797F Mining Truck

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Overview

Whether you're hauling copper, coal, gold, iron ore or overburden the 797F provides you with the best in class cost per unit of production. Including the improvements in safety, productivity, serviceability and comfort you will see why the 797F is the industry leader of its class. Combine these features with unmatched dealer support and you will see why more mine sites choose Cat Mining Trucks for their production needs.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C175-20 Cat® C175-20 Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 4000.0 HP 2983.0 kW Less
Bore 6.9 in 175.0 mm Less
Stroke 8.7 in 220.0 mm Less
Displacement 6469.0 in³ 106.0 l Less
Note (1) Power ratings apply at 1,750 rpm when tested under the specific conditions for the specified standard. Power ratings apply at 1,750 rpm when tested under the specific conditions for the specified standard. Less
Note (2) Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 99 kPa (29.32 Hg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (69° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 Btu/lb) when engine is used at 30° C (38° F). Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 99 kPa (29.32 Hg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (69° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 Btu/lb) when engine is used at 30° C (38° F). Less
Emissions U.S. EPA Compliant. Where applicable, the Cat C175-20 engine is compliant with U.S. EPA emission standards. U.S. EPA Compliant. Where applicable, the Cat C175-20 engine is compliant with U.S. EPA emission standards. Less
Note (3) No low altitude arrangement (LAA) engine derating required up to 2134 m (7,000 ft) altitude. No low altitude arrangement (LAA) engine derating required up to 2134 m (7,000 ft) altitude. Less
Note (4) No high altitude arrangement (HAA) engine derating required up to 4877 m (16,000 ft) altitude. No high altitude arrangement (HAA) engine derating required up to 4877 m (16,000 ft) altitude. Less

Weights - Approximate

Body Weight Range 41 368-61 235 kg (91,200-135,000 lb) 41 368-61 235 kg (91,200-135,000 lb) Less
Chassis Weight Range 210 630-219 146 kg (464,359-483,134 lb) 210 630-219 146 kg (464,359-483,134 lb) Less
Target Gross Machine Operating Weight (GMW) 1375000.0 lb 623690.0 kg Less
Note (1) Refer to the Cat Mining Truck 10/10/20 Payload Policy for maximum gross machine weight limitations. Refer to the Cat Mining Truck 10/10/20 Payload Policy for maximum gross machine weight limitations. Less
Note (2) Body weight varies depending on body and liner configuration. Weight range for known applications. Body weight varies depending on body and liner configuration. Weight range for known applications. Less
Note (3) Chassis weight with 100 percent fuel, hoist, body mounting group, rims and tires. Chassis weight with 100 percent fuel, hoist, body mounting group, rims and tires. Less

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity 400.0 ton (US) 363.0 t Less
Steer Angle 40.0 ° 40.0 ° Less
Heaped SAE (2:1) Capacity 240-267 m3 (314-350 yd3) 240-267 m3 (314-350 yd3) Less
Machine Clearance Turning Diameter 138.0 ft 42.0 m Less
Top Speed - Loaded 42.0 mile/h 67.6 km/h Less

Final Drives

Differential Ratio 1.276:1 1.276:1 Less
Planetary Ratio 16.67:1 16.67:1 Less
Total Reduction Ratio 21.26:1 21.26:1 Less
Note Double reduction, planetary with full floating axles. Double reduction, planetary with full floating axles. Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 7.0 mile/h 11.3 km/h Less
Forward - 2 9.5 mile/h 15.2 km/h Less
Forward - 3 12.7 mile/h 20.5 km/h Less
Forward - 4 17.2 mile/h 27.7 km/h Less
Forward - 5 23.1 mile/h 37.2 km/h Less
Forward - 6 31.2 mile/h 50.3 km/h Less
Forward - 7 42.0 mile/h 67.6 km/h Less
Reverse 7.4 mile/h 11.9 km/h Less

Suspension

Rear axle - Oscillation ±4.0 degrees ±4.0 degrees Less
Effective Cylinder Stroke - Front 12.3 in 313.6 mm Less
Effective Cylinder Stroke - Rear 6.5 in 165.1 mm Less

Body Hoists

Body Raise Time - High Idle 25.0 s 25.0 s Less
High Idle Body Lower Time - Float 19.0 s 19.0 s Less
Pump Flow - High Idle 317.0 gal/min 1200.0 l/min Less
Relief Valve Setting - Raise 3510.0 psi 24200.0 kPa Less

Brakes

Outside Diameter 42.0 in 1067.0 mm Less
Standards ISO 3450:2011 ISO 3450:2011 Less
Brake Surface 51243.0 in² 330517.0 cm² Less
Number of Discs per Side - Front 10 10 Less
Number of Discs per Side - Rear 15 15 Less

Approximate Weights - MSD II

Front Axle - Empty 47.2% 47.2% Less
Front Axle - Loaded 33.3% 33.3% Less
Rear Axle - Empty 52.8% 52.8% Less
Rear Axle - Loaded 66.7% 66.7% Less

