R2900

Underground Mining Load Haul Dump (LHD) Loaders R2900

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat® C15
Cat® C15
Engine Power - Stage V Engine - ISO 14396:2002
393 HP
293 kW
Nominal Payload Capacity
37920 lb
17200 kg

Overview

Improving On a Legacy of Success

The Cat® R2900 underground loader is our most popular, and now it’s available with the latest emission control solutions. An advanced EU Stage V compliant and engine and aftertreatment solution ensures the R2900 stays true to its proven history of long-term durability and performance while improving underground air quality. Next generation Cat design provides extended durability, superior serviceability and the ability to use advanced technology to enhance safety and productivity.
An operator favorite, it delivers a safe, comfortable ride in a cab equipped with easy-to-use controls and efficiency-boosting features that optimize performance and maximize productivity.

Benefits

Operator Favorite

Comfort, handling and ride quality combine with integrated, effortless controls to maximize efficiency

Technology-Ready

For remote operation and machine health monitoring solutions

Ultra-Clean Diesel

Latest engine technology and emission controls to lower carbon footprint and improves air quality

Product Specifications for R2900

Engine Model Cat® C15 Cat® C15
Engine Power - Stage V Engine - ISO 14396:2002 393 HP 293 kW
Engine Power - Tier 3 Engine - ISO 14396:2002 401 HP 299 kW
Engine Power - VR Engine - ISO 14396:2002 401 HP 299 kW
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
Stroke 6.8 in 171.5 mm
Displacement 927.6 in³ 15.2 l
Note (1) Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm for VR and Tier 3 equivalent model when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm for VR and Tier 3 equivalent model when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2) Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 2,000 rpm for Stage V model engine when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 2,000 rpm for Stage V model engine when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (3) All rating conditions are based on ISO/TR14396, inlet air standard conditions with a total barometric pressure of 100 kPa (29.5 in Hg), with a vapor pressure of 1 kPa (.295 in Hg), and 25° C (77° F). Performance measured using fuel to EPA specifications in 40 CFR Part 1065 and EU specifications in Directive 97/68/EC with a density of 0.845-0.850 kg/L @ 15° C (59° F) and fuel inlet temperature 40° C (104° F). All rating conditions are based on ISO/TR14396, inlet air standard conditions with a total barometric pressure of 100 kPa (29.5 in Hg), with a vapor pressure of 1 kPa (.295 in Hg), and 25° C (77° F). Performance measured using fuel to EPA specifications in 40 CFR Part 1065 and EU specifications in Directive 97/68/EC with a density of 0.845-0.850 kg/L @ 15° C (59° F) and fuel inlet temperature 40° C (104° F).
Note (4) Minimal engine derating* required up to 2926 m (9600 ft) at rated speed for Stage V engines, 3048 m (10,000 ft) altitude for Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent engines, and 3505 m (11,500 ft) for Tier 2/Stage II equivalent VR engines. (*<5%) Minimal engine derating* required up to 2926 m (9600 ft) at rated speed for Stage V engines, 3048 m (10,000 ft) altitude for Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent engines, and 3505 m (11,500 ft) for Tier 2/Stage II equivalent VR engines. (*<5%)
Note (5) Optional Ventilation Reduction Package available. Optional Ventilation Reduction Package available.
Note (6) Optional engine with emissions equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA is also available. Optional engine with emissions equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA is also available.
Note (7) Optional engine available that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards. Optional engine available that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Nominal Payload Capacity 37920 lb 17200 kg
Gross Machine Mass 162736 lb 73816 kg
Shipping Mass 125203 lb 56791 kg
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 94106 lb 42686 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 80686 lb 36599 kg
Breakout Force - Lift (ISO) 50062 lb 22704 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt (ISO) 60298 lb 27346 kg
Operating Mass* 114837 lb 52089 kg
Operating Mass* - Front Axle 50623 lb 22962 kg
Operating Mass* - Rear Axle 64214 lb 29127 kg
Operating Mass + Rated Payload* 152756 lb 69289 kg
Operating Mass + Rated Payload* - Front Axle 109949 lb 49872 kg
Operating Mass + Rated Payload* - Rear Axle 42807 lb 19417 kg
Note *Calculated Weight. *Calculated Weight.
Forward - 1 3.2 mile/h 5.1 km/h
Forward - 2 6 mile/h 9.7 km/h
Forward - 3 10.7 mile/h 17.3 km/h
Forward - 4 18.9 mile/h 30.4 km/h
Reverse - 1 4.1 mile/h 6.6 km/h
Reverse - 2 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Reverse - 3 13.4 mile/h 21.5 km/h
Reverse - 4 20.4 mile/h 32.8 km/h
Raise 9.2 s 9.2 s
Dump 3.4 s 3.4 s
Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.1 s 3.1 s
Total Cycle Time 15.7 s 15.7 s
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Open Centre, Pilot Control Open Centre, Pilot Control
Lift/Tilt System - Pump Fixed Displacement Gear Pump Fixed Displacement Gear Pump
Maximum Flow at 2,120 rpm 116.2 gal/min 440 l/min
Relief Valve Setting - Main 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Lift Cylinder - Bore 9.1 in 230 mm
Lift Cylinder - Stroke 29.4 in 747 mm
Tilt Cylinder - Bore 10.5 in 267 mm
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke 21.5 in 546 mm
Bucket Capacities 6.3-8.9 m³ (8.2-11.6 yd³) 6.3-8.9 m³ (8.2-11.6 yd³)
Dump Bucket - 1 8.2 yd³ 6.3 m³
Dump Bucket - 2 - Standard Bucket 9.4 yd³ 7.2 m³
Dump Bucket - 3 10.9 yd³ 8.3 m³
Dump Bucket - 4 11.6 yd³ 8.9 m³
Outside Clearance Radius** 288.3 in 7323 mm
Inner Clearance Radius** 133.9 in 3401 mm
Axle Oscillation
Articulation Angle 42.5° 42.5°
Note **Clearance dimensions are for reference only. **Clearance dimensions are for reference only.
Tire Size 29.5 R29 29.5 R29
Engine Crankcase 9 gal (US) 34 l
Transmission 16.4 gal (US) 62 l
Hydraulic Tank 37 gal (US) 140 l
Cooling System 19.8 gal (US) 75 l
Front Differential and Final Drives 31.4 gal (US) 119 l
Rear Differential and Final Drives 33.5 gal (US) 127 l
Front Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System 42 gal (US) 159 l
Rear Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System 44.1 gal (US) 167 l
Fuel Tank 166 gal (US) 630 l
DEF Tank 8.5 gal (US) 32 l
Standards ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab

