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Power Train – Engine – The Cat C11 engine – innovative technologies optimize performance.

Power Train – Transmission

Power Train – Transmission – More power to the ground for greater productivity.

Hydraulics

Hydraulics – Cat hydraulics deliver the power and control to keep material moving.

Structures

Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the R1600H’s durability.

Operator Comfort

Operator Comfort – Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.

Loader Bucket Systems

Loader Bucket Systems – Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.

Serviceability

Serviceability – More time for production.

Customer Support

Customer Support – Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.

Safety

Safety – Cat mining machines and systems are designed with safety as their first priority.

R1600H Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12V Power Supply in Cab
  • 12V Power Supply in Cab
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
  • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
  • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Rear Left Hand Side
    – Rear Right Hand Side
    – Under Operator Seat
  • Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Rear Left Hand Side
    – Rear Right Hand Side
    – Under Operator Seat
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System
  • Starting and Charging System

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Color Multi-Purpose Display (CMPD) Incorporating:
    – Battery Voltage
    – Boost Pressure
    – Brake Accumulator Oil Pressure
    – Diagnostics and System Data
    – Engine Oil Pressure
    – Event Codes, Description and Operator Response
    – Front and Rear Axle Temperatures
    – Front and Rear Brake Pressures
    – Fuel Pressure
    – Language Options
    – Monitoring System
    – Park Brake Oil Pressure
    – System Diagnostics
    – Torque Converter Temperature
    – Transmission Pressure
  • Color Multi-Purpose Display (CMPD) Incorporating:
    – Battery Voltage
    – Boost Pressure
    – Brake Accumulator Oil Pressure
    – Diagnostics and System Data
    – Engine Oil Pressure
    – Event Codes, Description and Operator Response
    – Front and Rear Axle Temperatures
    – Front and Rear Brake Pressures
    – Fuel Pressure
    – Language Options
    – Monitoring System
    – Park Brake Oil Pressure
    – System Diagnostics
    – Torque Converter Temperature
    – Transmission Pressure
  • Electric Horns
  • Electric Horns
  • Gauges
    – Engine Coolant Temperature
    – Transmission Coolant Temperature
    – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
    – Fuel Level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • Gauges
    – Engine Coolant Temperature
    – Transmission Coolant Temperature
    – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
    – Fuel Level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • Indicator Lights
    – Alert Warning Light
    – Residual Brake Pressure
    – Low Fuel Level
  • Indicator Lights
    – Alert Warning Light
    – Residual Brake Pressure
    – Low Fuel Level
  • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
  • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
  • Open Operator Station ROPS/FOPS Structure
  • Open Operator Station ROPS/FOPS Structure
  • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
  • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Push Button Panel for Lights
  • Push Button Panel for Lights
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • STIC Steering
  • STIC Steering

POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C11 ATAAC Diesel Engine with ACERT Technology, 6-Cylinder
  • Cat C11 ATAAC Diesel Engine, 6-Cylinder
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
  • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
  • Heat Shields
  • Fuel System Manual Shut Off Tap
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Heat Shields
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Radiator, Cross Flow
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • Radiator, Cross Flow
  • SAFR™ Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
  • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • Torque Converter with Automatic Lockup Clutch
  • SAFR™ Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
  • Transmission Neutralizer with Override Switch
  • Torque Converter with Automatic Lockup Clutch
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap
  • Transmission Neutralizer with Override Switch
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Brake Light
  • Bucket Positioner, Return To Dig
  • Brake Light
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Bucket Positioner, Return To Dig
  • Cap, Radiator Manual Release
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Bucket Lip
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Cap, Radiator Manual Release
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Firewall
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler – Swing Out Rear Frame
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual, English
  • Firewall
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Handholds
  • Radiator Grill, Swing Out
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler – Swing Out Rear Frame
  • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • S·O·S port
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Swing Out Radiator Grill
  • Radiator Grill, Swing Out
  • 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.
  • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
  • 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.

