6060/6060 FS Hydraulic Shovel

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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
2996 HP
Bucket Payload
67.5 ton (US)
Operating Weight
650.4 ton (US)
Specifications shown above apply to Face Shovel configuration. Backhoe and Frontless configurations are also available.

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Maximum Pressure - Attachment
4640 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
5365 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5365 psi
Features (1)
Pressure cut-off for main pumps
Features (2)
Cooling of pump transmission gear oil
– Full-flow high-pressure filters (100 μm) for the main pumps, installed directly behind each pump
– High pressure filters (200 μm) for the closed swing circuit
– Full-flow filters (10 μm) for the complete return circuit
– Pressure filters (40 μm
Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Approximately
1876 gal (US)
Main Pumps
4 × swash plate double pumps
Maximum Oil Flow - Main Pumps
4 × 1300 L/min (4 × 343 gal/min)
Maximum Oil Flow - Swing Pumps
4 × 352 L/min (4 × 93 gal/min)
Pump Managing System contains:
– Electronic load limit control
– Flow on demand from main pumps depending on joystick position
– Automatic regulation of main pumps to zero flow without demand
– Automatic rpm reduction of engine speed during working breaks
– Reduced oil flow
Swing Pumps
4 × reversible swash plate pumps
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Approximately
1930 gal (US)

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to fans and aluminum coolers
Diameter - Fan
4 × 1170 mm (4 × 46 in)
Features (1)
Cooling system fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Features (2)
Fan speed and flow of oil to the coolers are thermostatically controlled
Features (3)
Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps
4 × 488 L/min (4 × 129 gal/min)

Operator's Cab

Components (1)
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, safety belt, head and armrests
Components (11)
Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage
Components (12)
Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Components (13)
Roller blinds at all windows
Components (2)
Under roof mounted heating ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (3)
Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (4)
All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (5)
Operator Protective Guard (Top Guard approved according to ISO 10262:1998)
Components (6)
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Components (7)
External sun shields at side and rear windows
Components (8)
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (9)
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Height
7.05 ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Length
7.22 ft
Internal Dimensions of Cab - Width
5.25 ft
Operator's Eye Level - Approximately
24.93 ft
Board Control System (BCS III)
Electronic monitoring, data logging and diagnostic system for vital signs and service data of engines, hydraulic system and lubrication system, featuring:
– Robust instrument panel including large (12 in) colored touch screen for intuitive handling

Swing System

Features (1)
Dirt wipers at swing ring to prevent build-up of debris between swing ring and carbody
Features (2)
Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
Features (3)
Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
Features (4)
All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring, supplied by automatic central lubrication system
Maximum Swing Speed
3.8 r/min
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple disc brake, spring loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drive
4 compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors
Swing Ring
Triple-race roller bearing with sealed internal gearing


Bottom Rollers - Each Side
Components (1)
All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers & pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket & pad links, are hardened
Components (2)
Acoustic travel alarm
Components (3)
Cast double-grouser combined pad links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Components (4)
Bottom rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
Components (5)
Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with piston accumulator
Components (6)
Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum
43 %
Maximum Tractive Force
661160 lb
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple-disc brake, spring applied/hydraulically released
Support Rollers - Each Side
2 plus a skid plate in between
Track Pads - Each Side
Travel Drives - Each Side
1 planetary transmission with 2 two-stage axial piston motors
Travel Speed - 1st Stage - Maximum
0.68 mile/h
Travel Speed - 2nd Stage - Maximum
0.99 mile/h

Automatic Lubrication System

Capacity - Grease Container
264 gal (US)
Type (1)
Dual-circuit system with hydraulically driven heavy-duty pumps and electronic time relay control to adjust the pause/lube times
Type (2)
System failures displayed by Board Control System
Type (3)
Grease filters (200 μm) between service station and container as well as directly behind grease pump
Type (4)
Connected to main lube system are:
– pivot points of attachment, bucket and cylinders
– bottom rollers of undercarriage
Type (5)
Connected to main lube system are:
– raceways of swing roller bearing
– 2 greasing pinions for the internal gearing of swing ring

Operating Weights

6060 - Ground Pressure
26.3 N/cm² (38.1 psi)
6060 - Operating Weight
1298510 lb
6060 - Standard Track Pads
4.59 ft
6060 FS - Ground Pressure
26.4 N/cm² (38.3 psi)
6060 FS - Operating Weight
1300710 lb
6060 FS - Standard Track Pads
4.59 ft
Other track pads available on request.

Retractable Service Station

Retractable service station installed underneath the engine module and easily accessible from ground.
Equipped With (1)
Quick couplings for:
– Diesel fuel
– Engine coolant – left/right
– Pump transmission gear oil – left/right
– Engine oil – left/right
– Hydraulic oil tank
– Grease container
Equipped With (2)
Cat jump-start socket
Equipped With (3)
Indicator lights for fuel tanks left/right full and grease container full


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)
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
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: (1)
– Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage
– Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (2)
– Horizontal Automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
– Vertical Automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features: (3)
– Constant boom momentum throughout the entire lift arc
– Crowd force assistance
Type (1)
Catwalks with rails at booms
Type (2)
Guards for shovel cylinders (FS)
Type (3)
Pressure-free lowering of boom (FS and BH) and stick (FS) by means of a float valve
Type (4)
Inspection holes in booms (FS and BH) and stick (FS)
Type (5)
Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (6)
Booms and sticks are stress-relieved after welding
Type (7)
Booms and sticks are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas

Diesel Engines

2 × 150 A
Turbocharged and charge air-cooled
6.69 in
Components (1)
Additional high-capacity water separator
Components (2)
Two-stage fuel filter including water separator
Components (3)
Heavy-duty air filters
Components (4)
Microprocessed engine management
Components (5)
Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
3574 in³
Emit equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2
Fuel Tank Capacity
3435 gal (US)
2 × Cat 3512C
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
8.46 in
Gross Power - SAE J1995
2996 HP
Maximum Altitude without Deration
3500 m (11,500 ft) – above sea level
Net Power - ISO 9249
2968 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
2960 HP
Rated Speed
1,800 min-1 (1,800 rpm)


Engine Model
2 × Cat® 3512C
Gross Power - SAE J1995
2996 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
2960 HP


Bucket Capacity - Backhoe (heaped 1:1)
44.5 yd³
Bucket Capacity - Face Shovel (heaped 2:1)
44.5 yd³

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload
67 ton (US)
Operating Weight - Backhoe
649 ton (US)
Operating Weight - Face Shovel
650 ton (US)

Electrical System

Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
6 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 630 Ah – 24V in total
Components (1)
Battery isolation relays and switches
Components (2)
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level and in engine module
Components (3)
12 LED high-brightness working flood lights
– 10 for working area
– 2 for rear end
Components (4)
2 LED high-brightness access flood lights
Components (5)
16 LED service lights
System Voltage


Feature (1)
TriPower shovel attachment
Feature (10)
LED working lights
Feature (2)
Independent oil-cooling system
Feature (3)
Spacious walk-through machine house
Feature (4)
5-circuit hydraulic system
Feature (5)
On-board electronics system: Control and Monitoring Platform (CAMP)
Feature (6)
Board Control System (BCS)
Feature (7)
Operator Assist (OA)
Feature (8)
Torque control in closed-loop swing circuit
Feature (9)
Automatic central lubrication system