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R3000H Underground Mining Loader

Our largest underground loader, the Cat® R3000H is a low-cost specialist. Designed for the largest underground mines, it’s a super-productive, durable machine that delivers high performance and long life to lower cost per ton and overall cost of ownership. Safety comes standard, with most safety features built in — including an Operator Present System that protects the machine and operator from uncontrolled machine movements. Its 100% Caterpillar designed and manufactured powertrain components deliver top reliability and performance. And its durable frame and components combine with improved serviceability to deliver the high uptime you demand.

Engine

Engine Model

Cat® C15

Engine Power - Tier 3 Engine - ISO 14396:2002

401HP

Engine Power - VR Engine - ISO 14396:2002

401HP

Bore

5.4in

Stroke

6.8in

Displacement

927.6in³

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.

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity

44092lb

Gross Machine Mass

180779lb

Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal

104199lb

Static Tipping Full Turn Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal

88191lb

Breakout Force - SAE

61773lb

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacities

8.9-11.6 m³ (11.6-15.2 yd³)

Dump Bucket - 1 - Standard Bucket

11.6yd³

Dump Bucket - 2

12.4yd³

Dump Bucket - 3

13.7yd³

Light Material Bucket

15.2yd³

Turning Dimensions

Outside Clearance Radius**

296.7in

Inner Clearance Radius**

127.8in

Axle Oscillation

Articulation Angle

42.5°

Note

**Clearance dimensions are for reference only.

Weights

Operating Mass*

128448lb

Operating Mass* - Front Axle

54558lb

Operating Mass* - Rear Axle

73853lb

Operating Mass + Rated Payload*

172540lb

Operating Mass + Rated Payload* - Front Axle

125187lb

Operating Mass + Rated Payload* - Rear Axle

47316lb

Note

*Calculated weight.

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase

9gal (US)

Transmission

16.4gal (US)

Hydraulic Tank

37gal (US)

Cooling System

19.8gal (US)

Front Differential and Final Drives

31.4gal (US)

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)

Fuel Tank

406.5gal (US)

Rear Differential and Final Drives

33.5gal (US)

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Raise

8.8s

Dump

1.85s

Lower, Empty, Float Down

3.54s

Total Cycle Time

14.2s

Transmission

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

Reverse - 3

12.7mile/h

Reverse - 4

19.4mile/h

Tires

Tire Size

35/65 R33

Standards

Standards

Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS)/Falling Object Protective Structure (FOPS) Certified Cab

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

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