980M Wheel Loader

980M Wheel Loader

The 980M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. Deep system integration provides you with a machine that has reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to you. This machine deliversthe reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.

Net Power - ISO 9249
373 hp
Operating Weight
66337 lb
Engine Model
Cat C13 ACERT
Displacement
763 in³

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
373hp
Engine Model
Cat C13 ACERT
Displacement
763in³
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1995
412hp
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1995 (metric)
417hp
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396
406HP
Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 14396 (metric)
412hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1349
373hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1349 (metric)
378hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 9249
373hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
378hp
Peak Gross Torque (1,300 rpm) – SAE J1995
1617lbf-ft
Peak Gross Torque (1,300 rpm) – ISO 14396
1602lbf-ft
Maximum Net Torque (1,000 rpm)
1505lbf-ft
Net Power - ISO 9249
373HP
Engine Model
Cat C13 ACERT
Displacement
763in³
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995
412HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249
373HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
378HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349
373HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
378HP
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm
1505lb/ft
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
412HP
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric
417HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - ISO 14396
1602lb/ft
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - SAE J1995
1617lb/ft

Weights

Operating Weight
66337lb
Operating Weight
66337lb
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
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

Transmission

Forward 1
4.3mph
Forward 2
8.3mph
Forward 3
14.6mph
Forward 4
24.5mph
Reverse 1
4.8mph
Reverse 2
9.4mph
Reverse 3
16.7mph
Reverse 4
24.5mph
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
Forward - 1
4.3mile/h
Forward - 2
8.3mile/h
Forward - 3
14.6mile/h
Forward - 4
24.5mile/h
Reverse - 1
4.8mile/h
Reverse - 2
9.4mile/h
Reverse - 3
16.7mile/h
Reverse - 4
24.5mile/h
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
12gal
Crankcase
9.8gal
Transmission
20.3gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Front
22gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
22gal
Hydraulic Tank
40gal
Fuel Tank
112.5gal
Cooling System
12gal (US)
Crankcase
9.8gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
22gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
22gal (US)
Fuel Tank
112.5gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
40gal (US)
Transmission
20.3gal (US)

Operating Specifications

Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – with Tire Deflection
43133lb
Note
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
Breakout Force
50357lbf
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
45847lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
43133lb
Note
For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”

Hydraulic System

Implement System: Maximum Pump Output (2,250 rpm)
119gal/min
Implement System: Maximum Operating Pressure
4975psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total
10.1Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.1s
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4975psi
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm
119gal/min

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
112dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
78 dB(A)*
Note
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
Note
*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)
112dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
78 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
75dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
75dB(A)

Dimensions – Standard Lift

Height to Top of Hood
10.25ft
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.33ft
Height to Top of ROPS
12.58ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.25ft
Wheelbase
12.50ft
Overall Length (without bucket)
26.17ft
Hinge-Pin Height at Maximum Lift
14.83ft
Hinge-Pin Height at Carry
2.08ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
12.42ft
Rack Back at Maximum Lift
61 degrees
Rack Back at Carry Height
48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
40 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires
10.83ft
Tread Width
8.00ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.

Dimensions – High Lift

Height to Top of Hood
10.25ft
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.33ft
Height to Top of ROPS
12.58ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17ft
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.25ft
Wheelbase
12.50ft
Overall Length (without bucket)
26.83ft
Hinge-Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.58ft
Hinge-Pin Height at Carry
2.25ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.08ft
Rack Back at Maximum Lift
61 degrees
Rack Back at Carry Height
48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires
10.83ft
Tread Width
8.00ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range
4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
Bucket Range
4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent

Emissions
Tier 3/Stage IIIA

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Dimensions - High Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.25ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.33ft
Height - Top of Hood
10.25ft
Height - Top of ROPS
12.58ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.25ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.58ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.08ft
Maximum Width over Tires
10.83ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.83ft
Rack Back - Carry Height
48 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
61 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Tread Width
8ft
Wheel Base
12.5ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.25ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.33ft
Height - Top of Hood
10.25ft
Height - Top of ROPS
12.58ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.08ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
14.83ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
12.42ft
Maximum Width over Tires
10.83ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.17ft
Rack Back - Carry Height
48 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
61 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
40 degrees
Tread Width
8ft
Wheel Base
12.5ft

Standard Equipment:

  • Power Train
    • Engine, Cat C13 ACERT - meets Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 final/Stage IV emission standards
    • Cat Clean Emisions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and remote Diesel Exhaust Fluid 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
    • Axles, ecology drains
    • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
    • Brake wear indicators
    • Parking brake, disc and caliper
    • Fan, radiator, on demand
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Viscous mounts
    • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera and machine parameters
    • Electro-hydraulic controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
    • Steering, electro-hydraulic joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
    • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
    • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
    • Electro-hydraulic 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 ounted membrane 16 switch keypad
    • 3 receptacles, 12V
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, 51 mm (2 in) retractable, with indicator
    • 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: engine 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 (-29� F)
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
    • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
    • Platform, window washing
    • Audo idle shutdown
    • Fenders, non-metallic front with mud-flap/rear with extension
    • 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:

  • Power Train
    • Axles: Limited slip diferentials, front and/or rear; Axle oil cooler; Extreme temperature seals
    • Heavy duty transmission
    • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
    • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing
  • Operator Environment
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Cover, HVAC metallic
    • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switch for 3rd function
    • Filter, carbon fresh air
    • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Precleaner, HVAC
    • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
    • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth with Satellite Sirius and XM
    • Radio, CB ready
    • Seat, heated air suspension
    • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
    • Steering, EH wheel with directional FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
    • Roof, metallic
    • Steering, secondary
    • 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), maintenace free 1,400 CCA with 120V engine coolant heater
    • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V engine coolant heater
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Payload technologies: Advanced Productivity subscription; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer; Aggregate Autodig
    • 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; Logger linkage
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50� C (-58� F)
  • Other Optional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Wheel chocks
    • Fenders, roading
    • Guard, power train
    • Oil change, high speed engine
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
  • Other Optional Configurations
    • Aggregate Handler
    • Industrial and Waste Handler
    • Logger
    • Steel Mill