7495 Electric Rope Shovel

Overview
Note
Dependent on application and material density
Length of boom
67 ft
Overall length of dipper handle
47 ft
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Electric rope shovels have been successfully removing overburden and ore on mine sites around the world for more than a century. Driven by a vision to make these highly productive machines safer, more reliable and even more productive, we challenged the status quo and built an electric rope shovel that’s better.

Dimensions

Note
Dependent on application and material density
Length of boom
67 ft
Overall length of dipper handle
47 ft
Dipper Payload
120 t
Dipper Capacity
30.6-62.7 m3 (40-82 yd3)
Dipper Payload (Available Dipper Payloads Up To 109 Tonnes [120 tons] When Specified)
120 t
Note
Dependent on application and material density

Weights

Note
These weights will vary slightly depending upon dipper and optional equipment selection
Net weight, domestic, without ballast or dipper
2,173,820 lb
Note
All specifications are based on a 56 m3 (73 yd3) dipper and standard 200.7 cm (79 in) treads
Working Weight - With Dipper and Standard Links
3,056,000 lb
Ballast - Furnished By Customer
667,150 lb
Note (1)
These weights will vary slightly depending upon dipper and optional equipment selection
Note (2)
All specifications are based on a 56 m3 (73 yd3) dipper and standard 200.7 cm (79 in) treads

Electrical

Lights
HPS lights on boom feet, top of A-frame, machinery house, lube room, control room, and utility room.
Lights
Incandescent lights for ground lights and on walkways.
Power Requirements – 60 Hz
7,200V, 13,800V
Main Electrical Systems - Transformer, auxiliary
350 kVA, 7200V primary
Power Requirements – Average power demand
934-1308 kW
Trail cable (supplied by customer)
SHD-3-#1/0 at 8000V
Transformer, auxiliary
350 kVA, 7200V primary
Power Requirements - Voltage
3 phase, 50/60 Hz, 7,200V
Power Requirements - 50 Hz
6,000V, 6,600V, 7,200V, 11,000V
Power Requirements - 60 Hz
7,200V, 13,800V
Power Requirements - Average Power Demand
934-1308 kW
Power Requirements - Peak power
3737 kW
Power Requirements - Note
Other voltage options available to suit customer requirements
System Voltage - Nominal
50/60 Hz, 7,200V
Drive
IGBT Acutrol drive system

Front End

Boom - Boom
welded, impact-resistant steel
Boom - Boom point sheave diameters
96 in
Boom - Boom point sheaves
twin-grooved, flame-hardened
Boom - Handle diameter
34 in
Boom - Wall thickness (nominal)
3 in
Rope Data: Hoist – No.
2
Rope Data: Crowd – No.
1
Rope Data: Retract – No.
1
Rope Data: Boom suspension – No.
4
Rope Data: Dipper trip – No.
1
Rope Data: Hoist – Diameter
3 in
Rope Data: Crowd – Diameter
3 in
Rope Data: Retract – Diameter
3 in
Rope Data: Boom suspension – Diameter
3 in
Rope Data: Dipper trip – Diameter
1 in
Rope Data: Note
High impact ropes available as an option
Crowd
Rope Crowd with the crowd machinery is located at the front center of the revolving frame, consisting of motor, brake, drum and gearing. Plastic-impregnated crowd and retract ropes are used to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
Crowd
(Optional) HydraCrowd, hydraulic power skid, located at the front center of the revolving frame deck, powers a large hydraulic cylinder to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
Rope Data - Dipper trip - Type
single
Rope Data - Hoist - Construction
8 x 37
Rope Data - Hoist - Diameter
3 in
Rope Data - Retract - Construction
8 × 37
Rope Data - Retract - Diameter
3 in
Rope Data - Retract - No.
1
Rope Data - Retract - Type
single dual
Type
One piece, forged, seamless tubular dipper handle and wide-spread boom point sheaves equipped with hoist ropes and dipper padlocks to stabilize dipper handle.
Crowd (1)
Rope Crowd with the crowd machinery is located at the front center of the revolving frame, consisting of motor, brake, drum and gearing. Plastic-impregnated crowd and retract ropes are used to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
Crowd (2)
(Optional) HydraCrowd, hydraulic power skid, located at the front center of the revolving frame deck, powers a large hydraulic cylinder to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
Rope Data - Boom Suspension - Diameter
3 in
Rope Data - Boom Suspension - No.
4
Rope Data - Crowd - Diameter
3 in
Rope Data - Crowd - No.
1
Rope Data - Dipper Trip - Diameter
1 in
Rope Data - Dipper Trip - No.
1
Rope Data - Hoist - Diameter
3 in
Rope Data - Hoist - No.
2
Rope Data - Note
High impact ropes available as an option
Rope Data - Retract - Diameter
3 in
Rope Data - Retract - No.
1

