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Ziegler CAT

7495 Electric Rope Shovel

Electric rope shovels have been successfully removing overburden and ore on mine sites around the world for more than a century. Driven by a vision to make these highly productive machines safer, more reliable and even more productive, we challenged the status quo and built an electric rope shovel that’s better.

Brand: Caterpillar



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  • Dimensions
    Dipper Payload 120 t
    Dipper Capacity 30.6-62.7 m3 (40-82 yd3)
    Dipper Payload (Available Dipper Payloads Up To 109 Tonnes [120 tons] When Specified) 120 t
    Note Dependent on application and material density
  • Weights
    Working Weight - With Dipper and Standard Links 3056000 lb
    Ballast - Furnished By Customer 667150 lb
    Note (1) These weights will vary slightly depending upon dipper and optional equipment selection
    Note (2) All specifications are based on a 56 m3 (73 yd3) dipper and standard 200.7 cm (79 in) treads
  • Main Structures
    Upper Works Overall Width - Including Standard Walkways 41.9 ft
    Swing Two planetary gearboxes, each driven by a vertically mounted motor, are located on either side of the revolving frame. Dual-output pinion shafts from each gearbox engage the swing rack.
    Planetary Propel Dual-motor independent drive
    Ground Bearing Pressure - Total Effective Bearing Area (200.7 cm) Treads 36 m2 (380 kPa); 386 ft2 (55 psi)
    Crawler Dimensions - Overall Width 200.7 cm (79 in) Treads, Standard 36 ft
    Hoist A planetary gearbox with dual-output pinions provides the hoist torque transfer from the electric motor to the hoist drum gear.
    Crawler Dimensions - Overall Width 259.1 cm (102 in) Treads 38 ft
    Ground Bearing Pressure - Note Ground bearing pressure is dependent upon many factors
    Ground Bearing Pressure - Total Effective Bearing Area (259.1 cm) Treads 47 m2 (297 kPa); 501 ft2 (43 psi)
  • Lube System
    Type Automatic, single-line system for open gear lubricant and grease
    Components (1) Six pumps (four for open gear lubricant and two for grease) located in an insulated, heated, double-walled lube room
    Components (2) External FastFil from lower level
  • Electrical
    Power Requirements - Voltage 3 phase, 50/60 Hz, 7,200V
    Power Requirements - 60 Hz 7,200V, 13,800V
    Power Requirements - 50 Hz 6,000V, 6,600V, 7,200V, 11,000V
    System Voltage - Nominal 50/60 Hz, 7,200V
    Drive IGBT Acutrol drive system
    Power Requirements - Peak power 3737 kW
    Power Requirements - Average Power Demand 934-1308 kW
    Power Requirements - Note Other voltage options available to suit customer requirements
  • Front End
    Rope Data - Hoist - No. 2
    Rope Data - Dipper Trip - No. 1
    Rope Data - Crowd - Diameter 2.5 in
    Rope Data - Crowd - No. 1
    Rope Data - Hoist - Diameter 2.75 in
    Rope Data - Boom Suspension - Diameter 3.25 in
    Rope Data - Dipper Trip - Diameter 0.75 in
    Rope Data - Note High impact ropes available as an option
    Rope Data - Boom Suspension - No. 4
    Rope Data - Retract - No. 1
    Rope Data - Retract - Diameter 2.5 in
    Type One piece, forged, seamless tubular dipper handle and wide-spread boom point sheaves equipped with hoist ropes and dipper padlocks to stabilize dipper handle.
    Crowd (1) Rope Crowd with the crowd machinery is located at the front center of the revolving frame, consisting of motor, brake, drum and gearing. Plastic-impregnated crowd and retract ropes are used to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
    Crowd (2) (Optional) HydraCrowd, hydraulic power skid, located at the front center of the revolving frame deck, powers a large hydraulic cylinder to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
  • Dimensions - Working Ranges
    Dipper Capacities 30.6-62.7 m3 (40-82 yd3)
    Dipper Payload 120 ton (US)
    Maximum Dumping Height 28.9 ft
    Operating Weight 3056000 lb
  • Dimensions (Approximate) - Optimal Working Ranges*
    Radius of Level Floor 56.1 ft
    Revolving Frame Tail Swing Radius 30.5 ft
    Cutting Height - Maximum 53.5 ft
    Cutting Radius - Maximum 80 ft
    Dumping Height - With Clearance to Open Dipper Door 28.9 ft
    Note (1) Optimal working ranges based on loading a Cat 797F truck.
    Note (2) *All specifications are based on a 56 m3 (73 yd3) dipper and standard 200.7 cm (79 in) treads.