R3000H Underground Mining Loader

The R3000H underground loader is designed to meet the challenges of the most demanding underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs.<br>Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Rated Power
1800.0 rpm
Gross Power - SAE J1995
409.0 hp
Nominal Payload Capacity
44092.0 lb

Specs

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Rated Power
1800.0rpm
Gross Power - SAE J1995
409.0hp
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.8in
Displacement
927.6in3
Gross Power - VR Engine - ISO 14396
398HP
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - ISO 14396
398HP
Engine Model
Cat® C15
Rated Power
1800r/min
Gross Power - SAE J1995
401HP
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.8in
Displacement
927.6in³
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995
409HP
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995
409HP
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995
409HP
Note (1)
Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2)
All rating conditions are based on ISO/TR 14396:2002, inlet air standard conditions with a total barometric pressure of 100 kPa (29.5 in Hg), with a vapor pressure of 1 kPa (0.295 in Hg), and 25° C (77° F). Performance measured using fuel to EPA specifica
Note (3)
No engine derating required up to 3050 m (10,006 ft) altitude for equivalent Tier 3 engines, and 3506 m (11,502 ft) for VR engines.
Note (4)
Optional Ventilation Reduction package available.
Note (5)
Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU stage IIIA is also available.
Engine Power - VR Engine - ISO 14396:2002
401HP
Engine Power - Tier 3 Engine - ISO 14396:2002
401HP

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity
44092.0lb
Gross Machine Mass
177273.0lb
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal
104199lb
Static Tipping Full Turn Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal
88191lb
Breakout Force - SAE
61773lb
Nominal Payload Capacity
44092lb
Gross Machine Mass
180779lb

Weights

Empty
123580.0lb
Loaded
167672.0lb
Empty - Front Axle
52104.0lb
Empty - Rear Axle
71475lb
Loaded - Front Axle
122733.0lb
Loaded - Rear Axle
44938lb
Empty
128448lb
Loaded
172540lb
Empty - Front Axle
54558lb
Empty - Rear Axle
73853lb
Loaded - Front Axle
125187lb
Loaded - Rear Axle
47316lb
Note
*Calculated weight.
Operating Mass + Rated Payload*
172540lb
Operating Mass*
128448lb
Operating Mass + Rated Payload* - Front Axle
125187lb
Operating Mass* - Front Axle
54558lb
Operating Mass* - Rear Axle
73853lb
Operating Mass + Rated Payload* - Rear Axle
47316lb

Turning Dimensions

Axle Oscillation
8.0Degrees
Articulation Angle
42.5Degrees
Note
**Clearance dimensions are for reference only.
Inner Clearance Radius**
127.8in
Outside Clearance Radius**
296.7in
Axle Oscillation
Articulation Angle
42.5°
Note
**Clearance dimensions are for reference only.

Transmission

Forward 1
3.4mph
Forward 2
6.0mph
Forward 3
10.7mph
Forward 4
19.6mph
Reverse 1
4.1mph
Reverse 2
7.6mph
Reverse - 3
12.7mile/h
Reverse - 4
19.4mile/h
Forward - 1
3mile/h
Forward - 2
5.7mile/h
Forward - 3
10.2mile/h
Forward - 4
17.5mile/h
Reverse - 1
4.1mile/h
Reverse - 2
7.1mile/h

Tires

Tire Size
35/65 R33 VSNT
Tire Size
35/65 R33

Standards

Brakes
ISO 3450-2011, CAN-CSA 424.30-M90
Cab/FOPS
ISO 3449-2005 Level II
Cab/ROPS
ISO 3471-2008
Steering
ISO 5010-2007
Brakes
ISO 3450-2011, CAN-CSA 424.30-M90
Cab - FOPS
ISO 3449-2005 Level II
Cab - ROPS
ISO 3471-2008
Steering
ISO 5010-2007
Standards
Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS)/Falling Object Protective Structure (FOPS) Certified Cab

