6030 OEM

Cat Frontless Hydraulic Shovels are loaded with options--giving you the flexibility to match the machine front to your specific application. These purpose-built specialty machines can be sourced through Caterpillar OEM Solutions and our global network of auxiliary equipment manufacturers. Let us help you build your jobsite solution.

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

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System
Main Pumps 4 × variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Total Oil Flow 4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4495 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel Swing Pumps 5220 psi
Swing Pumps 2 × reversible swash plate double pumps
Swing Pumps - Maximum Flow - Diesel 2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min)

Hydraulic Oil Cooling
Diameter - Fan 2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in)
Maximum Flow 2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min)

Operator's Cab
Components (1) FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
Components (2) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
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 - 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

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Forward 367880 lb
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) Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (3) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Approximate 64 %
Maximum Tractive Force 367880 lb
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between
Track Pads - Each Side 47
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.87 mile/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.68 mile/h

Electrical System
Alternator Rating 2 × 150A
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 4 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 420 Ah – 24V in total
System Voltage 24V

Emissions U.S. EPA flex (Tier 2)
Gross Power - SAE J1995 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Net Power - SAE J1349 1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Engine Model 2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™

Automatic Lubrication System
Capacity - Grease Barrel 120 gal (US)
Type Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times

Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank 1339 gal (US)
Grease Tank 120 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 925 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 660 gal (US)

Extra Wide 3.9 ft
Standard 39 in

Components (4) Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins

Frontless Weight 473970 lb

Long Reach

Long Reach excavators provide extra reach needed for deep digging applications, finishing/grading of embankments, and for dredging under water.

VA Booms

Variable Adjustable (VA) boom configured machines offer improved right-side visibility, better roading balance, improved versatility when working in tight quarters, and are able to lift heavy loads. VA-style booms offer improved flexibility and versatility versus a standard one-piece boom.

Extending Booms & Sticks

Extending booms provide extra-long reach in unique applications, such as working alongside of a pier or access to a subway shaft. Oftentimes the work tools used in such applications develop a square hole. Typical work tool for this application is a clamshell-style bucket.

Material Handlers

Whether you operate indoors in areas with limited space such as a transfer or recycling station, or outdoors in a scrap yard or waterway/port application, material handlers are purpose-designed and built for excellent reach, flexibility and lift performance to meet the tough requirements of material handling applications. Special features such as heavy-duty frames and wide undercarriage ensure aggressive performance, reliability and excellent productivity. A variety of Cat grapples are also available to maximize machine performance in material handling applications.

Ultra High Demolition

UHD machines can reach higher and are capable of supporting the work tools you need for your demo job. Fronts can be interchangeable, making your demo jobs safer and faster. Caterpillar offers best-in-class work tools for bigger and more versatile demolition applications.


Rippers are typically large hydraulic excavators equipped with short, heavy-duty booms and sticks. The stick is typically equipped with a ripper shank work tool. These machines are often used for ripping rock or tightly packed soil and can be found, for example, in road-building applications.