6040/6040 FS Hydraulic Shovel

6040/6040 FS Hydraulic Shovel

6040/6040 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.

Product Specs


Engine Output - SAE J1995
Cat C32 - 1516 kW (2,032 hp)
Standard Bucket Capacity
Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3)
Operating Weight
Face Shovel - 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe - 407 tonnes (449 tons)

Electrical System - Diesel Drive

Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
Components (1)
13 LED service lights
Components (2)
Battery isolation relays and switches
Components (3)
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
Components (4)
10 LED high-brightness working flood lights - 8 for working area - 2 for rear end
Components (5)
2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
System Voltage

Operating Weights

6040 FS - Ground Pressure
24.1 N/cm2 (35.0 psi)
6040 FS - Note
Other track pads available on request
6040 FS - Operating Weight
6040 FS - Standard Track Pads
6040 - Ground Pressure
24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi)
6040 - Note
Other track pads available on request
6040 - Operating Weight
6040 - Standard Track Pads

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload
Operating Weight - Backhoe
Operating Weight - Front Shovel


Electric drive option available (1400 kW) on 6040 AC/6040 AC FS
Engine Model
2 × Cat® C32
Gross Power - SAE J1995
Net Power - SAE J1349


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)
Inspection hole in monoboom BH
Type (2)
Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
Type (3)
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Type (4)
Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH)
Type (5)
Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (6)
Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Type (7)
Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas
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)
Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)

Retractable Service Station

Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground

Diesel Engines

2 × 150 A
Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - At 10° C Above Sea Level
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1
1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
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
U.S. EPA flex
Fuel Tank Capacity
2060gal (US)
2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2)
Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995
1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)

Electric Motor - 6040 AC/6040 AC FS

50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
Rated Current IN
156 A (at 6.6 kV)
1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current
350% of IN (197% of IN Optional)
Type (1)
Power limit control by Pump Managing System
Type (2)
Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
Type (3)
Squirrel cage induction motor
6.6 kV ±10% (other on request)

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity - Grease Container
264gal (US)
Type (2)
System failures displayed by Board Control System
Type (1)
Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times
Type (3)
Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
Type (4)
Connected to the lubrication system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
Type (5)
Connected to the lubrication system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring


Bottom Rollers - Each Side
Components (1)
All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened
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
Components (2)
Acoustic travel alarm
Components (3)
Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Components (4)
All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum
Maximum Tractive Force
Parking Brake
Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
Support Rollers - Each Side
2 plus a skid plate in between
Track Pads - Each Side
Travel Drives - Each Side
1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum

Operator's Cab

Board Control System (BCS III) Features (1)
USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (2)
On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram)
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (3)
Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (4)
Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (5)
On-screen troubleshooting assistance
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (6)
Graphic charts of logged data
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (7)
Fault memory with storage of related conditions
Components (1)
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (10)
External sun shields at side and rear windows
Components (11)
Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Components (3)
Roller blinds at all windows
Components (4)
Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (5)
All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (6)
FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
Components (8)
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Components (7)
Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (9)
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Components (2)
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
Components (12)
Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Components (13)
Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Components (2)
Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans
Diameter - Fan
2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in)
Features (3)
Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
Features (1)
Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version
4 × 379 L/min (4 × 100 gal/min)
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version
2 × 799 L/min (2 × 211 gal/min)
Components (1)
Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
Features (2)
Fan speed is thermostatically controlled

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Main Pumps - AC Version
4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
Main Pumps - Diesel Version
4 × variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
4 × 746 L/min (4 × 197 gal/min)
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
4 × 724 L/min (4 × 191 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
Maximum Pressure - Travel
Swing Pumps - AC Version
3 × reversible swash plate pump
Swing Pumps - Diesel Version
4 × reversible swash plate pump
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
3 × 491 L/min (3 × 130 gal/min)
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
4 × 321 L/min (4 × 85 gal/min)
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately
1057gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately
898gal (US)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately
1585gal (US)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately
1532gal (US)


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

Swing System

Features (3)
Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
Features (2)
Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
Features (1)
Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version
Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version
Parking Brake
Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drive
3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Swing Ring
Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Features (4)
All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system

Worktool Attachments


Optional Equipment

  • General
    • Custom paint
  • Superstructure
    • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
    • One or two round container(s) for standard 200 L (53 gal) barrels (instead of 1000 L (264 gal) grease container)
    • Filling of round container(s) via service station
    • Various cold-weather options
  • Cab
    • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
    • Cab heating
    • Camera monitoring system
  • Undercarriage
    • Track pad width 1400 mm (4 ft 7 in) or 1600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
    • Automatic lubrication of rollers by central lube system
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
    • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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