Medium Wheel Loaders 980

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Key Specs

Operating Weight
66877 lb
30344 kg
Bucket Range
4.0-14.5 m³ 5.25-19 yd³
4.0-14.5 m³ 5.25-19 yd³
Engine Model
Cat C13
Cat C13

Overview

Superior Technology for Increased Productivity

The Cat® 980 Wheel Loader brings premium performance with simple to-use technologies as a standard offering, boosting operator efficiencies and delivering increased productivity. Improved performance, reliability, durability, and versatility result in a machine that is better built to meet your

Benefits

Up To 12% Lower Maintenance Costs

With extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals, you get more done at a lower cost compared to the previous model.

Smart Machine for Efficient Operation

Broadest range of technologies, plus new operator assist features, work together seamlessly to help you boost your productivity.

Up To 10% More Productivity

Get more done, achieve consistent high bucket fill factors resulting in increased productivity.

Product Specifications for 980

Engine Model Cat C13 Cat C13
Note (1) Cat engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final, and Japan 2014 emission standards. Cat engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
Note (2) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner, and aftertreatment. The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner, and aftertreatment.
Displacement 12.5 L 12.5 L
Operating Weight 66877 lb 30344 kg
Note ? Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, ride control cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, open differential axles (front/rear), secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m? (7.1 yd?) general purpose bucket with BOCE. ? Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, ride control cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, open differential axles (front/rear), secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m? (7.1 yd?) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Forward - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h
Forward - 2 8.3 mile/h 13.3 km/h
Forward - 3 14.6 mile/h 23.5 km/h
Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 935 mm (37 in) roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 935 mm (37 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 1 4.8 mile/h 7.8 km/h
Reverse - 2 9.4 mile/h 15.2 km/h
Reverse - 3 16.7 mile/h 26.9 km/h
Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Note (1) ** For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.? ** For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
Note (2) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.? ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level* 109 109
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 112 dB(A) 112 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 78 78
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg (4.2 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent 2.717 metric tonnes (2.995 tons). The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg (4.2 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent 2.717 metric tonnes (2.995 tons).
Breakout Force 51008 lb 227 kN
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.? For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing. Full compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 20965 kg 46208 lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 43432 lb 19706 kg
Cooling System 13.7 gal (US) 52 l
Crankcase 9.8 gal (US) 37 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front 22.2 gal (US) 84 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 22.4 gal (US) 84 l
Fuel Tank 112.5 gal (US) 426 l
Hydraulic Tank 40.4 gal (US) 153 l
Transmission 20.3 gal (US) 77 l
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4975 psi 34300 kPa
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 119 gal/min 449 l/min
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on machine equipped with 5.4 m3 (7.1 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE and Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on machine equipped with 5.4 m3 (7.1 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE and Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires.
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.9 ft 2661 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.3 ft 1900 mm
Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 456 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 12.5 ft 3764 mm
Height - Top of Hood 10.1 ft 3064 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 12.7 ft 3829 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.2 ft 682 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.7 ft 4775 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.6 ft 4125 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 27.5 ft 8355 mm
Tread Width 8 ft 2440 mm
Wheel Base 12.6 ft 3800 mm
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees 40 degrees
Width over Tires (Loaded) 10.9 ft 3260 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees 50 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees 61 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2661 mm 2661 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.3 ft 1900 mm
Ground Clearance 456 mm 1.5 ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3764 mm 12.5 ft
Height - Top of Hood 3064 mm 10.1 ft
Height - Top of ROPS 3829 mm 12.7 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.2 ft 682 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4554 mm 14.11 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 3881 mm 12.8 ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket 8155 mm 26.1 ft
Tread Width 8 ft 2440 mm
Wheel Base 3800 mm 12.6 ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees 50 degrees
Width over Tires (Loaded) 10.9 ft 3260 mm
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees 40 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 61 degrees 61 degrees
Bucket Range 4.0-14.5 m³ 5.25-19 yd³ 4.0-14.5 m³ 5.25-19 yd³

980 Standard Equipment

Operator Environment

  • Cab, pressurized, sound suppression
  • EH implement controls, parking brake
  • Steering, joystick
  • Seat, cloth, air suspension
  • Touchscreen display
  • Visibility: mirrors, rear-vision camera
  • Air conditioner, heater, defroster (auto temp, fan)
  • Sun visor, front, retractable
  • Sun visor, rear, retractable
  • Window cleaning platform, front
  • Windows, front, safety laminated rounded glass

ON-BOARD TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Payload scale
  • Autodig with Auto Set Tires
  • Operator ID & machine security
  • Application Profiles
  • Job Aids
  • Controls Help and eOMM

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C13 engine
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Fuel-water separator and secondary fuel filter
  • Engine, air precleaner
  • Axles, open differentials
  • Transmission, planetary, automatic powershift
  • Torque converter with lock-up
  • Service brakes, hydraulic, fully enclosed wet disc, wear indicators
  • Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Park brake, caliper on front axles, spring applied-pressure released

HYDRAULICS

  • Implement system, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump
  • Steering system, load sensing with dedicated variable displacement piston pump
  • Ride control, dual accumulators
  • Oil sampling valves, Cat XT™ hoses

ELECTRICAL

  • Starting and charging system, 24V
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty
  • Lights: halogen, 4 work lights, 2 front roading lights with turn signals, 2 rearvision lights

MONITORING SYSTEM

  • Front dash with analog gauges, LCD display, and warning lights
  • Primary touchscreen monitor (Cat Payload, quad screens, machine settings & messages)

LINKAGE

  • Standard lift, Z-bar
  • Kickouts: lift and tilt

980 Optional Equipment

Operator Environment

  • Door, remote opening system
  • HMU steering wheel
  • Entertainment radio (FM, AM, USB, BT)
  • Entertainment radio (DAB+)
  • CB radio ready
  • Seat, suede/cloth, air suspension, heated
  • Seat, leather/cloth, air suspension, heated/ cooled
  • 360° vision system
  • Cat Detect rear radar system
  • Dedicated rearview screen
  • Mirrors, heated
  • Windows, front, heavy duty, or full guards

ON-BOARD TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Advanced Payload
  • Cat Payload Printer

POWER TRAIN

  • Turbine, air precleaner
  • Radiator, high debris
  • Cooling fan, reversible
  • Axles, limited slip differential(s)
  • Axles, ecology drains, AOC ready, extreme temperature seals
  • Axles, oil cooler
  • Heavy Duty transmission

HYDRAULICS

  • 3rd auxiliary function with ride control
  • Quick coupler control

ELECTRICAL

  • Cold start, 120V or 240V
  • Lights: LED
  • Warning beacon

MONITORING SYSTEM

  • Reversing strobe lights

LINKAGE

  • High lift, Z-bar

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Cat Autolube system
  • Fenders, extensions or roading
  • Guards: power train, crankcase, cab, cylinders, rear
  • Biodegradable hydraulic oil
  • High-speed oil change system
  • Rear cab access
  • Fast fill fuel tank
  • Toolbox
  • Wheel chocks
  • Secondary steering system, electrical

SPECIAL CONFIGURATIONS

  • Aggregate handler
  • Waste and industrial
  • Forestry, logger
  • Steel mill
  • Block handler

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