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Overview

Cat Frontless Hydraulic Shovels are loaded with options--giving you the flexibility to match the machine front to your specific application. These purpose-built specialty machines can be sourced through Caterpillar OEM Solutions and our global network of auxiliary equipment manufacturers. Let us help you build your jobsite solution.

General

Units:
Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3) Less
Engine Output - SAE J1995 1140 kW (1,530 hp) 1140 kW (1,530 hp) Less
Engine Output - SAE J1995 - 2 × Cat C27 ACERT 1530.0 mm H2O 1140.0 kg/mm Less
Operating Weight Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons) Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons) Less

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Main Pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps Less
Main Pumps - Maximum Total Oil Flow 4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 gal/min) 4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 gal/min) Less
Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4495.0 psi 310.0 bar Less
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080.0 psi 350.0 bar Less
Maximum Pressure - Travel Swing Pumps 5220.0 psi 360.0 bar Less
Swing Pumps 2 × reversible swash plate double pumps 2 × reversible swash plate double pumps Less
Swing Pumps - Maximum Flow - Diesel 2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min) 2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min) Less

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Diameter - Fan 2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in) 2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in) Less
Maximum Flow 2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min) 2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min) Less

Operator's Cab

Components (1) FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure Less
Components (2) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Less
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height 7.05 ft 2150.0 mm Less
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length 7.22 ft 2200.0 mm Less
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width 5.25 ft 1600.0 mm Less
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 21.33 ft 6.5 m Less

Swing System

Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version 4.6 r/min 4.6 r/min Less
Parking Brakes Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Less
Swing Drive 2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors 2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors Less
Swing Ring Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing Less

Undercarriage

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Forward 367880.0 lb 1637.0 kN Less
Bottom Rollers - Each Side 7 7 Less
Components (1) All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened Less
Components (2) Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator Less
Components (3) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel Less
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Approximate 64.0 % 64.0 % Less
Maximum Tractive Force 367880.0 lb 1637.0 kN Less
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between 2 plus a skid plate in between Less
Track Pads - Each Side 47 47 Less
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.87 mile/h 1.4 km/h Less
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.68 mile/h 2.7 km/h Less
Components (4) Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins Less

Electrical System

Alternator Rating 2 × 150A 2 × 150A Less
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 4 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 420 Ah – 24V in total 4 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 420 Ah – 24V in total Less
System Voltage 24V 24V Less

Engine

Emissions U.S. EPA flex (Tier 2) U.S. EPA flex (Tier 2) Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1) Less
Engine Model 2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™ 2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™ Less

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity - Grease Barrel 120.0 gal (US) 450.0 l Less
Type Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 1339.0 gal (US) 5070.0 l Less
Grease Tank 120.0 gal (US) 450.0 l Less
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 925.0 gal (US) 3500.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 660.0 gal (US) 2500.0 l Less

Track

Extra Wide 3.9 ft 1200.0 mm Less
Standard 39.0 in 1000.0 mm Less

Weights

Frontless Weight 473970.0 lb 214989.0 kg Less

Long Reach

Long Reach excavators provide extra reach needed for deep digging applications, finishing/grading of embankments, and for dredging under water.

VA Booms

Variable Adjustable (VA) boom configured machines offer improved right-side visibility, better roading balance, improved versatility when working in tight quarters, and are able to lift heavy loads. VA-style booms offer improved flexibility and versatility versus a standard one-piece boom.

Extending Booms & Sticks

Extending booms provide extra-long reach in unique applications, such as working alongside of a pier or access to a subway shaft. Oftentimes the work tools used in such applications develop a square hole. Typical work tool for this application is a clamshell-style bucket.

Material Handlers

Whether you operate indoors in areas with limited space such as a transfer or recycling station, or outdoors in a scrap yard or waterway/port application, material handlers are purpose-designed and built for excellent reach, flexibility and lift performance to meet the tough requirements of material handling applications. Special features such as heavy-duty frames and wide undercarriage ensure aggressive performance, reliability and excellent productivity. A variety of Cat grapples are also available to maximize machine performance in material handling applications.

Ultra High Demolition

UHD machines can reach higher and are capable of supporting the work tools you need for your demo job. Fronts can be interchangeable, making your demo jobs safer and faster. Caterpillar offers best-in-class work tools for bigger and more versatile demolition applications.

Rippers

Rippers are typically large hydraulic excavators equipped with short, heavy-duty booms and sticks. The stick is typically equipped with a ripper shank work tool. These machines are often used for ripping rock or tightly packed soil and can be found, for example, in road-building applications.