Small Wheel Loaders 938M Waste Handler

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Key Specs

Maximum Gross Power
188 HP
140 kW
Operating Weight
41794 lb
18958 kg
Bucket Capacities
3.0-5 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)
3.0-5 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)

Overview

Configured for Success

The Cat® 938M Waste Handler sets a new standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and comfort. A high torque, low speed C7.1 engine works in concert with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver fuel efficiency as standard. A complete range of guarding and debris management solutions are available to meet the needs of the most demanding environments. Extremely low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day and even all night! Experience this industry benchmark.

Benefits

Reduced By 30% Engine Speed

Lower engine speed lowers fuel burn.

MORE Control

More refined control with consistent and predictable stopping distances.

Class Leading 68 dB(A) Sound Level

When running at 1,600 RPM in Standard Mode.

Product Specifications for 938M Waste Handler

Maximum Gross Power 188 HP 140 kW
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 135 mm
Displacement 427 in³ 7.01 l
Maximum Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 1800 r/min 1800 r/min
Note (2) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard and denote power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, emission components and fan at specified speed. Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard and denote power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, emission components and fan at specified speed.
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 649 ft·lbf 880 N·m
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 664 ft·lbf 900 N·m
Maximum Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 1600 r/min 1600 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 173 HP 129 kW
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 642 ft·lbf 870 N·m
Engine Model Cat® C7.1 Cat® C7.1
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 627 ft·lbf 850 N·m
Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems. No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 188 HP 140 kW
Emissions The Cat C7.1 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V and Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards. The Cat C7.1 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V and Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Note (1) *Range 4 power and torque is equal to Performance Mode with Caterpillar Power by Range technology. *Range 4 power and torque is equal to Performance Mode with Caterpillar Power by Range technology.
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249:2007 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 650 ft·lbf 882 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249:2007 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 628 ft·lbf 852 N·m
Net Power - ISO 9249 (metric) at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 186 HP 137 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 188 HP 140 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 - Metric 190 HP 140 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 190 HP 140 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 184 HP 137 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 183 HP 137 kW
Net Power (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 1600 r/min 1600 r/min
Net Power (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4) 1800 r/min 1800 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 176 HP 129 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 170 HP 127 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 170 HP 127 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (metric) at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 172 HP 127 kW
Bucket Capacities 3.0-5 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3) 3.0-5 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)
Note (1) **Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with optional counterweights, waste guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and Michelin 20.5 R25 XMINE D2 tires. **Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with optional counterweights, waste guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and Michelin 20.5 R25 XMINE D2 tires.
Full Turn Tip Load (1) 9795 kg (21,594 lb)** 9795 kg (21,594 lb)**
Note (2) ^Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard counterweights, waste guarding, rear waste gate, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and new solid tires. ^Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard counterweights, waste guarding, rear waste gate, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and new solid tires.
Full Turn Tip Load (2) 10 741 kg (23,679 lb)^ 10 741 kg (23,679 lb)^
Operating Weight 41794 lb 18958 kg
Operating Weight (1) 17 258 kg (38,046 lb)** 17 258 kg (38,046 lb)**
Operating Weight (2) 18 958 kg (41,794 lb)^ 18 958 kg (41,794 lb)^
Note (2) ^Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard counterweights, waste guarding, rear waste gate, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and new solid tires. ^Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard counterweights, waste guarding, rear waste gate, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and new solid tires.
Note (1) **Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with optional counterweights, waste guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and Michelin 20.5 R25 XMINE D2 tires. **Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with optional counterweights, waste guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, and Michelin 20.5 R25 XMINE D2 tires.
ROPS ISO 3471:2008 ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 LEVEL II ISO 3449:2005 LEVEL II
Declared Sound Levels - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)* 101 dB(A) 101 dB(A)
Note (1) * Measurements were conducted at 70% of maximum engine cooling fan speed. Sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds. The cab was properly installed and maintained. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and the cab windows closed.
