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Overview

We understand the challenges you face, the importance of reliability, and the relationship between uptime and productivity. That’s why we continually strive to produce the safest, most reliable and productive hydraulic mining shovels possible. Offering the widest payload range of any manufacturer in the industry, the ability to optimally pair with our popular line of mining trucks, and the support of our world-class Cat dealer network, we are uniquely positioned to partner with you to help achieve your productivity targets. We understand what matters to you. Our hydraulic mining shovels are built with you in mind. Because in mining, every day matters and every load counts.

General Data

Units:
Engine Output – SAE J1995 3360 kW (4,500 hp) 3360 kW (4,500 hp) Less
Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (SAE 2:1) – 52.0 m3 (68.0 yd3) Face Shovel (SAE 2:1) – 52.0 m3 (68.0 yd3) Less
Operating Weight Face Shovel – 980 tonnes (1,080 tons) Face Shovel – 980 tonnes (1,080 tons) Less

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Hydraulic tank capacity – approximately 2640.0 gal 10000.0 L Less
Main pumps 8 × variable flow axial piston pumps 8 × variable flow axial piston pumps Less
Main pumps – Maximum oil flow – AC version 8 × 943 L/min (8 × 249 gal/min) 8 × 943 L/min (8 × 249 gal/min) Less
Main pumps – Maximum oil flow – Diesel version 8 × 936 L/min (8 × 247 gal/min) 8 × 936 L/min (8 × 247 gal/min) Less
Maximum pressure, attachment 4495.0 psi 310.0 bar Less
Maximum pressure, swing pumps 5080.0 psi 350.0 bar Less
Maximum pressure, travel 5220.0 psi 360.0 bar Less
Swing pumps 6 × reversible swash plate pumps 6 × reversible swash plate pumps Less
Swing pumps – Maximum oil flow – AC version 6 × 496 L/min (6 × 131 gal/min) 6 × 496 L/min (6 × 131 gal/min) Less
Swing pumps – Maximum oil flow – Diesel version 6 × 488 L/min (6 × 129 gal/min) 6 × 488 L/min (6 × 129 gal/min) Less
Total volume of hydraulic oil – approximately 3450.0 gal 13000.0 L Less

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Diameter of fans 4 × 1524 mm (4 × 60 in) 4 × 1524 mm (4 × 60 in) Less
Features Fan speed is thermostatically controlled Fan speed is thermostatically controlled Less
Features Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature Less
Features Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers Less
Features Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity available whenever engine is running Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity available whenever engine is running Less
Oil flow of cooling pumps – AC version 4 × 1000 L/min (4 × 264 gal/min) 4 × 1000 L/min (4 × 264 gal/min) Less
Oil flow of cooling pumps – Diesel version 4 × 975 L/min (4 × 258 gal/min) 4 × 975 L/min (4 × 258 gal/min) Less

Operator’s Cab

Board Control System (BCS) Features: Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic system & lubrication system Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic system & lubrication system Less
Components Safety switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat Safety switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat Less
Components Robust instrument panel includes large colored BCS screen with transflective technology Robust instrument panel includes large colored BCS screen with transflective technology Less
Components Roller blind at windshield Roller blind at windshield Less
Components Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer Less
Components All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window Less
Components FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure Less
Components Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Less
Components Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles Less
Components Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated Less
Components Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests Less
Internal dimensions of amenity cab – Height 7.05 ft 2150.0 mm Less
Internal dimensions of amenity cab – Length 5.25 ft 1600.0 mm Less
Internal dimensions of amenity cab – Width 5.25 ft 1600.0 mm Less
Internal dimensions of cab – Height 7.05 ft 2150.0 mm Less
Internal dimensions of cab – Length 7.22 ft 2200.0 mm Less
Internal dimensions of cab – Width 5.25 ft 1600.0 mm Less
Operator’s eye level – approximately 28.87 ft 8.8 m Less

