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Overview

With over 250 deliveries world-wide, the Cat 6030/6030 FS is our most popular and best-selling hydraulic mining shovel model. Along with the same advanced technology available on its larger Cat counterparts, the 6030/6030 FS provides the most powerful engine output in its class for added productivity and facilitates the mobility and flexibility you need from a 300 tonne machine. When optimally paired with our 777 or 785 Series mining trucks, you’ll experience the operational efficiency and productivity you’re looking for, supported by our unmatched Cat dealer network.

General Data

Units:
Engine Output - SAE J1995 1140 kW (1,530 hp) 1140 kW (1,530 hp) Less
Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3) Less
Operating Weight Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons) Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons) Less
Engine output SAE J1995 - 2 × Cat C27 ACERT 1530.0 hp 1140.0 kW Less

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Hydraulic tank capacity - approximately 660.0 gal 2500.0 L Less
Main pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps Less
Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version 4 × 543 L/min (4 × 143 gal/min) 4 × 543 L/min (4 × 143 gal/min) Less
Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version 4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 gal/min) 4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 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 2 × reversible swash plate double pumps 2 × reversible swash plate double pumps Less
Swing pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version 2 × 426 L/min (2 × 113 gal/min) 2 × 426 L/min (2 × 113 gal/min) Less
Swing pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version 2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min) 2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min) Less
Total volume of hydraulic oil - approximately 925.0 gal 3500.0 L Less

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Diameter of fans 2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in) 2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in) Less
Oil flow of cooling pumps - AC version 2 × 459 L/min (2 × 121 gal/min) 2 × 459 L/min (2 × 121 gal/min) Less
Oil flow of cooling pumps - Diesel version 2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min) 2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min) Less

Operator’s Cab

Board Control System (BCS III) Features: USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram) On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram) Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube system Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube system Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: On-screen trouble shooting assistance On-screen trouble shooting assistance Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: Graphic charts of logged data Graphic charts of logged data Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: Fault memory with storage of related conditions Fault memory with storage of related conditions Less
Components Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat 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
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 Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles Less
Components Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Less
Components Emergency exit harness kit Emergency exit harness kit Less
Components Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated 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 21.33 ft 6.5 m Less

Swing System

Maximum swing speed - AC version 5.0 RPM 5.0 RPM Less
Maximum swing speed - Diesel version 4.6 RPM 4.6 RPM Less
Parking Brakes Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Less
Swing Drives 2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors 2 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 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
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
Gradeability of travel drives - approximate 64.0 % 64.0 % Less
Maximum tractive force 367880.0 lb 1637.0 kN Less
Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/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) 47 47 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) 0.87 mph 1.4 km/h Less
Travel Speed: 2nd Stage (maximum) 1.68 mph 2.7 km/h Less

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity of grease container 120.0 gal 450.0 L Less

Operating Weight

Backhoe - Ground Pressure 22.1 N/cm2 (32.1 psi) 22.1 N/cm2 (32.1 psi) Less
Backhoe - Operating weight 652560.0 lb 296000.0 kg Less
Backhoe - Standard track pads 3.28 ft 1000.0 mm Less
Face Shovel - Ground pressure 22.0 N/cm2 (31.9 psi) 22.0 N/cm2 (31.9 psi) Less
Face Shovel - Operating weight 647710.0 lb 293800.0 kg Less
Face Shovel - Standard track pads 3.28 ft 1000.0 mm Less

Electrical System (diesel drive)

Batteries (12V each) in series/parallel installation 4 × 210 Ah; 420 Ah - 24V 4 × 210 Ah; 420 Ah - 24V Less
System voltage 24V 24V Less
Working spotlights 8 × high brightness Xenon lights 8 × high brightness Xenon 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

Diesel Engines

Alternators 2 × 150A 2 × 150A Less
Aspiration Turbocharged and charge air-cooled Turbocharged and charge air-cooled Less
Bore 5.42 in 137.7 mm Less
Displacement 1648.0 in3 27.0 L Less
Emission U.S. E.P.A. Flex U.S. E.P.A. Flex Less
Fuel tank capacity 1416.0 gal 5360.0 L Less
Make and model 2 × Cat C27 (U.S. EPA Tier 2) 2 × Cat C27 (U.S. EPA Tier 2) Less
Maximum altitude without deration at 15° C (59° F) - above sea-level 5750.0 ft 1750.0 m Less
Number of cylinders (each engine) 12 12 Less
Stroke 6.0 in 152.4 mm Less
Total rated gross power - SAE J1995 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) Less
Total rated net power - ISO 3046/1 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) Less
Total rated net power - SAE J1349 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) Less

Attachments

All buckets (FS and BH) 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
All buckets (FS and BH) 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
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 whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance - Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance Less
Type Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH) Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH) Less
Type Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request Less
Type Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve 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 Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding Less
Type Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with solid steel castings at pivot areas Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with solid steel castings at pivot areas Less

Engine

Engine Model 2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™ 2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™ Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 1530.0 hp 1140.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 1530.0 hp 1140.0 kW Less
Note Electric drive option available (1000 kW) on 6030 AC/6030 AC FS Electric drive option available (1000 kW) on 6030 AC/6030 AC FS Less

Bucket

Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 22.0 yd3 17.0 m3 Less
Bucket Capacity - Front Shovel (heaped 2:1) 21.6 yd3 16.5 m3 Less

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload 34.0 tons 30.0 tonnes Less
Operating Weight - Backhoe 326.0 tons 296.0 tonnes Less
Operating Weight - Front Shovel 324.0 tons 294.0 tonnes Less

Electric Motor - 6030 AC/6030 AC FS

Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) Less
Output 1000 kW 1000 kW Less
Rated current IN 109A (at 6.3 kV) 109A (at 6.3 kV) Less
Speed 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz) 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz) Less
Starting current 450% of IN (253% of IN optional) 450% of IN (253% of IN optional) Less
Type Squirrel cage induction motor Squirrel cage induction motor Less
Voltage 6.3 kV ± 10% (other on request) 6.3 kV ± 10% (other on request) Less

Drive Systems

Balanced Combination of Power and Efficiency


Twin-engine Concept

Stay Up and Running More Consistently


TriPower System (Front Shovel Machines)

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 Attachment Options and 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


Customer Support

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


Serviceability

Designed to Get You Back to Work Fast


Sustainability

Higher Standards for a Better Tomorrow


6030/6030 FS Standard Equipment

TriPower shovel attachment

Independent oil cooling system

Spacious walk-through machine house

5-circuit hydraulic system

On-board electronics system: Control and Monitoring Platform (CAMP)

Board Control System (BCS III)

Torque control in closed-loop swing circuit

Automatic central lubrication system

Xenon working lights

6030/6030 FS Optional Equipment

GENERAL
  • Export crating
  • Finishing as per end user’s corporate colors

SUPERSTRUCTURE
  • Mechanical service crane on superstructure
  • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
  • Folding access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°
  • Round container with a standard 200 L (53 gal) grease barrel (instead of 450 L (119 gal) grease container)
  • Lubricated pinion for greasing of internal gearing of swing ring
  • Various cold-weather packages

CAB
  • Various heating and air-conditioning systems
  • Roller blinds at all windows
  • Outside-mounted sun shields

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Track pad width 800 mm (2 ft 7 in) or 1200 mm (3 ft 11 in)
  • Automatic lubrication of rollers by central lube system
  • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)

ATTACHMENT
  • Guards for shovel cylinders of FS attachment
  • Xenon lighting on boom
  • Special wear packages
  • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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