AD45B Underground Articulated Truck

Overview
Engine Model
Cat® C18 ACERT™
Gross Power - SAE J1995
587 hp
Gross Machine Mass
187,393 lb
  • Exterior View
  • Interior View

The AD45B underground articulated truck is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton hauling in underground mining applications. Rugged construction and simplified maintenance guarantee long life with low operating costs.
Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C18 ACERT™
Gross Power - SAE J1995
587 hp
Bore
6 in
Stroke
7 in
Displacement
1,105 in3
Rated Power
2,000 r/min
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995
589 HP
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995
589 HP
Engine Model
Cat® C18
Gross Power - SAE J1995
589 HP
Bore
6 in
Stroke
7 in
Displacement
1,105 in³
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995
589 HP
Note (1)
Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 2,000 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2)
Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 Hg) 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)
Engine derate will commence at an altitude of 2700 m (8,858 ft).
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

Gross Machine Mass
187,393 lb
Nominal Payload Capacity
99,208 lb
Body Capacities
18.0-25.1 m3 (23.5-32.8 yd3)
Gross Machine Mass
187,393 lb
Body Capacities
18.0-25.1 m³ (23.5-32.8 yd³)

Turning Dimensions

Articulation Angle
42.5º
Outside Clearance Radius*
366 in
Inside Clearance Radius*
209 in
Frame Oscillation
10°
Note
*Clearance dimensions are for reference only.
Articulation Angle
42.5°

Transmission

Forward 1
5 mph
Forward 2
7 mph
Forward 3
9 mph
Forward 4
13 mph
Forward 5
17 mph
Forward 6
24 mph
Forward 7
32 mph
Reverse 1
5 mph
Reverse 2
6 mph
Forward - 1
5 mile/h
Forward - 2
7 mile/h
Forward - 3
9 mile/h
Forward - 4
13 mile/h
Forward - 5
18 mile/h
Forward - 6
24 mile/h
Forward - 7
25 mile/h
Reverse - 1
5 mile/h
Reverse - 2
6 mile/h
Note
Maximum travel speeds with standard 29.5 × R29 tires.

Body Capacities

Ejector Body
30 yd3
Dump Body - 1
24 yd³
Dump Body - 2 - Standard
28 yd³
Dump Body - 3
33 yd³
Ejector Body
30 yd³
Note
Heaped SAE 2:1.

Standards

Brakes
ISO 3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90
Cab/FOPS
ISO 3449, SAE J231, AS2294.3, EN13627
Cab/ROPS
ISO 3471, SAE J1040, AS2294.2, EN13510
Brakes
ISO 3450, AS2958.1, CAN-CSA424.30-M90
Cab - FOPS
ISO 3449, SAE J231, AS2294.3, EN13627
Cab - ROPS
ISO 3471, SAE J1040, AS2294.2, EN13510
Standards
ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab
Standards
ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab

Final Drives

Differential Ratio
3.46:1
Total Reduction Ratio
19.55:1
Final Drive Ratio
5.65:1
Differential Ratio
3.46:1
Total Reduction Ratio
19.55:1

Service Refill Capacities

Transmission
16 gal
Hydraulic Tank
70 gal
Cooling System
23 gal
Fuel Tank
202 gal
Engine Crankcase - With Filter
17 gal (US)
Front Differential and Final Drives
20 gal (US)
Rear Differential and Final Drives
22 gal (US)
Transmission
16 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
70 gal (US)
Cooling System
23 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
202 gal (US)

Weights

Empty
88,184 lb
Empty - Front Axle
60,847 lb
Empty - Rear Axle
27,337 lb
Loaded
187,393 lb
Loaded - Front Axle
85,451 lb
Loaded - Rear Axle
101,942 lb

Weight Distribution

Empty - Front Axle
69%
Empty - Rear Axle
31%
Loaded - Front Axle
45.60%
Loaded - Rear Axle
54.40%

Body Hoist

Raise
16 s
Lower
21 s
Total Cycle Time
37 s

Tires

Tire Size
29.5 × R29

Power Train – Engine – The Cat C18 Engine is designed for power, reliability and efficiency.

