MD6540C

Overview

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Hole Diameter229-406 mm (9-16 in)
EngineCat® 3512C HD
Maximum Ambient Rating - Standard52 °C125 °F
Minimum Ambient Rating - Standard-1 °C30 °F
High Speed/Low Torque Rotary Head, Dual Motors (1)0-17 219 N·m (0-12,700 lbf)
Rotation Speed (1)0-150 rpm
Components (1)24V to 12V converter
Components (2)All electric controls for drilling, tramming, leveling plus auxiliary functions
Components (3)HMI touch screen control
Components (4)Trainer's seat
Components (5)Electric horn
Components (6)Full front drill window
Components (7)Heavy duty door latches
Components (8)Roof mounted air conditioning/heating/pressurizing unit; hydraulic driven
Brake ReleaseAutomatic
BrakesSpring set, hydraulic release
Gradeability51%
Maximum Drive Horse Power per Track300.5 kW403 HP
Number of Rollers - Each Side11
Rock Guards/Chain GuardsStandard full-length guards
Tram Speed - Maximum1.93 km/h1.2 mile/h
TypeCat 374F undercarriage with full length rock guards and tram distance meter, 900 mm (35 in) triple grousers and auto tensioning.
Table Height Off Ground1.79 m5.87 ft
ComponentsFour leveling jacks to provide stability drilling with 7° bench angle
Lift Capacity - Each68344 kgf150670 lbf
Discharge Air Flow - Sea Level101.9 m³/min3600 ft³/min
Maximum Operating Pressure6.9 bar100 psi
TypeButterfly inlet, spiral valve control
Bit LoadUp to 53 845 kg (Up to 118,719 lb)
Rotary Tooling (1)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (2)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (3)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (4)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (5)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (6)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (1)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (2)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (3)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (4)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (5)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (6)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (7)Rotary package for 339 mm (13 3⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Components (1)Thermal protection of exhaust system and turbo lines
Components (10)Stainless battery box, sliding drawer type
Components (11)Heavy duty tow hooks (front end)
Components (12)Lift lugs
Components (13)Pipe loading guide roller
Components (14)Stationary rear deck
Components (15)Left rear swing gated handrail to allow for loading/unloading drill deck
Components (16)Rear deck bit storage box
Components (17)Walkways around the drill, 360 degrees
Components (18)Swing up cable steps, egress at each corner of drill
Components (19)Spring loaded self-closing gates
Components (2)Engine frame with hood
Components (20)Vertical mast rest at front of drill
Components (21)Fixed dust curtains – four side
Components (22)Mounting frame for pressure washer with port in fuel tank and water tank for DPO of washer
Components (23)Four (4) Cat maintenance free batteries
Components (24)Hydraulic viewing hatch with hatch viewing spot light
Components (3)Guard between engine and hydraulic drive
Components (4)Fuel tanks separated with check valves
Components (5)Hydraulic tank with isolation valves and interlocks
Components (6)Slip resistant decks and walkways
Components (7)3289 L (869 gal) fuel, [2 tanks mounted under power train]
Components (8)Bolt-on hand rails with kick plates
Components (9)Cat maintenance free batteries
StandardIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus fixed ladder to main deck cab area, on right side of frame
UltraIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus cascading, self-leveling stairs to main deck cab area, on right side of frame with switched walkway lighting at ground and deck levels: – Includes two (2) lights – Includes ECM control tram interlock if ladder is down
Angle Drilling30° (in 5°increments)
Bit Load53845 kg118719 lb
Compressor101.9 m3/min @ 6.9 bar, 1,800 rpm (3,600 ft3/min @ 100 psi, 1,800 rpm)
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent
Engine ModelCat® 3512C HD, 1,800 rpm
Hole Depth Range - 16 m/52.5 ft Mast: Multi PassUp to 84.73 m (Up to 278 ft)
Hole Depth Range - 16 m/52.5 ft Mast: Single Pass16.15 m53 ft
Hole Depth Range - 20 m/65.6 ft Mast: Multi PassUp to 56.4 m (Up to 185 ft)
Hole Depth Range - 20 m/65.6 ft Mast: Single Pass19.86 m65 ft
Hole Diameter Range229-406 mm (9-16 in)
Rated Horse Power957 kW1283 HP
Cold Climate Level 2Ambient temperature range: -18° C (-1° F) to 52° C (125° F): – Wind up to 96 km/h (60 mph) – Cab heating to 27° C (81° F) – Safety laminated tinted glass – Cab glass defroster – Ether starting aid – Cab floor heater
Standard Climate RangeAmbient temperature range: -1° C (30° F) to 52° C (125° F): – Cab cooling to 19° C (66° F) – Window shades – Safety laminated tinted glass
Components (1)Engine shut down sequence
Components (10)Rotary head RPM gauge – digital
Components (11)Tram interlock, machine outside stability limits
Components (12)Tram interlock, pipe in hole
Components (13)Tram interlock, mast up and locked or down and parked
Components (14)Jack/tram interlock
Components (15)Cab environment control (AC, filter, heat, fan speeds)
Components (16)Pipe positioner sensor
Components (17)Drill depth meter
Components (18)Drill function interlock, carousel in load position
Components (19)Drill function interlock, carousel not parked
Components (2)Drill performance and monitoring/diagnostics system
Components (20)Drill function interlock, mast up and locked
Components (21)Drill function interlock, rod catcher not closed
Components (22)Rotary torque control
Components (23)Head clear interlock, rotary drive clear of carousel
Components (24)Winch not parked – tram interlock
Components (25)Jack pressure sensors
Components (26)Virtual rotary head travel stops
Components (3)Electro-pneumatic compressor control system
Components (4)Filter indicators (air, hydraulic, and compressor), component status indicators, oil, fuel and water level indicators
Components (5)High/low tram speed select (high only when mast is down) interlock
