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793F Mining Truck

Nominal Rated Payload

256 ton (US)

Rated Gross Machine Weight

851000 lb

Gross Power - SAE J1995

2650 HP


What will it take to boost your bottom line? An engine that delivers more power and performance for an increase in productivity? A class-leading empty weight that leads to optimized payload? A longer life for high operating hours, reduced costs and the opportunity to rebuild for a second life? With the Cat® 793F, you get all of this — and more. This popular industry workhorse is the ideal choice for a wide variety of applications. It hauls more every load, every cycle and every shift. And it delivers a better bottom line to the most important mine in the world: yours.



  • 793F Mining Truck

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  • Engine
    Spec Value
    Gross Power - SAE J1995 2650 HP
    Net Power - SAE J1349 2478 HP
    Engine Model Cat® C175-16
    Rated Speed 1750 r/min
    Emissions Fuel Optimized
    Bore 6.9 in
    Stroke 8.7 in
    Displacement 5187 in³
    Note (1) Net Power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator.
    Note (2) EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage V available for applicable markets.
  • Weights - Approximate
    Spec Value
    Rated Gross Machine Weight 851000 lb
    Chassis Weight 265639 lb
    Body Weight 67682 lb
    Note (1) Consult your tire manufacturer for maximum tire load
    Note (2) Chassis weight with full fuel and fluids, standard & mandatory attachments, hoist, body mounting group, rims, and tires.
    Note (3) Refer to the Cat Mining Truck 10/10/20 Overload Policy for maximum gross machine weight limitations.
    Nominal Rated Payload 256 ton (US)
  • Final Drives
    Spec Value
    Differential Ratio 1.8:1
    Planetary Ratio 16:1
    Total Reduction Ratio 26.8:1
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    Forward - 1 8 mile/h
    Forward - 2 10.8 mile/h
    Forward - 3 14.8 mile/h
    Forward - 4 19.9 mile/h
    Forward - 5 27.1 mile/h
    Forward - 6 37.3 mile/h
    Reverse 7.3 mile/h
    Top Speed - Loaded 37.3 mile/h
  • Tires
    Spec Value
    Standard Tires 40.00 R57
    Rims 29" or 32"
    Note Quick Change Rims optional.
    Note (1) Extended life wheel stations optional.
    Note (2) Caterpillar recommends the customer evaluate all job conditions and consult tire manufacturer for proper tire selection and TKPH (TMPH) capabilities.
  • Suspension
    Spec Value
    Type Self-contained nitrogen/oil cylinders, pin-to-pin mounting, top & bottom double shear clevis attachments
    Effective Cylinder Stroke - Front 5.1 in
    Effective Cylinder Stroke - Rear 4.2 in
    Rear axle - Oscillation ±4.9 degrees
  • Braking System
    Spec Value
    Service Brakes Four-Corner, Wet Disc, Oil Cooled, Hydraulically Actuated
    Front Wet Disc Brake Surface Area 13921 in³
    Rear - Wet Disc Brake Surface Area 20847 in³
    Standards (Service and Secondary): ISO 3450:1996
    Parking Brakes Four-corner, Multi-disc, Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released
    Load Brake Rear service brakes
    Note Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) optional with CMD package
  • Body Hoists
    Spec Value
    Type Twin, two-stage hydraulic cylinders with snubbing valve
    Pump Flow - High Idle 224 gal/min
    Relief Valve Setting - Raise 2955 psi
    Body Raise Time - High Idle 19 s
    Body Lower Time - Float 20 s
    Body Power Down - High Idle 17.5 s
  • Brakes
    Spec Value
    Brake Surface - Front 13921 in²
    Brake Surface - Rear 20847 in²
    Standards J-ISO 3450 JAN88, ISO 3450:1996
  • Cab
    Spec Value
    Air Conditioning Air Conditioning (HFC - 134A refrigerant): 24,300 Btu/hr
    Heater / Defroster 38900 Btu/h
    Note Ambient capabilities down to -30C (-22F) for heater/defroster and up to 50C (122F) for air conditioning.
    ROPS Standards (1) The operator sound pressure level, 76 dB(A), complies with ISO 6394 and ISO 6396.
    ROPS Standards (2) ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) meets ISO 3471:1994 criteria.
    FOPS Standards FOPS (Falling Objects Protective Structure) meets ISO 3449:1992 Level II criteria.
  • Weight Distributions - Approximate
    Spec Value
    Front Axle - Empty 48 %
    Rear Axle - Empty 52 %
    Front Axle - Loaded 33 %
    Rear Axle - Loaded 67 %
  • Capacity - MSD II - 100% Fill Factor
    Spec Value
    Struck 112-142 m³ (146-186 yd³)
    Heaped (SAE 2:1) 159-190 m3 (209-250 yd3)
    Note Contact your local Cat dealer for body recommendation.
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Fuel Tank 750 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank - Optional 1300 gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 62 gal (US)
    Cooling System 284 gal (US)
    Crankcase 82 gal (US)
    Rear Axle - Housing 260 gal (US)
    Steering System - Including Tank 77 gal (US)
    Brake Hoist System - Includes Tank 347 gal (US)
    Torque Converter - Transmission Sump 27 gal (US)
    Torque Converter/Transmission System - Including Sump 55 gal (US)
    Note (1) DEF Tank only available for EPA Tier 4 engine option.
  • Capacity - HP Body - 100% Fill Factor
    Spec Value
    Struck 112.6-151 m³ (147-197.5 yd³)
    Heaped (SAE 2:1)* 162-191 m³ (212-250 yd³)
    Note (1) Contact your local Cat dealer for body recommendation.
    Note (2) *ISO 6483:1980
  • Steering
    Spec Value
    Steer Angle 36 °
    Turning Diameter - Front 93.2 ft
    Steering Standards SAE J15111 OCT90, ISO 5010:1992
  • ROPS
    Spec Value
    ROPS Standards ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) for cab offered by Caterpillar meets ISO 3471:1994 ROPS criteria.
    FOPS Standards FOPS (Falling Objects Protective Structure) meets ISO 3449:1992 Level II FOPS criteria.
  • Sound
    Spec Value
    Sound Standards The operator sound pressure level measured according to work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6394 and 6396 is 76 dB(A) for cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with doors and windows closed.
    Sound Standards (1) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in a noisy environment.

