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Overview

The Cat® 988H Block Handler Arrangement is designed to withstand the demanding and harsh environment of block handling applications. The block handling package includes a purpose built linkage, larger lift and tilt cylinders, additional counterweight and a high rimpull powertrain. Read on to learn more about how the 988H Block Handler delivers sustainable productivity, fuel efficiency, serviceability, reliability and versatility.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™ Cat® C18 ACERT™ Less
Net Power 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Gross Power 555.0 hp 414.0 kW Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Displacement 1104.5 in3 18.1 L Less
Flywheel Power 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Gross Power – ISO 3046-2 520.0 hp 388.0 kW Less
Net Power – EEC 80/1269 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 14396 532.0 hp 397.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 501.0 hp 373.0 kW Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 126272.0 lb 57276.0 kg Less
Attachment Type Cat quick coupler and forks Cat quick coupler and forks Less
Hinge Pin Height, Unloaded 16.11 ft 4909.0 mm Less
Overall Length 39.87 ft 12152.0 mm Less
Tipping Load – Articulated 37° 73826.0 lb 33487.0 kg Less
Tipping Load – Straight 84038.0 lb 38119.0 kg Less
Turning Radius at SAE Carry 30.93 ft 9426.0 mm Less

Transmission

Converter Drive – Forward 1 3.75 mph 6.04 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 2 6.71 mph 10.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 3 11.95 mph 19.23 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 4 21.1 mph 33.96 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 1 4.29 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 2 7.67 mph 12.3 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 3 13.66 mph 21.98 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 1 3.7 mph 6.0 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 2 6.72 mph 10.81 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 3 11.96 mph 19.24 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 4 21.11 mph 33.97 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Reverse 1 4.29 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Reverse 2 7.68 mph 12.4 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Reverse 3 13.67 mph 22.0 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 27.2 gal 103.0 L Less
Crankcase 15.9 gal 60.0 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
Fuel Tank 188.0 gal 712.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (factory fill) 124.2 gal 470.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (tank only) 70.5 gal 267.0 L Less
Transmission 18.5 gal 70.0 L Less

Axles

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

Brakes

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

Steering

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

Loader Hydraulic System

Cylinders, Double Acting: Lift, Bore and Stroke 235 × 911 mm (9.3 × 35.9 in) 235 × 911 mm (9.3 × 35.9 in) Less
Cylinders, Double Acting: Tilt, Bore and Stroke 235 × 1556 mm (9.3 × 61.3 in) 235 × 1556 mm (9.3 × 61.3 in) Less
Loader Hydraulic System Main Hydraulic System Output at 2,010 rpm and 6900 kPa (1,000 psi) 130.0 gal/min 492.0 L/min Less
Pilot System, Gear-Type Pump Output at 2,010 rpm and 2500 kPa (363 psi) 20.1 gal/min 76.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting 5075.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Relief Valve Setting (low idle) 348.1 psi 2400.0 kPa Less

Productivity

Improving your bottom line


Fuel Efficiency

Minimizing costs


Reliability

Maximizing uptime, long life – it’s what you expect from your bottom line


Safety

Built to protect you


Serviceability

Easy to maintain. Easy to service.


Versatility

Work Tool Options to Meet Your Block Handling Needs


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