Caterpillar has upgraded its largest mining truck to a new generation. The F-Series 793F and 797F trucks are powered by Cat’s new Tier 2-compliant C175 ACERT engine.
Caterpillar has upgraded its largest mining truck to a new generation. The 400-ton 797F F-Series truck is powered by Cat’s new Tier 2-compliant C175-20 ACERT engine rated at 4,000 horsepower. For safety, Cat has increased the width of the walkways and stairway, reducing chances for tripping. Some elements of the cab also have been redesigned; for instance, Cat shifted the instrument panel to the center for better visibility, and angles the center console to face the operator to help reduce fatigue.
Pro Series hydraulic thumbs for Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge.
Demolition and sorting grapple lineup includes five models designed to fit a broad range of Cat hydraulic excavators, both crawler- and wheel-type, with operating weights from 22,000 to 99,200 pounds.