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Overview

The AD45B underground articulated truck is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton hauling in underground mining applications. Rugged construction and simplified maintenance guarantee long life with low operating costs. Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™ Cat® C18 ACERT™ Less
Rated Power 2000.0 RPM 2000.0 RPM Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 589.0 hp 439.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 555.0 hp 414.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 555.0 hp 414.0 kW Less
Net Power – 80/1269/EEC 555.0 hp 414.0 kW Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1104.53 in3 18.1 L Less

Operating Specifications

Gross Machine Operating Weight 187393.0 lb 85000.0 kg Less
Nominal Payload Capacity 99208.0 lb 45000.0 kg Less

Weights

Empty 88184.0 lb 40000.0 kg Less
Loaded 187393.0 lb 85000.0 kg Less
Empty – Front Axle 60847.0 lb 27600.0 kg Less
Empty – Rear Axle 27337.0 lb 12400.0 kg Less
Loaded – Front Axle 85451.0 lb 38760.0 kg Less
Loaded – Rear Axle 101942.0 lb 46240.0 kg Less

Weight Distribution

Empty – Front Axle 69% 69% Less
Empty – Rear Axle 31% 31% Less
Loaded – Front Axle 45.6% 45.6% Less
Loaded – Rear Axle 54.4% 54.4% Less

Transmission

Forward 1 4.9 mph 8.0 km/h Less
Forward 2 6.8 mph 10.9 km/h Less
Forward 3 9.4 mph 15.1 km/h Less
Forward 4 12.8 mph 20.6 km/h Less
Forward 5 17.4 mph 28.1 km/h Less
Forward 6 23.7 mph 38.1 km/h Less
Forward 7 32.3 mph 52.0 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.6 mph 7.5 km/h Less
Reverse 2 6.3 mph 10.1 km/h Less

Final Drives

Differential Ratio 3.46:1 3.46:1 Less
Final Drive Ratio 5.65:1 5.65:1 Less
Total Reduction Ratio 19.55:1 19.55:1 Less

Body Hoist

Raise 16.0 Seconds 16.0 Seconds Less
Lower 21.0 Seconds 21.0 Seconds Less
Total Cycle Time 37.0 Seconds 37.0 Seconds Less

Body Capacities

Ejector Body 29.9 yd3 22.9 m3 Less
Dump Body – 1 23.6 yd3 18.0 m3 Less
Dump Body – 2 27.9 yd3 21.3 m3 Less
Dump Body – 3 32.8 yd3 25.1 m3 Less

Turning Dimensions

Articulation Angle 42.5 Degrees 42.5 Degrees Less
Frame Oscillation 10º 10º Less
Inside Clearance Radius* 209.0 in 5310.0 mm Less
Outside Clearance Radius* 365.8 in 9291.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase with Filter 16.9 gal 64.0 L Less
Transmission 15.9 gal 60.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 70.3 gal 266.0 L Less
Cooling System 22.5 gal 85.0 L Less
Front Differentials and Final Drives 20.3 gal 77.0 L Less
Rear Differentials and Final Drives 21.9 gal 83.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 201.8 gal 764.0 L Less

Tires

Tire Size 29.5 × R29 29.5 × R29 Less

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90 ISO 3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90 Less
Cab/FOPS ISO 3449, SAE J231, AS2294.3, EN13627 ISO 3449, SAE J231, AS2294.3, EN13627 Less
Cab/ROPS ISO 3471, SAE J1040, AS2294.2, EN13510 ISO 3471, SAE J1040, AS2294.2, EN13510 Less

Power Train – Engine

The Cat® C18 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 AD45B’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.


AD45B Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alternator, 95 amp
  • 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
  • Open ROPS/FOPS operator station
  • Suspension operator seat with retractable seat belt
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
  • Rearview mirrors
  • Trainer/passenger seat and seat belt
  • Operator Present System

POWER TRAIN
  • 6 cylinder C18 ACERT™ ATAAC diesel engine
  • Long life coolant
  • Automatic retarder control
  • All wheel disc brakes (oil cooled)
  • Parking brakes (four wheels)
  • Autoshift transmission 7 speed forward/2 speed reverse
  • Torque converter with automatic lockup
  • Control throttle shifting
  • Programmable ground speed limiting
  • Programmable gear blockout with body up
  • Engine air intake pre cleaner
  • Four wheel drive

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Belly guards
  • 29.5 × R29 VSNT radial tires
  • Front and rear tow pin
  • Articulated and oscillated hitch
  • Exhaust catalytic converter/muffler
  • Body-up alarm
  • Centralized lubrication points
  • Frame lifting lugs
  • Exhaust covers
  • Dump body (21.3 m3 – 27.9 yd3)
  • Firewall
  • Front axle suspension
  • Front rubber bumpers

AD45B Optional Equipment

Air Conditioned Cab, ROPS/FOPS
  • Windshield Wiper Water
  • Window, Sliding Operator
  • Heater, Cab

Automatic Lubrication System

Bodies
  • Body, (18.0 m3 – 23.6 yd3)
  • Body, (25.1 m3 – 32.8 yd3)
  • Ejector, (22.9 m3 – 29.9 yd3)
  • Body Liners, Heavy Duty

Camera/Monitor, Reversing

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

Fire Extinguisher, Hand Held

Fire Suppression System

Secondary Steering, Ground Driven

EAM (Electronic Access Module)

TPMS (Truck Payload Measurement System)

Brake Oil Pressure Gauges

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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