Caterpillar C280

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Caterpillar C280 [1]
Overview
ManufacturerCaterpillar Incorporated
Layout
ConfigurationInline 6, V8, V12, V16
Displacement18,500 cubic centimetres (1,129 in3) per cylinder
Cylinder bore280 millimetres (11.02 in)
Piston stroke300 millimetres (11.81 in)
Compression ratio15.3:1 (Propulsion)
12.6:1, 13:1 (Generator)
RPM range
Idle250
Redline1000
Combustion
TurbochargerDouble or Quad
Fuel systemUnit injection
ManagementElectronic
Fuel typeDiesel
Oil systemWet sump
Cooling systemWater cooled
Output
Power outputup to 5,670 kilowatts (7,604 hp) @ 1000 rpm (marine/military rating)
Torque output12,100 newton metres (8,925 lbf⋅ft) @ 800 rpm
Dimensions
Dry weightup to 32.75 tonnes (32.233 long tons; 36.101 short tons)
Emissions
Emissions target standardEPA IV or IMO III
Emissions control technologyExhaust gas recirculation
Chronology
PredecessorCaterpillar 36 series engine
EMD 1010
Caterpillar CG260 [2]
Overview
ManufacturerCaterpillar Incorporated
Layout
ConfigurationInline 6, V8, V12, V16
Displacement18,000 cubic centimetres (1,098 in3) per cylinder
Cylinder bore260 millimetres (10.24 in)
Piston stroke320 millimetres (12.60 in)
Compression ratio12:1
RPM range
Idle320
Redline1000
Combustion
TurbochargerQuad
Fuel systemUnit injection
ManagementElectronic
Fuel typeNatural gas
Biogas
Gasoline
Oil systemWet sump
Cooling systemWater cooled
Output
Power outputup to 4,500 kilowatts (6,035 hp) @ 1000 rpm (marine/military rating)
Torque output10,700 newton metres (7,892 lbf⋅ft) @ 850 rpm
Dimensions
Dry weightup to 32.75 tonnes (32.233 long tons; 36.101 short tons)
Emissions
Emissions target standardEPA IV or IMO III
Chronology
PredecessorCaterpillar 36 series engine

The Caterpillar C280 is a family of diesel internal combustion engines made by Caterpillar. The engine is 18.5 liters per cylinder in displacement. The cylinder size is 11.02 x 11.81 bore/stroke. The engine can produce 2400-7600 horsepower at 900 RPM. The peak torque occurs at an engine speed of 800 RPM. The engine weighs over ten tonnes. The Cat C280 is often used in locomotives and freight-class ships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C280-12 MARINE PROPULSION". S7d2.scene7.com. Retrieved 2017-07-30.
  2. ^ "CAT CG260". S7d2.scene7.com. Retrieved 2017-07-30.