Cat 980M

Medium Wheel Loaders

About the Cat 980M

 

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.

Specifications

Engine
Net Power - ISO 9249 288 kW
Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 317 kW
Engine Model Cat C13
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 317 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 2182 N·m
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 2206 N·m
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 288 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 288 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 288 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 288 kW
Maximum Net Torque - 1,100 rpm 2054 N·m
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 313 kW
Displacement 12.5 l
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 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.
Weights
Operating Weight 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
Buckets
Bucket Capacities 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A)
Note (1) *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)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 72 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 109 LWA***
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 Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 dB(A)*
Note (3) ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
Service Refill Capacities
Differential - Final Drives - Front 84 l
Crankcase 37 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 84 l
Cooling System 53 l
Hydraulic Tank 153 l
Transmission 77 l
Fuel Tank 426 l
DEF Tank 21 l
Transmission
Forward - 4 39.5 km/h
Forward - 3 23.5 km/h
Forward - 2 13.3 km/h
Forward - 1 6.9 km/h
Reverse - 3 26.9 km/h
Reverse - 2 15.2 km/h
Reverse - 1 7.8 km/h
Reverse - 4 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.
Operating Specifications
Breakout Force 224 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 19565 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 20796 kg
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
Hydraulic System
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 449 l/min
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 34300 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s
Dimensions - High Lift
Wheel Base 3800 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1900 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 3296 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 8164 mm
Tread Width 2440 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 4010 mm
Height - Top of Hood 3110 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3746 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 678 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2469 mm
Ground Clearance 453 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4760 mm
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Height - Top of ROPS 3813 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of ROPS 3813 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4539 mm
Height - Top of Hood 3110 mm
Ground Clearance 453 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 7964 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 3795 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 3296 mm
Wheel Base 3800 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1900 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 621 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2469 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3746 mm
Tread Width 2440 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees
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)

Features

RELIABILITY YOU CAN COUNT ON

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - RELIABILITY YOU CAN COUNT ON

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

BUILT TO PERFORM

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - BUILT TO PERFORM

DO MORE WITH LESS FUEL

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - DO MORE WITH LESS FUEL

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY

SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

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.
Cat 980M Wheel Loader - TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

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.
980M Block Handler with Cat BH Quick Couple and Forks

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