6030/6030 FS Hydraulic Shovel

6030/6030 FS Hydraulic Shovel

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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 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 shovels are built with you in mind. Because in mining, every day matters and every load counts.

General Data

Engine Output - SAE J1995
1140 kW (1,530 hp)
Standard Bucket Capacity
Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 16.5 m3 (21.6 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 17.0 m3 (22.2 yd3)
Operating Weight
Face Shovel - 294 tonnes (324 tons); Backhoe - 296 tonnes (326 tons)
Engine output SAE J1995 – 2 × Cat C27 ACERT
1530.0 hp

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Hydraulic tank capacity - approximately
660.0 gal
Main pumps
4 × variable swash plate pumps
Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version
4 × 543 L/min (4 × 143 gal/min)
Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version
4 × 552 L/min (4 × 146 gal/min)
Maximum pressure, attachment
4495.0 psi
Maximum pressure, swing pumps
5080.0 psi
Maximum pressure, travel
5220.0 psi
Swing pumps
2 × reversible swash plate double pumps
Swing pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version
2 × 426 L/min (2 × 113 gal/min)
Swing pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version
2 × 394 L/min (2 × 104 gal/min)
Total volume of hydraulic oil - approximately
925.0 gal

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Diameter of fans
2 × 1220 mm (2 × 48 in)
Oil flow of cooling pumps - AC version
2 × 459 L/min (2 × 121 gal/min)
Oil flow of cooling pumps - Diesel version
2 × 467 L/min (2 × 123 gal/min)

Operator’s Cab

Board Control System (BCS III) Features:
Fault memory with storage of related conditions
Emergency exit harness kit
Machine access via retractable boarding ladder, hydraulically operated
Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
External sun shields at side and rear windows
Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
Board Control System (BCS) electronic monitoring and data logging system for vital signs and service data of engines, hydraulic system and lubrication system
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
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
21.33 ft
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
Roller blinds at all windows
Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt

Swing System

Maximum swing speed - AC version
5.0 RPM
Maximum swing speed - Diesel version
4.6 RPM
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drives
2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Swing Ring
Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing


Bottom Rollers (each side)
All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened
Gradeability of travel drives – approximate
64.0 %
Maximum tractive force
367880.0 lb
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/hydraulically released
Support Rollers (each side)
2 plus a skid plate in between
Track Pads (each side)
Travel Drives (each side)
1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Travel Speed: 1st Stage (maximum)
0.87 mph
Travel Speed: 2nd Stage (maximum)
1.68 mph
Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Acoustic travel alarm

Automatic Lubrication System

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

Operating Weight

6030 – Ground pressure
32.0 psi
6030 – Operating weight
653660 lb
6030 – Standard track pads
3.25 ft
6030 FS – Ground pressure
31.7 psi
6030 FS – Operating weight
648810 lb
6030 FS – Standard track pads
3.25 ft
Other track pads available on request

Electrical System (diesel drive)

Batteries in series/parallel installation
4 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 420 Ah – 24V in total
System voltage
Battery isolation relays
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level and in engine module
12 LED high-brightness working flood lights – 8 for working area – 2 for rear end
2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
14 LED service lights

Retractable Service Station

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


All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of:
– Wing shrouds on side walls – Heel shrouds at bottom edges
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
Catwalks with rails at booms
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with solid steel castings at pivot areas

Diesel Engines

2 × 150A
Turbocharged and charge air-cooled
5.42 in
1648.0 in3
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards
Fuel tank capacity
1339 gal
Make and model
2 × Cat C27 ACERT
Maximum altitude without deration at 25° C (77° F) – above sea-level
1640 ft
Number of cylinders (each engine)
6.0 in
Total rated gross power – SAE J1995
1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total rated net power – ISO 3046/1
1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total rated net power – SAE J1349
1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Micro processed engine management
Heavy-duty air filters
Two-stage fuel filter, including water separator
Additional high-capacity water separator


Engine Model
2 × Cat® C27 ACERT™
Gross Power – SAE J1995
1530.0 hp
Net Power – SAE J1349
1530.0 hp
Electric drive option available (1000 kW) on 6030 AC/6030 AC FS


Bucket Capacity – Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
22.2 yd3
Bucket Capacity – Front Shovel (heaped 2:1)
21.6 yd3

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload
34.0 tons
Operating Weight – Backhoe
326.0 tons
Operating Weight – Front Shovel
324.0 tons

Electric Motor – 6030 AC/6030 AC FS

50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
1000 kW
Rated current IN
109A (at 6.3 kV)
1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current
450% of IN (253% of IN optional)
Squirrel cage induction motor
6.3 kV ± 10% (other on request)
  • 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
    • Export crating
    • Custom paint
    • C27 ACERT engines meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim equivalent emission standards
    • Oil change interval extension for engine oil up to 1,000 hours
    • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
    • Round container for a standard 200 L (53 gal) grease barrel (instead of 450 L (119 gal) grease container)
    • Cold-weather package
  • CAB
    • Cab heating
    • Dual (redundancy) HVAC system
    • Camera monitoring system
    • Windshield guard (FOGS)
    • Track pad width 800 mm (2 ft 7 in) or 1200 mm (3 ft 11 in)
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
  • Additional optional equipment available on request.