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We understand the challenges you face, the importance of reliability, and the relationship between uptime and productivity. That's why we continually strive to produce the safest, most reliable and productive hydraulic mining shovels possible. Offering the widest payload range of any manufacturer in the industry, the ability to optimally pair with our popular line of mining trucks, and the support of our world-class Cat dealer network, we are uniquely positioned to partner with you to help achieve your productivity targets. We understand what matters to you. Our hydraulic mining shovels are built with you in mind. Because in mining, every day matters and every load counts.

General

  • Engine Output - SAE J1995 Cummins K1500E - 1880 kW (2,520 hp); Cummins QSK38 - 1880 kW (2,520 hp) Cummins K1500E - 1880 kW (2,520 hp); Cummins QSK38 - 1880 kW (2,520 hp)
  • Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 26.0 m3 (34.0 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 28.0 m3 (36.6 yd3) Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 26.0 m3 (34.0 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 28.0 m3 (36.6 yd3)
  • Operating Weight Face Shovel - 528 tonnes (582 tons); Backhoe - 537 tonnes (592 tons) Face Shovel - 528 tonnes (582 tons); Backhoe - 537 tonnes (592 tons)

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately 1320.0 gal (US) 5000.0 l
  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately 1450.0 gal (US) 5500.0 l
  • Main Pumps 4 × variable flow axial piston pumps 4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
  • Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 4 × 933 L/min (4 × 246 gal/min) 4 × 933 L/min (4 × 246 gal/min)
  • Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 912 L/min (4 × 241 gal/min) 4 × 912 L/min (4 × 241 gal/min)
  • Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4350.0 psi 300.0 bar
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080.0 psi 350.0 bar
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel 4930.0 psi 340.0 bar
  • Swing Pumps - AC Version 3 × reversible swash plate pumps 3 × reversible swash plate pumps
  • Swing Pumps - Diesel Version 4 × reversible swash plate pumps 4 × reversible swash plate pumps
  • Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 3 × 491 L/min (3 × 131 gal/min) 3 × 491 L/min (3 × 131 gal/min)
  • Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 351 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min) 4 × 351 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min)
  • Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately 1930.0 gal (US) 7300.0 l
  • Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately 2060.0 gal (US) 7800.0 l

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

  • Components Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers
  • Diameter - Fan 4 × 1170 mm (4 × 46 in) 4 × 1170 mm (4 × 46 in)
  • Features (1) Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
  • Features (2) Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled
  • Features (3) Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
  • Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version 4 × 491 L/min (4 × 130 gal/min) 4 × 491 L/min (4 × 130 gal/min)
  • Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version 4 × 488 L/min (4 × 129 gal/min) 4 × 488 L/min (4 × 129 gal/min)

Operator's Cab

  • Board Control System (BCS) Features Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic systems & lubrication systems Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic systems & lubrication systems
  • Components (1) Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests
  • Components (10) Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
  • Components (11) Emergency rescue seat Emergency rescue seat
  • Components (12) Emergency ladder mounted to the A-frame Emergency ladder mounted to the A-frame
  • Components (13) Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated
  • Components (14) Roller blinds at all windows Roller blinds at all windows
  • Components (2) Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Components (3) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
  • Components (4) All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
  • Components (5) FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
  • Components (6) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
  • Components (7) External sun shields at side and rear windows External sun shields at side and rear windows
  • Components (8) Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
  • Components (9) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
  • Internal Dimensions - Height 7.05 ft 2150.0 mm
  • Internal Dimensions - Length 7.22 ft 2200.0 mm
  • Internal Dimensions - Width 5.25 ft 1600.0 mm
  • Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 24.93 ft 7.6 m

Swing System

  • Features (1) Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
  • Features (2) Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
  • Features (3) Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
  • Features (4) All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system
  • Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version 4.0 r/min 4.0 r/min
  • Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version 3.8 r/min 3.8 r/min
  • Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
  • Swing Drive 4 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors 4 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
  • Swing Ring Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing

Undercarriage

  • Bottom Rollers - Each Side 6 6
  • Components (1) All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened
  • Components (2) Acoustic travel alarm Acoustic travel alarm
  • Components (3) Cast double-grouser combined pad links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins Cast double-grouser combined pad links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
  • Components (4) Bottom rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system Bottom rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
  • Components (5) Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
  • Components (6) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
  • Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum 50.0 % 50.0 %
  • Maximum Tractive Force 578900.0 lb 2576.0 kN
  • Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring-applied/hydraulically released Wet multiple disc brake, spring-applied/hydraulically released
  • Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between 2 plus a skid plate in between
  • Track Pads - Each Side 39 39
  • Travel Drives - Each Side 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
  • Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.99 mile/h 1.6 km/h
  • Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.44 mile/h 2.3 km/h

Automatic Lubrication System

  • Capacity - Grease Container 264.0 gal (US) 1000.0 l
  • Type (1) Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times
  • Type (2) System failures displayed by Board Control System System failures displayed by Board Control System
  • Type (3) Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
  • Type (4) Connected to the lube system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders - bottom rollers of undercarriage Connected to the lube system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders - bottom rollers of undercarriage
  • Type (5) Connected to the lube system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring Connected to the lube system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring

Operating Weights

  • 6050 - Ground Pressure 26.3 N/cm2 (38.1 psi) 26.3 N/cm2 (38.1 psi)
  • 6050 - Note Other track pads available on request Other track pads available on request
  • 6050 - Operating Weight 1183870.0 lb 537000.0 kg
  • 6050 - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft 1400.0 mm
  • 6050 FS - Ground Pressure 25.9 N/cm2 (37.5 psi) 25.9 N/cm2 (37.5 psi)
  • 6050 FS - Note Other track pads available on request Other track pads available on request
  • 6050 FS - Operating Weight 1163150.0 lb 527600.0 kg
  • 6050 FS - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft 1400.0 mm

