Cat 908 Compact Wheel Loader

Cat 908 Compact Wheel Loader

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Cat® wheel loaders set the standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and operator comfort. The Cat 908 Compact Wheel Loader has a high torque C2.8 engine that works in conjunction with ...
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Engine

Maximum Gross Power
74.7HP
Engine Model
Cat C2.8*
Maximum Engine Speed
2550 rpm
Maximum Gross Power - Rated Engine Speed
2400r/min
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.7HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
74.3HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric)
75.3mhp
Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed
2400r/min
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
72.7HP
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
72.1HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (metric)
73.1mhp
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995
222lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
221lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
218lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249
217lb/ft
Displacement
171in³
Bore
3.54in
Stroke
4.33in
Note
*Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Note (1)
Maximum gross and net torque measured at 1,600 rpm.
Note (2)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (3)
Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel.

Weights

Operating Weight
14617lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
0.80-1.35 m³ (1.0-1.7 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material
1.25-1.55 m³ (1.6-2.0 yd³)
Multi-Purpose
0.75-1.1 m³ (1.0-1.4 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.
Note (1)
Bucket capacities stated include BOCE, in line with ISO 7546.

Sustainability

Recyclability
93%

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
24Gal
Cooling System
3.2Gal
Engine Crankcase
2.3Gal
Axles - Front Center Differential
2.3Gal
Axles - Rear Center Differential
2.3Gal
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
18.6Gal
Hydraulic Tank
11.8Gal
Transmission
0.6Gal
Note
No Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fluid needed on this size engine.

Axles

Front
Fixed (standard)
Rear
Fixed (standard)
Note
Oscillation of ±11 degrees via hitch between front and rear frames.

Steering

Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
12.3gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3336psi
Steering Cycle Times – (full left to full right) – at High Idle
2.8s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
3.25 turns or 4.00 turns

Transmission

Forward and Reverse - Speed Range Creep#
6mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 1*
6mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 2** - High Speed
11mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 2** - Standard
12mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 3***
25mile/h
Note
#Factory default shown, can be adjusted to any speed up to 19 km/h (12 mph).
Note (1)
*Creep function not available in this gear or above.
Note (2)
**Max speed dependent on model and configuration (standard vs. high speed transmission).
Note (3)
***Reverse is 30 km/h (19 mph).

Tires

Tire Size - Standard
*405/70 R20 SPT9
Tire Size - Optional
405/70 R20 Powerloads
Tire Size - Optional (1)
400/70 R20 XMCL/Bibload
Tire Size - Optional (2)
360/80 R20 TRI 2
Tire Size - Optional (3)
40X14-20 TL, SM/TR
Note
*This tire has been used for all dimension, stability and performance data.
Note (1)
Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2)
In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1)
Canopy and cab, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are available worldwide. Canopy not available in EU.
Note (2)
The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 71 dB(A).
Note (3)
*Measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Note (4)
The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). 99 dB(A) Low Sound – Option available.

Loader Hydraulic System

Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice)
3408psi
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) - Standard Flow*
24gal/min
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) - High Flow*
33gal/min
Main Relief - 2nd Auxiliary (4th slice)
3408psi
Main Relief - 2nd Auxiliary (4th slice) - Flow
12gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback
2.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
5.8s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
1.8s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down
3.6s
Note
* Maximum flow stated, actual flow delta could be 6% from data shown. Also adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through display.

Dimensions - With HPL-V Coupler - Approximate#

Height: Ground to Cab**
8.75ft
Height: Ground to Beacon**
9.33ft
Height: Ground Axle Center**
1.67ft
Height: Ground Clearance**
1ft
Length: Overall*
18.17ft
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper
4.5ft
Length: Hitch to Front Axle
3.5ft
Length: Wheel Base
7.08ft
Clearance: Bucket at 45° *
8.5ft
Clearance: Load over Height**
9.67ft
Clearance: Level Bucket**
10.42ft
Height: Bucket Pin**
11.08ft
Height: Overall**
14.08ft
Reach: Bucket at 45° *
2.5ft
Carry Height: Bucket Pin
1.08ft
Dig Depth**
0.42ft
Width: Bucket
6.75ft
Width: Tread Center
5.08ft
Turning Radius: Over Bucket
14.92ft
Width: Over Tires
6.5ft
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
13.33ft
Turning Radius: Inside of Tires
6.67ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
53°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Rack Angle at Carry
51°
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Articulation Angle - Degrees
39°
Operating Weight: Bucket?^
14617lb
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1?†
10604lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1?†
8947lb
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines?^^
14252lb
Tipping Load - Straight?†
8639lb
80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3?††
5813lb
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket
Note (2)
**Vary with tire
Note (3)
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4)
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5)
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6)
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7)
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8)
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II

Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate

Height - Ground to Cab
8.75ft
Height: Ground to Beacon**
9.33ft
Height: Ground Axle Center**
1.67ft
Height - Ground Clearance
1ft
Length - Overall with Bucket
18.67ft
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper
4.5ft
Length: Hitch to Front Axle
3.5ft
Length - Wheel Base
7.08ft
Clearance - Bucket at 45°
8.17ft
Clearance: Load over Height**
9.67ft
Clearance - Level Bucket
10.42ft
Height - Bucket Pin
11.08ft
Height: Overall**
14.42ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°
2.83ft
Carry Height: Bucket Pin
1.17ft
Dig Depth
0.45ft
Width - Bucket
6.75ft
Width - Tread Center
5.08ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
15.08ft
Width - Over Tires
6.5ft
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
13.33ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire
6.67ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
49°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Rack Angle at Carry
53°
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Articulation Angle - Degrees
39°
Operating Weight: Bucket?^
14806lb
Tipping Load – Straight – ISO 14397-1?†
9581lb
Tipping Load – Full Turn – ISO 14397-1?†
7985lb
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines?^^
14391lb
Tipping Load - Straight?†
8043lb
80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3?††
5438lb
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket
Note (2)
**Vary with tire
Note (3)
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4)
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5)
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6)
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7)
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8)
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II

Dimensions - High Lift - With HPL-V Coupler - Approximate#

Height: Ground to Cab**
8.75ft
Height: Ground to Beacon**
9.33ft
Height: Ground Axle Center**
1.67ft
Height: Ground Clearance**
1ft
Length: Overall*
20.17ft
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper
4.5ft
Length: Hitch to Front Axle
3.5ft
Length: Wheel Base
7.08ft
Clearance: Bucket at 45° *
10.75ft
Clearance: Load over Height**
14.08ft
Clearance: Level Bucket**
12ft
Height: Bucket Pin**
12.75ft
Height: Overall**
15.67ft
Reach: Bucket at 45° *
3.42ft
Carry Height: Bucket Pin
1.67ft
Dig Depth**
0.25ft
Width: Bucket
6.75ft
Width: Tread Center
5.08ft
Turning Radius: Over Bucket
15.92ft
Width: Over Tires
6.5ft
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
13.33ft
Turning Radius: Inside of Tires
6.67ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
70°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
40°
Rack Angle at Carry
47°
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Articulation Angle - Degrees
39°
Operating Weight: Bucket?^
14902lb
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1?†
9064lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1?†
7595lb
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines?^^
14923lb
Tipping Load - Straight?†
7039lb
80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3?††
4743lb
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket
Note (2)
**Vary with tire
Note (3)
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4)
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5)
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6)
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7)
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8)
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II

Dimensions - High Lift - With SSL Coupler - Approximate

Height: Ground to Cab**
8.75ft
Height: Ground to Beacon**
9.33ft
Height: Ground Axle Center**
1.67ft
Height: Ground Clearance**
1ft
Length: Overall*
20.67ft
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper
4.5ft
Length: Hitch to Front Axle
3.5ft
Length: Wheel Base
7.08ft
Clearance: Bucket at 45° *
10.25ft
Clearance: Load over Height**
14.08ft
Clearance: Level Bucket**
12ft
Height: Bucket Pin**
12.75ft
Height: Overall**
16ft
Reach: Bucket at 45° *
3.58ft
Carry Height: Bucket Pin
1.67ft
Dig Depth**
0.25ft
Width: Bucket
6.75ft
Width: Tread Center
5.08ft
Turning Radius: Over Bucket
16.08ft
Width: Over Tires
6.5ft
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
13.33ft
Turning Radius: Inside of Tires
6.67ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
66°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
33°
Rack Angle at Carry
41°
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Articulation Angle - Degrees
39°
Operating Weight: Bucket?^
15124lb
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1?†
8262lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1?†
6888lb
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines?^^
15062lb
Tipping Load - Straight?†
6442lb
80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3?††
4368lb
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket
Note (2)
**Vary with tire
Note (3)
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4)
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5)
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6)
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7)
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8)
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II

CONFIGURED FOR SUCCESS

Cat® wheel loaders set the standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and operator comfort. The Cat 908 Compact Wheel Loader has a high torque C2.8 engine that works in conjunction with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver exceptional fuel efficiency. Dependent on regional requirements our engines emit equivalent to EU Stage IIIA (U.S. EPA Tier 3) or meets EU Stage V (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final) with a clean emission module designed to manage itself so you can concentrate on the task at hand.

ENJOY ALL DAY COMFORT

  • All new cab is spacious, quiet and comfortable with all around 360° visibility to keep you productive throughout the day. Seat-mounted controls feature a multifunction joystick for lift and tilt functions with an integrated thumb operated speed range, forward/neutral/reverse (FNR) switch, trigger operated differential lock and constant flow. Optional fourth function joystick also available.
  • Digital display with soft touch buttons for customized settings to easily control linkage and drive train to further enhance operator comfort and safety.

