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6040/6040 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.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Components 13 LED service lights
  • Engine Model 2 × Cat® C32
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995 2032.0 hp
  • Net Power - SAE J1349 2032.0 hp

PRICE (USD)
Call 800-637-5000 for rate information

Electrical System (diesel drive)

  • Components
    13 LED service lights

Engine

  • Engine Model
    2 × Cat® C32
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995
    2032.0 hp
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    2032.0 hp
  • Note
    Electric drive option available (1400 kW) on 6040 AC/6040 AC FS
  • Engine Model
    2 × Cat® C32
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995
    2032 HP
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    2032 HP

Diesel Engines

  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
  • Bore
    5.71 in
  • 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
    1959.0 in3
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA flex
  • Fuel tank capacity
    2060.0 gal
  • Make and model
    2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2)
  • Stroke
    6.38 in
  • Total rated gross power - SAE J1995
    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)
  • Alternators
    2 × 150 A
  • Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - At 10° C Above Sea Level
    8200 ft
  • Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
    12
  • Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1
    1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
  • Bore
    5.71 in
  • Components (1)
    Additional high-capacity water separator
  • Components (2)
    Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
  • Components (3)
    Heavy-duty air filters
  • Components (4)
    Microprocessed engine management
  • Components (5)
    Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
  • Displacement
    1959 in³
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA flex
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    2060 gal (US)
  • Make/Model
    2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2)
  • Stroke
    6.38 in
  • Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995
    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)

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

  • Components
    Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
  • Features
    Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
  • Components (2)
    Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans
  • Diameter - Fan
    2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in)
  • Features (3)
    Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
  • 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 × 379 L/min (4 × 100 gal/min)
  • Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version
    2 × 799 L/min (2 × 211 gal/min)
  • Components (1)
    Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
  • Features (2)
    Fan speed is thermostatically controlled

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

  • Hydraulic tank capacity - approximately - AC version
    1057.0 gal
  • Hydraulic tank capacity - approximately - Diesel version
    898.0 gal
  • Total volume of hydraulic oil - approximately - AC version
    1585.0 gal
  • Total volume of hydraulic oil - approximately - Diesel version
    1532.0 gal
  • 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 psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
    5080 psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel
    5080 psi
  • 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)
  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately
    1057 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately
    898 gal (US)
  • Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately
    1585 gal (US)
  • Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately
    1532 gal (US)

Swing System

  • Features
    Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
  • Features (3)
    Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
  • Features (2)
    Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
  • Features (1)
    Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
  • Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version
    5.1 r/min
  • Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version
    4.7 r/min
  • Parking Brake
    Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
  • Swing Drive
    3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
  • Swing Ring
    Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
  • Features (4)
    All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system

General

  • Engine Output - SAE J1995
    1516 kW (2,032 hp)
  • Standard Bucket Capacity
    Face Shovel: - 15.0 - 24.0 m3 (19.6 - 31.3 yd3); Backhoe: 18.0 - 30.0 m3 (23.5 - 39.28 yd3)
  • Operating Weight
    Face Shovel: 405 tonnes (446 tons); Backhoe: 407 tonnes (449 tons)
  • Note
    Specifications above apply to Backhoe configuration. Face Shovel and Frontless configurations are also available.

Electrical System - Diesel Drive

  • Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
    6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
  • Components (1)
    13 LED service lights
  • Components (2)
    Battery isolation relays and switches
  • Components (3)
    Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
  • Components (4)
    10 LED high-brightness working flood lights - 8 for working area - 2 for rear end
  • Components (5)
    2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
  • System Voltage
    24V

Operating Weights

  • 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 lb
  • 6040 FS - Standard Track Pads
    3.9 ft
  • 6040 - Ground Pressure
    24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi)
  • 6040 - Note
    Other track pads available on request
  • 6040 - Operating Weight
    897930 lb
  • 6040 - Standard Track Pads
    3.9 ft

Operating Specifications

  • Bucket Payload
    44 t
  • Operating Weight - Backhoe
    449 t
  • Operating Weight - Face Shovel
    446 t

Attachments

  • 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
  • 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
  • Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (2)
    - Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
  • Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3)
    - Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance
  • Type (1)
    Inspection hole in monoboom BH
  • Type (2)
    Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
  • Type (3)
    Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
  • Type (4)
    Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH)
  • Type (5)
    Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
  • Type (6)
    Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
  • Type (7)
    Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas
  • All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2)
    - Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges
  • Type (8)
    Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)

Retractable Service Station

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

Electric Motor - 6040 AC/6040 AC FS

  • Frequency
    50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
  • Output
    1877 HP
  • 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 (1)
    Power limit control by Pump Managing System
  • Type (2)
    Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
  • Type (3)
    Squirrel cage induction motor
  • Voltage
    6.6 kV ±10% (other on request)

Automatic Lubrication System

  • Capacity - Grease Container
    264 gal (US)
  • Type (2)
    System failures displayed by Board Control System
  • Type (1)
    Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times
  • Type
    Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
  • Type (3)
    Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
  • Type (4)
    Connected to the lubrication system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
  • Type (5)
    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 (1)
    All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened
  • Components (5)
    Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
  • Components (6)
    Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
  • Components (2)
    Acoustic travel alarm
  • Components (3)
    Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
  • Components (4)
    All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened
  • Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum
    57 %
  • Maximum Tractive Force
    471260 lb
  • 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
    0.93 mile/h
  • Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum
    1.55 mile/h

Operator's Cab

  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (1)
    USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export
  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (2)
    On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram)
  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (3)
    Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling
  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (4)
    Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems
  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (5)
    On-screen troubleshooting assistance
  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (6)
    Graphic charts of logged data
  • Board Control System (BCS III) Features (7)
    Fault memory with storage of related conditions
  • Components (1)
    Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
  • Components (10)
    External sun shields at side and rear windows
  • Components (11)
    Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
  • Components (3)
    Roller blinds at all windows
  • Components (4)
    Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
  • Components (5)
    All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
  • Components (6)
    FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
  • Components (8)
    Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
  • Components (7)
    Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Components (9)
    Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
  • Components (2)
    Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
  • Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height
    7.05 ft
  • Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length
    7.22 ft
  • Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width
    5.25 ft
  • Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
    22.31 ft
  • Components (12)
    Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
  • Components (13)
    Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology

Operator’s Cab

  • Components
    Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Components
    External sun shields at side and rear windows
  • Components
    Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage

Bucket

  • Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
    28.8 yd³
  • Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1)
    28.8 yd³

Drive Systems

Twin-engine Concept

TriPower System

Hydraulic System

Independent Oil Cooling System

Pump Managing System

Closed-loop Swing Circuit

Operator's Cab

Electronic Control System

Cat MineStar System and Technology Solutions

Loading/Hauling Efficiency

Front Attachment Options and Structures

Swing System

Undercarriage

Safety

Serviceability

Customer Support

Sustainability