980M

Heavy Equipment

980M

Operating Weight
66337 lb / 30090 kg
Displacement
763 in³ / 12.5 l
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995
412 HP / 307 kW

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 delivers the reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.

Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent
Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA
Engine
Displacement 763 in³ / 12.5 l
Engine Model Cat C13 ACERT
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 412 HP / 307 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 373 HP / 278 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 373 HP / 278 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 378 HP / 278 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 373 HP / 278 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 378 HP / 278 kW
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1505 lb/ft / 2040 N·m
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 406 HP / 303 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 412 HP / 303 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 417 HP / 307 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - ISO 14396 1602 lb/ft / 2172 N·m
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - SAE J1995 1617 lb/ft / 2192 N·m
Weights
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.
Buckets
Bucket Capacities 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
Operating Specifications
Breakout Force 50357 lbf / 224 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 45847 lb / 20796 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 43133 lb / 19565 kg
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
Transmission
Forward - 1 4.3 mile/h / 6.9 km/h
Forward - 2 8.3 mile/h / 13.3 km/h
Forward - 3 14.6 mile/h / 23.5 km/h
Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h / 39.5 km/h
Reverse - 1 4.8 mile/h / 7.8 km/h
Reverse - 2 9.4 mile/h / 15.2 km/h
Reverse - 3 16.7 mile/h / 26.9 km/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h / 39.5 km/h
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4975 psi / 34300 kPa
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119 gal/min / 449 l/min
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 12 gal (US) / 45 l
Crankcase 9.8 gal (US) / 37 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front 22 gal (US) / 84 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 22 gal (US) / 84 l
Fuel Tank 112.5 gal (US) / 426 l
Hydraulic Tank 40 gal (US) / 153 l
Transmission 20.3 gal (US) / 77 l
Sound
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) 112 dB(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) 75 dB(A)
Bucket Capacities
Bucket Range 4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft / 2469 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft / 1900 mm
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft / 453 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft / 3746 mm
Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft / 3110 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft / 3813 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.25 ft / 678 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.58 ft / 4760 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.08 ft / 4010 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft / 3296 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.83 ft / 8164 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Tread Width 8 ft / 2440 mm
Wheel Base 12.5 ft / 3800 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft / 2469 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft / 1900 mm
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft / 453 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.33 ft / 3746 mm
Height - Top of Hood 10.25 ft / 3110 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 12.58 ft / 3813 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft / 621 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft / 4539 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.42 ft / 3795 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 10.83 ft / 3296 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.17 ft / 7964 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees
Tread Width 8 ft / 2440 mm
Wheel Base 12.5 ft / 3800 mm

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
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