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Overview

With over 40 years’ experience and over 6,500 battery-powered units produced, the Cat Scoop is the obvious choice for a low-maintenance, high-productivity utility vehicle. These battery-powered mining machines are setting the pace in efficient and reliable underground utility vehicles. The SU488 L is one of the strongest and most rugged low-profile scoops ever built.

Specifications

Units:
Height to Top of Cab 3.67 ft 1120.0 mm Less
Payload Capacity 10.0 tons 9.1 tonnes Less
Length 28.75 ft 8760.0 mm Less
Operating Height 864 mm (and above) [34 in (and above)] 864 mm (and above) [34 in (and above)] Less
Power Type Battery Battery Less

Dimensions

Overall Length (with bucket) 28.74 ft 8760.0 mm Less
Overall Width (at bucket) 9.58 ft 2920.0 mm Less

Weights

Scoop Utility Empty Weights – Less Battery 28000.0 lb 12700.0 kg Less
Scoop Utility Empty Weights – With 64-SS55-21 Battery 35750.0 lb 16220.0 kg Less
Scoop Utility Empty Weights – With 64-SS85-21 Battery 42500.0 lb 19277.0 kg Less

Speed

Tram Speed 5.0 mph 8.0 km/h Less

Lift and Carry Capacity

Capacity 9.1 tonnes (10 tons) at 1220 mm (48 in) from bucket mounting pin 9.1 tonnes (10 tons) at 1220 mm (48 in) from bucket mounting pin Less

Drive Train

Axles Heavy duty axles. Features outboard planetary, SAHR brakes, brake cooling and optional Diff-Lock Heavy duty axles. Features outboard planetary, SAHR brakes, brake cooling and optional Diff-Lock Less
Drive Lines Heavy duty off-highway, 7C type driveshafts with slip joints Heavy duty off-highway, 7C type driveshafts with slip joints Less
Reducer A foot mounted 3.33:1 ratio gearbox A foot mounted 3.33:1 ratio gearbox Less

Brakes

Service and Emergency/Park Spring applied hydraulic release SAHR Spring applied hydraulic release SAHR Less
Service and Emergency/Park 4-wheel wet disc 4-wheel wet disc Less
Service and Emergency/Park Controlled by reverse modulating valve Controlled by reverse modulating valve Less
Service and Emergency/Park Left pedal activated Left pedal activated Less

Hydraulics

Hydraulic Hose and Fittings JIC fittings with high pressure hosing; MSHA 2G flame resistant approved. JIC fittings with high pressure hosing; MSHA 2G flame resistant approved. Less
Hydraulic PTO Two (2) quick coupler connections, 8.27 MPa (1,200 psi) maximum recommended operating pressure. Two (2) quick coupler connections, 8.27 MPa (1,200 psi) maximum recommended operating pressure. Less
Lift Cylinder Two (2) 152 mm (6 in) bore, double acting cylinders with forged rods and self-aligning bushings. Two (2) 152 mm (6 in) bore, double acting cylinders with forged rods and self-aligning bushings. Less
Reservoir Fill System Fill cap assembly in top of reservoir tank. Fill cap assembly in top of reservoir tank. Less
Steering Cylinder Two (2) 127 mm (5 in) bore, double acting cylinders with forged rods and self-aligning bearings. Two (2) 127 mm (5 in) bore, double acting cylinders with forged rods and self-aligning bearings. Less

Operator’s Compartment

Components Extended Operator’s Deck Extended Operator’s Deck Less
Components Right Foot Accelerator Pedal Right Foot Accelerator Pedal Less
Components Left Foot Brake Pedal Left Foot Brake Pedal Less
Components Tape Strip Panic Switch that De-energizes Electrical System and Applies Automatic Brake Tape Strip Panic Switch that De-energizes Electrical System and Applies Automatic Brake Less
Components Warning Gong Warning Gong Less
Components Manual Circuit Breaker Lever Re-set Handle Manual Circuit Breaker Lever Re-set Handle Less
Components Park Brake Release Pressure Gauge Park Brake Release Pressure Gauge Less
Components System Pressure Gauge System Pressure Gauge Less
Components Accumulator Pressure Gauge Accumulator Pressure Gauge Less
Valve Bank Hydraulic – Functions: • Steering • Bucket • Bucket Eject • Winch/Power Take Off • Battery Changer • Steering • Bucket • Bucket Eject • Winch/Power Take Off • Battery Changer Less

