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Overview

The R1700G 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

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C11 ACERT™ Cat® C11 ACERT™ Less
Rated Power 1800.0 r/min 1800.0 r/min Less
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.5 in 140.0 mm Less
Displacement 680.0 in³ 11.1 l Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 353.0 HP 263.0 kW Less
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995 (1st-3rd Gear/4th Gear) 242/263 kW (324/353 hp) 242/263 kW (324/353 hp) Less
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995 353.0 HP 263.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force - SAE 46051.0 lb 20885.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass 115745.0 lb 52500.0 kg Less
Nominal Payload Capacity - Tramming 30865.0 lb 14000.0 kg Less
Nominal Payload Capacity - Truck Loading 27558.0 lb 12500.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 57995.0 lb 26306.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 70065.0 lb 31781.0 kg Less

Weights

Empty 84878.0 lb 38500.0 kg Less
Loaded 112436.0 lb 51000.0 kg Less
Empty - Front Axle 37346.0 lb 16940.0 kg Less
Empty - Rear Axle 47532.0 lb 21560.0 kg Less
Loaded - Front Axle 81741.0 lb 37077.0 kg Less
Loaded - Rear Axle 30695.0 lb 13923.0 kg Less
Loaded - Tramming 115743.0 lb 52500.0 kg Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 2.9 mile/h 4.7 km/h Less
Forward - 2 5.2 mile/h 8.3 km/h Less
Forward - 3 8.9 mile/h 14.3 km/h Less
Forward - 4 15.0 mile/h 24.1 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 3.3 mile/h 5.4 km/h Less
Reverse - 2 5.8 mile/h 9.4 km/h Less
Reverse - 3 10.2 mile/h 16.4 km/h Less
Reverse - 4 15.7 mile/h 25.3 km/h Less

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Dump 2.9 s 2.9 s Less
Lower, Empty, Float Down 2.4 s 2.4 s Less
Raise 6.8 s 6.8 s Less
Total Cycle Time 12.1 s 12.1 s Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacity 4.6-8.8 m3 (6.0-11.5 yd3) 4.6-8.8 m3 (6.0-11.5 yd3) Less
Dump Bucket - 1 6.0 yd³ 4.6 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 2 6.5 yd³ 5.0 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 3 - Standard Bucket 7.5 yd³ 5.7 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 4 8.6 yd³ 6.6 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 5 9.5 yd³ 7.3 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 6 11.5 yd³ 8.8 m³ Less
Ejector Bucket 7.3 yd³ 5.6 m³ Less
Note High penetration bucket versions also available. High penetration bucket versions also available. Less

Turning Dimensions

Articulation Angle 44º 44º Less
Axle Oscillation Less
Inner Clearance Radius** 127.1 in 3229.0 mm Less
Outside Clearance Radius** 270.8 in 6878.0 mm Less
Note **Clearance Dimensions are for reference only. **Clearance Dimensions are for reference only. Less

Tires

Tire Size 26.5 × 25 36 PLY VSMS 26.5 × 25 36 PLY VSMS Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 16.6 gal (US) 63.0 l Less
Engine Crankcase - With Filter 8.98 gal (US) 34.0 l Less
Front Differential and Final Drives 16.1 gal (US) 61.0 l Less
Front Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooler 23.8 gal (US) 90.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 150.3 gal (US) 569.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 33.0 gal (US) 125.0 l Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives 16.1 gal (US) 61.0 l Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooler 23.8 gal (US) 90.0 l Less
Secondary Fuel Tank - If Equipped 117.8 gal (US) 446.0 l Less
Transmission 12.4 gal (US) 47.0 l Less

Standards

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

Power Train – Engine

Power Train – Transmission

Hydraulics

Structures

Operator Comfort

Buckets

Serviceability

Customer Support

Safety

R1700G Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12V Power Supply in Cab
  • 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 Switches:
    – Rear Right Hand Side
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric Horns
  • Gauges
    – Engine Coolant Temperature
    – Transmission Coolant Temperature
    – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
    – Fuel Level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • Indicator Lights
    – Alert Warning Light
    – Residual Brake Pressure
  • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
  • Open Operator Station ROPS/FOPS Structure
  • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Push Button Panel for Lights
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • STIC Steering

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

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Brake Light
  • Bucket Control Group, Standard
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Bucket Lip, Hardox 450 Bucket
  • Bucket Positioner, Return To Dig
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Fuel Lines Double Braided (Stainless Sleeving)
  • Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler – Swing Out Rear Frame
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual, English
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • 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.

R1700G Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
  • Brake Pressure Gauges
  • Brake Release Arrangements, (Requires Lines Steering Release)
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Buckets
    – Bucket Profile Standard or High Penetration
       • Bucket, Light Weight Material (8.8 m³/11.5 yd³) (Requires Control Group, Heavy Duty)
    – Ejector Bucket Installed
    – Various Sizes, Dump (4.2 m³/5.5 yd³ to 7.3 m³/9.5 yd³), Ejector (5.7 m³/7.5 yd³)
  • Bucket, Control Group, Heavy Duty (Required for Light Weight Buckets)
  • Bucket, Corners
    – Cast Corner, Shark Ready
    – Cast Corner, (All Other Hardware)
  • Bucket Hardware
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld-on
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Heel Shrouds, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Mechanical Attached Shroud (MAS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Cutting Edge Protection (MAWPS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Bottom Protection (MAWPS)
    – Protector Pads (Bottom of Bucket)
    – Wear Bars, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Wear Liner (5.7 m³/7.5 yd³ Dump Bucket)
  • Bucket Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
    – MAS Ready (Mechanical Attached Shroud)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
  • Draw Bar Attachment, Bolt-on
  • Engine Options
    – Diesel Particulate Filter (for use with VR Engine only)
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Tier 3
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Single or Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
    – Foam, Water Based
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Fuel
    – Arctic Coolant
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fuel System
    – Dual Fuel Tanks
    – Fuel System Manual Shut Off Tap
  • Guards
    – Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
    – Guard Duo Cone Seal
  • Handrails
    – Hand Hold (Access on/off top deck)
    – Fold Down
  • Hydraulic System
    – Ejector Bucket Ready
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • 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
  • Operators Station ROPS/FOPS Enclosed
    – Air Conditioning
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Duct, Window Demister
    – Dome Light
    – Heater
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
    – Strut, Cab Door
  • Operators Station FOPS Open
    – Removable Canopy
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual
    – Chinese
    – French
    – Indonesian
    – Portuguese
    – Russian
    – Spanish
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System
    – Payload Control System (PCS)
    – Loadrite L2180
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – Cattron
    – RCT
  • Reversible Steering
  • Reflective Tape
  • Ride Control System
  • Rim
    – Rim Identification Numbering
    – Spare (Tube or Tubeless)
    – Tube Type
  • Seats
    – Seat Covers, Tee, Air and Standard
    – Suspension Seat Tee, Vinyl
    – Suspension Seat Tee, Air
    – Suspension Seat Air Vinyl
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Service Tools
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
    – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
  • Switches
    – Additional Engine Shutdown, Mounted LHS
    – Engine Shutdown, Fire Suppression Activation
    – Idle Timer
    – Engine Shutdown/Idle Timer
    – Transmission Neutralizer Override Switch
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
    – Electronic Access Module (Required with Automation)
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 26.5 × R25 VSMS L-5S Bridgestone
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
    – Wear Plate, Rear Underneath
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.