R1700 XE (Battery-Electric)

Underground Mining Load Haul Dump (LHD) Loaders R1700 XE (Battery-Electric)

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Key Specs

Rated Power - Peak
335 HP
250 kW
Bucket Capacities
5.7-7.5 m³ (7.5-9.8 yd³)
5.7-7.5 m³ (7.5-9.8 yd³)
Nominal Payload Capacity
33069 lb
15000 kg

Overview

Superior Productivity. Zero Exhaust Emissions.

What if you could have the class-leading payload and superior productivity of the proven Cat® R1700 underground loader without the engine heat or exhaust emissions? You can. Introducing the R1700 XE battery electric LHD—a high-productivity, zero exhaust emission loader with the industry’s only onboard battery. It charges quickly—in less than 20 minutes when paired with two of the durable and mobile Cat MEC500 chargers. This provides an alternative to expensive static charging station infrastructure, as well as the need for additional batteries, battery handling and battery swapping. The machine also features Auto Dig for optimized loading and is factory-ready for autonomous operation. And it delivers the powerful performance, maximum uptime and low operating costs you demand.

Benefits

Battery Electric Power

With 100% Battery Electric Propulsion, zero exhaust emissions and significantly less heat generation

Production Priority

Thanks to 15-tonne payload, performance matching R1700 and optimized loading with Auto Dig function

On-Board Fast Charging

Batteries that stay on the machine, plus full charge in less than 20 minutes using dual Cat MEC500 chargers

Product Specifications for R1700 XE (Battery-Electric)

Bucket Capacities 5.7-7.5 m³ (7.5-9.8 yd³) 5.7-7.5 m³ (7.5-9.8 yd³)
Nominal Payload Capacity 33069 lb 15000 kg
Operating Mass 107460 lb 48743 kg
Shipping Weight 114460 lb 51918 kg
Breakout Force - Lift and Tilt 53330 lb 24190 kg
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 108500 lb 49203 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 89600 lb 40649 kg
Ride Control Yes Yes
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Electro – Hydraulic, Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing Electro – Hydraulic, Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing
Lift/Tilt System - Pump Variable Flow Piston/Hydraulic Load Sense Variable Flow Piston/Hydraulic Load Sense
Maximum Flow 78.5 gal/min 297 l/min
Relief Valve Setting - Main 4932 psi 34000 kPa
Lift Cylinder - Bore 7 in 170 mm
Lift Cylinder - Stroke 33 in 830 mm
Tilt Cylinder - Bore 8 in 210 mm
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke 22 in 564 mm
Raise 6.8 s 6.8 s
Dump 3.3 s 3.3 s
Lower, Empty, Float Down 2.9 s 2.9 s
Total Cycle Time 13.2 s 13.2 s
Rated Power - Peak 335 HP 250 kW
Rated Power - Nominal 295 HP 220 kW
Motor Type Switched Reluctance Switched Reluctance
Rated Torque (peak, nominal = @ 12 km/h [7.5 mph] and nominal power) 3200 N·m/660 N·m (2360 lbf-ft/443 lbf-ft) 3200 N·m/660 N·m (2360 lbf-ft/443 lbf-ft)
Efficiency 95% 95%
Cooling Method Liquid Liquid
Ability of Regenerative Braking Yes Yes
Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours 12,000-13,000 hours
Rated Power (peak, nominal) 303 HP 226 kW
Motor Type Switched Reluctance Switched Reluctance
Rated Torque (peak, nominal = 1,600 equivalent rpm) 600 N·m/531 N·m (443 lbf-ft/392 lbf-ft) 600 N·m/531 N·m (443 lbf-ft/392 lbf-ft)
Efficiency 96% 96%
Cooling Method Liquid Liquid
Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours 12,000-13,000 hours
Inverter Rating 350A (nominal DC), 715VDC 350A (nominal DC), 715VDC
Cooling Method Liquid (coolant) Liquid (coolant)
Component Ratings IP67, IP69K IP67, IP69K
Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours 12,000-13,000 hours
0% Grade - Loaded 11.2 mile/h 18 km/h
0% Grade - Unloaded 11.2 mile/h 18 km/h
5% Grade - Loaded 9.2 mile/h 14.8 km/h
5% Grade - Unloaded 11.2 mile/h 18 km/h
10% Grade - Loaded 5.3 mile/h 8.6 km/h
10% Grade - Unloaded 6.9 mile/h 11.1 km/h
15% Grade - Loaded 3.8 mile/h 6.1 km/h
15% Grade - Unloaded 4.9 mile/h 7.9 km/h
20% Grade - Loaded 3 mile/h 4.8 km/h
20% Grade - Unloaded 3.9 mile/h 6.2 km/h
Battery Chemistry Li-lon Li-lon
Battery Monitoring With integrated Caterpillar controls systems With integrated Caterpillar controls systems
Pack Voltage - Nominal 715 V 715 V
Pack Energy Capacity - Total 213 kWh 213 kWh
Charging Method Ultra Fast Charge Onboard Ultra Fast Charge Onboard
On Board Fast Charging Charge time (0-100%) Less than 20 minutes (two MEC500 in parallel); Less than 30 minutes (one MEC500) Less than 20 minutes (two MEC500 in parallel); Less than 30 minutes (one MEC500)
Battery Cooling Method Chilled Liquid (Extended Life Coolant) Chilled Liquid (Extended Life Coolant)
Operating Temperature Limits (ambient) 50° C/–20° C (122° F/-4° F) 50° C/–20° C (122° F/-4° F)
Charging Current, Voltage 1160A (output), 820VDC 1160A (output), 820VDC
Maximum Charging Rate 840 kW (two MEC500 chargers) 840 kW (two MEC500 chargers)
Minimum Charging Rate 500 kW 500 kW
Charging Rate Up to 4C (matched with MEC500 chargers) Up to 4C (matched with MEC500 chargers)

