6060/6060 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 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.

Engine Output - SAE J1995 Cat 3512C - 2240 kW (3,000 hp)
Standard Bucket Capacity Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 34.0 m3 (44.5 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 34.0 m3 (44.5 yd3)
Operating Weight Face Shovel - 569 tonnes (627 tons); Backhoe - 570 tonnes (628 tons)

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately 1320 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately 1876 gal (US)
Main Pumps - AC Version 4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
Main Pumps - Diesel Version 4 × swash plate double pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 4 × 933 L/min (4 × 246 gal/min)
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 1300 L/min (4 × 343 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4640 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5365 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5365 psi
Swing Pumps - AC Version 3 × reversible swash plate pumps
Swing Pumps - Diesel Version 4 × reversible swash plate pumps
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 3 × 491 L/min (3 × 131 gal/min)
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 352 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately 2483 gal (US)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately 1930 gal (US)

Hydraulic Oil Cooling
Components Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers
Diameter - Fan 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
Features (2) Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled
Features (3) Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps 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 system & lubrication system
Components (1) Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, safety belt, head and armrests
Components (10) Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
Components (11) Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Components (12) Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Components (13) Roller blinds at all windows
Components (2) Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (3) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (4) 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
Components (6) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Components (7) 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
Components (9) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
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 24.93 ft

Swing System
Features (1) 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
Features (3) 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
Maximum Swing Speed 3.8 r/min
Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drive 4 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 & pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket & pad links, are hardened
Components (2) Acoustic travel alarm
Components (3) 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
Components (5) Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (6) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum 52 %
Maximum Tractive Force 664300 lb
Parking Brakes Wet multiple-disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between
Track Pads - Each Side 42
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 1.24 mile/h

Automatic Lubrication System
Capacity - Grease Container 264 gal (US)
Type (1) 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
Type (3) Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump
Type (4) Connected to main lube system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders - bottom rollers of undercarriage
Type (5) Connected to main lube system are: - raceways of swing roller bearing - 2 greasing pinions for the internal gearing of swing ring

Operating Weights
6060 - Ground Pressure 25.5 N/cm2 (37.0 psi)
6060 - Operating Weight 1257280 lb
6060 - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft
6060 AC - Ground Pressure 24.5 N/cm2 (35.6 psi)
6060 AC - Operating Weight 1207460 lb
6060 AC - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft
6060 AC FS - Ground Pressure 24.4 N/cm2 (35.4 psi)
6060 AC FS - Operating Weight 1204370 lb
6060 AC FS - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft
6060 FS - Ground Pressure 25.4 N/cm2 (36.8 psi)
6060 FS - Operating Weight 1254200 lb
6060 FS - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft
Note Other track pads available on request.

Electrical System - Diesel Drive
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
Components (1) 16 LED service lights
Components (2) Battery isolation relays and switches
Components (3) Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level and in engine module
Components (4) 12 LED high-brightness working flood lights - 10 for working area - 2 for rear end
Components (5) 2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
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
Type (8) Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request

Diesel Engines
Alternators 2 × 150 A
Aspiration Turbocharged and charge air-cooled
Bore 6.69 in
Components (1) Additional high-capacity water separator
Components (2) Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
Components (3) Heavy-duty air filters
Components (4) Microprocessed engine management
Components (5) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Displacement 3574 in³
Emissions U.S. EPA flex
Fuel Tank Capacity 3435 gal (US)
Make/Model 2 × Cat 3512C (Tier 2)
Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - At 20° C (68° F) Above Sea Level 9800 ft
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12
Stroke 8.46 in
Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995 2240 kW 1,800 min-1 (3,000 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 2240 kW 1,800 min-1 (3,000 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 2240 kW 1,800 min-1 (3,000 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 entire lift arc - Crowd force assistance
Type (1) Catwalks with rails at booms
Type (2) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
Type (3) Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
Type (4) Inspection holes in booms (FS and BH) and stick (FS)
Type (5) Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (6) 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

Engine Model 2 × Cat® 3512C
Gross Power - SAE J1995 3000 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 3000 HP
Note Electric drive option available (1800 kW) on 6060 AC/6060 AC FS

Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 44.5 yd³
Bucket Capacity - Front Shovel (heaped 2:1) 44.5 yd³

Operating Specifications
Bucket Payload 67 t
Operating Weight - Backhoe 628 t
Operating Weight - Front Shovel 627 t

Electric Motor - 6060 AC/6060 AC FS
Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
Output 2414 HP
Rated Current IN 194 A (at 6.6 kV)
Revolutions 1500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current 350% of IN (197% of IN Optional)
Type Squirrel cage induction motor
Voltage 6.6 kV ±10% (other on request)

Drive Systems

Twin-engine Concept

TriPower System

Hydraulic System

Independent Oil Cooling System

Pump Managing System

Closed-loop Swing Circuit

Operator's Cab

Electronic Control System

Cat MineStar System and Technology Solutions

Loading/Hauling Efficiency

Front Attachment Options and Structures

Swing System




Customer Support


Optional Equipment

  • Custom paint
  • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
  • Oil change interval extension for engine oil up to 500 hours
  • 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
  • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Cab heating
  • Camera monitoring system
  • 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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