Electrical Controls

Types Mine duty, 600 amp frame circuit breaker, with UVR (under voltage release) trip unit. Mine duty, 600 amp frame circuit breaker, with UVR (under voltage release) trip unit. Less

Manuals

Types Two Battery Maintenance Manuals Two Battery Maintenance Manuals Less
Types Two Parts Manuals Two Parts Manuals Less
Types One LinkOne CD which includes all above manuals in electronic format One LinkOne CD which includes all above manuals in electronic format Less
Types Two Electrical Troubleshooting Guides Two Electrical Troubleshooting Guides Less
Types Two Battery Maintenance Charts Two Battery Maintenance Charts Less
Types Two Operation and Preventive Maintenance Manuals Two Operation and Preventive Maintenance Manuals Less

Tire/Wheel Option

Options 28×15-15 Tires – Customer specified tire brand and fill type. 28×15-15 Tires – Customer specified tire brand and fill type. Less
Options 35×15-15 Tires – Customer specified tire brand and fill type. 35×15-15 Tires – Customer specified tire brand and fill type. Less
Options 32×15-15 Tires – Customer specified tire brand and fill type. 32×15-15 Tires – Customer specified tire brand and fill type. Less

Operator Control Options

Options Left hand control stick that incorporates the most common operator functions. Left hand control stick that incorporates the most common operator functions. Less
Options Tapeswitch stop switches located on both sides of operator. Tapeswitch stop switches located on both sides of operator. Less
Options Manual Disconnect Switch. Manual Disconnect Switch. Less

Battery Plug – Single Connector Option

Options Battery plug is rated at 600 amps. Battery plug is rated at 600 amps. Less
Options J&R 2000, 5-pole, Brass with Captive Wrench – brass plug with a captive wrench to install or remove the battery plugs. J&R 2000, 5-pole, Brass with Captive Wrench – brass plug with a captive wrench to install or remove the battery plugs. Less
Options Other connector options available upon request. Other connector options available upon request. Less

Lighting System Option

Options Ocenco, Halogen, 12V DC, 50 watt – two front headlights with protective guard, and two rear headlights with protective guard. Ocenco, Halogen, 12V DC, 50 watt – two front headlights with protective guard, and two rear headlights with protective guard. Less
Options MCI 12V MCI 12V Less
Options MCI 120V MCI 120V Less

Auxiliary Components

Components Battery Change Cables Battery Change Cables Less

Machine Battery

Components Battery Tray Battery Tray Less
Components Battery Filling System Battery Filling System Less
Components Battery Receptacle Kit Battery Receptacle Kit Less
Components Battery with Plastisol Coated Tray (Single Connector) Battery with Plastisol Coated Tray (Single Connector) Less

Battery Charger Options

Options Dual Output for Two Batteries Dual Output for Two Batteries Less
Options Single Output for One Battery Single Output for One Battery Less

Control System

Controlled Productivity


Drive Technology

High-performance AC power for more efficiency


Tram Motor

Higher loaded tram speeds


Pump Motor

Explosion proof with 11.9 kW/16 hp


Drive Train

Unparalleled speed and maximum reliability


Axle Diff-Lock

4-wheel drive on-demand


Center Section

Heavy-duty construction for maximum reliability


Operator Comfort

Human-factor engineered operator’s compartment


Safety

Designed with safety as top priority


SU488 L Optional Equipment

• Schroder Test Mate

• PA Approval Kit

• Park Brake Pressure Switch

• Center Section Lock Bar

• Venturi Jet Fill

• Traction Motor Over Speed Protection

• BUC 2000 Hand Held Calibrator (Control Adjustments and Troubleshooting)

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

Cat Financial is the single best resource for all your international mining finance needs, with capabilities to offer everything from leasing and general financing to project and structured financing.

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