R1600H Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Brake Release Arrangements, Includes Steering Release
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • After-treatment Options
    – DPF (Flow Through) to use with VR engine
  • Buckets
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld On
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Ejector Bucket Installed
    – Heel Shrouds, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System (MAWPS)
    – Various Sizes, Dump (4.2 m³/5.5 yd³ to 5.9 m³/7.7 yd³), Ejector (4.8 m³/6.3 yd³)
    – Wear Bars, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Wear Liner (4.8 m³/6.3 yd³ Dump Bucket)
  • Brake Release Arrangements, Includes Steering Release
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Cover, Antivandalism for Shipping
  • Buckets
    – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld On
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Ejector Bucket Installed
    – Heel Shrouds, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Standard Lip or Bolt-On Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System (MAWPS)
    – Various Sizes, Dump (4.2 m³/5.5 yd³ to 5.9 m³/7.7 yd³), Ejector (4.8 m³/6.3 yd³)
    – Wear Bars, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Wear Liner (4.8 m³/6.3 yd³ Dump Bucket)
  • Drawbar Attachment, Bolt-on
  • Cover, Antivandalism for Shipping
  • Dual Fuel Tanks
  • Drawbar Attachment, Bolt-On
  • Engine Options
    – Diesel Particulate Filter (for use with VR Engine only)
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Tier 3
  • Dual Fuel Tanks
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Single or Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Engine Options
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Equivalent to Tier 3
  • Fire Suppression System, Ansul
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Single or Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Fuel
    – Arctic Coolant
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Fuel
    – Arctic Coolant
  • Fuel System Manual Shut Off Tap
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
  • Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
  • Hydraulic System
    – Ejector Bucket Ready
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • High Efficiency Radiator
  • Idle Timer
  • Hydraulic System
    – Ejector Bucket Ready
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Lighting
    – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
  • Idle Timer
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Lighting
    – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
  • Mine Transfer
    – Mine Transfer Ready Rear Frame (Tack Welded)
    – Lifting Group, Mine Transfer
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Operators Station ROPS/FOPS Enclosed
    – Air Conditioning and Heater
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Dome Light
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • Mine Transfer
    – Mine Transfer Ready Rear Frame (Tack Welded)
    – Lifting Group, Mine Transfer
  • Operators Station FOPS Open
    – Removable Canopy
  • Operators Station ROPS/FOPS Enclosed
    – Air Conditioning and Heater
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Dome Light
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual
    – Chinese
    – French
    – Indonesian
    – Portuguese
    – Russian
    – Spanish
  • Operators Station FOPS Open
    – Removable Canopy
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System (PCS)
  • Payload Control System (PCS)
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – Cattron
    – RCT
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – Cattron
    – RCT
  • Reversible Steering
  • Reversible Steering
  • Ride Control System
  • Ride Control System
  • Rim
    – Tube Type
    – Spare (Tube or Tubeless)
  • Rim
    – Tube Type
    – Spare (Tube or Tubeless)
  • Seat Covers, Tee and Standard
  • Seat Covers, Tee and Standard
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Service Tools
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
    – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
  • Service Tools
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
    – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Tee Seat
  • Tee Seat
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 18 × R25 VSMS L-5S Bridgestone
    – Tire, 18 × 25 STMS L5S Bridgestone
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 18 × R25 VSMS L-5S Bridgestone
    – Tire, 18 × 25 STMS L5S Bridgestone
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
  • Windows
    – Single Pane
    – Dual Pane
  • Windows
    – Single Pane
    – Dual Pane
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.

Overview

The R1600H underground loader is designed to meet the challenges of the most demanding underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs.
Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C11 Cat® C11 Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 279.0 HP 208.0 kW Less
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.5 in 140.0 mm Less
Displacement 680.4 in³ 11.1 l Less
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995 279.0 HP 208.0 kW Less
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995 279.0 HP 208.0 kW Less
Note (2) Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 Hg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (60° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 BTU/lb) when engine used at 30° C (86° F). Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 Hg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (60° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 BTU/lb) when engine used at 30° C (86° F). Less
Note (3) No engine derating required up to 3048 m (10,000 ft) for Tier 3 Engine and 1828 m (6,000 ft) for VR Engine. No engine derating required up to 3048 m (10,000 ft) for Tier 3 Engine and 1828 m (6,000 ft) for VR Engine. Less
Note (5) Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA is also available. Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA is also available. Less
Gross Power - Equivalent to Tier 3 - SAE J1995 279.0 HP 208.0 kW Less
Note (4) Optional Ventilation Reduction package available. Optional Ventilation Reduction package available. Less
Note (1) Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Less
Rated Power 1800.0 r/min 1800.0 r/min Less

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity 22487.0 lb 10200.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 57110.0 lb 25905.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 46067.0 lb 21803.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass 97453.0 lb 44204.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Lift (ISO) 42333.0 lb 19202.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Tilt (ISO) 39524.0 lb 17928.0 kg Less

Weights

Empty 66469.0 lb 30150.0 kg Less
Loaded 88956.0 lb 40350.0 kg Less
Empty - Front Axle 28404.0 lb 12884.0 kg Less
Empty - Rear Axle 38065.0 lb 17266.0 kg Less
Loaded - Rear Axle 26944.0 lb 12222.0 kg Less
Loaded - Front Axle 62011.0 lb 28128.0 kg Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 2.8 mile/h 4.5 km/h Less
Forward - 2 5.6 mile/h 9.0 km/h Less
Forward - 3 10.4 mile/h 16.8 km/h Less
Forward - 4 17.1 mile/h 27.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 3.1 mile/h 5.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 2 6.8 mile/h 11.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 3 11.8 mile/h 19.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 4 18.2 mile/h 29.3 km/h Less

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Raise 7.6 s 7.6 s Less
Dump 1.6 s 1.6 s Less
Lower, Empty, Float Down 2.0 s 2.0 s Less
Total Cycle Time 11.2 s 11.2 s Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacities 4.2-5.9 m³ (5.5-7.7 yd³) 4.2-5.9 m³ (5.5-7.7 yd³) Less
Dump Bucket - 4 7.7 yd³ 5.9 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 2 - Standard Bucket 6.3 yd³ 4.8 m³ Less
Ejector Bucket 6.3 yd³ 4.8 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 1 5.5 yd³ 4.2 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 3 7.3 yd³ 5.6 m³ Less

Turning Dimensions

Outside Clearance Radius* 261.3 in 6638.0 mm Less
Note *Clearance dimensions are for reference only. *Clearance dimensions are for reference only. Less
Axle Oscillation 10° 10° Less
Inner Clearance Radius* 129.6 in 3291.0 mm Less
Articulation Angle 42.5° 42.5° Less

Tires

Tire Size 18.00 × 25 18.00 × 25 Less

Service Refill Capacities

Front Differential and Final Drives 21.1 gal (US) 80.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 33.0 gal (US) 125.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 105.7 gal (US) 400.0 l Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives 21.1 gal (US) 80.0 l Less
Cooling System 16.1 gal (US) 61.0 l Less
Transmission 12.4 gal (US) 47.0 l Less
Secondary Fuel Tank - If Equipped 87.2 gal (US) 330.0 l Less
Engine Crankcase - With Filter 8.98 gal (US) 34.0 l Less

Standards

Standards ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab Less