Standard Equipment


  • Alarm, Back-up
  • Brushless Alternator, 150 ampere
  • Batteries, 210-amp hour, low maintenance, 12-volt (2)
  • Converter, 12-volt electrical
  • Electrical System, 24-volt, 10, 15 and 20 amp
  • Jump Start Receptacle
  • Lighting System
    – Back-up and Hazard Lights
    – Directional Signals (front and rear LED)
    – Front Stair Access/Service Deck
    – Stop/Tail Lights (LED)
    – Engine Compartment
    – VIMS, Blue Light (LED)
    – Headlights, with Lo-Hi Beam Selector
    – Brake and Retarder Light Status Ready


  • Air Conditioner with Automatic Climate Control
  • 12-volt DC Power Supply (3)
  • Coat Hook
  • Cup Holder
  • Diagnostic Connection Port
  • Dome Courtesy Light
  • Entertainment Radio Ready
    – 5 amp Converter, Speakers and Wiring Harness
  • Fire Suppression Ready Cab
  • Gauge/Indicators
    – Gauge Panel: Transmission Fluid Temperature, Brake Oil Temperature, Engine Coolant Temperature, Fuel Level, Torque Converter Oil Temperature
    – Electric Engine Control Fault Indicator
    – Electric Hour Meter
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
    – Diesel Exhaust Fluid Level Indicator (Tier 4 option only)
  • Heater/Defroster, 11 070 kCal (45,930 Btu)
  • Heated Mirrors, Right and Left
  • Hoist, Body Control (electric)
  • Horn
  • Integrated Object Detection System
  • Plug and Play Radio 12V Unswitched Power Supply Outlets
  • ROPS Cab, Insulated/Sound Suppressed
  • Seat, Operator, Air Suspension
  • Seatbelt, Operator, Three Points, Retractable
  • Seatbelt, Trainer, Two Points, Retractable
  • Stairway and Walkway Access, 600 mm (23.6 in)
  • Steering Wheel, Tilt, Padded, Telescopic
  • Storage Compartments
  • Tinted Glass
  • Transmission Gear Indicator
  • VIMS Message Center with Advisor
  • Window, Operator, Electric Powered
  • Windshield Wiper, Intermittent Control and A/C Condenser Filled Washer Bottle


