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)
Rated Payload
33069 lb
15000 kg

Overview

SUPERIOR PRODUCTIVITY. ZERO EMISSIONS.

The Cat® R1700 XE 15-tonne (16.5 ton) payload battery electric LHD is designed to deliver superior productivity, with the benefits of no engine heat or exhaust emissions. With key performance metrics matching R1700 diesel LHD, the R1700 XE features fast charging by means of the MEC500 mobile equipment charger with stringent safety features.

Benefits

ZERO EMISSIONS

100% Battery Electric Propulsion, zero diesel emissions and significantly less heat generation.
Over 400 Caterpillar electrification patents leveraged in the design.

PRIORITY ON PRODUCTION

15 tonne payload, performance matching R1700.
Autodig function and traction control.
Liquid cooling batteries.

ON-BOARD FAST CHARGING

Batteries stay on the machine.
Electrical safety built into every level of the battery system.
Uses portable Cat MEC500, full charge in less than 20 minutes using dual 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)
Rated Payload 33069 lb 15000 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
Breakout Force - Lift and Tilt 53330 lb 24190 kg
Shipping Weight 114460 lb 51918 kg
Ride Control Yes Yes
Operating Mass 107460 lb 48743 kg
Lift Cylinder - Stroke 33 in 830 mm
Tilt Cylinder - Bore 8 in 210 mm
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke 22 in 564 mm
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Electro – Hydraulic, Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing Electro – Hydraulic, Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing
Lift Cylinder - Bore 7 in 170 mm
Relief Valve Setting - Main 4932 psi 34000 kPa
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
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
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)
Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours 12,000-13,000 hours
Ability of Regenerative Braking Yes Yes
Cooling Method Liquid Liquid
Motor Type Switched Reluctance Switched Reluctance
Efficiency 95% 95%
Rated Power (peak, nominal) 303 HP 226 kW
Cooling Method Liquid Liquid
Efficiency 96% 96%
Motor Type Switched Reluctance Switched Reluctance
Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours 12,000-13,000 hours
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)
Cooling Method Liquid (coolant) Liquid (coolant)
Component Ratings IP67, IP69K IP67, IP69K
Inverter Rating 350A (nominal DC), 715VDC 350A (nominal DC), 715VDC
Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours 12,000-13,000 hours
5% Grade - Loaded 9.2 mile/h 14.8 km/h
0% Grade - Loaded 11.2 mile/h 18 km/h
0% Grade - Unloaded 11.2 mile/h 18 km/h
20% Grade - Loaded 3 mile/h 4.8 km/h
20% Grade - Unloaded 3.9 mile/h 6.2 km/h
15% Grade - Unloaded 4.9 mile/h 7.9 km/h
5% Grade - Unloaded 11.2 mile/h 18 km/h
10% Grade - Loaded 5.3 mile/h 8.6 km/h
15% Grade - Loaded 3.8 mile/h 6.1 km/h
10% Grade - Unloaded 6.9 mile/h 11.1 km/h
Charging Current, Voltage 1160A (output), 820VDC 1160A (output), 820VDC
Charging Method Ultra Fast Charge Onboard Ultra Fast Charge Onboard
Pack Energy Capacity - Total 213 kWh 213 kWh
Operating Temperature Limits (ambient) 50° C/–20° C (122° F/-4° F) 50° C/–20° C (122° F/-4° F)
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)
Minimum Charging Rate 500 kW 500 kW
Charging Rate Up to 4C (matched with MEC500 chargers) Up to 4C (matched with MEC500 chargers)
Maximum Charging Rate 840 kW (two MEC500 chargers) 840 kW (two MEC500 chargers)
Pack Voltage - Nominal 715 V 715 V
Battery Monitoring With integrated Caterpillar controls systems With integrated Caterpillar controls systems
Battery Cooling Method Chilled Liquid (Extended Life Coolant) Chilled Liquid (Extended Life Coolant)
Battery Chemistry Li-lon Li-lon

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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