Bucket Capacities

Dump Bucket - 1*
10.9yd3
Dump Bucket - 2*
11.6yd3
Dump Bucket - 3*
13.7yd3
Note
*High penetration bucket versions also available.
Bucket Capacities
8.9-11.6 m³ (11.6-15.2 yd³)
Dump Bucket - 4
15.2yd³
Dump Bucket - 1*
10.9yd³
Dump Bucket - 2*
11.6yd³
Dump Bucket - 3*
13.7yd³
Note
*High penetration bucket versions also available.
Dump Bucket - 1 - Standard Bucket
11.6yd³
Dump Bucket - 2
12.4yd³
Dump Bucket - 3
13.7yd³
Light Material Bucket
15.2yd³

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase
9.0gal
Cooling System
19.8gal
Front Differential and Final Drives
31.4gal
Fuel Tank
406.5gal
Hydraulic Tank
37.0gal
Rear Differential and Final Drives
33.5gal
Transmission
16.4gal
Front Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System
42gal (US)
Rear Differential and Final Drives - With Axle Oil Cooling System
44.1gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
9gal (US)
Cooling System
19.8gal (US)
Front Differential and Final Drives
31.4gal (US)
Fuel Tank
406.5gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
37gal (US)
Rear Differential and Final Drives
33.5gal (US)
Transmission
16.4gal (US)

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Raise
8.8s
Dump
1.85s
Lower, Empty, Float Down
3.54s
Total Cycle Time
14.2s

Features

Power Train – Engine – The Cat C15 engine – innovative technologies optimize performance.

Power Train – Transmission – More power to the ground for greater productivity.

Hydraulics – Cat hydraulics deliver the power and control to keep material moving.

Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the R3000H’s durability.

Operator Comfort – Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.

Loader Bucket Systems – Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.

Serviceability – More time for production.

Customer Support – Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.

Safety – Cat mining machines and systems are designed with safety as their first priority.

Standard Equipment

  • Tires, Rims, And Wheels
    • Tires Arrangements: Tires Must Be Selected From the Mandatory Attachments Section, Choose Between:
      – Tire, 35/65 R33, VSNT, Bridgestone
      – Tire, 35/65 R33, VSDL, Bridgestone
    • Rims (set of four):
      – Five Piece, Tubeless
  • Electrical
    • Alarm, Reversing
    • Alternator, 95 Amp
    • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
    • Batteries, Low Maintenance
    • Diagnostic Connector
    • Engine Shutdown Switch
    • Lighting:
      – External, Front, Rear, Halogen
      – Stop, Dual, Halogen
    • Receptacle Group, Auxiliary Start
    • Starter, Electric, 24-Volt
    • Starting and Charging System
  • Operator Environment
    • Automatic Brake Application (ABA)
    • Cab Enclosed:
      – ROPS/FOPS Certified
      – Air Conditioning
      – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
      – Dome Light
      – Heater
      – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
      – Salt Resistant Air Conditioner
    • Caterpillar Electronic Monitoring System (CEMS), (dash instrumental panels)
    • Horns, Electric
    • Instrumentation/Gauges:
      – Speedometer/Tachometer
      – Fuel Level
      – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
      – Engine Coolant Temperature
    • Operator Presence System
    • Light, Warning, Residual Brake
    • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
    • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls (single joystick)
    • Seat:
      – Seat, Suspension, Vinyl
    • Seat Belt, Retractable
  • Power Train
    • Brakes, Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Spring Applied, Fluid Released (SAFR)
    • Engine:
      – Cat C15 6 Cylinder Diesel
      – Air-To-Air Aftercooler (ATAAC)
    • Exhaust:
      – Particulate Filter, Flow Thru
      – Particulate Filter, Wall Flow
    • Filter, Engine, Remote Mounted
    • Fuel Adapters:
      – Standard Fill, Dual, Rubber Coated, Double Steel Braided Fuel Lines
    • Fuel Priming Aid
    • Park Brake Switch Engagement, Choose Between:
      – Push to Apply
      – Pull to Apply
    • Precleaner, Engine Air Intake
    • Torque Converter with Automatic Lock-Up Clutch
    • Transmission, Automatic Planetary Powershift (4F/4R)
    • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Windows:
      – Single Pane
    • Brake Axle Cooling
    • Brake Light
    • Cap, Radiator, Manual Release
    • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler
    • Dump Bucket (8.9 m3/11.6 yd3)
    • Bucket Lip:
      – Modular Weld-On
      – Lip Weldings – Full Weld Edge or Tack Weld Edge and Corners
    • Decals, International Picto Graphics
    • Fenders, Front, Rear
    • Firewall
    • Fuel Systems:
      – Dual Fuel Tanks
      – Fuel System Manual Shut Off Taps
    • Guards, Engine and Transmission
    • Handholds (Access On/Off Top Deck)
    • Lift Arm Positioner for Return to Dig
    • Radiator Grill, Swing Out
    • Service Oil Sample
    • Valve, Drain, Transmission Oil Filter
    • Valve, Hydraulic, Standard

