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Cat hydraulic mining shovel features new engine configuration for enhanced fuel efficiency

A hydraulic mining shovel on the job site
The Caterpillar 6040 hydraulic mining shovel

The Cat 6040 hydraulic mining shovel features an added engine configuration that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards. 

The new configuration includes two fuel-efficient Cat C32 engines, offering a total gross power rating of 1,550 kW (2,079 hp). The engine package includes maintenance-free diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC) and does not require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)/AdBlue or diesel particulate filters (DPF).

The new engine option joins the twin C32 configuration with optimized fuel efficiency settings to meet China Nonroad Stage III emission standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2 as well as China Smoke Category III limits.

Updated technology and undercarriage

The 6040 shovel load rollers and idlers now feature duo cone seals, steel-back bronze bearings and fixed axle technology to increase service life and eliminate overheating during travel.

With its 39.6-tonne (43.7-ton) bucket payload, the 6040 shovel offers optimal 4-pass match with Cat 785, 5-pass match with Cat 789 and 6-pass match with Cat 793 mining trucks.

Product Link Elite integrated technology comes standard on the 6040 shovel and delivers data communication to both the local server and cloud simultaneously. Information transfer from the equipment can be configured via cellular, satellite or mine network connection.

Engine oil extension and retrofit kits for the heavy-duty rollers are also available as an option for the Cat 6040.

Company info

100 North East Adams Street
Peoria, IL
US, 61629

Website:
cat.com

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