986 Wheel Loader

986 Wheel Loader

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Cat® Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more ...
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Engine

Engine Model
C15 Cat®
Peak Power Speed
1600
Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995
456HP
Engine Power - ISO 14396
449HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
373HP
Rated Speed
2000
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - EEC 80/1269
373HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - EEC 80/1269 (DIN)
378HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249
373HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN)
378HP
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.75in
Displacement
927in²
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1778lb/ft
Torque Rise
16%
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards and Brazil MAR-1 emission standards, equivalent to China Nonroad Stage III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA

Transmission

Transmission Type
Cat planetary power shift
Forward - 1
5mile/h
Forward - 2
8mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2
8mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 3
14mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4
24mile/h
Reverse - 1
5mile/h
Reverse - 2
8mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2
9mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3
16mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 4
25.4mile/h

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight - Standard
97785lb
Operating Weight - High Lift
104005lb
Rated Payload - Standard (Quarry Face)
11ton (US)
Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard)
14ton (US)
Rated Payload - High Lift (Quarry Face)
11ton (US)
Rated Payload - Loose Material (High Lift)
12.1ton (US)
Bucket Capacity Range
5-10,3 m³ (6,5-13,5 yd.³)
Cat Truck Match - Standard
770/735/740/745
Cat Truck Match - High Lift
772/773

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
Load Sense
Lift/Tilt System - Pump
2 × 110 cc variable displacement
Maximum Flow at 2,165 rpm
123gal/min
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
4050psi
Lift Cylinder - Bore
7.5in
Lift Cylinder - Stroke
45in
Tilt Cylinder - Bore
6.7in
Tilt Cylinder - Stroke
28.4in

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Rack Back
4.5s
Raise
9s
Dump
3.5s
Lower
5.2s
Lower Float Down
4.3s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time
21.3s

Hydraulic System - Steering

Steering System - Circuit
Load Sense
Steering System - Pump
Piston, variable displacement
Maximum Flow at 1,400 rpm
52gal/min
Steering Cut Off Pressure
4000psi
Total Steering Angle
70°

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.

Axles

Front
Fixed
Rear
Trunnion
Oscillation Angle
±12.5°
Oscillation Angle - Chain Arrangement
±8.5°

Brakes

Brakes
ISO 3450:2011

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
141gal (US)
Fuel Tank - Short Lift
127gal (US)
Cooling Systems
26gal (US)
Crankcase
9gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
6gal (US)
Transmission
20gal (US)
Axle Oil - Differentials and Final Drives - Front
49gal (US)
Axle Oil - Differentials and Final Drives - Rear
45gal (US)
Hydraulic System Factory Fill
87gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only
34gal (US)

Operator's Cab

ROPS/FOPS
ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471:2008 (ROPS) and ISO 3449:2005 Level II (FOPS)

Sound Performance - Standard

Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
72dB(A)
Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
112dB(A)
Note
  • The operator sound pressure level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6396:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine cooling fan speed.
  • Hearing protection may be neede

Sound Performance - Suppression

Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
72dB(A)
Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
110dB(A)
Note
  • The operator sound pressure level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6396:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine cooling fan speed.
  • Hearing protection may be neede

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift Linkage

Ground to Top of ROPS
13.5ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
13.3ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.7ft
Ground to Center of Front Axle
3.2ft
Ground to Fuel Tank Clearance
2.3ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.5ft
Reach - Maximum Lift
7.1ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
10.1ft
B-Pin Height - Maximum Lift
16.1ft
Maximum Overall Height - Bucket Raised
22.4ft
Rear Axle - Centerline to Bumper
10.3ft
Wheel Base
12.5ft
Maximum Overall Length
36.6ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
13.8ft
Note
  • All dimensions are approximate.
  • Specs are calculated with a 6.1 m³ (8.0 yd³) rock bucket.

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift Linkage

Ground to Top of ROPS
13.5ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
13.3ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.7ft
Ground to Center of Front Axle
3.2ft
Ground to Fuel Tank Clearance
2.3ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.5ft
Reach - Maximum Lift
7.4ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.6ft
B-Pin Height - Maximum Lift
17.6ft
Maximum Overall Height - Bucket Raised
23.9ft
Rear Axle - Centerline to Bumper
10.3ft
Wheel Base
12.5ft
Maximum Overall Length
38ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
15.3ft
Note
  • All dimensions are approximate.
  • Specs are calculated with a 6.1 m³ (8.0 yd³) rock bucket.

Dimensions (Approximate) - Quick Coupler and 6.1 m³ (8.0 yd³) Bucket

Ground to Top of ROPS
13.5ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
13.3ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.7ft
Ground to Center of Rear Axle
3.2ft
Ground to Fuel Tank Clearance
2.3ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.5ft
Reach at Maximum Lift
8ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
10.7ft
B-Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15ft
Maximum Overall Height, Bucket Raised
20.9ft
Rear Axle Center Line to Bumper
10.3ft
Wheel Base
12.5ft
Maximum Overall Length
35ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
12.2ft

Dimensions (Approximate) - Quick Coupler and Fork

Ground to Top of ROPS
13.5ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
13.3ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.7ft
Ground to Center of Rear Axle
3.2ft
Ground to Fuel Tank Clearance
2.3ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.5ft
B-Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15ft
Rear Axle Center Line to Bumper
10.3ft
Wheel Base
12.5ft
Maximum Overall Length
35.4ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
12.6ft

PROVEN RELIABILITY

        

  • The highly responsive Cat C15 engine is built and tested for maximum performance.
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  • Mechanically actuated Electronic Unit Injection (MEUI™) fuel system and ADEM™ A5 electronic control module manage fuel delivery for optimum performance and quick engine response.
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  • Available in aggregate handler configuration with 14-ton payload.
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  • System match efficiency up to 60-ton rigid-frame trucks.

