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Overview

The AD30 underground articulated truck is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton hauling in smaller underground mining applications. Rugged construction and easy maintenance guarantee long life with low operating costs. Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C15 ACERT™ Cat® C15 ACERT™ Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 408.0 hp 304.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 377.0 hp 281.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 377.0 hp 281.0 kW Less
Net Power – 80/1269/EEC 377.0 hp 281.0 kW Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm Less
Stroke 6.8 in 171.5 mm Less
Displacement 928.0 in3 15.2 L Less

Operating Specifications

Gross Machine Operating Weight 132300.0 lb 60000.0 kg Less
Nominal Payload Capacity 66139.0 lb 30000.0 kg Less

Weights

Empty 63647.0 lb 28870.0 kg Less
Front Axle 42944.0 lb 19479.0 kg Less
Rear Axle 20704.0 lb 9391.0 kg Less
Loaded 132277.0 lb 60000.0 kg Less
Front Axle 58451.0 lb 26513.0 kg Less
Rear Axle 73826.0 lb 33487.0 kg Less

Weight Distribution

Front Axle 67.5 % 67.5 % Less
Rear Axle 32.5 % 32.5 % Less
Front Axle 44.2 % 44.2 % Less
Rear Axle 55.8 % 55.8 % Less

Transmission

Forward 1 4.2 mph 6.8 km/h Less
Forward 2 7.6 mph 12.3 km/h Less
Forward 3 13.9 mph 22.3 km/h Less
Forward 4 25.4 mph 40.8 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.8 mph 7.8 km/h Less

Final Drives

Differential Ratio 3.38:1 3.38:1 Less
Final Drive Ratio 4.76:1 4.76:1 Less
Total Reduction Ratio 16.13:1 16.13:1 Less

Body Hoist

Raise 10.5 Seconds 10.5 Seconds Less
Lower 11.2 Seconds 11.2 Seconds Less
Total Cycle Time 21.7 Seconds 21.7 Seconds Less

Body Capacities

Body 1 22.9 yd3 17.5 m3 Less
Body 2 14.8 yd3 11.3 m3 Less
Body 3 18.8 yd3 14.4 m3 Less
Wide Body 21.9 yd3 16.8 m3 Less
Ejector Body 19.9 yd3 15.2 m3 Less
Ejector Body 22.6 yd3 17.3 m3 Less

Turning Dimensions

Outside Clearance Radius 337.4 in 8571.0 mm Less
Inner Clearance Radius 198.0 in 5030.0 mm Less
Axle Oscillation 10.0 Degrees 10.0 Degrees Less
Articulation Angle 42.5 Degrees 42.5 Degrees Less

Dimensions

Overall Width 105.9 in 2650.0 mm Less
Tunnel Clearance Width 157.5 in 4000.0 mm Less
Tunnel Clearance Height 157.5 in 4000.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Load (2:1) 123.3 in 3133.0 mm Less
Loading Height 93.9 in 2385.0 mm Less
Overall Height – Body Raised 220.5 in 5602.0 mm Less
Height to Top of ROPS 102.4 in 2600.0 mm Less
Overall Length 4000.0 in 10153.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 204.7 in 5200.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 15.7 in 400.0 mm Less
Dump Clearance 22.0 in 558.0 mm Less
Rear Wheel to Body Raised 41.8 in 1061.0 mm Less
Rear Axle to Tail 63.3 in 1608.0 mm Less
Max Overall Length 423.0 in 10743.0 mm Less
Centerline of Front Axle to Centerline of Hitch 70.9 in 1800.0 mm Less
Front Axle to Front Bumper 131.7 in 3345.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Body 100.3 in 2547.0 mm Less
Overall Tire Width 104.3 in 2650.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase with Filter 9.0 gal 34.0 L Less
Transmission 18.0 gal 67.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 87.0 gal 330.0 L Less
Cooling System 20.0 gal 74.0 L Less
Front Differentials and Final Drives 15.0 gal 56.0 L Less
Rear Differentials and Final Drives 15.0 gal 56.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 132.0 gal 500.0 L Less

Tires

Tire Size 26.5 × R25 MS VSNT E4 26.5 × R25 MS VSNT E4 Less

Brakes

Standards ISO3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90 ISO3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90 Less

Power Train – Engine

The Cat C15 Engine is built for power, reliability and efficiency.


Power Train – Transmission

More power to the ground for greater productivity.


Engine/Power Train Integration

Intelligent electronics for overall optimal performance.


Cat Brake System

Superior control for operator confidence.


Operator Comfort

Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.


Truck Body Systems

Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.


Structures

Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the AD30’s durability.


Serviceability

More time for production


Customer Support

Cat® dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.


Safety

Designed with safety as the first priority.


AD30 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Reversing Lights
  • Headlights with Dimmer Switch
  • Rear Work Light (Cab Mounted)
  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Ground Level Disconnect Switch (2 Post)
  • Jump Start Receptacle
  • Brake and Tail Light
  • Ground Level Shutdown Switch
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • 24V Electric Starting

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cab ROPS/FOPS Operator Station
  • Suspension Operator Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
  • Turn Signal Indicators
  • Rear View Mirrors
  • Trainer/Passenger Seat and Seat Belt
  • Operator Presence System Includes ABA
  • Residual Brake Pressure Warning Light

POWER TRAIN
  • 6 Cylinder C15 ACERT ATAAC Diesel Engine
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Automatic Brake Retarder Control
  • All Wheel Disc Brakes (Oil Cooled)
  • Parking Brakes (Four Wheels)
  • Autoshift Transmission 4 Speed Forward/1 Speed Reverse
  • Torque Converter with Automatic Lockup
  • Control Throttle Shifting
  • Programmable Ground Speed Limiting
  • Programmable Gear Blockout with Tray Up
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Four Wheel Drive

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Belly Guards
  • 26.5 × R25 VSNT Radial Tires
  • 5 piece, Tubeless Rims (set of 4)
  • Front Spill Guard for Body
  • Front and Rear Tow Pin
  • Articulated and Oscillated Hitch
  • Exhaust Catalytic Converter/Muffler
  • Tray-Up Alarm
  • Firewall
  • Centralized Lubrication Points
  • Frame Lifting Lugs
  • Exhaust Covers
  • Dump Body (14.4 m3, 18.8 yd3)
  • Oil Sample Adaptors
  • Residual Brake Pressure Warning Light
  • Radiator Cap Manual Release

AD30 Optional Equipment

Air Conditioned Cab, (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Windshield Wiper Washer
  • Window, Sliding, Operator
  • Heater, Cabin

Bodies
  • Body, (11.3 m3, 14.8 yd3)
  • Body, (17.5 m3, 22.9 yd3)
  • Ejector, (15.2 m3, 19.9 yd3)
  • Body Liners, Heavy Duty
  • Wide Body (16.8 m3, 21.9 yd3)
  • Ejector (17.3 m3, 22.6 yd3)

• Secondary Steering, Ground Driven

• Camera/Monitor, Reversing

Fast Fill System
  • Coolant
  • Engine
  • Fuel
  • Hydraulic
  • Transmission

• Fire Suppression System

• Fire Extinguisher, Hand Held

• EAM, (Electronic Access Module)

• TPMS, (Truck Payload Measurement System)

• Brake Oil Pressure Gauges

• Service Tools

• Custom Products

A Commitment to the Mining Industry

As the demand for commodities grows, mining companies need a partner to support them in their efforts. Caterpillar is committed to being that partner.

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Mining Financial Services

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