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6015 Hydraulic Shovel

6015 Hydraulic Shovel

The Cat® 6015 Hydraulic Shovel lets you move more material at a lower cost, so you can achieve production targets, deliver on your commitments, meet deadlines and maximize your profitability. With class-leading tool carrying capacity, increased durability and the most powerful engine in its class, the Cat 6015 generates higher productivity and fuel efficiency than other shovels. And it’s offered with more and better options that let you match your machine to your operation — from access and cold weather packages to multiple stick and track pad options. In addition, a large range of buckets is available, giving you optimum payload and machine efficiency for your operation. And the 6015’s high tool carrying capacity gives you the ability to employ large buckets and move more in fewer cycles.

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Engine Output - SAE J1995824HP

Bucket Payload16.1ton (US)

Operating Weight154.3ton (US)

NoteSpecifications shown above apply to highly regulated, backhoe configuration. Lesser regulated and frontless configurations are also available.

Engine ModelCat® C27

Gross Power - SAE J1995824HP

Net Power - SAE J1349746HP

Number of Cylinders12




Engine ModelCat® C27

Gross Power - SAE J1995839HP

Net Power - SAE J1349746HP

Number of Cylinders12




AspirationTurbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled

Operating Weight154ton (US)

Ground Pressure23.6psi

NoteOperating weight includes: 700 mm (28 in) track shoes, 7.6 m (24 ft 11 in) boom, 3.4 m (11 ft 2 in) stick, standard rock bucket, 100% fuel and lubricants

Operating Weight308000lb



Extra Wide39in

Number of Shoes - Each Side46

Number of Track Rollers - Each Side9

Number of Carrier Rollers - Each Side3

Track PadsDouble grouser

Travel Speed - Two Stages - 1st Stage - Maximum1.4mile/h

Travel Speed - Two Stages - 2nd Stage - Maximum2.1mile/h

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Forward192886lbf

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Reverse220987lbf

Gradeability - Travel DrivesApproximately 42%

Hydraulic Track TensioningWith accumulator

Maximum Drawbar Pull179847lbf

Fuel Tank449gal (US)

Cooling System44gal (US)

Engine Oil23gal (US)

Swing Drive2.4gal (US)

Hydraulic System - Including Tank463gal (US)

Hydraulic Tank253gal (US)

Grease Tank18gal (US)

System Voltage24 V

Batteries4 × 200 Ah (12 V each)

Alternator Rating150 A (24 V) in total

Components (1)Emergency stop in cabin, engine module, pump room and on service station accessible from ground level

Components (2)Four maintenance free batteries

Components (3)Lockable battery isolation switch

Components (5)14 LED high-brightness working lights

Components (4)5 LED service lights

Components (6)2 electric horns

Components (7)Two (2) lights for rear end

Components (9)One (1) beacon light on cabin roof

Components (8)One (1) light for machine deck/service

Main Pumps3 × variable swash plate pumps

Main Pumps - Maximum Total Oil Flow407gal/min

Main Pumps - Maximum Pressure - Attachment4641psi

Pilot Pump1 × gear pump

Pilot Pump - Maximum Flow, Pilot40.4gal/min

Pilot Pump - Maximum Pressure, Pilot1378psi

Main Pumps - Maximum Pressure - Travel4641psi

Swing Pump1 × variable swash plate pump

Engine Fan Pump - Maximum Flow, Engine Fan53.1gal/min

Engine Fan Pump - Maximum Pressure, Engine Fan3191psi

Engine Fan Pump1 × variable swash plate pump

Hydraulic Fan Pump - Maximum Flow, Hydraulic Fan22.7gal/min

Swing Pump - Maximum Flow - Swing127gal/min

Hydraulic Fan Pump1 × variable swash plate pump

Hydraulic Fan Pump - Maximum Pressure, Hydraulic Fan1958psi

Swing Pump - Maximum Pressure - Swing5294psi

Hydraulic Oil Cooling - Maximum Flow284gal/min

Hydraulic Oil Cooling - Diameter of Fan40in

Filters (1)Full-flow high-pressure filters (200 μm) for main pumps

Filters (2)Full-flow filters (20 μm) for complete return circuit

Filters (3)Pressure filters (16 μm) for servo circuit

Filters (4)Full-flow filters (6 μm) for engine cooling return circuit

Filters (5)Swing charge filter (15 μm)

Filters (6)Pump case return screens (125 μm)