– The Blue Angel environmental label is an optional attachment for Europe only.
* Measurements were conducted at 70% of maximum engine cooling fan speed. Sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds. The cab was properly installed and maintained. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and the cab windows closed.
– The Blue Angel environmental label is an optional attachment for Europe only.
Declared Sound Levels - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)* 68 dB(A) 68 dB(A)
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the flourinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the flourinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes.
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow* 42 gal/min 160 l/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd and 4th Function Relief Pressure 4351 psi 30000 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder 4351 psi 30000 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd and 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure 4061 psi 28000 kPa
Note (1) Implement system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting lift cylinders and a single double acting tilt cylinder. Implement system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting lift cylinders and a single double acting tilt cylinder.
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 50 gal/min 190 l/min
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise (Ground Level to Maximum Lift) 5.5/6.2 seconds 5.5/6.2 seconds
Note (2) Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm). Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.7/10.6 seconds 9.7/10.6 seconds
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 4061 psi 28000 kPa
Note (3) * 3rd and 4th function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the touch screen display when equipped. * 3rd and 4th function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the touch screen display when equipped.
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down (Maximum Lift to Ground Level) 2.7/2.7 seconds 2.7/2.7 seconds
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump (at Maximum Lift Height) 1.5/1.7 seconds 1.5/1.7 seconds
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function Maximum Flow* 50 gal/min 190 l/min
Lift Cylinder: Standard Lift Linkage - Stroke 31.1 in 789 mm
Tilt Cylinder: Standard Lift Linkage - Rod Diameter 3.5 in 90 mm
Lift Cylinder: Standard Lift Linkage - Rod Diameter 2.6 in 65 mm
Tilt Cylinder: Standard Lift Linkage - Bore Diameter 5.9 in 150 mm
Lift Cylinder: Standard Lift Linkage - Bore Diameter 4.7 in 120 mm
Tilt Cylinder: Standard Lift Linkage - Stroke 21.9 in 555 mm
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 42506 ft·lbf 57630 N·m
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn) 31398 ft·lbf 42570 N·m
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3500 psi 24130 kPa
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Maximum RPM: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed 2.3 s 2.3 s
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1 in 80 mm
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 15.7 in 399 mm
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Minimum RPM: Pump Flow Limited 3.1 s 3.1 s
Note (1) Steering system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting cylinders. Steering system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting cylinders.
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2 in 50 mm
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 34 gal/min 130 l/min
Note (2) Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm). Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
Forward and Reverse - Range 2 8 mile/h 13 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 4 25 mile/h 40 km/h
Note *Creeper control allows maximum speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the touch screen display when equipped. Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph). *Creeper control allows maximum speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the touch screen display when equipped. Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).
Forward and Reverse - Range 3 17 mile/h 27 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 1* 1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph) 1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Front Axle - Traction Aid Locking differential Locking differential
Note (1) Power train is governed by the Caterpillar exclusive Intelligent Power Management system to deliver peak performance and efficiency. Power train is governed by the Caterpillar exclusive Intelligent Power Management system to deliver peak performance and efficiency.
Rear Axle Oscillating Oscillating
Note (3) Differential front locking axle can be engaged on the go at full torque up to 20 km/h (12.4 mph) on the 938M. Differential front locking axle can be engaged on the go at full torque up to 20 km/h (12.4 mph) on the 938M.
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 20.5 R25, 550/65, 600/65, 650/65 ± 10.5 degrees ± 10.5 degrees
Rear Axle - Traction Aid - Optional Limited slip differential Limited slip differential
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 23.5 R25 ± 7 degrees ± 7 degrees
Brakes - Service Inboard wet disc Inboard wet disc
Note (2) Offset rims available to meet European roading requirements. Offset rims available to meet European roading requirements.
Brakes - Parking Spring applied hydraulically released Spring applied hydraulically released
Front Axle Fixed Fixed
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - Solid Tires, 750/65, 620/65, Skidder ± 7 degrees ± 7 degrees
Axles - Rear 9.2 gal (US) 35 l
Fuel Tank 51.5 gal (US) 195 l
Axles - Front 9.2 gal (US) 35 l
Transmission - Gear Box 2.9 gal (US) 11 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 44.9 gal (US) 170 l
Engine Crankcase 5.3 gal (US) 20 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 5 gal (US) 19 l
Cooling System 8.5 gal (US) 32 l
Hydraulic Tank 23.8 gal (US) 90 l