Components (6)Mast lock indicator
Components (7)Electronic controls provide fast and reliable control of all drill functions
Components (8)ECM proportional fan speed control system
Components (9)Pump drive gearbox temperature sensor
ManualsAll manuals stored in control system, service, operators and schematics
Components (1)Low coolant level switch
Components (2)Two coolers (split coolers) Maximum ambient cooling capacity of 52° C (125° F)
Components (3)Variable speed cooler fans, ECM controlled
Attachment (1)Customer labeling
Attachment (2)Lanyard attachment – cable with travelling hook on mast and harness for personnel
Attachment (3)Fire suppression system
Attachment (4)Kitchenette
Attachment (5)Power connections and brackets for third party module system
Attachment (6)Sound suppression system
Attachment (7)CB radio with antenna
Components (1)Pipe loading guide roller
Components (2)Stationary rear deck
Components (3)Left rear swing gated handrail (dual gate design)
Components (4)Rear deck bit storage box with hinged aluminum cover
Components (5)Hydraulic viewing hatch with hatch viewing spot light
Components (1)Hydraulic curtain lifters front and back
Components (2)Water injection, 2921 L (1771 + 1150 L) [772 gal (468 + 304 gal)] below deck tanks
Components (3)Optional ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Components (4)2.271 L (600 gal) water tank mounted on deck
Fuel Tank - Two Tanks are Standard3289 l869 gal (US)
ModelC3512 HD*
Note* The C3512 HD engine meets Tier 2/Stage II equivalent emission standards
Rated Horse Power957 kW1283 HP
Components (1)Auxiliary circuit pump
Components (2)Fan pump
Components (3)Two primary pumps
Jacks, Mast Pivot and DeckWelded integrally to mainframe
Machine DeckAccess both sides
StandardIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus fixed ladder to main deck cab area, on right side of frame
UltraIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus cascading, self-leveling stairs to main deck cab area, on right side of frame with switched walkway lighting at ground and deck levels: – Includes two (2) lights – Includes ECM control tram interlock if ladder is down
Components (1)Up to 406 mm (16 in) hole diameter
Components (10)Sheave/feed rope guards
Components (11)Remote drill pipe thread lube system, operated from the cab
Components (12)Cable pipe catcher
Components (13)Winch 5443 kg (12,000 lb) lift capacity
Components (14)Pipe positioner
Components (15)Roller deck bushing
Components (16)Mast access ladder and floor grating
Components (2)Up to 489 kN (110,000 lbf) rated capacity single cylinder pulldown/hoist system
Components (3)Rotary head gear box, motors choice in attachment packages
Components (4)Dust hood with hinged quick change dust seal
Components (5)30 degree angle drilling in 5° increments and mast locks with indicator in cab [25 degree limit for 406 mm (16 in) holes]
Components (6)Auto cable tensioning system (attached on pull down side)
Components (7)Sliding deck wrench, hydraulic fork
Components (8)HOBO (Hydraulic Operated Break-Out Wrench)
Components (9)Mast lanyard mounting plates
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (1)16 m/52.5 ft mast, 5 × 13.7 m (45 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) – Total hole depth 84.73 m (278 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (2)16 m/52.5 ft mast, 5 × 13.7 m (45 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 84.73 m (278 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (3)16 m/52.5 ft mast, 4 × 13.7 m (45 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 71.02 m (233 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (4)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 5 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) – Total hole depth 65.5 m (215 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (5)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 5 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 65.5 m (215 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (6)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 4 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 56.4 m (185 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (7)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 2 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 339 mm (13 3⁄8 in) – Total hole depth 38.1 m (125.2 ft)
Components (1)Tool oiler
Components (2)Drill pipe
Components (3)Blowdown hose with nozzle and reel
Components (4)Remote winch control
Components (5)Tram remote control (pendant/cable) for operation of tram controls from ground
Components (6)Foot brush
Components (7)Tow bar assembly
Components (8)Interface for third party mining systems
Components (9)Remote jump start terminals
Components (10)Roof window with protective cage
Components (11)Rubber shock mounted and insulated two-man extra-large FOPS cab
Components (12)Slope indicators
Components (13)Split operator's console with stainless steel panels and back-lit gauges
Components (14)Twelve (12) windows
Components (15)Two (2) swing out hinged doors with heavy duty door latching system
Components (16)Windshield wipers and washer tank kit
Components (17)Overhead interior dome lights
Components (18)Dash light on each panel
Components (19)Cat operator's seat with inertia reel seat belts, mechanical suspension or option with seat belt, heat, ventilation and air suspension
Components (9)Cab ladder, roof platform and railing
Choices (1)No dust suppression
Choices (2)Fixed curtains (left and right sides): – Auto raise hydraulic lifted curtains for rear and front – Includes ECM control tram interlock if dust skirts are not lifted up
Choices (3)Water injection, 2921 L (1771 + 1150 L) [772 gal (468 + 304 gal)] below deck tanks [1150 L (304 gal) not functional in Cold Weather Level 4]: – Includes ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Choices (4)Water injection, 5193 L (1,372 gal) (not available with Cold Weather) 2922 L (772 gal) below deck tanks plus 2271 L (600 gal) deck mounted tank (3 tanks): – Includes ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Choices (5)Dust collector, 101.9 m3/min (3,600 ft3/min) [tandem 50.9 m3/min (1,800 ft3/min)] with precleaner: – Water injection, 2921 L (772 gal) [1771 + 1150 L (468 + 304 gal)] below deck tanks – Includes ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Choices (6)Water injection fast fill