  • Cat C175-16 Engine
    – Air Cleaner with Precleaner (4)
    – Air-to-Air Aftercooler (ATAAC)
    – Automatic Starter Protection
    – Multi-Point Oil Pressure Sensing
    – Turbocharging (4)/Aftercooled
  • Braking System
    – Automatic Retarder Control, Adjustable
    – Brake Release Motor (towing)
    – Engine Overspeed Protection
    – Extended Life Brake Disc Material
    – Oil-cooled, Multi-disc (front and rear)
    – Service, Retarding, Parking, Secondary: Park Brake Integrated with Gear Selector, Secondary, Emergency
  • Tier 4 option: Engine Aftertreatment System: Pump Electronic Tank Unit (PETU), Clean Emissions Module (CEM)
  • Transmission
    – 6-speed, Automatic Powershift with Electronic Control (ECPC)
    – Body-up Reverse Neutralizer
    – Body-up Shift Inhibitor
    – Controlled Throttle Shifting
    – Directional Shift Management
    – Downshift/Reverse Shift Inhibitor
    – Individual Clutch Modulation
    – Lock-up Torque Converter
    – Neutral Coast Inhibitor
    – Neutral Start Switch
    – Programmable Top Speed
  • Pre-lubrication/Engine
  • Rear Axle Continuous Lubrication/Filtration
  • Advanced Productivity Electronic Controls Strategy (APECS)


  • Auto Lubrication System with 41 kg (90 lb) Barrel, Auto Shutoff, and Grease Filter
  • Aux “Buddy” Dumping Quick Connect
  • Aux Steering Quick Connect (towing)
  • Driveline Guard
  • Fast Fill Fuel System, Fast Fill Diesel Exhaust Fluid System (Tier 4 option only)
  • Fuel Filter with Water Separator
  • Ground Level Battery Lockout
  • Ground Level Engine Shut-down
  • Ground Level Engine Start Lockout
  • Ground Level Transmission Lockout
  • Ground Level VIMS Data Port
  • Hi-speed Crankcase Oil Change
  • Hydraulic Filters, 1,000 hour
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Mounting
  • Primary Access Anti-slip High Visibility Demarcations
  • Reservoirs (3 separate)
    – Brake/Hoist, Steering/Fan, Transmission/Converter
  • Road Analysis Control (RAC)
  • Rock Ejectors
  • Rubber-lined Battery Box Lid
  • Service Points, Ground Level
  • Sight Level Gauges for Hydraulic/Engine Oil
  • SL-V Grease Injectors
  • S•O•S℠ sample ports
  • Supplemental Steering (automatic)
  • Tie Down Eyes
  • Tie Off Points
  • Tow Hooks (front)/Tow Pin (rear)
  • Traction Control System
  • Vandalism Protection Locks
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS)
    – Includes VIMS Payload Monitor with MAX Payload and Speed Manager
    – Recommend using download cable 127‑9797 and PC based software JERD2175. Supplemental software “VIMS Supervisor” YERA1403. Order separately. Computer not provided.


  • Extended Life Coolant to –35° C (–30° F)

Optional Equipment


  • Additional Lighting
  • Additional Retarding for Downhill Hauls
  • Body Heat
  • Cat Comfort Air Suspension Trainer Seat
  • Antifreeze/Coolant Protects to –50° C (–58° F)
  • Brake Wear Indicator Gauge
  • Cabin Air Precleaner
  • Center Tow Bumper Attachment
  • Electric Powered Window, Right Side
  • Electric Starting System
  • Emergency Shutdown
  • Engine Coolant and Oil Heater for Cold Weather Starts
  • Engine Delay Shutdown Timer
  • Extended Life Wheel Stations
  • External Digital Payload Display
  • Fast Fill Service Center with Live S•O•S℠ and Keypad
  • Four Mirror Package
  • Fuel Tank (4920 L/1,300 gal)
  • Fuel Tank Mud Guards
  • Cat Comfort Heated Operator Seat
  • High Visibility Reflector Group
  • Hydraulic Tank Mud Guards
  • Hub Odometer (km and miles)
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher
  • Raised Communications Bracket
  • Rear Axle Lubrication Cooler
  • Retractable Front Sun Visor
  • Rim Guard
  • Rims (813 mm/32 in)
  • Throttle Lock
  • Walkway and Handrail for Rear Cab Access
  • Wheel Chocks
  • Work Area Vision System (WAVS)
  • Working at Heights
  • Workshop Horn