6030 AC Hydraulic Mining Shovel

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 34ton (US)
Operating Weight 324ton (US)
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 3.25ft
6030 - Operating Weight 648810lb
6030 - Ground Pressure 31.7psi
Note Operating weights include: base machine, front attachment, standard track pads, standard rock bucket, and lubricants.
6030 FS - Operating Weight 648810lb
6030 FS - Ground Pressure 31.7psi
6030 FS - Standard Track Pads 3.25ft

Service Refill Capacities

Hydraulic Tank 745gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 872gal (US)
Cooling System 25gal (US)
Swing Drive 20gal (US)
Grease Tank 119gal (US)

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 4495psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5220psi
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 5075psi

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version 2 x 459 L/min (2 x 121 gal/min)
Features (1) 2 Fans
Diameter - Fan 48in
Features (2) Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
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 5r/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 0.9mile/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.7mile/h
Maximum Tractive Force 367880lbf
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Approximate 50%
Track Pads - Each Side 44
Bottom Rollers - Each Side 7
Components (1) Cast double-grouser track pads with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between
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
Travel Drives - Each Side 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
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 21.33ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length 7.22ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width 5.25ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height 7.05ft
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) 21.6yd³

Digging Forces

Maximum Crowd Force 291700lbf
Maximum Breakout Force 214390lbf

Working Ranges

Maximum Digging Height 45.6ft
Maximum Digging Reach 44.9ft
Maximum Digging Depth 8.2ft

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity - Grease Container 120gal (US)
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

Standard Equipment

Optional Equipment

  • General
    • Export crating
    • Custom paint
  • Superstructure
    • 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)
  • Undercarriage
    • Track pad width 800 mm (2 ft 7 in) or 1200 mm (3 ft 11 in)
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)