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.
Cat F Series wheeled excavators include models M314F, M316F, M318F, M320F, and M322F.
The Cat 992K wheel loader matches up with the Cat 775 and Cat 777 haul trucks with a bucket capacity ranging from 14 to 16 cubic yards.
Originally introduced in 1991, Caterpillar's model 793 mining truck, one of the company's...