Compact Wheel Loaders 908K

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Key Specs

Maximum Gross Power
73 HP
55 kW
Operating Weight
14032 lb
6365 kg
Bucket Capacities
0.9-1.5 m3 (1.2-2 yd3)
0.9-1.5 m3 (1.2-2 yd3)

Overview

Configured for Success

The Cat® 908K Compact Wheel Loader 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.

Product Specifications for 908K

Maximum Gross Power 73 HP 55 kW
Net Power 68 HP 51 kW
Maximum Net Power - SAE J1349 68 HP 51 kW
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT* Cat C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73 HP 55 kW
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.
Rated Net Power - 2,500 rpm - SAE J1349 68 HP 51 kW
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74 HP 55 kW
Operating Weight 14032 lb 6365 kg
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.
Cooling System 4.5 gal (US) 17 l
Fuel Tank 20.6 gal (US) 78 l
Hydraulic System 18.5 gal (US) 70 l
Engine Oil 3 gal (US) 11.2 l
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: Standard 22 gal/min 85 l/min
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow 34 gal/min 130 l/min
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow 3400 psi 235 bar
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower 3.2 s 3.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.1 s 2.1 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.3 s 1.3 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5.2 s 5.2 s
Speed 2 12.4 mile/h 20 km/h
High Speed 21.7 mile/h 35 km/h
Speed 1 6.2 mile/h 10 km/h
Maximum Material Density 2611 lb/yd³ 1549 kg/m³
Rated Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³
Bucket Width 81 in 2060 mm
Dump Height 100 in 2540 mm
Dump Height 104 in 2630 mm
Rated Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³
Bucket Width 81 in 2060 mm
Maximum Material Density 3251 lb/yd³ 1929 kg/m³
Dump Height 92 in 2345 mm
Bucket Width 82 in 2080 mm
Maximum Material Density 1743 lb/yd³ 1034 kg/m³
Rated Capacity 2 yd³ 1.5 m³
Operating Weight 13995 lb 6350 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 4438 lb 2013 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 10891 lb 4940 kg
Breakout Force - Bucket 13712 lb 61 kN
Tire Size 405/70 R20 405/70 R20
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 8874 lb 4025 kg
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 lb 2523 kg
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³
Rack Back - Transport Position 52� 52�
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 10207 lb 4630 kg
Operating Weight 14032 lb 6365 kg
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 lb 2355 kg
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 8311 lb 3770 kg
Breakout Force - Bucket 10566 lb 47 kN
Tire Size 405/70 R20 405/70 R20
Rack Back - Transport Position 52� 52�
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 4156 lb 1885 kg
Cloth Suspension Seat, Arm Rest Standard Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard Standard
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional Optional
Cabin Light Standard Standard
Air Conditioner Optional Optional
Sun Visor Standard Standard
Coat Hook Standard Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard
Two Access Doors Standard Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard
Heater Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard Standard
Left Window - Sliding Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard
Rear Blind Optional Optional
Machine Security System Optional Optional
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Optional Optional
Cabin Light Standard Standard
Cloth, Electric Air Suspension, Arm/Head Rest, Lumbar Support and Heated Back Seat Standard Standard
Right Window - Sliding Standard Standard
Air Conditioner Optional Optional
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard
Left Window - Sliding Standard Standard
Heater Standard Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard
Two Access Doors Standard Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard
Coat Hook Standard Standard
Sun Visor Standard Standard
Machine Security System Optional Optional
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional Optional
Rear Blind Optional Optional
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard
Coat Hook Standard Standard
Vinyl Suspension Seat Standard Standard
Fixed Steering Column Standard Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard
Sun Visor Standard Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.5 ft 770 mm
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39� 39�
Overall Length - With Forks 19.7 ft 6016 mm
Overall Length - With Bucket 18.5 ft 5630 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 11.2 ft 3410 mm
Cab Height 8.7 ft 2650 mm
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45� 45�
Maximum Dump Height 8.6 ft 2620 mm
Reach at Ground Level 2.6 ft 789 mm
Tire Gauge 5.2 ft 1570 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.9 ft 4530 mm
Maximum Fork Height 10.9 ft 3324 mm
Machine Width 6.5 ft 1985 mm
Width - Over Bucket 6.8 ft 2080 mm
Dig Depth 3.9 in 101 mm
Fork Depth Below Ground 2.8 in 71 mm
Wheel Base 7.1 ft 2170 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.5 ft 460 mm
Maximum Reach 4.3 ft 1309 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.8 ft 2080 mm
Ground Clearance 13 in 340 mm
Load Over Height 10.5 ft 3215 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.8 ft 1450 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees 33� 33�
Overall Length - With Bucket 18.9 ft 5760 mm
Maximum Dump Height 8.3 ft 2540 mm
Reach at Ground Level 3 ft 925 mm
Maximum Fork Height 10.8 ft 3300 mm
Cab Height 8.7 ft 2650 mm
Ground Clearance 13 in 340 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.8 ft 2080 mm
Fork Depth Above Ground 1.2 in 30 mm
Machine Width 6.5 ft 1985 mm
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45� 45�
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.8 ft 855 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 15 ft 4560 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 11.2 ft 3410 mm
Maximum Reach 4.7 ft 1445 mm
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39� 39�
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 5 ft 1525 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees 33� 33�
Load Over Height 10.5 ft 3215 mm
Tire Gauge 5.2 ft 1570 mm
Dig Depth 3.7 in 95 mm
Width - Over Bucket 6.75 ft 2060 mm
Overall Length - With Forks 20.2 ft 6150 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.9 ft 595 mm
Wheel Base 7.1 ft 2170 mm
Bucket Capacities 0.9-1.5 m3 (1.2-2 yd3) 0.9-1.5 m3 (1.2-2 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.2-2 yd3 1.2-2 yd3
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.9-1.5 m3 0.9-1.5 m3

908K Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS

  • 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

ENGINE

  • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA or Tier 2/Stage II equivalent engine
  • 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

  • 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

GENERAL

  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·S ports

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cup holder
  • Sun visor
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • 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

LOADER

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

ENGINE

  • Engine block heater 120V
  • Precleaner for engine air filter

ELECTRICAL

  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Magnetic rotating beacon
  • Work tool wiring harness
  • Working lights, two front and two rear

GENERAL

  • Custom color
  • Rear light guards
  • Tire options including heavy duty tires

FLUIDS

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

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)
  • Pressurized cab (enclosed cab)
  • Heater with window, side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
  • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)
  • Rear blind

WORK TOOLS

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

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