R1700G Underground Loader

CAT Loader R1700G Underground Mining Equipment


R1700G Underground Loader

The R1700G underground loader is designed for high production, low cost-per-ton loading and tramming in underground mining applications. Compact design with agile performance, rugged construction and simplified maintenance ensures excellent productivity, long life and low operating costs for this mining LHD. Engineered for performance, designed for comfort, this Load-Haul-Dump vehicle is built to last.

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  • The Cat® C11 engine with ACERT™ Technology delivers the power and reliability necessary to perform in the most demanding underground mining applications. Designed for efficient operation, excellent fuel efficiency, lower emissions, reduced engine noise and lower operating costs.
  • The Cat four-speed planetary power shift transmission features heavy duty components to handle the toughest jobs. Electronic controls allow smooth shifting for greater productivity, durability and longer component life.
  • Powerful Cat hydraulics deliver excellent digging and lifting forces to move materials quickly. High volume pumps and large cylinders provide quick, powerful response and fast cycle times. Pilot operated joysticks provide low effort operation and smooth control.
  • The R1700G is designed for quick and easy servicing. Simplified service and maintenance features reduce downtime, allowing the machine to spend less time being serviced and more time being productive.


Engine Model
Cat® C11 ACERT™
Gross Power – SAE J1995
241/263 kW 323/353 hp
Nominal Payload Capacity
12 500 kg / 27,558 lb
Gross Machine Operating
52 500 kg / 115,745 lb
Weight Bucket Capacities-std
5.7 m3 / 7.5 yd3