Components (1)Sliding deck wrench
Components (2)Fixed cable pipe catcher or optional hydraulic safety arm/pipe catcher with drill function interlock, when pipe catcher is not closed
Components (3)Basic or optional hydraulically operated bit basket
Components (4)Lifting bail for hoisting drill pipe/bit sub
Drilling Feed Rate0-33.5 m/min (0-110 ft/min)
Head Travel (16 m/52.5 ft Mast)18.29 m720 in
Head Travel (20 m/65.6 ft Mast)21.9 m866 in
Hoist CapacityUp to 382 kN (Up to 86,000 lbf)
Pull-Down CapacityUp to 489 kN (Up to 110,000 lbf)
Retract Rate0-33.5 m/min (0-110 ft/min)
High Speed/Low Torque Rotary Head, Dual Motors (2)20 880 N·m (0-15,400 lbf)
Rotation Speed (2)0-124 rpm
Components (1)Alloy drill deck covers, for servicing when mast in mast rest, with storage provision
Components (10)A printed copy of the Operation and Maintenance Manual(s) is provided with each machine, installed at the factory, and available in the legal language(s) of the country where the machine is to be placed in service: – The language specified on the factory order shall be provided
Components (11)A separate, weather-resistant literature compartment in the operator's station is provided for the Operation and Maintenance Manual and other items related to safe operation and maintenance of the machine
Components (12)Burn protection from exhaust pipes and turbo lines
Components (2)Air hose safety sleeves (whip socks)
Components (3)Full battery disconnect or starter isolation only with lock outs
Components (4)Remote jump start terminals
Components (5)Seven (7) engine shut down buttons, by each drill egress/access point, in cab, in engine area, on drill deck
Components (6)Tram alarm, with tram engagement
Components (7)Strobe beacon on cab and left side of drill
Components (8)Hinged protective cage for full length front drill window
Components (9)LED night perimeter flood lighting – four sides LED spot lighting power group area; drill deck; mast carousel; access ladder and walkways for night drilling: – Luminesces to meet Cat light standards
Features (1)Loop filters between hydraulic pumps and motors
Features (2)Two (2) hydraulic return filters, one (1) hydraulic case drain strainer, two (2) hydraulic charge filters, compressor oil filters, automatic 45 point lubrication system, centralized
Features (3)Hydraulic pressure test points
Features (4)Fast fill refueling system
Features (5)Self contained, Jib Crane mounted on the drill deck with pedestal controls
StandardIncludes Basic Service features plus: full service center (fill and evacuation), fuel, compressor, coolant, engine oil, hydraulic, and gear box with fill only for rock bit oil and central lubrication: – Jib crane, with pedestal controls
UltraIncludes Standard Service features plus: mast access ladder, mast grating, posts only (for lanyard attachment to use with cable for traveling hook and harness): – Jib crane, with pedestal controls
BasicIncludes Base Machine Control Group features
Cat Terrain for Drilling - GuidanceRequires Cat Terrain for Drilling – Production
Cat Terrain for Drilling - ProductionIncludes Cat Terrain Mining System Interface
Cat Terrain for Drilling - StrataRequires Cat Terrain for Drilling – Production
Components (1)Terrain Light
Components (2)Interface for third party mining systems
StandardIncludes Basic Control Group plus Auto Level/Retract and Auto Mast Angle
TypeFull Autonomy
UltraIncludes Standard plus Auto Drill (Rotary, Single Pass)
FrontThree-point oscillating type
Track Adjustment MeansAutomatic track tensioning system
Track Drive DisconnectStandard (manual)
Working Weight153903 kg339297 lb
Cable Size13 mm0.5 in
Cable Weight Rating1588 kg3500 lb
Winch Lift Capacity5443 kg12000 lb

MD6540C Standard Equipment

  • BASE MACHINE
    • Cat 3512C HD, 957 kW (1,283 hp), 1,800 rpm engine meets Tier 2/Stage II equivalent emission standards
    • Thermal protection of exhaust system and turbo lines
    • Engine frame with hood
    • Guard between engine and hydraulic drive
  • COMPRESSOR
    • 101.9 m3/min @ 6.9 bar (3,600 ft3/min @ 100 psi), 1,800 rpm, butterfly inlet, spiral valve control
  • COOLING
    • Low coolant level switch
    • Two coolers (split coolers)
    • Maximum ambient cooling capacity of 52° C (125° F)
    • Variable speed cooler fans, ECM controlled
  • HYDRAULIC
    • Auxiliary circuit pump
    • Fan pump
    • Two primary pumps
  • CAB
    • Spacious cab is 4.85 m2 (52.22 ft2)
    • 24V to 12V converter
    • All electric controls for drilling, tramming, leveling plus auxiliary functions
    • HMI touch screen control
    • Trainer's seat
    • Electric horn
    • Full front drill window
    • Heavy duty door latches
    • Roof mounted air conditioning/heating/pressurizing unit; hydraulic driven
    • Cab ladder, roof platform and railing
    • Roof window with protective cage
    • Rubber shock mounted and insulated two-man extra large FOPS cab
    • Slope indicators
    • Split operator's console with stainless steel panels and back-lit gauges
    • Twelve (12) windows (see Climate Groups for glass selection)
    • Two swing out (2) hinged doors with heavy duty door latching system
    • Windshield wipers and washer tank kit
    • Overhead interior dome lights
    • Dash light on each panel
    • Lighting package includes 4,200 lumen perimeter flood lights and 1,950 lumen area spotlights
  • CONTROL
    • All manuals stored in control system, service, operators and schematics
    • Engine shut down sequence in control
    • Drill performance and monitoring/diagnostics system
    • Electro-pneumatic compressor control system
    • Filter indicators (air, hydraulic, and compressor)
    • High/low tram speed select (high only when mast is down) interlock
    • Mast lock indicator
    • Electronic controls provides fast and reliable control of all drill functions
