6040

Hydraulic Mining Shovels 6040

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Key Specs

Engine Output - SAE J1995
2079 HP
1550 kW
Bucket Payload
43.7 ton (US)
39.6 t
Operating Weight
446 ton (US)
404.6 t

Overview

The Productivity You Demand. The Durability You Expect.

The Cat® 6040 Hydraulic Mining Shovel is trusted on sites around the world — consistently delivering the productivity you demand with the durability you expect. This proven shovel is known for top performance and high reliability, backed by the on-the-ground support of the Cat dealer network.

But we’re always looking for ways to make the 6040 better. We’ve made improvements that enable peak production — delivering fast cycle times and high digging forces. We’ve increased uptime by making the 6040 more reliable and easier to service. And it’s now available for both highly regulated and lesser regulated countries with engines that meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V standards without the need for DEF — saving time and cost during maintenance.

Benefits

Up to 4,000 Tons Per Hour Peak Productivity

Thanks to fast cycles, high digging forces and twin Tier 4 Final non-DEF C32 engines

At Least 60,000 Hours Target Design Life

Up to 18% more operating weight, robust structures and heavy castings at pivot points

Improved Reliability and Serviceability

Improved undercarriage, hose & coupling routing and layout, and dust ejection system

Product Specifications for 6040

Engine Output - SAE J1995 2079 HP 1550 kW
Bucket Payload 43.7 ton (US) 39.6 t
Operating Weight 446 ton (US) 404.6 t
Note Specifications above apply to the HRC Face Shovel configuration. Backhoe and Frontless configurations are also available for both HRC and LRC. Specifications above apply to the HRC Face Shovel configuration. Backhoe and Frontless configurations are also available for both HRC and LRC.
Engine Model 2 x Cat C32 2 x Cat C32
Gross Power - SAE J1995 2079 HP 1550 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349 1915 HP 1428 kW
Note Power output relates to highly regulated engines. Lesser regulated engines are also available. Power output relates to highly regulated engines. Lesser regulated engines are also available.
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12 12
Bore 5.71 in 145 mm
Stroke 6.38 in 162 mm
Displacement 1959 in³ 32.1 l
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
Components (1) Additional high-capacity water separator Additional high-capacity water separator
Components (2) Two-stage fuel filter including water separator Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
Components (3) Heavy-duty air filters Heavy-duty air filters
Components (4) Microprocessed engine management Microprocessed engine management
Components (5) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Fuel Tank Capacity 2098 gal (US) 7940 l
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards
System Voltage 24V 24V
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 6 x 210 Ah - 12 V each; 630 Ah - 24 V in total 6 x 210 Ah - 12 V each; 630 Ah - 24 V in total
Components (1) 6 maintenance-free batteries 6 maintenance-free batteries
Components (2) Battery isolation relays and switches Battery isolation relays and switches
Components (3) Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
Components (4) 14 LED high-brightness working flood lights 14 LED high-brightness working flood lights
Components (5) 11 LED high-brightness service lights 11 LED high-brightness service lights
6040 FS - Standard Track Pads 3.9 ft 1200 mm
6040 FS - Operating Weight 891980 lb 404600 kg
6040 FS - Ground Pressure 24.1 N/cm2 (35 psi) 24.1 N/cm2 (35 psi)
6040 - Standard Track Pads 3.9 ft 1200 mm
6040 - Operating Weight 897930 lb 407300 kg
6040 - Ground Pressure 24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi) 24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi)
Note 1600 mm track pads available as option 1600 mm track pads available as option
6040 FS - Note Other track pads available on request Other track pads available on request
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately 898 gal (US) 3400 l
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately 1532 gal (US) 5800 l
Main Pumps - Diesel Version 4 x variable swash plate pumps 4 x variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 x 724 L/min (4 x 191 gal/min) 4 x 724 L/min (4 x 191 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4350 psi 300 bar
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5080 psi 350 bar
Swing Pumps - Diesel Version 4 x reversible swash plate pump 4 x reversible swash plate pump
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 x 321 L/min (4 x 85 gal/min) 4 x 321 L/min (4 x 85 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080 psi 350 bar
Diameter - Fan 60 in 1524 mm
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version 2 x 799 L/min (2 x 211 gal/min) 2 x 799 L/min (2 x 211 gal/min)
Features (1) Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Features (2) Fan speed is thermostatically controlled Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
Features (3) Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
Components (1) Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
Components (2) Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans
Diameter - Fan 2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in) 2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in)
Swing Drive 3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors 3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Parking Brake Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version 4.7 r/min 4.7 r/min
Swing Ring Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Features (1) Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
Features (2) Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
