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Overview

The Cat® 990H is a proven performer in quarry and industrial applications around the world. With superior quality and world class productivity, the 990H provides the lowest cost per ton of any wheel loader in its size class.

Engine

Units:
Net Power 627.0 hp 468.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C27 ACERT® Cat® C27 ACERT® Less
Gross Power 687.0 hp 512.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 627.0 hp 468.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 621.0 hp 463.0 kW Less
Net Power – DIN 70020 650 PS 650 PS Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
Displacement 1666.0 in3 27.1 L Less
Net Power – EEC 80/1269 627.0 hp 468.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 14396 669.0 hp 499.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 171642.0 lb 77842.0 kg Less
Rated Payload 16.5 tons 15.0 tonnes Less

Transmission

Transmission Type Powershift Powershift Less
Forward 1 4.35 mph 7.0 km/h Less
Forward 2 7.95 mph 12.8 km/h Less
Forward 3 13.92 mph 22.4 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.91 mph 7.9 km/h Less
Reverse 2 8.76 mph 14.1 km/h Less
Reverse 3 15.41 mph 24.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 1 4.3 mph 7.0 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 2 7.5 mph 12.1 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 3 12.9 mph 20.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 1 4.8 mph 7.7 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 2 8.3 mph 13.4 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 3 14.2 mph 22.8 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 1 Lock-up disabled Lock-up disabled Less
Direct Drive – Forward 2 7.9 mph 12.8 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 3 13.9 mph 22.4 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 15.4 mph 24.8 km/h Less

Hydraulic Cycle Time

Raise 9.2 Seconds 9.2 Seconds Less
Dump 2.9 Seconds 2.9 Seconds Less
Lower Float Down (Empty) 3.8 Seconds 3.8 Seconds Less
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time 15.9 Seconds 15.9 Seconds Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 284.0 gal 1074.0 L Less
Cooling System 50.2 gal 190.0 L Less
Crankcase 25.0 gal 95.0 L Less
Transmission 29.0 gal 110.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Front 71.6 gal 271.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear 68.9 gal 261.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (tank only) 45.97 gal 174.0 L Less
Hydraulic System – Lift/Tilt and Brakes 113.0 gal 435.0 L Less
Hydraulic System – Steering and Engine Cooling Fan 50.5 gal 194.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including tank) 114.91 gal 435.0 L Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 8.4 m3-9.2 m3 (11 yd3-12 yd3) 8.4 m3-9.2 m3 (11 yd3-12 yd3) Less

Axles

Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 22.5 in 572.0 mm Less
Front Fixed Fixed Less
Rear Oscillating Oscillating Less
Oscillation Angle ±11° ±11° 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 Sound Performance Meets ANSI, SAE and ISO standards Sound Performance Meets ANSI, SAE and ISO standards Less

Steering

Minimum Turning Radius (over bucket) 407.0 in 10337.0 mm Less
Steering Angle, each direction 35.0 Degrees 35.0 Degrees Less
Hydraulic Output at 2,128 rpm and 6900 kPa (1,000 psi) 108.0 gal/min 410.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting 4500.0 psi 31000.0 kPa Less
Minimum Turning Radius (over bucket) – HL 424.0 in 10757.0 mm Less

Tires

Tires Tires used for measurement – 41.25/70-39 42 ply Tires used for measurement – 41.25/70-39 42 ply Less

Loader Hydraulic System

Main Hydraulic System Output at 2,128 rpm and 6900 kPa (1,000 psi) 172.0 gal/min 650.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting 4500.0 psi 31000.0 kPa Less
Cylinders, Double Acting: Lift, Bore and Stroke 234 mm × 1270 mm (9.25 in × 50 in) 234 mm × 1270 mm (9.25 in × 50 in) Less
Cylinder, Double Acting: Tilt, Bore and Stroke 292 mm × 820 mm (11.5 in × 32.3 in) 292 mm × 820 mm (11.5 in × 32.3 in) Less
Pilot System, Gear-Type Pump Output at 2,000 rpm and 6900 kPa (1,000 psi) 12.0 gal/min 46.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting (low idle) 350.0 psi 2400.0 kPa Less