Swing DriveTwo (2) compact planetary transmissions with axial piston motors

Parking BrakeWet multiple disc brake, spring-loaded/hydraulically released

Maximum Swing Speed4.9r/min

Swing RingCross roller bearing with sealed internal gearing

Features (1)Closed-loop swing circuit with speed control

Features (2)Hydraulic braking of swing motion when control is returned to neutral position or by counteracting control for stronger braking

Features (3)All raceways and the internal gearing of swing ring supplied by automatic central lubrication system

EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V; China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2; Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 1

FeatureAccessible from ground level

Equipped With (1)Emergency stop

Equipped With (2)Quick couplings for: Diesel fuel and Grease

Travel Speed - Two Stages - 1st Stage - Maximum1.6mile/h

Travel Speed - Two Stages - 2nd Stage - Maximum2.3mile/h

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Forward192886lbf

Maximum Tractive Force197157lbf

Maximum Drawbar Pull - Reverse220987lbf

Gradeability - Travel Drives38°/78% (SAE J1309)

Hydraulic Track TensioningWith accumulator

Number of Shoes - Each Side46

Number of Track Rollers - Each Side9

Number of Carrier Rollers - Each Side3

Components (1)Forged double-grouser track pads

Components (2)Chain links connected by hardened pins and bushings

Components (3)Postive Pin Retention (PPR2) sealed and greased track design

Components (4)All running surfaces of sprockets, idlers, rollers and track chain links hardened

Components (5)Fully hydraulic self-adjusting track tensioning system with accumulator

Components (6)Automatic hydraulic retarder valve to prevent overspeed on downhill travel

Components (7)Audible travel alarm

Components (1)Pressurized operator station with positive filtration

Components (2)Heated cab mirror

Components (3)Sliding upper door window (left-hand cab door)

Components (4)Glass-breaking safety hammer

Components (5)Removable lower windshield with in cab storage bracket

Components (6)Joystick Controls Alternate Patterns including ISO/JIS, BHL, MHI, KOBE, or SCM

Components (7)Beverage holder

Components (8)Literature holder

Components (9)AM/FM radio

Components (10)Radio with MP3 auxiliary audio port

Components (11)Two stereo speakers

Components (12)Storage shelf suitable for lunch or toolbox

Components (13)Color LCD display with warning, filter/fluid change, and working hour information

Components (14)Adjustable armrest

Components (15)Height-adjustable joystick consoles

Components (16)Neutral lever (lock out) for all controls

Components (17)Travel control pedals with removable hand levers

Components (18)Two power outlets, 10 amp (total)

Components (19)Laminated glass front upper window and tempered other windows

Capacity - Grease Barrel18gal (US)

Type (1)Central bank lubrication system

Type (2)Grease is automatically applied to all attachment pivot points (except bucket linkage) and slew bearing

Type (3)Standard grease reel on machine for bucket linkage

Type (4)Grease refill service point accessible from ground

Type (1)Boom and stick torsion-resistant with welded box design

Type (2)High-tensile steel with solid steel castings at pivot areas

Type (3)Boom and stick stress-relieved after welding

Type (4)Float valve for boom down function

Buckets Equipped With– Special liner material covering main wear areas inside and outside – Lip shrouds – Wing shrouds – Heel shrouds

Maximum Digging Depth26.3ft

Maximum Digging Reach45.6ft

Maximum Digging Height41.9ft

Maximum Dump Height27.9ft

Bucket Digging Force - ISO120947lbf

Bucket Digging Force - SAE112600lbf

Stick Digging Force - ISO104761lbf

Stick Digging Force - SAE98800lbf

Capacity 1:110.6yd³

Total Width8.8ft

Number of Teeth5

Tooth SystemCat C70 or M75

Weight - Including Standard Wear Package18521lb

Maximum Material Density - Loose3030lb/yd³


Track guards – full length

Track guards – center

Track width: – Standard – 700 mm (28 in) – Wide – 900 mm (36 in) – Extra Wide – 1000 mm (39 in)


Starting aid – cold weather

120 V or 240 V cold weather package

Fuel heater

Heated cab mirror

Lubricant options include: low temperature, high temperature, and Cat Bio HYDO Advanced


Copper Mesabi or aluminum bar plate engine cooling packages

LED working lights

Powered 45° access stairway

Camera Monitoring System (2 cameras and additional color display)


Operator Protective Guard (Front Guard)

Product Link Elite radio options (Cellular, Satellite, No Radio)


3.4 m (11 ft 2 in) or 4.1 (13 ft 5 in) stick


Additional buckets available, based on application, through your local Cat dealer



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