Electrical System - Diesel Drive

  • Alternators 2 × 175A each 2 × 175A each
  • Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total 6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
  • Components (1) Thirteen (13) LED service lights Thirteen (13) LED service lights
  • Components (2) Battery isolation relays Battery isolation relays
  • Components (3) Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
  • Components (4) Ten (10) LED high-brightness working flood lights - Eight (8) for working area - Two (2) for rear end Ten (10) LED high-brightness working flood lights - Eight (8) for working area - Two (2) for rear end
  • Components (5) Two (2) LED high-brightness access flood lights Two (2) LED high-brightness access flood lights
  • System Voltage 24V 24V

Retractable Service Station

  • Installation Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground. Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground.

Attachments

  • All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2) - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges
  • Type (8) Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
  • All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (1) - Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket - Lip shrouds between teeth - Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket - Lip shrouds between teeth
  • Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (1) - Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage - Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces - Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage - Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces
  • Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (2) - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
  • Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3) - Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc - Crowd force assistance - Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc - Crowd force assistance
  • Type (1) Inspection hole in booms Inspection hole in booms
  • Type (2) Catwalks with rails at booms Catwalks with rails at booms
  • Type (3) Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
  • Type (4) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
  • Type (5) Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
  • Type (6) Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
  • Type (7) Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas

Diesel Engines - Version 1 - Cummins® K1500E Tier 1

  • Aspiration Turbocharged and aftercooled Turbocharged and aftercooled
  • Bore 6.25 in 159.0 mm
  • Components (1) Additional high-capacity water separator Additional high-capacity water separator
  • Components (2) Two-stage fuel filter including water separator Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
  • Components (3) Pre-lube starting system Pre-lube starting system
  • Components (4) Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
  • Components (5) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
  • Components (6) Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
  • Components (7) Microprocessed engine control Microprocessed engine control
  • Displacement 2300.0 in³ 37.8 l
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Flex U.S. EPA Flex
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 2820.0 gal (US) 10700.0 l
  • Make/Model 2 × Cummins K1500E 2 × Cummins K1500E
  • Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level 8000.0 ft 2438.0 m
  • Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12 12
  • Stroke 6.25 in 159.0 mm
  • Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1) 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1) 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1) 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)

Diesel Engines - Version 2 - Cummins® QSK38 Tier 2

  • Aspiration Turbocharged and aftercooled Turbocharged and aftercooled
  • Bore 6.25 in 159.0 mm
  • Components (1) Additional high-capacity water separator Additional high-capacity water separator
  • Components (2) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
  • Components (3) Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
  • Components (4) Pre-lube starting system Pre-lube starting system
  • Components (5) Microprocessed engine control Microprocessed engine control
  • Components (6) Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
  • Components (7) Two-stage fuel filter including water separator Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
  • Displacement 2300.0 in³ 37.8 l
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Flex U.S. EPA Flex
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 2820.0 gal (US) 10700.0 l
  • Make/Model 2 × Cummins QSK38 2 × Cummins QSK38
  • Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level 10500.0 ft 3200.0 m
  • Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12 12
  • Stroke 6.25 in 159.0 mm
  • Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1) 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1) 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1) 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)

Engine

  • Engine Model 2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38 2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995 2520.0 HP 1880.0 kW
  • Net Power - SAE J1349 2520.0 HP 1880.0 kW
  • Note Electric drive option available (1600 kW) on 6050 AC/6050 AC FS Electric drive option available (1600 kW) on 6050 AC/6050 AC FS

Bucket

  • Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 36.6 yd³ 28.0 m³
  • Bucket Capacity - Front Shovel (heaped 2:1) 34.0 yd³ 26.0 m³

Operating Specifications

  • Bucket Payload - Backhoe 55.0 t 50.0 t
  • Bucket Payload - Front Shovel 52.0 t 47.0 t
  • Operating Weight - Backhoe 592.0 t 537.0 t
  • Operating Weight - Front Shovel 582.0 t 528.0 t

Electric Motor - 6050 AC/6050 AC FS

  • Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request) 50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
  • Output 2146.0 HP 1600.0 kW
  • Rated Current IN 174 A (at 6.6 kV) 174 A (at 6.6 kV)
  • Revolutions 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz) 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
  • Starting current 350% of IN (197% of IN optional) 350% of IN (197% of IN optional)
  • Type (1) Power limit control by Pump Management System Power limit control by Pump Management System
  • Type (2) Squirrel cage induction motor Squirrel cage induction motor
  • Type (3) Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
  • Voltage 6.6 kV ± 10% (other on request) 6.6 kV ± 10% (other on request)

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6050/6050 FS Optional Equipment

GENERAL

  • Custom paint

SUPERSTRUCTURE

  • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
  • Mesabi radiators instead of standard radiators
  • Oil change interval extension for engine oil up to 1,000 hours
  • Oil change interval extension for engine oil with oil burn system
  • Folding access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°
  • Two round containers for two standard 200 L (53 gal) barrels (instead of 1000 L (264 gal) grease container)
  • Filling of round containers via service station
  • Various cold-weather options

CAB

  • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Cab heating
  • Additional instrumentation
  • Camera monitoring system

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Track pad width 1600 mm (5 ft 3 in) or 1800 mm (5 ft 11 in)
  • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
  • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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