    • ECM proportional fan speed control system
    • Pump drive gearbox temperature sensor
    • Rotary head RPM gauge – digital
    • Tram interlock, machine outside stability limits
    • Tram interlock, pipe in hole
    • Tram interlock, mast up and locked or down and parked
    • Jack/tram interlock
    • Cab environment control (AC, filter, heat, fan speeds)
    • Pipe positioner sensor
    • Drill depth meter
    • Drill function interlock, carousel in load position
    • Drill function interlock, carousel not parked
    • Drill function interlock, mast up and locked
    • Drill function interlock, rod catcher not closed
    • Rotary torque control
    • Head clear interlock, rotary drive clear of carousel
    • Winch not parked – tram interlock
    • Jack pressure sensors
    • Virtual rotary head travel stops
  • FRAME
    • Fuel tanks separated with check valves
    • Hydraulic tank with isolation valves and interlocks
    • Slip resistant decks and walk ways
    • 3289 L (869 gal) fuel, (2 tanks mounted under power train)
    • Bolt-on hand rails with kick plates
    • Four (4) Cat maintenance free batteries
    • Stainless battery box, sliding drawer type
    • Four leveling jacks to provide stability drilling with 7° bench angle
    • Heavy duty tow hooks (front end)
    • Lift lugs
    • Pipe loading guide roller
    • Stationary rear deck
    • Left rear swing gated handrail
    • Rear deck bit storage box
    • Hydraulic viewing hatch with hatch viewing spot light
    • Walkways around the drill, 360 degrees
    • Swing up cable steps, egress at each corner of drill
    • Spring loaded self closing gates
    • Vertical mast rest at front of drill
    • Mounting frame for pressure washer with port in fuel and water tanks
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Cat undercarriage with full length rock guards and tram distance meter, auto tensioning and 900 mm (35 in) triple grousers
  • MAST
    • Up to 49 895 kg (110,000 lb) rated capacity single cylinder pulldown/hoist system
    • Rotary head gear box, motors choice in attachment packages
    • Dust hood with hinged quick change dust seal
    • 30 degree angle drilling in 5° increments and mast locks and indicator in cab [25 degree limit for 406 mm (16 in) holes]
    • Auto cable tensioning system (attached on pull down side)
    • Sliding deck wrench, hydraulic fork
    • HOBO (Hydraulic Operated Break-Out wrench)
    • Mast lanyard mounting plates
    • Sheave/feed rope guards
    • Cable pipe catcher
    • Winch 5443 kg (12,000 lb) lift capacity
    • Pipe positioner
  • MISCELLANEOUS
    • Standard Caterpillar colors
  • SAFETY
    • Alloy drill deck covers, for servicing when mast in mast rest
    • Air hose safety sleeves (whip socks)
    • Battery disconnect and starter isolation only with lock outs
    • Seven (7) engine shut down buttons, by each drill egress/access point, in cab, and in engine area on drill deck
    • Tram alarm, with tram engagement
    • Strobe beacon on cab and left side of drill
    • Hinged protective cage for full length drill window
    • LED night perimeter flood lighting on four sides, LED spot lighting power group area; drill deck; mast carousel; access ladder and walkways for night drilling
    • A printed copy of the Operation & Maintenance Manual(s) shall be provided with each machine, installed at the factory, and available in the legal language(s) of the country where the machine is to be placed in service: – The language specified on the factory order shall be provided
    • A separate, weather-resistant literature compartment in the operator's station shall be provided for the Operation & Maintenance Manual and other items related to safe operation and maintenance of the machine: – The compartment shall be lockable or be inside a lockable cab – A lanyard should be used to attach the manual to the machine
    • Burn protection from exhaust pipes and turbo lines
  • SERVICE
    • Loop filters between hydraulic pumps and motors (2) Hydraulic return filters, (1) hydraulic case drain strainer, (2) hydraulic charge filters, compressor oil filters, automatic 45 point lubrication system, centralized
    • Hydraulic pressure test points
    • Fast fill refueling system
  • ROTARY ACCESSORIES
    • Rotary package for up to 339 mm (13 3∕8 in) OD pipe diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) carousel plates, HOBO inserts, 914 mm (36 in) top sub, deck wrench hoist bell, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals,chock bars pipe rack inserts, bit sub and roller deck bushing

MD6540C Optional Equipment

  • MISCELLANEOUS
    • Tow bar assembly
    • Interface for third party mining systems
    • Drill pipe thread lubrication
    • Bit lubricator
    • Remote jump start terminals
    • Factory service engineer on site (18 working days) days to direct start-up and commissioning
    • Cat 374F undercarriage with 750 mm (29.53 in) triple grousers for hard rock
    • Operator aides: – Mast crown clearance light – Two (2) closed circuit camera (front and left side) with monitor in cab – Hydraulic pipe catcher

Specifications

Hole Diameter229-406 mm (9-16 in)
EngineCat® 3512C HD
Maximum Ambient Rating - Standard52 °C125 °F
Minimum Ambient Rating - Standard-1 °C30 °F
High Speed/Low Torque Rotary Head, Dual Motors (1)0-17 219 N·m (0-12,700 lbf)
Rotation Speed (1)0-150 rpm
Components (1)24V to 12V converter
Components (2)All electric controls for drilling, tramming, leveling plus auxiliary functions
Components (3)HMI touch screen control
Components (4)Trainer's seat
Components (5)Electric horn
Components (6)Full front drill window
Components (7)Heavy duty door latches
Components (8)Roof mounted air conditioning/heating/pressurizing unit; hydraulic driven
Brake ReleaseAutomatic
BrakesSpring set, hydraulic release
Gradeability51%
Maximum Drive Horse Power per Track300.5 kW403 HP
Number of Rollers - Each Side11
Rock Guards/Chain GuardsStandard full-length guards
Tram Speed - Maximum1.93 km/h1.2 mile/h
TypeCat 374F undercarriage with full length rock guards and tram distance meter, 900 mm (35 in) triple grousers and auto tensioning.
