6090 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
4500 HP
Bucket Payload
103 ton (US)
Operating Weight
1102.3 ton (US)
Specifications shown above apply to Face Shovel configuration. A Frontless configuration is also available.

Hydraulic System with Pump Managing System

Hydraulic Tank Capacity - Approximately
2640 gal (US)
Main Pumps
8 × variable flow axial piston pumps
Maximum Oil Flow - Main Pumps
8 × 936 L/min (8 × 247 gal/min)
Maximum Oil Flow - Swing Pumps
6 × 488 L/min (6 × 129 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Attachment
4350 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing Pumps
5080 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5220 psi
Swing Pumps
6 × reversible swash plate pumps
Total Volume of Hydraulic Oil - Approximately
3450 gal (US)
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 (100 μm) for the closed swing circuit
– Full-flow filters (10 μm) for the complete return circuit
– Full-flow filters (10 μ
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

Hydraulic Oil Cooling

Diameter - Fan
4 × 1524 mm (4 × 60 in)
Features (1)
Fan speed is thermostatically controlled
Features (2)
Extremely high cooling efficiency to ensure optimum oil temperature
Features (3)
Gear-type cooling pumps supplying high-volume, low-pressure oil to aluminum coolers
Features (4)
Cooling system is fully independent of all main circuits, i.e. controlled cooling capacity is available whenever engine is running
Oil Flow of Cooling Pumps
4 × 975 L/min (4 × 258 gal/min)

Operator's Cab

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
Components (1)
Switch in seat cushion to automatically neutralize the hydraulic controls when operator leaves the seat
Components (10)
Pneumatically cushioned and multi-adjustable comfort seat with lumbar support, seat heating, safety belt, head and armrests
Components (2)
External sun shields at side windows
Components (3)
Roller blinds at all windows
Components (4)
Windshield with parallel intermittent wiper/washer
Components (5)
All-round safety glass, armored windshield and sliding side window
Components (6)
FOPS (rock guard; approved according to ISO 10262:1998) integrated into cab structure
Components (7)
Fold-away auxiliary seat with safety belt
Components (8)
Joystick controls integrated in independently adjustable seat consoles
Components (9)
Machine access via retractable access stairway, stairway angle approximately 45°, hydraulically operated
Internal Dimensions of Amenity Cab - Height
7.05 ft
Internal Dimensions of Amenity Cab - Length
5.25 ft
Internal Dimensions of Amenity Cab - Width
5.25 ft
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
28.87 ft
Components (11)
Under roof mounted heating, ventilating and air conditioning system
Components (12)
Sliding emergency ladder (kick-down type) with ladder cage

Swing System

Features (1)
All race ways of swing ring as well as grease bath for internal gearing supplied by automatic central lubrication system
Features (2)
Hydraulic braking of the swing motion by counteracting control
Features (3)
Closed-loop swing circuit with torque control
Maximum Swing Speed
3.9 r/min
Parking Brakes
Wet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released
Swing Drive
Six 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 and pad links, as well as teeth contact areas of sprocket and pad links, are hardened
Components (2)
Fully hydraulic, self-adjusting track tensioning system with piston accumulator
Components (3)
Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent over-speed on downhill travel
Components (4)
Acoustic travel alarm
Components (5)
Idlers, bottom rollers and support rollers are connected to the automatic lubrication system
Components (6)
Cast double-grouser combined pad-links with bushings connected by hardened full floating pins
Gradeability - Travel Drives - Maximum
Maximum Tractive Force
974880 lb
Parking Brake
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 - Two Stages - 1st Stage - Maximum
0.9 mile/h
Travel Speed - Two Stages - 2nd Stage - Maximum
1.2 mile/h

Automatic Lubrication System

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

Operating Weights

Other track pads available on request
Shovel - Ground pressure
38.3 psi
Shovel - Operating Weight
2204600 lb
Shovel - Standard Track Pads
6.56 ft

Electrical System - Diesel Drive

2 × 175A each
Batteries in Series/Parallel Installation
6 × 210 Ah – 12V each; 630 Ah – 24V in total
Components (1)
Battery isolation relays
Components (2)
Emergency stop switches accessible from ground level, in engine module and in operator's cab
System Voltage
Working Spotlights
12 × high brightness LED lights

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
– Swing transmissions gear oil – each
– Engine oil (oil pan) – left/right
– Engine oil (additional tank – optional) – left/right
Equipped With (2)
Cat jump-start socket
Equipped With (3)
Indicator lights for fuel tanks left/right full and grease container full


All buckets are equipped with a wear package consisting of:
– Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside of bucket
– Lip shrouds between teeth
– Wing shrouds on side walls
– Heel shrouds at bottom edges
Shovel attachment with unique TriPower kinematics ensuring the following main features:
– Horizontal automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
– Vertical automatic constant-angle bucket guidance
– Automatic roll-back limiter to prevent material spillage
– Kinematic assistance to hydraulic forces
– Constant boom momentum throughout
Type (1)
Inspection hole in boom and stick
Type (2)
Pressure-free lowering of boom and stick by means of a float valve
Type (3)
Special wear packages for highly abrasive materials on request
Type (4)
Catwalks with rails at boom
Type (5)
Welding procedures allow for internal counter-welding (double prep weld) wherever possible
Type (6)
Boom and stick are stress-relieved after welding
Type (7)
Boom and stick are torsion-resistant, welded box design of high-tensile steel with massive steel castings at pivot areas


Engine Model
2 × Cummins QSK60
Gross Power - SAE J1995
4500 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
4500 HP


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

Operating Specifications

Bucket Payload
103 t
Operating Weight - Face Shovel
1102 t

Diesel Engines

Two-stage turbocharged; aftercooled and intercooled
6.25 in
Components (1)
Pre-lube starting system
Components (2)
Two-stage fuel filter includes water separator
Components (3)
Heavy-duty air filters with automatic dust evacuation
Components (4)
Micro processed engine control
Components (5)
Hydraulically driven radiator fan with electronically controlled fan speed
Components (6)
Eliminator with centrifuge for engine oil filtration
Components (7)
Engine-oil-change interval of 1,000 hours
Components (8)
Additional high-capacity water separator
3674 in³
Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2
Fuel Tank Capacity
4330 gal (US)
2 × QSK60 two-stage
Maximum Altitude - Without Deration - Above Sea Level
16000 ft
Number of Cylinders - Each Engine
7.48 in
Total Rated Net Power - ISO 3046/1
3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1)
Total Rated Net Power - SAE J1995
3360 kW 1,800 min-1 (4,500 hp 1,800 min-1)