7295 Electric Rope Shovel

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7295 Electric Rope Shovel

One of our mid-range shovels, the Cat 7295 provides proven Cat AC IGBT electronics and a robust front end design. The 7295 provides a 50-ton (45-tonne) payload, plus three- and four-pass loading capability with the Cat 785 ,789 and 793 mining trucks for an optimal loading and hauling operation.

With the 7295 Electric Rope Shovel, you’ll enjoy a whole new level of versatility on the job site. This electric rope shovel allows for many different loading methods, including back-up loading, drive-by loading and modified drive-by loading. With so many possible loading methods to choose from, you can get the job done faster and easier. When you add this versatility to the safety and productivity benefits of choosing the 7295 Electric Rope Shovel, it’s easy to see why this electric rope shovel is an industry leading. Learn more about the 7295 Electric Rope Shovel and our other CAT® equipment when you contact us today.

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Long Name:
7295 Electric Rope Shovel


Dipper Payload:
50 t / 45 t
Dipper Capacity:
19.1-38.2 m3 (25-50 yd3)
Dependent on application and material density.


Working Weight - With Dipper and Standard Links:
1748837 lb / 793259 kg
Ballast - Furnished By Customer:
352000 lb / 159665 kg
Note (1):
These weights will vary slightly depending upon dipper and optional equipment selection.
Note (2):
All specifications are based on a 19 m3 (25 yd3) dipper and standard 182.9 cm (72 in) treads.

Main Structures

Ground Bearing Pressure:
Ground bearing pressure is dependent upon many factors.
Crawler Dimensions - Overall Width 182.9 cm (72 in) Treads, Standard:
28.22 in / 8.6 cm
Ground Bearing Pressure - 182.9 cm (72 in) Treads:
39 in / 269 cm
Upper Works Overall Width - Including Standard Walkways:
41.33 in / 12.6 cm
Planetary Propel:
Dual-motor independent drive.
Parallel shaft gear cases, driven by a vertically mounted motor, are located on either side of the revolving frame.
Ground Bearing Pressure - Total Effective Bearing Area:
315.6 ft² / 29.3 m²
A motor coupled to two gear reductions drives a 137 cm (54 in) hoist drum.

Optimal Working Ranges*

Dumping Height - With Clearance to Open Dipper Door:
27.56 ft / 8.4 m
Cutting Radius - Maximum:
67.59 ft / 20.6 m
Revolving Frame Tail Swing Radius:
25.59 in / 7.8 m
Radius of Level Floor:
48.88 ft / 14.9 m
Cutting Height - Maximum:
45 ft / 13.7 m
Note (1):
Optimal working ranges based on loading a Cat® 785D truck.
Note (2):
*All specifications are based on a 19 m3 (25 yd3) dipper and standard 182.9 cm (72 in) treads.

Lube System

Automatic, single-line system for open gear lubricant and grease.
Components (1):
6 pumps (4 for open gear lubricant and 2 for grease) located in an insulated, heated, double-walled lube room.


Power Requirements - 60 Hz:
4,160V, 7,200V
Power Requirements - Peak power:
2886 HP / 2152 kW
IGBT Acutrol drive system.
Power Requirements - Voltage:
3 phase, 50/60 Hz, 7,200V
Power Requirements - 50 Hz:
6,000V, 6,600V, 7,200V
Power Requirements - Average Power Demand:
538-753 kW (721-1,010 hp)
Other voltages available to suit customer requirements.

Front End

Standard Rope Data - Retract - Diameter:
2.25 in / 57 mm
Standard Rope Data - Dipper Trip - Diameter:
0.625 in / 16 mm
Standard Rope Data - Boom Suspension - No.:
Standard Rope Data - Crowd - No.:
Standard Rope Data - Boom Suspension - Diameter:
2.75 in / 70 mm
One piece, forged, seamless tubular dipper handle and wide-spread boom point sheaves equipped with hoist ropes and dipper padlocks to stabilize dipper handle.
Standard Rope Data - Retract - No.:
Standard Rope Data - Hoist - Diameter:
2.375 in / 60 mm
Standard Rope Data - Crowd - Diameter:
2.25 in / 57 cm
Standard Rope Data - Dipper Trip - No.:
Rope Crowd: the crowd machinery is located at the front center of the revolving frame; consisting of a motor, brake, drum and gearing. Plastic-impregnated crowd and retract ropes are used to move the dipper handle fore and aft.
Standard Rope Data - Hoist - No.:
High impact ropes available as an option

Lube System

Components (2):
External fast fill from lower level.