Hydraulic Mining Shovels:

6050/6050 FS Hydraulic Shovel

6050/6050 FS Hydraulic Shovel
  • 6050/6050 FS Hydraulic Shovel
Features
Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Features
Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
Components
Thirteen (13) LED service lights
Engine Model
2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38

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.



Product Specs

  • 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
    4r/min
    Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version
    3.8r/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
  • 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
    2520.0hp
    Net Power - SAE J1349
    2520.0hp
    Engine Model
    2 × Cummins K1500E or 2 × Cummins QSK 38
    Gross Power - SAE J1995
    2520HP
    Net Power - SAE J1349
    2520HP
    Note
    Electric drive option available (1600 kW) on 6050 AC/6050 AC FS
  • Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

  • Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately
    1320gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately
    1450gal (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
    4350psi
    Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
    5080psi
    Maximum Pressure - Travel
    4930psi
    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
    1930gal (US)
    Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately
    2060gal (US)
  • Bucket

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

  • 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
    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
    7.05ft
    Internal Dimensions - Length
    7.22ft
    Internal Dimensions - Width
    5.25ft
    Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
    24.93ft
  • Automatic Lubrication 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
    Capacity - Grease Container
    264gal (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 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
  • Electrical System - Diesel Drive

  • Components (3)
    Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
    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 (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
  • General

  • Engine Output - SAE J1995
    Cummins K1500E - 1880 kW (2,520 hp); Cummins QSK38 - 1880 kW (2,520 hp)
    Standard Bucket Capacity
    Face Shovel (heaped 2:1) - 26.0 m3 (34.0 yd3); Backhoe (heaped 1:1) - 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.
  • Diesel Engines - Version 1 - Cummins® K1500E Tier 1

  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged and aftercooled
    Bore
    6.25in
    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
    2300in³
    Emissions
    U.S. EPA Flex
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    2820gal (US)
    Make/Model
    2 × Cummins K1500E
    Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level
    8000ft
    Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
    12
    Stroke
    6.25in
    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
    1163150lb
    6050 FS - Standard Track Pads
    4.59ft
    6050 - Ground Pressure
    26.3 N/cm2 (38.1 psi)
    6050 - Note
    Other track pads available on request
    6050 - Operating Weight
    1183870lb
    6050 - Standard Track Pads
    4.59ft
  • Operating Specifications

  • Bucket Payload - Backhoe
    55t
    Bucket Payload - Face Shovel
    52t
    Operating Weight - Backhoe
    592t
    Operating Weight - Face Shovel
    582t
  • 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
    2146HP
    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)
  • 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
    578900lb
    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
    0.99mile/h
    Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum
    1.44mile/h
  • 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
    6.25in
    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
    2300in³
    Emissions
    U.S. EPA Flex
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    2820gal (US)
    Make/Model
    2 × Cummins QSK38
    Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level
    10500ft
    Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
    12
    Stroke
    6.25in
    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)

Equipment

  • General
    • Custom paint
  • Superstructure
    • Hydraulic service crane on superstructure with auxiliary engine
    • Mesabi radiators instead of standard radiators
    • Oil change interval extension for engine oil up to 1,000 hours
    • Oil change interval extension for engine oil with oil burn system
    • Folding access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°
    • 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
    • Additional instrumentation
    • Camera monitoring system
  • Undercarriage
    • 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.

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