988H Steel Mill Arrangement

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Overview

In the harsh environment of a steel mill application, you need a wheel loader designed for the job. That is why all Cat® Wheel Loaders are purpose-built with standard and optional guarding on major components and systems. Read on to learn more about how these steel mill wheel loaders deliver sustainable productivity, fuel efficiency, serviceability, ergonomics and operator comfort.

Engine

Units:
Net Power 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™ Cat® C18 ACERT™ Less
Gross Power 555.0 hp 414.0 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Gross Power - ISO 3046-2 520.0 hp 388.0 kW Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1104.5 in3 18.1 L Less
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 14396 532.0 hp 393.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 128328.0 lb 58330.0 kg Less
Attachment Type 9 yd3 Rock Bucket 9 yd3 Rock Bucket Less
Breakout Force - SAE Rated (3.88 m linkage) 45977.0 lb 49062.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - SAE Rated (4.25 m linkage) 116780.0 lb 52971.0 kg Less
Hinge Pin Height, Unloaded 16.11 ft 4909.0 mm Less
Overall Length 40.75 ft 12410.0 mm Less
Tipping Load - Articulated 43° 66602.0 lb 30210.0 kg Less
Tipping Load - Straight 74651.0 lb 33861.0 kg Less
Turning Radius at SAE Carry 28.75 ft 8762.0 mm Less

Transmission

Converter Drive - Forward 1 4.2 mph 6.7 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Forward 2 7.3 mph 11.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Forward 3 12.9 mph 20.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Forward 4 22.3 mph 36.0 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Reverse 1 4.7 mph 7.6 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Reverse 2 8.4 mph 13.5 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Reverse 3 14.7 mph 23.7 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 1 Lock-up disabled Lock-up disabled Less
Direct Drive - Forward 2 7.7 mph 12.3 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 3 13.6 mph 21.9 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 4 24.0 mph 38.6 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Reverse 1 4.9 mph 7.9 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Reverse 2 8.8 mph 14.1 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Reverse 3 15.6 mph 25.1 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 188.0 gal 712.0 L Less
Cooling System 27.2 gal 103.0 L Less
Crankcase 15.9 gal 60.0 L Less
Transmission 18.5 gal 70.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Front 49.0 gal 186.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Rear 49.0 gal 186.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (factory fill) 124.2 gal 470.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (tank only) 70.5 gal 267.0 L Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 6.4-7.7 m3 (8.3-10 yd3) 6.4-7.7 m3 (8.3-10 yd3) Less

Axles

Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 22.4 in 568.0 mm Less
Front Fixed Fixed Less
Rear Oscillating ±13° Oscillating ±13° Less

Brakes

Brakes Meet SAE/ISO 3450:1996 Meet SAE/ISO 3450:1996 Less

Cab

Cab - ROPS/FOPS Meets SAE and ISO standards Meets SAE and ISO standards Less
Sound Performance Meets ANSI, SAE and ISO standards Meets ANSI, SAE and ISO standards Less

Steering

Steering Meets SAE and ISO standards Meets SAE and ISO standards Less
Total Steering Angle 74.0 Degrees 74.0 Degrees Less

Loader Hydraulic System

Main Hydraulic System Output at 2010 rpm and 6900 kPa (1000 psi) 130.0 gal/min 492.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting 5075.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Cylinders, Double Acting: Lift, Bore and Stroke 220 × 911 mm (8.7 × 35.9 in) 220 × 911 mm (8.7 × 35.9 in) Less
Cylinder, Double Acting: Tilt, Bore and Stroke 220 × 1770 mm (8.7 × 69.7 in) 220 × 1770 mm (8.7 × 69.7 in) Less
Pilot System, Gear-Type Pump Output at 2010 rpm and 2500 kPa (363 psi) 20.1 gal/min 76.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting (low idle) 348.1 psi 2400.0 kPa Less

Weights

Operating Weight 128328.0 lb 58330.0 kg Less

Reliability

Maximizing uptime, long life - it’s what you expect from your Cat Wheel Loader.


Steel Mill Specific Features

Safeguarding the operator and critical machine components.


Productivity

Designed with the right features to meet the daily demands of your job site.


Operator Comfort

Best-in-class working environment


Serviceability

Easy to Maintain. Easy to Service.


Safety

Built to Protect You


A Commitment to the Mining Industry

As the demand for commodities grows, mining companies need a partner to support them in their efforts. Caterpillar is committed to being that partner.

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