982M (Tier 3/Stage IIIA) (2017)

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Overview

The new 982M Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. This all-purpose machine is a great 2-pass match for larger on-highway trucks, bank excavation and even face loading in well shot rock applications. Long standard lift arms make the 982M an excellent rail car loader. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.

Engine

Units:
Net Power - ISO 9249 373.0 mm H2O 278.0 kg/mm Less
Engine Model Cat C13 ACERT Cat C13 ACERT Less
Displacement 763.0 in³ 12.5 l Less
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 412.0 mm H2O 307.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 373.0 mm H2O 278.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 378.0 mm H2O 278.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 373.0 mm H2O 278.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 378.0 mm H2O 278.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1505.0 ft-lb 2040.0 N·m Less
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 406.0 mm H2O 303.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 412.0 mm H2O 303.0 kg/mm Less
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 417.0 mm H2O 307.0 kg/mm Less
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - ISO 14396 1602.0 ft-lb 2172.0 N·m Less
Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - SAE J1995 1617.0 ft-lb 2192.0 N·m Less

Weights

Operating Weight 78402.0 lb 35563.0 null Less
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 6.1 m Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 6.1 m Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 4.6-12.0 m³ (6.0-15.75 yd³) 4.6-12.0 m³ (6.0-15.75 yd³) Less

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 58450.0 lbf 260.0 kN Less
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 49368.0 lb 22393.0 null Less
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 46473.0 lb 21080.0 null Less
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.” For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.” Less
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6. Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6. Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 3.9 mile/h 6.2 km/h Less
Forward - 2 7.4 mile/h 11.9 km/h Less
Forward - 3 13.1 mile/h 21.1 km/h Less
Forward - 4 23.3 mile/h 37.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 4.3 mile/h 7.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 2 8.5 mile/h 13.6 km/h Less
Reverse - 3 15.0 mile/h 24.1 km/h Less
Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h Less
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 914 mm (36 in) roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 914 mm (36 in) roll radius. Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s 10.1 s Less
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4975.0 psi 34300.0 kPa Less
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119.0 gal/min 449.0 l/min Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 12.0 gal (US) 45.0 l Less
Crankcase 9.8 gal (US) 37.0 l Less
Differential - Final Drives - Front 24.3 gal (US) 92.0 l Less
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 24.3 gal (US) 92.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 112.5 gal (US) 426.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 40.0 gal (US) 153.0 l Less
Transmission 20.3 gal (US) 77.0 l Less

Sound

Note *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 112.0 dB(A) 112.0 dB(A) Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 dB(A)* 78 dB(A)* Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 75.0 dB(A) 75.0 dB(A) Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range 4.6-12.0 m³ (6.0-15.75 yd³) 4.6-12.0 m³ (6.0-15.75 yd³) Less

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.92 ft 2716.0 mm Less
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.25 ft 1900.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.33 ft 426.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.25 ft 3719.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Hood 10.17 ft 3083.0 mm Less
Height - Top of ROPS 12.5 ft 3786.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.67 ft 790.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.5 ft 4743.0 mm Less
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.67 ft 3884.0 mm Less
Maximum Width over Tires 11.5 ft 3499.0 mm Less
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires. Less
Overall Length - Without Bucket 28.17 ft 8584.0 mm Less
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees Less
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 57 degrees 57 degrees Less
Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees 42 degrees Less
Tread Width 8.33 ft 2540.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 12.5 ft 3800.0 mm Less

Reliability

  • Cat® C13 ACERT™ engine offers increased power density with a combination of proven electronic, fuel and air systems.
  • Utilizing rigorous component design and machine validation processes results in unmatched reliability, durability and high uptime.

Durability

  • Heavy-duty planetary powershift transmission and axles handle extreme applications.
  • Full flow hydraulic filtration system with additional loop filtration improves hydraulic system robustness and component life.

Productivity

  • Optimized engine power, when demanded, improves machine performance and response.
  • Lock-up clutch torque converter, combined with lock-to-lock shifting, delivers smooth shifts, fast acceleration and speed on grade.
  • Easy-to-load Performance Series Buckets feature a wider mouth and curved side plates that improve material retention (fill factor).
  • Optional limited slip differentials improve performance in the pile.
  • Optional Aggregate Handler configuration offers slightly higher payload capability for loose aggregate rehandling.*
*Optional configurations and equipment may vary from region to region and requires conformance to Caterpillar payload policy. Consult your dealer or Caterpillar representative for details.

Fuel Efficiency

  • Up to 10% more fuel efficient than K Series and up to 25% more fuel efficient than H Series loaders.**
  • Power dense ACERT engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
  • Standard productive Economy Mode provides maximum fuel savings with minimal productivity impact.
**Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

Ease of Operation

  • Best-in-class operator environment provides unmatched comfort, visibility, and efficiency.
  • E-H joystick steering with force feedback for precision control and dramatically decreases operator arm fatigue.
  • Intuitive controls and touch screen multifunction display.
  • Ride control system with dual accumulators provides excellent ride.

Safety

  • Excellent cab access with wide door, remote door opening option and stair-like steps.
  • Floor to ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integrated spot mirrors and rear vision camera provide industry leading all-around visibility.

Serviceability

  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors; hydraulic and electrical service centers make access fast and easy.
  • Safe, ground level access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points.
  • Optional, fully integrated Cat Autolube system provides full lube system monitoring and diagnostic test visibility.

Cat Connect Technology

  • Monitor, manage and enhance job site operations.
  • Cat LINK Technologies: VisionLink® enables owners to access data wirelessly to monitor machine health, utilization and location.
  • Cat DETECT Technologies: Integrated rear vision camera enhances visibility behind machine to help operators work safely. Optional Cat Rear Object Detection increased operator awareness of the working environment which enhances site safety.
  • Cat PAYLOAD Technologies: Optional Cat Production Measurement 2.0 brings simple and accurate on-the-go payload scale allowing operators to deliver exact loads and work more efficiently. Advanced Productivity subscription provides comprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.