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Overview

The Cat® 980K was designed to improve operator comfort, performance, and productivity, all while meeting Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB emission standards. The Performance Series Buckets enhance visibility and decrease cycle times. The unmatched, revolutionary world-class cab creates a comfortable, efficient, safe, and productive operator environment. The innovative Cat C13 ACERT™ engine is optimized for maximum fuel efficiency and increased power density while meeting Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB emission standards. The reliability, durability, and versatility of the 980K result in a machine that is better built to meet your needs. All day. Every day.

Engine

Units:
Net Power – ISO 9249 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C13 ACERT™ Cat® C13 ACERT™ Less
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.2 in 157.0 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. Net Power (1,600 rpm) – ISO 9249 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max. Net Power (1,600 rpm) – SAE J1349 369.0 hp 274.0 kW Less
Max. Net Power (1,800 rpm) – EEC 80/1269 369.0 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

Weights

Operating Weight 68862.0 lb 31244.0 kg Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 4.00 to 12.20 m3 (5.25 to 16.00 yd3) 4.00 to 12.20 m3 (5.25 to 16.00 yd3) Less

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 53548.0 lb 238.0 kN Less
Static Tipping Load Full 37° Turn – ISO 14397-1* 42464.0 lb 19267.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load Full 37° Turn – Rigid Tires** 45148.0 lb 20484.0 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

Hydraulic System

Steering System Pump Type Piston Piston Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.3 Seconds 3.3 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total 11.4 Seconds 11.4 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Dump, at Maximum Raise 1.7 Seconds 1.7 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Raise from Carry Position 6.4 Seconds 6.4 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
Implement System – Optional 3rd Function Maximum Flow 79.3 gal/min 300.0 L/min Less
Implement System – Optional 3rd Function Maximum Pressure 3000.0 psi 20700.0 kPa 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

Axles

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

Tires

Tires Choices Choices Less

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank – Standard 118.1 gal 447.0 L Less
Cooling System 16.6 gal 63.0 L Less
Crankcase 9.8 gal 37.0 L Less
Transmission 17.4 gal 66.0 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
Hydraulic Tank 44.9 gal 170.0 L Less

Sound

Standards Standards Standards Less

Reliability

Tested and Proven. Ready to Work.


Durability

Better Built to Meet Your Needs


Productivity

Move More. All Day. Every Day.


Versatility

Work Tool Options to Meet Your Needs


Versatility

Specialty Buckets


Operator Environment

Safe. Comfortable. Efficient.


Serviceability

Easy to Maintain. Easy to Service.


Sustainability

Conserving Resources


Customer Support

Ready to Help. Anytime. Anywhere.


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
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Torque converter (free wheel stator)
  • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
  • Variable Shift Control (VSC)

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 150-amp brushless
  • Batteries, (4) maintenance free 1,000 CCA
  • Ignition key; start/stop switch
  • Lighting system:
  • 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:
  • Instrumentation, warning indicators:
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, two dome (cab)
  • Mirrors, rearview external (includes spot mirrors)
  • Post mounted membrane switch keypads
  • Receptacle, 12-Volt
  • 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)
  • Window, sliding (left and right side)
  • Viscous 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
  • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
  • Ether aid
  • Fenders, steel front with mud-flap/rear with extension
  • Filters:
  • 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
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

980K Optional Equipment

Power Train
  • Differentials
  • Extreme temperature seals
  • Seal guards
  • Axle oil cooler
  • Axle oil cooler ready

Hydraulics arrangement, 3V

Standard transmission with lockup torque converter

Heavy duty transmission

Heavy duty transmission with lockup torque converter

Cold start/high altitude package (120V)

Comfort package

Work lighting package, halogen

Work lighting package, HID

Aggregate loader package

12 ton yard loader package

Forestry package

Industrial package

Cab protection package

Steel mill package

High lift, 2 valve

High lift, 3 valve

Quick coupler (contact Cat Work Tools)

Bucket and work tool options (contact Cat Work Tools)

Lights, signal LED

Product Link, satellite

Control, aggregate autodig

Joystick, 2 valve

Joystick, 3 valve

Payload control system

Printer, payload CNTL system

Radio, AM/FM CD/MP3 player

Radio, CB (ready)

Radio, Satellite-XM (Bluetooth capable)

Radio, Satellite-Sirus (Bluetooth capable)

Steering secondary

Filter, carbon fresh air

Seat belt, 76 mm (3") wide

Sun visor, rear

Security system, machine

Cooling, high ambient

Guard, power train

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

Sound suppression (low) NACD

Fan, variable pitch

Antifreeze, –50° C (–58° F)

EH steering wheel (availability TBD)

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