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

        

  • Best-in-class transmission for long life and consistent, smooth shifting; specifically designed for mining applications.
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  • Moves material more efficiently with improved power and control.
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  • Durable construction withstands the toughest loading conditions and multiple life cycles.
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  • Transmission neutralizer pedal extends service brake life and allows full power during stationary loading.
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  • Load sense hydraulics maximize performance, lower heat and fuel consumption.
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  • Advanced filtration system for extended performance and reliability of the hydraulic system.

PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY

        

  • Up to 10% more payload per pass, higher efficiency, and improved pass match.
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  • Field-proven lift arms for enhanced strength, uptime, and excellent visibility.
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  • Load-sensing hydraulic steering with 35-degree articulation for precise positioning.
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  • Maximum responsiveness with Steering and Integrated Control (STIC™), combining directional, gear, and steering controls in a single joystick.
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  • Most advanced payload weight measuring system available.
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  • Performance Buckets for superior digging, higher bucket fill factors, and reduced dig times.
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  • Cat Advansys™ ground engaging tools (GET) protect components and reduce operating costs.
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  • Excellent visibility to the bucket edges and work area.
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  • Convenient, responsive, electro-hydraulic controls increase operator productivity.

POWERFUL EFFICIENCY

        

  • Best-in-class efficiency while truck loading.
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  • Torque converter with lock-up clutch improves travel speed, cycle times.
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  • Engine Idle Shutdown saves fuel from unnecessary idling. Move up to 10% more material per gallon of fuel.
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  • Consistent performance and efficiency with lower system heat.

PRODUCTIVITY WITH TECHNOLOGY

        

  • Developed to monitor, manage, and enhance your jobsite operations.
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  • 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.
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  • Detect enhances awareness of the environment around working equipment and provides alerts to help keep people and assets safe on the jobsite.
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  • VisionLink® wirelessly connects you to your equipment, giving you access to essential information you need to know to run your business.
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  • Gain valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing.
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  • 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

SAFETY FIRST

        

  • Standard stairway lighting.
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  • Left- and right-hand stairs with 45-degree angle.
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  • Rear vision camera system.
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  • Large front and side windows.
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  • Pressurized cabin with filtered and reduced sound levels.

SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

        

  • Up to 10% lower maintenance costs.
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  • Advanced filtration system for extended performance.
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  • Extended service intervals for fluids and filters.
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  • Ground level or platform access to transmission control valves.
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  • Grouped service points.
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  • Centralized, ground level grease points and remote pressure taps.
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  • Ground electrical service center.
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  • Reduced waste with maintenance-free or extended-maintenance batteries.
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  • Swing-out engine compartment service doors.
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  • Tire pressure monitoring to enhance tire life.
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  • Longer life, rebuildability, and high resale value.
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  • Electro-hydraulic controls.

OPERATOR COMFORT AND CONTROL

        

  • Best-in-class operator comfort and ergonomics.
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  • Integrated steering and transmission controls.
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  • Convenient, automatic, inside-the-cab implement kickouts.
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  • Easy-to-use soft detent controls.
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  • Comfort Series III seats with extra thick, contoured cushions.
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  • Air suspension system.
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  • Easy-to-reach levers and controls with six-way adjustment.
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  • Seat-mounted implement pod with STIC steering.
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  • Ergonomic switch placement and displays with large backlit switches and LED indicators.
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  • Two-position rocker switch activates the electro-hydraulic parking brake.
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  • Automatic cab temperature controls.
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  • Precise machine control by load-sensing hydraulic steering system.
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  • Fold-up STIC steer/armrest.

PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

Block Handler

        

  • Delivers stability and durability with an optimized counterweight for block handling applications.
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  • An additional hydraulic valve with the Quick Coupler allows the operator to switch work tools and immediately lock the work tool.
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  • Larger tilt and lift cylinders on the linkage help improve load control and ensure safe and long lasting operation.
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  • Ride control acts as a shock absorber, providing the operator with a smoother ride over rough terrain.
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  • Linkage layout designed to maximize lift capability in block handling application.
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  • High load stresses are absorbed by solid steel lift arms.
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  • Enhanced strength in key pin areas through the use of one-piece castings.
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  • Stress released lift arms increase durability and lengthen time to repair.

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    Power Train
    • –50° C (–58° F) antifreeze
    • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
    • Engine block heater 120V or 240V
    • High ambient cooling – software
    • Cat Production Measurement
    Miscellaneous Attachments
    • Front and rear roading fenders
    • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
    • Cold Weather Starting (extra two batteries)
    Other Optional Configurations
    • Aggregate Handler
    • Block Handler
    Operator Environment
    • Cab powered precleaner
    • Cat Detect Vision
    • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
    • Satellite Sirius radio with Bluetooth
    • LED warning strobe
    • CB radio ready
    • Window pull down visor
    • Handrail mounted mirrors