Table Height Off Ground1.79 m5.87 ft
ComponentsFour leveling jacks to provide stability drilling with 7° bench angle
Lift Capacity - Each68344 kgf150670 lbf
Discharge Air Flow - Sea Level101.9 m³/min3600 ft³/min
Maximum Operating Pressure6.9 bar100 psi
TypeButterfly inlet, spiral valve control
Bit LoadUp to 53 845 kg (Up to 118,719 lb)
Rotary Tooling (1)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (2)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (3)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (4)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (5)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling (6)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, top sub, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (1)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (2)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter, deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (3)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 16 m/52.5 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (4)Rotary package for 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (5)Rotary package for 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (6)Rotary package for 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Rotary Tooling with Shock Sub (7)Rotary package for 339 mm (13 3⁄8 in) diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) on 20 m/65.6 ft mast, carousel plates, HOBO inserts, shock sub with adapter [total], deck wrench, hoist plug, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals, chock bars, pipe rack inserts and bit sub
Components (1)Thermal protection of exhaust system and turbo lines
Components (10)Stainless battery box, sliding drawer type
Components (11)Heavy duty tow hooks (front end)
Components (12)Lift lugs
Components (13)Pipe loading guide roller
Components (14)Stationary rear deck
Components (15)Left rear swing gated handrail to allow for loading/unloading drill deck
Components (16)Rear deck bit storage box
Components (17)Walkways around the drill, 360 degrees
Components (18)Swing up cable steps, egress at each corner of drill
Components (19)Spring loaded self-closing gates
Components (2)Engine frame with hood
Components (20)Vertical mast rest at front of drill
Components (21)Fixed dust curtains – four side
Components (22)Mounting frame for pressure washer with port in fuel tank and water tank for DPO of washer
Components (23)Four (4) Cat maintenance free batteries
Components (24)Hydraulic viewing hatch with hatch viewing spot light
Components (3)Guard between engine and hydraulic drive
Components (4)Fuel tanks separated with check valves
Components (5)Hydraulic tank with isolation valves and interlocks
Components (6)Slip resistant decks and walkways
Components (7)3289 L (869 gal) fuel, [2 tanks mounted under power train]
Components (8)Bolt-on hand rails with kick plates
Components (9)Cat maintenance free batteries
StandardIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus fixed ladder to main deck cab area, on right side of frame
UltraIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus cascading, self-leveling stairs to main deck cab area, on right side of frame with switched walkway lighting at ground and deck levels: – Includes two (2) lights – Includes ECM control tram interlock if ladder is down
Angle Drilling30° (in 5°increments)
Bit Load53845 kg118719 lb
Compressor101.9 m3/min @ 6.9 bar, 1,800 rpm (3,600 ft3/min @ 100 psi, 1,800 rpm)
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent
Engine ModelCat® 3512C HD, 1,800 rpm
Hole Depth Range - 16 m/52.5 ft Mast: Multi PassUp to 84.73 m (Up to 278 ft)
Hole Depth Range - 16 m/52.5 ft Mast: Single Pass16.15 m53 ft
Hole Depth Range - 20 m/65.6 ft Mast: Multi PassUp to 56.4 m (Up to 185 ft)
Hole Depth Range - 20 m/65.6 ft Mast: Single Pass19.86 m65 ft
Hole Diameter Range229-406 mm (9-16 in)
Rated Horse Power957 kW1283 HP
Cold Climate Level 2Ambient temperature range: -18° C (-1° F) to 52° C (125° F): – Wind up to 96 km/h (60 mph) – Cab heating to 27° C (81° F) – Safety laminated tinted glass – Cab glass defroster – Ether starting aid – Cab floor heater
Standard Climate RangeAmbient temperature range: -1° C (30° F) to 52° C (125° F): – Cab cooling to 19° C (66° F) – Window shades – Safety laminated tinted glass
Components (1)Engine shut down sequence
Components (10)Rotary head RPM gauge – digital
Components (11)Tram interlock, machine outside stability limits
Components (12)Tram interlock, pipe in hole
Components (13)Tram interlock, mast up and locked or down and parked
Components (14)Jack/tram interlock
Components (15)Cab environment control (AC, filter, heat, fan speeds)
Components (16)Pipe positioner sensor
Components (17)Drill depth meter
Components (18)Drill function interlock, carousel in load position
Components (19)Drill function interlock, carousel not parked
Components (2)Drill performance and monitoring/diagnostics system
Components (20)Drill function interlock, mast up and locked
Components (21)Drill function interlock, rod catcher not closed
Components (22)Rotary torque control
Components (23)Head clear interlock, rotary drive clear of carousel
Components (24)Winch not parked – tram interlock
Components (25)Jack pressure sensors
Components (26)Virtual rotary head travel stops
Components (3)Electro-pneumatic compressor control system
Components (4)Filter indicators (air, hydraulic, and compressor), component status indicators, oil, fuel and water level indicators
Components (5)High/low tram speed select (high only when mast is down) interlock
Components (6)Mast lock indicator
Components (7)Electronic controls provide fast and reliable control of all drill functions
Components (8)ECM proportional fan speed control system