Optional Equipment

  • Power Train
    • Engine Options:
      – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
      – VR Engine, Flow Thru Ready
      – Engine, Tier 3
    • Exhaust:
      – Exhaust, Purifier, Muffler
    • Fuel Adapters:
      – Standard Fill, Dual, Stainless Steel Covered, Single Braided Fuel Lines
      – Fast Fill, Dual, Rubber Coated, Double Steel Braided Fuel Lines
      – Fast Fill, Dual, Stainless Steel Covered, Single Braided Fuel Lines
    • Secondary Steering System
  • Electrical
    • Battery Disconnect Switch, In Cab
    • Lighting:
      – Cat LED Worklights
  • Operator Environment
    • Camera, Color Rear Facing
    • Duct, Air, Flow Diverter
    • Idle Timer (enclosed cab)
    • Instrumentation/Gauges:
      – Brake Pressure
    • Seat:
      – Seat, Suspension, Tee, Vinyl
      – Seat, Suspension, Air, Vinyl
      – Seat Cover
  • Technology Products
    • Command for Underground*
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
    • Payload System, Loadrite
    • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver) – RCT
    • *Please consult with your Regional Commercial or Technology Representative prior to upgrading your machine to Command for Underground.
  • Tires, Rims, And Wheels
    • Rim Identification Numbering
    • Spare Rim, Tubeless
  • Other Optional Equipment
    • Brake release arrangements:
      – Recovery hook
      – Recovery bar
    • Buckets:
      – Various Sizes, Dump (9.5 m3/12.4 yd3, 10.5 m3/13.7 yd3)
      – Light Materials, Dump (11.6 m3/15.2 yd3)
      – Light Materials, Dump, Uninstalled (11.5 m3/15.0 yd3)*
    • Bucket Lip:
      – Bolt On Lips
      – Durilock
    • Ground Engaging Tools (GET):
      – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld-On
      – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On Half Arrow
      – Cutting Edge, Shrouds, Durilock
      – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System (MAWPS) – Bucket Lip Protection
      – Heel Shrouds
      – Wear Bars
      – Liners
      – Overflow Guard
    • Faster Fill and Evacuation Systems:
      – Engine, Fast Fill
      – Radiator, Fast Fill
      – Hydraulic, Fast Fill
      – Transmission, Fast Fill
    • Draw Bar Attachment, Bolt-On
    • Fire Suppression System:
      – Ansul, Dry Powder
      – Foam, Water Based
    • Fluids:
      – Arctic Coolant
      – Arctic Fuel
    • Guard, Light and Window
    • Handrails
    • Lubrication System:
      – Automatic
      – Centralized
    • Mine Transfer
    • Reversible Steering
    • Reflective Tape
    • Ride Control System
    • Service Tools:
      – Collet Jacking Bolts
      – Recovery Bar
    • Vandalism Protection
    • Windows:
      – Dual Pane
    • Wear Protection Bars:
      – Cab/ROPS
      – Hydraulic Tank
      – Radiator