6040/6040 FS Hydraulic Shovel

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Product Description

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.

Engine Output - SAE J1995
2032 HP
1516 kW
Bucket Payload
43.7 ton (US)
39.6 t
Operating Weight
449 ton (US)
407.3 t
Specifications above apply to Backhoe configuration. Face Shovel and Frontless configurations are also available.
Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - AC Version - Approximately
1057 gal (US)
4000 l
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
5080 psi
350 bar
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
3 × 491 L/min (3 × 130 gal/min)
Main Pumps - Diesel Version
4 × variable swash plate pumps
Main Pumps - AC Version
4 × variable flow axial piston pumps
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5080 psi
350 bar
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Diesel Version - Approximately
898 gal (US)
3400 l
Maximum Pressure - Attachment
4350 psi
300 bar
Swing Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
4 × 321 L/min (4 × 85 gal/min)
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - AC Version - Approximately
1585 gal (US)
6400 l
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Diesel Version - Approximately
1532 gal (US)
5800 l
Swing Pumps - AC Version
3 × reversible swash plate pump
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - AC Version
4 × 746 L/min (4 × 197 gal/min)
Swing Pumps - Diesel Version
4 × reversible swash plate pump
Main Pumps - Maximum Oil Flow - Diesel Version
4 × 724 L/min (4 × 191 gal/min)
Hydraulic Oil Cooling
Features (1)
Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Components (1)
Gear type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - AC Version
4 × 379 L/min (4 × 100 gal/min)
Features (2)
Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
Components (2)
Variable axial piston pumps supplying low-volume, high-pressure oil to fans
Diameter - Fan
2 × 1524 mm (2 × 60 in)
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps - Diesel Version
2 × 799 L/min (2 × 211 gal/min)
Features (3)
Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
Operator's Cab
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (6)
Graphic charts of logged data
Components (4)
Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (1)
USB, Lan (TCP/IP) and CAN BUS interfaces for data export
Components (5)
All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (7)
Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (5)
On-screen troubleshooting assistance
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (3)
Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height
7.05 ft
2150 mm
Components (11)
Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width
5.25 ft
1600 mm
Components (10)
External sun shields at side and rear windows
Components (3)
Roller blinds at all windows
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
22.31 ft
6.8 m
Components (1)
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (2)
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head- and armrests
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (7)
Fault memory with storage of related conditions
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length
7.22 ft
2200 mm
Components (6)
FOPS (rock guard; approved according to DIN ISO 3449) integrated into cab structure
Components (9)
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Components (12)
Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (2)
On-screen PDF documentation (e.g. operating instructions, technical handbook, spare parts catalog, electric circuit diagram)
Components (8)
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Board Control System (BCS III) Features (4)
Electronic monitoring, data logging & diagnostic system for vital signs & service data of engines, hydraulic & lube systems
Components (13)
Robust instrument panel including large colored BCS screen with transflective technology
Swing System
Features (4)
All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system
Features (1)
Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
Swing Ring
Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing
Maximum Swing Speed - Diesel Version
4.7 r/min
4.7 r/min
Swing Drive
3 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Maximum Swing Speed - AC Version
5.1 r/min
5.1 r/min
Parking Brake
Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Features (3)
Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
Features (2)
Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
Components (6)
Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum
57 %
57 %
Components (5)
Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with membrane accumulator
Components (1)
All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track links are hardened
Track Pads - Each Side
Components (4)
All teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links are hardened
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum
0.93 mile/h
1.5 km/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum
1.55 mile/h
2.5 km/h
Bottom Rollers - Each Side
Travel Drives - Each Side
1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Maximum Tractive Force
471260 lb
2097 kN
Components (2)
Acoustic travel alarm
Parking Brake
Wet multiple disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
Support Rollers - Each Side
2 plus a skid plate in between
Components (3)
Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Automatic Lubrication System
Type (2)
System failures displayed by Board Control System
Type (4)
Connected to the lubrication system are: - pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
Capacity - Grease Container
264 gal (US)
1000 l
Type (5)
Connected to the lubrication system are: - raceways of the swing roller bearing - two greasing pinions for the internal gearing of the swing ring
Type (1)
Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control adjust the pause/lube times
Type (3)
Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container, as well as directly behind grease pump
Operating Weights
6040 FS - Ground Pressure
24.1 N/cm2 (35.0 psi)
6040 - Ground Pressure
24.3 N/cm2 (35.3 psi)
6040 - Note
Other track pads available on request
6040 - Operating Weight
897930 lb
407300 kg
6040 FS - Operating Weight
891980 lb
404600 kg
6040 FS - Note
Other track pads available on request
6040 FS - Standard Track Pads
3.9 ft
1200 mm
6040 - Standard Track Pads
3.9 ft
1200 mm
Electrical System - Diesel Drive
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
6 × 210 Ah - 12V each; 630 Ah - 24V in total
Components (4)
10 LED high-brightness working flood lights - 8 for working area - 2 for rear end
Components (1)
13 LED service lights
Components (2)
Battery isolation relays and switches
Components (5)
2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
Components (3)
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
System Voltage
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: (2)
- Wing shrouds on side walls - Heel shrouds at bottom edges
Type (8)
Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
Diesel Engines
Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - At 10° C Above Sea Level
8200 ft
2500 m
5.71 in
145 mm
Components (1)
Additional high-capacity water separator
U.S. EPA flex
Fuel Tank Capacity
2060 gal (US)
7800 l
Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1
1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
Components (3)
Heavy-duty air filters
Components (4)
Microprocessed engine management
Total Rated Gross Power - SAE J1995
1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
1959 in³
32.1 l
2 × 150 A
2 × Cat C32 (Tier 2)
6.38 in
162 mm
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
Components (2)
Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
Components (5)
Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
1516 kW 1,750 min-1 (2,032 hp 1,750 min-1)
Type (1)
Inspection hole in monoboom BH
Type (2)
Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
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
Type (7)
Boom and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel casting at pivot areas
Type (5)
Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (3)
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Type (6)
Boom and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3)
- Constant boom momentum throughout the whole lift arc - Crowd force assistance
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: (2)
- Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance - Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
Type (4)
Catwalks with rails at boom (FS and BH)
Gross Power - SAE J1995
2032 HP
1516 kW
Electric drive option available (1400 kW) on 6040 AC/6040 AC FS
Net Power - SAE J1349
2032 HP
1516 kW
Engine Model
2 × Cat® C32
Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1)
28.8 yd³
22 m³
Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
28.8 yd³
22 m³
Operating Specifications
Operating Weight - Backhoe
449 t
407 t
Bucket Payload
44 t
40 t
Operating Weight - Face Shovel
446 t
405 t
Electric Motor - 6040 AC/6040 AC FS
6.6 kV ±10% (other on request)
Type (2)
Custom-made electric motor with increased gap between rotor and stator to withstand severe mining conditions
50 Hz (60 Hz on request)
Rated Current IN
156 A (at 6.6 kV)
1877 HP
1400 kW
Type (1)
Power limit control by Pump Managing System
Type (3)
Squirrel cage induction motor
Starting current
350% of IN (197% of IN Optional)
1,500 min-1 (1,800 min-1 at 60 Hz)

Optional Equipment


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