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Overview

The AD45B underground articulated truck is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton hauling in underground mining applications. Rugged construction and simplified maintenance guarantee long life with low operating costs.
Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C18 Cat® C18 Less
Rated Power 2000.0 r/min 2000.0 r/min Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 589.0 HP 439.0 kW Less
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995 589.0 HP 439.0 kW Less
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995 589.0 HP 439.0 kW Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1104.53 in³ 18.1 l Less
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995 589.0 HP 439.0 kW Less
Note (1) Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 2,000 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 2,000 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard. Less
Note (2) Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 Hg) 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 Hg) 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 2700 m (8,858 ft). Engine derate will commence at an altitude of 2700 m (8,858 ft). 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

Operating Specifications

Gross Machine Mass 187393.0 lb 85000.0 kg Less
Nominal Payload Capacity 99208.0 lb 45000.0 kg Less
Body Capacities 18.0-25.1 m³ (23.5-32.8 yd³) 18.0-25.1 m³ (23.5-32.8 yd³) Less

Weights

Empty 88184.0 lb 40000.0 kg Less
Loaded 187393.0 lb 85000.0 kg Less
Empty - Front Axle 60847.0 lb 27600.0 kg Less
Empty - Rear Axle 27337.0 lb 12400.0 kg Less
Loaded - Front Axle 85451.0 lb 38760.0 kg Less
Loaded - Rear Axle 101942.0 lb 46240.0 kg Less

Weight Distribution

Empty - Front Axle 69% 69% Less
Empty - Rear Axle 31% 31% Less
Loaded - Front Axle 45.60% 45.60% Less
Loaded - Rear Axle 54.40% 54.40% Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 5.0 mile/h 8.0 km/h Less
Forward - 2 6.8 mile/h 10.9 km/h Less
Forward - 3 9.4 mile/h 15.1 km/h Less
Forward - 4 12.8 mile/h 20.6 km/h Less
Forward - 5 17.5 mile/h 28.1 km/h Less
Forward - 6 23.7 mile/h 38.1 km/h Less
Forward - 7 25.2 mile/h 40.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 4.7 mile/h 7.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 2 6.3 mile/h 10.1 km/h Less
Note Maximum travel speeds with standard 29.5 × R29 tires. Maximum travel speeds with standard 29.5 × R29 tires. Less

Final Drives

Differential Ratio 3.46:1 3.46:1 Less
Final Drive Ratio 5.65:1 5.65:1 Less
Total Reduction Ratio 19.55:1 19.55:1 Less

Body Hoist

Raise 16.0 s 16.0 s Less
Lower 21.0 s 21.0 s Less
Total Cycle Time 37.0 s 37.0 s Less

Body Capacities

Ejector Body 29.9 yd³ 22.9 m³ Less
Dump Body - 1 23.6 yd³ 18.0 m³ Less
Dump Body - 2 - Standard 27.9 yd³ 21.3 m³ Less
Dump Body - 3 32.8 yd³ 25.1 m³ Less
Note Heaped SAE 2:1. Heaped SAE 2:1. Less

Turning Dimensions

Articulation Angle 42.5° 42.5° Less
Frame Oscillation 10° 10° Less
Inside Clearance Radius* 209.0 in 5310.0 mm Less
Outside Clearance Radius* 365.8 in 9291.0 mm Less
Note *Clearance dimensions are for reference only. *Clearance dimensions are for reference only. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase - With Filter 16.9 gal (US) 64.0 l Less
Transmission 15.9 gal (US) 60.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 70.3 gal (US) 266.0 l Less
Cooling System 22.5 gal (US) 85.0 l Less
Front Differential and Final Drives 20.3 gal (US) 77.0 l Less
Rear Differential and Final Drives 21.9 gal (US) 83.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 201.8 gal (US) 764.0 l Less

Tires

Tire Size 29.5 × R29 29.5 × R29 Less

Standards

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

Power Train – Engine – The Cat C18 Engine is designed for power, reliability and efficiency.

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

Power Train – Transmission

Engine/Power Train Integration

Cat Brake System

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.

Operator Comfort

Truck Body Systems

Truck Body Systems – Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.