Main Structures

Crawler Dimensions – Overall width 200.7 cm (79 in) treads, standard
36 ft
Crawler Dimensions – Overall width 259.1 cm (102 in) treads
38 ft
Ground Bearing Pressure – Total effective bearing area (259.1 cm treads)
47 m2 (297 kPa); 501 ft2 (43 psi)
Ground Bearing Pressure – Note
Ground bearing pressure is dependent upon many factors
Planetary Propel
Dual-motor independent drive
Hoist
A planetary gearbox with dual-output pinions provides the hoist torque transfer from the electric motor to the hoist drum gear.
Crawler Mounting - Total effective bearing area (259.1 cm treads)
46.6 m2 (288 kPa); 501.7 ft2 (41.8 psi)
Hoist
A planetary gearbox with dual-output pinions provides the hoist torque transfer from the electric motor to the hoist drum gear.
Planetary Propel
Dual-motor independent drive
Revolving Frame (Center Section) - Welded, impact-resistant steel: Length
27 ft
Revolving Frame (Center Section) - Welded, impact-resistant steel: Width
12 ft
Swing
Two planetary gearboxes, each driven by a vertically mounted motor, are mounted on either side of the revolving frame.
Swing (cont'd)
Dual-output pinion shafts from each gearbox engage the swing rack.
Turntable - Forged rim, alloy steel swing rack pitch diameter
17 ft
Turntable - Number of tapered rollers
50
Turntable - Tapered rollers diameter
11 in
Turntable - Tapered, forged alloy steel roller rails diameter
15 ft
Turntable - Teeth external cut (face)
10 in
Upper Works Overall Width - Including Standard Walkways
42 ft
Ground Bearing Pressure - Note
Ground bearing pressure is dependent upon many factors
Hoist
A planetary gearbox with dual-output pinions provides the hoist torque transfer from the electric motor to the hoist drum gear.
Planetary Propel
Dual-motor independent drive
Crawler Dimensions - Overall Width 200.7 cm (79 in) Treads, Standard
36 ft
Crawler Dimensions - Overall Width 259.1 cm (102 in) Treads
38 ft
Ground Bearing Pressure - Total Effective Bearing Area (200.7 cm) Treads
36 m2 (380 kPa); 386 ft2 (55 psi)
Ground Bearing Pressure - Total Effective Bearing Area (259.1 cm) Treads
47 m2 (297 kPa); 501 ft2 (43 psi)
Swing
Two planetary gearboxes, each driven by a vertically mounted motor, are located on either side of the revolving frame. Dual-output pinion shafts from each gearbox engage the swing rack.

Dimensions/Working Ranges

Maximum dumping radius
71 ft

Dimensions - Optimal Working Ranges

Maximum clearance radius (revolving frame)
31 ft
Maximum cutting height
58 ft
Maximum cutting radius
83 ft
Maximum dumping radius
71 ft
Operator’s eye level
35 ft
Overall width
43 ft
Radius of level floor
57 ft

Lube System

Components (1)
Six pumps (four for open gear lubricant and two for grease) located in an insulated, heated, double-walled lube room
Type
Automatic, single-line system for open gear lubricant and grease
Components
External FastFil from lower level
Components (2)
External FastFil from lower level

Dimensions - Working Ranges

Dipper Capacities
30.6-62.7 m3 (40-82 yd3)
Dipper Payload
120 ton (US)
Maximum Dumping Height
29 ft
Operating Weight
3,056,000 lb

Dimensions (Approximate) - Optimal Working Ranges*

Dumping Height - With Clearance to Open Dipper Door
29 ft
Cutting Height - Maximum
54 ft
Cutting Radius - Maximum
80 ft
Radius of Level Floor
56 ft
Revolving Frame Tail Swing Radius
31 ft
Note (1)
Optimal working ranges based on loading a Cat 797F truck.
Note (2)
*All specifications are based on a 56 m3 (73 yd3) dipper and standard 200.7 cm (79 in) treads.

AC IGBT Electrics

Operator's Cab

Front-end Design

Crowd System

LatchFree Dipper System

Dipper Options

Loading/Hauling Efficiency

Third Rail Swing System

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Major Structures

Lower Works

Safety

Serviceability

Customer Support

Operator Training

Sustainability

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