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Ziegler CAT

6050/6050 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.

Brand: Caterpillar

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Specifications

  • General
    SpecValue
    Engine Output - SAE J1995 2520 HP
    Bucket Payload 55.6 ton (US)
    Operating Weight 591.9 ton (US)
    Note Specifications above apply to Backhoe configuration. Face Shovel and Frontless configurations are also available.
  • Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System
    SpecValue
    Main Pumps 4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
    Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps 5080 psi
    Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately 1320 gal (US)
    Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately 1930 gal (US)
    Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 3 × 491 L/min (3 × 131 gal/min)
    Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 912 L/min (4 × 241 gal/min)
    Maximum Pressure - Travel 4930 psi
    Maximum Pressure - Attachment 4350 psi
    Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately 1450 gal (US)
    Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately 2060 gal (US)
    Swing Pumps - AC Version 3 × reversible swash plate pumps
    Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version 4 × 933 L/min (4 × 246 gal/min)
    Swing Pumps - Diesel Version 4 × reversible swash plate pumps
    Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version 4 × 351 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min)
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooling
    SpecValue
    Features (2) Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled
    Diameter - Fan 4 × 1170 mm (4 × 46 in)
    Features (3) Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
    Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version 4 × 488 L/min (4 × 129 gal/min)
    Components Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers
    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 × 491 L/min (4 × 130 gal/min)
  • Operator's Cab
    SpecValue
    Internal Dimensions - Height 7.05 ft
    Components (13) Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated
    Operator's Eye Level - Approximately 24.93 ft
    Internal Dimensions - Length 7.22 ft
    Components (2) Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
    Components (12) Emergency ladder mounted to the A-frame
    Components (14) Roller blinds at all windows
    Components (5) FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
    Components (6) Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
    Components (4) All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
    Components (1) Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests
    Components (3) Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
    Board Control System (BCS) Features Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic systems & lubrication systems
    Components (8) Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
    Components (10) Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
    Internal Dimensions - Width 5.25 ft
    Components (9) Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
    Components (7) External sun shields at side and rear windows
    Components (11) Emergency rescue seat
  • Swing System
    SpecValue
    Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version 3.8 r/min
    Features (4) All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system
    Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
    Features (3) Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
    Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version 4 r/min
    Swing Ring Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
    Features (2) Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
    Swing Drive 4 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
    Features (1) Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
  • Undercarriage
    SpecValue
    Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum 0.99 mile/h
    Maximum Tractive Force 578900 lb
    Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum 1.44 mile/h
    Components (2) Acoustic travel alarm
    Travel Drives - Each Side 1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
    Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum 50 %
    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
    Components (4) Bottom rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
    Components (6) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
    Components (3) Cast double-grouser combined pad links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
    Parking Brakes Wet multiple disc brake, spring-applied/hydraulically released
    Bottom Rollers - Each Side 6
    Components (5) Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
    Support Rollers - Each Side 2 plus a skid plate in between
    Track Pads - Each Side 39
  • Automatic Lubrication System
    SpecValue
    Type (5) Connected to the lube system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring
    Capacity - Grease Container 264 gal (US)
    Type (1) Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control to 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 lube system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders - bottom rollers of undercarriage
    Type (2) System failures displayed by Board Control System
  • Operating Weights
    SpecValue
    6050 - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft
    6050 FS - Ground Pressure 25.9 N/cm2 (37.5 psi)
    6050 FS - Operating Weight 1163150 lb
    6050 - Operating Weight 1183870 lb
    6050 - Note Other track pads available on request
    6050 FS - Standard Track Pads 4.59 ft
    6050 - Ground Pressure 26.3 N/cm2 (38.1 psi)
    6050 FS - Note Other track pads available on request
  • Electrical System - Diesel Drive
    SpecValue
    Alternators 2 × 175A each
    Components (5) Two (2) LED high-brightness access flood lights
    Components (2) Battery isolation relays
    Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation 6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
    System Voltage 24V
    Components (4) Ten (10) LED high-brightness working flood lights - Eight (8) for working area - Two (2) for rear end
    Components (1) Thirteen (13) LED service lights
    Components (3) Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
  • Retractable Service Station
    SpecValue
    Installation Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground.
  • Attachments
    SpecValue
    Type (8) Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
    All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2) - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges
    Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3) - Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc - Crowd force assistance
    Type (2) Catwalks with rails at booms
    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
    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
    Type (1) Inspection hole in booms
    Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (2) - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
    Type (5) Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
    Type (6) Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
    Type (3) Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
    Type (7) Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas
    Type (4) Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
  • Diesel Engines - Version 1 - Cummins® K1500E Tier 1
    SpecValue
    Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Fuel Tank Capacity 2820 gal (US)
    Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Components (5) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
    Components (4) Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
    Components (1) Additional high-capacity water separator
    Bore 6.25 in
    Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12
    Stroke 6.25 in
    Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level 8000 ft
    Components (3) Pre-lube starting system
    Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Displacement 2300 in³
    Components (6) Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
    Components (7) Microprocessed engine control
    Emissions U.S. EPA Flex
    Make/Model 2 × Cummins K1500E
    Aspiration Turbocharged and aftercooled
    Components (2) Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
  • Diesel Engines - Version 2 - Cummins® QSK38 Tier 2
    SpecValue
    Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level 10500 ft
    Make/Model 2 × Cummins QSK38
    Components (6) Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
    Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Emissions U.S. EPA Flex
    Fuel Tank Capacity 2820 gal (US)
    Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Components (4) Pre-lube starting system
    Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995 1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
    Components (7) Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
    Aspiration Turbocharged and aftercooled
    Bore 6.25 in
    Components (2) Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
    Stroke 6.25 in
    Number of Cylinders - Each Engine 12
    Components (3) Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
    Components (5) Microprocessed engine control
    Displacement 2300 in³
    Components (1) Additional high-capacity water separator
  • Engine
    SpecValue
    Net Power - SAE J1349 2520 HP
    Engine Model 2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38
    Gross Power - SAE J1995 2520 HP
    Note Electric drive option available (1600 kW) on 6050 AC/6050 AC FS
  • Bucket
    SpecValue
    Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) 34 yd³
    Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 36.6 yd³
  • Operating Specifications
    SpecValue
    Operating Weight - Face Shovel 582 t
    Bucket Payload - Backhoe 55 t
    Operating Weight - Backhoe 592 t
    Bucket Payload - Face Shovel 52 t
  • Electric Motor - 6050 AC/6050 AC FS
    SpecValue
    Rated Current IN 174 A (at 6.6 kV)
    Type (1) Power limit control by Pump Management System
    Type (3) Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
    Frequency 50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
    Type (2) Squirrel cage induction motor
    Voltage 6.6 kV ± 10% (other on request)
    Revolutions 1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
    Starting current 350% of IN (197% of IN optional)
    Output 2146 HP