R1700G Underground Mining Loader

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R1700G Underground Mining Loader

The R1700G underground loader is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton loading and tramming in underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs.
Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.The R1700G underground loader is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton loading and tramming in underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs.<br>Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, built to last.
  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs

Standard Equipment

  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12V Power Supply in Cab
    • Alternator, 95-amp
    • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
    • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
    • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
    • Corrosive Protection Spray
    • Diagnostic Connector
    • Electric Starting, 24-volt
    • Engine Shutdown Switches
      – Rear Right Hand Side
    • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
    • Low Maintenance Batteries
    • Reversing Alarm
    • Starting and Charging System
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
    • Electric Horns
    • Gauges
      – Engine Coolant Temperature
      – Transmission Coolant Temperature
      – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
      – Fuel Level
      – Speedometer
      – Tachometer
    • Indicator Lights
      – Alert Warning Light
      – Residual Brake Pressure
    • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
    • Open Operator Station ROPS/FOPS Structure
    • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
    • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
    • Push Button Panel for Lights
    • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
    • STIC Steering
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C11 Diesel Engine, ATAAC, 6 Cylinder
    • Brake Axle Cooling
    • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
    • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
    • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
    • Fuel System Manual Shut Off Tap
    • Heat Shields
    • Long Life Coolant
    • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
    • Radiator, Cross Flow
    • Radiator Cap Manual Release
    • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
    • SAFR™ Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
    • Torque Converter
    • Transmission Neutralizer
    • Transmission Filter Drain Tap
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • Brake Light
    • Bucket Control Group, Standard
    • Bucket, Dump
    • Bucket Lip
    • Bucket Positioner, Return To Dig
    • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
    • Decals, International Picto Graphics
    • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
    • Fenders, Front, Rear
    • Firewall
    • Fuel Lines Double Braided (Stainless Sleeving)
    • Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
    • Hydraulic Oil Cooler – Swing Out Rear Frame
    • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
    • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
    • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
    • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
    • S·O·S Port
      – Coolant
      – Engine Oil
      – Hydraulic Oil
      – Transmission Oil
    • 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.

Optional Equipment

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switch
      – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
    • Brake Pressure Gauges
    • Brake Release Arrangements, (Requires Lines Steering Release)
      – Recovery Hook
      – Recovery Bar
    • Buckets
      – Bucket, Light Weight Material (8.8 m³/11.5 yd³) (Requires Control Group, Heavy Duty)
      – Ejector Bucket Installed
      – Various Sizes, Dump (4.2 m³/5.5 yd³ to 7.3 m³/9.5 yd³), Ejector (5.7 m³/7.5 yd³)
    • Bucket, Control Group, Heavy Duty (Required for Light Weight Buckets)
    • Bucket Hardware
      – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On Half-Arrow (BOHA)
      – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld-on
      – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
      – Heel Shrouds, Ejector and Dump Buckets
      – Mechanically Attached Shrouds (MAS)
      – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Cutting Edge Protection (MAWPS)
      – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Bottom Protection (MAWPS)
      – Protector Pads (Bottom of Bucket)
      – Wear Bars, Ejector and Dump Buckets
      – Wear Liner (5.7 m³/7.5 yd³ Dump Bucket)
    • Bucket Lip
      – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
      – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
      – Bolt-On Ready
      – MAS Ready (Mechanically Attached Shrouds)
    • Camera, Color Rear Facing
    • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
    • Draw Bar Attachment, Bolt-on
    • 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 (Single or Dual Tanks)
      – Hydraulic Oil
      – Transmission Oil
    • Fire Suppression System
      – Ansul, Dry Powder
      – Foam, Water Based
    • Front Light Protectors
    • Fuel System
      – Dual Fuel Tanks
    • Guards
      – Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
      – Guard Duo Cone Seal
    • Handrails
      – Fold Down
    • Hydraulic System
      – Ejector Bucket Ready
      – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
    • Lubrication System
      – Automatic
      – Centralized
    • Lighting
      – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
    • Mine Transfer
      – Mine Transfer Ready Rear Frame (Tack Welded)
      – Lifting Group, Mine Transfer
    • Operators Station ROPS/FOPS Enclosed
      – Air Conditioning
      – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
      – Duct, Window Demister
      – Dome Light
      – Heater
      – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
      – Strut, Cab Door
    • Operators Station FOPS Open
      – Removable Canopy
    • Park Brake Switch Engagement
      – Push to Apply
      – Pull to Apply
    • Payload Control System
      – Loadrite L2180
    • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
      – Cattron
      – RCT
    • Reversible Steering
    • Reflective Tape
    • Ride Control System
    • Rim
      – Rim Identification Numbering
      – Spare (Tube or Tubeless)
      – Tube Type
    • Seats
      – Seat Covers, Tee, Air and Standard
      – Suspension Seat Tee, Vinyl
      – Suspension Seat Tee, Air
      – Suspension Seat Air Vinyl
    • Secondary Steering System
    • Service Tools
      – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
      – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
    • Switches
      – Additional Engine Shutdown, Mounted LHS
      – Engine Shutdown, Fire Suppression Activation
      – Idle Timer
      – Engine Shutdown/Idle Timer
      – Transmission Neutralizer Override Switch
    • Technology
      – Command for Underground
      – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
    • Tire Arrangements
      – Tire, 26.5 × R25, VSMS2 L5 Bridgestone
      – Tire, 26.5 × 25, VSDL, Bridgestone
      – Tire, 26.5 × 25, 32 Ply, Goodyear
    • Wear Protection Bars
      – Cab/ROPS
      – Hydraulic Tank
      – Radiator
      – Wear Plate, Rear Underneath
    • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions. See your Cat dealer for more information.

