Features At A Glance

Power Train – Engine – The Cat C15 engine is designed for power, reliability and efficiency.
Power Train – Transmission – More power to the ground for greater productivity.
Engine/Power Train Integration – Intelligent electronics for overall optimal performance.
Cat Brake System – Superior control for operator confidence.
Operator Comfort – Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.
Truck Body Systems – Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.
Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the AD30’s durability.
Serviceability – More time for production.
Customer Support – Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.
Safety – Designed with safety as the first priority.

Product Specifications for AD30


Operating Specifications


Weight Distribution


Final Drives

Body Hoist

Body Capacities

Turning Dimensions

Service Refill Capacities



AD30 Standard Equipment


  • 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, 24V
  • Engine shutdown switch, ground level
    – Front left hand side
  • Lighting
    – Brake and tail light, LED
    – Headlights with dimmer switch, halogen
    – Rear work light (cab mounted), halogen
    – Reversing lights, halogen
  • Low maintenance batteries
  • Reversing alarm
  • Starting and charging system


  • 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
    – Body up position warning
    – High beam
    – Residual brake pressure warning
    – Retarder application
    – Turn signal
  • Low hydraulic level warning
  • Open operator station ROPS/FOPS structure
  • Operator presence system (auto park brake)
  • Rearview mirrors
  • Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2 with retractable seat belt
  • Trainer/passenger seat and seat belt
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel


  • Cat C15 ATAAC diesel engine, 6-cylinder
  • Automatic brake retarder control
  • Auto shift transmission 4 speed forward/1 speed reverse
  • Axle, arrangement standard width, front – rear
  • Control throttle shifting
  • Engine air intake precleaner
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Exhaust, turbo compartment shielding
  • Four wheel drive
  • Long life coolant
  • Programmable ground speed limiting
  • Programmable gear block out with tray up
  • Radiator cap manual release
  • Radiator, cross flow
  • Rims, 5-piece, tubeless
  • SAFR™ full hydraulic enclosed wet, multiple-disc brakes, oil cooled
  • Torque converter with automatic lockup


  • Body, dump, (14.4 m³/18.8 yd³)
  • Catalytic exhaust purifier/muffler group
  • Centralized lubrication points
  • Decals, international picto graphics
  • Engine and transmission belly guards
  • Fenders, standard with, front, rear flaps
  • Fire wall
  • Fuel system manual shut off tap
  • Frame lifting lugs
  • Front and rear tow pin
  • Hand hold (access on/off top deck)
  • Hitch, articulated and oscillated
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • 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.

AD30 Optional Equipment


  • Axle, arrangement wide body, front – rear
  • Battery shutdown
    – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation switch
    – Ground level isolation, engine shutdown switch
    – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation, engine shutdown switch
  • Body dump
    – Body, (11.3 m³/14.8 yd³)
    – Body, (16.8 m³/21.9 yd³) wide body configuration
    – Body, (17.5 m³/22.9 yd³)
  • Body ejector
    – Ejector, (15.2 m³/19.9 yd³)
    – Ejector, (16.8 m³/21.9 yd³)
  • Body liners, impact and wear
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (11.3 m³/14.8 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (14.4 m³/18.8 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), dump (16.8 m³/21.9 yd³) for wide body configuration
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (17.5 m³/22.9 yd³)
  • Brake pressure gauges
  • Camera, color rear facing
  • Cover, anti vandalism for shipping
  • Engine options
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Equivalent to Tier 3
    – After-treatment options (for use with VR Engine only)
    • DPF (Flow Through) Filter
  • Fast fill system
    – Coolant
    – Engine oil
    – Fuel (single tank)
    – Hydraulic oil
    – Transmission oil
  • Fenders, wide body, front, rear flaps
  • Fire suppression system
    – Ansul, dry powder
    – Foam, water based
  • Fluids
    – Arctic fuel
    – Arctic coolant
  • Lighting
    – Headlights with dimmer switch, LED
    – Rear work light (cab mounted), LED
    – Reversing lights, LED
  • Lubrication system
    – Automatic, dump or ejector body
    – Centralized, ejector body
  • Mine transfer
    – Mine transfer ready front frame (tack welded)
    – Mine transfer ready dump body (tack welded)
    – Mine transfer ready ejector body (tack welded)
  • Operators station ROPS/FOPS enclosed
    – Air conditioning
    – Cab pressurizer and filter
    – Dome light
    – Heater
    – Radio ready compartment for radio and speakers
    – Sun visor
    – Window, sliding cab door
  • Park brake switch engagement
    – Push to apply
    – Pull to apply
  • Payload
    – Truck Payload Measurement System (TPMS)
    – Remote display for TPMS
  • Reflective tape
  • Rims
    – Rim identification numbering
    – Spare, tubeless
  • Seat
    – Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2, vinyl
    – Suspension seat tee, mechanical
  • Seat cover
    – Tee and Cat Comfort TLV2
    – Seat cover, companion
  • Secondary steering system
  • Service tools
    – Collet jacking bolts, dump and ejector
    – Diagnostics box
    – Hoist cylinder supports (for body removal)
    – Brake wear gauge
    – Reference parts manual for additional tooling available
  • Switches
    – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation
    – Idle timer
    – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation/idle timer
  • Technology
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Tire arrangements
    – Tire, 26.5 × 25 VSNT Bridgestone
    – Tire, 26.5 × 25 VSDL Bridgestone
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.

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