Productivity

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


Fuel Efficiency

Fuel Management


Reliability

Maximize uptime, long life – it’s what you expect from your Cat® wheel loader


Operator Comfort

Best-in-class working environment


Technology Solutions

Systems and features to achieve even greater productivity


Buckets and Ground Engaging Tools

Provide flexibility to match the machine to your application


Serviceability

Increase uptime by reducing service time


Customer Support

Count on Cat dealers for business solutions


Sustainability

Protecting the environment


Safety

Keeping your people safe and productive is our number one priority


990H Standard Equipment

Electrical
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator (95-amp)
  • Batteries, maintenance-free
  • Deutsch terminal connectors
  • Diagnostic connector starting and charging system
  • Electrical system, 24-volt
  • Electronic transmission control
  • Lighting system, halogen: • (front and rear) working, plus stop lights
  • Starter, electric
  • Starter receptacle for emergency start

Operator Environment
  • Air conditioner
  • Cab, sound-suppressed rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS): • Radio ready for (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp)
  • Cigar lighter and ashtray
  • Coat hook
  • Computerized monitoring system (EMS II) – Instrumentation, gauges: • Coolant temperature • Fuel level • Hydraulic oil temperature • Tachometer • Transmission oil temperature – Instrumentation, warning indicators: • Axle oil temperature (front and rear) • Brake oil pressure • Brake, parking/secondary • Electrical system (low voltage) • Engine oil pressure • Engine coolant flow • Engine overspeed • Secondary steering (if so equipped) • Steering oil temperature • Transmission filter status
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric
  • Indicator lights: • Quick-shift, throttle lock, torque converter and reduced rimpull control
  • Lift and tilt function lockout
  • Light, dome (cab)
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Mirrors, rearview (exterior mounted)
  • Quick shift feature
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Seat, Cat Comfort, (cloth) air suspension
  • STIC™ control system
  • Tinted glass
  • Wet-arm wiper/washers (front, rear, and corner): • Intermittent front wiper

Power Train
  • Brakes, full hydraulic, enclosed, oil-disc: • Axle-shaft oil-disc service brake, parking/secondary brake
  • Demand fan
  • Engine, Cat C27 ACERT® with MEUI fuel system, ATAAC and ECM
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Radiator, Next Generation Modular
  • Separated cooling system
  • Starting aid (ether) manual override
  • Throttle lock
  • Torque converter, impeller clutch with lock-up clutch feature and rimpull control system
  • Transmission, 533 mm (21 in) planetary power shift (electronic) (3F/3R)

Other Standard Equipment
  • Automatic bucket leveler
  • Automatic lift kickout
  • Axle temperature sensor
  • Engine, crankcase, 500 hour interval with Cat approved oil
  • Fenders, steel (front)
  • Grouped labeled lube points
  • Guards, crankcase and power train
  • Hood, tapered
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Mufflers (under hood)
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Sight gauges for steering/fan and implement/brake
  • Stairway, left side rear access
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Step for front windshield cleaning
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Venturi stack

Tires, Rims and Wheels
  • A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section. Base machine price includes a tire allowance.

Antifreeze
  • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)

990H Optional Equipment

Buckets

Bucket attachments:
  • Bucket teeth, long (set of 8)
  • Bucket teeth, short (set of 8)
  • Bucket teeth, HD long (set of 8)
  • Side bar protectors (set of 2)

Camera, Rear Vision

Filtration, Case Drain

Fuel system – Fast Fill meets EUI Pressure Vessel Requirements

High Ambient Cooling Arrangement

High Lift Arrangement

Lights
  • Engine Compartment
  • HID
  • Warning Beacon

Oil change system
  • Auto Lube

Payload Control System II

Precleaner, Cab

Ride Control System

Sound Suppression/Spectator

Stairway
  • Left/Right with Roading Fenders
  • Right Hand

Starting aids
  • Cold weather starting system: • Diesel fuel heater • Heater, engine coolant

Supplemental steering

Tires

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