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Compact Wheel Loaders

Cat 908 Compact Wheel Loader

  • Maximum Gross Power
    74.7 HP
  • Engine Model
    Cat C2.8*
  • Maximum Engine Speed
    2550 rpm
  • Maximum Gross Power
    2400 r/min
Engine
Maximum Gross Power
74.7 HP
Engine Model
Cat C2.8*
Maximum Engine Speed
2550 rpm
Maximum Gross Power
2400 r/min
Maximum Gross Power
74.7 HP
Maximum Gross Power
74.3 HP
Maximum Gross Power
75.3 mhp
Rated Net Power
2400 r/min
Rated Net Power
72.7 HP
Rated Net Power
72.1 HP
Rated Net Power
73.1 mhp
Maximum Gross Torque
222 lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque
221 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque
218 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque
217 lb/ft
Displacement
171 in³
Bore
3.54 in
Stroke
4.33 in
Note
*Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Note
Maximum gross and net torque measured at 1,600 rpm.
Note
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note
Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel.
Weights
Operating Weight
14617 lb
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities
0.80-1.35 m³ (1.0-1.7 yd³)
Bucket Capacities
1.25-1.55 m³ (1.6-2.0 yd³)
Multi
0.75-1.1 m³ (1.0-1.4 yd³)
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.
Note
Bucket capacities stated include BOCE, in line with ISO 7546.
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
24 Gal
Cooling System
3.2 Gal
Engine Crankcase
2.3 Gal
Axles
2.3 Gal
Axles
2.3 Gal
Hydraulic System
18.6 Gal
Hydraulic Tank
11.8 Gal
Transmission
0.6 Gal
Note
No Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fluid needed on this size engine.
Axles
Front
Fixed (standard)
Rear
Fixed (standard)
Note
Oscillation of ±11 degrees via hitch between front and rear frames.
Steering
Steering Articulation Angle
39 °
Maximum Flow
12.3 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure
3336 psi
Steering Cycle Times
2.8 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns
3.25 turns or 4.00 turns
Transmission
Forward and Reverse
6 mile/h
Forward and Reverse
6 mile/h
Forward and Reverse
11 mile/h
Forward and Reverse
12 mile/h
Forward and Reverse
25 mile/h
Note
#Factory default shown, can be adjusted to any speed up to 19 km/h (12 mph).
Note
*Creep function not available in this gear or above.
Note
**Max speed dependent on model and configuration (standard vs. high speed transmission).
Note
***Reverse is 30 km/h (19 mph).
Tires
Tire Size
*405/70 R20 SPT9
Tire Size
405/70 R20 Powerloads
Tire Size
400/70 R20 XMCL/Bibload
Tire Size
360/80 R20 TRI 2
Tire Size
40X14-20 TL, SM/TR
Note
*This tire has been used for all dimension, stability and performance data.
Note
Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note
In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Cab
ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note
Canopy and cab, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are available worldwide. Canopy not available in EU.
Note
The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 71 dB(A).
Note
*Measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Note
The labelled 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). 99 dB(A) Low Sound – Option available.
Loader Hydraulic System
Main Relief
3408 psi
Main Relief
24 gal/min
Main Relief
33 gal/min
Main Relief
3408 psi
Main Relief
12 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time
2.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
5.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
1.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
3.6 s
Note
* Maximum flow stated, actual flow delta could be 6% from data shown. Also adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through display.
