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C280-6 Offshore Generator Set

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.

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    Product Specs

    Engine Specifications

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


    Width 71.6 in
    Length 293 in
    Height 107.6 in

    Capacity for Liquids

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