R3000H Underground Mining Loader

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
Gross Power - SAE J1995
Rated Power
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995
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.
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)
Ratings based on ISO 14396 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 inHg) barometer. Power based on fuel having API gravity of 35 at 16° C (60° F) and an LHV of 42 780 kJ/kg (18,390 BTU/lb) when engine used at 30° C (86° F).
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.
Operating Specifications
Nominal Payload Capacity
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal
Breakout Force - SAE
Gross Machine Mass
Static Tipping Full Turn Ahead Lift Arms Horizontal
Loaded - Rear Axle
Empty - Rear Axle
Empty - Front Axle
Loaded - Front Axle
Hydraulic Cycle Times
Lower, Empty, Float Down
Total Cycle Time
Turning Dimensions
Axle Oscillation
Articulation Angle
Inner Clearance Radius**
**Clearance dimensions are for reference only.
Outside Clearance Radius**
Forward - 1
Forward - 2
Forward - 3
Forward - 4
Reverse - 1
Reverse - 2
Reverse - 3
Reverse - 4
Tire Size
35/65 R33 VSNT
ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab
Bucket Capacities
Bucket Capacities
8.9-11.6 m³ (11.6-15.2 yd³)
Dump Bucket - 3
Light Material Bucket
Dump Bucket - 1 - Standard Bucket
Dump Bucket - 2
Service Refill Capacities
Engine Crankcase
9gal (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)
Rear Differential and Final Drives
33.5gal (US)
Front Differential and Final Drives
31.4gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
37gal (US)
Fuel Tank
406.5gal (US)
Cooling System
19.8gal (US)
16.4gal (US)

Standard Equipment:

  • 12V Power Supply in Cab
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Engine Shutdown Switches:
    – Rear Right Hand Side
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System
Operator Environment
  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric Horns
  • Gauges:
    – Engine Coolant Temperature
    – Transmission Coolant Temperature
    – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
    – Fuel Level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • Indicator Lights:
    – Alert Warning Light
    – Residual Brake Pressure
  • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
  • Operators Station, Enclosed ROPS/FOPS Structure:
    – Air Conditioning
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Dome Light
    – Heater
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Push Button Panel for Lights
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • STIC Steering
Power Train
  • Cat C15 ATAAC Diesel Engine, 6-Cylinder
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
  • Heat Shields
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Radiator, Cross Flow
  • Radiator Cap Manual Release
  • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • SAFR Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
  • Torque Converter with Automatic Lockup Clutch
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap
Other Standard Equipment
  • Brake Light
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Bucket Lip, Hardox 450 Bucket
  • Bucket Positioner, Return to Dig
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Fuel System:
    – Dual Fuel Tanks
    – Fuel System Manual Shut Off Taps
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
  • S·O·S port
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Swing Out Radiator Grill
  • Tires and Rims: A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section of the machine price list. Base machine price includes a standard tubeless rim allowance only.

Optional Equipment:

Optional Equipment
  • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, Secondary Engine Shutdown Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
  • Brake Pressure Gauges
  • Brake Release Arrangements
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Buckets
    – Bucket, Light Weight Material (11.6 m³/15.2 yd³)
    – Bucket Standard Profile (8.9 m³/11.6 yd³ to 10.5 m³/13.7 yd³)
    – Bucket Spill Guard
  • Bucket Hardware
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld On
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On
    – Heel Shrouds
    – Mechanical Attached Shroud (MAS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Cutting Edge Protection (MAWPS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Bottom Protection (MAWPS)
    – Protector Pads (Bottom of Bucket)
    – Wear Bars
    – Wear Liner (for use with standard profile buckets)
  • Bucket Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
  • Bolt-On Lip
    – MAS Ready (Mechanically Attached Shrouds)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
  • Drawbar Attachment, Bolt-On
  • Engine Options
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Equivalent to Tier 3
    – After-treatment options (for use with VR Engine only)
    • DPF (Flow Through)
    • DPF (Wall Flow)
  • Lighting
    – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
    – High/Low Beam Function
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Foam, Water Based
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Coolant
    – Arctic Fuel
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fuel System
    – Fuel Lines Double Braided (Stainless Sleeving)
    – Fuel Lines Standard Braided (Double Braid Hydraulic Hose)
  • Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
  • Handrails
    – Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
    – Fold Down
  • Hydraulic System
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Operators Station
    – Strut, Cab Door
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System
    – Loadrite L2180
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – RCT
  • Reversible Steering
  • Reflective Tape
  • Ride Control System
  • Rim
    – Rim Identification Numbering
    – Spare (Tubeless)
  • Seats
    – Seat Covers, Tee, Air and Standard
    – Suspension Seat Tee, Vinyl
    – Suspension Seat Air Vinyl
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Service Tools
    – Brake Wear Gauge
    – Collet Jacking Bolts
    – Diagnostics Box
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
    – Socket Extension, Wheel Nut
    – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
  • Switches
    – Additional Engine Shutdown, Mounted LHS
    – Idle Timer
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 35/65 R33 VSNT Bridgestone
    – Tire, 35/65 R33 VSDL Bridgestone
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
  • Windows
    – Single Pane
    – Dual Pane
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions.
  • See your Cat dealer for more information.

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