Dimensions - With HPL-V Coupler - Approximate#
Height
8.75 ft
Height
9.33 ft
Height
1.67 ft
Height
1 ft
Length
18.17 ft
Length
4.5 ft
Length
3.5 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Clearance
8.5 ft
Clearance
9.67 ft
Clearance
10.42 ft
Height
11.08 ft
Height
14.08 ft
Reach
2.5 ft
Carry Height
1.08 ft
Dig Depth
0.42 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Turning Radius
14.92 ft
Width
6.5 ft
Turning Radius
13.33 ft
Turning Radius
6.67 ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
53°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Rack Angle at Carry
51°
Departure Angle
30°
Articulation Angle
39°
Operating Weight
14617 lb
Tipping Load
10604 lb
Tipping Load
8947 lb
Operating Weight
14252 lb
Tipping Load
8639 lb
80
5813 lb
Note
*Vary with bucket
Note
**Vary with tire
Note
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class I
Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate
Height
8.75 ft
Height
9.33 ft
Height
1.67 ft
Height
1 ft
Length
18.67 ft
Length
4.5 ft
Length
3.5 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Clearance
8.17 ft
Clearance
9.67 ft
Clearance
10.42 ft
Height
11.08 ft
Height
14.42 ft
Reach
2.83 ft
Carry Height
1.17 ft
Dig Depth
0.45 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Turning Radius
15.08 ft
Width
6.5 ft
Turning Radius
13.33 ft
Turning Radius
6.67 ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
49°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Rack Angle at Carry
53°
Departure Angle
30°
Articulation Angle
39°
Operating Weight
14806 lb
Tipping Load
9581 lb
Tipping Load
7985 lb
Operating Weight
14391 lb
Tipping Load
8043 lb
80
5438 lb
Note
*Vary with bucket
Note
**Vary with tire
Note
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class I
Dimensions - High Lift - With HPL-V Coupler - Approximate#
Height
8.75 ft
Height
9.33 ft
Height
1.67 ft
Height
1 ft
Length
20.17 ft
Length
4.5 ft
Length
3.5 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Clearance
10.75 ft
Clearance
14.08 ft
Clearance
12 ft
Height
12.75 ft
Height
15.67 ft
Reach
3.42 ft
Carry Height
1.67 ft
Dig Depth
0.25 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Turning Radius
15.92 ft
Width
6.5 ft
Turning Radius
13.33 ft
Turning Radius
6.67 ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
70°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
40°
Rack Angle at Carry
47°
Departure Angle
30°
Articulation Angle
39°
Operating Weight
14902 lb
Tipping Load
9064 lb
Tipping Load
7595 lb
Operating Weight
14923 lb
Tipping Load
7039 lb
80
4743 lb
Note
*Vary with bucket
Note
**Vary with tire
Note
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class I
Dimensions - High Lift - With SSL Coupler - Approximate
Height
8.75 ft
Height
9.33 ft
Height
1.67 ft
Height
1 ft
Length
20.67 ft
Length
4.5 ft
Length
3.5 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Clearance
10.25 ft
Clearance
14.08 ft
Clearance
12 ft
Height
12.75 ft
Height
16 ft
Reach
3.58 ft
Carry Height
1.67 ft
Dig Depth
0.25 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Turning Radius
16.08 ft
Width
6.5 ft
Turning Radius
13.33 ft
Turning Radius
6.67 ft
Rack Angle at Full Lift
66°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
33°
Rack Angle at Carry
41°
Departure Angle
30°
Articulation Angle
39°
Operating Weight
15124 lb
Tipping Load
8262 lb
Tipping Load
6888 lb
Operating Weight
15062 lb
Tipping Load
6442 lb
80
4368 lb
Note
*Vary with bucket
Note
**Vary with tire
Note
^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note
^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class III carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note
†Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note
††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note
#HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note
Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9 405/70 R20 tires and 1.15 m3 (1.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class I
Sustainability
Recyclability
93%
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Emissions compliant, two options (Dependent on regional regulations.)
      – U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V
      – U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent
    • Cat C2.8 engine
      – Diesel particulate filter (Fit for Life) or muffler (Dependent on regional regulations.)
      – Fuel, diesel, ultra low or low Sulphur (Dependent on regional regulations.)
