980M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

980M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

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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 ...
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Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
386HP
Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1627ft·lbf
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1609ft·lbf
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.
Maximum Net Torque - 1,100 rpm
1515ft·lbf
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
392HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349
386HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
392HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249
386HP
Displacement
763in³
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric
431HP
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995
425HP
Engine Model
Cat C13
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396
420HP
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
426HP

Weights

Operating Weight
66337lb
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

Buckets

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

Transmission

Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 4
24.5mT/hr
Reverse - 3
16.7mT/hr
Reverse - 2
9.4mT/hr
Reverse - 1
4.8mT/hr
Forward - 4
24.5mT/hr
Forward - 3
14.6mT/hr
Forward - 2
8.3mT/hr
Forward - 1
4.3mT/hr

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
78 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
109 LWA***
Note (3)
***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
Note (2)
**For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
112dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
72dB(A)
Note (1)
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
72dB(A)

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
5.5gal (US)
Fuel Tank
112.5gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
22gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
22gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
40gal (US)
Transmission
20.3gal (US)
Crankcase
9.8gal (US)
Cooling System
14gal (US)

Operating Specifications

Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
43133lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
45847lb
Breakout Force
50357lbf

Hydraulic System

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

Dimensions - Standard Lift

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

Dimensions - High Lift

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

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV

Bucket Capacities

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

RELIABILITY YOU CAN COUNT ON

  • Cat C13 engine offers increased power density with a combination of proven electronic fuel and air systems.
  • Equipped with automatic Cat regeneration system, Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump (Tier 4 Final and Stage V).
  • Features an electric fuel priming pump and a fuel/water separator.
  • Thorough component design and machine validation processes result in unmatched reliability and uptime.

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

  • Heavy-duty transmission and axles handle extreme applications.
  • Automatic planetary powershift (4F/4R) transmission features durable, long-lasting components.
  • Full-flow hydraulic filtration system with additional loop filtration improves hydraulic system strength and component life.

BUILT TO PERFORM

  • Increased engine power resulting in improved machine performance and response.
  • Lock-up clutch transmission, matching the engine power to increase fuel efficiency while delivering optimal performance.
  • Easy-to-load performance series buckets improve material retention and reduce dig times, significantly improving productivity and fuel efficiency.
  • Automatic idle engine shutdown system significantly reduces idle time, overall operating hours, and fuel consumption.
  • Optional aggregate handler configuration offers higher payload capability for loose aggregate handling.*

    * 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.

DO MORE WITH LESS FUEL

  • Deep system integration results in lower fuel consumption.
  • Significantly more fuel efficient than both the H and K Series loaders.
  • Power dense engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
  • The HEUI™ fuel system boosts performance and reduces soot.
  • Standard productive economy mode delivers more fuel savings with minimal productivity impact.
  • New split-flow oil system (transmission) uses multi-viscosity oil to improve fuel economy.

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

  • The next generation easily adjustable seat with updated styling and a revolutionary suspension system. It comes in three trim levels and can be equipped with a 4-point harness.
  • Sound-suppression, seals, and damping cab mounts decrease noise and vibration for a quieter work environment.
  • The seat-mounted electro-hydraulic joystick steering system provides precision control and dramatically reduces arm fatigue, resulting in excellent comfort and accuracy.
  • Smart ergonomic controls are easy to use, intuitive, anduser-friendly.
  • Touchscreen multi-function color display keeps operators focused.
  • The next generation of ride control works as a shock absorber, improving ride quality over rough terrain.
  • Inclined steps and convenient grab handles ease accessibility to the operating space.
  • Extended windows enhance visibility while convex and spot mirrors extend the driver’s view on the sides and rear.

SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY

  • Cab access with wide door, optional remote door opening,and stair-like steps add solid stability.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integrated spot mirrors, and rear-vision camera provide industry leading all-around visibility.
  • Computerized monitoring system includes several warning indicators.
  • Rear vision camera enhances visibility behind the machine, helping you work safely and confidently.
  • Optional rear object detection radar system warns you of an object in critical zone while going in reverse, enhancing job site safety.

SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Extended service intervals including -
  1. Engine oil and engine oil filter change interval up to 1000 hours (Tier 4 Final and Stage V)
  2. Hydraulic filter change interval up to 1000 hours
  3. Transmission oil change interval up to 2000 hours
  • One-piece tilting hood makes cab access fast and easy.
  • Electrical service centers enhance convenience and accessibility.
  • Buckets and components can be changed without leaving the cab, allowing the machine to quickly move from task to task.
  • Access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points means less servicing time is required.
  • Remote flash support.
  • Longer tire life with on-the-go traction aids.
  • Optional integrated Cat autolube system provides full lube system monitoring and diagnostic test visibility.

