Jun 03, 2019

New Cat underground loader a breath of fresh air

New Cat underground loader a breath of fresh air

Meet the new Cat R2900 underground loader.

Powered by the fuel efficient Cat C15 engine, it offers configurations to meet the strictest diesel engine emissions standards.

The manufacturer says the R2900 continues to deliver the high performance and 17.2-tonne payload of its proven predecessor.

The 6-cylinder engine is turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled, and it produces 305 kW (409 hp) in standard configuration and 293 kW (393 hp) in EU Stage V compliant form.

Its uses the Cat Clean Emissions Module to limit particulate matter and NOx to near zero.

A range of bucket sizes and configurations are available for the R2900 to match material characteristics and optimize productivity.

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