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988K Block Handler Arrangement

Introduced in 1963, the 988 has been the industry leader for 50 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 988K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency. The Cat 988K Block Handler was designed to withstand the demanding and harsh environment of block handling applications. The features of the 988K Block Handler work together to provide a durable and reliable machine to meet your block handling needs.

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Product Specs

Engine

Net Power 541 HP
Engine Model C18 Cat®
Net Power - SAE J1349 541 HP
Bore 5.7 in
Stroke 7.2 in
Displacement 1105 in³
Torque Rise 58 %
Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995 588 HP
Peak Power Speed 1500 r/min
Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396 580 HP
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm 2104 lb/ft
Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349 541 HP
Rated Speed 1700 r/min
Gross - ISO 14396 580 HP
Emissions Einhaltung von EPA Tier 4 Final (USA)/Stufe IV (EU), Tier-2-konform

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 135602 lb

Transmission

Transmission Type Cat-Planetenlastschaltgetriebe
Forward - 1 3.6 mile/h
Forward - 2 4.5 mile/h
Forward - 3 11.4 mile/h
Forward - 4 19 mile/h
Reverse - 1 4.1 mile/h
Reverse - 2 7.3 mile/h
Reverse - 3 13 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4 21 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2 7.7 mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 1 4.3 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2 6.7 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 3 11.9 mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 1 Lock-up disabled
Direct Drive - Reverse 3 13.7 mile/h

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm 153 gal/min
Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke 235 mm × 976 mm (9.3 in × 38.4 in)
Cylinders, Double Acting - Tilt, Bore and Stroke 291 mm × 671 mm (11.5 in × 26.4 in)
Relief Valve Setting - Main 551 psi
Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm 13.7 gal/min
Pilot System Variable displacement piston
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt 4757 psi
Lift/Tilt System Variable displacement piston
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Lower Float Down 3.5 s
Rack Back 4.5 s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket 18.2 s
Dump 2.2 s
Raise 8 s

Hydraulic System - Steering

Maximum Flow 74 gal/min
Steering Cycle Times - High Idle 3.4 s
Total Steering Angle 86 °
Steering System - Circuit Pilot, load sensing
Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle 5.6 s
Relief Valve Setting - Steering 4641 psi
Steering System - Pump Piston, variable displacement

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 31.7 gal (US)
Transmission 31.7 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 49.1 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 188.1 gal (US)
Crankcase 15.9 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 8.7 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 49.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System Factory Fill 125.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only 63.4 gal (US)

Axles

Front Fixed
Rear Trunnion
Oscillation Angle 13 °

Brakes

Brakes SAE J1473 OKT90, ISO 3450:1992

Sound Performance - Standard

Interior Sound Level 71 dB(A)
Exterior Sound Level 111 dB(A)

Sound Performance - Suppression

Interior Sound Level 70 dB(A)
Exterior Sound Level 109 dB(A)