6060/6060 FS Hydraulic Shovel

6060/6060 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 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.

General Data

Engine Output - SAE J1995
Cat 3512C - 2240 kW (3,000 hp)
Standard Bucket Capacity
Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 34.0 m3 (44.5 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 34.0 m3 (44.5 yd3)
Operating Weight
Face Shovel - 569 tonnes (627 tons); Backhoe - 570 tonnes (628 tons)

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Hydraulic tank capacity - AC version - approximately
1320.0 gal
Hydraulic tank capacity - Diesel version - approximately
1876.0 gal
Main pumps - AC version
4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
Main pumps - Diesel version
4 × swash plate double pumps
Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - AC version
4 × 933 L/min (4 × 246 gal/min)
Main pumps - Maximum oil flow - Diesel version
4 × 1300 L/min (4 × 343 gal/min)
Maximum pressure, attachment
4640.0 psi
Maximum pressure, swing pumps
5365.0 psi
Maximum pressure, travel
5365.0 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 × 352 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min)
Total volume of hydraulic oil - AC version - approximately
2483.0 gal
Total volume of hydraulic oil - Diesel version - approximately
1930.0 gal

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers
Diameter of fans
4 × 1170 mm (4 × 46 in)
Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Oil flow of cooling pumps
4 × 488 L/min (4 × 129 gal/min)
Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled
Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature

Operator’s Cab

Board Control System (BCS) Features:
Electronic monitoring & data logging system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic system & lubrication system
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, 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
24.93 ft
Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Roller blinds at all windows
Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
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
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
External sun shields at side and rear windows
Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology

Swing System

Maximum Swing Speed
3.8 RPM
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drives
4 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Swing Ring
Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring, supplied by automatic central lubrication system


Bottom Rollers (each side)
All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers & pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket & pad links, are hardened
Gradeability of travel drives - maximum
52.0 %
Maximum tractive force
664300.0 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)
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)
1.24 mph
Acoustic travel alarm
Cast double-grouser combined pad links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Bottom rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity of grease container
264.0 gal
Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times
System failures displayed by Board Control System
Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump
Connected to main lube system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders - bottom rollers of undercarriage
Connected to main lube system are: - raceways of swing roller bearing - 2 greasing pinions for the internal gearing of swing ring

Operating Weight

6060 AC FS - Ground pressure
24.4 N/cm2 (35.4 psi)
6060 AC FS - Operating weight
1204370.0 lb
6060 AC FS - Standard track pads
4.59 ft
6060 AC - Ground pressure
24.5 N/cm2 (35.6 psi)
6060 AC - Operating weight
1207460.0 lb
6060 AC - Standard track pads
4.59 ft
6060 FS - Ground pressure
25.4 N/cm2 (36.8 psi)
6060 FS - Operating weight
1254200.0 lb
6060 FS - Standard track pads
4.59 ft
6060 - Ground pressure
25.5 N/cm2 (37.0 psi)
6060 - Operating weight
1257280.0 lb
6060 - Standard track pads
4.59 ft
Other track pads available on request.

Electrical System (diesel drive)

Working spotlights
8 × high brightness LED lights
Batteries in series/parallel installation
6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
Battery isolation relays and switches
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level and in engine module
System voltage
16 LED service lights
12 LED high-brightness working flood lights - 10 for working area - 2 for rear end
2 LED high-brightness access flood 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
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
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 entire lift arc - Crowd force assistance
Catwalks with rails at booms
Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
Inspection holes in booms (FS and BH) and stick (FS)
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 massive steel castings at pivot areas

Diesel Engines

2 × 150 A
Turbocharged and charge air-cooled
6.69 in
Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
Additional high-capacity water separator
Heavy-duty air filters
Microprocessed engine management
Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
3574.0 in3
U.S. EPA flex
Fuel tank capacity
3435.0 gal
Make and model
2 × Cat 3512C (Tier 2)
Maximum altitude without deration at 20° C (68° F) - above sea level
9800.0 ft
Number of cylinders (each engine)
8.46 in
Total rated gross power - SAE J1995
2240 kW 1,800 min-1 (3,000 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total rated net power - ISO 3046/1
2240 kW 1,800 min-1 (3,000 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total rated net power - SAE J1349
2240 kW 1,800 min-1 (3,000 hp 1,800 min-1)


Engine Model
2 × Cat® 3512C
Gross Power - SAE J1995
3000.0 hp
Net Power - SAE J1349
3000.0 hp
Electric drive option available (1800 kW) on 6060 AC/6060 AC FS


Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
44.5 yd3
Bucket Capacity - Front Shovel (heaped 2:1)
44.5 yd3

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload
67.0 tons
Operating Weight - Backhoe
628.0 tons
Operating Weight - Front Shovel
627.0 tons

Electric Motor - 6060 AC/6060 AC FS

50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
2414.0 hp
Rated Current IN
194 A (at 6.6 kV)
1500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current
350% of IN (197% of IN Optional)
Squirrel cage induction motor
6.6 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)
  • Torque control in closed-loop swing circuit
  • Automatic central lubrication system
  • LED working light
    • Custom paint
    • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
    • Oil change interval extension for engine oil up to 500 hours
    • Two round containers for two standard 200 L (53 gal) barrels (instead of 1000 L (264 gal) grease container)
    • Filling of round containers via service station
    • Various cold-weather options
  • CAB
    • Dual (redundancy) heating ventilating and air conditioning system
    • Cab heating
    • Camera monitoring system
    • Track pad width 1600 mm (5 ft 3 in) or 1800 mm (5 ft 11 in)
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)
    • Additional optional equipment available on request.