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
R1700G Underground Mining Loader
Name:
R1700G
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Engine

Engine Model:
Cat® C11
Gross Power - SAE J1995:
353 HP / 263 kW
Bore:
5.1 in / 130 mm
Stroke:
5.5 in / 140 mm
Displacement:
680 in³ / 11.1 l
Rated Power:
1800 r/min / 1800 r/min
Gross Power - Tier 3 Engine - SAE J1995 (1st-3rd Gear/4th Gear):
242/263 kW (324/353 hp)
Note (1):
Power ratings apply at a rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Gross Power - Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA - SAE J1995 (1st-3rd gear/4th gear):
242/263 kW (324/353 hp)
Note (5):
Optional engine with emissions equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU stage IIIA is also available.
Note (2):
Ratings based on SAE J1995 standard air conditions of 25° C (77° F) and 100 kPa (29.61 inHg) 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 3050 m (10,006 ft).
Note (4):
Optional Ventilation Reduction package available.
Gross Power - VR Engine - SAE J1995:
353 HP / 263 kW

Operating Specifications

Nominal Payload Capacity:
27558 lb / 12500 kg
Breakout Force - SAE:
46051 lb / 20885 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal:
57995 lb / 26306 kg
Gross Machine Mass - Truck Loading:
116845 lb / 53000 kg
Gross Machine Mass - Tramming:
120151 lb / 54500 kg
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal:
70065 lb / 31781 kg
Nominal Payload Capacity - Tramming:
30865 lb / 14000 kg
Nominal Payload Capacity - Truck Loading:
27558 lb / 12500 kg

Weights

Empty:
84878 lb / 38500 kg
Loaded:
112436 lb / 51000 kg
Loaded - Front Axle:
81741 lb / 37077 kg
Empty - Front Axle:
37346 lb / 16940 kg
Loaded - Tramming:
115743 lb / 52500 kg
Empty - Rear Axle:
47532 lb / 21560 kg
Loaded - Rear Axle:
30695 lb / 13923 kg

Transmission

Forward - 1:
2.9 mile/h / 4.7 km/h
Forward - 2:
5.2 mile/h / 8.3 km/h
Forward - 3:
8.9 mile/h / 14.3 km/h
Forward - 4:
15 mile/h / 24.1 km/h
Reverse - 1:
3.4 mile/h / 5.4 km/h
Reverse - 2:
5.8 mile/h / 9.4 km/h
Reverse - 3:
10.2 mile/h / 16.4 km/h
Reverse - 4:
15.7 mile/h / 25.3 km/h

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Total Cycle Time:
12.1 s / 12.1 s
Dump:
2.9 s / 2.9 s
Lower, Empty, Float Down:
2.4 s / 2.4 s
Raise:
6.8 s / 6.8 s

Bucket Capacities

Ejector Bucket:
7.5 yd³ / 5.7 m³
Dump Bucket - 1:
6 yd³ / 4.6 m³
Dump Bucket - 2:
6.5 yd³ / 5 m³
Dump Bucket - 4:
8.6 yd³ / 6.6 m³
Dump Bucket - 3 - Standard Bucket:
7.5 yd³ / 5.7 m³
Bucket Capacity:
4.6-8.8 m³ (6.0-11.5 yd³)
Dump Bucket - 5:
9.5 yd³ / 7.3 m³
Dump Bucket - 6:
11.5 yd³ / 8.8 m³

Turning Dimensions

Axle Oscillation:
Inner Clearance Radius**:
127.1 in / 3229 mm
Outside Clearance Radius**:
270.8 in / 6878 mm
Articulation Angle:
44°

Tires

Tire Size:
26.5 × 25

Service Refill Capacities

Transmission:
12.4 gal (US) / 47 l
Front Differential and Final Drives:
23.8 gal (US) / 90 l
Engine Crankcase - With Filter:
8.98 gal (US) / 34 l
Rear Differential and Final Drives:
23.8 gal (US) / 90 l
Fuel Tank:
150.3 gal (US) / 569 l
Cooling System:
16.6 gal (US) / 63 l
Secondary Fuel Tank - If Equipped:
117.8 gal (US) / 446 l
Hydraulic Tank:
33 gal (US) / 125 l

Standards

Standards:
ROPS/FOPS Certified Cab

Turning Dimensions

Note:
**Clearance Dimensions are for reference only.