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C280-6 Offshore Generator Set

C280-6 Offshore Generator Set

At a Glance

Minimum Rating
2320 kV·A
Maximum Rating
2722 kV·A
IMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2
Engine Control
Electronic ADEM™ A3
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The C280-6 generator set incorporates years of proven success of the 3600 engine with the latest technology in electronics. The result is a fully integrated solution that is ideal for offshore operations. Ideal applications for the C280-6 offshore generator set are main power on-board drilling and production vessels and platforms. Complete package offerings are MCS type-approved and compliant with IMO Tier II emissions standards, making integration of the Cat C280-12 generator set into the vessel a simplified operation. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat C280-6 offshore generator set. Ratings: 1661-1940 ekW (2076-2771 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1000/900 rpm). IMO Tier II emissions compliant.

Engine Specifications

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Minimum Rating 2320kV·A
Maximum Rating 2722kV·A
Emissions IMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2
Engine Control Electronic ADEM™ A3
Generator Set Control Generator Monitoring System (GMS)
Weight 91492lb
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore 11in
Displacement 6773in³
Fuel System EUI
Oil Change Interval 1000h
Stroke 11.8in


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Height 107.6in
Length 293in
Width 71.6in

Capacity for Liquids

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Cooling System - Engine 105gal (US)
Lube Oil System - Refill 229gal (US)