Compact Wheel Loaders 908M

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Key Specs

Maximum Gross Power
73.2 HP
54.6 kW
Operating Weight
14032 lb
6365 kg
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2 yd3)
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2 yd3)

Overview

Configured for Success

The Cat® 908M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine's response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

Benefits

Powerful Powerful hydraulics deliver higher breakout forces

3 Coupler Choices Adaptable to a multitude of attachments by utilizing any of the 3 coupler choices

Superior Superior service access makes daily checks quick and easy

Product Specifications for 908M

Maximum Gross Power 73.2 HP 54.6 kW
Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT* Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.2 HP 54.6 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 74.2 HP 74.2 HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 71.9 HP 53.6 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 72.9 HP 53.6 kW
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 192 ft·lbf 261 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 191 ft·lbf 260 N·m
Bore 3.7 in 94 mm
Displacement 201 in³ 3.3 l
Stroke 4.7 in 120 mm
Note (1) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard. Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2) Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed. Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
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.
Note (4) Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed. Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (5) The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions. The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Note (6) Stage V engine available for Europe only. Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards. *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Operating Weight 14032 lb 6365 kg
Note Specifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 908M is configured with a 1.1 m³ (1.44 yd³) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge. Specifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 908M is configured with a 1.1 m³ (1.44 yd³) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge.
Cooling System 4.4 gal (US) 16.5 l
Fuel Tank 20.6 gal (US) 78 l
Engine Oil 3 gal (US) 11.2 l
Hydraulic Tank 12.2 gal (US) 46 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 19 gal (US) 72 l
Transmission - Gear Box 2.9 gal (US) 11 l
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 22 gal/min 82 l/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow 22 gal/min 82 l/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow 33 gal/min 126 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head 4496 psi 31000 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod 2756 psi 19000 kPa
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure 3191 psi 22000 kPa
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.3 in 85 mm
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2 in 50 mm
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 27.5 in 699 mm
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.9 in 100 mm
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.2 in 55 mm
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 16.4 in 416 mm
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5 s 5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5 s 1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6 s 2.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.6 s 9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 9.6 s 9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 3 s 3 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6 s 2.6 s
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 9757 lb 4427 kg
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 7947 lb 3606 kg
Full Turn Tipping Load 8311 lb 3770 kg
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump 8 ft 2463 mm
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump 3 ft 931 mm
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39° 39°
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.4 yd³ 1.1 m³
Height - Ground to Cab** 8.67 ft 2650 mm
Height - Ground Clearance** 1.08 ft 340 mm
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170 mm
Length - Overall* 18.42 ft 5630 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.5 ft 770 mm
Dig Depth** 3.9 in 101 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.58 ft 2620 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket** 10.5 ft 3215 mm
Height - Bucket Pin** 11.17 ft 3410 mm
Departure Angle 33° 33°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.83 ft 4530 mm
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 6.75 ft 2080 mm
Width - Bucket 6.75 ft 2080 mm
Width - Tread Center 5.08 ft 1570 mm
Machine Width 6.5 ft 1985 mm
Articulation Angle 39° 39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45° 45°
Operating Weight 14323 lb 6499 kg
Note (1) *Vary with bucket. *Vary with bucket.
Note (2) **Vary with tire. **Vary with tire.
Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires. Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Height - Ground to Cab** 8.67 ft 2650 mm
Height - Ground Clearance** 1.08 ft 340 mm
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170 mm
Length - Overall* 18.92 ft 5780 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.83 ft 866 mm
Dig Depth** 4.2 in 109 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.17 ft 2505 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket** 10.5 ft 3215 mm
Height - Bucket Pin** 11.17 ft 3410 mm
Departure Angle 33° 33°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.83 ft 4534 mm
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 6.75 ft 2080 mm
Width - Bucket 6.75 ft 2080 mm
Width - Tread Center 5.08 ft 1570 mm
Machine Width 6.5 ft 1985 mm
Articulation Angle 39° 39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45° 45°
Operating Weight 14319 lb 6497 kg
Note (1) *Vary with bucket. *Vary with bucket.
Note (2) **Vary with tire. **Vary with tire.
Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires. Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39° 39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1 in 80 mm
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.4 in 35 mm
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump 12 gal/min 43.9 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3191 psi 22000 kPa
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 42506 ft·lbf 57630 N·m
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn) 31398 ft·lbf 42570 N·m
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm 3 s 3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left <6 turns <6 turns
ROPS ROPS: ISO 3471:2008 ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
FOPS FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1) Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe. Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2) The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). Optional Low Sound or Blue Angel selection will reduce this to 99 dB(A). The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). Optional Low Sound or Blue Angel selection will reduce this to 99 dB(A).
Note (3) *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed. *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Forward - Range 1 6 mile/h 10 km/h
Forward - Range 2 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Forward - High Range 22 mile/h 35 km/h
Reverse - High Range 22 mile/h 35 km/h
Reverse - Range 1 6 mile/h 10 km/h
Reverse - Range 2 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Note (2) Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details. Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (3) In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities. In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (4) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model. Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Option (1) 360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian 360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Option (2) 375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin 375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Option (3) 400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin 400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Option (4) 400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin 400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Option (5) 405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop 405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Option (6) 12.5-20 ATU Firestone 12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2 yd3) 0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.5 m³ 0.75-1.5 m³
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-2 yd³ 1.0-2 yd³
General Purpose 0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³) 0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Light Material 1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2 yd³) 1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2 yd³)
Multi-Purpose 0.75 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³) 0.75 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Grapple 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
Note All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration. All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.

908M Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS

  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
  • Demand based cooling fan
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Loader arm float function
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function

ENGINE

  • Cat C3.3B DIT EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine.
  • Cat extended life coolant
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • ECO mode
  • Engine oil drain valve (non-spill ECO drain)
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator

ELECTRICAL

  • Alternator 90 amp
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnosis (Cat Electronic Technician™)
  • Reversing alarm

GENERAL

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Adjustable internal mirror
  • Adjustable wrist rest
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • Cup holder
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temperature, coolant temperature, speedometer
  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • On board digital display cluster
  • Operator station on isolation mounts
  • Retractable seat belt
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • Sound suppression
  • Sun visor
  • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
  • Suspension seat
  • Two doors (enclosed cab)
  • Two external knock back mirrors
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)
  • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass

908M Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS

  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
  • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
  • Adjustable high stat response settings
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Ride control
  • Rimpull control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering

ENGINE

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

ELECTRICAL

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

GENERAL

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

FLUIDS

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

LOADER

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

WORK TOOLS

  • For all work tool options, consult your local Cat dealer

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Air conditioning
  • Cabin light
  • Cat Radio/FM/DAB+/Bluetooth/Aux/Mic/Phone/USB
  • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window and radio ready
  • Open canopy: fixed steering column, coat hook, sun visor (North America only)
  • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
  • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
  • Heater with window side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
  • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
  • Rear blind

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