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Power Train – Engine – The Cat C15 engine – innovative technologies optimize performance.

Power Train – Transmission – More power to the ground for greater productivity.

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

Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the R3000H’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.

Serviceability – More time for production.

Customer Support – Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.

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

R3000H 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
  • Operators Station, Enclosed ROPS/FOPS Structure:
    – Air Conditioning
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Dome Light
    – Heater
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • 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 C15 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 with Automatic Lockup Clutch
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Brake Light
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Bucket Lip, Hardox 450 Bucket
  • Bucket Positioner, Return to Dig
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Fuel System:
    – Dual Fuel Tanks
    – Fuel System Manual Shut Off Taps
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • 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.

R3000H Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, Secondary Engine Shutdown Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
  • Brake Pressure Gauges
  • Brake Release Arrangements
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Buckets
    – Bucket, Light Weight Material (11.6 m³/15.2 yd³)
    – Bucket Standard Profile (8.9 m³/11.6 yd³ to 10.5 m³/13.7 yd³)
    – Bucket Spill Guard
  • Bucket Hardware
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld On
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On
    – Heel Shrouds
    – 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
    – Wear Liner (for use with standard profile buckets)
  • Bucket Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
  • Bolt-On Lip
    – MAS Ready (Mechanically Attached Shrouds)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
  • Drawbar Attachment, Bolt-On
  • Engine Options
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Equivalent to Tier 3
    – After-treatment options (for use with VR Engine only)
    • DPF (Flow Through)
    • DPF (Wall Flow)
  • Lighting
    – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
    – High/Low Beam Function
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Foam, Water Based
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Coolant
    – Arctic Fuel
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fuel System
    – Fuel Lines Double Braided (Stainless Sleeving)
    – Fuel Lines Standard Braided (Double Braid Hydraulic Hose)
  • Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
  • Handrails
    – Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
    – Fold Down
  • Hydraulic System
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Operators Station
    – Strut, Cab Door
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System
    – Loadrite L2180
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – RCT
  • Reversible Steering
  • Reflective Tape
  • Ride Control System
  • Rim
    – Rim Identification Numbering
    – Spare (Tubeless)
  • Seats
    – Seat Covers, Tee, Air and Standard
    – Suspension Seat Tee, Vinyl
    – Suspension Seat Air Vinyl
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Service Tools
    – Brake Wear Gauge
    – Collet Jacking Bolts
    – Diagnostics Box
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
    – Socket Extension, Wheel Nut
    – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
  • Switches
    – Additional Engine Shutdown, Mounted LHS
    – Idle Timer
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 35/65 R33 VSNT Bridgestone
    – Tire, 35/65 R33 VSDL Bridgestone
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
  • Windows
    – Single Pane
    – Dual Pane
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions.
  • See your Cat dealer for more information.

Overview

The R3000H underground loader is designed to meet the challenges of the most demanding 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® C15 Cat® C15 Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm Less
Stroke 6.8 in 171.5 mm Less
Displacement 927.6 in³ 15.2 l Less
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Note (1) Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Less
Note (2) Ratings based on ISO 14396 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 inHg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (60° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 BTU/lb) when engine used at 30° C (86° F). Ratings based on ISO 14396 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 inHg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (60° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 BTU/lb) when engine used at 30° C (86° F). Less
Note (3) No engine derating required up to 3050 m (10,006 ft) altitude for equivalent Tier 3 engines, and 3506 m (11,502 ft) for VR engines. No engine derating required up to 3050 m (10,006 ft) altitude for equivalent Tier 3 engines, and 3506 m (11,502 ft) for VR engines. Less
Note (4) Optional Ventilation Reduction package available. Optional Ventilation Reduction package available. Less
Note (5) Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU stage IIIA is also available. Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU stage IIIA is also available. Less
Rated Power 1800.0 r/min 1800.0 r/min Less

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity 44092.0 lb 20000.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 104199.0 lb 47264.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - SAE 61773.0 lb 28020.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass 180779.0 lb 82000.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Full Turn Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal 88191.0 lb 40003.0 kg Less

Weights

Empty 128448.0 lb 58263.0 kg Less
Loaded 172540.0 lb 78263.0 kg Less
Empty - Front Axle 54558.0 lb 24747.0 kg Less
Empty - Rear Axle 73853.0 lb 33499.0 kg Less
Loaded - Front Axle 125187.0 lb 56784.0 kg Less
Loaded - Rear Axle 47316.0 lb 21462.0 kg Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 3.0 mile/h 4.9 km/h Less
Forward - 2 5.7 mile/h 9.1 km/h Less
Forward - 3 10.2 mile/h 16.4 km/h Less
Forward - 4 17.5 mile/h 28.2 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 4.1 mile/h 6.6 km/h Less
Reverse - 2 7.1 mile/h 11.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 3 12.7 mile/h 20.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 4 19.4 mile/h 31.3 km/h Less

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Raise 8.8 s 8.8 s Less
Dump 1.85 s 1.85 s Less
Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.54 s 3.54 s Less
Total Cycle Time 14.2 s 14.2 s Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacities 8.9-11.6 m³ (11.6-15.2 yd³) 8.9-11.6 m³ (11.6-15.2 yd³) Less
Dump Bucket - 1 - Standard Bucket 11.6 yd³ 8.9 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 2 12.4 yd³ 9.5 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 3 13.7 yd³ 10.5 m³ Less
Light Material Bucket 15.2 yd³ 11.6 m³ Less

Turning Dimensions

Axle Oscillation 8.0 ° 8.0 ° Less
Articulation Angle 42.5 ° 42.5 ° Less
Inner Clearance Radius** 127.8 in 3247.0 mm Less
Note **Clearance dimensions are for reference only. **Clearance dimensions are for reference only. Less
Outside Clearance Radius** 296.7 in 7536.0 mm Less

Tires

Tire Size 35/65 R33 VSNT 35/65 R33 VSNT Less

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase 9.0 gal (US) 34.0 l Less
Front Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System 42.0 gal (US) 159.0 l Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System 44.1 gal (US) 167.0 l Less
Cooling System 19.8 gal (US) 75.0 l Less
Front Differential and Final Drives 31.4 gal (US) 119.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 406.5 gal (US) 1539.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 37.0 gal (US) 140.0 l Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives 33.5 gal (US) 127.0 l Less
Transmission 16.4 gal (US) 62.0 l Less

Standards

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