797F Mining Truck

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  • Wide walkways, ladders, catwalks and service platforms; slip-resistant surfaces and guard rails; wide secondary egress ladder and a rear service access ladder; and optional powered access ladder.
  • Integral ROPS structure resiliently mounted to the main frame to reduce vibration and sound.
  • Lockout/tagout box mounted on the front bumper that includes engine shutdown switch, battery lockout, starter lockout and transmission lockout.
  • Standard Cat MineStar™ Detect Object Detection system, which combines radar and camera systems to warn operators about hazards within the immediate vicinity.
  • Optional Driver Safety System alerts the operator if fatigue or distraction are detected.


  • Cost per ton advantage over competitive models in higher altitudes, ranging from 6% to as high as 14%, plus HP Body option reduces weight an additional 2.0-5.0 tonnes (2.2-5.5 tons).
  • Optimal speed on steep grades, poor underfoot conditions and haul roads with high rolling resistance for faster cycle times when compared to competitive trucks; travels loaded at a top speed of 60 km/h (42 mph).
  • Unequaled lugging force during acceleration thanks to 23% net torque rise.
  • Constant power over a wide range of operating speeds thanks to Cat seven-speed planetary power shift transmission.
  • Low-speed movement control and unsurpassed stall torque delivered by lock-up torque converter.


  • Multiple power settings that allow you to operate at full power or in economy mode, so you can decide how much power you need.
  • Modes that fine-tune hydraulic and engine output to match the job at hand; Eco-mode shown to deliver fuel savings of up to 3.5% per cycle.
  • Optimized fuel calibrations available for Tier 4, high altitude and lesser regulated applications.
  • Engine ECM that does not inject fuel into the cylinders during retarding applications, for exceptional fuel economy — zero fuel burn during retarding.
  • Increased fuel efficiency with Tier 4 configuration.


  • Proven high production in the most challenging conditions—from extreme cold and soft underfoot conditions to high-altitude, deep copper applications.
  • 20-cylinder, quad-turbocharged Cat C175 engine produces 2983 kW (4,000 hp) of power for fast acceleration; 2647-kW (3,550-hp) setting for applications that don’t require the highest power, such as the flat hauls found in many coal and iron ore applications.
  • Excels at high altitudes, with 4×4 engine configuration that offers payload and greater speeds with no impact on fuel burn.


  • Two options to equip 797F with the desired features for your operation.
  • Ergonomic layout, excellent all-around visibility, and controls, levers and switches that are positioned for ease of use.
  • Includes dozens of features designed to enhance comfort, such as reduced vibration and sound suppression.
  • Next generation seat includes a height adjuster; adjustable shoulder stock to keep seatbelt from rubbing on the operator’s neck; and seat back, side and lumbar bolsters to increase stability.
  • Four-corner oil-cooled brakes and Automatic Retarding Control to improve handling and machine control so operators can work quickly and confidently.


  • Time-saving features such as long service intervals; grouped ground-level maintenance and checkpoints; oil level sight gauges and front wheel sight glass; and service platforms on the engine and transmission.
  • Increased life for the majority of filters —in many cases doubling lives to 2,000 hours and extending replacement intervals to four months.
  • Optional 100% airless electric start option that eliminates air system maintenance from the machine and improves uptime.
  • Electronic Clutch Pressure Controls (ECPC) diagnostics
  • Optional fast-fill service center and brake wear indicators.


  • Only truck in its size class to achieve high-hour milestones of 130,000 or more hours.
  • Greater than 5% tire life improvement, significant engine life increase, plus major drive train component life improvement.
  • Over 80% of frame is cast, not fabricated steel plate.
  • Box-section design, which incorporates two forgings and 14 castings in high-stress areas with deep penetrating and continuous wrap-around welds to resist damage from twisting loads without adding extra weight.
  • Frame, powertrain, engine and components that are built to be rebuilt — delivering multiple lives of like-new performance at a fraction-of-new price.


  • Bodies designed to be an integral part of the entire vehicle system, ensuring maximum chassis life.
  • High Performance (HP) body features lightweight, simplified and durable design that provides complete front machine coverage and extended overhead protection.
  • Oil sands body specifically designed for use in challenging Canadian Oil Sands applications.
  • HP-XL body, a version of the standard HP body with an extended length floor, designed to neutralize extreme forward bias loading applications.


  • Designed to use less fuel, which reduces engine emissions, and there is zero fuel burn during retarding; optional Tier 4 Final engine reduces NOx and particulate matter.
  • Less waste thanks to features like rear axle filtration, extended life filters and longer maintenance intervals.
  • Cat Common Rail Fuel System, which provides optimal fuel delivery, reducing both fuel consumption and emissions output.
  • Engine compatible with diesel fuel blended with lower-carbon intensity fuels such as biofuels and renewable fuels.
  • Cat Rebuild and Cat Reman programs, which preserve raw materials, conserve energy and reduce emissions.


  • Factory-ready for fully integrated Cat MineStar™ Command for hauling, an autonomous hauling solution proven to increase productivity up to 30%.
  • Optional MineStar Fleet, a fleet monitoring system, to measure, manage and maximize the overall hauling operation.
  • Standard MineStar Detect proximity detection system, which uses cameras to give operators a better view of what’s happening around their equipment.
  • Optional in-cab Cat Driver Safety System (DSS) intervenes when operator fatigue or distraction are detected.

