MD6310

MD6310 Rotary Blasthole Drill 13.7 m or 17.5 m (44.9 ft or 57.4 ft) Mast Configuration

The Cat® MD6310 drill rig is a powerful, flexible tool that can help you get the most out of your drilling operation. It offers a wide variety of features and options designed to meet your site’s specific needs and challenges, with an updated cab that keeps operators safe and comfortable while increasing performance and productivity. Infused with the latest technologies, the MD6310 not only increases productivity and allows for automated drilling, but also improves the efficiency of all downstream operations. Designed to drill holes from 203-311 mm (8-12.25 in) in diameter, the MD6310 is is optimized for single-pass or multi-pass drilling in both rotary and down-the-hole drilling modes.

WORLD-CLASS OPERATOR STATION

  • Ergonomic controls to help operators stay alert and avoid fatigue
  • Multifunction joystick controls and touchscreen monitors are easy to use and intuitive
  • Excellent visibility, thanks to multiple cameras and full-length windows
  • Optional heated and ventilated seat for enhanced operator comfort

100% CAT INTEGRATION

  • Cat to the core, with common parts and components and consistent design characteristics across all Cat drill models
  • Shared software for autonomous features
  • Backed by the world-class support of the Cat dealer network

CAT ELECTRONICS: BACKBONE OF THE MACHINE

  • Common electronic architecture across all Cat machines to ensure technician familiarity
  • Cat Electronic Technician (Cat ET) enables fast and easy troubleshooting
  • Serves as common platform for integrating future autonomy solutions
  • Product Link™ Elite provides real-time performance tracking

MATCHED POWERTRAIN

  • Variable air volume for reduced fuel consumption and powerful performance
  • C32B engine matched to largest “standard” compressor in this class for fast cycle times
  • Powertrain optimized to withstand rigorous drilling applications
  • High- and low-pressure configurations offer variable volume air control
  • Optimal feed force, rotary torque and air, helping to reduce fuel consumption

TECHNOLOGY AND AUTOMATION

  • Integrated Drill Assist functionality, including auto level, auto retract jacks, auto raise and lower mast, and auto drill
  • Machine health and performance monitoring keep machine running productively
  • Drill depth meter helps reduce over- and under-drilling
  • Ready to connect with the Cat MineStar™ suite of technologies, including Terrain for drilling and Command for drilling

SAFETY

  • Three standard cameras and large windows give the operator excellent visibility
  • MineStar Command for drilling enables remote or autonomous operation — removing operator from the machine
  • Seven engine shut-down buttons
  • Slip-resistant surfaces for safer ingress/egress and service
  • LED interior lights and backlit joysticks and keypads; exterior spot and flood lights illuminate paths for ingress/egress

SUSTAINABILITY

  • Designed to use less fuel, which reduces engine emissions
  • Tier 4 Final engines reduce NOx and particulate matter
  • Reduced waste and lower owning and operating costs thanks to increased commonality of systems and components, plus a reduction in unique part numbers
  • Longer maintenance intervals that decrease the amount of waste contributed to the environment

Additional information

Specifications - Bit Load

Up to 42 149 kg (Up to 92,922 lb)

Offering Type

Specifications - Hole Diameter

203-311 mm (8-12.25 in)

Specifications - Engine

C32B® @ 1,800 rpm

Undercarriage - Drawbar Pull

547000 N ( 122971 lbf )

Safety and Security - Components (10)

In-deck mounted battery box

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (10)

Filter indicators for hydraulic, compressor and engine

Service Packages - Package (1)

Basic/Manual – Centralized Manual Lube; Gravity Fill for fuel and water

Safety and Security - Components (9)

Self-closing, gates secure egress ladder locations

Tool Package Rotary - Components (4)

Top Sub, or Shock sub and cross over adapter (option)

Undercarriage - Track chain guards and guides

Level two

Frame and Work Deck - Components (5)

Four (4) lift lugs, for use with cables or chains

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (14)

ECM controlled proportional fan speed control system

Cooling - Components (2)

Separate engine cooling module

Cooling - Components (1)

Coolers with easy cleaning access

Tool Package Rotary - Components (3)

Deck wrench, sliding

Frame and Work Deck - Components (6)

Walkway around cab to drill deck (option)

Climate Choices - Climate Level 2 Arctic Fluids and Lubricants

Rated down to –18° C (–0.4° F) temperatures

Automation and Technology - Components (3)

