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C280-8 Offshore Generator Set

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.

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    Product Specs

    Engine Specifications

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


    Length 320.5 in
    Height 134.1 in
    Width 91.6 in

    Capacity for Liquids

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