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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 Cat C32 – 1516 kW (2,032 hp) Cat C32 – 1516 kW (2,032 hp) Less
Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) – 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) – 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) – 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) – 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3) Less
Operating Weight Face Shovel – 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe – 407 tonnes (449 tons) Face Shovel – 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe – 407 tonnes (449 tons) Less

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Hydraulic tank capacity – approximately – AC version 1057.0 gal 4000.0 L Less
Hydraulic tank capacity – approximately – Diesel version 898.0 gal 3400.0 L Less
Main pumps – AC version 4 × variable flow axial piston pumps 4 × variable flow axial piston pumps Less
Main pumps – Diesel version 4 × variable swash plate pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps Less
Main pumps – Maximum oil flow – AC version 4 × 746 L/min (4 × 197 gal/min) 4 × 746 L/min (4 × 197 gal/min) Less
Main pumps – Maximum oil flow – Diesel version 4 × 724 L/min (4 × 191 gal/min) 4 × 724 L/min (4 × 191 gal/min) Less
Maximum pressure, attachment 4350.0 psi 300.0 bar Less
Maximum pressure, swing pumps 5080.0 psi 350.0 bar Less
Maximum pressure, travel 5080.0 psi 350.0 bar Less
Swing pumps – AC version 3 × reversible swash plate pump 3 × reversible swash plate pump Less
Swing pumps – Diesel version 4 × reversible swash plate pump 4 × reversible swash plate pump Less
Swing pumps – Maximum oil flow – AC version 3 × 491 L/min (3 × 130 gal/min) 3 × 491 L/min (3 × 130 gal/min) Less
Swing pumps – Maximum oil flow – Diesel version 4 × 321 L/min (4 × 85 gal/min) 4 × 321 L/min (4 × 85 gal/min) Less
Total volume of hydraulic oil – approximately – AC version 1585.0 gal 6400.0 L Less
Total volume of hydraulic oil – approximately – Diesel version 1532.0 gal 5800.0 L Less

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Components 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
Components Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans Less
Diameter of fans 2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in) 2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in) Less
Features Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running 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
Oil flow of cooling pumps – AC version 4 × 379 L/min (4 × 100 gal/min) 4 × 379 L/min (4 × 100 gal/min) Less
Oil flow of cooling pumps – Diesel version 2 × 799 L/min (2 × 211 gal/min) 2 × 799 L/min (2 × 211 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 systems Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems Less
Board Control System (BCS III) Features: On-screen troubleshooting assistance On-screen troubleshooting 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 blinds at all windows Roller blinds at all windows 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 Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system 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 External sun shields at side and rear windows External sun shields at side and rear windows Less
Components Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage Less
Components Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated Less
Components Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology 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 22.31 ft 6.8 m Less

Swing System

Features Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody Less
Features Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control Less
Features Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control Less
Features All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system Less
Maximum swing speed – AC version 5.1 RPM 5.1 RPM Less
Maximum swing speed – Diesel version 4.7 RPM 4.7 RPM Less
Parking Brake Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Less
Swing Drives 3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors 3 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 All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened Less
Components Acoustic travel alarm Acoustic travel alarm 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 All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened All teeth contact areas of sprocket and 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
Gradeability of travel drives – maximum 57.0 % 57.0 % Less
Maximum tractive force 471260.0 lb 2097.0 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) 42 42 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) 0.93 mph 1.5 km/h Less
Travel Speed: 2nd Stage (maximum) 1.55 mph 2.5 km/h Less

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity of grease container 264.0 gal 1000.0 L Less
Type Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times Less
Type System failures displayed by Board Control System System failures displayed by Board Control System 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 Connected to the lubrication system are: – pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders Connected to the lubrication system are: – pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders Less
Type Connected to the lubrication system are: – raceways of the swing roller bearing – two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring Connected to the lubrication system are: – raceways of the swing roller bearing – two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring Less

