Hydraulic Mining Shovels:

6040/6040 FS Hydraulic Shovel

Engine Output - SAE J1995
Cat C32 - 1516 kW (2,032 hp)
Standard Bucket Capacity
Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3)
Operating Weight
Face Shovel - 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe - 407 tonnes (449 tons)
6040 - Standard track pads
3.9 ft

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.



Benefits & Features

Product Specs

  • General Data

  • Engine Output - SAE J1995
    Cat C32 - 1516 kW (2,032 hp)
    Standard Bucket Capacity
    Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 22.0 m3 (28.8 yd3)
    Operating Weight
    Face Shovel - 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe - 407 tonnes (449 tons)
  • Operating Weight

  • 6040 - Standard track pads
    3.9ft
    6040 FS - Ground pressure
    24.1 N/cm2 (35.0 psi)
    6040 FS - Note
    Other track pads available on request
    6040 FS - Operating weight
    891980.0lb
    6040 FS - Standard track pads
    3.9ft
    6040 - Ground pressure
    24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi)
    6040 - Note
    Other track pads available on request
    6040 - Operating weight
    897930.0lb
  • Operating Specifications

  • Bucket Payload
    44.0tons
    Operating Weight - Backhoe
    449.0tons
    Operating Weight - Front Shovel
    446.0tons
  • Engine

  • Engine Model
    2 × Cat® C32
    Gross Power - SAE J1995
    2032.0hp
    Net Power - SAE J1349
    2032.0hp
    Note
    Electric drive option available (1400 kW) on 6040 AC/6040 AC FS
  • Attachments

  • All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of:
    - Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket - Lip shrouds between teeth
    Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features:
    - Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage - Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces
    Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features:
    - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
    Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features:
    - Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance
    Type
    Inspection hole in monoboom BH
    All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of:
    - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges
    Type
    Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
    Type
    Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
    Type
    Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
    Type
    Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH)
    Type
    Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
    Type
    Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
    Type
    Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas
  • Retractable Service Station

  • Installation
    Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground
  • Diesel Engines

  • Alternators
    2 × 150 A
    Aspiration
    Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
    Bore
    5.71in
    Components
    Additional high-capacity water separator
    Components
    Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
    Components
    Heavy-duty air filters
    Components
    Microprocessed engine management
    Components
    Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
    Displacement
    1959.0in3
    Emissions
    U.S. EPA flex
    Fuel tank capacity
    2060.0gal
    Make and model
    2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2)
    Max. altitude without deration - at 10° C above sea level
    8200.0ft
    Number of cylinders (each engine)
    12
    Stroke
    6.38in
    Total rated gross power - SAE J1995
    1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
    Total rated net power - ISO 3046/1
    1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
    Total rated net power - SAE J1349
    1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
  • Electric Motor - 6040 AC/6040 AC FS

  • Frequency
    50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
    Output
    1877.0hp
    Rated Current IN
    156 A (at 6.6 kV)
    Revolutions
    1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
    Starting current
    350% of IN (197% of IN Optional)
    Type
    Power limit control by Pump Managing System
    Type
    Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
    Type
    Squirrel cage induction motor
    Voltage
    6.6 kV ±10% (other on request)
  • Automatic Lubrication System

  • Capacity of grease container
    264.0gal
    Type
    Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times
    Type
    System failures displayed by Board Control System
    Type
    Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
    Type
    Connected to the lubrication system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
    Type
    Connected to the lubrication system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring
  • Undercarriage

  • Bottom Rollers (each side)
    7
    Components
    All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened
    Gradeability of travel drives - maximum
    57.0%
    Maximum tractive force
    471260.0lb
    Parking Brake
    Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
    Support Rollers (each side)
    2 plus a skid plate in between
    Track Pads (each side)
    42
    Travel Drives (each side)
    1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
    Travel Speed: 1st Stage (maximum)
    0.93mph
    Travel Speed: 2nd Stage (maximum)
    1.55mph
    Components
    Acoustic travel alarm
    Components
    Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
    Components
    All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened
    Components
    Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
    Components
    Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
  • Operator’s Cab

