980M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

US
Metric

Overview

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.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C13 ACERT
Net Power - ISO 9249
386.00 hp
288.00 kW
Maximum Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995
425.00 hp
317.00 kW

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range
431.00 hp
317.00 kW
4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

Engine

Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396
420.00 HP
313.00 kW
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
426.00 HP
313.00 kW
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349
386.00 hp
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349 (metric)
392.00 hp
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249
386.00 hp
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
392.00 hp
288.00 kW
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995
1627.00 lbf-ft
2206.00 N·m
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – ISO 14396
1609.00 lbf-ft
2182.00 N·m
Maximum Net Torque (1,100 rpm)
1515.00 lbf-ft
2054.00 N·m
Displacement
763.00 in3
12.50 L
Note
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.

Weights

Operating Weight
66337.00 lb
30090.00 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)

Bucket Capacities

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

Operating Specifications

Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – with Tire Deflection
43133.00 lb
19565.00 kg
Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – No Tire Deflection
45847.00 lb
20796.00 kg
Breakout Force
50357.00 lbf
224.00 kN
Note
For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”
Note
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.

Hydraulic System

Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4975.00 psi
34300.00 kPa

Transmission

Forward 2
8.30 mph
13.30 km/h
Forward 3
14.60 mph
23.50 km/h
Forward 4
24.50 mph
39.50 km/h
Reverse 1
4.80 mph
7.80 km/h
Reverse 2
9.40 mph
15.20 km/h
Reverse 3
16.70 mph
26.90 km/h
Reverse 4
24.50 mph
39.50 km/h
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.

Hydraulic System

Implement System: Maximum Pump Output (2,250 rpm)
119.00 gal/min
449.00 L/min
Implement System: Maximum Operating Pressure
4975.00 psi
34300.00 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total
10.10 Seconds
10.10 Seconds

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
112.50 gal
426.00 L
DEF Tank
5.50 gal
21.00 L
Cooling System
14.00 gal
53.00 L
Crankcase
9.80 gal
37.00 L
Transmission
20.30 gal
77.00 L
Differentials and Final Drives – Front
22.00 gal
84.00 L
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
22.00 gal
84.00 L
Hydraulic Tank
40.00 gal
153.00 L

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
72.00 dB(A)
72.00 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
112.00 dB(A)
112.00 dB(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.
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
72.00 dB(A)
72.00 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
109 LWA***
Note
**For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.”
Note
***European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” as amended by “2005/88/EC.”

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Height - Top of Hood
10.25 ft
3110.00 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.33 ft
3746.00 mm
Height - Top of ROPS
12.58 ft
3813.00 mm
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
453.00 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft
2469.00 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.25 ft
1900.00 mm
Wheel Base
12.50 ft
3800.00 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.17 ft
7964.00 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
14.83 ft
4539.00 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.08 ft
621.00 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
12.42 ft
3795.00 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
61 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height
48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
40 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires
10.83 ft
3296.00 mm
Tread Width
8.00 ft
2440.00 mm
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.

Dimensions - High Lift

Height - Top of Hood
10.25 ft
3110.00 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.33 ft
3746.00 mm
Height - Top of ROPS
12.58 ft
3813.00 mm
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
453.00 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft
2469.00 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.25 ft
1900.00 mm
Wheel Base
12.50 ft
3800.00 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.83 ft
8164.00 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.58 ft
4760.00 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.25 ft
678.00 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.08 ft
4010.00 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
61 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height
48 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires
10.83 ft
3296.00 mm
Tread Width
8.00 ft
2440.00 mm
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
386.00 HP
288.00 kW
Engine Model
Cat C13
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995
425.00 HP
317.00 kW
Maximum Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric
431.00 HP
317.00 kW

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
14.00 gal (US)
53.00 l
Crankcase
9.80 gal (US)
37.00 l
Transmission
20.30 gal (US)
77.00 l
Hydraulic Tank
40.00 gal (US)
153.00 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front
22.00 gal (US)
84.00 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
22.00 gal (US)
84.00 l

Sound

Note (1)
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
72.00 dB(A)
72.00 dB(A)

Weights

Operating Weight
66337.00 lb
30090.00 kg

Buckets

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

Transmission

Forward - 1
4.30 mT/hr
6.90 km/h
Forward - 2
8.30 mT/hr
13.30 km/h
Forward - 3
14.60 mT/hr
23.50 km/h
Forward - 4
24.50 mT/hr
39.50 km/h

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force
50357.00 lbf
224.00 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
45847.00 lb
20796.00 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
43133.00 lb
19565.00 kg

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
112.00 dB(A)
112.00 dB(A)

Transmission

Reverse - 1
4.80 mT/hr
7.80 km/h
Reverse - 2
9.40 mT/hr
15.20 km/h
Reverse - 3
16.70 mT/hr
26.90 km/h

Hydraulic System

Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm
119.00 gal/min
449.00 l/min

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
112.50 gal (US)
426.00 l

Engine

Displacement
763.00 in³
12.50 l

Transmission

Reverse - 4
24.50 mT/hr
39.50 km/h

Engine

Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249
386.00 HP
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
392.00 HP
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349
386.00 HP
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
392.00 HP
288.00 kW
Maximum Net Torque - 1,100 rpm
1515.00 ft·lbf
2054.00 N·m
Note
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1609.00 ft·lbf
2182.00 N·m
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1627.00 ft·lbf
2206.00 N·m

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.10 s
10.10 s

Operating Specifications

Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
5.50 gal (US)
21.00 l

Sound

Note (2)
**For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
Note (3)
***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
109 LWA***
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
78 dB(A)*

Transmission

Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.

Weights

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.

