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908M Compact Wheel Loader

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.

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    Product Specs

    Engine

    Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 71.9 HP
    Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT*
    Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
    Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.2 HP
    Note (6) Stage V engine available for Europe only.
    Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
    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.
    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.
    Displacement 201 in³
    Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 72.9 HP
    Stroke 4.7 in
    Bore 3.7 in
    Note (4) Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
    Note (1) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
    Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 74.2 HP

    Weights

    Operating Weight 14032 lb
    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 with a 1.1 m³ (1.44 yd³) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge.

    Service Refill Capacities

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

    Operating Specifications

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

    Loader Hydraulic System

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

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

    Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft
    Width - Tread Center 5.08 ft
    Departure Angle 33°
    Operating Weight 14323 lb
    Height - Ground to Cab** 8.67 ft
    Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.5 ft
    Clearance - Level Bucket** 10.5 ft
    Length - Overall* 18.42 ft
    Machine Width 6.5 ft
    Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 6.75 ft
    Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.58 ft
    Width - Bucket 6.75 ft
    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.
    Height - Ground Clearance** 1.08 ft
    Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
    Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
    Height - Bucket Pin** 11.17 ft
    Note (2) **Vary with tire.
    Articulation Angle 39°
    Dig Depth** 3.9 in
    Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.83 ft

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

    Operating Weight 14319 lb
    Machine Width 6.5 ft
    Length - Overall* 18.92 ft
    Height - Ground Clearance** 1.08 ft
    Width - Tread Center 5.08 ft
    Clearance - Level Bucket** 10.5 ft
    Articulation Angle 39°
    Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 6.75 ft
    Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft
    Departure Angle 33°
    Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
    Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.17 ft
    Height - Ground to Cab** 8.67 ft
    Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.83 ft
    Note (2) **Vary with tire.
    Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.83 ft
    Dig Depth** 4.2 in
    Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
    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.
    Height - Bucket Pin** 11.17 ft
    Width - Bucket 6.75 ft

    Buckets

    Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 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 - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.5 m³
    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)
    Grapple 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
    Multi-Purpose 0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
    Light Material 1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
    Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-2.0 yd³

    Cab

    ROPS ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
    FOPS FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
    Note (3) *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
    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 conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). Optional Low Sound or Blue Angel selection will reduce this to 99 dB(A).
    Note (1) Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.

    Drive Train

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

    Steering

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

    Tires

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