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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)