Drill assist (single or multipass auto drill) (options)

Compressor/Receiver Choices - Receiver Tank Choice (1)

Low pressure 8.6 bar (125 psi) for ASME/CR N/AU or CE

Safety and Security - Components (12)

Air hose retention devices

Undercarriage - Travel Speed

2.45 km/h ( 1.5 mile/h )

Service Packages - Package (2)

Standard – Fast Fill for fuel and water; Automatic Lubrication System

Climate Choices - Climate Level 1 Standard Fluids and Lubricants (1)

Rated down to –1° C (30° F) temperatures

Safety and Security - Components (2)

Seven (7) engine shut down buttons: in cab, at drill deck, on deck at power train, ground accessible by main access point and each side of the drill front and left

Safety and Security - Components (6)

Guards for exhaust pipes and turbo lines

Tool Package Rotary - Components (5)

Bit sub

Tool Package Rotary - Components (1)

Roller deck bushing

Frame and Work Deck - Features (2)

Slip resistant surface

Frame and Work Deck - Features (3)

Fuel tank capacity 1609 L (425 gal)

Tool Package Rotary - Components (6)

Pipe wiper seal

Cooling - Components (3)

Replaceable cooler core sections

Undercarriage - Lower rollers

Fourteen (14)

Frame and Work Deck - Components (1)

Stationary rear deck; for vertical and angle drilling

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (20)

Cabin pressure manometer with indicator (option)

Automation and Technology - Components (2)

Auto level, auto retract, auto mast

Engine Choices - Components (2)

Scheduled oil sampling (S∙O∙SSM) ports

Hydraulics - Components (2)

One (1) auxiliary circuit pump – 110 cc (piston, load sensing)

Tool Package DTH - Components (1)

Two piece bushing

Rotary Head Top Drive System - Components (3)

Rotary torque control

Frame and Work Deck - Components (2)

Four leveling jacks to provide leveling on a 7° bench (any orientation)

Frame Access Choices - Choice (1)

Fixed access ladder to the cab area

Tool Package Rotary - Components (2)

Pipe positioner inserts

Safety and Security - Feature

Approach angle of 14 degrees facilitates loading and unloading on a lowboy

Safety and Security - Components (7)

Mast access ladder with mast grating (option)

Automation and Technology - Components (1)

Drill depth indicator and interlocks

Safety and Security - Components (4)

Tram alarm is automatic and audible

Tool Package DTH - Components (6)

Pipe wiper seal

Safety and Security - Components (11)

Ground level keyed battery disconnect/starter lockout with remote jump start terminals

Frame Access Choices - Choice (3)

Cab perimeter walkway available with either choice

Frame Access Choices - Choice (2)

Cascading, hydraulic stairs to cab area (option) – includes jack and tram interlock that activates when the stairs are down

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (3)

Rotation torque control

Undercarriage - Model

Cat® 349E EL Excavator type

Tool Package DTH - Components (4)

Shock sub and top sub adapter

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (12)

Dust suppression control

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (17)

Tram interlock, mast up and locked or down and parked

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (1)

All electric controls for drilling, tramming, leveling plus auxiliary functions

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (22)

Prewired for Terrain and autonomous operation

Tool Package DTH - Components (5)

Cross over hammer adapter

Climate Choices - Climate Level 1 Standard Fluids and Lubricants (2)

Withstands high heat to 52° C (125° F)

Rotary Head Top Drive System - Components (2)

Rotation gear box with dual motor arrangement, up to 160 rpm, and 16 000 N∙m (11,800 lbf-ft) of torque

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (8)

Delayed engine shut down

Basic Specs - Compressor - DTH Drilling

42.2 m³/min (1,500 ft³/min) @ 34.4 bar (500 psi)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (19)

Cab environment controls (AC, filter, heat, fan speeds)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (7)

Drill performance and display system

Tool Package DTH - Components (3)

Deck wrench, sliding

Rotary Head Top Drive System - Components (1)

Spindle with 168 mm (6.625 in) API regular thread and splined collar

Variable Grip Hydraulic Break Out Wrench Grip Ranges (2)

235 mm (9.25 in)

Hydraulics - Components (3)

Two (2) fan pumps – 1,000 cc (piston, with proportional electronic controls)

Cooling - Components (4)

Automatic variable speed fan control

Compressor/Receiver Choices - Receiver Tank Choice (2)

High pressure 34.4 bar (500 psi) for ASME/CR N/AU or CE

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (13)

