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938M Waste Handler Small Wheel Loader

The Cat® 938M Waste Handler sets a new standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and comfort. A high torque, low speed C7.1 engine works in concert with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver fuel efficiency as standard. A complete range of guarding and debris management solutions are available to meet the needs of the most demanding environments. Extremely low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day and even all night! Experience this industry benchmark.

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Product Specs

Engine

Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 182 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 188 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 188 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 184 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 188 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 188 HP
Engine Model Cat® C7.1
Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 1800 r/min
Maximum Gross Power 188 HP
Bore 4 in
Stroke 5 in
Displacement 427 in³
Note (2) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard and denote power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, emission components and fan at specified speed.
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 621 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 628 ft·lbf
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 175 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 1600 r/min
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 173 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 186 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 169 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 648 ft·lbf
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 171 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 168 HP
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 621 ft·lbf
Note (4) Spark arrester performance as standard – Meets the performance requirements of EN 1834-1.2000 (section 6.4.2 Visual Test).
Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Emissions Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 628 ft·lbf
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 648 ft·lbf
Note (1) *Range 4 power and torque is equal to Performance Mode with Caterpillar Power by Range technology.

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 3.0-5.0 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)

Weights

Operating Weight 38555 lb

Cab

ROPS ISO 3471: 2008
FOPS ISO 3449: 2005 LEVEL II
Declared Sound Levels - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)* 101 dB(A)
Note (1) *Measurements were conducted at 70% of maximum engine cooling fan speed. Sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds. The cab was properly installed and maintained. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and the cab windows closed.
Declared Sound Levels - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)* 68 dB(A)
Note (2) The Blue Angel environmental label is an optional attachment for Europe only.

Steering

Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 42506 ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn) 31398 ft·lbf
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3500 psi
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Maximum RPM: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed 2.3 s
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1 in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 15.7 in
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Minimum RPM: Pump Flow Limited 3.1 s
Note (1) Steering system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting cylinders.
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2 in
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 34 gal/min
Note (2) Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).

Service Refill Capacities

Rear Axles 9.2 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 51.5 gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box 2.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 44.9 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 5.3 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 5 gal (US)
Front Axles 9.2 gal (US)
Cooling System 8.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 23.8 gal (US)

Power Train

Note (1) Power train is governed by the Caterpillar exclusive Intelligent Power Management system to deliver peak performance and efficiency.
Front Axle - Traction Aid* Locking differential (standard)
Rear Axle Oscillating
Note (3) *Differential front locking axle can be engaged on the go at full torque to 20 km/h (12.4 mph) on the 938M.
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 20.5 R25, 550/65, 600/65, 650/65 ± 10.5 degrees
Rear Axle - Traction Aid - Optional Limited slip differential
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 23.5 R25 ± 7 degrees
Brakes - Service Outboard wet disc
Note (2) Offset rims available to meet European roading requirements.
Brakes - Parking Spring applied hydraulically released
Front Axle Fixed

Loader Hydraulic System

Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.6 in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 3.5 in
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder 4351 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 4061 psi
Note (1) Implement system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting lift cylinders and a single double acting tilt cylinder.
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 50 gal/min
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise (Ground Level to Maximum Lift) 5.5/6.2 seconds
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function* 50 gal/min
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 31.1 in
Note (2) Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 4.7 in
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.7/10.6 seconds
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 4061 psi
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 5.9 in
Note (3) *3rd function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the touch screen display when equipped.
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down (Maximum Lift to Ground Level) 2.7/2.7 seconds
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 21.9 in
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump (at Maximum Lift Height) 1.5/1.7 seconds

Transmission

Forward and Reverse - Range 2 8 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 4 25 mile/h
Note *Creeper control allows maximum speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the touch screen display when equipped. Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).
Forward and Reverse - Range 3 17 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 1* 1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)

Operating Specifications

Full Turn Tip Load 21720 lb