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

  • Developed to monitor, manage, and enhance your job site operations.
  • Payload provides accurate weighing* of the materials you are loading and hauling. Payload data is displayed in real-time to improve productivity and reduce overloading.
  • Detect enhances awareness of the environment around working equipment and provides alerts to help keep people and assets safe on the job site.
  • Link wirelessly connects you to your equipment, giving you access to essential information you need to know to run your business. Gain valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing allowing you to make timely, fact-based decisions that can boost job site efficiency and productivity.
  • Optional Advanced Productivity subscription provides comprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.

    * Not legal for trade.

PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

INDUSTRIAL & WASTE

  • Engineered for work in Transfer Stations, Recycling Depots, Scrap Yards and Demolition Sites.
  • Factory installed guarding improves uptime; guards protect axle seals, steering cylinders, crankcase, front frame, powertrain, tilt cylinders, lower cab and rear box. Package includes reinforced service centers, heavy duty cable steps, lift cylinder baffles, narrow front fenders, and steel rear fender deflectors.
  • Factory installed options available are solid tires, rear machine guard, rubber mounted cab glass, engine precleaner, powered and filtered cab precleaner and variable pitch cooling fan.
  • Cat Waste Buckets available separately are Load & Carry, Tamp & Clamp, Dozing, and Grapple can be fitted with steel or rubber cutting edge.

STEEL MILL

  • Designed for the challenging work environment of steel mills and slag handling applications.
  • Purpose built package provides heat protection for hydraulic hoses and electrical harness and components.
  • Guarding protects tilt cylinder, working lights and the underside of the machine.
  • Reinforcement strengthens fenders, wheel wells, service centers and metallic roof.
  • A Rear Egress System provides emergency stair down the back of the machine.
  • Ground level redundant controls including transmission, engine, and parking brake controls provide an added level of safety.
  • The CAT Slag Bucket is available separately.

FORESTRY

  • Designed for efficiency and productivity log and chip handling in paper, pellet and saw mills.
  • 980M Forest Machine includes logger counterweight and larger tilt cylinders to maintain stability carrying heavy loads, increase machine capacity 58% over base model.
  • Package also includes logger rear frame and Extreme Service Transmission.
  • Factory options available are 3rd function hydraulics to operate top or high dump bucket, front windshield guard, variable pitch fan, high debris cooler cores, engine precleaner, axle oil coolers and premium LED lighting package.
  • Work Tools available separately are Sorting Grapple, Millyard, Logging, Log & Lumber Forks and Light Material High Dump and Chip Buckets.

BLOCK HANDLER

  • Designed to get the work done in block quarries.
  • Larger tilt cylinders, Extreme Duty Transmission, Lock Up Clutch Torque Converter, Load Sensing Hydraulics with Ride Control all contribute to productivity.
  • Purpose built Block Handler rear frame, counterweight and heavy duty rims provide excellent machine life.
  • Block Handler Quick Coupler, Forks, Pry Tine, Rake and Bucket are available separately from Cat.

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    Power Train
    • Axles: Differentials: limited slip, front or rear; Axle oil cooler
    • Heavy duty transmission
    • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
    • Radiator, low debris, 9 fins per inch, high ambient 47° C cooling capacity
    Operator Environment
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Cover, HVAC metallic
    • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd function
    • Filter, carbon fresh air
    • Mirros, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Precleaner, HVAC
    • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
    • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
    • Radio, CB ready
    • Seat, heated air suspension
    • Steering, EH wheel with direction FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
    • Roof, metallic
    • Sun visor, rear
    • Windows, rubber mounted
    • Windows, with front guard
    • Windows, with heavy duty front guard
    • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
    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)
    Starters, Batteries, And Alternators
    • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V Engine Coolant Heater
    Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: VIMS
    • Payload technologies: Aggregate Autodig; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer
    • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
    • Machine Security System
    Linkage
    • High lift
    • Logger
    • Quick coupler ready
    Work Tools
    • Performance Series buckets
    • Forks, pallet
    • Forks, logging
    Hydraulics
    • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Logging linkage
    Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50° C
    Other Optional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Wheel chocks
    • Fenders, roading
    • Oil change, high speed engine
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
    Purpose Built Specialty Models
    • High Lift
    • Aggregate Handler
    • Industrial & Waste
    • Forestry
    • Steel Mill
    • Block Handler