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Frontless Hydraulic Shovels

Proven success in nearly every surface mining application across the globe substantiates the durability of Cat® hydraulic shovels. Our equipment is engineered to endure the most difficult digging environments and the harshest conditions to afford our customers the greatest productivity. Simply stated, Cat hydraulic shovels are built to last.

6015B OEM

Cat Frontless Hydraulic Shovels are loaded with options--giving you the flexibility to match the machine front to your specific application. These purpose-built machines can be sourced through Caterpillar OEM Solutions and our global network of auxiliary equipment manufacturers. Let us help you build your jobsite solution.

  • Specification Summary

  • Standard Bucket Capacity Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 8.1 m3 (10.6 yd3)
  • Operating Weight 140 tonnes (154 tons)
  • Engine Output - SAE J1995 606 kW (813 hp)
  • Batteries 4 × 200Ah (12V each)
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Product Details

General

Standard Bucket Capacity Backhoe (heaped 1:1) 8.1 m3 (10.6 yd3)
Operating Weight 140 tonnes (154 tons)
Engine Output - SAE J1995 606 kW (813 hp)

Electrical System

Batteries 4 × 200Ah (12V each)
Alternator Rating 150A (24V)
System Voltage 24V

Swing System

Maximum Swing Speed 4.9 r/min
Features (1) Closed-loop swing circuit with speed control
Features (2) Hydraulic braking of swing motion when control is returned to neutral position or by counteracting control for stronger braking
Swing Drive Two (2) compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Swing Ring Cross roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Parking Brake Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released

Undercarriage

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Forward 858 kN
Components (1) Forged double-grouser track pads
Number of Shoes - Each Side 46
Travel Speed - Two Stages - 2nd Stage - Maximum 3.3 km/h
Maximum Drawbar Pull - Reverse 983 kN
Travel Speed - Two Stages - 1st Stage - Maximum 2.3 km/h
Components (2) All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track chain links hardened
Components (4) Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent overspeed on downhill travel
Number of Track Rollers - Each Side 9
Components (3) Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with accumulator
Gradeability - Travel Drives Approximately 42%
Number of Carrier Rollers - Each Side 3
Maximum Tractive Force 983 kN

Automatic Lubrication System

Type Central bank lubrication system
Capacity - Grease Barrel 68 l

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Oil 87 l
Hydraulic Tank 956 l
Swing Drive 9 l
Cooling System 165 l
Grease Tank 68 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 1752 l
Fuel Tank 1700 l

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload 14.6 t
Operating Weight 140 t

Hydraulic System

Main Pumps - Maximum Pressure - Travel 320 bar
Hydraulic Oil Cooling - Diameter of Fan 1016 mm
Swing Pump 1 × variable swash plate pump
Main Pumps - Maximum Pressure - Attachment 320 bar
Hydraulic Oil Cooling - Maximum Flow 1075 l/min
Swing Pump - Maximum Flow - Swing 479 l/min
Main Pumps - Maximum Total Oil Flow 1544 l/min
Swing Pump - Maximum Pressure - Swing 365 bar
Main Pumps 3 × variable swash plate pumps

Track

Wide 900 mm
Standard 700 mm
Extra Wide 1000 mm

Weights

Frontless Weight 105000 kg

Engine

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, Tier 2 Equivalent or Tier 1 Equivalent
Gross Power - SAE J1995 606 kW
Engine Model Cat® C27 ACERT™
Net Power - SAE J1349 556 kW (746 hp 1,800 min-1)

Bucket

Standard Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (Heaped 1:1) 8.1 m³

Long Reach

Long Reach excavators provide extra reach needed for deep digging applications, finishing/grading of embankments, and for dredging under water.

VA Booms

Variable Adjustable (VA) boom configured machines offer improved right-side visibility, better roading balance, improved versatility when working in tight quarters, and are able to lift heavy loads. VA-style booms offer improved flexibility and versatility versus a standard one-piece boom.

Extending Booms & Sticks

Extending booms provide extra-long reach in unique applications, such as working alongside of a pier or access to a subway shaft. Oftentimes the work tools used in such applications develop a square hole. Typical work tool for this application is a clamshell-style bucket.

Material Handlers

Whether you operate indoors in areas with limited space such as a transfer or recycling station, or outdoors in a scrap yard or waterway/port application, material handlers are purpose-designed and built for excellent reach, flexibility and lift performance to meet the tough requirements of material handling applications. Special features such as heavy-duty frames and wide undercarriage ensure aggressive performance, reliability and excellent productivity. A variety of Cat grapples are also available to maximize machine performance in material handling applications.

Ultra High Demolition

UHD machines can reach higher and are capable of supporting the work tools you need for your demo job. Fronts can be interchangeable, making your demo jobs safer and faster. Caterpillar offers best-in-class work tools for bigger and more versatile demolition applications.

Rippers

Rippers are typically large hydraulic excavators equipped with short, heavy-duty booms and sticks. The stick is typically equipped with a ripper shank work tool. These machines are often used for ripping rock or tightly packed soil and can be found, for example, in road-building applications.
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION ON 6015B OEM FRONTLESS HYDRAULIC SHOVEL OPTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT CATERPILLAR OEM SOLUTIONS AT OEMSOLUTIONS@CAT.COM.

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