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Overview

The R3000H underground loader is designed to meet the challenges of the most demanding underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs. Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C15 ACERT™ Cat® C15 ACERT™ Less
Rated Power 1800.0 RPM 1800.0 RPM Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 409.0 hp 305.0 kW Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm Less
Stroke 6.8 in 171.5 mm Less
Displacement 927.6 in3 15.2 L Less
Gross Power – ISO 14396 401.0 hp 299.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity 44092.0 lb 20000.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load Straight Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal 104199.0 lb 47264.0 kg Less
Breakout Force (SAE) 61773.0 lb 28020.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Weight 177273.0 lb 80410.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Full Turn Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal 88191.0 lb 40003.0 kg Less

Weights

Empty 123580.0 lb 56055.0 kg Less
Loaded 167672.0 lb 76055.0 kg Less
Empty – Front Axle 52104.0 lb 23634.0 kg Less
Empty – Rear Axle 71454.0 lb 32411.0 kg Less
Loaded – Front Axle 122733.0 lb 55671.0 kg Less
Loaded – Rear Axle 44917.0 lb 20374.0 kg Less

Transmission

Forward 1 3.4 mph 5.5 km/h Less
Forward 2 6.0 mph 9.7 km/h Less
Forward 3 10.7 mph 17.3 km/h Less
Forward 4 19.6 mph 31.6 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.1 mph 6.7 km/h Less
Reverse 2 7.6 mph 12.3 km/h Less
Reverse 3 13.4 mph 21.6 km/h Less
Reverse 4 21.0 mph 33.8 km/h Less

Hydraulic Cycle Time

Raise 8.8 Seconds 8.8 Seconds Less
Dump 1.85 Seconds 1.85 Seconds Less
Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.54 Seconds 3.54 Seconds Less
Total Cycle Time 14.2 Seconds 14.2 Seconds Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacities 8.3-11.6 m3 (10.9-15.2 yd3) 8.3-11.6 m3 (10.9-15.2 yd3) Less
Dump Bucket – 1* 10.9 yd3 8.3 m3 Less
Dump Bucket – 2* 11.6 yd3 8.9 m3 Less
Dump Bucket – 3* 13.7 yd3 10.5 m3 Less
Dump Bucket – 4 15.2 yd3 11.6 m3 Less
Note *High penetration bucket versions also available. *High penetration bucket versions also available. Less

Turning Dimensions

Axle Oscillation 8.0 Degrees 8.0 Degrees Less
Articulation Angle 42.5 Degrees 42.5 Degrees Less
Inner Clearance Radius** 127.8 in 3247.0 mm Less
Note **Clearance dimensions are for reference only. **Clearance dimensions are for reference only. Less
Outside Clearance Radius** 296.7 in 7536.0 mm Less

Tires

Tire Size 35/65 R33 VSNT 35/65 R33 VSNT Less

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase 9.0 gal 34.0 L Less
Front Differential and Final Drives (with Axle Oil Cooling System) 42.0 gal 159.0 L Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives (with Axle Oil Cooling System) 44.1 gal 167.0 L Less
Cooling System 19.8 gal 75.0 L Less
Front Differential and Final Drives 31.4 gal 119.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 406.5 gal 1539.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 37.0 gal 140.0 L Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives 33.5 gal 127.0 L Less
Transmission 16.4 gal 62.0 L Less

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450-2011, CAN-CSA 424.30-M90 ISO 3450-2011, CAN-CSA 424.30-M90 Less
Cab/FOPS ISO 3449-2005 Level II ISO 3449-2005 Level II Less
Cab/ROPS ISO 3471-2008 ISO 3471-2008 Less
Steering ISO 5010-2007 ISO 5010-2007 Less

Power Train – Engine

The Cat® C15 engine with ACERT™ Technology. Innovative technologies optimize performance.


Power Train – Transmission

More power to the ground for greater productivity.


Hydraulics

Cat hydraulics deliver the power and control to keep material moving.


Structures

Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the R3000H’s durability.


Operator Comfort

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


Loader Bucket Systems

Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.


Serviceability

More time for production.


Customer Support

Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.


Safety

Cat mining machines and systems are designed with safety as their first priority.


R3000H Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Dual Brake Light
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Engine Shutdown Switch
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric Horns
  • Enclosed Operators Station: – Air Conditioning – Pressurizer – Dome Light – Radio Ready – Heater
  • Gauges: – Engine Coolant Temperature – Fuel Level – Hydraulic Oil – Speedometer – Tachometer
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • ROPS/FOPS Structure
  • STIC Steering
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt

POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C15 ATAAC Diesel Engine with ACERT™ Technology, 6-Cylinder
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes (SAFR™)
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Torque Converter/Lock Up Clutch
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Crossflow Radiator

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Auto Park Brake
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Bucket Positioner, Return To Dig
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Hardox 450 Bucket Lip
  • Operator Present System
  • Rear Frame Protection Wear Bars 125 × 50 mm (5 × 2 in)
  • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
  • Swing Out Radiator Grill
  • Tires, VSNT 35/65 R33

R3000H Optional Equipment

• Alternative Tire Arrangements

• Automatic Lube System

• Auxiliary Start Receptacle

• Brake Pressure Gauges

• Brake Release Arrangements

• Bucket Heel Shrouds

• Bucket Sacrificial Wear Strip Package

• Centralized Lube System, Manual

• Color Rearview Camera

• Drawbar Attachment, Bolt-on

• Electronic Access Module

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

• Fire Extinguishers

• Fire Suppression System

• Fold Down Top Deck Handrails

• Front Light Protectors

• Oil Sample Adapters

• Payload Control System (PCS)

• Reflective Tape

• Remote Control Systems
  • – Proportional
  • – Retrieval Attachment

• Reversible Steering

• Ride Control System

• Seat Covers

• Secondary Steering System

• Service Tools

• Swivel Seat (EU Region only)

• Tee Seat

• VIMS™ Gen3

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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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