EFFICIENTLY POWERFUL

  • Cat C2.8 engine provides a cleaner, quieter operation while delivering superior performance and durability through a high torque, low speed design. Caterpillar’s exclusive Intelligent Power Management system monitors operator input and available power to keep the machine working at peak efficiency.
  • “Shift on the go” locking differentials and hydrostatic transmission provide smooth and powerful operation while increasing the efficiency of machine cycles. New Powertrain (Utility) Mode via the display enables right pedal machine operation giving further improved operator controllability of attachment RPM versus machine ground speed over creep control and inching pedal.

WORK MADE EASY

  • All-in-one joystick to keep eyes on the work while maximizing operation of hydro-mechanical attachments with a state of the art pressure compensated electro-hydraulic system. Optimized Z-bar linkage for great performance and versatility with buckets that now have the DNA of the larger Cat loaders, such as curved side plates and a flat torque tube for parallel reference to the cutting edge.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • Work as one with your machine by customizing the controls. Operator can adjust machine responsiveness with the push of a button based on the attachment or application. Once customized, settings can be locked with “simplified mode” to ensure the machine is consistent and intuitive for every user.
  • Machine security is enhanced with a standard keycode or optional Bluetooth® technology.

PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

  • Machines can be built to meet industry and application specific needs: Agriculture, General Construction, Industrial and Waste, Landscaping or Snow Removal.
  • The 908 is availble with the following specific handler arrangements: Ag Handler and Waste Handler

AFTERMARKET AND SERVICES

  • Range of services and aftermarket retrofits and upgrades available to keep your machine going and configured for your application.
  • Service and maintenance parts available, including a range of self-service options (SSO) and dealer installed kits.
  • Integrated Technology available to reduce service costs and maintenance.

SUSTAINABILITY

  • The Cat® C2.8 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown Timer reduces fuel burn, greenhouse gas emissions and unnecessary idle time by shutting down the machine after a pre-set idling period.
  • Remote Troubleshoot decreases maintenance time and keeps your machine running with maximum efficiency by allowing your Cat dealer to virtually test the machine while working. Once a problem is identified, a technician can fix it the first time, saving time and money.
  • Remote Flash minimizes downtime and maintenance time while keeping your asset running with maximum efficiency. Alerts for machine updates are sent virtually from your Cat dealer and updates can be deployed without a dealer technician needing to be onsite.
  • Advanced Electro Hydraulic System provides the optimum balance of power and efficiency while giving you the control you need for your precise jobsite requirements.
  • Engine Demand Fan is hydraulically driven to provide machine cooling only when needed, improving fuel efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Hydrostatic Transmission is an efficient way to transfer engine power to the wheels at low speeds versus a torque converter.
  • Efficient HVAC regulates temperature control. No need to leave the machine running to cool the cab.
  • Shift on the go transmission, means no need to stop so you keep your momentum.

Optional Equipment:

    Power Train
    • Antifreeze, extended life coolant, –50° C (–58° F)
    • Cold start – jacket water heater, bypass valve
    • Creep and throttle lock function
    • Fuel pump, priming, electric (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    • 40 km/h (25 mph) hydrostatic transmission, 3-speed, “shift on the go”, secondary steering and boosted brakes
    • Power train mode, utility (includes keypad)
    Electrical
    • Lighting packages, multiple; front, rear, engine bay (LED or HAL)
    • Push to start
    • Work tool wiring harness, (3) in cab switches
    Hydraulics
    • Auxiliary flow, single standard (3) valve, single high flow (3) valve, dual high flow (4) valve
    • Caterpillar Bio HYDO Advanced hydraulic oil
    • Connect under pressure and case drain
    • Ride Control or load check valves (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    • Reversing fan
    • Quick disconnect auxiliary hydraulics
    Operator Station
    • Air Conditioning, automatic temperature control (ATC)
    • Doors, sliding windows (left and right)
    • Interior light, door activated
    • Joystick, FNR, twin auxiliary roller, differential lock, horn
    • Joystick, seat mounted, multifunction
    • Mirrors (2) electronically adjustable, heated external, plus lower parabolic mirror
    • Phone holder, spring loaded
    • Radio, FM or digital audio broadcast
    • Seat belt options, multiple
    • Seat packages; deluxe or premium
    • Secondary display, front or rear view camera
    • Soft touch keypad options, 8 or 16 button
    • Storage, lockable box or lockable cooled box
    • Sun visor, rear perforated
    • USB ports (2), interior
    Other
    • Couplers, vertical (SSL), horizontal (HPL-V, HPL-A)
    • Rotary sensors (snubbing, kickouts, parallel)