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R1700G Underground Mining Loader

The R1700G underground loader is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton loading and tramming in underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs.
Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

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    Product Specs

    Engine

    Engine Model Cat® C11
    Engine Power - Tier 3 Engine - ISO 14396:2002 345 HP
    Engine Power - VR Engine - ISO 14396:2002 345 HP
    Bore 5.1 in
    Stroke 5.5 in
    Displacement 680 in³
    Note (1) Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard.
    Note (2) All rating conditions are based on ISO/TR 14396, inlet air standard conditions with a total barometric pressure of 100 kPa (29.5 in Hg), with a vapor pressure of 1 kPa (.295 in Hg), and 25° C (77° F). Performance measured using fuel to EPA specifications in 40 CFR Part 1065 and EU specifications in Directive 97/68/EC with a density of 0.845-0.850 kg/L @ 15° C (59° F) and fuel inlet temperature 40° C (104° F).
    Note (3) Engine derate will commence at an altitude of 3050 m (10,006 ft).
    Note (4) Optional Ventilation Reduction package available.
    Note (5) Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU stage IIIA is also available.

    Operating Specifications

    Nominal Payload Capacity 27558 lb
    Nominal Payload Capacity - Truck Loading 27558 lb
    Nominal Payload Capacity - Tramming 30865 lb
    Gross Machine Mass - Truck Loading 116845 lb
    Gross Machine Mass - Tramming 120151 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 70065 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 57995 lb
    Breakout Force - SAE 46051 lb

    Weights

    Empty 84878 lb
    Empty - Front Axle 37346 lb
    Empty - Rear Axle 47532 lb
    Loaded 112436 lb
    Loaded - Front Axle 81741 lb
    Loaded - Rear Axle 30695 lb
    Loaded - Tramming 115743 lb

    Transmission

    Forward - 1 2.9 mile/h
    Forward - 2 5.2 mile/h
    Forward - 3 8.9 mile/h
    Forward - 4 15 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 3.4 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 5.8 mile/h
    Reverse - 3 10.2 mile/h
    Reverse - 4 15.7 mile/h

    Hydraulic Cycle Times

    Raise 6.8 s
    Dump 2.9 s
    Lower, Empty, Float Down 2.4 s
    Total Cycle Time 12.1 s

    Bucket Capacities

    Bucket Capacity 4.6-8.8 m³ (6.0-11.5 yd³)
    Dump Bucket - 1 6 yd³
    Dump Bucket - 2 6.5 yd³
    Dump Bucket - 3 - Standard Bucket 7.5 yd³
    Dump Bucket - 4 8.6 yd³
    Dump Bucket - 5 9.5 yd³
    Dump Bucket - 6 11.5 yd³
    Ejector Bucket 7.5 yd³

    Turning Dimensions

    Outside Clearance Radius** 270.8 in
    Inner Clearance Radius** 127.1 in
    Axle Oscillation
    Articulation Angle 44°
    Note **Clearance Dimensions are for reference only.

    Tires

    Tire Size 26.5 × 25

    Service Refill Capacities

    Engine Crankcase - With Filter 8.98 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US)
    Cooling System 16.6 gal (US)
    Front Differential and Final Drives 23.8 gal (US)
    Rear Differential and Final Drives 23.8 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 150.3 gal (US)
    Secondary Fuel Tank - If Equipped 117.8 gal (US)
    Transmission 12.4 gal (US)

    Standards

    Standards ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab