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The R1300G underground loader is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton loading and tramming in 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 Model Cat® 3306B DITA Cat® 3306B DITA Less
Rated Power 2200.0 rpm 2200.0 rpm Less
Bore 4.75 in 120.7 mm Less
Stroke 6.0 in 152.4 mm Less
Displacement 640.75 in3 10.5 L Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 165.0 hp 123.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity 14991.0 lb 6800.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load Straight Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal 45360.0 lb 20575.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load Full Turn Lift Arms Horizontal 39397.0 lb 17870.0 kg Less
Breakout Force (SAE) 26504.0 lb 12020.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass 61178.0 lb 27750.0 kg Less


Empty 46187.0 lb 20950.0 kg Less
Loaded 61178.0 lb 27750.0 kg Less
Empty – Front Axle 17967.0 lb 8150.0 kg Less
Empty – Rear Axle 28220.0 lb 12800.0 kg Less
Loaded – Front Axle 41050.0 lb 18620.0 kg Less
Loaded – Rear Axle 20128.0 lb 9130.0 kg Less


Forward 1 3.1 mph 5.0 km/h Less
Forward 2 5.6 mph 9.0 km/h Less
Forward 3 10.6 mph 17.0 km/h Less
Forward 4 14.9 mph 24.0 km/h Less
Reverse 1 3.1 mph 5.0 km/h Less
Reverse 2 5.0 mph 8.0 km/h Less
Reverse 3 9.3 mph 15.0 km/h Less
Reverse 4 14.3 mph 23.0 km/h Less

Hydraulic Cycle Time

Raise 5.0 Seconds 5.0 Seconds Less
Dump 2.0 Seconds 2.0 Seconds Less
Total Cycle Time 9.3 Seconds 9.3 Seconds Less
Lower, empty, float down 2.3 Seconds 2.3 Seconds Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacities 2.4-3.4 m3 (3.1-4.4 yd3) 2.4-3.4 m3 (3.1-4.4 yd3) Less
Dump Bucket – 1 3.1 yd3 2.4 m3 Less
Dump Bucket – 2 3.7 yd3 2.8 m3 Less
Dump Bucket – 3 (Standard Bucket) 4.1 yd3 3.1 m3 Less
Dump Bucket – 4 4.4 yd3 3.4 m3 Less
Ejector Bucket 3.1 yd3 2.4 m3 Less

Turning Dimensions

Outside Clearance Radius 226.0 in 5741.0 mm Less
Inner Clearance Radius 111.2 in 2825.0 mm Less
Axle Oscillation 10º 10º Less
Articulation Angle 42.5° 42.5° Less


Tire Size 17.5 × R25 VSMS 17.5 × R25 VSMS Less

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase with Filter 6.6 gal 25.0 L Less
Transmission 11.9 gal 45.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 23.2 gal 88.0 L Less
Cooling System 17.7 gal 67.0 L Less
Front Differential and Final Drives 10.0 gal 38.0 L Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives 11.1 gal 42.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 77.9 gal 295.0 L Less


Brakes ISO 3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90 ISO 3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90 Less
Cab/FOPS ISO 3449, SAE J231, AS2294.3, EN13627 ISO 3449, SAE J231, AS2294.3, EN13627 Less
Cab/ROPS ISO 3471, SAE J1040, AS2294.2, EN13510 ISO 3471, SAE J1040, AS2294.2, EN13510 Less

Power Train – Engine

The Cat 3306B engine is built for power, reliability and efficiency.

Power Train – Transmission

More power to the ground for greater productivity.


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


Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the R1300G’s durability.

Operator Comfort

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

Loader Bucket Systems

Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.


More time for production.

Customer Support

Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.


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

R1300GStandard Equipment

  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Engine Shutdown Switch
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System

  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric Horns
  • Gauges: – Engine Coolant Temperature – Fuel Level – Hydraulic Oil Temperature – Speedometer – Tachometer – Transmission Temperature
  • Indicator Lights: – Alert Warning Light – Residual Brake Pressure
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Open Operator Station ROPS/FOPS Structure with Removable Canopy Structure
  • STIC Steering
  • Suspension Tee Seat with Retractable

  • Cat 3306B DITA Diesel Engine, 6-Cylinder
  • Crossflow Radiator
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Fuel Priming Aid
  • Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Disc Brakes (SAFR™)
  • Heat Shields
  • Manual Fuel Shut Off Tap
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Rims, 5-piece, Tubeless
  • Torque Converter
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap

  • Brake Light
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Cap, Radiator Manual Release
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler, Swing Out
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual, English
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Radiator Grill, Swing Out
  • 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.

R1300GOptional Equipment

Battery and Engine Shutdown Switch

Brake Release Arrangements, Includes Steering Release
  • Recovery Hook
  • Recovery Bar

Brake Pressure Gauges

  • 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 (2.4 m3/3.1 yd3 to 3.4 m3/4.4 yd3), Ejector (2.4 m3/3.1 yd3)
  • Wear Bars, Ejector and Dump Buckets
  • Wear Liner (2.8 m3/3.1 yd3 and 3.1 m3/4.1 yd3 Dump Bucket)

Chain Ready Front Fenders (requires chain ready rims, chains not included)

  • Antivandalism for Shipping
  • Rear Grill (Additional Bolt On Guard)

Draw Bar Attachment, Bolt-on

Duo-Cone™ Seal Guards

External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights

Fast Fill System
  • Coolant
  • Engine Oil
  • Fuel
  • Hydraulic Oil
  • Transmission Oil

Fire Suppression System, Ansul

  • Arctic Fuel
  • Arctic Coolant

Front Light Protectors

Hydraulic System
  • Ejector Bucket Ready
  • Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Alternate Oil Level Gauge

Lifting Group, Mine Transfer

  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights

Lubrication System
  • Automatic
  • Centralized

Operators Station ROPS/FOPS Enclosed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cab Pressurizer and Filter
  • Dome Light
  • Door Strut
  • Heater
  • Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • Wiper Control, Intermittent

Operator and Maintenance Manual
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Macedonian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Park Brake Automatic Activation

Park Brake Switch Engagement
  • Push to Apply
  • Pull to Apply

Payload Control System (PCS)

Reflective Tape (Yellow/Green)

Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver), Includes Warning Lights (Green)
  • Cattron
  • RCT

Radiator, High Ambient

Reversible Steering

Ride Control System

  • Tube Type
  • Tube or Tubeless (chain ready)
  • Spare (Tube or Tubeless)
  • Rim Identification Numbering

Seat Covers, Tee and Standard

Secondary Steering System

Service Tools
  • Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
  • Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available

  • Idle Timer
  • Lift Arm Positioner
  • Transmission Neutralizer Override Switch
  • Transmission Pressure ABA Park Brake Engagement

Tire Arrangements
  • Tire, 17.5 × R25 VSMS L5S Bridgestone
  • Tire, 17.5 × 25, VSDL Bridgestone

Wear Protection Bars/Plates
  • Cab/ROPS
  • Hydraulic Tank
  • Radiator
  • Articulation