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Large Wheel Loaders

988K XE Wheel Loader

Net Power - SAE J1349

538 HP

Operating Weight

116,362 lb

Bucket Capacities

93.0 hp

4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

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backhoe loader

988K XE Wheel Loader

Net Power - SAE J1349

538 HP

Operating Weight

116,362 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 over 50 years, built on a legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and productivity. The 988K XE brings improved sustainability and maximum efficiency to this machine platform.

      • Net Power - SAE J1349

        538 HP

        401 kW

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat® C18 ™

        Engine Power - ISO 14396

        580 HP

        432 kW

        Gross Power - SAE J1995

        588 HP

        439 kW

        Rated Speed

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        1,700 rpm

        Peak Power Speed

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        1,500 rpm

        Emissions

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014

        Bore

        5.7 in

        145 mm

        Stroke

        7.2 in

        183 mm

        Displacement

        1,105 in³

        18.1 l

        Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995

        2,230 ft·lbf

        3,023 N·m

        Torque Rise

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        58%

      • ROPS/FOPS

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471:2008 and ISO 3449:2005 Level II standards

      • Fuel Tank

        147 gal (US)

        555 l

        Cooling System - Jacket Water

        30 gal (US)

        112 l

        Cooling Systems - Power Train

        8 gal (US)

        30 l

        Engine Crankcase

        16 gal (US)

        60 l

        Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank

        8.7 gal (US)

        33 l

        Transmission

        16 gal (US)

        60 l

        Differential - Final Drives - Front

        49 gal (US)

        186 l

        Differential - Final Drives - Rear

        49 gal (US)

        186 l

        Hydraulic System - Implement/Steering

        126 gal (US)

        475 l

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        All nonroad Tier 4 Final/Stage V diesel engines are required to use: – The machine has the flexibility to run on either ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD with 15 ppm of sulfur or less). – Cat engines are compatible with the following renewable, alternative, and biodiesel* fuels that reduce greenhouse gases: Up to B20 biodiesel (FAME) ** Up to 100% HVO and GTL renewable fuels * Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. – Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specifications are required. – Only use DEF that meets ISO 22241-1 standards.

      • Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)

        72 dB(A)

        72 dB(A)

        Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)

        109 dB(A)

        109 dB(A)

        Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The operator sound pressure level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6396:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine cooling fan speed.

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Hearing protection may be needed when the machine is operated with a cab that is not properly maintained or when the doors or windows are open for extended periods or in a noisy environment.

        Note (3)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The machine sound power level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6395:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine cooling fan speed.

      • Ground to Top of ROPS

        13.8 ft

        4,202 mm

        Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks

        14.8 ft

        4,498 mm

        Ground to Top of Hood

        10.9 ft

        3,334 mm

        Ground to Bumper Clearance

        3.1 ft

        933 mm

        Rear Axle - Centerline to Bumper

        10.5 ft

        3,187 mm

        Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip

        14 ft

        14 mm

        Wheel Base

        14.9 ft

        4,550 mm

        Maximum Overall Length

        39.3 ft

        11,991 mm

        Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance

        1.9 ft

        568 mm

        Ground to Center of Axles

        3.2 ft

        978 mm

        Clearance at Maximum Lift

        11.9 ft

        3,641 mm

        B-Pin Height - Maximum Lift

        18 ft

        5,479 mm

        Maximum Overall Height - Bucket Raised

        24.5 ft

        7,455 mm

        Reach - Maximum Lift

        6.5 ft

        1,981 mm

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Specs are calculated with 6.9 m3 (9.0 yd3) rock bucket and Michelin XLDD2 with 978 mm (3.2 ft) centerline of rear axle height.

      • Ground to Top of ROPS

        13.8 ft

        4,202 mm

        Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks

        14.8 ft

        4,498 mm

        Ground to Top of Hood

        10.9 ft

        3,334 mm

        Ground to Bumper Clearance

        3.1 ft

        933 mm

        Rear Axle - Centerline to Bumper

        10.5 ft

        3,187 mm

        Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip

        15.3 ft

        4,661 mm

        Wheel Base

        14.9 ft

        4,550 mm

        Maximum Overall Length

        40.7 ft

        12,398 mm

        Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance

        1.9 ft

        568 mm

        Ground to Center of Axles

        3.2 ft

        978 mm

        Clearance at Maximum Lift

        13.3 ft

        4,043 mm

        B-Pin Height - Maximum Lift

        19.3 ft

        5,881 mm

        Maximum Overall Height - Bucket Raised

        25.8 ft

        7,849 mm

        Reach - Maximum Lift

        6.8 ft

        2,062 mm

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Specs are calculated with 6.9 m3 (9.0 yd3) rock bucket and Michelin XLDD2 with 978 mm (3.2 ft) centerline of rear axle height.