Power Train – Transmission – More power to the ground for greater productivity.

Power Train – Transmission

Engine/Power Train Integration

Cat Brake System

Engine/Power Train Integration – Intelligent electronics for overall optimal performance.

Cat Brake System – Superior control for operator confidence.

Operator Comfort – Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.

Operator Comfort

Truck Body Systems

Truck Body Systems – Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.

Structures

Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the AD45B’s durability.

Serviceability

Serviceability – More time for production.

Customer Support

Customer Support – Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.

Safety

Safety – Designed with safety as the first priority.

  • Electrical
    • 12V power supply in cab
    • 12V power supply in cab
    • Alternator, 95-amp
    • Alternator, 95-amp
    • Auxiliary start receptacle
    • Auxiliary start receptacle
    • Battery disconnect switch, ground level
    • Battery disconnect switch, ground level
    • Circuit breaker, 80-amp
    • Circuit breaker, 80-amp
    • Corrosive protection spray
    • Corrosive protection spray
    • Diagnostic connector
    • Diagnostic connector
    • Electric starting, 24V
    • Electric starting, 24V
    • Engine shutdown switch, ground level
      – Front left hand side
    • Engine shutdown switch, ground level
      – Front left hand side
    • Lighting
      – Brake and tail light, LED
      – Headlights with dimmer switch, halogen
      – Rear work light (cab mounted), halogen
      – Reversing lights, halogen
    • Lighting
      – Brake and tail light, LED
      – Headlights with dimmer switch, halogen
      – Rear work light (cab mounted), halogen
      – Reversing lights, halogen
    • Low maintenance batteries
    • Low maintenance batteries
    • Reversing alarm
    • Reversing alarm
    • Starting and charging system
    • Starting and charging system
  • Operator Environment
    • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
    • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
    • Electric horns
    • Electric horns
    • Gauges
      – Engine coolant temperature
      – Transmission coolant temperature
      – Hydraulic oil temperature
      – Fuel level
      – Speedometer
      – Tachometer
    • Gauges
      – Engine coolant temperature
      – Transmission coolant temperature
      – Hydraulic oil temperature
      – Fuel level
      – Speedometer
      – Tachometer
    • Indicator lights
      – Alert warning light
      – Body up position warning
      – High beam
      – Residual brake pressure warning
      – Retarder application
      – Turn signal
    • Indicator lights
      – Alert warning light
      – Body up position warning
      – High beam
      – Residual brake pressure warning
      – Retarder application
      – Turn signal
    • Low hydraulic level warning
    • Low hydraulic level warning
    • Open operator station ROPS/FOPS structure
    • Open operator station ROPS/FOPS structure
    • Operator presence system (auto park brake)
    • Operator presence system (auto park brake)
    • Rearview mirrors
    • Rearview mirrors
    • Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2 with retractable seat belt
    • Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2 with retractable seat belt
    • Trainer/passenger seat and seat belt
    • Trainer/passenger seat and seat belt
    • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
    • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
    • Turn signal indicators
    • Turn signal indicators
  • Power Train
    • Cat C18 ATAAC diesel engine, 6-cylinder
    • Cat C18 ATAAC diesel engine, 6-cylinder
    • Automatic brake retarder control
    • Automatic brake retarder control
    • Auto shift transmission 7 speed forward/2 speed reverse
    • Auto shift transmission 7 speed forward/2 speed reverse
    • Control throttle shifting
    • Control throttle shifting
    • Engine air intake precleaner
    • Engine air intake precleaner
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Exhaust, turbo compartment shielding
    • Exhaust, turbo compartment shielding
    • Four wheel drive
    • Four wheel drive
    • Long life coolant
    • Long life coolant
    • Programmable ground speed limiting
    • Programmable ground speed limiting
    • Programmable gear block out with tray up
    • Programmable gear block out with tray up
    • Radiator cap manual release
    • Radiator cap manual release
    • Radiator, cross flow
    • Radiator, cross flow
    • SAFR full hydraulic enclosed wet, multiple-disc brakes, oil cooled
    • SAFR full hydraulic enclosed wet, multiple-disc brakes, oil cooled
    • Torque converter, standard with automatic lockup
    • Torque converter, standard with automatic lockup
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Body, dump, (21.3 m³, 27.9 yd³)
    • Body, dump, (21.3 m³/27.9 yd³)
    • Catalytic exhaust purifier/muffler group
    • Catalytic exhaust purifier/muffler group
    • Centralized lubrication points
    • Centralized lubrication points
    • Decals, international picto graphics
    • Decals, international picto graphics
    • Dual fuel tanks
    • Dual fuel tanks
    • Engine and transmission belly guards
    • Engine and transmission belly guards
    • Fenders, front, rear flaps
    • Fenders, front, rear flaps
    • Fire wall
    • Fire wall
    • Fuel system manual shut off tap
    • Fuel system manual shut off tap
    • Front axle suspension
    • Front axle suspension
    • Frame lifting lugs
    • Frame lifting lugs
    • Front and rear tow pin
    • Front and rear tow pin
    • Front rubber bumpers
    • Front rubber bumpers
    • Hand hold (access on/off top deck)
    • Hand hold (access on/off top deck)
    • Hitch, articulated and oscillated
    • Hitch, articulated and oscillated
    • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
    • Operator and Maintenance Manual, English
    • S·O·S port
      – Coolant
      – Engine oil
      – Hydraulic oil
      – Transmission oil
    • S·O·S port
      – Coolant
      – Engine oil
      – Hydraulic oil
      – Transmission oil
    • Swing out radiator grill
    • 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.
    • 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
    • Battery shutdown
      – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation switch
      – Ground level isolation, engine shutdown switch
      – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation, engine shutdown switch
    • Battery shutdown
      – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation switch
      – Ground level isolation, engine shutdown switch
      – Ground level isolation, in cab isolation, engine shutdown switch
    • Body dump
      – Body, (18.0 m³, 23.5 yd³)
      – Body, (25.1 m³, 32.8 yd³)
    • Body dump
      – Body, (18.0 m³/23.5 yd³)
      – Body, (25.1 m³/32.8 yd³)
    • Body ejector
      – Ejector, (22.9 m³, 30.0 yd³)
    • Body ejector
      – Ejector, (22.9 m³/30.0 yd³)
    • Body liners, impact and/or wear
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (18.0 m³, 23.5 yd³)
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (21.3 m³, 27.9 yd³)
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (25.1 m³, 32.8 yd³)
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, ejector, (22.9 m³, 30.0 yd³)
    • Body liners, impact and/or wear
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (18.0 m³/23.5 yd³)
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (21.3 m³/27.9 yd³)
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, dump (25.1 m³/32.8 yd³)
      – 10 mm (0.4"), body, ejector, (22.9 m³/30.0 yd³)
    • Body wear plate, external
      – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (18.0 m³, 23.5 yd³)
      – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (21.3 m³, 27.9 yd³)
      – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (25.1 m³, 32.8 yd³)
    • Body wear plate, external
      – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (18.0 m³/23.5 yd³)
      – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (21.3 m³/27.9 yd³)
      – 16 mm (0.62"), body, dump (25.1 m³/32.8 yd³)
    • Brake pressure gauges
    • Brake pressure gauges
    • Camera, color rear facing
    • Camera, color rear facing
    • Cover, anti vandalism for shipping
    • Cover, anti vandalism for shipping
    • Engine options
      – Diesel particulate filter (for use with VR engine only)
      – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
      – Tier 3
    • Engine options
      – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
      – Equivalent to Tier 3
      – After-treatment options (for use with VR Engine only)
      • DPF (Flow Through) Filter
    • Fast fill system
      – Coolant
      – Engine oil
