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MD6540


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  • MD6540 - Rotary Drills

MD6540

Bit Load
up to 54 000 kg (up to 119,050 lb)
Hole Diameter
229-381 mm (9.0-15 in)
Engine
Series 2000 16V – 899 kW (1,205 hp) at 1,800 rpm
Hole diameter
229-381 mm (9-15 in)

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FEATURES & BENEFITS

Select one from each group. Mandatory attachments may vary. Consult your Cat® dealer for specifics.

MAST SELECTIONS 20 METER CONFIGURATION

19.86 m (65'2") Single Pass Hole Depth using 2 × 9.14 m (30 ft) S-S drill pipes and 310 cm (122 in) long bit sub: – 65.5 m (215 ft) Total Hole Depth multi pass using carousel – Carousel for five (5) 9.14 m (30 ft) long S-S × 219 mm (85⁄8 in) OD pipes – All hole depths with drill on tracks, changing bit above the deck – Winch 1587 kg (3,500 lb) capacity19.86 m (65'2") Single Pass Hole Depth using 2 × 9.14 m (30 ft) S-S drill pipes and 310 cm (122 in) long bit sub: – 65.5 m (215 ft) Total Hole Depth multi pass using carousel – Carousel for five (5) 9.14 m (30 ft) long S-S × 235 mm (91⁄4 in) OD pipes – All hole depths with drill on tracks, changing bit above the deck – Winch 1587 kg (3,500 lb) capacity19.86 m (65'2") Single Pass Hole Depth using 2 × 9.14 m (30 ft) S-S drill pipes and 310 cm (122 in) long bit sub: – 56.4 m (185 ft) Total Hole Depth multi pass using carousel – Carousel for four (4) 9.14 m (30 ft) long S-S × 273 mm (103⁄4 in) OD pipes – All hole depths with drill on tracks, changing bit above the deck – Winch 1587 kg (3,500 lb) capacity

MAST SELECTIONS 16 METER CONFIGURATION

16.15 m (53 ft) Single Pass Hole Depth using 13.7 m (45 ft) S-S drill pipe and 396 cm (156 in) long bit sub: – 84.73 m (278 ft) Total Hole Depth multi pass using carousel – Carousel for five (5) 13.7 m (45 ft) long S-S × 219 mm (85⁄8 in) OD pipes – With drill on tracks – changing bit above the deck – Winch 3492 kg (7,700 lb) capacity16.15 m (53 ft) Single Pass Hole Depth using 13.7 m (45 ft) S-S drill pipe and 396 cm (156 in) long bit sub: – 84.73 m (278 ft) Total Hole Depth multi pass using carousel – Carousel for five (5) 13.7 m (45 ft) long S-S × 235 mm (91⁄4 in) OD pipes – With drill on tracks – changing bit above the deck – Winch 3492 kg (7,700 lb) capacity16.15 m (53 ft) Single Pass Hole Depth using 13.7 m (45 ft) S-S drill pipe and 396 cm (156 in) long bit sub: – 84.73 m (278 ft) Total Hole Depth multi pass using carousel – Carousel for four (4) 13.7 m (45 ft) long S-S × 273 mm (103⁄4 in) OD pipes – With drill on tracks – changing bit above the deck – Winch 3492 kg (7,700 lb) capacity

TOP DRIVE GROUP (must select one)

Top drive – high speed/low torque: – Two (2) motors – Rotation speed 0-150 rpm – Torque up to 17 219 N·m (12,700 lbf-ft)Top drive – low speed/high torque: – Two (2) motors – Rotation speed 0-124 rpm – Torque up to 20 880 N·m (15,400 lbf-ft)

MACHINE DECAL LANGUAGE GROUP (must select one)

