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980M (TIER 4/STAGE IV) (2017)

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Overview

The new 980M Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emission standards.

Engine

  • Net Power - ISO 9249 386.0 HP 288.0 kW
  • Engine Model Cat C13 ACERT Cat C13 ACERT
  • Displacement 763.0 in³ 12.5 l
  • Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 425.0 HP 317.0 kW
  • Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 431.0 HP 317.0 kW
  • Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 386.0 HP 288.0 kW
  • Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 392.0 HP 288.0 kW
  • Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 386.0 HP 288.0 kW
  • Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 392.0 HP 288.0 kW
  • Maximum Net Torque - 1,100 rpm 1515.0 ft·lbf 2054.0 N·m
  • Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 420.0 HP 313.0 kW
  • Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 426.0 HP 313.0 kW
  • Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.
  • Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1609.0 ft·lbf 2182.0 N·m
  • Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1627.0 ft·lbf 2206.0 N·m

Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System 14.0 gal (US) 53.0 l
  • Crankcase 9.8 gal (US) 37.0 l
  • Transmission 20.3 gal (US) 77.0 l
  • Hydraulic Tank 40.0 gal (US) 153.0 l
  • Differential - Final Drives - Front 22.0 gal (US) 84.0 l
  • Differential - Final Drives - Rear 22.0 gal (US) 84.0 l
  • Fuel Tank 112.5 gal (US) 426.0 l
  • DEF Tank 5.5 gal (US) 21.0 l

Sound

  • Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
  • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72.0 dB(A) 72.0 dB(A)
  • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 112.0 dB(A) 112.0 dB(A)
  • Note (2) **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.? **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
  • Note (3) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.? ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
  • With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 109 LWA*** 109 LWA***
  • With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 72.0 dB(A) 72.0 dB(A)
  • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 dB(A)* 78 dB(A)*

Weights

  • Operating Weight 66337.0 lb 30090.0 kg
  • Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m3 (7 Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m3 (7

Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities 4.2-12.2 m? (5.25-16.0 yd?) 4.2-12.2 m? (5.25-16.0 yd?)

Transmission

  • Forward - 1 4.3 mT/hr 6.9 km/h
  • Forward - 2 8.3 mT/hr 13.3 km/h
  • Forward - 3 14.6 mT/hr 23.5 km/h
  • Forward - 4 24.5 mT/hr 39.5 km/h
  • Reverse - 1 4.8 mT/hr 7.8 km/h
  • Reverse - 2 9.4 mT/hr 15.2 km/h
  • Reverse - 3 16.7 mT/hr 26.9 km/h
  • Reverse - 4 24.5 mT/hr 39.5 km/h
  • Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.

Operating Specifications

  • Breakout Force 50357.0 lbf 224.0 kN
  • Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 45847.0 lb 20796.0 kg
  • Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 43133.0 lb 19565.0 kg
  • Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.? For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
  • Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6. Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.

Hydraulic System

  • Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4975.0 psi 34300.0 kPa
  • Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119.0 gal/min 449.0 l/min
  • Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s 10.1 s

Bucket Capacities

  • Bucket Range 4.2-12.2 m? (5.25-16.0 yd?) 4.2-12.2 m? (5.25-16.0 yd?)

Dimensions - High Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft 2469.0 mm
  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft 1900.0 mm
  • Ground Clearance 1.42 ft 453.0 mm
  • Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft 3746.0 mm
  • Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft 3110.0 mm
  • Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft 3813.0 mm
  • Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.25 ft 678.0 mm
  • Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.58 ft 4760.0 mm
  • Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.08 ft 4010.0 mm
  • Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft 3296.0 mm
  • Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
  • Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.83 ft 8164.0 mm
  • Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees
  • Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees 61 degrees
  • Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees 39 degrees
  • Tread Width 8.0 ft 2440.0 mm
  • Wheel Base 12.5 ft 3800.0 mm

Dimensions - Standard Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft 2469.0 mm
  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft 1900.0 mm
  • Ground Clearance 1.42 ft 453.0 mm
  • Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft 3746.0 mm
  • Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft 3110.0 mm
  • Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft 3813.0 mm
  • Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft 621.0 mm
  • Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft 4539.0 mm
  • Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.42 ft 3795.0 mm
  • Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft 3296.0 mm
  • Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
  • Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.17 ft 7964.0 mm
  • Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees
  • Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees 61 degrees
  • Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees 40 degrees
  • Tread Width 8.0 ft 2440.0 mm
  • Wheel Base 12.5 ft 3800.0 mm

Reliability

  • Cat® C13 ACERT™ engine and automatic Cat Regeneration System offer increased power density with a combination of proven electronic, fuel and air systems.
  • Utilizing rigorous component design and machine validation processes results in unmatched reliability, durability and high uptime.

Durability

  • Heavy-duty planetary powershift transmission and axles handle extreme applications.
  • Full flow hydraulic filtration system with additional loop filtration improves hydraulic system robustness and component life.

Productivity

  • Engine power increased by approximately 5% improves machine performance and response (compared to H Series).
  • Lock-up clutch torque converter, combined with lock-to-lock shifting, delivers smooth shifts, fast acceleration and speed on grade.
  • Easy-to-load Performance Series Buckets feature a wider mouth and curved side plates that improve material retention (fill factor) and decrease cycle times.
  • Optional limited slip differentials improve performance in the pile and poor underfoot conditions.
  • Optional Aggregate Handler configuration offers slightly higher payload capability for loose aggregate rehandling.*
*Optional configurations and equipment may vary from region to region and requires conformance to Caterpillar payload policy. Consult your dealer or Caterpillar representative for details.

Fuel Efficiency

  • Up to 10% more fuel efficient than K Series and up to 25% more fuel efficient than H Series loaders.**
  • Power dense ACERT engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
  • Standard productive Economy Mode provides maximum fuel savings with minimal productivity impact.
**Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

Ease of Operation

  • Best-in-class operator environment provides unmatched comfort, visibility, and efficiency.
  • E-H joystick steering with force feedback for precision control and dramatically decreases operator arm fatigue.
  • Intuitive, ergonomic controls and touch screen multifunction display keep operators focused on their work.
  • Ride control system with dual accumulators provides excellent ride quality and lowers cab vibrations.

Safety

  • Excellent cab access with wide door, remote door opening option and stair-like steps.
  • Floor to ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integrated spot mirrors and rear vision camera provide industry leading all-around visibility.

Serviceability

  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors; hydraulic and electrical service centers make access fast and easy.
  • Safe, ground level access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points means less servicing time is required.
  • Optional, fully integrated Cat Autolube system provides full lube system monitoring and diagnostic test visibility.

Cat Connect Technology

  • Monitor, manage and enhance job site operations.
  • Cat LINK Technologies: VisionLink® enables owners to access data wirelessly to monitor machine health, utilization and location.
  • Cat DETECT Technologies: Integrated rear vision camera enhances visibility behind machine to help operators work safely. Optional Cat Rear Object Detection increases operator awareness of the working environment.
  • Cat PAYLOAD Technologies: Optional Cat Production Measurement 2.0 brings simple and accurate on-the-go payload scale allowing operators to deliver exact loads and work more efficiently. Advanced Productivity subscription provides comprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.

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