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Overview

The Cat 980K Block Handler Arrangement is designed to withstand the demanding and harsh environment of block handling applications. Various work tools are available to assist operators in all block handling applications. The features of the 980K Block Handler Arrangement work together to provide a durable and reliable machine to meet your block handling needs.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C13 ACERT™ Cat® C13 ACERT™ Less
Net Power 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
Displacement 762.8 in3 12.5 L Less
Max Gross Power (1,600 rpm) – SAE J1995 406.0 hp 303.0 kW Less
Max Gross Power (1,600 rpm) – SAE J1995 (metric) 412.0 hp 303.0 kW Less
Max Gross Power – ISO 14396 402.0 hp 300.0 kW Less
Max Gross Power – ISO 14396 (metric) 408.0 hp 300.0 kW Less
Max Net Power (1,600 rpm) – ISO 9249 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max Net Power (1,600 rpm) – ISO 9249 (metric) 373.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max Net Power (1,600 rpm) – SAE J1349 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max Net Power (1,600 rpm) – SAE J1349 (metric) 373.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max Net Power (1,800 rpm) – EEC 80/1269 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max Net Power (1,800 rpm) – EEC 80/1269 (metric) 373.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Peak Gross Torque (1,300 rpm) – SAE J1995 1541.0 ft-lb 2089.0 N·m Less
Peak Net Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1349 1445.0 ft-lb 1959.0 N·m Less
Power ISO 14396 402.0 hp 300.0 kW Less
Stroke 6.2 in 157.0 mm Less

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 76388.0 lb 34660.0 kg Less

Transmission

Lockup Torque Converter – Forward 1 4.3 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Forward 2 8.1 mph 13.0 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Forward 3 14.3 mph 23.0 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Forward 4 25.3 mph 40.7 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Reverse 1 4.9 mph 7.9 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Reverse 2 9.2 mph 14.8 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Reverse 3 16.2 mph 26.1 km/h Less
Lockup Torque Converter – Reverse 4 24.9 mph 40.0 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Forward 1 4.2 mph 6.8 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Forward 2 7.5 mph 12.1 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Forward 3 13.4 mph 21.5 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Forward 4 23.5 mph 37.8 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Reverse 1 4.8 mph 7.8 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Reverse 2 8.6 mph 13.9 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Reverse 3 15.2 mph 24.5 km/h Less
Standard Torque Converter – Reverse 4 26.6 mph 42.8 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 16.6 gal 63.0 L Less
Crankcase 9.8 gal 37.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Front 22.2 gal 84.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear 22.2 gal 84.0 L Less
Fuel Tank – Standard 118.1 gal 447.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 44.9 gal 170.0 L Less
Transmission 17.4 gal 66.0 L Less

Axles

Front Fixed Fixed Less
Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 21.6 in 548.0 mm Less
Rear Oscillating ±13 degrees Oscillating ±13 degrees Less

Brakes

Brakes Meet OSHA, SAE J1473 OCT90 and ISO 3450-1985 required standards Meet OSHA, SAE J1473 OCT90 and ISO 3450-1985 required standards Less

Cab

ROPS/FOPS Meets SAE and ISO standards Meets SAE and ISO standards Less

Weights

Operating Weight 34 660 kg-36 805 kg (76,388 lb-81,118 lb) 34 660 kg-36 805 kg (76,388 lb-81,118 lb) Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time – Dump, at Maximum Raise 1.7 Seconds 1.7 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.3 Seconds 3.3 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Raise from Carry Position 6.4 Seconds 6.4 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total 11.4 Seconds 11.4 Seconds Less
Implement System – Maximum Operating Pressure 4496.0 psi 31000.0 kPa Less
Implement System – Maximum Pump Output (2,200 rpm) 121.5 gal/min 460.0 L/min Less
Steering System Pump Type Piston Piston Less

Tires

Choices 29.5R25 VMT BS L3 Radial; 29.5R25 XHA2 MX L3 Radial; 29.5R25 VSDL BS L5 Radial 29.5R25 VMT BS L3 Radial; 29.5R25 XHA2 MX L3 Radial; 29.5R25 VSDL BS L5 Radial Less
Choices (cont.) 29.5R25 XLDD2 MX L5 Radial; 29.5R25 X MINE D2 MX L5 Radial 29.5R25 XLDD2 MX L5 Radial; 29.5R25 X MINE D2 MX L5 Radial Less
Note Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model. Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model. Less
Note Other special tires are available on request. Other special tires are available on request. Less
Note In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities might exceed the tires’ tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities. In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities might exceed the tires’ tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities. Less

Sound

Power Level The sound power level that is labeled on the machine is 109 LWA. The sound power level that is labeled on the machine is 109 LWA. Less
Pressure Level The dynamic operator sound pressure level for a standard machine is 72 dB(A) with a cooling fan speed set at 70% of max value. The dynamic operator sound pressure level for a standard machine is 72 dB(A) with a cooling fan speed set at 70% of max value. Less

Durability

Built Strong and Tough.