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Features

RELIABILITY YOU CAN COUNT ON

  • Cat C13 engine offers increased power density with a combination of proven electronic fuel and air systems.
  • Equipped with automatic Cat regeneration system, Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump (Tier 4 Final and Stage V).
  • Features an electric fuel priming pump and a fuel/water separator.
  • Thorough component design and machine validation processes result in unmatched reliability and uptime.

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

  • Heavy-duty transmission and axles handle extreme applications.
  • Automatic planetary powershift (4F/4R) transmission features durable, long-lasting components.
  • Full-flow hydraulic filtration system with additional loop filtration improves hydraulic system strength and component life.

BUILT TO PERFORM

  • Increased engine power resulting in improved machineperformance and response.
  • Lock-up clutch transmission, matching the engine power toincrease fuel efficiency while delivering optimal performance.
  • Easy-to-load performance series buckets improve materialretention and reduce dig times, significantly improving productivityand fuel efficiency.
  • Automatic idle engine shutdown system significantly reduces idle time, overall operating hours, and fuel consumption.
  • Optional aggregate handler configuration offers higher payload capability for loose aggregate handling.*

    * Optional configurations and equipment may vary from region to region and requires conformance to Caterpillar payload policy. Consult your dealer or Caterpillar representative for details.

DO MORE WITH LESS FUEL

  • Deep system integration results in lower fuel consumption.
  • Significantly more fuel efficient than both the H and K Series loaders.
  • Power dense engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
  • The HEUI™ fuel system boosts performance and reduces soot.
  • Standard productive economy mode delivers more fuel savings with minimal productivity impact.
  • New split-flow oil system (transmission) uses multi-viscosity oil to improve fuel economy.

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

  • The next generation easily adjustable seat with updated styling and a revolutionary suspension system. It comes in three trim levels and can be equipped with a 4-point harness.
  • Sound-suppression, seals, and damping cab mounts decrease noise and vibration for a quieter work environment.
  • The seat-mounted electro-hydraulic joystick steering systemprovides precision control and dramatically reduces arm fatigue, resulting in excellent comfort and accuracy.
  • Smart ergonomic controls are easy to use, intuitive, anduser-friendly.
  • Touchscreen multi-function color display keeps operators focused.
  • The next generation of ride control works as a shock absorber, improving ride quality over rough terrain.
  • Inclined steps and convenient grab handles ease accessibility to the operating space.
  • Extended windows enhance visibility while convex and spot mirrors extend the driver’s view on the sides and rear.

SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY

  • Cab access with wide door, optional remote door opening,and stair-like steps add solid stability.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integratedspot mirrors, and rear-vision camera provide industry leadingall-around visibility.
  • Computerized monitoring system includes several warningindicators.
  • Rear vision camera enhances visibility behind the machine, helping you work safely and confidently.
  • Optional rear object detection radar system warns you of an object in critical zone while going in reverse, enhancing job site safety.

SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Extended service intervals including -
  1. Engine oil and engine oil filter change interval up to 1000 hours (Tier 4 Final and Stage V)
  2. Hydraulic filter change interval up to 1000 hours
  3. Transmission oil change interval up to 2000 hours
  • One-piece tilting hood makes cab access fast and easy.
  • Electrical service centers enhance convenience and accessibility.
  • Buckets and components can be changed without leaving the cab, allowing the machine to quickly move from task to task.
  • Access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points means lessservicing time is required.
  • Remote flash support.
  • Longer tire life with on-the-go traction aids.
  • Optional integrated Cat autolube system provides full lube system monitoring and diagnostic test visibility.

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

  • Developed to monitor, manage, and enhance your job site operations.
  • Payload provides accurate weighing* of the materials you are loading and hauling. Payload data is displayed in real-time to improve productivity and reduce overloading.
  • Detect enhances awareness of the environment around working equipment and provides alerts to help keep people and assets safe on the job site.
  • Link wirelessly connects you to your equipment, giving you access to essential information you need to know to run your business. Gain valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing allowing you to make timely, fact-based decisions that can boost job site efficiency and productivity.
  • Optional Advanced Productivity subscription providescomprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.

    * Not legal for trade.
Standard Equipment
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Engine, Cat C13 meets Stage IV emission standards
    • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) 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
    • Heavy duty transmission (982M)
    • Axles, ecology drains
    • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
    • Brake wear indicators
    • Parking brake, disc and caliper
    • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
    • Radiator, high debris, 6 fins per inch, 43° C cooling capacity
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Viscous mounts
    • Multi-function 18 cm color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera image display (reverse travel activated) and machine status, setting and health parameters
    • EH controls, SAL (single axis levers) lift and tilt function
    • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
    • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter
    • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
    • EH 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 mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
    • 3 recptacles, 12V
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable, with indicator
    • Steering, secondary
    • 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: engien 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
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
    • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
    • Platform, window washing
    • Auto idle shutdown
    • Fenders, steel front with mud-flap/rear with extension
    • Guard, power train
    • 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: Differentials: limited slip, front or rear; Axle oil cooler
    • Heavy duty transmission
    • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
    • Radiator, low debris, 9 fins per inch, high ambient 47° C cooling capacity
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Cover, HVAC metallic
    • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd function
    • Filter, carbon fresh air
    • Mirros, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Precleaner, HVAC
    • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
    • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
    • Radio, CB ready
    • Seat, heated air suspension
    • Steering, EH wheel with direction FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
    • Roof, metallic
    • 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), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V Engine Coolant Heater
  • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
    • Link technologies: VIMS™
    • Payload technologies: Aggregate Autodig; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer
    • 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; Logging linkage
  • FLUIDS
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50° C
  • OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Wheel chocks
    • Fenders, roading
    • Oil change, high speed engine
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
  • OTHER OPTIONAL CONFIGURATIONS
    • High lift
    • Steel Mill
    • Logging
    • Block Handler
    • Aggregate Handler