Weight Distributions - Approximate

Front Axle - Empty 47.2% 47.2% Less
Front Axle - Loaded 33.3% 33.3% Less
Rear Axle - Empty 52.8% 52.8% Less
Rear Axle - Loaded 66.7% 66.7% Less

Capacity - MSD II - 100% Fill Factor

Heaped (SAE 2:1) 240-267 m3 (314-350 yd3) 240-267 m3 (314-350 yd3) Less
Struck 188-213 m3 (246-290 yd3) 188-213 m3 (246-290 yd3) Less
Note Consult your local Cat dealer for truck body recommendations. Consult your local Cat dealer for truck body recommendations. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 306.0 gal (US) 1160.0 l Less
Crankcase 84.0 gal (US) 319.0 l Less
Steering Tank 67.0 gal (US) 254.0 l Less
Steering System - Including Tank 94.0 gal (US) 355.0 l Less
Brake Hoist System - Includes Tank 441.0 gal (US) 1600.0 l Less
Brake/Hoist Hydraulic Lines 219.0 gal (US) 830.0 l Less
Brake/Hoist Tank 203.0 gal (US) 770.0 l Less
Differentials 311.0 gal (US) 1176.0 l Less
Final Drive - Each 49.0 gal (US) 185.0 l Less
Front Wheels - Each 16.0 gal (US) 61.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 1000.0 gal (US) 3785.0 l Less
Torque Converter Sump 80.0 gal (US) 303.0 l Less
Torque Converter/Transmission System - Including Sump 166.0 gal (US) 629.0 l Less

Tires

Note Productive capabilities of the 797F are such that, under certain job conditions, TKPH (TMPH) capabilities of standard tires could be exceeded and, therefore, limit production. Productive capabilities of the 797F are such that, under certain job conditions, TKPH (TMPH) capabilities of standard tires could be exceeded and, therefore, limit production. Less
Tires 59/80R63 – Michelin or Bridgestone 59/80R63 – Michelin or Bridgestone Less

Dimensions

Engine Guard Clearance - Loaded 3.33 ft 1025.0 mm Less
Front Canopy Height - Empty 25.33 ft 7709.0 mm Less
Height - Top of ROPS - Empty 21.4 ft 6526.0 mm Less
Inside Body Depth - Maximum 11.0 ft 3363.0 mm Less
Loaded Ground Clearance 2.58 ft 786.0 mm Less
Loading Height - Empty 23.0 ft 6998.0 mm Less
Overall Height - Body Raised 51.5 ft 15701.0 mm Less
Rear Axle - Clearance - Loaded 3.08 ft 947.0 mm Less
Overall Body Length 48.6 ft 14802.0 mm Less
Inside Body Length 32.75 ft 9976.0 mm Less
Overall Length 49.5 ft 15080.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 23.58 ft 7195.0 mm Less
Rear Axle - Tail 12.9 ft 3944.0 mm Less
Dump Clearance 6.58 ft 2017.0 mm Less
Centerline Front Tire Width 21.41 ft 6534.0 mm Less
Overall Canopy Width 29.91 ft 9116.0 mm Less
Outside Body Width 32.0 ft 9755.0 mm Less
Inside Body Width 27.91 ft 8513.0 mm Less
Centerline of Rear Dual Tire Width 20.41 ft 6233.0 mm Less
Overall Tire Width 31.25 ft 9529.0 mm Less

ROPS

ROPS Standards ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) for cab offered by Caterpillar meets ISO 3471:2008 ROPS criteria. ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) for cab offered by Caterpillar meets ISO 3471:2008 ROPS criteria. Less
FOPS Standards FOPS (Falling Objects Protective Structure) meets ISO 3449:2005 Level II FOPS criteria. FOPS (Falling Objects Protective Structure) meets ISO 3449:2005 Level II FOPS criteria. Less

Sound

Sound Standards (1) The operator sound pressure level measured according to work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6394:2008 and 6396:2008 is 76 dB(A) for cab offered by Caterpillar when properly installed and maintained and tested with doors and windows closed. The operator sound pressure level measured according to work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6394:2008 and 6396:2008 is 76 dB(A) for cab offered by Caterpillar when properly installed and maintained and tested with doors and windows closed. Less
Sound Standards (2) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in a noisy environment. Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in a noisy environment. Less

Steering

Steering Standards ISO 5010:2007 ISO 5010:2007 Less

Power Train – Engine

Power Train – Transmission

Engine/Power Train Integration

Cat Braking System

Truck Body Systems

Structures

Operator's Station

Monitoring System

Safety

Sustainability

Customer Support

Serviceability

797F Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Brushless, alternator, 150 ampere
  • Batteries, 12V (2) 93 amp-hour
  • Converter, 12V electrical
  • Electrical system, 24V, 10, 20 and 25 amp
  • Battery charge receptacle
  • Lighting system:
    – Back-up and hazard lights
    – Directional signals (front, rear LED)
    – Front stair access/Service deck
    – Stop/tail lights (LED)
    – Engine compartment
    – VIMS, blue light (LED)
    – Headlights with lo-hi beam selector

