986K Wheel Loader

986K 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

Net Power
373HP
Engine Model
C15 Cat®
Emissions
Tier 4 Final/Stage V, or China Nonroad Stage III and Brazil MAR-1 equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA
Gross Power - ISO 14396
449HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995
456HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 (DIN)
462HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396
449HP
Peak Power Speed - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN)
455HP
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
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349
373HP
Rated Speed - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349 (DIN)
378HP
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.75in
Displacement
927in²
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1778lb/ft
Torque Rise
16%

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight
98806lb
Operating Weight - Standard
97785lb
Operating Weight - High Lift
104005lb
Rated Payload - Quarry Face
11ton (US)
Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard)
14ton (US)
Rated Payload - Loose Material (High Lift)
12.1ton (US)
Rated Payload - Standard (Quarry Face)
11ton (US)
Rated Payload - Standard Lift (Low to Moderate Digging Resistance)
14ton (US)
Rated Payload - High Lift (Quarry Face)
11ton (US)
Rated Payload - High Lift (Low to Moderate Digging Resistance)
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

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
5-10,3 m³ (6,5-13,5 yd.³)

Transmission

Transmission Type
Cat-Planeten-Lastschaltgetriebe
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

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

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
141gal (US)
Fuel Tank - Short Lift
127gal (US)
Cooling Systems
26gal (US)
Crankcase
9gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank (For Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Only)
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)

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

Hydraulic System - Steering

ISO 5010:2007 - Steering System - Circuit
Load Sense
ISO 5010:2007 - Steering System - Pump
Piston, variable displacement
ISO 5010:2007 - Maximum Flow at 1,400 rpm
52gal/min
ISO 5010:2007 - Steering Cutoff Pressure
4000psi
ISO 5010:2007 - Total Steering Angle
70°

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.

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

Robust Structures

Your bottom line is improved by highly durable structures that achieve multiple life cycles and withstand the toughest loading conditions.

  • Full box-section rear frame resists torsional shock and twisting forces.
  • Heavy-duty steering cylinder mounts efficiently transmit loads into the frame.
  • Cast axle pivot mounting areas better disperse stress loads for increased structural integrity.
Lift Arms

Your key to maximum uptime and productivity is our field-proven lift arms.

  • Excellent visibility to the bucket edges and work area through a Z-bar design.
  • High load stresses are absorbed by the solid steel lift arms.
  • Enhance strength in key pin areas through the use of one piece castings.
Front Linkage

To ensure long life and reliability, the linkage pin joints feature a greased pin design with optional auto lube system.

PROVEN RELIABILITY

Cat® Planetary Powershift Transmission

Building your success begins with a best-in-class transmission designed specifically for mining applications.

  • Consistent, smooth shifting and efficiency through integrated electronic controls.
  • Heat treated gears and shafts extend component life and maximize reliability.
  • Four forward and four reverse speeds to match your application.
Cat C15 Engine

Durability and efficiency at the heart of your 986K comes from the Cat® C15 engine. Optimum performance is built in to this 6 cylinder turbocharged engine.

  • Meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV, or China Nonroad Stage III and Brazil MAR-1 emission standards equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA.
  • Mechanically Actuated Electronic Unit Injection (MEUI™) gives the C15 complete control over injection timing, duration and pressure.
  • The Advanced Diesel Engine Management (ADEM™) A4 electronic control module manages fuel delivery to optimize performance and provide quick engine response.
Transmission Neutralizer Pedal
  • Extends service brake life by neutralizing transmission as service brakes are applied.
  • Allows full power to implement system while the machine is stationary during truck loading.

Set Point for Neutralization – Start of service brake pressure modulation

Full Pedal Travel – Maximum brake pressure

PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY

Load Sense Hydraulics

Increase efficiency through our Load Sense Hydraulic System. Load sense hydraulics maximize performance by directing hydraulic fluid flow through implement and steering system only when needed.

  • Lowered fuel consumption.
  • Consistent performance and efficiency with lower system heat.
Electro Hydraulic Controls

Operators increase productivity with our responsive implements feature.