Machine Decal Group – EnglishMachine Decal Group – Spanish

SPECIFICATION

Standard Equipment
Bit Load up to 54 000 kg (up to 119,050 lb)
Hole Diameter 229-381 mm (9.0-15 in)
Engine Series 2000 16V – 899 kW (1,205 hp) at 1,800 rpm
Standard Equipment
Rotation power 271.0 kW
Torque – LSHT option 0-20 880 N∙m (15,400 lbf-ft)
Torque – Standard HSLT 0-17 219 N∙m (12,700 lbf-ft)
Standard Equipment
Brake release Automatic
Brakes Spring set, hydraulic release
Front Three-point oscillating type
Gradeability mast down 66%
Maximum drive horsepower per track 268.0 kW
Number of rollers on each side 11
Rock guards Standard full-length guards
Track adjustment means Hydraulic with grease gun
Track drive disconnect Standard (manual)
Tram speed maximum 2.09 km/h
Standard Equipment
Adaptor Sub – Bottom thread Depends on pipe diameter
Adaptor Sub – Diameter Depends on pipe diameter
Adaptor Sub – Length 927 mm
Adaptor Sub – Top thread (API reg.) 140 mm
Adaptor Sub – Wall thickness 25 mm
Bit Sub – Bottom thread Depends on pipe diameter
Bit Sub – Diameter Depends on pipe diameter
Bit Sub – Top thread Depends on pipe diameter
Bit Sub – Wall thickness 25 mm
Drill Pipe (optional): Diameter – customer specifications 194 mm, 273 mm (7.625 in, 10.75 in)
Drill Pipe (optional): Length – for 16 m mast 13.7 m
Drill Pipe (optional): Length – for 20 m mast (2 each on starter string) 9.1 m
Drill Pipe (optional): Threads Depends on pipe size
Drill Pipe (optional): Wall thickness 25 mm
Pipe Rack (inside the mast) – Typical configuration 5-pod pipe carousel for up to 235 mm (9.25 in) outside diameter
Pipe Rack (inside the mast) – Typical configuration 4-pod pipe carousel for 273 mm (10.75 in) outside diameter
Table Bushing Roller deck bushing
Winch: Auto shut-off Located in crown, automatically shuts off winch when ball weight is seated
Winch: Cable size 16 mm
Winch: Rating – Optional 5443 kg
Winch: Rating – Rated winch 3629 kg
Standard Equipment
Discharge flow maximum setting (sea level) 102 m3/min
Discharge flow minimum setting (sea level) Adjustable down to 51 m3/min (Adjustable down to 1,800 ft3/min)
Maximum operating pressure 6.9 bar
Type Oil-flooded, single-stage screw
Standard Equipment
Climate control Roof-mounted, AC/heating/pressurizing unit
Floor area 4.4 m2
Height inside 2121.0 mm
Helper’s seat Full-cushion type, collapsible, stow-away and removable
Location Adjacent to the drill deck
Number of doors Two with 2 (each) windows (included in above)
Number of windows 12
Operator’s seat One swivel-type with armrests, headrest and retractable seat belt
Roof Roof viewing hatch with window (protected with FOPS-certified cage)
Type One piece, three man; shock-mounted; integrated FOPS certified, fully electrical/electronic
Windows Tinted thermopane glass in rubber mounting
Standard Equipment
Cold Weather Package – Temperatures to: -40 ° C
Dust Collection The Dry Dust Suppression System uses a fan-wheel arrangement with aggressively pitched fins/vanes.
Dust Collection These fins/vanes provide 173 m3/min (6,100 ft3/min) air flow & can develop up to 508 mm (20 in) water vacuum at the deck inlet.
Heating and Circulation – Drainage for water-injection system temperatures to: -40 ° C
Water Injection Hydraulic pump and motor arrangement with below-deck tanks 2922 L (772 gal) capacity.
Standard Equipment
16 Meter Configuration – Depth multi-pass Up to 84.73 m (Up to 278 ft)
16 Meter Configuration – Depth single-pass Up to 16.15 m (Up to 53 ft)
20 Meter Configuration – Depth multi-pass Up to 65.58 m (Up to 215 ft 2 in)
20 Meter Configuration – Depth single-pass Up to 19.86 m (Up to 65 ft 2 in)
Hole diameter 229-381 mm (9-15 in)
Standard Equipment
Altitude 4572 m (over 15,000 ft)
Cold weather option -40.0 ° C
Maximum ambient rating – standard unit 52.0 ° C
Minimum ambient rating – standard unit -28.0 ° C
Standard Equipment
Location 2 front, 2 rear
Number 4
Pad diameter 1067.0 mm
Standard Equipment
Jacks, mast pivot and deck Welded integrally to mainframe
Machine deck Access all sides
Tools and battery box In-board extra-large toolbox (sunk in drilling deck)
Tow eyes Welded, two front
Standard Equipment
Cable type – DYFORM 8 29.0 mm
Drilling feed/retract rate 0-37.5 m/min (0-123 ft/min)
Hoist capacity Up to 383 kN (Up to 86,000 lbf)
Pull-down capacity Up to 489 kN (Up to 110,000 lbf)
Standard Equipment
Dust curtain Hydraulic lifters front and rear
Feature Wide walkways
Table height off ground – drill on tracks 1854 mm
Viewing hatch operated from the cab In the drill deck; hydraulically
Standard Equipment
Fuel tank 2055 L + 1234 L; total 3289 L (543 gal + 326 gal; total 869 gal)
Full load RPM 1,800
Manufacturer Detroit Diesel
Model Series 2000 16V Tier 2
Rated horsepower 899 kW