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Overview

The Cat® 908K delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. Spacious cab with joystick control keeps you comfortable throughout the work day, allowing you to get more done. Loader design delivers strength and durability with superior control.

Engine

Units:
Maximum Gross Power 73.0 HP 55.0 kW Less
Net Power 68.0 HP 51.0 kW Less
Maximum Net Power - SAE J1349 68.0 HP 51.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT* Cat C3.3B DIT* Less
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.0 HP 55.0 kW Less
Note *Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIA or U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent emission standards. *Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIA or U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent emission standards. Less
Rated Net Power - 2,500 rpm - SAE J1349 68.0 HP 51.0 kW Less
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.0 HP 55.0 kW Less

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Maximum Net Power - ISO 9249 69.0 HP 52.0 kW Less

Weights

Operating Weight 14032.0 lb 6365.0 kg Less
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler and general purpose bucket. Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler and general purpose bucket. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 4.5 gal (US) 17.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 20.6 gal (US) 78.0 l Less
Hydraulic System 18.5 gal (US) 70.0 l Less
Engine Oil 3.0 gal (US) 11.2 l Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³ Less

Hydraulic System

Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: Standard 22.0 gal/min 85.0 l/min Less
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow 34.0 gal/min 130.0 l/min Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.3 s 1.3 s Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5.2 s 5.2 s Less
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow 3400.0 psi 235.0 bar Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower 3.2 s 3.2 s Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.1 s 2.1 s Less

Travel Speeds

Speed 2 12.4 mile/h 20.0 km/h Less
High Speed 21.7 mile/h 35.0 km/h Less
Speed 1 6.2 mile/h 10.0 km/h Less

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose Bucket

Maximum Material Density 2611.0 lb/yd³ 1549.0 kg/m³ Less
Rated Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³ Less
Bucket Width 81.0 in 2060.0 mm Less
Dump Height 100.0 in 2540.0 mm Less

Maximum Material Densities - Multi Purpose Bucket

Dump Height 104.0 in 2630.0 mm Less
Rated Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³ Less
Bucket Width 81.0 in 2060.0 mm Less
Maximum Material Density 3251.0 lb/yd³ 1929.0 kg/m³ Less

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material Bucket

Dump Height 92.0 in 2345.0 mm Less
Bucket Width 82.0 in 2080.0 mm Less
Maximum Material Density 1743.0 lb/yd³ 1034.0 kg/m³ Less
Rated Capacity 2.0 yd³ 1.5 m³ Less

Operating Specifications - ISO Coupler

Operating Weight 13995.0 lb 6350.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 4438.0 lb 2013.0 kg Less
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 10891.0 lb 4940.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Bucket 13712.0 lb 61.0 kN Less
Tire Size 405/70 R20 405/70 R20 Less
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 8874.0 lb 4025.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) 5561.0 lb 2523.0 kg Less
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³ Less
Rack Back - Transport Position 52� 52� Less

Operating Specifications - SSL Coupler

Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³ Less
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 10207.0 lb 4630.0 kg Less
Operating Weight 14032.0 lb 6365.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) 5192.0 lb 2355.0 kg Less
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 8311.0 lb 3770.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Bucket 10566.0 lb 47.0 kN Less
Tire Size 405/70 R20 405/70 R20 Less
Rack Back - Transport Position 52� 52� Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 4156.0 lb 1885.0 kg Less

Cab Features - Comfort Cab

Cloth Suspension Seat, Arm Rest Standard Standard Less
Heated Rear Window Standard Standard Less
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional Optional Less
Cabin Light Standard Standard Less
Air Conditioner Optional Optional Less
Sun Visor Standard Standard Less
Coat Hook Standard Standard Less
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard Less
Two Access Doors Standard Standard Less
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard Less
Heater Standard Standard Less
Adjustable Steering Column Standard Standard Less
Left Window - Sliding Standard Standard Less
Cup Holder Standard Standard Less
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard Less
Rear Blind Optional Optional Less
Machine Security System Optional Optional Less
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Optional Optional Less

Cab Features - Deluxe Cab

Cabin Light Standard Standard Less
Cloth, Electric Air Suspension, Arm/Head Rest, Lumbar Support and Heated Back Seat Standard Standard Less
Right Window - Sliding Standard Standard Less
Air Conditioner Optional Optional Less
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Standard Standard Less
Cup Holder Standard Standard Less
Left Window - Sliding Standard Standard Less
Heater Standard Standard Less
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard Less
Two Access Doors Standard Standard Less
Heated Rear Window Standard Standard Less
Adjustable Steering Column Standard Standard Less
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard Less
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard Less
Coat Hook Standard Standard Less
Sun Visor Standard Standard Less
Machine Security System Optional Optional Less
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional Optional Less
Rear Blind Optional Optional Less

Cab Features - Canopy

Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard Less
Cup Holder Standard Standard Less
Coat Hook Standard Standard Less
Vinyl Suspension Seat Standard Standard Less
Fixed Steering Column Standard Standard Less
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard Less
Sun Visor Standard Standard Less
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard Less