  • Operate comfortably through electronically controlled hydraulic cylinder stops.
  • Handle easy-to-use soft detent controls.
  • Conveniently set automatic implement kickouts from inside the cab.
Steering System

Confident loader operation starts with precise machine control enabled by the 986K's load sensing hydraulic steering system.

  • Increase efficiency with our variable displacement piston pumps.
  • Achieve precise positioning for easy loading in tight areas with 35 degrees of steering articulation.
  • Enhance operator comfort with integrated steering and transmission control functions.
Filtration System

Benefit from extended performance and reliability of your hydraulic system with our advanced filtration system.

  • Hydraulic oil cooler return filter.
  • Pilot filter.
  • Return and case drain screens inside hydraulic tank.
  • Axle oil cooler screens if equipped.

OPERATOR COMFORT AND CONTROL

Your operators can work more efficiently and stay comfortable with our customer-inspired cab features.

Entry and Exit

Enter and exit the cab easily and safely with these newly designed, ergonomic features.

  • Fold up STIC™ steer/armrest.
  • Reduced access stairway angles.
  • Standard stairway lighting.
Cat Comfort Series III Seat

Enhance comfort and helps reduce operator fatigue with Cat Comfort Series III seat.

  • Mid back design and extra thick, contoured cushions.
  • Air suspension system.
  • Easy-to-reach seat levers and controls for six way adjustments.
  • Seat-mounted implement pod and STIC steer that moves with the seat.
  • 76 mm (3 in) wide retractable seat belt.
  • Optional 4-point seat belt.
Control Panel

Ergonomic placement of switches and information display keep your operators comfortable all day every day.

  • Large backlit membrane switches feature LED activation indicators.
  • Switches feature ISO symbols for quick function identification.
  • Two position rocker switch activates the electro hydraulic park brake.
Environment

Your operator's productivity is enhanced with our clean, comfortable cab environment.

  • Experience reduced vibrations from isolated cab mounts and seat air suspension.
  • Maintain desired cab temperature with automatic temperature controls.
  • Pressurized cab with filtered air.
  • Reduced operator sound levels.
  • Convenient floor storage tray/lunch box.

PRODUCTIVITY WITH TECHNOLOGY

Integrated electronics provide flexible levels of information to both the site and the operator. This integration creates a smart machine and more informed operator, maximizing the productivity of both.

Information Display

We have worked hard to help our customers and operators perform at their best through our newly upgraded touch screen information display.

  • Intuitive operation and easy navigation with our enhanced user interface.
  • Decrease service time by keeping operators informed about machine systems.
Cat Production Measurement

Brings payload weighing to the cab, enabling operators to weight loads on-the-go during loading operations. Loads are weighed as the bucket is raised during the lift cycle – eliminating the need to interrupt the load cycle, improving loading efficiency.

  • Operators can view load weights on the information display.
  • Instant feedback gives operators the confidence to work more effectively.
  • Operators can track recorded weights and cycles using the display.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Tire pressure monitoring is a fully integrated feature which allows operators to monitor inflation of tires. Available through the Information Display, the operator can quickly see the current pressure settings and temperature of each tire.

Product Link™ Cat Elite

Take the guesswork out of asset management with Product Link remote monitoring.

  • Advanced Productivity App (Available as Subscription) helps to optimize worksite operations with detailed payload, cycle, fuel report and remote truck/material list management.
  • Remote access to information through the easy-to-use VisionLink® interface.
  • Maximize uptime by staying informed on machine systems and diagnostic codes.
  • Track machine with utilization, fuel usage, and payload summaries.
  • Stay up to date on machine location, service meter hours, and reporting status.

SAFETY FIRST

We are constantly improving our products in an effort to provide a safe work environment for the operator and those who work on your job site.

Machine Access
  • Machines equipped with left and right hand stairs with 45 degree angle enhance safety for operators getting on and off the 986K.
  • Continuous walkway with non-skid surfaces are designed into the service areas.
  • Maintain three points of contact at all times through ground level or platform accessible service areas.
Visibility
  • External guardrail mounted rearview mirrors ensure enhanced visibility for safe operation.
  • Cat Vision and optional Cat Detect with radar increase operator awareness around the machine.
  • Halogen, HID, or LED lights provide excellent workspace visibility.
  • Cab mounted LED warning beacons.
Operator Environment
  • Reduced vibrations to the operator with isolated cab mounts and seat mounted implement and steering controls.
  • Low interior sound levels.
  • Pressurized cab with filtered air.
  • Standard 76 mm (3 in) seat belts on the operator seat.

SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

We can help you succeed by ensuring your 986K has design features to reduce your downtime.
  • Longer service intervals on fluids and filters.
  • Safe and convenient service with ground level or platform access and grouped service points.
  • Centralized, ground level grease points for injecting grease into linkage pin joints.
  • Centralized remote pressure taps for power train components.
  • Ground electrical service center with Jump Start Receptacle, Emergency engine shutdown switch, Battery disconnect switch and Circuit breakers.

TOP-TIER SERVICE AND SUPPORT

Legendary Cat Dealer Support

A valued partner, your Cat dealer is available whenever you need them.

  • Preventive maintenance programs and guaranteed maintenance contracts.
  • Best-in-class parts availability.
  • Improve your efficiency with operator training.
  • Genuine Cat Remanufactured parts.

REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Reducing Impact to the Environment

Sustainability is designed and built into our 986K's features.

  • Engine Idle Shutdown can help you save fuel by avoiding unnecessary idling.
  • Reduce waste with our maintenance free or extended maintenance batteries.
  • To assist with maximizing machine life, Caterpillar provides a number of sustainable options such as our Reman and Certified Rebuild programs. In these programs, reused or remanufactured components can deliver cost savings of 40 to 70 percent, which lowers operating cost while reducing impact to the environment.
  • Caterpillar offers retrofit packages to bring new features to older machines, maximizing your resource. And, when you go through the Cat Certified Rebuild program, these retrofit kits are part of the rebuild process.

ATTACHMENTS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS

Performance Series Buckets

Performance Series Buckets feature an optimized profile maximizing material retention and minimizing dig time, translating into significant productivity and fuel efficiency improvements. All 986K buckets are manufactured with the Performance Series design.

Rock Buckets

Designed for use in bank or face loading of limestone and other unprocessed rock. Application also includes truck and hopper loading for a wide range of quarry materials. GET includes spade nose cutting edge with adapters, half arrow segments, bottom wear plates, and side bar protectors.

Heavy Duty Rock Buckets

Designed for use in applications like face loading tightly compacted pit materials or handling materials of moderate abrasion and high impacts. GET are similar to the rock bucket with the addition of floor liner, half radius liners and bolt-on bottom edge wear plates. 20-series mechanically attached wear plates (MAWPS) are provided for additional wear protection and improved serviceability. Base edge end protection, ski plates, additional side wear plates, wings and an extra set of side bar protectors are also included.

General Purpose Buckets

Designed for use primarily in stockpiling, re-handling and aggregate applications. GET includes a straight base edge with a bolt-on cutting edge system. Curved side bars are provided to aid in material retention.

Coal Buckets

Designed with a larger capacity for use in applications with light density and non-abrasive materials. GET includes a straight base edge with a bolt-on cutting edge system.

Cat Advansys™ Ground Engaging Tools

Protect expensive components. Reduce your operating costs. Get the most out of your machine’s performance. Choose from a variety of performance-built Advansys GET like these to meet your application requirements.

CapSure™ Retention Technology

Simplify GET component replacement with hammerless CapSure retention for fast, easy and safe installation. CapSure tips, shrouds and sidebar protectors are easily locked and unlocked with a 180 degree turn of a ¾ inch (19 mm) ratchet.

EFFICIENT EQUIPMENT MATCH

Efficient Combination

For full truck payloads with minimum loading time, an efficient loading/hauling system starts with a perfect match. Cat wheel loaders are matched with Cat articulated and off-highway trucks to maximize volume of material moved at the lowest operating cost per ton.

The 986K equipped with the standard linkage is a perfect four pass match for the 770G (38.6 tonnes/42.6 tons). The 986K equipped with a high lift linkage is capable of loading a 772G (47.7 tonnes/52 tons) in 5 passes and a 773E or 773G (56 tonnes/61.7 tons) in 6 passes.

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)
    • Aggregate Handler
    • Wheel chocks
    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