Operating Weight

6040 FS – Ground pressure 24.1 N/cm2 (35.0 psi) 24.1 N/cm2 (35.0 psi) Less
6040 FS – Note Other track pads available on request Other track pads available on request Less
6040 FS – Operating weight 891980.0 lb 404600.0 kg Less
6040 FS – Standard track pads 3.9 ft 1200.0 mm Less
6040 – Ground pressure 24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi) 24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi) Less
6040 – Note Other track pads available on request Other track pads available on request Less
6040 – Operating weight 897930.0 lb 407300.0 kg Less
6040 – Standard track pads 3.9 ft 1200.0 mm Less

Electrical System (diesel drive)

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 13 LED service lights 13 LED service lights Less
Components Battery isolation relays and switches Battery isolation relays and switches 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
Components 10 LED high-brightness working flood lights – 8 for working area – 2 for rear end 10 LED high-brightness working flood lights – 8 for working area – 2 for rear end Less
Components 2 LED high-brightness access flood lights 2 LED high-brightness access flood lights Less
System voltage 24V 24V 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 × 150 A 2 × 150 A Less
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Components Additional high-capacity water separator Additional high-capacity water separator Less
Components Two-stage fuel filter including water separator Two-stage fuel filter including water separator Less
Components Heavy-duty air filters Heavy-duty air filters Less
Components Microprocessed engine management Microprocessed engine management Less
Components Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Less
Displacement 1959.0 in3 32.1 L Less
Emissions U.S. EPA flex U.S. EPA flex Less
Fuel tank capacity 2060.0 gal 7800.0 L Less
Make and model 2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2) 2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2) Less
Max. altitude without deration – at 10° C above sea level 8200.0 ft 2500.0 m Less
Number of cylinders (each engine) 12 12 Less
Stroke 6.38 in 162.0 mm Less
Total rated gross power – SAE J1995 1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1) 1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1) Less
Total rated net power – ISO 3046/1 1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1) 1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1) Less
Total rated net power – SAE J1349 1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1) 1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 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
Type Guards for shovel cylinders (FS) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS) 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 Inspection hole in monoboom BH Inspection hole in monoboom BH 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 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 (FS and BH) Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH) 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 sticks are stress-relieved after welding Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding Less
Type Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas Less

Engine

Engine Model 2 × Cat® C32 2 × Cat® C32 Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 2032.0 hp 1516.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 2032.0 hp 1516.0 kW Less
Note Electric drive option available (1400 kW) on 6040 AC/6040 AC FS Electric drive option available (1400 kW) on 6040 AC/6040 AC FS Less

Bucket

Bucket Capacity – Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 28.8 yd3 22.0 m3 Less
Bucket Capacity – Front Shovel (heaped 2:1) 28.8 yd3 22.0 m3 Less

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload 44.0 tons 40.0 tonnes Less
Operating Weight – Backhoe 449.0 tons 407.0 tonnes Less
Operating Weight – Front Shovel 446.0 tons 405.0 tonnes Less

Electric Motor – 6040 AC/6040 AC FS

Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) Less
Output 1877.0 hp 1400.0 kW Less
Rated Current IN 156 A (at 6.6 kV) 156 A (at 6.6 kV) 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
Starting current 350% of IN (197% of IN Optional) 350% of IN (197% of IN Optional) Less
Type Power limit control by Pump Managing System Power limit control by Pump Managing System Less
Type Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions Less
Type Squirrel cage induction motor Squirrel cage induction motor Less
Voltage 6.6 kV ±10% (other on request) 6.6 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

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


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


6040/6040 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

• LED working lights

6040/6040 FS Optional Equipment

GENERAL
  • • Custom paint

SUPERSTRUCTURE
  • • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
  • • One or two round container(s) for standard 200 L (53 gal) barrels (instead of 1000 L (264 gal) grease container)
  • • Filling of round container(s) via service station
  • • Various cold-weather options

CAB
  • • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • • Cab heating
  • • Camera monitoring system

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • • Track pad width 1400 mm (4 ft 7 in) or 1600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
  • • Automatic lubrication of rollers by central lube system
  • • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
  • • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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