  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export
    Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram)
    Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling
    Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems
    Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    On-screen troubleshooting assistance
    Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    Graphic charts of logged data
    Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
    Fault memory with storage of related conditions
    Components
    Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
    Internal dimensions of cab - Height
    7.05ft
    Internal dimensions of cab - Length
    7.22ft
    Internal dimensions of cab - Width
    5.25ft
    Operator’s eye level - approximately
    22.31ft
    Components
    Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
    Components
    Roller blinds at all windows
    Components
    Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
    Components
    All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
    Components
    FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
    Components
    Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
    Components
    Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
    Components
    Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
    Components
    External sun shields at side and rear windows
    Components
    Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
    Components
    Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
    Components
    Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooling

  • Components
    Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
    Diameter of fans
    2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in)
    Features
    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 × 379 L/min (4 × 100 gal/min)
    Oil flow of cooling pumps - Diesel version
    2 × 799 L/min (2 × 211 gal/min)
    Components
    Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans
    Features
    Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
    Features
    Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
  • Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

  • Hydraulic tank capacity - approximately - AC version
    1057.0gal
    Hydraulic tank capacity - approximately - Diesel version
    898.0gal
    Main pumps - AC version
    4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
    Main pumps - Diesel version
    4 × variable swash plate pumps
    Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version
    4 × 746 L/min (4 × 197 gal/min)
    Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version
    4 × 724 L/min (4 × 191 gal/min)
    Maximum pressure, attachment
    4350.0psi
    Maximum pressure, swing pumps
    5080.0psi
    Maximum pressure, travel
    5080.0psi
    Swing pumps - AC version
    3 × reversible swash plate pump
    Swing pumps - Diesel version
    4 × reversible swash plate pump
    Swing pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version
    3 × 491 L/min (3 × 130 gal/min)
    Swing pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version
    4 × 321 L/min (4 × 85 gal/min)
    Total volume of hydraulic oil - approximately - AC version
    1585.0gal
    Total volume of hydraulic oil - approximately - Diesel version
    1532.0gal
  • Bucket

  • Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
    28.8yd3
    Bucket Capacity - Front Shovel (heaped 2:1)
    28.8yd3
  • Swing System

  • Features
    Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
    Maximum swing speed - AC version
    5.1RPM
    Maximum swing speed - Diesel version
    4.7RPM
    Parking Brake
    Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
    Swing Drives
    3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
    Swing Ring
    Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
    Features
    Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
    Features
    Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
    Features
    All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system
  • Electrical System (diesel drive)

  • Batteries in series/parallel installation
    6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
    Components
    13 LED service lights
    Components
    Battery isolation relays and switches
    Components
    Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator’s cab
    Components
    10 LED high-brightness working flood lights - 8 for working area - 2 for rear end
    Components
    2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
    System voltage
    24V

Equipment

  • TriPower shovel attachment
  • Independent oil cooling system
  • Spacious walk-through machine house
  • 5-circuit hydraulic system
  • On-board electronics system: Control and Monitoring Platform (CAMP)
  • Board Control System (BCS III)
  • Torque control in closed-loop swing circuit
  • Automatic central lubrication system
  • LED working lights
  • General
    • Custom paint
  • Superstructure
    • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
    • One or two round container(s) for standard 200 L (53 gal) barrels (instead of 1000 L (264 gal) grease container)
    • Filling of round container(s) via service station
    • Various cold-weather options
  • Cab
    • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
    • Cab heating
    • Camera monitoring system
  • Undercarriage
    • Track pad width 1400 mm (4 ft 7 in) or 1600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
    • Automatic lubrication of rollers by central lube system
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
    • Additional optional equipment available on request.

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