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Large Wheel Loaders

988K Block Handler Arrangement

Net Power

541 HP

Operating Weight

135,602 lb

Engine Model

93.0 hp

C18 Cat®

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backhoe loader

988K Block Handler Arrangement

Net Power

541 HP

Operating Weight

135,602 lb

Engine Model

93.0 hp

C18 Cat®

Specifications

Introduced in 1963, the 988 has been the industry leader for 50 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 988K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency. The Cat 988K Block Handler was designed to withstand the demanding and harsh environment of block handling applications. The features of the 988K Block Handler work together to provide a durable and reliable machine to meet your block handling needs.

      • Net Power

        541 HP

        403 kW

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        C18 Cat®

        Net Power - SAE J1349

        541 HP

        403 kW

        Bore

        5.7 in

        145 mm

        Stroke

        7.2 in

        183 mm

        Displacement

        1,105 in³

        18.1 l

        Torque Rise

        58 %

        58 %

        Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995

        588 HP

        439 kW

        Peak Power Speed

        1,500 r/min

        1,500 r/min

        Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396

        580 HP

        432 kW

        Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm

        2,104 lb/ft

        2,852 N·m

        Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349

        541 HP

        403 kW

        Rated Speed

        1,700 r/min

        1,700 r/min

        Gross - ISO 14396

        580 HP

        432 kW

        Emissions

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Einhaltung von EPA Tier 4 Final (USA)/Stufe V (EU), Tier-2-konform

      • Interior Sound Level

        71 dB(A)

        71 dB(A)

        Exterior Sound Level

        111 dB(A)

        111 dB(A)

      • Interior Sound Level

        70 dB(A)

        70 dB(A)

        Exterior Sound Level

        109 dB(A)

        109 dB(A)

      • Operating Weight

        135,602 lb

        61,508 kg

      • Transmission Type

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat-Planetenlastschaltgetriebe

        Forward - 1

        3.6 mile/h

        5.8 km/h

        Forward - 2

        4.5 mile/h

        10.3 km/h

        Forward - 3

        11.4 mile/h

        18.3 km/h

        Forward - 4

        19 mile/h

        30.5 km/h

        Reverse - 1

        4.1 mile/h

        6.6 km/h

        Reverse - 2

        7.3 mile/h

        11.8 km/h

        Reverse - 3

        13 mile/h

        20.8 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 4

        21 mile/h

        34 km/h

        Direct Drive - Reverse 2

        7.7 mile/h

        12.4 km/h

        Direct Drive - Reverse 1

        4.3 mile/h

        6.9 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 2

        6.7 mile/h

        10.8 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 3

        11.9 mile/h

        19.2 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 1

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Lock-up disabled

        Direct Drive - Reverse 3

        13.7 mile/h

        22 km/h

      • Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm

        153 gal/min

        580 l/min

        Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        235 mm × 976 mm (9.3 in × 38.4 in)

        Cylinders, Double Acting - Tilt, Bore and Stroke

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        291 mm × 671 mm (11.5 in × 26.4 in)

        Relief Valve Setting - Main

        551 psi

        3,800 kPa

        Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm

        13.7 gal/min

        52 l/min

        Pilot System

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Variable displacement piston

        Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt

        4,757 psi

        32,800 kPa

        Lift/Tilt System

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Variable displacement piston

        Lift/Tilt System - Circuit

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing

      • Lower Float Down

        3.5 s

        3.5 s

        Rack Back

        4.5 s

        4.5 s

        Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket

        18.2 s

        18.2 s

        Dump

        2.2 s

        2.2 s

        Raise

        8 s

        8 s

      • Maximum Flow

        74 gal/min

        280 l/min

        Steering Cycle Times - High Idle

        3.4 s

        3.4 s

        Total Steering Angle

        86 °

        86 °

        Steering System - Circuit

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Pilot, load sensing

        Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle

        5.6 s

        5.6 s

        Relief Valve Setting - Steering

        4,641 psi

        32,000 kPa

        Steering System - Pump

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Piston, variable displacement

      • Cooling System

        31.7 gal (US)

        120 l

        Transmission

        31.7 gal (US)

        120 l

        Differential - Final Drives - Rear

        49.1 gal (US)

        186 l

        Fuel Tank

        188.1 gal (US)

        712 l

        Crankcase

        15.9 gal (US)

        60 l

        Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank

        8.7 gal (US)

        33 l

        Differential - Final Drives - Front

        49.1 gal (US)

        186 l

        Hydraulic System Factory Fill

        125.5 gal (US)

        475 l

        Hydraulic System - Tank Only

        63.4 gal (US)

        240 l

      • Front

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Fixed

        Rear

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Trunnion

        Oscillation Angle

        13 °

        13 °

      • Brakes

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        SAE J1473 OKT90, ISO 3450:1992

      • NOTE

      • ELECTRICAL

        • Alarm, back-up

        • Alternator, single 150 amp

        • Batteries, dry

        • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V

        • Lighting system (halogen, work lights, access and service platform lighting)

        • Starting and charging system, 24V

        • Starter emergency start receptacle

        • Starter lockout in bumper

        • Transmission lockout in bumper

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Graphical Information Display, displays real time operating information, performs calibrations and customizes operator settings

        • Air conditioner

        • Cat Detect Vision, rear vision camera system

        • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized, integrated rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready for entertainment, includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp) and power port

        • Controls, lift and tilt function

        • Heater, defroster

        • Horn, electric

        • Instrumentation, gauges: - Coolant temperature - Engine hour meter - Hydraulic oil temperature - Power train oil temperature

        • Light, cab, dome

        • Lunchbox, beverage holders

        • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)

        • Rimpull Control System

        • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth), air suspension, six-way adjustable

        • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide

        • STIC Control System

        • UV glass

        • Transmission gear indicator

        • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) with Graphical Information Display: External Data Port, Customizable Operator Profiles, Cycle Timer, Integrated Payload Control System

        • Wet-Arm wipers/washers (front and rear): - Intermittent front and rear wipers

        • Lights, directional

      • POWER TRAIN

        • Brakes, oil-cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary

        • Case drain screens

        • Crankcase guard

        • Electro hydraulic parking brake

        • Engine, C18 MEUI diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled

        • Ground level engine shutoff

        • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake

        • Radiator, Next Generation Modular (NGMR)

        • Starting aid, ether, automatic

        • Throttle lock, electronic

        • Torque converter, Impeller Clutch (ICTC) with Lock up clutch (LUC), Rimpull Control System

        • Transmission, planetary powershift, 4F/3R electronic control

      • OTHER

        • Automatic bucket lift kickout/positioner

        • Base machine price includes a rim allowance

        • Hydraulically driven demand fan

        • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seals

        • Doors, service access (locking)

        • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank

        • Fuel tank, 731 L (188 gal)

        • Hitch, drawbar with pin

        • Hoses, Cat XT™

        • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system

        • Cat Clean Emission Module

        • Oil sampling valves

        • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F)

        • Rear access to cab and service platform

        • Steering, load sensing

        • Toe kicks

        • Vandalism protection caplocks

      • NOTE

      • POWER TRAIN

        • -50° C (-58° F) antifreeze

        • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins

        • Engine block heater 120V or 240V

        • High ambient cooling - software

        • Payload Control System (PCS)

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Cab precleaner

        • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio

        • Satellite Sirius radio with bluetooth

        • LED warning strobe

        • CB radio ready

        • Window pull down visor

      • MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS

        • Front and rear roading fenders

        • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)

      WHY CHOOSE EMPIRE

      • Every purchase backed by a full menu of service and support offerings

      • Flexible financing options designed to fit your budget

      • Commitment to providing expert training to maximize operations

      • Value Agreements to ensure proper maintenance and performance