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Power Train – Engine – The Cat C11 engine is designed for power, reliability and efficiency.

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 R1700G’s durability.

Operator Comfort – Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.

Buckets – 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 – Designed with safety as the first priority.

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 Diesel Engine, ATAAC, 6 Cylinder
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
  • Fuel System Manual Shut Off Tap
  • 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
  • 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
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • 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, 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 Hardware
    – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On Half-Arrow (BOHA)
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld-on
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Heel Shrouds, Ejector and Dump Buckets
    – Mechanically Attached Shrouds (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)
    – Bolt-On Ready
    – MAS Ready (Mechanically Attached Shrouds)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
  • Draw Bar Attachment, Bolt-on
  • 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 or Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
    – Foam, Water Based
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fuel System
    – Dual Fuel Tanks
  • Guards
    – Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
    – Guard Duo Cone Seal
  • Handrails
    – 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
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System
    – 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
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 26.5 × R25, VSMS2 L5 Bridgestone
    – Tire, 26.5 × 25, VSDL, Bridgestone
    – Tire, 26.5 × 25, 32 Ply, Goodyear
  • 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.

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 Cat® C11 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
Rated Power 1800.0 r/min 1800.0 r/min 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
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
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995 (1st-3rd gear/4th gear) 242/263 kW (324/353 hp) 242/263 kW (324/353 hp) 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
Note (2) Ratings based on SAE J1995 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 SAE J1995 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) Engine derate will commence at an altitude of 3050 m (10,006 ft). Engine derate will commence at an altitude of 3050 m (10,006 ft). Less
Note (4) Optional Ventilation Reduction package available. Optional Ventilation Reduction package available. Less
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995 353.0 HP 263.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity 27558.0 lb 12500.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - SAE 46051.0 lb 20885.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 57995.0 lb 26306.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass - Truck Loading 116845.0 lb 53000.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass - Tramming 120151.0 lb 54500.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 70065.0 lb 31781.0 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

Weights

Empty 84878.0 lb 38500.0 kg Less
Loaded 112436.0 lb 51000.0 kg Less
Loaded - Front Axle 81741.0 lb 37077.0 kg Less
Empty - Front Axle 37346.0 lb 16940.0 kg Less
Loaded - Tramming 115743.0 lb 52500.0 kg Less
Empty - Rear Axle 47532.0 lb 21560.0 kg Less
Loaded - Rear Axle 30695.0 lb 13923.0 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 3.4 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

Total Cycle Time 12.1 s 12.1 s Less
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

Bucket Capacities

Ejector Bucket 7.5 yd³ 5.7 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 1 6.0 yd³ 4.6 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 2 6.5 yd³ 5.0 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 4 8.6 yd³ 6.6 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 3 - Standard Bucket 7.5 yd³ 5.7 m³ Less
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 - 5 9.5 yd³ 7.3 m³ Less
Dump Bucket - 6 11.5 yd³ 8.8 m³ Less

Turning Dimensions

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

Tires

Tire Size 26.5 × 25 26.5 × 25 Less

Service Refill Capacities

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

Standards

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