Dimensions - With ISO Coupler - Approximate

Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.5 ft 770.0 mm Less
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39� 39� Less
Overall Length - With Forks 19.7 ft 6016.0 mm Less
Overall Length - With Bucket 18.5 ft 5630.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 11.2 ft 3410.0 mm Less
Cab Height 8.7 ft 2650.0 mm Less
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45� 45� Less
Maximum Dump Height 8.6 ft 2620.0 mm Less
Reach at Ground Level 2.6 ft 789.0 mm Less
Tire Gauge 5.2 ft 1570.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.9 ft 4530.0 mm Less
Maximum Fork Height 10.9 ft 3324.0 mm Less
Machine Width 6.5 ft 1985.0 mm Less
Width - Over Bucket 6.8 ft 2080.0 mm Less
Dig Depth 3.9 in 101.0 mm Less
Fork Depth Below Ground 2.8 in 71.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 7.1 ft 2170.0 mm Less
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.5 ft 460.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach 4.3 ft 1309.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.8 ft 2080.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 13.0 in 340.0 mm Less
Load Over Height 10.5 ft 3215.0 mm Less
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.8 ft 1450.0 mm Less
Departure Angle - Degrees 33� 33� Less

Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate

Overall Length - With Bucket 18.9 ft 5760.0 mm Less
Maximum Dump Height 8.3 ft 2540.0 mm Less
Reach at Ground Level 3.0 ft 925.0 mm Less
Maximum Fork Height 10.8 ft 3300.0 mm Less
Cab Height 8.7 ft 2650.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 13.0 in 340.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.8 ft 2080.0 mm Less
Fork Depth Above Ground 1.2 in 30.0 mm Less
Machine Width 6.5 ft 1985.0 mm Less
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45� 45� Less
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.8 ft 855.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 15.0 ft 4560.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 11.2 ft 3410.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach 4.7 ft 1445.0 mm Less
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39� 39� Less
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 5.0 ft 1525.0 mm Less
Departure Angle - Degrees 33� 33� Less
Load Over Height 10.5 ft 3215.0 mm Less
Tire Gauge 5.2 ft 1570.0 mm Less
Dig Depth 3.7 in 95.0 mm Less
Width - Over Bucket 6.75 ft 2060.0 mm Less
Overall Length - With Forks 20.2 ft 6150.0 mm Less
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.9 ft 595.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 7.1 ft 2170.0 mm Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 0.9 m3-1.5 m3 (1.2 yd3-2.0 yd3) 0.9 m3-1.5 m3 (1.2 yd3-2.0 yd3) Less
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.2-2.0 yd3 1.2-2.0 yd3 Less
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.9-1.5 m3 0.9-1.5 m3 Less

  • High Performance – With its high full turn tipping loads and breakout forces, the K Series delivers a powerful solution for all customer applications.
  • Ease of Operation – State of the art electrohydraulic system provides low effort, fine control with fast cycle times. All-in-one joystick helps keep eyes on the work. Operator can adjust machine responsiveness with the push of a button, which allows the operator to set up the machine exactly the way they want it based on the application.
  • Cat Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkage – The Cat optimized Z-bar loader linkage combines the digging efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrier capabilities for great performance and versatility. With parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range you can safely and confidently handle loads with precise control.
  • Power Train – Heavy duty axles and 100% diff-lock come standard on both the 20 km/h (12 mph) standard speed machine as well as the 35 km/h (22 mph) high speed option. Ride control is also available as an option, for added comfort and load retention when having to travel longer distances.
  • Versatility – Whether using a Pin-On, ISO (wide) or Skid Steer Loader (SSL) style coupler, combined with standard flow or optional high flow hydraulics, the Cat Compact Wheel Loaders can use a large range of work tools including hydro mechanical work tools.
  • Serviceability – The design of the K Series allows quick and easy servicing. Tilt up engine hood and side service doors give exceptional access to the major components safely from ground level. S·O·SSM oil ports and pressure test points enable easy preventative maintenance.
  • Cab – High visibility cab increases comfort with an available deluxe seat, intuitive controls and settings. Optional soft touch pad contains new electronic functions and settings including Implement Modulation and Hystat Aggressiveness, Ride Control, Return to Dig, Lift Kickout, Engine Speed Control, and Rimpull Control. Optional built-in Machine Security System prevents machine theft.

908K Standard Equipment

ENGINE
  • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA or Tier 2/Stage II equivalent engine
  • Engine block heater 120V
  • Precleaner for engine air filter
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Cat extended life coolant
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • Engine oil drain valve (non spill eco drain)
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Eco mode

ELECTRICAL
  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Magnetic rotating beacon
  • Work tool wiring harness
  • Working lights, two front and two rear
  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Alternator 90 amp
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnostics (Electronic Technician™)
  • Reverse alarm

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Air conditioning
  • Cat radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
  • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window, coat hook, sun visor, radio ready and lockable storage box
  • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
  • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
  • Two doors (enclosed cab)
  • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
  • Cabin light (enclosed cab)
  • Cup holder
  • Pressurized cab (enclosed cab)
  • Sun visor
  • Heater with window, side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)
  • Rear blind
  • Adjustable wrist rest
  • Retractable seat belt
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • On board digital display cluster
  • Sound suppression
  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • Two external knock back mirrors
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Lockable storage box
  • Adjustable internal mirror
  • Operator station on isolation mounts
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temp, coolant temp, speedometer
  • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
  • Suspension seat

908K Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION
  • Adjustable speed control (Creeper Control)
  • Rimpull control
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Adjustable Hystat response settings
  • Ride control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS
  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Work tool quick coupler
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Loader arm float function
  • Connect under pressure hydraulic quick connector
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Demand based cooling fan

LOADER
  • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
  • Load check valves
  • Return to dig work tool positioner
  • Adjustable implement modulation

GENERAL
  • Custom color
  • Rear light guards
  • Tire options including heavy duty tires
  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·S ports

FLUIDS
  • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)

WORK TOOLS
  • For all work tools and standard/high flow options (consult your Cat dealer)