Mast lock indicator

Safety and Security - Components (1)

Alloy drill deck covers, with storage provision

Hydraulics - Components (1)

Two (2) primary pumps – 210 cc (piston, with proportional electronic controls)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (6)

Drill depth meter

Frame and Work Deck - Components (4)

Heavy duty tow hooks (front end)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (2)

Electronic compressor control

Cooling - Features

Functional in ambient temperature of 52° C (125° F)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (4)

Virtual rotary head travel stops and interlocks

Frame and Work Deck - Components (3)

Manual, centralized, lubrication banks for all pivot points on drill, or automated lubrication system (option)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (11)

Jack pressure sensors in the display

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (5)

Pipe positioner engaged/disengaged indicator

Hydraulics - Components (4)

Two (2) charge pumps – 43.9 + 56.5 cc (double stack gear, fixed displacement)

Undercarriage - Carrier Rollers

Three (3)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (18)

Tram interlock, jacks retracted

Safety and Security - Components (5)

Hinged protective guard for full front drill window

Engine Choices - Components (1)

Dual starter motors

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (16)

Tram interlock, pipe in hole

Safety and Security - Components (3)

Electric horn activated by push button in the cab

Safety and Security - Components (8)

Three egress points on deck areas in addition to main access

Frame and Work Deck - Features (4)

Fuel capacity expansion for additional +1609 L (425 gal)

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (21)

Dust curtain lifting system – auto hydraulic raise front and rear (option)

Automation and Technology - Components (4)

Product Link Elite (hardware from factory, subscription package via dealer)

Variable Grip Hydraulic Break Out Wrench Grip Ranges (1)

178-219 mm (7.0-8.625 in)

Hydraulics - Components (5)

Scheduled Oil Sampling (S∙O∙S) ports

Tool Package DTH - Components (2)

Pipe positioner inserts

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (15)

Tram interlock, machine stability limits

Mast Packages - Angle Drilling

Included with either mast

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (9)

Rotary head rpm gauge – (digital display in screen)

Frame and Work Deck - Features (1)

Jacks, mast pivot and deck are welded integrally to mainframe for maximum durability and long life

Mast - Note (1)

Hydraulic, indexing pipe carousels accept various pipe diameters

Mast - Note (2)

Configuration choices include single pass, multi pass, vertical out to 30 degree angle drilling

Overhead Winch System (optional) - Note

Variable speed control

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Pulldown Capacity

Up to 39 009 kg (Up to 86,000 lb)

Basic Specs - Angle Drilling

Vertical to 30° (in 5° increments)

Operator Environment - Components (4)

Drill performance touchscreen display

Automation and Technology - Type

Autonomy ready

Dust Suppression Choices - Choices (1)

Dust curtain hydraulic lifters raise front and rear dust curtains (option) (recommended with dust collector)

Frame and Work Deck - Components (8)

DTH hammer storage on drill deck with high pressure configuration (option)

Operator Environment - Components (8)

Additional display screen for cc cameras; color, high-definition 254 mm (10 in)

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Length - Mast Down - Extended Cab

25.43 m ( 83.33 ft )

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Hole Diameter Range

203-311 mm (8-12.25 in)

Mast - Features (9)

Drill pipe positioner

Overhead Winch System (optional) - Capacity Rating

1814 kg ( 4000 lb )

Operator Environment - Components (11)

Cab roof access ladder (option)

Operator Environment - Components (1)

Spacious FOPS cab has 3 m² (32.4 ft²) floor space with an integrated operator station

Frame and Work Deck - Features (5)

Bolt-on platform for cold weather generator or fire suppression bottles (option)

Climate Choices - Climate Level 4 Arctic Fluids and Lubricants, Heating Package (1)

Rated down to –40° C (–40° F) temperatures

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Body Length - Standard Cab

13.27 m ( 43.54 ft )

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Width - Rear

6.32 m ( 20.74 ft )

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Length - Mast Down - Standard Cab

24.9 m ( 81.69 ft )

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Hole Diameter Range 203-311 mm (8-12.25 in) - Single Pass Depth

17.5 m ( 57.4 ft )

Overhead Winch System (optional) - Winch Reach - Past The Drill Deck

6.1 m ( 20 ft )

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Bit Load - Single Pass

Up to 42 149 kg (Up to 92,922 lb)

Operator Environment - Components (13)

