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Industrial Diesel Engines - Lesser Regulated & Non-Regulated

Cat® industrial engines are ready for your application. These engines deliver the unsurpassed reliability, durability, fuel efficiency, and low cost of ownership you have come to expect from Caterpillar. And our world-class product support will never let you down. All this adds up to a powerful advantage for you. Every Cat industrial diesel and gas engine comes with 75 years of engine experience. Our world-class product line of high-speed and medium-speed industrial engines in a wide range of applications offer power solutions for the most demanding installations and the harshest environments. With power options from 8.2 to 6,100 bkW (11 to 8,180 bhp), Cat industrial diesel and gas engines offer the widest power range in the industry.

Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engine

The Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the perfect balance of compact size, reliability, and performance. This engine is offered in ratings ranging up to 55 bkW (74 bhp) @ 2500 rpm. The C2.8 is designed to meet the needs of many industries and applications, including agricultural tractors, aerial lifts, aircraft ground support, bore/drill rigs, chippers/grinders, compactors/rollers, compressors, forestry, irrigation equipment, material handling, mining, earthmoving equipment, paving equipment, pumps, fruit harvesters equipment, turf and underground mining equipment.

  • Specification Summary

  • Minimum Power55 bkW
  • Maximum Power55 bkW
  • Frequency2200-2500 rpm
  • EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified). EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Equivalent Emission S
  • Engine ConfigurationInline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Product Details

Power Rating

Minimum Power 55 bkW
Maximum Power 55 bkW
Frequency 2200-2500 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified). EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Equivalent Emission S

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 in³)
Aspiration Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio 17.0:1
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
Lube System (refill) 4 L (1.06 qt)

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Length 635 mm (25 in)
Width 561 mm (22.1 in)
Height 766 mm (30.2 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments) 245 kg (450 lb)
  • 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
  • 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
        • 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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