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Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engine

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CALCULATE FINANCE

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.

High Performance

Leading edge fuel systems and turbocharging provide high torque even at lower engine speeds.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.

Broad Application Range

Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Low Cost Maintenance

Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of 500 hours. The S•O•S℠ program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
Power Rating
Maximum Power 55 kW (74 HP)
Maximum Torque 300 Nm @ 1600 rpm (221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm)
Rated Speed 2200-2400 rpm
Minimum Power 50 kW (67 HP)
Emission Standards
Emissions UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1
General
Engine Configuration Inline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 90 mm (3.5 in)
Stroke 110 mm (4.3 in)
Displacement 2.8 l (171 inu00b3)
Compression Ratio 17.0:1
Aspiration Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment -
Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Length 633 mm (24.9 in)
Width 538 mm (21.2 in)
Height 786 mm (30.9 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 320 kg (705 lb)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Induction manifolds
    • Exhaust manifolds
  • Control System
    • Starter motor (12V or 24V)
    • Alternator (12V or 24V)
    • Electronic Control Unit (chassis mounted)
    • Engine control sensors and robust wiring harness
    • Data interface via CANbus J1939
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    • Flywheel housings – SAE 3 or SAE 4
    • Choice of flywheel to match industry common hydraulic pumps and transmissions
    • Side PTO with SAE A or SAE B interface
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter – preconnected but chassis mounted
    • With water sensor
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil filters
    • High incline oil pan – 35° continuous in all directions
  • General
    • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F) with standard equipment
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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