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C280-8 Offshore Generator Set

C280-8 Offshore Generator Set

At a Glance

Minimum Rating
3084 kV·A
Maximum Rating
3634 kV·A
IMO Tier II/EPA Marine Tier 2
Engine Control
Electronic ADEM™ A3
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The C280-8 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 C280-8 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 C280-8 offshore generator set. Ratings: 2208-2600 ekW (2760-3714 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1000/900 rpm). IMO Tier II emissions compliant.

Engine Specifications

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Minimum Rating 3084kV·A
Maximum Rating 3634kV·A
Emissions IMO Tier II/EPA Marine Tier 2
Engine Control Electronic ADEM™ A3
Generator Set Control Generator Monitoring System (GMS)
Weight 108027lb
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore 11in
Displacement 9031in³
Fuel System EUI
Oil Change Interval 1000h
Stroke 11.8in


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Height 134.1in
Length 320.5in
Width 91.6in

Capacity for Liquids

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Cooling System - Engine 140gal (US)
Lube Oil System - Refill 289gal (US)