Components (9)Pump drive gearbox temperature sensor
ManualsAll manuals stored in control system, service, operators and schematics
Components (1)Low coolant level switch
Components (2)Two coolers (split coolers) Maximum ambient cooling capacity of 52° C (125° F)
Components (3)Variable speed cooler fans, ECM controlled
Attachment (1)Customer labeling
Attachment (2)Lanyard attachment – cable with travelling hook on mast and harness for personnel
Attachment (3)Fire suppression system
Attachment (4)Kitchenette
Attachment (5)Power connections and brackets for third party module system
Attachment (6)Sound suppression system
Attachment (7)CB radio with antenna
Components (1)Pipe loading guide roller
Components (2)Stationary rear deck
Components (3)Left rear swing gated handrail (dual gate design)
Components (4)Rear deck bit storage box with hinged aluminum cover
Components (5)Hydraulic viewing hatch with hatch viewing spot light
Components (1)Hydraulic curtain lifters front and back
Components (2)Water injection, 2921 L (1771 + 1150 L) [772 gal (468 + 304 gal)] below deck tanks
Components (3)Optional ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Components (4)2.271 L (600 gal) water tank mounted on deck
Fuel Tank - Two Tanks are Standard3289 l869 gal (US)
ModelC3512 HD*
Note* The C3512 HD engine meets Tier 2/Stage II equivalent emission standards
Rated Horse Power957 kW1283 HP
Components (1)Auxiliary circuit pump
Components (2)Fan pump
Components (3)Two primary pumps
Jacks, Mast Pivot and DeckWelded integrally to mainframe
Machine DeckAccess both sides
StandardIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus fixed ladder to main deck cab area, on right side of frame
UltraIncludes Basic Mainframe and Deck features plus cascading, self-leveling stairs to main deck cab area, on right side of frame with switched walkway lighting at ground and deck levels: – Includes two (2) lights – Includes ECM control tram interlock if ladder is down
Components (1)Up to 406 mm (16 in) hole diameter
Components (10)Sheave/feed rope guards
Components (11)Remote drill pipe thread lube system, operated from the cab
Components (12)Cable pipe catcher
Components (13)Winch 5443 kg (12,000 lb) lift capacity
Components (14)Pipe positioner
Components (15)Roller deck bushing
Components (16)Mast access ladder and floor grating
Components (2)Up to 489 kN (110,000 lbf) rated capacity single cylinder pulldown/hoist system
Components (3)Rotary head gear box, motors choice in attachment packages
Components (4)Dust hood with hinged quick change dust seal
Components (5)30 degree angle drilling in 5° increments and mast locks with indicator in cab [25 degree limit for 406 mm (16 in) holes]
Components (6)Auto cable tensioning system (attached on pull down side)
Components (7)Sliding deck wrench, hydraulic fork
Components (8)HOBO (Hydraulic Operated Break-Out Wrench)
Components (9)Mast lanyard mounting plates
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (1)16 m/52.5 ft mast, 5 × 13.7 m (45 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) – Total hole depth 84.73 m (278 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (2)16 m/52.5 ft mast, 5 × 13.7 m (45 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 84.73 m (278 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (3)16 m/52.5 ft mast, 4 × 13.7 m (45 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 71.02 m (233 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (4)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 5 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 219 mm (8 5⁄8 in) – Total hole depth 65.5 m (215 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (5)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 5 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 235 mm (9 1⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 65.5 m (215 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (6)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 4 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 273 mm (10 3⁄4 in) – Total hole depth 56.4 m (185 ft)
Pipe Rack (Inside the Mast) - Carousel with Stationary Pods and Breaker Plates (7)20 m/65.6 ft mast, 2 × 9.14 m (30 ft) pipe carousel: – Pipe diameter 339 mm (13 3⁄8 in) – Total hole depth 38.1 m (125.2 ft)
Components (1)Tool oiler
Components (2)Drill pipe
Components (3)Blowdown hose with nozzle and reel
Components (4)Remote winch control
Components (5)Tram remote control (pendant/cable) for operation of tram controls from ground
Components (6)Foot brush
Components (7)Tow bar assembly
Components (8)Interface for third party mining systems
Components (9)Remote jump start terminals
Components (10)Roof window with protective cage
Components (11)Rubber shock mounted and insulated two-man extra-large FOPS cab
Components (12)Slope indicators
Components (13)Split operator's console with stainless steel panels and back-lit gauges
Components (14)Twelve (12) windows
Components (15)Two (2) swing out hinged doors with heavy duty door latching system
Components (16)Windshield wipers and washer tank kit
Components (17)Overhead interior dome lights
Components (18)Dash light on each panel
Components (19)Cat operator's seat with inertia reel seat belts, mechanical suspension or option with seat belt, heat, ventilation and air suspension
Components (9)Cab ladder, roof platform and railing
Choices (1)No dust suppression
Choices (2)Fixed curtains (left and right sides): – Auto raise hydraulic lifted curtains for rear and front – Includes ECM control tram interlock if dust skirts are not lifted up
