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980M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

Net Power – ISO 9249

386 HP

288 kW

Operating Weight

66337 lb

30090 kg

Bucket Capacities

4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Overview

The Cat® 980M Wheel Loader offers significant fuel savings while lowering long-term costs. This machine meets emission standards and is designed to improve fuel economy without interrupting performance. The reliability, durability, and versatility result in machines that are better built to meet your needs.

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Specifications

Spec Value
Net Power – ISO 9249 386 HP 288 kW
Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV Tier 4/Stage IV
Maximum Power – 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995 425 HP 317 kW
Engine Model Cat C13 Cat C13
Maximum Power – 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995 – Metric 431 HP 317 kW
Peak Gross Torque – 1,200 rpm – ISO 14396 1609 ft·lbf 2182 N·m
Peak Gross Torque – 1,200 rpm – SAE J1995 1627 ft·lbf 2206 N·m
Maximum Net Power – 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249 386 HP 288 kW
Maximum Net Power – 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349 386 HP 288 kW
Maximum Net Power – 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349 – Metric 392 HP 288 kW
Maximum Net Power – 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249 – Metric 392 HP 288 kW
Maximum Net Torque – 1,100 rpm 1515 ft·lbf 2054 N·m
Maximum Power – 1,700 rpm – ISO 14396 – Metric 426 HP 313 kW
Displacement 763 in³ 12.5 l
Maximum Power – 1,700 rpm – ISO 14396 420 HP 313 kW
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. 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.
Spec Value
Operating Weight 66337 lb 30090 kg
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 (7.1 yd³) GP bucket with BOCE. 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 (7.1 yd³) GP bucket with BOCE.
Spec Value
Bucket Capacities 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³) 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
Spec Value
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value – Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value – Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 112 dB(A) 112 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value – Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value – Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 109 LWA*** 109 LWA***
Note (2) **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives. **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value – Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 dB(A)* 78 dB(A)*
Note (3) ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC. ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
Spec Value
Differential – Final Drives – Front 22 gal (US) 84 l
Crankcase 9.8 gal (US) 37 l
Differential – Final Drives – Rear 22 gal (US) 84 l
Cooling System 14 gal (US) 53 l
Hydraulic Tank 40 gal (US) 153 l
Transmission 20.3 gal (US) 77 l
Fuel Tank 112.5 gal (US) 426 l
DEF Tank 5.5 gal (US) 21 l
Spec Value
Forward – 4 24.5 mT/hr 39.5 km/h
Forward – 3 14.6 mT/hr 23.5 km/h
Forward – 2 8.3 mT/hr 13.3 km/h
Forward – 1 4.3 mT/hr 6.9 km/h
Reverse – 3 16.7 mT/hr 26.9 km/h
Reverse – 2 9.4 mT/hr 15.2 km/h
Reverse – 1 4.8 mT/hr 7.8 km/h
Reverse – 4 24.5 mT/hr 39.5 km/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
Spec Value
Breakout Force 50357 lbf 224 kN
Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – With Tire Deflection 43133 lb 19565 kg
Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – No Tire Deflection 45847 lb 20796 kg
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight." For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6. Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
Spec Value
Implement System – Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119 gal/min 449 l/min
Implement System – Maximum Operating Pressure 4975 psi 34300 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total 10.1 s 10.1 s
Spec Value
Wheel Base 12.5 ft 3800 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft 1900 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft 3296 mm
Overall Length – Without Bucket 26.83 ft 8164 mm
Tread Width 8 ft 2440 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.08 ft 4010 mm
Height – Top of Hood 10.25 ft 3110 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Height – Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft 3746 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.25 ft 678 mm
Rack Back – Maximum Lift 61 degrees 61 degrees
Rack Back – Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft 2469 mm
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft 453 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.58 ft 4760 mm
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees 39 degrees
Height – Top of ROPS 12.58 ft 3813 mm
Spec Value
Height – Top of ROPS 12.58 ft 3813 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft 4539 mm
Height – Top of Hood 10.25 ft 3110 mm
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft 453 mm
Overall Length – Without Bucket 26.17 ft 7964 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.42 ft 3795 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft 3296 mm
Wheel Base 12.5 ft 3800 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft 1900 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft 621 mm
Rack Back – Maximum Lift 61 degrees 61 degrees
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft 2469 mm
Height – Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft 3746 mm
Tread Width 8 ft 2440 mm
Rack Back – Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees 40 degrees
Spec Value
Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV Tier 4/Stage IV
Spec Value
Bucket Range 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³) 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

POWER TRAIN

  • Engine, Cat C13 meets Stage IV emission standards
  • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Economy Mode (selectable)
  • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
  • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Axles, open differential, front and rear
  • Heavy duty transmission (982M)
  • Axles, ecology drains
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Brake wear indicators
  • Parking brake, disc and caliper
  • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
  • Radiator, high debris, 6 fins per inch, 43° C cooling capacity

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Multi-function 18 cm color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera image display (reverse travel activated) and machine status, setting and health parameters
  • EH controls, SAL (single axis levers) lift and tilt function
  • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter
  • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
  • EH parking brake
  • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Coat hook (2)
  • Cab air filter
  • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, two dome (cab)
  • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Post mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
  • 3 recptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable, with indicator
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
  • Cab tie-off

COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM

  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engien oil, fuel pressure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil; Battery voltage hi/low; Engine air filter restriction; Hydraulic oil filter restriction; Hydraulic oil low; Parking brake; DEF low level; Transmission filter bypass

ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

  • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA
  • Ignition key; start/stop switch
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty
  • Starting and charging system (24V)
  • Lighting system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
  • Main disconnect switch
  • Receptacle start (cables not included)

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Link technologies: Product Link
  • Detect technologies: rear vision camera

LINKAGE

  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt levers
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)

HYDRAULICS

  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Ride control, 2V
  • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
  • Hoses, Cat XT™
  • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal
  • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
  • Oil sampling valves

FLUIDS

  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34° C

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Platform, window washing
  • Auto idle shutdown
  • Fenders, steel front with mud-flap/rear with extension
  • Guard, power train
  • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
  • Ether aid ready
  • Grill, airborne debris
  • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
  • Fuel cooler
  • Grease zerks
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Precleaner rain cap
  • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
  • Toolbox
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

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
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