Swing System

Features All race ways of swing ring as well as grease bath for internal gearing supplied by automatic central lubrication system All race ways of swing ring as well as grease bath for internal gearing supplied by automatic central lubrication system Less
Features Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control Less
Features Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control Less
Maximum swing speed – AC version 4.1 RPM 4.1 RPM Less
Maximum swing speed – Diesel version 3.9 RPM 3.9 RPM Less
Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Less
Swing Drives 6 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors 6 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors Less
Swing Ring Triple race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing Triple race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing Less

Undercarriage

Bottom Rollers (each side) 7 7 Less
Components Running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers & pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket & pad links, are hardened Running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers & pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket & pad links, are hardened Less
Components Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator Less
Components Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel Less
Components Acoustic travel alarm Acoustic travel alarm Less
Components Idlers, bottom rollers and support rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system Idlers, bottom rollers and support rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system Less
Components Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins Less
Gradeability of travel drives – maximum 44.0 % 44.0 % Less
Maximum tractive force 974880.0 lb 4338.0 kN Less
Parking Brake Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released Less
Support Rollers (each side) 2 plus a skid plate in between 2 plus a skid plate in between Less
Track Pads (each side) 48 48 Less
Travel Drives (each side) 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors Less
Travel Speed: 1st Stage (maximum) 0.99 mph 1.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed: 2nd Stage (maximum) 1.37 mph 2.2 km/h Less

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity of grease container 264.0 gal 1000.0 L Less
Type Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump Less
Type Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times Less
Type System failures displayed by Board Control System System failures displayed by Board Control System Less
Type Connected to lube system are swing roller bearing with internal gearing, & all pivot points of attachment, bucket & cylinders Connected to lube system are swing roller bearing with internal gearing, & all pivot points of attachment, bucket & cylinders Less

Operating Weight

Shovel – Ground Pressure 25.8 N/cm2 (37.4 psi) 25.8 N/cm2 (37.4 psi) Less
Shovel – Note Additional track pads available on request Additional track pads available on request Less
Shovel – Operating weight 2160510.0 lb 980000.0 kg Less
Shovel – Standard track pads 6.56 ft 2000.0 mm Less

Electrical System (diesel drive)

Alternators 2 × 175A each 2 × 175A each Less
Batteries in series/parallel installation 6 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 630 Ah – 24V in total 6 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 630 Ah – 24V in total Less
Components Battery isolation relays Battery isolation relays Less
Components Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator’s cab Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator’s cab Less
System voltage 24V 24V Less
Working spotlights 12 × high brightness LED lights 12 × high brightness LED lights Less

Retractable Service Station

Installation Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground Less

Attachments

All buckets are equipped with a wear package consisting of: – Wing shrouds on side walls – Heel shrouds at bottom edges – Wing shrouds on side walls – Heel shrouds at bottom edges Less
All buckets are equipped with a wear package consisting of: – Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket – Lip shrouds between teeth – Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket – Lip shrouds between teeth Less
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: – Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage – Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces – Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage – Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces Less
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: – Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance – Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance – Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance – Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance Less
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: – Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc – Crowd force assistance – Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc – Crowd force assistance Less
Type Inspection hole in boom and stick Inspection hole in boom and stick Less
Type Pressure-free lowering of boom and stick by means of a float valve Pressure-free lowering of boom and stick by means of a float valve Less
Type Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request Less
Type Catwalks with rails at boom Catwalks with rails at boom Less
Type Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible Less
Type Boom and stick are stress-relieved after welding Boom and stick are stress-relieved after welding Less
Type Boom and stick are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas Boom and stick are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas Less

Electric Motors – 6090 AC FS

Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) Less
Maximum starting current 780.0 amps 780.0 amps Less
Revolutions 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz) 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz) Less
Total Output 4291.0 hp 3200.0 kW Less
Total Rated Current IN 332.0 amps 332.0 amps Less
Type 2 × Squirrel cage induction motors 2 × Squirrel cage induction motors Less
Voltage 6.6 kV ±10% (other on request) 6.6 kV ±10% (other on request) Less