Choices (3)Water injection, 2921 L (1771 + 1150 L) [772 gal (468 + 304 gal)] below deck tanks [1150 L (304 gal) not functional in Cold Weather Level 4]: – Includes ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Choices (4)Water injection, 5193 L (1,372 gal) (not available with Cold Weather) 2922 L (772 gal) below deck tanks plus 2271 L (600 gal) deck mounted tank (3 tanks): – Includes ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Choices (5)Dust collector, 101.9 m3/min (3,600 ft3/min) [tandem 50.9 m3/min (1,800 ft3/min)] with precleaner: – Water injection, 2921 L (772 gal) [1771 + 1150 L (468 + 304 gal)] below deck tanks – Includes ECM control of water injection pump interlock, water flow meter/current control and tank level
Choices (6)Water injection fast fill
Components (1)Sliding deck wrench
Components (2)Fixed cable pipe catcher or optional hydraulic safety arm/pipe catcher with drill function interlock, when pipe catcher is not closed
Components (3)Basic or optional hydraulically operated bit basket
Components (4)Lifting bail for hoisting drill pipe/bit sub
Drilling Feed Rate0-33.5 m/min (0-110 ft/min)
Head Travel (16 m/52.5 ft Mast)18.29 m720 in
Head Travel (20 m/65.6 ft Mast)21.9 m866 in
Hoist CapacityUp to 382 kN (Up to 86,000 lbf)
Pull-Down CapacityUp to 489 kN (Up to 110,000 lbf)
Retract Rate0-33.5 m/min (0-110 ft/min)
High Speed/Low Torque Rotary Head, Dual Motors (2)20 880 N·m (0-15,400 lbf)
Rotation Speed (2)0-124 rpm
Components (1)Alloy drill deck covers, for servicing when mast in mast rest, with storage provision
Components (10)A printed copy of the Operation and Maintenance Manual(s) is provided with each machine, installed at the factory, and available in the legal language(s) of the country where the machine is to be placed in service: – The language specified on the factory order shall be provided
Components (11)A separate, weather-resistant literature compartment in the operator's station is provided for the Operation and Maintenance Manual and other items related to safe operation and maintenance of the machine
Components (12)Burn protection from exhaust pipes and turbo lines
Components (2)Air hose safety sleeves (whip socks)
Components (3)Full battery disconnect or starter isolation only with lock outs
Components (4)Remote jump start terminals
Components (5)Seven (7) engine shut down buttons, by each drill egress/access point, in cab, in engine area, on drill deck
Components (6)Tram alarm, with tram engagement
Components (7)Strobe beacon on cab and left side of drill
Components (8)Hinged protective cage for full length front drill window
Components (9)LED night perimeter flood lighting – four sides LED spot lighting power group area; drill deck; mast carousel; access ladder and walkways for night drilling: – Luminesces to meet Cat light standards
Features (1)Loop filters between hydraulic pumps and motors
Features (2)Two (2) hydraulic return filters, one (1) hydraulic case drain strainer, two (2) hydraulic charge filters, compressor oil filters, automatic 45 point lubrication system, centralized
Features (3)Hydraulic pressure test points
Features (4)Fast fill refueling system
Features (5)Self contained, Jib Crane mounted on the drill deck with pedestal controls
StandardIncludes Basic Service features plus: full service center (fill and evacuation), fuel, compressor, coolant, engine oil, hydraulic, and gear box with fill only for rock bit oil and central lubrication: – Jib crane, with pedestal controls
UltraIncludes Standard Service features plus: mast access ladder, mast grating, posts only (for lanyard attachment to use with cable for traveling hook and harness): – Jib crane, with pedestal controls
BasicIncludes Base Machine Control Group features
Cat Terrain for Drilling - GuidanceRequires Cat Terrain for Drilling – Production
Cat Terrain for Drilling - ProductionIncludes Cat Terrain Mining System Interface
Cat Terrain for Drilling - StrataRequires Cat Terrain for Drilling – Production
Components (1)Terrain Light
Components (2)Interface for third party mining systems
StandardIncludes Basic Control Group plus Auto Level/Retract and Auto Mast Angle
TypeFull Autonomy
UltraIncludes Standard plus Auto Drill (Rotary, Single Pass)
FrontThree-point oscillating type
Track Adjustment MeansAutomatic track tensioning system
Track Drive DisconnectStandard (manual)
Working Weight153903 kg339297 lb
Cable Size13 mm0.5 in
Cable Weight Rating1588 kg3500 lb
Winch Lift Capacity5443 kg12000 lb

Equipment

MD6540C Standard Equipment

  • BASE MACHINE
    • Cat 3512C HD, 957 kW (1,283 hp), 1,800 rpm engine meets Tier 2/Stage II equivalent emission standards
    • Thermal protection of exhaust system and turbo lines
    • Engine frame with hood
    • Guard between engine and hydraulic drive
  • COMPRESSOR
    • 101.9 m3/min @ 6.9 bar (3,600 ft3/min @ 100 psi), 1,800 rpm, butterfly inlet, spiral valve control
  • COOLING
    • Low coolant level switch
    • Two coolers (split coolers)
    • Maximum ambient cooling capacity of 52° C (125° F)
    • Variable speed cooler fans, ECM controlled
  • HYDRAULIC
    • Auxiliary circuit pump
    • Fan pump
    • Two primary pumps
  • CAB
    • Spacious cab is 4.85 m2 (52.22 ft2)
    • 24V to 12V converter
    • All electric controls for drilling, tramming, leveling plus auxiliary functions
    • HMI touch screen control
    • Trainer's seat
    • Electric horn
    • Full front drill window
    • Heavy duty door latches
    • Roof mounted air conditioning/heating/pressurizing unit; hydraulic driven
    • Cab ladder, roof platform and railing
    • Roof window with protective cage
    • Rubber shock mounted and insulated two-man extra large FOPS cab
    • Slope indicators
    • Split operator's console with stainless steel panels and back-lit gauges
    • Twelve (12) windows (see Climate Groups for glass selection)
    • Two swing out (2) hinged doors with heavy duty door latching system
    • Windshield wipers and washer tank kit
    • Overhead interior dome lights
