980M

The 980M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. Deep system integration provides you with a machine that has reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to you. This machine deliversthe reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.


SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Net Power - ISO 9249 373 HP
Engine Model Cat C13 ACERT
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 412 HP
Displacement 763 in³


Weights
Operating Weight 66337 lb


Buckets
Bucket Capacities 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)


Operating Specifications
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 43133 lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 45847 lb
Breakout Force 50357 lbf


Transmission
Forward - 3 14.6 mile/h
Reverse - 2 9.4 mile/h
Reverse - 3 16.7 mile/h
Forward - 2 8.3 mile/h
Reverse - 1 4.8 mile/h
Forward - 1 4.3 mile/h
Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h


Hydraulic System
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4975 psi
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s


Service Refill Capacities
Crankcase 9.8 gal (US)
Transmission 20.3 gal (US)
Cooling System 12 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 22 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 112.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 40 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 22 gal (US)


Sound
Note *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 112 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 dB(A)*


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft


Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 378 HP


Dimensions - High Lift
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft


Engine
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - ISO 14396 1602 lb/ft


Dimensions - High Lift
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.83 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.58 ft


Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 373 HP


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Wheel Base 12.5 ft
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.


Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 378 HP
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 406 HP


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft


Engine
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 412 HP


Dimensions - High Lift
Wheel Base 12.5 ft
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft


Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 373 HP


Transmission
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h


Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.08 ft


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees


Dimensions - High Lift
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft


Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 75 dB(A)


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft


Operating Specifications
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?


Engine
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 417 HP


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft


Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.17 ft


Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft


Engine
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - SAE J1995 1617 lb/ft


Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft
Tread Width 8 ft


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft
Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft


Engine
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1505 lb/ft


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees


Dimensions - High Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.25 ft


Bucket Capacities
Bucket Range 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Tread Width 8 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.42 ft


Dimensions - High Lift
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft


Operating Specifications
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.


Weights
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 (7.1 yd3) GP bucket with BOCE.


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees


Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees


Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent
Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Reliability


        
  • Cat® C13 ACERT™ engine offers increased power density with a combination of proven electronic, fuel and air systems.
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  • 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.
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  • 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).
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  • Lock-up clutch torque converter, combined with lock-to-lock shifting, delivers smooth shifts, fast acceleration and speed on grade.
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  • Z-bar linkage provides high breakout force at ground level.
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  • Easy-to-load Performance Series Buckets feature a wider mouth and curved side plates that improve material retention (fill factor) and decrease cycle times.
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  • Optional limited slip differentials improve performance in the pile and poor underfoot conditions.
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  • 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.**
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  • Power dense ACERT engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
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  • 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.
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  • E-H joystick steering with force feedback for precision control and dramatically decreases operator arm fatigue.
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  • Intuitive, ergonomic controls and touch screen multifunction display keep operators focused on their work.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Safe, ground level access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points means less servicing time is required.
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  • 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.
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  • Cat LINK Technologies: VisionLink® enables owners to access data wirelessly to monitor machine health, utilization and location.
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  • Cat DETECT Technologies: Integrated rear vision camera enhances visibility behind machine to help operators work safely. Optional Cat Rear Object Detection increased operator awareness of the working environment which enhances site safety.
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  • 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.

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
  • Engine, Cat C13 ACERT - meets Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 final/Stage IV emission standards
  • Axles: Limited slip diferentials, front and/or rear; Axle oil cooler; Extreme temperature seals
  • Heavy duty transmission
  • Cat Clean Emisions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and remote Diesel Exhaust Fluid tank and pump
  • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Economy mode (selectable)
  • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
  • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Axles, open differential, front and rear
  • Axles, ecology drains
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Brake wear indicators
  • Parking brake, disc and caliper
  • Fan, radiator, on demand
COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM
  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine oil, fuel pressure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil; Battery voltage hi/low; Engine air filter restriction; Hydraulic oil filter restriction; Hydraulic oil low; Parking brake; DEF low level; Transmission filter bypass
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
  • Four additional auxiliary halogen cab mounted work lights or
  • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights with two LED work lights in the radiator grill and LED front turn signals also includes replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights (the standard offering and only roading light available is the halogen roading light)
  • Warning amber strobe beacon
  • Reversing strobes
  • External seat belt indicator light
  • Speed limiter - 20 km/h (Europe only)
  • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA
  • Ignition key; start/stop switch
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty
  • Starting and charging system (24V)
  • Lighting system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
  • Main disconnect switch
  • Receptacle start (cables not included)
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Payload technologies: Advanced Productivity subscription; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer; Aggregate Autodig
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System
  • Link technologies: Product Link
  • Detect technologies: rear vision camera
LINKAGE
  • High lift
  • Logger
  • Quick coupler ready
  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt levers
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)
HYDRAULICS
  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Logger linkage
  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Ride control, 2V
  • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
  • Hoses, Cat XT�
  • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal
  • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
  • Oil sampling valves
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Platform, window washing
  • Audo idle shutdown
  • Fenders, non-metallic front with mud-flap/rear with extension
  • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
  • Ether aid ready
  • Grill, airborne debris
  • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
  • Fuel cooler
  • Grease zerks
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Precleaner rain cap
  • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
  • Toolbox
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Door, remote opening system
  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switch for 3rd function
  • Filter, carbon fresh air
  • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth with Satellite Sirius and XM
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
  • Viscous mounts
  • Steering, EH wheel with directional FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
  • Roof, metallic
  • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera and machine parameters
  • Electro-hydraulic controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
  • Steering, secondary
  • Steering, electro-hydraulic joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with front guard
  • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
  • Windows, with heavy duty front guard
  • Electro-hydraulic parking brake
  • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
  • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Coat hook (2)
  • Cab air filter
  • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, two dome (cab)
  • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Post ounted membrane 16 switch keypad
  • 3 receptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm (2 in) retractable, with indicator
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
  • Cab tie-off
STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS
  • Batteries (4), maintenace free 1,400 CCA with 120V engine coolant heater
  • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V engine coolant heater
WORK TOOLS
  • Performance Series buckets
  • Forks, pallet
  • Forks, logging
FLUIDS
  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50� C (-58� F)
  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34� C (-29� F)
OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Cat Autolube System
  • Wheel chocks
  • Fenders, roading
  • Guard, power train
  • Oil change, high speed engine
  • Fuel tank, fast fill
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Precleaner, trash
OTHER OPTIONAL CONFIGURATIONS
  • Aggregate Handler
  • Industrial and Waste Handler
  • Logger
  • Steel Mill