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6090 FS Hydraulic 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 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.

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    Product Specs


    Engine Output - SAE J1995 4500 HP
    Bucket Payload 103 ton (US)
    Operating Weight 1102.3 ton (US)
    Note Specifications shown above apply to Face Shovel configuration. A Frontless configuration is also available.

    Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

    Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Approximately 3450 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Approximately 2640 gal (US)
    Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080 psi
    Maximum Pressure - Travel 5220 psi
    Main Pumps 8 × variable flow axial piston pumps
    Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4350 psi
    Maximum Oil Flow - Swing Pumps 6 × 488 L/min (6 × 129 gal/min)
    Maximum Oil Flow - Main Pumps 8 × 936 L/min (8 × 247 gal/min)
    Swing Pumps 6 × reversible swash plate pumps
    Features (1) Pressure cut-off for main pumps
    Pump Managing System contains: – Electronic load limit control
    – Flow on demand from main pumps depending on joystick position
    – Automatic regulation of main pumps to zero flow without demand
    – Automatic RPM reduction of engine speed during working breaks
    – Reduced oil flow of main pumps at high hydraulic oil temperature or engine temperature
    Features (2) Cooling of pump transmission gear oil
    Filters – Full-flow high-pressure filters (100 μm) for the main pumps, installed directly behind each pump
    – High pressure filters (100 μm) for the closed swing circuit
    – Full-flow filters (10 μm) for the complete return circuit
    – Full-flow filters (10 μm) for the cooling return circuit
    – Pressure filters (40 μm and 6 μm) for servo circuit
    – Transmission oil filters (40 μm)

    Hydraulic Oil Cooling

    Features (2) Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
    Features (3) Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
    Diameter - Fan 4 × 1524 mm (4 × 60 in)
    Features (1) Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
    Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps 4 × 975 L/min (4 × 258 gal/min)
    Features (4) Cooling system is fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running

    Operator's Cab

    Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height 7.05 ft
    Components (5) All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
    Internal Dimensions of Amenity Cab - Width 5.25 ft
    Components (2) External sun shields at side windows
    Internal Dimensions of Amenity Cab - Length 5.25 ft
    Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width 5.25 ft
    Components (10) Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests
    Board Control System (BCS III) Electronic monitoring, data logging and diagnostic system for vital signs and service data of engines, hydraulic system and lubrication system, featuring:
    – Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch-screen for intuitive handling
    – On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram)
    – On-screen troubleshooting assistance
    – Graphic charts of logged data
    – Fault memory with storage of related conditions
    – USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export
    Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 28.87 ft
    Components (6) FOPS (rock guard; approved according to ISO 10262:1998) integrated into cab structure
    Components (7) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
    Components (4) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
    Components (3) Roller blinds at all windows
    Components (8) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
    Internal Dimensions of Amenity Cab - Height 7.05 ft
    Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length 7.22 ft
    Components (9) Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
    Components (1) Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
    Components (12) Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
    Components (11) Under roof mounted heating, ventilating and air conditioning system

    Swing System

    Swing Ring Triple race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
    Features (2) Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
    Swing Drive Six compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
    Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
    Maximum Swing Speed 3.9 r/min
    Features (1) All race ways of swing ring as well as grease bath for internal gearing supplied by automatic central lubrication system
    Features (3) Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control


    Travel Speed - Two Stages - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.9 mile/h
    Components (3) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
    Bottom Rollers - Each Side 7
    Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum 44%
    Travel Speed - Two Stages - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.2 mile/h
    Parking Brake Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
    Maximum Tractive Force 974880 lb
    Components (6) Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
    Components (5) Idlers, bottom rollers and support rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
    Track Pads - Each Side 48
    Components (4) Acoustic travel alarm
    Components (2) Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with piston accumulator
    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) All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened

    Automatic Lubrication System

    Type (1) Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump
    Capacity - Grease Container 264 gal (US)
    Type (2) Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times
    Type (4) Connected to the lubrication system are:
    – Raceways of the swing roller bearing
    – Pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
    – Bottom rollers of undercarriage
    Type (3) System failures displayed by Board Control System

    Operating Weights

    Shovel - Operating Weight 2204600 lb
    Note Other track pads available on request
    Shovel - Standard Track Pads 6.56 ft
    Shovel - Ground pressure 38.3 psi

    Electrical System - Diesel Drive

    Alternators 2 × 175A each
    Components (2) Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
    Components (1) Battery isolation relays
    Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 6 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 630 Ah – 24V in total
    Working Spotlights 12 × high brightness LED lights
    System Voltage 24V

    Retractable Service Station

    Installation Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground
    Equipped With (1) Quick couplings for:
    – Diesel fuel
    – Engine coolant – left/right
    – Pump transmission gear oil – left/right
    – Swing transmissions gear oil – each
    – Engine oil (oil pan) – left/right
    – Engine oil (additional tank – optional) – left/right
    – Hydraulic oil tank
    – Grease container
    Equipped With (2) Cat jump-start socket
    Equipped With (3) Indicator lights for fuel tanks left/right full and grease container full


    Type (5) Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
    Type (2) Pressure-free lowering of boom and stick by means of a float valve
    Type (1) Inspection hole in boom and stick
    Type (7) Boom and stick are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas
    Type (3) Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
    Type (6) Boom and stick are stress-relieved after welding
    Type (4) Catwalks with rails at boom
    Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: – Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
    – Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
    – Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage
    – Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces
    – Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc
    – Crowd force assistance
    All buckets are equipped with a wear package consisting of: – Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket
    – Lip shrouds between teeth
    – Wing shrouds on side walls
    – Heel shrouds at bottom edges


    Net Power - SAE J1349 4500 HP
    Gross Power - SAE J1995 4500 HP
    Engine Model 2 × Cummins QSK60


    Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) 68 yd³

    Operating Specifications

    Bucket Payload 103 t
    Operating Weight - Face Shovel 1102 t

    Diesel Engines

    Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Fuel Tank Capacity 4330 gal (US)
    Components (4) Micro processed engine control
    Stroke 7.48 in
    Aspiration Two-stage turbocharged; aftercooled and intercooled
    Emissions Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2
    Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 16
    Components (1) Pre-lube starting system
    Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level 16000 ft
    Components (8) Additional high-capacity water separator
    Bore 6.25 in
    Components (2) Two-stage fuel filter includes water separator
    Displacement 3674 in³
    Components (3) Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
    Components (6) Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
    Make/Model 2 × QSK60 two-stage
    Components (7) Engine-oil-change interval of 1,000 hours
    Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1995 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Components (5) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed