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Large Wheel Loaders

988K Wheel Loader

Net Power

541 HP

Operating Weight

112,574 lb

Bucket Capacities

93.0 hp

4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

THIS IS MY SELECT

backhoe loader

988K Wheel Loader

Net Power

541 HP

Operating Weight

112,574 lb

Bucket Capacities

93.0 hp

4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

Specifications

Cat® Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. 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.

      • Net Power

        541 HP

        403 kW

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat® C18 ™

        Bore

        5.7 in

        145 mm

        Stroke

        7.2 in

        183 mm

        Displacement

        1,105 in³

        18.1 l

        Torque Rise

        58 %

        58 %

        Rated Speed

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        1700/min

        Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm

        2,104 lb/ft

        2,852 N·m

        Net Power - SAE J1349

        541 HP

        403 kW

        Peak Power Speed

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        1500/min

        Peak Power Speed - 1,500 rpm - Gross - ISO 14396

        580 HP

        432 kW

        Gross - ISO 14396

        580 HP

        432 kW

        Peak Power Speed - 1,500 rpm - Gross - SAE J1995

        588 HP

        439 kW

        Emissions

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V OR Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent OR Tier 2/Stage II Equivalent

        Peak Power Speed - 1,500 rpm - Net Power - SAE J1349

        541 HP

        403 kW

      • Bucket Capacities

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

      • Front

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Fixed

        Rear

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Trunnion

        Oscillation Angle

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        13 °

      • Brakes

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        SAE J1473 OKT90, ISO 3450:1992

      • Steering System - Pump

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Piston, variable displacement

        Total Steering Angle

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        86 °

        Maximum Flow

        71.3 gal/min

        270 l/min

        Relief Valve Setting - Steering

        4,351 psi

        30,000 kPa

        Steering Cycle Times - High Idle

        3.4 s

        3.4 s

        Steering System - Circuit

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Pilot, load sensing

        Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle

        5.6 s

        5.6 s

      • Operating Weight

        112,574 lb

        51,062 kg

        Bucket Capacity Range

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

        Rated Payload - Quarry Face

        12.5 t

        11.3 t

        Cat Truck Match - High Lift

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        773~775

        Rated Payload - Loose Material

        16 t

        14.5 t

        Cat Truck Match - Standard

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        770~772

      • Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket

        18.2 s

        18.2 s

        Lower Float Down

        3.5 s

        3.5 s

        Rack Back

        4.5 s

        4.5 s

        Raise

        8 s

        8 s

        Dump

        2.2 s

        2.2 s

      • Transmission Type

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat-Planetenlastschaltgetriebe

        Forward - 1

        4 mile/h

        6.5 km/h

        Forward - 2

        7.2 mile/h

        11.6 km/h

        Forward - 3

        12.7 mile/h

        20.4 km/h

        Forward - 4

        21.6 mile/h

        34.7 km/h

        Reverse - 1

        4.7 mile/h

        7.5 km/h

        Reverse - 2

        8.3 mile/h

        13.3 km/h

        Reverse - 3

        14.4 mile/h

        23.2 km/h

        Direct Drive - Reverse 2

        8.9 mile/h

        14.3 km/h

        Direct Drive - Reverse 3

        15.8 mile/h

        25.5 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 2

        7.8 mile/h

        12.5 km/h

        Direct Drive - Reverse 1

        5 mile/h

        8 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 1

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Lock-up disabled

        Direct Drive - Forward 3

        13.9 mile/h

        22.3 km/h

        Direct Drive - Forward 4

        24.4 mile/h

        39.3 km/h

      • Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)

        72 dB(A)

        72 dB(A)

        Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)

        111 dB(A)

        111 dB(A)

      • Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)

        109 dB(A)

        109 dB(A)

        Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)

        72 dB(A)

        72 dB(A)

      • Maximum Flow

        13.7 gal/min

        52 l/min

        Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm

        153 gal/min

        580 l/min

        Lift/Tilt System

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Variable displacement piston

        Cylinders, Double Acting - Tilt, Bore and Stroke

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        269 mm × 685 mm (8.7 in × 27 in)

        Relief Valve Setting - Main

        551 psi

        3,800 kPa

        Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt

        4,757 psi

        32,800 kPa

        Pilot System

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Variable displacement piston

        Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        210 mm × 1050 mm (8.7 in × 41.3 in)

        Lift/Tilt System - Circuit

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        EH- Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing

      • Fuel Tank

        188 gal (US)

        712 l

        Cooling System

        31.7 gal (US)

        120 l

        Crankcase

        15.9 gal (US)

        60 l

        Transmission

        31.7 gal (US)

        120 l

        Hydraulic System - Tank Only

        63.4 gal (US)

        240 l

        Differential - Final Drives - Rear

        49.1 gal (US)

        186 l

        Hydraulic System Factory Fill

        125.5 gal (US)

        475 l

        Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank (For Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Only)

        8.7 gal (US)

        33 l

        Differential - Final Drives - Front

        49.1 gal (US)

        186 l

        Coolant (Validated by Test Cell Fill Quantities)

        33 gal (US)

        125 l

        Transmission - Validated by Test Cell Fill Quantities

        29 gal (US)

        110 l

      • Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)

        112 dB(A)

        112 dB(A)

        Operator Sound Level ( ISO 6396)

        73 dB(A)

        73 dB(A)

      • Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)

        72 dB(A)

        72 dB(A)

        Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)

        110 dB(A)

        110 dB(A)

      • 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 minder

        • 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, Aluminum Modular Radiator (AMR)

        • 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

        • Manual switch and automatic fuel priming

        • Cat Production Measurement ready

      • 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

        • Cat Production Measurement

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Cab precleaner

        • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio

        • Satellite Sirius radio with bluetooth

        • LED warning strobe

        • CB radio ready

        • Window pull down visor

        • Handrail mounted mirrors

      • MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS

        • Front and rear roading fenders

        • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)

        • Cold Weather Starting (extra starter plus two batteries)

        • Aggregate Handler

      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