      – Hydrostatic transmission, two speed, with inching function, “shift on the go”
      – Power train mode, hystat
    • Air cleaner, two stage filter, with in cab audio/visual indicator on display
    • Axles, heavy duty, frame mounted with outboard planetary reduction
    • Closed circuit breather
    • Coolant, extended life, –36° C (–33° F)
    • Drive shaft, sealed for life, universal joints
    • Engine, auto idle shutdown, hibernation mode
    • Engine oil, ECO drain tap and hose
    • Fuel pump, priming (manual)/water separator/drain
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Hystat displacement pump, infinitely variable
    • Implement valve, pressure compensated
    • Joystick, single lever, single auxiliary roller
    • Multi-function lift and tilt with loader arm float
    • Motor, single drive with dedicated implement and steering pumps
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alternator, 100 amp sealed
    • Battery, heavy duty, 12V, 90Ah and 1,000 CCA
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Cab mounted fuse panel
    • Lights, rear stop and turn, LED
    • Lights, roading, front halogen
    • Service (Electronic Technician)
    • Product Link
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • ROPS/FOPS certified canopy/cab
      – 12V power outlets, interior/exterior
      – Pedals, raised, foot, brake/inching, accelerator
      – Lever, parking brake
      – Cup holders (2)
      – CB radio clip, phone holder
      – Door release, internal (left and right)
      – Hook, large, coat and hard hat
      – Floormat, heavy duty, easy clean
      – Mirrors, (2) external breakaway, (1) internal
      – Operator station on isolation mounts
      – Steering wheel, spinner knob, horn in center
      – Seat belt, orange, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
      – Storage, personal (trays [3], seat pocket)
      – Steering column, tilt adjusted
      – Column mounted multi function control: lights, roading, wipers, self cancelling turn signals
      – Quick coupler switch, in cab
    • Display, analog and digital
      – Gauges (2), hydraulic oil, engine coolant
      – Digital with soft touch buttons – fuel level, speed range, speedometer, service hour meter, service/maintenance information, hydraulic and power train performance and aggressiveness settings, security passcode (multiple languages)
    • Joystick, seat mounted, standard multifunction
      – FNR, auxiliary roller, speed range select, continuous flow, differential lock, horn
      – Arm rest, padded right, multiple position vertical height
    • Seat, manual height adjustment, (cab) fabric with adjustable left arm rest, (canopy) vinyl
    • Cab
      – Doors (2), fixed glass
      – Wipers, front and rear, full front coverage
      – Windshield, front single piece
      – Window, rear heated
      – Radio ready, speakers and wiring
      – Air vents, (4) screen, (7) directional
      – Heating, mechanical control unit
      – Sun visor, solid, front full width
      – Interior light (incandescent)
  • OTHER
    • Fenders, front and rear
    • Ground level easy access daily service points
    • Loader arm safety brace
    • Lockable main and side engine enclosures
    • Lockable, fuel cap, HVAC filters, nose cone
    • Machine lifting/tie down points
    • Paint, Electro-Coat primer, gloss topcoat
    • Recovery hitch with pin
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports, engine oil and hydraulic oil
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Antifreeze, extended life coolant, –50° C (–58° F)
    • Cold start – jacket water heater, bypass valve
    • Creep and throttle lock function
    • Fuel pump, priming, electric (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    • 40 km/h (25 mph) hydrostatic transmission, 3-speed, “shift on the go”, secondary steering and boosted brakes
    • Power train mode, utility (includes keypad)
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Lighting packages, multiple; front, rear, engine bay (LED or HAL)
    • Push to start
    • Work tool wiring harness, (3) in cab switches
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Auxiliary flow, single standard (3) valve, single high flow (3) valve, dual high flow (4) valve
    • Caterpillar Bio HYDO Advanced hydraulic oil
    • Connect under pressure and case drain
    • Ride Control or load check valves (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    • Reversing fan
    • Quick disconnect auxiliary hydraulics
  • OPERATOR STATION
    • Air Conditioning, automatic temperature control (ATC)
    • Doors, sliding windows (left and right)
    • Interior light, door activated
    • Joystick, FNR, twin auxiliary roller, differential lock, horn
    • Joystick, seat mounted, multifunction
    • Mirrors (2) electronically adjustable, heated external, plus lower parabolic mirror
    • Phone holder, spring loaded
    • Radio, FM or digital audio broadcast
    • Seat belt options, multiple
    • Seat packages; deluxe or premium
    • Secondary display, front or rear view camera
    • Soft touch keypad options, 8 or 16 button
    • Storage, lockable box or lockable cooled box
    • Sun visor, rear perforated
    • USB ports (2), interior
  • OTHER
    • Couplers, vertical (SSL), horizontal (HPL-V, HPL-A)
    • Rotary sensors (snubbing, kickouts, parallel)