Structures

Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the AD45B’s durability.

Serviceability

Serviceability – More time for production.

Customer Support

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

Safety

Safety – Designed with safety as the first priority.

AD45B Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12V power supply in cab
  • 12V power supply in cab
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Auxiliary start receptacle
  • Auxiliary start receptacle
  • Battery disconnect switch, ground level
  • Battery disconnect switch, ground level
  • Circuit breaker, 80-amp
  • Circuit breaker, 80-amp
  • Corrosive protection spray
  • Corrosive protection spray
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Electric starting, 24V
  • Electric starting, 24V
  • Engine shutdown switch, ground level
    – Front left hand side
  • 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
  • Lighting
    – Brake and tail light, LED
    – Headlights with dimmer switch, halogen
    – Rear work light (cab mounted), halogen
    – Reversing lights, halogen
  • Low maintenance batteries
  • Low maintenance batteries
  • Reversing alarm
  • Reversing alarm
  • Starting and charging system
  • Starting and charging system

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric horns
  • Electric horns
  • Gauges
    – Engine coolant temperature
    – Transmission coolant temperature
    – Hydraulic oil temperature
    – Fuel level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • 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
  • Indicator lights
    – Alert warning light
    – Body up position warning
    – High beam
    – Residual brake pressure warning
    – Retarder application
    – Turn signal
  • Low hydraulic level warning
  • Low hydraulic level warning
  • Open operator station ROPS/FOPS structure
  • Open operator station ROPS/FOPS structure
  • Operator presence system (auto park brake)
  • Operator presence system (auto park brake)
  • Rearview mirrors
  • Rearview mirrors
  • Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2 with retractable seat belt
  • Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2 with retractable seat belt
  • Trainer/passenger seat and seat belt
  • Trainer/passenger seat and seat belt
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
  • Turn signal indicators
  • Turn signal indicators

POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C18 ATAAC diesel engine, 6-cylinder
  • Cat C18 ATAAC diesel engine, 6-cylinder
  • Automatic brake retarder control
  • Automatic brake retarder control
  • Auto shift transmission 7 speed forward/2 speed reverse
  • Auto shift transmission 7 speed forward/2 speed reverse
  • Control throttle shifting
  • Control throttle shifting
  • Engine air intake precleaner
  • Engine air intake precleaner
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Exhaust, turbo compartment shielding
  • Exhaust, turbo compartment shielding
  • Four wheel drive
  • Four wheel drive
  • Long life coolant
  • Long life coolant
  • Programmable ground speed limiting
  • Programmable ground speed limiting
  • Programmable gear block out with tray up
  • Programmable gear block out with tray up
  • Radiator cap manual release
  • Radiator cap manual release
  • Radiator, cross flow
  • Radiator, cross flow
  • SAFR™ full hydraulic enclosed wet, multiple-disc brakes, oil cooled
  • SAFR™ full hydraulic enclosed wet, multiple-disc brakes, oil cooled
  • Torque converter, standard with automatic lockup
  • Torque converter, standard with automatic lockup

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Body, dump, (21.3 m³, 27.9 yd³)
  • Body, dump, (21.3 m³/27.9 yd³)
  • Catalytic exhaust purifier/muffler group
  • Catalytic exhaust purifier/muffler group
  • Centralized lubrication points
  • Centralized lubrication points
  • Decals, international picto graphics
  • Decals, international picto graphics
  • Dual fuel tanks
  • Dual fuel tanks
  • Engine and transmission belly guards
  • Engine and transmission belly guards
  • Fenders, front, rear flaps
  • Fenders, front, rear flaps
  • Fire wall
  • Fire wall
  • Fuel system manual shut off tap
  • Fuel system manual shut off tap
  • Front axle suspension
  • Front axle suspension
  • Frame lifting lugs
  • Frame lifting lugs
  • Front and rear tow pin
  • Front and rear tow pin
  • Front rubber bumpers
  • Front rubber bumpers
  • Hand hold (access on/off top deck)
  • Hand hold (access on/off top deck)
  • Hitch, articulated and oscillated
  • Hitch, articulated and oscillated
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual, English
  • S·O·S port
    – Coolant
    – Engine oil
    – Hydraulic oil
    – Transmission oil
  • S·O·S port
    – Coolant
    – Engine oil
    – Hydraulic oil
    – Transmission oil
  • Swing out radiator grill
  • 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.
  • 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.