938M Waste Handler Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Axle Duo-Cone™ seal guards
  • Auto idle shut down feature
  • Cat C7.1 engine
    – Power modes (Standard and Performance)
    – Power by range (High Power in Range 4)
    – Turbocharged and aftercooled
    – Diesel particulate filter (Fit for Life)
  • Coded start (requires secondary display)
  • Differential lock in front axle
  • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
  • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
  • Hydrostatic transmission with electronic control
    – Operator modes (Default, TC, Hystat, and Ice)
    – Directional Shift Aggressiveness (fast, medium, slow)
    – Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
    – Creeper control, adjust ground speed
  • Parking brake, electric
  • Single plane cooling package wide six fins per inch density
  • Oil sampling ports
  • Throttle lock and max speed limiter

HYDRAULICS

  • Automatic lift lower and tilt kickouts, adjustable in-cab
  • Bucket and fork modes, adjustable in-cab
  • Cylinder damping at kickout and mechanical end stops
  • Fine mode control (fast, medium, slow)
  • Hydraulic response setting (fast, medium, slow)
  • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
  • Seat-mounted hydraulic joystick controls

ELECTRICAL

  • Alternator, 115 amp, heavy duty
  • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24V system, disconnect switch
  • Back-up alarm
  • Emergency shutdown switch
  • Halogen work and roading lights, LED rear tail lights
  • Product Link PRO with three year subscription
  • Remote jump start post
  • Resettable main and critical function breakers

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • 75 mm (3 in) High-Vis retractable seat belt, with audible alarm and indicator
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Cab, pressurized
  • Camera, rearview
  • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
  • Ground level cab door release
  • Hydraulic control lockout
  • Mirror, single
  • Lunch box storage
  • Radio ready speakers
  • Rear window defrost, electric
  • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Tinted front glass
  • Wet arm wiper/washer, 2-speed and intermittent, front, lights, wipers, turn signal
  • Suspension seat, fabric

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Large-access enclosure doors with adjustable close/open force
  • Cat optimized Z-bar linkage with parallel lift
  • Recovery hitch, with pin
  • Remote mounted lubrication points
  • Lockable compartments and enclosures

938M Waste Handler Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Autolube, integrated in secondary display
  • Auxiliary flow, third and fourth function
  • Differential, limited slip, rear
  • Beacon light, strobe
  • Cab, deluxe (standard in Europe)
    – Camera, rearview integrated into advanced display
    – Electrically adjustable external heated mirrors (2)
    – Secondary display to enable features and adjust parameters
    – LED interior lighting
    – Sunscreen, front and rear
    – Touchscreen secondary display
    – Ride control adjustable speed activation
    – Preventative maintenance reminders
    – Integrated help function (26 languages)
  • Camera, roof mounted, front view with separate display
  • Cold start package
    – Ether starting aid, block heater and additional batteries, 1,000 CCA (4 total)
  • Counterweight, additional options
  • Coupler, (Fusion and ISO 23727)
  • Debris packages (low, medium, high)
  • Fenders (extended cover and full coverage)
  • Guarding packages
  • Linkage, high lift
  • Lights, auxiliary, halogen or LED with engine and DEF compartment lights
  • Payload Technology
    – Cat Production Measurement (CPM)
    – CPM Printer
  • Product Link ELITE with capabilities for software push, data logging, histogram and trend mapping
  • Radio packages
  • Rear Object Detection
  • Ride Control System, adjustable through secondary display
  • Seats
    – Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with mid seat backrest
    – Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Seat is heated and ventilated on bottom cushion and backrest.
  • Steering
    – Dual mode and secondary
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM)

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