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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.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Components Thirteen (13) LED service lights
  • Engine Model 2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995 2520.0 hp
  • Net Power - SAE J1349 2520.0 hp

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

Electrical System (diesel drive)

  • Components
    Thirteen (13) LED service lights

Engine

  • Engine Model
    2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995
    2520.0 hp
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    2520.0 hp
  • Note
    Electric drive option available (1600 kW) on 6050 AC/6050 AC FS
  • Engine Model
    2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995
    2520 HP
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    2520 HP

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

  • Features
    Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
  • Components
    Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers
  • Diameter - Fan
    4 × 1170 mm (4 × 46 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 × 491 L/min (4 × 130 gal/min)
  • Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version
    4 × 488 L/min (4 × 129 gal/min)
  • Features (2)
    Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled

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
    4 r/min
  • Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version
    3.8 r/min
  • Parking Brakes
    Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
  • Swing Drive
    4 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
    1880 kW (2,520 hp)
  • Standard Bucket Capacity
    Face Shovel: 18.0 - 28.0 m3 (23.5 - 36.6 yd3); Backhoe: 28.0 m3 (36.6 yd3)
  • Operating Weight
    Face Shovel: 528 tonnes (582 tons); Backhoe: 537 tonnes (592 tons)
  • Note
    Specifications above apply to Backhoe configuration. Face Shovel and Frontless configurations are also available.

Electrical System - Diesel Drive

  • Alternators
    2 × 175A each
  • Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
    6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
  • Components (1)
    Thirteen (13) LED service lights
  • Components (2)
    Battery isolation relays
  • Components (3)
    Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
  • Components (4)
    Ten (10) LED high-brightness working flood lights - Eight (8) for working area - Two (2) for rear end
  • Components (5)
    Two (2) LED high-brightness access flood lights
  • System Voltage
    24V

Diesel Engines - Version 1 - Cummins® K1500E Tier 1

  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged and aftercooled
  • Bore
    6.25 in
  • Components (5)
    Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
  • Components (2)
    Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
  • Components (3)
    Pre-lube starting system
  • Components (4)
    Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
  • Components (7)
    Microprocessed engine control
  • Components (6)
    Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
  • Components (1)
    Additional high-capacity water separator
  • Displacement
    2300 in³
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Flex
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    2820 gal (US)
  • Make/Model
    2 × Cummins K1500E
  • Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level
    8000 ft
  • Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
    12
  • Stroke
    6.25 in
  • Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995
    1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1
    1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
    1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)

Operating Weights

  • 6050 FS - Ground Pressure
    25.9 N/cm2 (37.5 psi)
  • 6050 FS - Note
    Other track pads available on request
  • 6050 FS - Operating Weight
    1163150 lb
  • 6050 FS - Standard Track Pads
    4.59 ft
  • 6050 - Ground Pressure
    26.3 N/cm2 (38.1 psi)
  • 6050 - Note
    Other track pads available on request
  • 6050 - Operating Weight
    1183870 lb
  • 6050 - Standard Track Pads
    4.59 ft

Operating Specifications

  • Bucket Payload - Backhoe
    55 t
  • Bucket Payload - Face Shovel
    52 t
  • Operating Weight - Backhoe
    592 t
  • Operating Weight - Face Shovel
    582 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 entire lift arc - Crowd force assistance
  • Type (1)
    Inspection hole in booms
  • Type (2)
    Catwalks with rails at booms
  • Type (3)
    Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
  • Type (4)
    Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
  • 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 (7)
    Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high tensile steel with massive steel castings 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)
    Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request

Retractable Service Station

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

Electric Motor - 6050 AC/6050 AC FS

  • Frequency
    50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
  • Output
    2146 HP
  • Rated Current IN
    174 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 Management System
  • Type (2)
    Squirrel cage induction motor
  • Type (3)
    Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
  • 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 (5)
    Connected to the lube system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring
  • Type (1)
    Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control to 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 lube system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders - bottom rollers of undercarriage

Undercarriage

  • Bottom Rollers - Each Side
    6
  • 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 (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)
    Bottom rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
  • Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum
    50 %
  • Maximum Tractive Force
    578900 lb
  • Parking Brakes
    Wet multiple disc brake, spring-applied/hydraulically released
  • Support Rollers - Each Side
    2 plus a skid plate in between
  • Track Pads - Each Side
    39
  • Travel Drives - Each Side
    1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
  • Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum
    0.99 mile/h
  • Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum
    1.44 mile/h

Operator's Cab

  • Board Control System (BCS) Features
    Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic systems & lubrication systems
  • Components (1)
    Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests
  • Components (10)
    Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
  • Components (3)
    Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
  • Components (4)
    All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
  • 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 (8)
    Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
  • Components (7)
    External sun shields at side and rear windows
  • Components (9)
    Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
  • Components (2)
    Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
  • Internal Dimensions - Height
    7.05 ft
  • Internal Dimensions - Length
    7.22 ft
  • Internal Dimensions - Width
    5.25 ft
  • Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
    24.93 ft
  • Components (11)
    Emergency rescue seat
  • Components (12)
    Emergency ladder mounted to the A-frame
  • Components (13)
    Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated
  • Components (14)
    Roller blinds at all windows

Operator’s Cab

  • Components
    External sun shields at side and rear windows
  • Components
    Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
  • Components
    Emergency rescue seat
  • Components
    Emergency ladder mounted to the A-frame

Diesel Engines - Version 2 - Cummins® QSK38 Tier 2

  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged and aftercooled
  • Bore
    6.25 in
  • Components (1)
    Additional high-capacity water separator
  • Components (2)
    Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
  • Components (3)
    Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
  • Components (4)
    Pre-lube starting system
  • Components (5)
    Microprocessed engine control
  • Components (6)
    Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
  • Components (7)
    Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
  • Displacement
    2300 in³
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Flex
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    2820 gal (US)
  • Make/Model
    2 × Cummins QSK38
  • Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level
    10500 ft
  • Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
    12
  • Stroke
    6.25 in
  • Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995
    1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1
    1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)
  • Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
    1880 kW 1,800 min-1 (2,520 hp 1,800 min-1)

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately
    1320 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately
    1450 gal (US)
  • Main Pumps
    4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
  • Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
    4 × 933 L/min (4 × 246 gal/min)
  • Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
    4 × 912 L/min (4 × 241 gal/min)
  • Maximum Pressure - Attachment
    4350 psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
    5080 psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel
    4930 psi
  • Swing Pumps - AC Version
    3 × reversible swash plate pumps
  • Swing Pumps - Diesel Version
    4 × reversible swash plate pumps
  • Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
    3 × 491 L/min (3 × 131 gal/min)
  • Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
    4 × 351 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min)
  • Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately
    1930 gal (US)
  • Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately
    2060 gal (US)

Bucket

  • Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
    36.6 yd³
  • Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1)
    34 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