C280-16 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

C280-16 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

C280-16 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Rating
5320 ekW
Minimum Rating
3350 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
IMO - Tier 2
60 Hz
720 & 900 rpm
Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model
3616 V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum
Width - Maximum
Height - Maximum
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

Standard Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air Cleaner
Cooling System
  • Three-bundle oil cooler
  • Jacket Water Thermostats
  • Front Mounted Turbos
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Water Temperature Regulator
Exhaust System
  • Dry, Gas Tight, Exhaust Manifold
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Includes Adapter, Flexible Exhaust Fitting
Fuel System
  • Simplex or Duplex
Generator System
  • Custom Generator per Generator Data Sheet completed by Dealer
Governor System
  • UG Actuator
Lube System
  • Wet Oil Sump. Includes engine-driven main Lubrication & Oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Centrifugal Oil Filters with Single Shutoff
  • Oil Filler and Dipstick
  • Service Side Engine mounted on Cylinder Block Inspection Covers
  • Crankcase Explosion Relief Valves
  • Oil Pressure Regulating Valve
Mounting System
  • Damper, Torsional Vibration
  • Engine and Generator Mounting
Starting / Charging System
  • Line Group for Single Point Custom Connection
  • Two Motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Vane Type Air Starter
  • Air Silencer
  • Gear driven Pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket Water, Aftercooler / Oil Cooler Water
  • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow

Optional Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Air Inlet Adapter
  • Vertical Support Bracket
  • Air cleaner Louver Assembly
  • Boost Control Valve
  • Soot Filter
  • Heavy Duty Air Cleaner
Cooling System
  • Auxiliary Water Pump
  • Heat Exchanger for Single Circuit
  • Expansion Tank
  • Cooling System Aids
  • Heating Aids
Exhaust System
  • Flexible Exhaust Fittings
  • Weld Flange and Related Hardware
Fuel System
  • Duplex Primary Fuel Strainer
  • Fuel System Connections
  • Fuel Priming Pump
Generator System
  • Winding Temperature Detectors
  • Anti-condensation Space Heaters
  • 3 Phase, Six Leads, WYE
  • Class F Insulation
  • Bus Bar Connections
Governor System
  • Electronic / Actuators
  • EGB Actuator
  • Digital Programmers
  • Battery Backup / Power Supply
  • 230 UA
  • 723 Plus
Lube System
  • Oil Pan Drain Valve
  • Lube ANSI Adapter (Emergency connection)
Mounting System
  • Spring Type Vibration Isolator
  • Vertically Restrained
  • Non-vertically Restrained
  • Isolator
Starting / Charging System
  • Compressed Air Flex Hose
  • Turbine Type Air Starters
  • Pressure Reducing Valve
  • Redundant Air Starters
  • Custom Paint Colors

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