908M Compact Wheel Loader

908M Compact Wheel Loader

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The Cat® 908M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine's response to the task at hand. Low sound ...
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Weights

Operating Weight
14032lb
Note
Specifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 908M is configured

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
Note
All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler
1.0-2.0 yd³
Light Material
1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler
0.75-1.5 m³
General Purpose
0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.0 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Multi-Purpose
0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Grapple
0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped

Operating Specifications

Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4yd³
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1
9757lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1
7947lb
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump
3ft
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Full Turn Tipping Load
8311lb
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump
8ft

Cab

ROPS
ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (2)
The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditi
Note (1)
Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (3)
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.

Tires

Option (6)
12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Option (5)
405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Option (3)
400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Option (4)
400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Option (1)
360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Option (2)
375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Note (2)
In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (1)
Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.

Steering

Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
11.8in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
1.4in
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.1in
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm
3s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
<6 turns
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump
12gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3191psi
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn)
31398ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
42506ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Transmission - Gear Box
2.9gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
12.2gal (US)
Axles - Rear
N/A
Axles - Front
N/A
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
19gal (US)
Fuel Tank
20.6gal (US)
Cooling System
4.4gal (US)

Loader Hydraulic System

Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
16.4in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2.2in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.9in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
27.5in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.3in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time
9.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
5.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
9.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
3s
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure
3191psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod
2756psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head
4496psi
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
3408psi
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow
22gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow
33gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
22gal/min
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure
3408psi

Engine

Stroke
4.7in
Note (5)
The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349
71.9HP
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
73.2HP
Note (6)
Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
72.9HP
Note (3)
No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Note (4)
Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (2)
Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
Note (1)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Displacement
201in³
Bore
3.7in
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric)
74.2HP

Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler

Length - Wheel Base
7.08ft
Machine Width
6.5ft
Length - Overall*
18.92ft
Height - Ground to Cab**
8.67ft
Height - Ground Clearance**
1.08ft
Height - Bucket Pin**
11.17ft
Dig Depth**
4.2in
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Departure Angle
33°
Clearance - Level Bucket**
10.5ft
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
8.17ft
Articulation Angle
39°
Width - Tread Center
5.08ft
Width - Bucket
6.75ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.83ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
6.75ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.83ft
Operating Weight
14319lb
Note (3)
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire.
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket.

Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler

Width - Tread Center
5.08ft
Width - Bucket
6.75ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.83ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
6.75ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.5ft
Operating Weight
14323lb
Note (3)
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire.
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket.
Machine Width
6.5ft
Length - Wheel Base
7.08ft
Height - Ground to Cab**
8.67ft
Length - Overall*
18.42ft
Height - Ground Clearance**
1.08ft
Height - Bucket Pin**
11.17ft
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Dig Depth**
3.9in
Departure Angle
33°
Clearance - Level Bucket**
10.5ft
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
8.58ft
Articulation Angle
39°

Drive Train

Reverse - Range 1
6mile/h
Reverse - Range 2
12mile/h
Reverse - High Range
22mile/h
Forward - Range 2
12mile/h
Forward - Range 1
6mile/h
Forward - High Range
22mile/h

High Performance

With its high full turn tipping loads and breakout forces, the M Series delivers a powerful solution for all customer applications.

Ease of Operation

State of the art electro-hydraulic system provides low effort, fine control with fast cycle times. The all-in-one joystick helps keep eyes on the work. Machine responsiveness can be adjusted with the push of a button, which allows you to set up the machine exactly the way you want it based on the application.

Comfortable Cab

High visibility cab increases comfort with an available deluxe seat, intuitive controls and settings. Optional soft touch pad contains new electronic functions and settings including Implement Modulation and Hystat Aggressiveness, Ride Control, Return to Dig, Lift Kickout, Engine Speed Control, and Rimpull Control. Optional built-in Machine Security System prevents machine theft.

Cat Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkage

The Cat optimized Z-bar loader linkage combines the digging efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrier capabilities for great performance and versatility. With parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range you can safely and confidently handle loads with precise control.

Power Train

Heavy duty axles and 100% diff-lock come standard on both the 20 km/h (12 mph) standard speed machine as well as the 35 km/h (22 mph) high speed option. Ride control is also available as an option, for added comfort and load retention when having to travel longer distances.

Versatility

Whether using a horizontal style coupler (HPL-ISO or HPL-A) or the Skid Steer Loader (SSL) style coupler, combined with standard flow or optional high flow hydraulics, the Cat Compact Wheel Loaders can use a large range of work tools including hydro mechanical work tools.

Serviceability

The design of the M Series allows quick and easy servicing. Tilt up engine hood and side service doors give exceptional access to the major components safely from ground level. S·O·SSM oil ports and pressure test points enable easy preventative maintenance.

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Transmission And Hydraulics
    • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
    • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
    • Adjustable high stat response settings
    • Electronic throttle lock
    • Ride control
    • Rimpull control
    • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering
    Engine
    • Engine block heater 120V
    • Precleaner for engine air filter
    Electrical
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Magnetic rotating beacon
    • Halogen working lights, two front and two rear
    • LED working lights, two front and two rear
    • Work tool wiring harness
    General
    • Custom color
    • Rear light guards
    • Tire options including heavy duty tires
    Fluids
    • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)
    Loader
    • Adjustable implement modulation
    • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
    • Load check valves
    • Return To Dig tool positioner
    Work Tools
    • For all work tool options, consult your local Cat dealer
    Operator Environment
    • Air conditioning
    • Cabin light
    • Cat Radio/FM/DAB+/Bluetooth/Aux/Mic/Phone/USB
    • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window and radio ready
    • Open canopy: fixed steering column, coat hook, sun visor (North America only)
    • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
    • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
    • Heater with window side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
    • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
    • Rear blind