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Hydraulic Mining Shovels

6030 AC Hydraulic Mining Shovel

Output 1000 kW
Bucket Payload 34 ton (US)
Operating Weight 324 ton (US)
Note Specifications shown above apply to Face Shovel configuration.

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.

Electric Motor - 6030 AC/6030 AC FS

1000 kW
Squirrel cage induction motor
6.6 kV ± 10% (other on request)
Rated Current IN
110 A (at 6.6 kV)
50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)
Starting current
350% of IN (197% of IN optional)


Bucket Payload
34ton (US)
Operating Weight
324ton (US)
Specifications shown above apply to Face Shovel configuration.
Engine Output - SAE J1995

Electrical System

System Voltage
24 V
Batteries (12V each) - In Series/Parallel Installation - Cat Version
2 X 210 Ah 12 V each; 210 Ah 24 V in total

Operating Weights

6030 - Standard Track Pads
6030 - Operating Weight
6030 - Ground Pressure
6030 FS - Operating Weight
6030 FS - Ground Pressure
Operating weights include: base machine, front attachment, standard track pads, standard rock bucket, and lubricants.
6030 FS - Standard Track Pads

Service Refill Capacities

Hydraulic Tank
745gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
872gal (US)
Cooling System
25gal (US)
Swing Drive
20gal (US)
Grease Tank
119gal (US)

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Main Pumps
4 x variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
4 x 543 L/min (4 x 143 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment
Maximum Pressure - Travel
Swing Pumps
2 x reversible swash plate double pumps
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
2 x 426 L/min (2 x 113 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Approximately
660gal (US)
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
2 — 394 L/min (2 — 104 gal/min)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Approximately
925gal (US)
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
4 — 552 L/min (4 — 146 gal/min)

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version
2 x 459 L/min (2 x 121 gal/min)
Features (1)
2 Fans
Features (2)
Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
Diameter - Fan
Features (3)
Cooling system is fully independent
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version
2 — 467 L/min (2 — 123 gal/min)
Diameter - Fan
2 — 1220 mm (2 — 48 in)

Swing System

Swing Drive
2 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple-disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version
Swing Ring
Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Features (1)
Swing circuit is closed-loop with torque control
Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version


Components (3)
Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (5)
Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Track Pads - Each Side
Components (2)
All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Approximate
Components (1)
Cast double-grouser track pads with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Bottom Rollers - Each Side
Travel Drives - Each Side
1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Support Rollers - Each Side
2 plus a skid plate in between
Parking Brakes
Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (4)
1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Travel Speed
2 Stages
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum
Maximum Tractive Force

Operator's Cab

Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height
Components (1)
Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (2)
External sun shields at side and rear windows
Components (3)
Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
Components (4)
Board Control System (BCS) electronic monitoring and data logging system for vital signs and service data of engines, hydraulic system and lubrication system
Components (5)
Powered 38° access ladder
Components (6)
Emergency egress safety harness
Components (7)
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (8)
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
Components (9)
Roller blinds at all windows
Components (10)
Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (11)
All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (12)
Operator Protective Guard (Top Guard) (ISO 10262:1998 Level II)
Components (13)
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Components (14)
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt


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 and lip shrouds between teeth
All buckets (FS and BH) are equipped with a wear package consisting of: (2)
Wing shrouds on side walls and heel shrouds at bottom edges
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (1)
Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage and 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 whole lift arc and crowd force assistance
Type (1)
Catwalks with rails at booms
Type (2)
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Type (3)
Pressure-free lowering of boom and stick by means of a float valve
Type (4)
Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (5)
Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Type (6)
Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with solid steel castings at pivot areas


Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1)
Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)

Digging Forces

Maximum Crowd Force
Maximum Breakout Force

Working Ranges

Maximum Digging Height
Maximum Digging Reach
Maximum Digging Depth

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity - Grease Container
120gal (US)
Type (1)
Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pump and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times
Type (2)
Connected to the lubrication system are the swing roller bearing with internal gearing and all pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
Type (3)
Lubricated pinion for greasing of internal gearing of swing ring
Type (4)
System failures displayed by Board Control System
Type (5)
Grease filters (200 µm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump

Retractable Service Station

Retractable, easily accessible, ground-level service station installed underneath the engine module

Electrical System - Diesel Drive

Components (5)
14 LED service lights
System Voltage
Components (4)
2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
4 — 210 Ah €“ 12V each; 420 Ah €“ 24V in total
Components (1)
Battery isolation relays
Components (3)
12 LED high-brightness working flood lights €“ 8 for working area €“ 2 for rear end
Components (2)
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level and in engine module

Diesel Engines

Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - At 25° C (77° F) Above Sea Level
2 — Cat C27 ACERT
Components (2)
Micro processed engine management
Components (1)
Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Components (4)
Two-stage fuel filter, including water separator
Turbocharged and charge air-cooled
2 — 150A
Components (3)
Heavy-duty air filters
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
1140 kW 1,800 min-1 (1,530 hp 1,800 min-1)
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)
Components (5)
Additional high-capacity water separator
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
Fuel Tank Capacity
1339gal (US)
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards


Engine Model
2 — Cat® C27 ACERT„¢
Electric drive option available (1000 kW) on 6030 AC/6030 AC FS
Net Power - SAE J1349
Gross Power - SAE J1995

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight - Backhoe
Bucket Payload
Operating Weight - Face Shovel

Optional Equipment:

  • General
    • Export crating
    • Custom paint
  • Superstructure
    • 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)
  • Undercarriage
    • Track pad width 800 mm (2 ft 7 in) or 1200 mm (3 ft 11 in)
    • Cover plate under carbody (belly plate)