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Overview

The R2900G 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

  • Engine Model Cat® C15 ACERT™ Cat® C15 ACERT™
  • Rated Power 1800.0 r/min 1800.0 r/min
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW
  • Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
  • Stroke 6.8 in 171.5 mm
  • Displacement 927.9 in³ 15.2 l
  • Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW
  • Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995 409.0 HP 305.0 kW

Operating Specifications

  • Nominal Payload Capacity 37926.0 lb 17200.0 kg
  • Gross Machine Mass 155095.0 lb 70350.0 kg
  • Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 88015.0 lb 39923.0 kg
  • Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 75109.0 lb 34069.0 kg
  • Breakout Force - SAE 60298.0 lb 27346.0 kg

Weights

  • Empty* 110692.0 lb 50209.0 kg
  • Loaded* 148611.0 lb 67409.0 kg
  • Empty - Front Axle 50832.0 lb 23057.0 kg
  • Empty - Rear Axle 59860.0 lb 27152.0 kg
  • Loaded - Front Axle 110716.0 lb 50220.0 kg
  • Loaded - Rear Axle 37895.0 lb 17189.0 kg
  • Note *Calculated Weight. *Calculated Weight.

Transmission

  • Forward - 1 3.4 mile/h 5.4 km/h
  • Forward - 2 6.0 mile/h 9.7 km/h
  • Forward - 3 10.7 mile/h 17.3 km/h
  • Forward - 4 18.5 mile/h 29.8 km/h
  • Reverse - 1 4.1 mile/h 6.6 km/h
  • Reverse - 2 7.3 mile/h 11.8 km/h
  • Reverse - 3 13.0 mile/h 21.0 km/h
  • Reverse - 4 22.0 mile/h 35.5 km/h

Hydraulic Cycle Times

  • Raise 9.2 s 9.2 s
  • Dump 3.4 s 3.4 s
  • Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.1 s 3.1 s
  • Total Cycle Time 15.7 s 15.7 s

Bucket Capacities

  • Bucket Capacities 6.3-8.9 m3 (8.2-11.6 yd3) 6.3-8.9 m3 (8.2-11.6 yd3)
  • Dump Bucket - 1** 8.2 yd³ 6.3 m³
  • Dump Bucket - 2** 9.4 yd³ 7.2 m³
  • Dump Bucket - 3** 10.9 yd³ 8.3 m³
  • Dump Bucket - 4** 11.6 yd³ 8.9 m³
  • Note **High penetration bucket versions also available. **High penetration bucket versions also available.

Turning Dimensions

  • Axle Oscillation
  • Articulation Angle 42.5° 42.5°
  • Inner Clearance Radius 133.2 in 3383.0 mm
  • Outside Clearance Radius 288.3 in 7323.0 mm

Tires

  • Tire Size 29.5 × 29 34 PLY VSMS 29.5 × 29 34 PLY VSMS

Service Refill Capacities

  • Engine Crankcase 9.0 gal (US) 34.0 l
  • Front Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System 42.0 gal (US) 159.0 l
  • Rear Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System 44.1 gal (US) 167.0 l
  • Cooling System 19.8 gal (US) 75.0 l
  • Front Differential and Final Drives 31.4 gal (US) 119.0 l
  • Fuel Tank - Dual 376.4 gal (US) 1425.0 l
  • Hydraulic Tank 37.0 gal (US) 140.0 l
  • Rear Differential and Final Drives 33.5 gal (US) 127.0 l
  • Transmission 16.4 gal (US) 62.0 l

Standards

  • Standards ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab

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R2900G 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 Left Hand Side
    – 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 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 With Override Switch
  • 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)
  • 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.

R2900G Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
  • Brake Pressure Gauges
  • Brake Release Arrangements,
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Buckets
    – Bucket Profile Standard or High Penetration
    – Various Sizes, Dump (6.3 m³/8.2 yd³ to 8.9 m³/11.6 yd³)
    – Bucket Spill Guard
  • 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
    – 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 (7.2 m³/9.4 yd³ and 8.3 m³/10.9 yd³ Buckets)
  • Bucket Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
    – MAS Ready (Mechanical Attached Shroud)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Chain Ready Front Fenders (chains not included)
  • 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
  • Lighting
    – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
    – High/Low Beam Function
    – Truck Loading Light, Lower Front Frame
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
    – Foam, Water Based
  • 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 Onto Top Deck
  • Hydraulic System
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Mine Transfer Ready Rear Frame (Tack Welded)
  • 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
  • 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)
    – 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
    – Engine Shutdown, Fire Suppression Activation
    – Idle Timer
    – Engine Shutdown/Idle Timer
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
    – Electronic Access Module (Required with Automation)
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSMS 2 Bridgestone
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSDL L5 Bridgestone
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 XMine D2 Michelin
    – Tire, 29.5 × R29 XSMD2 L5S Michelin
  • 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.

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