AD45B Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Battery shutdown
    – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation switch
    – Ground level isolation, engine shutdown switch
    – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation, engine shutdown switch
  • 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, (18.0 m³, 23.5 yd³)
    – Body, (25.1 m³, 32.8 yd³)
  • Body dump
    – Body, (18.0 m³/23.5 yd³)
    – Body, (25.1 m³/32.8 yd³)
  • Body ejector
    – Ejector, (22.9 m³, 30.0 yd³)
  • Body ejector
    – Ejector, (22.9 m³/30.0 yd³)
  • Body liners, impact and/or wear
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (18.0 m³, 23.5 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (21.3 m³, 27.9 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (25.1 m³, 32.8 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, ejector, (22.9 m³, 30.0 yd³)
  • Body liners, impact and/or wear
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (18.0 m³/23.5 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (21.3 m³/27.9 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (25.1 m³/32.8 yd³)
    – 10 mm (0.4"), body, ejector, (22.9 m³/30.0 yd³)
  • Body wear plate, external
    – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (18.0 m³, 23.5 yd³)
    – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (21.3 m³, 27.9 yd³)
    – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (25.1 m³, 32.8 yd³)
  • Body wear plate, external
    – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (18.0 m³/23.5 yd³)
    – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (21.3 m³/27.9 yd³)
    – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (25.1 m³/32.8 yd³)
  • Brake pressure gauges
  • Brake pressure gauges
  • Camera, color rear facing
  • Camera, color rear facing
  • Cover, anti vandalism for shipping
  • Cover, anti vandalism for shipping
  • Engine options
    – Diesel particulate filter (for use with VR engine only)
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Tier 3
  • 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 (dual tanks)
    – Hydraulic oil
    – Transmission oil
  • Fast fill system
    – Coolant
    – Engine oil
    – Fuel (dual tanks)
    – Hydraulic oil
    – Transmission oil
  • Fire suppression system
    – Ansul, dry powder
    – Foam, water based
  • Fire suppression system
    – Ansul, dry powder
    – Foam, water based
  • Fluids
    – Arctic fuel
    – Arctic coolant
  • Fluids
    – Arctic fuel
    – Arctic coolant
  • Lighting
    – Headlights with dimmer switch, LED
    – Rear work light (cab mounted), LED
    – Reversing lights, LED
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Operator and Maintenance Manual
    – Chinese
    – Indonesian
    – French
    – Portuguese
    – Russian
    – Spanish
  • Park brake switch engagement
    – Push to apply
    – Pull to apply
  • Park brake switch engagement
    – Push to apply
    – Pull to apply
  • Payload
    – Truck Payload Measurement System (TPMS)
    – Remote display for TPMS
  • Payload
    – Truck Payload Measurement System (TPMS)
    – Remote display for TPMS
  • Reflective tape
  • Reflective tape
  • Rims
    – Rim identification numbering
    – Spare, tubeless
  • 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
  • Seat
    – Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2, vinyl
    – Suspension seat tee, mechanical
  • Seat cover
    – Tee and Cat Comfort TLV2
    – Seat cover, companion
  • Secondary steering system
  • Secondary steering system
  • Service tools
    – Collet jacking bolts, dump or ejector
    – Diagnostics box
    – Hoist cylinder supports (for body removal)
    – Brake wear gauge
    – Reference parts manual for additional tooling available
  • Service tools
    – Collet jacking bolts, dump or 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
  • Switches
    – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation
    – Idle timer
    – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation/idle timer
  • Technology
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Technology
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Tire arrangements
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSNT Bridgestone
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSDL Bridgestone
  • Tire arrangements
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSNT Bridgestone
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSDL Bridgestone
  • Torque converter, high altitude, 3000 m (9,842 ft) and up
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.
  • Torque converter, high altitude, 3000 m (9,842 ft) and up
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.