C280-8 Tier 4

Bore
11 in / 280 mm
Stroke
11.8 in / 300 mm
Displacement
9031 in³ / 148 l

Building on the durability and reliability of the C280 engine platform, Caterpillar is pleased to offer the EPA Tier 2 compliant C280 engine line.

Power Rating
Power Range 3299-3634 bhp (2460-2530 bkW)
Engine Specifications
Speed Range 1000 rpm
Emissions EPA Tier 4, IMO III
Aspiration TA
Bore 11 in / 280 mm
Stroke 11.8 in / 300 mm
Displacement 9031 in³ / 148 l
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise or clockwise
Configuration In-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Dimensions & Weights
Minimum Dry Weight 41800 lb / 19000 kg
Minimum Length 195 in / 4953 mm
Maximum Length 195 in / 49536 mm
Minimum Height 104 in / 2642 mm
Maximum Height 104 in / 2642 mm
Minimum Width 71 in / 1803 mm
Maximum Width 71 in / 1803 mm

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
    • Air inlet shutoff
    • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
    • Turbocharger, engine oil lubricated
  • Control System
    • Dual Caterpillar A-III Electronic Engine Control Modules with Electronic Unit Injector Fuel System
    • Rigid Wiring Harness (10 amp 24volt power required to drive Electronic Engine Control Modules)
  • Cooling System
    • Engine coolant water drains
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Distillate fuel (requires viscosity ranging from 1.4 cSt to 20 cSt at 38 degrees C)
    • Fuel transfer pump (mounted on left hand side)
    • Duplex fuel filters
    • Electronically Controlled Unit Injectors
  • Lube Systems
    • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff. Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers. Includes installed oil lines and single shutoff valve. Filters centrifuge bypass oil from the main lubricating oil pump. Can be serviced with the engine running.
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Valve, oil pressure regulating
    • Valves, crankcase explosion relief
  • General
    • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Pumps, gear driven: fuel, oil, jacket water, aftercooler/oil cooler water

Optional Equipment

  • Engine Application/Design Control
    • Crankshaft Deflection Marks
    • Extra Mounting Feet
  • Engine Package Description
    • Auxiliary Drive
    • Stub Shaft Certification
  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaners
  • Cooling System
    • Auxiliary Water Pump
    • Jacket Water Heaters
    • Heat Recovery System
    • Heat Recovery Thermostats
    • De-Aerator
    • Connections for Driven Equipment
    • Cooling System Connection Groups
  • Exhaust System
    • Outlet Expander
    • Flexible Exhaust Fittings
    • Weld Flange
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pump
    • Duplex Primary Fuel Strainer
    • Fuel Systems Connections
  • Lube System
    • Oil Pan Drain Valve
    • Lube Connections
    • Lube Oil Heater
  • Marine Society Requirements
    • Spray Shielding
  • Protection System
    • Monitoring System
    • ECP Relay System Options
    • ECP Mechanical Gauge Instrument Panel
    • Turbocharger Speed Sensor
    • Cylinder Pressure Relief Valve
    • Oil Mist Detector
    • Protection System Components
    • Wiring
    • Magnetic Pickup
  • Spare Parts Kits
    • Intake and Air System
    • Basic Engine
    • Cylinder Head
    • Fuel System
    • Cooling System
    • Instrumentation
    • Cylinder Valve Kits
  • Starting System
    • Boost Control Valve, Pressure Reducing Valve
  • Engine Testing
    • Basic System Testing
    • Special Witness Test
    • Customer Selected Test Points
    • Marine Limit Line Test
    • Propeller Demand Curve Test
  • Service Tools/Ship Protection/Factor Support
    • Commissioning
    • Service Tools
    • Shipping Protection - Export Boxing
    • AID Emblem
    • Storage Preservation
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