      • Bucket Capacities

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

      • Operating Weight

        116,362 lb

        52,781 kg

        Operating Weight - Standard

        116,362 lb

        52,781 kg

        Operating Weight - High Lift

        119,618 lb

        54,258 kg

        Rated Payload - Standard (Quarry Face)

        12.5 ton (US)

        11.3 t

        Rated Payload - Loose Material (Standard)

        16 ton (US)

        14.5 t

        Bucket Capacity Range

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)

      • Transmission Type

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat switched reluctance electric drive

        Forward 1 (virtual)

        4.3 mile/h

        7 km/h

        Forward 2 (virtual)

        7 mile/h

        11.3 km/h

        Forward 3 (virtual)

        13.8 mile/h

        22.2 km/h

        Forward 4 (virtual)

        20 mile/h

        32.1 km/h

        Reverse 1 (virtual)

        4.3 mile/h

        7 km/h

        Reverse 2 (virtual)

        7 mile/h

        11.3 km/h

        Reverse 3 (virtual)

        17.5 mile/h

        28.2 km/h

      • Lift/Tilt System - Circuit

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        EH-Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing

        Lift/Tilt System - Pump

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Variable displacement piston

        Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,600 rpm

        153 gal/min

        580 l/min

        Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt

        4,757 psi

        32,800 kPa

        Lift Cylinder - Bore

        8.7 in

        210 mm

        Lift Cylinder - Stroke

        41.3 in

        1,050 mm

        Tilt Cylinder - Bore

        8.7 in

        269 mm

        Tilt Cylinder - Stroke

        27 in

        685 mm

      • Rack Back

        4.5 s

        4.5 s

        Raise

        8 s

        8 s

        Dump

        2.2 s

        2.2 s

        Lower Float Down

        3.5 s

        3.5 s

        Total Hydraulic Cycle Time

        18.2 s

        18.2 s

      • Steering System - Circuit

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Pilot, load sensing

        Steering System - Pump

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Piston, variable displacement

        Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,600 rpm

        71.3 gal/min

        270 l/min

        Steering Cut Off Pressure

        4,351 psi

        30,000 kPa

        Total Steering Angle

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        86°

        Steering Cycle Times - High Idle

        3.4 s

        3.4 s

        Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle

        5.6 s

        5.6 s

      • Air Conditioning

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.

      • 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

        ISO 3450:2011

      • 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

        • Hazardous voltage lamp

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

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

        • Air conditioner

        • Cat 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

        • CB radio-ready

        • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)

        • Rimpull Control System

        • Seat, Cat Comfort Series III, heated and ventilated, air suspension, six-way adjustable

        • Seat belt minder

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

        • STIC Control System

        • UV glass

        • Virtual 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

        • 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

        • Manual switch and automatic fuel priming

        • Cat Production Measurement ready

        • Cat SR Generator/Pump Drive

        • Cat SR Drive Motor

        • Cat Integrated Powered Electronics

        • Automatic retarding controls

      • ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

        • 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, 555 L (147 gal)

        • Hitch, drawbar with pin

        • Hoses, Cat XT™

        • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system

        • Cat Clean Emission Module

        • Oil sampling valves

        • Premixed 50 percent 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

        • Crankcase guard

        • Engine brake, SEA

      • Other Optional Configurations

        • Aggregate Handler

        • Millyard

        • Load and Carry

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Cat Detect, object detection system

        • Cab precleaner

        • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio

        • Satellite Sirius radio with Bluetooth®

        • LED warning strobe

        • Window pull down visor

        • Handrail mounted mirrors

      • ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

        • Front and rear roading fenders

        • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)

        • Cold Weather Starting (extra starter plus two batteries)

        • Aggregate Handler

        • Autodig feature, Tire Slip Prevention

        • Wheel Chocks

        • EZ Clean cooling system

        • Autodig features, Auto Set Tires & Lift Stall Prevention

        • Autolube with Auto shutoff

        • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

        • Load and Carry Counterweight

      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