R2900 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL

  • 12V Power Supply in Cab
  • Alternator, 150-amp
  • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Rear Right Hand Side
    – Rear Left Hand Side
  • External LED Lighting System, Front, Rear, Stop light, dual
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric Horns
  • Gauges
    – Engine Coolant Temperature
    – Transmission Coolant Temperature
    – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
    – Fuel Level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • Indicator Lights
    – Alert Warning Light
    – Residual Brake Pressure
  • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
  • Open Operator Station ROPS/FOPS Structure
  • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Push Button Panel for Lights
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • STIC Steering

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C15 ATAAC Diesel Engine, 6-Cylinder
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
  • Heat Shields
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Radiator, Cross Flow
  • Radiator Cap Manual Release
  • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • SAFR™ Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
  • Torque Converter with Automatic Lockup Clutch
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Brake Light
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Bucket Lip, Hardox 450 Bucket
  • Bucket Positioner, Return To Dig
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Fuel System
    – Single Fuel Tank, Bolt-In
    – Fuel System Manual Shut Off Taps
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Handrails
    – Hand Hold (Acces On/Off Top Deck)
    – Fold Down
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
  • Rim, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • S·O·S port
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Swing Out Radiator Grill
  • Tires and Rims: A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section of the machine price list. Base machine price includes a standard tubeless rim allowance only.

R2900 Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
  • Brake Pressure Gauges
  • Brake Release Arrangements
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Buckets
    – Various Sizes, Dump (6.3m³/8.2yd³ to 8.9 m³/11.6 yd³)
    – Bucket, Light Weight Material (10.5 m³/13.7 yd³ to 11.6 m³/15.2 yd³)
    – Bucket Spill Guard
  • Bucket Hardware
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld On
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On
    – Heel Shrouds
    – Mechanical Attached Shroud (MAS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Cutting Edge Protection (MAWPS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Bottom Protection (MAWPS)
    – Protector Pads (Bottom of Bucket)
    – Wear Bars
    – Wear Liner
  • Bucket Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
  • Bolt-On Lip
    – MAS Ready (Mechanically Attached Shrouds)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
  • Draw Bar Attachment, Bolt-On
  • Engine Options
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Equivalent to Tier 3
    – Engine, EU Stage V
    – After-treatment options (for use with VR Engine only)
    • DPF (Flow Through)
    • DPF (Wall Flow)
  • Lighting
    – Loading
  • Fast Fill System
    – Fuel
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Ansul, Wet for Stage V
    – Ansul, Wet for VR and Tier 3 equivalent
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Coolant
    – Arctic Fuel
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fuel System
    – Fuel Lines Double Braided (Stainless Sleeving)
    – Fuel Lines Standard Braided (Double Braid Hydraulic Hose)
  • Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
  • Hydraulic System
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Operator’s Station, Enclosed ROPS/FOPS
    – Air Conditioning
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Dome Light
    – Heater
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System
    – Loadrite L2180
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – RCT
  • Radiator
    – Standard
    – High Efficiency
  • Reversible Steering
  • Reflective Tape
  • Ride Control System
  • Rim
    – Rim Identification Numbering
    – Spare (Tubeless)
  • Seats
    – Seat Covers, Tee, Air and Standard
    – Suspension Seat Tee, Vinyl
    – Suspension Seat Air, Vinyl
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Service Tools
    – Collet Jacking Bolts
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
  • Switches
    – Engine Shutdown, Fire Suppression Activation
    – Idle Timer
    – Engine Shutdown/Idle Timer
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Wifi (Product Link™ Elite)
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSM L-5S Bridgestone
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSDL L-5 Bridgestone
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
  • Windows
    – Single Pane
    – Dual Pane
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.

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