R1700 XE (Battery-Electric) Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Brake axle cooling
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet multiple-disc (SAFR)
  • Machine Power Source:
    – Battery
    – Two independently controlled motors for propulsion and hydraulics

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, reversing
  • DC-DC convertor, 8 Amp
  • 24V Battery disconnect switch, ground level
  • 24V Batteries, low maintenance
  • HV indication lamp
  • HV battery disconnect switch
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Lighting, external, front, rear (LED)
  • Lighting, stop, dual (LED)
  • Receptacle, auxiliary start

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Enclosed Cab, ROPS/FOPS certified
  • Color Multi Purpose Display (CMPD):
    – Front and rear brake gauges
    – System diagnostics
    – Residual brake warning
  • Horns, electric
  • Instrumentation/gauges:
    – Speedometer/tachometer
    – Battery SOC (State of Change) level
    – Hydraulic oil temperature
    – Battery and PTO coolant temperature
  • Operator presence system
  • Automatic Brake Application (ABA)
  • Light, warning, residual brake
  • Monitor, door latch
  • Electrohydraulic implement controls (single joystick)
  • Seat belt, retractable
  • Mounts, radio and speaker (×2)
  • Storage box, enclosed, 5 L (3 gal)
  • Armrests and kneepads, independently adjustable

TIRES, RIMS, AND WHEELS

  • Tires
  • Rims (set of four):
    – Five piece

TECHNOLOGY

  • Traction control
  • Product Link™ Elite System

OTHER EQUIPMENT

  • Dump bucket
  • Lift arm positioner for return to dig

CHOOSE BETWEEN:

  • Cab: Standard height
  • Cab: Raised height

R1700 XE (Battery-Electric) Optional Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Reversible hydraulic steering lines
  • Fast fill and evacuation of fluids (Power train and Hydraulic)

ELECTRICAL

  • Alternate implement control functions
  • 24 V Battery isolation switch in the cab

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Color rear view camera

TIRES, RIMS, AND WHEELS

  • Spare rim

TECHNOLOGY

  • Cat Auto Dig
  • Ride control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Cat payload monitoring
  • Product Link Elite with WiFi (Confirm regional availability with your Cat dealer.)
  • Cat line of sight remote receiver for the machine
  • Cat line of sight remote console (over the shoulder design) (Confirm regional availability with your Cat dealer.)
  • Wireless communications control group

OTHER EQUIPMENT

  • Autolube
  • Ansul fire suppression – wet 37 L (9.8 gal)
  • Bolt-on, brake release recovery bar or hook
  • Bolt Together bucket
  • Bolt-on bucket lips
  • Service bay light
  • Truck loading light

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