Seat swivels, locks and has two point/76 mm (3 in) seat belt, tilts (5° adjustment), lumbar support, fore/aft seat adjustment 80 mm (3.1 in)

Operator Environment - Components (2)

Extended cab option 4.2 m² (45.2 ft²); prewired and dedicated space for refrigerator and microwave

Dust Suppression Choices - Choices (3)

Static dust curtains, four sides boxed in (standard)

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Width - Rear

6.32 m ( 20.73 ft )

Operator Environment - Components (14)

Trainer’s seat that folds away and has retractable seat belt (optional)

Weights - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Working Weight Range - Minimum/Maximum

75 800/97 000 kg (167,110/213,848 lb)

Climate Choices - Climate Level 4 Arctic Fluids and Lubricants, Heating Package (3)

Full arctic lubricant package includes: engine oil, compressor oil and hydraulic oil

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Hole Diameter Range 203-311 mm (8-12.25 in) - Multi Pass Depth

Down to 47.9 m (Down to 157.4 ft)

Mast - Features (13)

Tool oiler 113.5 L (30 gal) oil injection system (Rotary drilling only)

Compressor/Receiver Choices - DTH Drilling - Includes Tool Lubrication and Hammer Storage

42.2 m³/min (1,500 ft³/min) @ 34.4 bar (500 psi)

Mast Packages - Mast Accessories Hydraulic (2)

One hydraulic pipe catcher, plus one wire rope, hydraulically actuated pipe positioner, hydraulic bit basket

Mast Packages - Mast Accessories Hydraulic (1)

One hydraulic pipe catcher, hydraulically actuated pipe positioner, hydraulic bit basket

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Body Length - Extended Cab

13.79 m ( 42.24 ft )

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Hole Diameter Range

203-311 mm (8-12.25 in)

Mast - Features (10)

Overhead winch with remote; variable speed drive with ≥ 1818 kg (4,000 lb) rating, length to reach 6.1 m (20 ft) past drill deck (option)

Mast - Features (7)

Configured with roller deck bushing for tricone applications, two-piece deck bushing for DTH

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Height - Mast Up

19.93 m ( 65.39 ft )

Operator Environment - Components (10)

Radio-ready for communication and entertainment radio

Operator Environment - Components (7)

Operator station design integrates an ergonomic seat, armchair joystick controls with full instrumentation, and two 254 mm (10 in) color, high definition touchscreens and 12 volt power port

Mast - Features (3)

Auto tensioning of pull down and hoist cables

Operator Environment - Components (9)

Power convertor 24V to 12V

Service Tool Options - Option

Bushing Retention Tool 178 to 235 mm (7.00 to 9.25 in) pipe diameter

Mast - Features (5)

Variable grip hydraulic break out wrench (HOBO) for range of pipe diameters

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Hoist Speed

37.4 m/min ( 122.7 ft/min )

Operator Environment - Components (12)

Literature holder

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Length - Mast Down - Extended Cab

21.62 m ( 70.87 ft )

Mast - Features (1)

13.7 m (44.9 ft) or 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast configurations complete with pipe rack carousel

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Width - Front

5.39 m ( 17.68 ft )

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Hole Diameter Range 203-311 mm (8-12.25 in) - Single Pass Depth

13.7 m ( 44.9 ft )

Mast - Features (15)

Mast access ladder and grating (option)

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Width - Front

5.39 m ( 17.68 ft )

Basic Specs - Compressor - Rotary Drilling (2)

73.6 m³/min (2,600 ft³/min) @ 7.6 bar (110 psi)

Mast - Features (8)

Angle drilling 0-30°; in 5° increments

Climate Choices - Climate Level 4 Arctic Fluids and Lubricants, Heating Package (2)

Diesel fired heating system that heats and circulates engine coolant through the: engine block, primary water tank, heating elements for battery trays with a provision for fuel tanks

Mast - Features (4)

Feed system accommodates multiple pipe diameters

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Pulldown Capacity

Up to 39 009 kg (Up to 86,000 lb)

Climate Choices - Climate Level 4 Arctic Fluids and Lubricants, Heating Package (6)

Breaker panel includes five (5) additional breakers for locally supplied heating elements, if needed

Weights - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Working Weight Range - Minimum/Maximum

75 500/97 500 kg (166,449/214,950 lb)

Operator Environment - Components (5)

Cab rubber shock-mounts absorb mechanical vibration and restrict exterior noise

Undercarriage - Triple grousers for soft rock ground bearing pressure 1.28 bar (18.5 psi)