Engine

Engine Model 2 × Cummins QSK60 2 × Cummins QSK60 Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 4500.0 hp 3360.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 4500.0 hp 3360.0 kW Less
Note Electric drive option available (3200 kW) on 6090 AC FS Electric drive option available (3200 kW) on 6090 AC FS Less

Bucket

Bucket Capacity – Front Shovel (heaped 2:1) 68.0 yd3 52.0 m3 Less

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload 103.0 tons 93.6 tonnes Less
Operating Weight – Front Shovel 1080.0 tons 980.0 tonnes Less

Diesel Engines – Cummins QSK60

Aspiration 2-stage turbocharged; aftercooled and intercooled 2-stage turbocharged; aftercooled and intercooled Less
Bore 6.25 in 159.0 mm Less
Components Pre-lube starting system Pre-lube starting system Less
Components Two-stage fuel filter includes water separator Two-stage fuel filter includes water separator Less
Components Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation Less
Components Micro processed engine control Micro processed engine control Less
Components Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Less
Components Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration Less
Components Engine-oil-change interval of 1,000 hours Engine-oil-change interval of 1,000 hours Less
Components Additional high-capacity water separator Additional high-capacity water separator Less
Displacement 3674.0 in3 60.2 L Less
Emission certification U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim Less
Fuel tank capacity 4000.0 gal 15100.0 L Less
Make and model 2 × QSK60 2-stage 2 × QSK60 2-stage Less
Maximum altitude without deration – above sea level 16000.0 ft 4880.0 m Less
Number of cylinders (each engine) 16 16 Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Total rated net power ISO 3046/1 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1) 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1) Less
Total rated net power SAE J1349 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1) 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1) Less
Total rated net power SAE J1995 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1) 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1) Less

Drive Systems

Balanced Combination of Power and Efficiency


Twin-engine Concept

Stay Up and Running More Consistently


TriPower System

Superior Digging Capability and Bucket Fill Factors


Hydraulic System

Easy Serviceability and Greater Productivity


Independent Oil Cooling System

More Effective Oil Cooling for Extended Component Life


Pump Managing System

Enhanced Efficiency, Component Life, and Control Response


Closed-loop Swing Circuit

More Efficient Energy Use and Faster Boom Lift Motion During Swing


Operator’s Cab

Ensuring the Safety and Comfort of Your Operators


Electronic Control System

Operate with Confidence


Cat MineStar System and Technology Solutions

Evolving Your Mine for Greater Safety and Productivity


Loading/Hauling Efficiency

Move More Material with Optimal Pass Match Pairings


Front Shovel Attachment Structures

Bolstering Your Investment with Robust and Durable Structures


Swing System

Longer Component Life for Better Swing System Reliability


Undercarriage

Tough and Long-lasting


Safety

Designed with Your Safety as Our Top Priority


Serviceability

Designed to Get You Back to Work Fast


Customer Support

Stay Up and Running with Service and Support from Our Unmatched Global Network


Sustainability

Higher Standards for a Better Tomorrow


6090 FS Standard Equipment

• TriPower shovel attachment

• Independent oil-cooling system

• Spacious walk-through machine house

• 5-circuit hydraulic system

• Electronic-hydraulic servo control

• Board Control System (BCS)

• Torque control in closed-loop swing circuit

• Automatic central lubrication system

• LED working lights

6090 FS Optional Equipment

GENERAL
  • • Export crating
  • • Finishing as per end user’s corporate colors
  • • Customizing of logos as per customer’s specification

SUPERSTRUCTURE
  • • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
  • • Mesabi radiators instead of standard radiators
  • • 2nd retractable boarding ladder on right-hand side of engine module
  • • Various cold-weather packages
  • • Additional lighting

CAB
  • • Various heating and air conditioning systems
  • • Outside-mounted sun shields
  • • Additional instrumentation

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • • Track pad width 1800 mm (5 ft 11 in)
  • • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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