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Overview

The Cat® 988H Block Handler Arrangement is designed to withstand the demanding and harsh environment of block handling applications. The block handling package includes a purpose built linkage, larger lift and tilt cylinders, additional counterweight and a high rimpull powertrain. Read on to learn more about how the 988H Block Handler delivers sustainable productivity, fuel efficiency, serviceability, reliability and versatility.

Engine

Units:
Net Power 501.0 mm H2O 373.0 kg/mm Less
Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™ Cat® C18 ACERT™ Less
Gross Power 555.0 mm H2O 414.0 kg/mm Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 501.0 mm H2O 373.0 kg/mm Less
Gross Power - ISO 3046-2 520.0 mm H2O 388.0 kg/mm Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1104.5 in³ 18.1 l Less
Flywheel Power 501.0 mm H2O 373.0 kg/mm Less
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 501.0 mm H2O 373.0 kg/mm Less
Net Power - ISO 14396 532.0 mm H2O 397.0 kg/mm Less

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 126272.0 lb 57276.0 null Less
Attachment Type Cat quick coupler and forks Cat quick coupler and forks Less
Hinge Pin Height, Unloaded 16.11 ft 4909.0 mm Less
Overall Length 39.87 ft 12152.0 mm Less
Tipping Load - Articulated 37° 73826.0 lb 33487.0 null Less
Tipping Load - Straight 84038.0 lb 38119.0 null Less
Turning Radius - SAE Carry 30.93 ft 9426.0 mm Less

Transmission

Converter Drive - Forward 1 3.75 mile/h 6.04 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Forward 2 6.71 mile/h 10.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Forward 3 11.95 mile/h 19.23 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Forward 4 21.1 mile/h 33.96 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Reverse 1 4.29 mile/h 6.9 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Reverse 2 7.67 mile/h 12.3 km/h Less
Converter Drive - Reverse 3 13.66 mile/h 21.98 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 2 6.72 mile/h 10.81 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 3 11.96 mile/h 19.24 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 4 21.11 mile/h 33.97 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Reverse 1 4.29 mile/h 6.9 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Reverse 2 7.68 mile/h 12.4 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Reverse 3 13.67 mile/h 22.0 km/h Less
Direct Drive - Forward 1 3.7 mile/h 6.0 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 188.0 gal (US) 712.0 l Less
Cooling System 27.2 gal (US) 103.0 l Less
Crankcase 15.9 gal (US) 60.0 l Less
Transmission 18.5 gal (US) 70.0 l Less
Differential - Final Drives - Front 49.0 gal (US) 186.0 l Less
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 49.0 gal (US) 186.0 l Less
Hydraulic System Factory Fill 124.2 gal (US) 470.0 l Less
Hydraulic System - Tank Only 70.5 gal (US) 267.0 l Less

Axles

Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 22.4 in 568.0 mm Less
Front Fixed Fixed Less
Rear Oscillating ±13° Oscillating ±13° Less

Brakes

Brakes Meet SAE ISO 3450:1996 Meet SAE ISO 3450:1996 Less

Steering

Steering Meets SAE and ISO standards Meets SAE and ISO standards Less
Total Steering Angle 74.0 ° 74.0 ° Less

Cab

Cab - ROPS/FOPS Meets SAE and ISO standards Meets SAE and ISO standards Less
Sound Performance Meets ANSI, SAE and ISO standards Meets ANSI, SAE and ISO standards Less

Loader Hydraulic System

Relief Valve Setting 5075.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke 235 × 911 mm (9.3 × 35.9 in) 235 × 911 mm (9.3 × 35.9 in) Less
Relief Valve Setting - Low Idle 348.1 psi 2400.0 kPa Less
Cylinders, Double Acting - Tilt, Bore and Stroke 235 × 1556 mm (9.3 × 61.3 in) 235 × 1556 mm (9.3 × 61.3 in) Less
Loader Hydraulic System Main Hydraulic System Output at 2,010 rpm and 6900 kPa (1,000 psi) 130.0 gal/min 492.0 l/min Less
Pilot System - Gear-Type Pump Output at 2,010 rpm and 2500 kPa (363 psi) 20.1 gal/min 76.0 l/min Less

Productivity

Productivity

Productivity

Productivity

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel Efficiency

Reliability

Reliability

Reliability

Reliability

Safety

Safety

Safety

Serviceability

Serviceability

Serviceability

Serviceability

Versatility

Versatility

Versatility

Versatility

Versatility

Versatility

Versatility