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R1700 XE Underground Battery-Electric LHD Loader

The Cat® R1700 XE 15-tonne (16.5 ton) payload battery electric LHD is designed to deliver superior productivity, with the benefits of no engine heat or exhaust emissions. With key performance metrics matching R1700 diesel LHD, the R1700 XE features fast charging by means of the MEC500 mobile equipment charger with stringent safety features.

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    Product Specs

    Operating Specifications

    Bucket Capacities 5.7-7.5 m³ (7.5-9.8 yd³)
    Rated Payload 33069 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 108500 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 89600 lb
    Breakout Force - Lift and Tilt 53330 lb
    Shipping Weight 114460 lb
    Ride Control Yes
    Operating Mass 107460 lb

    Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

    Lift Cylinder - Stroke 33 in
    Tilt Cylinder - Bore 8 in
    Tilt Cylinder - Stroke 22 in
    Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Electro – Hydraulic, Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing
    Lift Cylinder - Bore 7 in
    Relief Valve Setting - Main 4932 psi
    Lift/Tilt System - Pump Variable Flow Piston/Hydraulic Load Sense
    Maximum Flow 78.5 gal/min

    Hydraulic Cycle Times

    Raise 6.8 s
    Dump 3.3 s
    Lower, Empty, Float Down 2.9 s
    Total Cycle Time 13.2 s

    Traction Motor

    Rated Power - Peak 335 HP
    Rated Power - Nominal 295 HP
    Rated Torque (peak, nominal = @ 12 km/h [7.5 mph] and nominal power) 3200 N·m/660 N·m (2360 lbf-ft/443 lbf-ft)
    Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours
    Ability of Regenerative Braking Yes
    Cooling Method Liquid
    Motor Type Switched Reluctance
    Efficiency 95%

    Auxiliary Motor

    Rated Power (peak, nominal) 303 HP
    Cooling Method Liquid
    Efficiency 96%
    Motor Type Switched Reluctance
    Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours
    Rated Torque (peak, nominal = 1,600 equivalent rpm) 600 N·m/531 N·m (443 lbf-ft/392 lbf-ft)

    Power Electronics

    Cooling Method Liquid (coolant)
    Component Ratings IP67, IP69K
    Inverter Rating 350A (nominal DC), 715VDC
    Service Interval 12,000-13,000 hours

    Grade Performance - 25 Degree Ambient, 2% Rolling Resistance

    5% Grade - Loaded 9.2 mile/h
    0% Grade - Loaded 11.2 mile/h
    0% Grade - Unloaded 11.2 mile/h
    20% Grade - Loaded 3 mile/h
    20% Grade - Unloaded 3.9 mile/h
    15% Grade - Unloaded 4.9 mile/h
    5% Grade - Unloaded 11.2 mile/h
    10% Grade - Loaded 5.3 mile/h
    15% Grade - Loaded 3.8 mile/h
    10% Grade - Unloaded 6.9 mile/h

    Battery - Battery Pack

    Charging Current, Voltage 1160A (output), 820VDC
    Charging Method Ultra Fast Charge Onboard
    Pack Energy Capacity - Total 213 kWh
    Operating Temperature Limits (ambient) 50° C/–20° C (122° F/-4° F)
    On Board Fast Charging Charge time (0-100%) Less than 20 minutes (two MEC500 in parallel); Less than 30 minutes (one MEC500)
    Minimum Charging Rate 500 kW
    Charging Rate Up to 4C (matched with MEC500 chargers)
    Maximum Charging Rate 840 kW (two MEC500 chargers)
    Pack Voltage - Nominal 715 V
    Battery Monitoring With integrated Caterpillar controls systems
    Battery Cooling Method Chilled Liquid (Extended Life Coolant)
    Battery Chemistry Li-lon