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908M Compact Wheel Loader

908M Compact Wheel Loader

At a Glance

Maximum Gross Power
73 HP
Operating Weight
14032 lb
Bucket Capacities
0.9 m3-1.5 m3 (1.2 yd3-2.0 yd3)
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4 yd³
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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.

Engine

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Maximum Gross Power 73HP
Net Power 74HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73HP
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 192ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 189ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 191ft·lbf
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 Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 74HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 74HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 73HP
Bore 3.7in
Displacement 201in³
Stroke 4.7in

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 EROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. - 908M is configured w

Buckets

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Bucket Capacities 0.9 m3-1.5 m3 (1.2 yd3-2.0 yd3)
General Purpose 1.1-1.3 m3 (1.44-1.7 yd3)
Light Material 1.96yd³

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 SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.
FOPS SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
Note (1) Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2) When properly installed and maintained, the cab offered by Caterpillar, when tested with doors, and windows closed as per work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6395 2008, results in operator sound exposure Leq (Equivalent sound pressure level) of 66 dB(A

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)
Engine Crankcase 3gal (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