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
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.
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.
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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