Features (3) Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
Features (4) All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.93 mile/h 1.5 km/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.55 mile/h 2.5 km/h
Maximum Tractive Force 471260 lb 2097 kN
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum 57 % 57 %
Track Pads - Each Side 42 42
Bottom Rollers - Each Side 7 7
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between 2 plus a skid plate in between
Travel Drives - Each Side 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Parking Brake Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
Components (1) All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened
Components (2) Acoustic travel alarm Acoustic travel alarm
Components (3) 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
Components (4) All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened
Components (5) Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (6) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 22.31 ft 6.8 m
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length 7.22 ft 2200 mm
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width 5.25 ft 1600 mm
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height 7.05 ft 2150 mm
Components (1) Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (2) Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
Components (3) Roller blinds at all windows Roller blinds at all windows
Components (4) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (5) All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (6) Operator Protective Guard (Top Guard) Operator Protective Guard (Top Guard)
Components (7) Single HVAC with option for Dual HVAC Single HVAC with option for Dual HVAC
Components (8) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Components (9) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Components (10) External sun shields at side and rear windows External sun shields at side and rear windows
Components (11) Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Components (12) Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45 degrees, hydraulically operated Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45 degrees, hydraulically operated
Components (13) Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (1) USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (2) On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram) On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram)
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (3) Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (4) Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (5) On-screen troubleshooting assistance On-screen troubleshooting assistance
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (6) Graphic charts of logged data Graphic charts of logged data
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (7) Fault memory with storage of related conditions Fault memory with storage of related conditions
Capacity - Grease Container 188 gal (US) 710 l
Type (1) Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times
Type (2) System failures displayed by Board Control System System failures displayed by Board Control System
Type (3) Grease filters (200 µm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump Grease filters (200 µm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
Type (4) Connected to the lubrication system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders Connected to the lubrication system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
Type (5) Connected to the lubrication system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring Connected to the lubrication system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring
All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (1) - Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket - Lip shrouds between teeth - Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket - Lip shrouds between teeth
All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2) - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (1) - Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage - Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces - Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage - Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (2) - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3) - Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance - Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance
Type (1) Inspection hole in monoboom BH Inspection hole in monoboom BH
Type (2) Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
Type (3) Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Type (4) Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH) Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH)
Type (5) Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (6) Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Type (7) Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas
Type (8) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 28.8 yd³ 22 m³
Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) 28.8 yd³ 22 m³
Installation Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground

6040 Standard Equipment

Cat Powertrain

  • 2 x Cat 3512E engines
  • Aftertreatment System (used in highly regulated countries only): -Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOCs) -Non-DEF solution
  • Air-to-Air After Cooling (ATAAC)
  • Turbocharger
  • Hydraulically driven radiator fan
  • Electronically controlled fan speed
  • Micro processed engine management
  • Heavy-duty air filters
  • Two-stage fuel filter with series filtration
  • High-capacity water seperator
  • Starting aid -- automatic ether
  • Exhaust manifold and turbo heat shields
  • Dual 24 V electric starters per engine
  • Automatic engine idle shut down