Productivity

Move More. All Day. Every Day.


Versatility

Work Tool Options to Meet Your Needs.


Operator Environment

Safe. Comfortable. Efficient.


Safety

Built to Protect You.


Serviceability

Easy to Maintain. Easy to Service.


Customer Support

Ready to Help. Anytime. Anywhere.


Sustainability

Conserving Resources.


Owning Costs

Proven Best Investment.


Operating Costs

Save Time and Money by Working Smart.


980K Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Brake wear indicators
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)
  • Engine, Cat C13 that meets Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB emission standards
  • Fast fuel system ready
  • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
  • Fuel Management System (FMS)
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Guard, vandalism
  • Power train guard
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Radiator, unit core (6 fpi) with ATAAC
  • Secondary Steering
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Torque converter (free wheel stator)
  • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
  • Variable Shift Control (VSC)
  • Extreme service heavy duty planetary powershift transmission

ELECTRICAL
  • • Alarm, back-up
  • • Alternator, 150-amp brushless
  • • Batteries, (4) maintenance free 1,000 CCA
  • • Ignition key; start/stop switch
  • • Lighting system: – Four halogen work lights – Two halogen roading lights (with signals) – Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
  • • Lights, signal LED Rear
  • • Main disconnect switch
  • • Receptacle start (cables not included)
  • • Starter, electric, heavy duty
  • • Starting and charging system (24-volt)

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
  • • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
  • • Bucket/Work tool function lockout
  • • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed, (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 10-amp)
  • • Camera, rearview
  • • Coat hook (2)
  • • EH controls, lift and tilt function
  • • EH parking brake
  • • Computerized Monitoring System
  • • Instrumentation, gauges: – Digital gear range indicator – DPF soot loading percent – Engine coolant temperature – Fuel level – Hydraulic oil temperature – Speedometer/tachometer – Transmission oil temperature
  • • Instrumentation, warning indicators: – Axle oil temperature – Battery voltage hi/low – Engine air filter restriction – Engine intake manifold temperature – Engine oil pressure – Fuel level and pressure hi/low – Hydraulic oil filter restriction – Hydraulic oil low – Parking brake – Primary steering oil pressure – Service brake oil pressure – Transmission filter bypass
  • • Horn, electric
  • • Light, two dome (cab)
  • • Mirrors, rearview external (includes spot mirrors)
  • • Post mounted membrane switch keypads
  • • Receptacle, 12-Volt (3)
  • • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • • Seat belt, retractable, 51 mm (2") wide
  • • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
  • • Sun visor, front
  • • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear): – Intermittent front wiper
  • • Window, sliding (left and right side)
  • • Viscous cab mounts

TIRES
  • • A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section. Base machine price includes a tire allowance

FLUIDS
  • • Premixed 50% concentration of Extended Life Coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • • Auto idle shutdown
  • • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seals
  • • Engine Idle Management system
  • • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, axles, and hydraulics
  • • Ether aid
  • • Fenders, steel front with mud-flap/rear with extension
  • • Filters: – Fuel, primary/secondary – Engine air, primary/secondary – Engine oil – Hydraulic oil – Transmission
  • • Fuel cooler
  • • Grease zerks
  • • Grill, airborne debris
  • • Guard, crankcase
  • • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • • Hood, non-metallic power tilting with rear clamshell
  • • Hoses, Cat XT™
  • • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
  • • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)
  • • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever
  • • Oil sampling valves
  • • Platform, window washing
  • • Product Link
  • • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
  • • Ride control, 2V
  • • Service center (electrical and hydraulic)
  • • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
  • • Steering, load sensing
  • • Toolbox
  • • Trap seals
  • • Vandalism protection caplocks

980K Optional Equipment

Power Train
  • – Differentials
  • – Open, front or rear
  • – Limited slip, front or rear
  • – Extreme temperature seals
  • – Seal guards
  • – Axle oil cooler
  • – Axle oil cooler ready

Cold start/high altitude package (240V)

Comfort package

Work lighting package, halogen

Work lighting package, HID

Cab protection package

Quick coupler (contact Cat Work Tools)

Lockup clutch torque converter

Bucket and work tool options (contact Cat Work Tools)

Lights, Signal LED Front

Product Link, satellite

Control, aggregate autodig

Payload control system

Radio, AM/FM CD/MP3 player

Radio, AM/FM CD/MP3 player (Bluetooth)

Filter, carbon fresh air

RESPA air filtration

Sun visor, rear

Security system, machine

Cooling, high ambient

Guard, front window

• Guard, complete cab

Guard, front window (Logger)

Autolube

Fenders, roading with fender extensions front/rear

Precleaner, HVAC

Precleaner, turbine

Precleaner, turbine/trash

Oil change system, high speed

Fan, variable pitch

Antifreeze, –50° C (–58° F)

EH steering wheel

Retractable, 18-degree inclined ladder

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