6030 AC

Heavy Equipment

6030 AC

Bucket Payload
34 ton (US) / 30 t
Operating Weight
324 ton (US) / 294 t
6030 - Standard Track Pads
3.25 ft / 1000 mm

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 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 shovels are built with you in mind. Because in mining, every day matters and every load counts.

Electric Motor - 6030 AC/6030 AC FS
Output 1000 kW
Type Squirrel cage induction motor
Voltage 6.6 kV ± 10% (other on request)
Rated Current IN 110 A (at 6.6 kV)
Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
Revolutions 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current 350% of IN (197% of IN optional)
Bucket Payload 34 ton (US) / 30 t
Operating Weight 324 ton (US) / 294 t
Note Specifications shown above apply to Face Shovel configuration.
Electrical System
System Voltage 24 V
Batteries (12V each) - In Series/Parallel Installation - Cat Version 2 X 210 Ah 12 V each; 210 Ah 24 V in total
Operating Weights
6030 - Standard Track Pads 3.25 ft / 1000 mm
6030 - Operating Weight 648810 lb / 294300 kg
6030 - Ground Pressure 31.7 psi / 21.9 N/cm²
6030 FS - Operating Weight 648810 lb / 294300 kg
6030 FS - Ground Pressure 31.7 psi / 21.9 N/cm²
Note Other track pads available on request
6030 FS - Standard Track Pads 3.25 ft / 1000 mm
Service Refill Capacities
Hydraulic Tank 745 gal (US) / 2820 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 872 gal (US) / 3300 l
Cooling System 25 gal (US) / 95 l
Swing Drive 20 gal (US) / 76 l
Grease Tank 119 gal (US) / 450 l
Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System
Main Pumps 4 x variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 4 x 543 L/min (4 x 143 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4495 psi / 310 bar
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5220 psi / 360 bar
Swing Pumps 2 x reversible swash plate double pumps
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 2 x 426 L/min (2 x 113 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080 psi / 350 bar
Hydraulic Oil Cooling
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version 2 x 459 L/min (2 x 121 gal/min)
Features (1) 2 Fans
Features (2) Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
Diameter - Fan 48 in / 1220 mm
Features (3) Cooling system is fully independent
Swing System
Swing Drive 2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Parking Brakes Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version 5 r/min
Swing Ring Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Features (1) Swing circuit is closed-loop with torque control
Travel Speed 2 Stages
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.87 mile/h / 1.4 km/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.68 mile/h / 2.7 km/h
Maximum Tractive Force 367880 lbf / 1637 kN
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Approximate 64 %
Track Pads - Each Side 44
Bottom Rollers - Each Side 7
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between
Travel Drives - Each Side 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Components (1) Cast double-grouser track pads with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Components (2) All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened
Components (3) Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Parking Brakes Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (4) 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Components (5) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Operator's Cab
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 21.33 ft / 6500 mm
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length 7.22 ft / 2200 mm
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width 5.25 ft / 1600 mm
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height 7.05 ft / 2150 mm
Components (1) Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (2) External sun shields at side and rear windows
Components (3) Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
Components (4) Board Control System (BCS) electronic monitoring and data logging system for vital signs and service data of engines, hydraulic system and lubrication system
Components (5) Powered 38° access ladder
Components (6) Emergency egress safety harness
Components (7) Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (8) Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
Components (9) Roller blinds at all windows
Components (10) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (11) All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (12) Operator Protective Guard (Top Guard) (ISO 10262:1998 Level II)
Components (13) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Components (14) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
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 and lip shrouds between teeth
All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2) Wing shrouds on side walls and heel shrouds at bottom edges
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (1) Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage and 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
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3) Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc and crowd force assistance
Type (1) Catwalks with rails at booms
Type (2) Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Type (3) Pressure-free lowering of boom and stick by means of a float valve
Type (4) Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (5) Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Type (6) Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with solid steel castings at pivot areas
Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) 21.6 yd³ / 16.5 m³
Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 22.2 yd³ / 17 m³
Digging Forces
Maximum Crowd Force 291700 lbf / 1298 kN
Maximum Breakout Force 214390 lbf / 954 kN
Working Ranges
Maximum Digging Height 45.6 ft / 13.9 m
Maximum Digging Reach 44.9 ft / 13.7 m
Maximum Digging Depth 8.2 ft / 2.5 m
Automatic Lubrication System
Capacity - Grease Container 120 gal (US) / 450 l
Type (1) Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times
Type (2) Connected to the lubrication system are the swing roller bearing with internal gearing and all pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
Type (3) Lubricated pinion for greasing of internal gearing of swing ring
Type (4) System failures displayed by Board Control System
Type (5) Grease filters (200 µm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump
Retractable Service Station
Installation Retractable, easily accessible, ground-level service station installed underneath the engine module
Operating Specifications
Operating Weight - Backhoe 326 t / 296 t
Bucket Payload 34 t / 30 t
Operating Weight - Face Shovel 324 t / 294 t

Optional Equipment

    • Export crating
    • Custom paint
    • Oil change interval extension for engine oil up to 1,000 hours
    • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
    • Round container for a standard 200 L (53 gal) grease barrel (instead of 450 L (119 gal) grease container)
    • Cold-weather package
  • CAB
    • Cab heating
    • Dual (redundancy) HVAC system
    • Camera monitoring system
    • Windshield guard (FOGS)
    • Track pad width 800 mm (2 ft 7 in) or 1200 mm (3 ft 11 in)
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
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