750 mm ( 29.5 in )

Operator Environment - Components (6)

Two swing-out hinged doors with windows and Cat keyed locks

Compressor/Receiver Choices - Choice

Electronic compressor control and regulation with purged air lines

Basic Specs - Emissions (Equivalent to Tier 2): Power Rating ISO 14396

769 kW ( 1031 HP )

Engine Choices - Components (4)

Ether starting aid; ether bottle supplied locally

Engine Choices - Components (3)

Common air intake filters provide +500 hour service interval in normal operating conditions

Climate Choices - Climate Level 4 Arctic Fluids and Lubricants, Heating Package (5)

Shore power connection box with switchable 240-600V (50 amp) connection; diesel genset and or plug, sold separately

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Body Length - Standard Cab

13.27 m ( 43.54 ft )

Dimensions (Approximate) - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Length - Mast Down - Standard Cab

21.1 m ( 69.23 ft )

Operator Environment - Components (3)

Cab perimeter walkway available for both cab sizes

Mast - Features (6)

Sliding deck wrench assembly

Frame and Work Deck - Components (9)

Hydraulically operated viewing hatch in drill deck with spotlight (option)

Mast Packages - Mast Accessories Manual, 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast

Two wire rope pipe catchers, hydraulically actuated pipe positioner, manual bit basket

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Hoist Capacity

Up to 22 113 kg (Up to 48,750 lb)

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Body Length - Extended Cab

13.79 m ( 42.24 ft )

Frame and Work Deck - Components (7)

Bit storage box in-deck with hinged cover (option)

Frame and Work Deck - Features (6)

Three egress points on deck areas in addition to main access

Frame and Work Deck - Features (7)

Sturdy guardrails, toe guards, self closing gates

Basic Specs - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Hoist Capacity

Up to 22 113 kg (Up to 48,750 lb)

Mast Packages - Mast Accessories Manual, 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast

One wire rope pipe catcher, hydraulically actuated pipe positioner, manual bit basket

Operating System Controls - Standard - Components (23)

Data logging of machine health with warnings, and fault code records; export capability

Rotary Head Top Drive System - Components (4)

Virtual rotary head travel stops and interlocks

Frame and Work Deck - Components (10)

Drill pipe thread greaser with remote fill tank or disposable grease bucket (option)

Overhead Winch System (optional) - Cable Diameter

13 mm ( 0.5 in )

Basic Specs - Emissions (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final): Engine

C32B @ 1,800 rpm

Mast - Features (11)

Rotation Gear Box with dual motor arrangement, up to 160 rpm, and 16,000 N∙m of torque (11,800 ft-lb)

Basic Specs - Compressor - Rotary Drilling (1)

56.6 m³/min (2,000 ft³/min) @ 8.6 bar (125 psi)

Dust Suppression Choices - Water Injection - Standard

– Water tank capacity 1514 L (400 gal)

Compressor/Receiver Choices - Rotary Drilling (1)

56.6 m³/min (2,000 ft³/min) @ 8.6 bar (125 psi)

Basic Specs - Emissions (Equivalent to Tier 2): Engine

C32B @ 1,800 rpm

Compressor/Receiver Choices - Rotary Drilling (2)

73.6 m³/min (2,600 ft³/min) @ 7.6 bar (110 psi)

Mast - Features (2)

Pulldown/hoist system is a single cylinder

Dimensions (Approximate) - 17.5 m (57.4 ft) Mast - Height - Mast Up

23.77 m ( 77.99 ft )

Mast - Features (14)

Mast lanyard mounting provisions (option)

Basic Specs - Emissions (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final): Power Rating ISO 14396

751 kW ( 1007 HP )

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Hoist Speed

37.4 m/min ( 122.7 ft/min )

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Hole Diameter Range 203-311 mm (8-12.25 in) - Multi Pass Depth

Down to 74.6 m (Down to 244.9 ft)

Mast - Features (12)

Pipe catcher; manual or optional hydraulically actuated

Basic Specs - 13.7 m (44.9 ft) Mast - Bit Load - Single Pass

Up to 41 165 kg (Up to 90,753 lb)

Dust Suppression Choices - Choices (2)

Tram off spray to wet the ground around the cuttings pile (not recommended for cold weather applications)

Automation and Technology - Components (5)

Optional Command for Drilling enables each operator to manage more than one machine

Automation and Technology - Components (6)

Wiring for third party interface

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