    • Dash light on each panel
    • Lighting package includes 4,200 lumen perimeter flood lights and 1,950 lumen area spotlights
  • CONTROL
    • All manuals stored in control system, service, operators and schematics
    • Engine shut down sequence in control
    • Drill performance and monitoring/diagnostics system
    • Electro-pneumatic compressor control system
    • Filter indicators (air, hydraulic, and compressor)
    • High/low tram speed select (high only when mast is down) interlock
    • Mast lock indicator
    • Electronic controls provides fast and reliable control of all drill functions
    • ECM proportional fan speed control system
    • Pump drive gearbox temperature sensor
    • Rotary head RPM gauge – digital
    • Tram interlock, machine outside stability limits
    • Tram interlock, pipe in hole
    • Tram interlock, mast up and locked or down and parked
    • Jack/tram interlock
    • Cab environment control (AC, filter, heat, fan speeds)
    • Pipe positioner sensor
    • Drill depth meter
    • Drill function interlock, carousel in load position
    • Drill function interlock, carousel not parked
    • Drill function interlock, mast up and locked
    • Drill function interlock, rod catcher not closed
    • Rotary torque control
    • Head clear interlock, rotary drive clear of carousel
    • Winch not parked – tram interlock
    • Jack pressure sensors
    • Virtual rotary head travel stops
  • FRAME
    • Fuel tanks separated with check valves
    • Hydraulic tank with isolation valves and interlocks
    • Slip resistant decks and walk ways
    • 3289 L (869 gal) fuel, (2 tanks mounted under power train)
    • Bolt-on hand rails with kick plates
    • Four (4) Cat maintenance free batteries
    • Stainless battery box, sliding drawer type
    • Four leveling jacks to provide stability drilling with 7° bench angle
    • Heavy duty tow hooks (front end)
    • Lift lugs
    • Pipe loading guide roller
    • Stationary rear deck
    • Left rear swing gated handrail
    • Rear deck bit storage box
    • Hydraulic viewing hatch with hatch viewing spot light
    • Walkways around the drill, 360 degrees
    • Swing up cable steps, egress at each corner of drill
    • Spring loaded self closing gates
    • Vertical mast rest at front of drill
    • Mounting frame for pressure washer with port in fuel and water tanks
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Cat undercarriage with full length rock guards and tram distance meter, auto tensioning and 900 mm (35 in) triple grousers
  • MAST
    • Up to 49 895 kg (110,000 lb) rated capacity single cylinder pulldown/hoist system
    • Rotary head gear box, motors choice in attachment packages
    • Dust hood with hinged quick change dust seal
    • 30 degree angle drilling in 5° increments and mast locks and indicator in cab [25 degree limit for 406 mm (16 in) holes]
    • Auto cable tensioning system (attached on pull down side)
    • Sliding deck wrench, hydraulic fork
    • HOBO (Hydraulic Operated Break-Out wrench)
    • Mast lanyard mounting plates
    • Sheave/feed rope guards
    • Cable pipe catcher
    • Winch 5443 kg (12,000 lb) lift capacity
    • Pipe positioner
  • MISCELLANEOUS
    • Standard Caterpillar colors
  • SAFETY
    • Alloy drill deck covers, for servicing when mast in mast rest
    • Air hose safety sleeves (whip socks)
    • Battery disconnect and starter isolation only with lock outs
    • Seven (7) engine shut down buttons, by each drill egress/access point, in cab, and in engine area on drill deck
    • Tram alarm, with tram engagement
    • Strobe beacon on cab and left side of drill
    • Hinged protective cage for full length drill window
    • LED night perimeter flood lighting on four sides, LED spot lighting power group area; drill deck; mast carousel; access ladder and walkways for night drilling
    • A printed copy of the Operation & Maintenance Manual(s) shall be provided with each machine, installed at the factory, and available in the legal language(s) of the country where the machine is to be placed in service: – The language specified on the factory order shall be provided
    • A separate, weather-resistant literature compartment in the operator's station shall be provided for the Operation & Maintenance Manual and other items related to safe operation and maintenance of the machine: – The compartment shall be lockable or be inside a lockable cab – A lanyard should be used to attach the manual to the machine
    • Burn protection from exhaust pipes and turbo lines
  • SERVICE
    • Loop filters between hydraulic pumps and motors (2) Hydraulic return filters, (1) hydraulic case drain strainer, (2) hydraulic charge filters, compressor oil filters, automatic 45 point lubrication system, centralized
    • Hydraulic pressure test points
    • Fast fill refueling system
  • ROTARY ACCESSORIES
    • Rotary package for up to 339 mm (13 3∕8 in) OD pipe diameter pipes (drill pipe not included) carousel plates, HOBO inserts, 914 mm (36 in) top sub, deck wrench hoist bell, horse shoe wrench, universal bit basket, deck seals,chock bars pipe rack inserts, bit sub and roller deck bushing

MD6540C Optional Equipment

  • MISCELLANEOUS
    • Tow bar assembly
    • Interface for third party mining systems
    • Drill pipe thread lubrication
    • Bit lubricator
    • Remote jump start terminals
    • Factory service engineer on site (18 working days) days to direct start-up and commissioning
    • Cat 374F undercarriage with 750 mm (29.53 in) triple grousers for hard rock
    • Operator aides: – Mast crown clearance light – Two (2) closed circuit camera (front and left side) with monitor in cab – Hydraulic pipe catcher

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