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908M Compact Wheel Loader

908M Compact Wheel Loader

At a Glance

Operating Weight
14032 lb
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4 yd³
ROPS
ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
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Overview

The Cat® 908M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine’s response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

Weights

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Operating Weight 14032lb
Note Specifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 908M is configured

Buckets

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Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
General Purpose 0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.0 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Note All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-2.0 yd³
Light Material 1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Multi-Purpose 0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Grapple 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.5 m³

Operating Specifications

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Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4yd³
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump 8ft
Full Turn Tipping Load 8311lb
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump 3ft
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 7947lb
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 9757lb

Cab

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ROPS ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
FOPS FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1) Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2) The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditi
Note (3) *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.

Engine

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Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.2HP
Note (1) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2) Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Note (4) Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (5) The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 72.9HP
Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 71.9HP
Bore 3.7in
Displacement 201in³
Stroke 4.7in
Note (6) Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 74.2HP

Loader Hydraulic System

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Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 3408psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod 2756psi
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure 3191psi
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.3in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 27.5in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.9in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.2in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 16.4in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 9.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 3s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6s
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 3408psi
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 22gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow 33gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow 22gal/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head 4496psi

Steering

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Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.4in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 11.8in
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump 12gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3191psi
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 42506ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn) 31398ft·lbf
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm 3s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left <6 turns

Service Refill Capacities

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Transmission - Gear Box 2.9gal (US)
Axles - Front N/A
Axles - Rear N/A
Cooling System 4.4gal (US)
Fuel Tank 20.6gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 19gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 12.2gal (US)

Drive Train

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Forward - Range 1 6mile/h
Forward - Range 2 12mile/h
Forward - High Range 22mile/h
Reverse - Range 1 6mile/h
Reverse - Range 2 12mile/h
Reverse - High Range 22mile/h

Tires

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Option (1) 360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Option (2) 375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Option (3) 400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Option (4) 400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Option (5) 405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Option (6) 12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Note (1) Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2) In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.

Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler

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Articulation Angle 39°
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.58ft
Clearance - Level Bucket** 10.5ft
Departure Angle 33°
Dig Depth** 3.9in
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Height - Bucket Pin** 11.17ft
Height - Ground Clearance** 1.08ft
Height - Ground to Cab** 8.67ft
Length - Overall* 18.42ft
Length - Wheel Base 7.08ft
Machine Width 6.5ft
Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
Note (2) **Vary with tire.
Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Operating Weight 14323lb
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.5ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 6.75ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.83ft
Width - Bucket 6.75ft
Width - Tread Center 5.08ft

Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler

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Articulation Angle 39°
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.17ft
Clearance - Level Bucket** 10.5ft
Departure Angle 33°
Dig Depth** 4.2in
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Height - Bucket Pin** 11.17ft
Height - Ground Clearance** 1.08ft
Height - Ground to Cab** 8.67ft
Length - Overall* 18.92ft
Length - Wheel Base 7.08ft
Machine Width 6.5ft
Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
Note (2) **Vary with tire.
Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Operating Weight 14319lb
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.83ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 6.75ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.83ft
Width - Bucket 6.75ft
Width - Tread Center 5.08ft