      – Fuel (dual tanks)
      – Hydraulic oil
      – Transmission oil
    • Fast fill system
      – Coolant
      – Engine oil
      – Fuel (dual tanks)
      – Hydraulic oil
      – Transmission oil
    • Fire suppression system
      – Ansul, dry powder
      – Foam, water based
    • Fire suppression system
      – Ansul, dry powder
      – Foam, water based
    • Fluids
      – Arctic fuel
      – Arctic coolant
    • Fluids
      – Arctic fuel
      – Arctic coolant
    • Lighting
      – Headlights with dimmer switch, LED
      – Rear work light (cab mounted), LED
      – Reversing lights, LED
    • Lighting
      – Headlights with dimmer switch, LED
      – Rear work light (cab mounted), LED
      – Reversing lights, LED
    • Lubrication system
      – Automatic, dump or ejector body
      – Centralized, ejector body
    • Lubrication system
      – Automatic, dump or ejector body
      – Centralized, ejector body
    • Mine transfer
      – Mine transfer ready front frame (tack welded)
      – Mine transfer ready dump body (tack welded)
      – Mine transfer ready ejector body (tack welded)
    • Mine transfer
      – Mine transfer ready front frame (tack welded)
      – Mine transfer ready dump body (tack welded)
      – Mine transfer ready ejector body (tack welded)
    • Operators station ROPS/FOPS enclosed
      – Air conditioning
      – Cab pressurizer and filter
      – Dome light
      – Heater
      – Radio ready compartment for radio and speakers
      – Sun visor
      – Window, sliding cab door
    • Operators station ROPS/FOPS enclosed
      – Air conditioning
      – Cab pressurizer and filter
      – Dome light
      – Heater
      – Radio ready compartment for radio and speakers
      – Sun visor
      – Window, sliding cab door
    • Operator and Maintenance Manual
      – Chinese
      – Indonesian
      – French
      – Portuguese
      – Russian
      – Spanish
    • Park brake switch engagement
      – Push to apply
      – Pull to apply
    • Park brake switch engagement
      – Push to apply
      – Pull to apply
    • Payload
      – Truck Payload Measurement System (TPMS)
      – Remote display for TPMS
    • Payload
      – Truck Payload Measurement System (TPMS)
      – Remote display for TPMS
    • Reflective tape
    • Reflective tape
    • Rims
      – Rim identification numbering
      – Spare, tubeless
    • Rims
      – Rim identification numbering
      – Spare, tubeless
    • Seat
      – Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2, vinyl
      – Suspension seat tee, mechanical
    • Seat cover
      – Tee and Cat Comfort TLV2
      – Seat cover, companion
    • Seat
      – Suspension seat Cat Comfort TLV2, vinyl
      – Suspension seat tee, mechanical
    • Seat cover
      – Tee and Cat Comfort TLV2
      – Seat cover, companion
    • Secondary steering system
    • Secondary steering system
    • Service tools
      – Collet jacking bolts, dump or ejector
      – Diagnostics box
      – Hoist cylinder supports (for body removal)
      – Brake wear gauge
      – Reference parts manual for additional tooling available
    • Service tools
      – Collet jacking bolts, dump or ejector
      – Diagnostics box
      – Hoist cylinder supports (for body removal)
      – Brake wear gauge
      – Reference parts manual for additional tooling available
    • Switches
      – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation
      – Idle timer
      – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation/idle timer
    • Switches
      – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation
      – Idle timer
      – Engine shutdown, fire suppression activation/idle timer
    • Technology
      – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
    • Technology
      – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
    • Tire arrangements
      – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSNT Bridgestone
      – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSDL Bridgestone
    • Tire arrangements
      – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSNT Bridgestone
      – Tire, 29.5 × R29 VSDL Bridgestone
    • Torque converter, high altitude, 3000 m (9,842 ft) and up
    • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.
    • Torque converter, high altitude, 3000 m (9,842 ft) and up
    • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.
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