6030/6030 FS

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.

Engine Output - SAE J1995 1140 kW (1,530 hp)
Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3)
Operating Weight Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons)
Engine Output - SAE J1995 - 2 × Cat C27 ACERT 1530 HP

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Approximately 660 gal (US)
Main Pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 4 × 543 L/min (4 × 143 gal/min)
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4495 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5220 psi
Swing Pumps 2 × reversible swash plate double pumps
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 2 × 426 L/min (2 × 113 gal/min)
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Approximately 925 gal (US)

Hydraulic Oil Cooling
Diameter - Fan 2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in)
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version 2 × 459 L/min (2 × 121 gal/min)
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version 2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min)

Operator's Cab
Components (1) Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (10) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (11) All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (12) FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
Components (13) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Components (14) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
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) Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Components (6) Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
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
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height 7.05 ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length 7.22 ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width 5.25 ft
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 21.33 ft

Swing System
Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version 5 r/min
Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version 4.6 r/min
Parking Brakes Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drive 2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Swing Ring Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing

Bottom Rollers - Each Side 7
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
Components (2) Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Components (3) Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (4) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Components (5) Acoustic travel alarm
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Approximate 64 %
Maximum Tractive Force 367880 lb
Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/hydraulically released
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between
Track Pads - Each Side 47
Travel Drives - Each Side 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.87 mile/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.68 mile/h

Automatic Lubrication System
Capacity - Grease Container 120 gal (US)

Operating Weights
6030 - Ground Pressure 32 psi
6030 - Operating Weight 653660 lb
6030 - Standard Track Pads 3.25 ft
6030 FS - Ground Pressure 31.7 psi
6030 FS - Operating Weight 648810 lb
6030 FS - Standard Track Pads 3.25 ft

Electrical System - Diesel Drive
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 4 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 420 Ah – 24V in total
Components (1) Battery isolation relays
System Voltage 24V

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

All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2) – Wing shrouds on side walls – Heel shrouds at bottom edges

Diesel Engines
Alternators 2 × 150A
Aspiration Turbocharged and charge air-cooled
Bore 5.42 in
Displacement 1648 in³
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards
Fuel Tank Capacity 1339 gal (US)
Make/Model 2 × Cat C27 ACERT
Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - At 25° C (77° F) Above Sea Level 1640 ft
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12
Stroke 6 in
Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)

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
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
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 – 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 (FS and BH) and stick (FS) 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

Engine Model 2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™
Gross Power - SAE J1995 1530 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 1530 HP
Note Electric drive option available (1000 kW) on 6030 AC/6030 AC FS

Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 22.2 yd³
Bucket Capacity - Front Shovel (heaped 2:1) 21.6 yd³

Operating Specifications
Bucket Payload 34 t
Operating Weight - Backhoe 326 t
Operating Weight - Front Shovel 324 t

Electric Motor - 6030 AC/6030 AC FS
Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
Output 1000 kW
Rated Current IN 109A (at 6.3 kV)
Revolutions 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current 450% of IN (253% of IN optional)
Type Squirrel cage induction motor
Voltage 6.3 kV ± 10% (other on request)

Automatic Lubrication System
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

Diesel Engines
Components (1) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Components (2) Micro processed engine management
Components (3) Heavy-duty air filters
Components (4) Two-stage fuel filter, including water separator
Components (5) Additional high-capacity water separator

Electrical System - Diesel Drive
Components (2) Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level and in engine module
Components (3) 12 LED high-brightness working flood lights – 8 for working area – 2 for rear end
Components (4) 2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
Components (5) 14 LED service lights

Operating Weights
Note Other track pads available on request

Cat MineStar System and Technology Solutions


Twin-engine Concept

TriPower System (Front Shovel Machines)

Swing System




Pump Managing System

Operator's Cab

Loading/Hauling Efficiency

Independent Oil Cooling System

Hydraulic System

Front Attachment Options and Structures

Electronic Control System

Drive Systems

Customer Support

Closed-loop Swing Circuit

Optional Equipment

  • Export crating
  • Custom paint
  • C27 ACERT engines meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim equivalent emission standards
  • 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 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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