908M Compact Wheel Loader

908M Compact Wheel Loader

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.

Product Specs

Operating Specifications

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

Engine

Maximum Gross Power
73HP
Note (1)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Stroke
4.7in
Note (6)
Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Note (5)
The Cat C3.3B Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Note (4)
Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (3)
No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
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.
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
189ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269
191ft·lbf
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
192ft·lbf
Bore
3.7in
Displacement
201in³
Net Power
74HP
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V emission standards or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
73HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)
74HP
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
74HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269
74HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349
73HP
Note (7)
Tier 4 Final engine will be offered for North America and Japan.
Note (8)
Tier 4 Final machines will not be offered or sold into Europe.

Buckets

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

Cab

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
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.

Drive Train

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

Loader Hydraulic System

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

Steering

Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
1.4in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
11.8in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.1in
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
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump
12gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn)
31398ft·lbf
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3191psi
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
42506ft·lbf

Tires

Option (6)
12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Option (4)
400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Option (5)
405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Option (2)
375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Option (3)
400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Option (1)
360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
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.

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

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

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

Articulation Angle
39°
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
8.17ft
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.
Height - Bucket Pin**
11.17ft
Height - Ground Clearance**
1.08ft
Clearance - Level Bucket**
10.5ft
Departure Angle
33°
Dig Depth**
4.2in
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Width - Tread Center
5.08ft
Width - Bucket
6.75ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.83ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
6.75ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.83ft
Operating Weight
14319lb

Weights

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
Operating Weight
14032lb

Service Refill Capacities

Transmission - Gear Box
2.9gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
12.2gal (US)
Axles - Rear
N/A
Axles - Front
N/A
Cooling System
4.4gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
20.6gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
19gal (US)

Worktool Attachments

Equipment

  • Transmission And Hydraulics
    • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
    • Demand based cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic drive
    • Loader arm float function
    • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
    • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
    • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
    • Transmission inching function
  • Engine
    • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA engine
    • Cat extended life coolant
    • Closed circuit breather
    • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
    • ECO mode
    • Engine oil drain valve (non-spill ECO drain)
    • Lockable engine compartments
    • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Electrical
    • Alternator 90 amp
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Cab mounted fuse panel
    • Engine cold starter aid
    • Heavy duty battery, 12V
    • Service point connector for electronic diagnosis (Cat Electronic Technician)
    • Reversing alarm
  • General
    • E-coat paint primer
    • Pressure test points
    • Recovery hitch and pin
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·SSM ports
  • Operator Environment
    • Adjustable internal mirror
    • Adjustable wrist rest
    • Auxiliary power sockets
    • Coat hook
    • Cup holder
    • Digital service hour meter
    • Easy clean cab floor
    • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temperature, coolant temperature, speedometer
    • Multifunction joystick with direction control
    • On board digital display cluster
    • Operator station on isolation mounts
    • Retractable seat belt
    • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
    • Sound suppression
    • Sun visor
    • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
    • Suspension seat
    • Two external knock back mirrors
    • Warning indicators for major systems
    • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass

Optional Equipment

  • Transmission And Hydraulics
    • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
    • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
    • Adjustable high stat response settings
    • Electronic throttle lock
    • Ride control
    • Rimpull control
    • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering
  • Engine
    • Engine block heater 120V
    • Precleaner for engine air filter
  • Electrical
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Magnetic rotating beacon
    • Halogen working lights, two front and two rear
    • LED working lights, two front and two rear
    • Work tool wiring harness
  • General
    • Custom color
    • Rear light guards
    • Tire options including heavy duty tires
  • Fluids
    • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)
  • Loader
    • Adjustable implement modulation
    • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
    • Load check valves
    • Return To Dig tool positioner
  • Work Tools
    • For all work tool options, consult your local Cat dealer
  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioning
    • Cabin light
    • Cat Radio/FM/DAB+/Bluetooth/Aux/Mic/Phone/USB
    • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window and radio ready
    • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
    • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
    • Heater with window side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
    • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
    • Rear blind
    • Two doors (enclosed cab)
    • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)

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