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Standard cab:
    – Standard optimized operator seats
    – Suspension trainer seat
    – Flip down front visor
    – Standard side of cab access
  • Deluxe cab:
    – Heated and ventilated seats
    – Suspension trainer seat
    – Retractable front visor
    – Rear of cab access and standard side of cab access
    – Power windows
  • Deluxe cold weather cab:
    – Heated and ventilated seats
    – Suspension trainer seat
    – Retractable front visor
    – Rear of cab access and standard side of cab access
    – Power windows
    – Heated mirrors
  • All cab options include the following features:
    • Air conditioner with automatic climate control
    • 12V DC power supply (3)
    • Coat hook
    • Diagnostic connection port
    • Dome courtesy light
    • Entertainment radio ready 5 amp converter, speakers and wiring harness
    • Gauges/Indicators:
      – Gauge panel: Transmission fluid temperature; Brake oil temperature; Engine coolant temperature; Fuel level; Torque converter oil temperature
      – Electric engine control fault indicator
      – Electric hour meter
      – Speedometer
      – Tachometer
      – Transmission gear indicator
      – VIMS message center with advisor
    • Heater/defroster (11 070 kCal/43,930 Btu)
    • Horn
    • Cat Detect System
    • Storage compartments
    • Hoist, body control (electric)
    • ROPS cab, insulated/sound suppressed
    • Seat, operator, air suspension
    • Seatbelt, operator, three-points, retractable
    • Seat, trainer, air suspension
    • Seatbelt, trainer, two-points, retractable
    • Stairway and walkway access, 600 mm (23.6 in)
    • Steering wheel, multi tilt, padded, telescopic
    • Tinted glass
    • Window, operator, electric powered
    • Windshield wiper, intermittent control and washer
    • Cup holder
    • Mirrors, right and left

POWER TRAIN
  • C175-20 emits equivalent to Tier 2 emission standards:
    – Turbocharging (4)/Air-to-Air Aftercooler (ATAAC)
    – Air cleaner with precleaner (4)
    – Ground level engine shutdown
    – Ether starting aid (automatic)
    – Elevated low idle control
    – Crankcase protection
    – Multi-point oil pressure sensing
    – Automatic starter protection
  • Braking system:
    – Park brake integrated with gear selector
    – Brake release motor (towing)
    – Oil-cooled, multi-disc (front and rear) – service, retarding, parking, secondary
    – Automatic Retarder Control, adjustable
    – Engine overspeed protection
    – Extended life brake disc material
  • Transmission:
    – 7-speed, automatic powershift with electronic controls (ECPC)
    – Body-up shift inhibitor
    – Controlled throttle shifting
    – Directional shift management
    – Neutral coast inhibitor
    – Neutral start switch
    – Downshift/Reverse shift inhibitor
    – Individual clutch modulation
    – Body-up reverse neutralizer
    – Programmable top speed
    – Lock-up torque converter
  • Pre-lubrication/engine
  • Rear axle continuous lubrication/filtration

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Traction Control System
  • Auto lubrication system
  • Aux “buddy” dumping quick connect
  • Aux steering quick connect (towing)
  • Driveline guard
  • Fast fill fuel system
  • Fuel filter with water separator
  • Ground level VIMS data port
  • Ground level battery lockout
  • Ground level transmission lockout
  • Ground level engine start lockout
  • Ground level engine shut-down
  • High-speed crankcase oil change
  • Reservoirs (3 separate):
    – Brake/Hoist, Steering/Fan, Transmission/Converter
  • Rock ejectors
  • Supplemental steering (automatic)
  • Tie-down eyes
  • Center hitch and tow points (front), tow pin (rear)
  • Vandalism protection locks
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS):
    – Includes VIMS Payload Monitor with max payload and speed manager
  • Hydraulic filters, 1,000 hour
  • S·O·S sample ports
  • Service points, ground level
  • Sight level gauges for hydraulic/engine oil

ANTIFREEZE
  • Extended Life Coolant to –35° C (–30° F)

797F Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Cat Detect System
  • Cabin air precleaner
  • Throttle lock
  • Engine delay shutdown timer
  • Antifreeze/coolant protects to –50° C (–58° F)
  • Fuel tank (7570 L/2,000 gal)
  • SL-V grease injectors
  • Body heat
  • Rear axle lubrication cooler
  • External digital payload display
  • Oil renewal system
  • Oil renewal system with 3 day tank
  • Engine coolant and oil heater for cold weather starts
  • Road Analysis Control (RAC)
  • Portable fire extinguisher
  • Torque converter guard
  • Brake wear indicator gauge
  • Rims (wedge)
  • Rim guard

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