Hydraulics

  • Automatic fuel priming
  • Hydraulic Optimization
  • Operator Assist: Enhanced Motion Control
  • Cat Hydraulic Hose assemblies
  • Pump managing system with: -Electronic load limit control -Flow on demand -Automatic zero flow regulation -Automatic engine rpm reduction -Reduced oil flow at high hydraulic oil or engine temperature
  • Pressure cut-off for main pumps
  • Cooling of pump transmission gear oil
  • Closed loop swing circuit
  • Pressure testing points
  • Full-flow high-pressure filters (100 μm), main pumps
  • High pressure filters (100 μm), closed swing circuit
  • Full-flow filters (10 μm), return circuit
  • Pressure filters swing charge circuit (40 μm)
  • Pressure filters pilot circuit (6 μm)
  • Transmission oil filters (40 μm)
  • Boom float valve (FS and BH)
  • Stick float valve (FS)

Electrical System

  • 6 Maintenance-free batteries
  • Lockable battery isolator switch
  • Lockable starter isolator switch
  • 13 LED high-brightness working flood lights
  • 17 LED service lights
  • 2 acoustic travel alarms -forward and reverse (power module, oil cooler module)
  • 2 electric horns (1 cab module, 1 oil cooler module)

Undercarriage

  • HD tracks with cast double-grouser track pads
  • 1400 mm (4'7") wide track pads
  • HD fixed axle carrier and load rollers
  • HD fixed axle idlers
  • Automatic hydraulic retarder valve
  • Hinged travel motor covers
  • Hardened running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers, pad links, teeth contact areas
  • Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with piston accumulators

Automatic Lubrication System

  • Rectangular grease container (fill via service station)
  • Lubricated pinion in swing ring
  • Grease filters (200 μm)

Operator Environment

  • Single hydraulically driven HVAC system
  • In-floor window with removable grate
  • Pneumatically cushioned and multiadjustable comfort seat with: -Heating and cooling -Lumbar support -2-point safety belt -Head and arm rests -Safety switch for automatic motion shutdown
  • Independently adjustable seat consoles with integrated joysticks
  • Electronic-Hydraulic Servo Control
  • Elevated full-size trainer seat with 2-point safety belt and laptop desk
  • Additional fold-away auxiliary seat with 2-point safety belt
  • Three cup holders
  • FM/AM radio with USB and AUX input
  • Parallel intermittent wiper/washer
  • Roller blinds
  • Monitoring system with 254 mm (10 in) color touchscreen
  • 45° stairway from engine bay to operator cab
  • Powered 45° access stairway
  • Heated mirror on LH side
  • Camera monitoring system (Right and rear cameras, 2 lights, and additional display)
  • Level indicators for length and crosswise inclination
  • Document Storage

Front Attachment

  • Service access holes from both sides in boom and stick (FS and BH)
  • Boom and stick thermally stress relieved after welding
  • Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH)
  • Wear Package (as per bucket selection)

Cat Technology

  • Cat Product Link™ Elite (Cellular)
  • Cat MineStar™ Solutions Ready

Service and Maintenance

  • Engine oil exchange interval -- 500 hours
  • Hydraulic oil change interval -10,000 hours
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·SSM) ports
  • Retractable ground level service station with quick couplings for: -Diesel fuel -Engine coolant -left/right engines -Pump transmission gear oil -left/right engines -Engine oil -left/right engines -Engine oil extension tanks -Hydraulic oil -Grease -Swing transmission gear oil
  • Cat battery charging connector
  • Indicator lights
  • Cat Electronic Technician service port
  • Dirt wiper at swivel

Safety and Security

  • Emergency stop switches: 2 in cab, 5 in engine module, 1 at ground level service station, 1 pull rope accessible from ground level
  • Operator Protective Guard (Top Guard)
  • All-round safety glass
  • Emergency egress ladder

Miscellaneous

  • ISO or ANSI decals

6040 Optional Equipment

GENERAL

  • Engine oil interval extension kit, up to 1,000 hrs

SUPERSTRUCTURE

  • Round container(s) for standard 200 L (53 gal) barrels (instead of 710 L (188 gal) grease container)
  • Filling of round container(s) via service station
  • Various cold-weather options

CAB

  • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Cab heating
  • Camera monitoring system (two cameras and additional color display)

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Track pad width 1600 mm (5 ft 3 in) - Non HD
  • Automatic lubrication of rollers by central lube system
  • Belly plate for additional undercarriage protection
  • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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