Our control system eliminates commutating coils and capacitor banks and is able to provide a microprocessor-based motor controller. Using the dash-mounted diagnostic display and the handheld calibrator/diagnostic unit, difficulties can be overcome in short order.
The Cat Control System
We have led the way in increasing the productivity of battery powered mining equipment.» Learn More
It is up to 14% more efficient than traditional DC motors. This means higher loaded tram speeds, more responsive hydraulic functions and more work per battery charge.
State-of-the-Art Drive Technology
Optional HiPAC 10 VFD – The Cat HiPAC 10 is a DC to AC variable-frequency inverter control that drives high-performance AC electronic motors, which have a superior speed-torque characteristics.» Learn More
An Optional 100 hp AC tram motor is available with the HiPAC 10 VFD Control System.
Mine Duty, 37 kW/50 hp Tram Motor
The scoop is equipped with a 50 hp, 110 V DC, class H insulation series wound traction motor.» Learn More
The machines are provided with 10-micron return line filtration and a magnetic particle sump strainer. For long life and dependability, the main implement pumps are helical gear, fixed displacement. Dash-mounted gauges provide the operator with continuous monitoring of the status of the hydraulic system. An optional 35 kW (47 hp) AC Pump motor with HiPAC 10 VFD control system is available.
Explosion Proof, 11.9 kW/16 hp Pump Motor
All Cat utility scoops feature large hydraulic fluid reservoirs for maximum cooling capacity. Each reservoir is equipped for easy fluid-level monitoring.» Learn More
For unparalleled speed and maximum reliability, the SU488 offers dual 37.3 kW (50 hp) tram motors.
Heavy-duty Drive Train
With options and features like full inboard planetary axles and bulletproof outboard and hub-end planetary axles, the Cat Scoop is the right combination for any application.» Learn More
At Caterpillar, ergonomics is not just another marketing buzzword. Controls are placed in a logical, easy-to-reach position and are easily operated from the fully padded, adjustable seat.
Human-factor Engineered Operator’s Compartment
For long-shift productivity, operator comfort is paramount for maintaining a safe working environment.» Learn More
High-strength, low-alloy steel bearing attachment faces and quality ANSI/AWS welding help provide the reliability that our customers demand. The articulation joint features hardened spherical bushings to ensure even load distribution to the high-strength, hardened articulation pins.
Heavy-duty Center Section
To provide superior stability in tough conditions, the scoop offers ball bearing oscillation. The problems associated with three-point-hitch style oscillation are eliminated with the robust design of the pivot section.» Learn More
Alternate engines are available depending on application and geographical regions.
The Cat Diesel Power pack, in both permissible and non-permissible configurations, is the cleanest power pack available for the underground mining environment.» Learn More