Standard Equipment

    • Alarm, back-up
    • Brushless, alternator, 150 ampere
    • Batteries, 12V (2) 93 amp-hour
    • Converter, 12V electrical
    • Electrical system, 24V, 10, 20 and 25 amp
    • Battery charge receptacle
    • Lighting system:
      – Back-up and hazard lights
      – Directional signals (front, rear LED)
      – Front stair access/Service deck
      – Stop/tail lights (LED)
      – Engine compartment
      – VIMS, blue light (LED)
      – Headlights with lo-hi beam selector
    • Standard cab:
      – Standard optimized operator seats
      – Suspension trainer seat
      – Flip down front visor
      – Standard side of cab access
    • Deluxe cab:
      – Heated and ventilated seats
      – Suspension trainer seat
      – Retractable front visor
      – Rear of cab access and standard side of cab access
      – Power windows
    • Deluxe cold weather cab:
      – Heated and ventilated seats
      – Suspension trainer seat
      – Retractable front visor
      – Rear of cab access and standard side of cab access
      – Power windows
      – Heated mirrors
    • All cab options include the following features:
      • Air conditioner with automatic climate control
      • 12V DC power supply (3)
      • Coat hook
      • Diagnostic connection port
      • Dome courtesy light
      • Entertainment radio ready 5 amp converter, speakers and wiring harness
      • Gauges/Indicators:
        – Gauge panel: Transmission fluid temperature; Brake oil temperature; Engine coolant temperature; Fuel level; Torque converter oil temperature
        – Electric engine control fault indicator
        – Electric hour meter
        – Speedometer
        – Tachometer
        – Transmission gear indicator
        – VIMS message center with advisor
      • Heater/defroster (11 070 kCal/43,930 Btu)
      • Horn
      • Cat Detect System
      • Storage compartments
      • Hoist, body control (electric)
      • ROPS cab, insulated/sound suppressed
      • Seat, operator, air suspension
      • Seatbelt, operator, three-points, retractable
      • Seat, trainer, air suspension
      • Seatbelt, trainer, two-points, retractable
      • Stairway and walkway access, 600 mm (23.6 in)
      • Steering wheel, multi tilt, padded, telescopic
      • Tinted glass
      • Window, operator, electric powered
      • Windshield wiper, intermittent control and washer
      • Cup holder
      • Mirrors, right and left
    • C175-20 emits equivalent to Tier 2 emission standards:
      – Turbocharging (4)/Air-to-Air Aftercooler (ATAAC)
      – Air cleaner with precleaner (4)
      – Ground level engine shutdown
      – Ether starting aid (automatic)
      – Elevated low idle control
      – Crankcase protection
      – Multi-point oil pressure sensing
      – Automatic starter protection
    • Braking system:
      – Park brake integrated with gear selector
      – Brake release motor (towing)
      – Oil-cooled, multi-disc (front and rear) – service, retarding, parking, secondary
      – Automatic Retarder Control, adjustable
      – Engine overspeed protection
      – Extended life brake disc material
    • Transmission:
      – 7-speed, automatic powershift with electronic controls (ECPC)
      – Body-up shift inhibitor
      – Controlled throttle shifting
      – Directional shift management
      – Neutral coast inhibitor
      – Neutral start switch
      – Downshift/Reverse shift inhibitor
      – Individual clutch modulation
      – Body-up reverse neutralizer
      – Programmable top speed
      – Lock-up torque converter
    • Pre-lubrication/engine
    • Rear axle continuous lubrication/filtration
    • Traction Control System
    • Auto lubrication system
    • Aux “buddy” dumping quick connect
    • Aux steering quick connect (towing)
    • Driveline guard
    • Fast fill fuel system
    • Fuel filter with water separator
    • Ground level VIMS data port
    • Ground level battery lockout
    • Ground level transmission lockout
    • Ground level engine start lockout
    • Ground level engine shut-down
    • High-speed crankcase oil change
    • Reservoirs (3 separate):
      – Brake/Hoist, Steering/Fan, Transmission/Converter
    • Rock ejectors
    • Supplemental steering (automatic)
    • Tie-down eyes
    • Center hitch and tow points (front), tow pin (rear)
    • Vandalism protection locks
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS):
      – Includes VIMS Payload Monitor with max payload and speed manager
    • Hydraulic filters, 1,000 hour
    • S•O•S℠ sample ports
    • Service points, ground level
    • Sight level gauges for hydraulic/engine oil
    • Extended Life Coolant to –35° C (–30° F)

Optional Equipment

    • Cat Detect System
    • Cabin air precleaner
    • Throttle lock
    • Engine delay shutdown timer
    • Antifreeze/coolant protects to –50° C (–58° F)
    • Fuel tank (7570 L/2,000 gal)
    • SL-V grease injectors
    • Body heat
    • Rear axle lubrication cooler
    • External digital payload display
    • Oil renewal system
    • Oil renewal system with 3 day tank
    • Engine coolant and oil heater for cold weather starts
    • Road Analysis Control (RAC)
    • Portable fire extinguisher
    • Torque converter guard
    • Brake wear indicator gauge
    • Rims (wedge)
    • Rim guard

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