980M (TIER 3/STAGE IIIA) (2017)

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 2/EU Stage II equivalent or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards, depending on emission standards of specific country.


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


Weights
Operating Weight 66337 lb


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


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


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


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


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


Transmission
Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h


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


Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft
Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.25 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.58 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.08 ft
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.83 ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Tread Width 8 ft
Wheel Base 12.5 ft


Dimensions - Standard Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft
Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.42 ft
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.17 ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees
Tread Width 8 ft
Wheel Base 12.5 ft


Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 373 HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 378 HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 373 HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 378 HP
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1505 lb/ft
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 406 HP
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 412 HP
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 417 HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - ISO 14396 1602 lb/ft
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - SAE J1995 1617 lb/ft


Operating Specifications
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.


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


Transmission
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.


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


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Reliability


  • Cat® C13 ACERT™ engine offers 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.
  • Z-bar linkage provides high breakout force at ground level.
  • 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 increased operator awareness of the working environment which enhances site safety.
  • 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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