908K Compact Wheel Loader

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High Performance

With its high full turn tipping loads and breakout forces, the K Series delivers a powerful solution for all customer applications.

Ease of Operation

State of the art electro-hydraulic system provides low effort, fine control with fast cycle times. All-in-one joystick helps keep eyes on the work. Operator can adjust machine responsiveness with the push of a button, which allows the operator to set up the machine exactly the way they want it based on the application.

Parallel Lift Loader Linkage

The Cat® Optimized Z-bar Loader linkage combines the digging efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrier capabilities for great performance and versatility. With parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range you can safely and confidently handle loads with precise control.

Engine
Net Power 51 kW (68 HP)
Maximum Net Power - SAE J1349 51 kW (68 HP)
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 55 kW (73 HP)
Note *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 51 kW (68 HP)
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 55 kW (74 HP)
Weights
Operating Weight 6365 kg (14032 lb)
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 17 l (4.5 gal (US))
Fuel Tank 78 l (20.6 gal (US))
Hydraulic System 70 l (18.5 gal (US))
Engine Oil 11.2 l (3 gal (US))
Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.1 mu00b3 (1.4 ydu00b3)
Hydraulic System
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: Standard 85 l/min (22 gal/min)
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow 130 l/min (34 gal/min)
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.3 s (1.3 s)
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5.2 s (5.2 s)
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow 235 bar (3400 psi)
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower 3.2 s (3.2 s)
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.1 s (2.1 s)
Travel Speeds
Speed 2 20 km/h (12.4 mile/h)
High Speed 35 km/h (21.7 mile/h)
Speed 1 10 km/h (6.2 mile/h)
Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose Bucket
Maximum Material Density 1549 kg/mu00b3 (2611 lb/ydu00b3)
Rated Capacity 1.1 mu00b3 (1.4 ydu00b3)
Bucket Width 2060 mm (81 in)
Dump Height 2540 mm (100 in)
Maximum Material Densities - Multi Purpose Bucket
Dump Height 2630 mm (104 in)
Rated Capacity 0.9 mu00b3 (1.2 ydu00b3)
Bucket Width 2060 mm (81 in)
Maximum Material Density 1929 kg/mu00b3 (3251 lb/ydu00b3)
Maximum Material Densities - Light Material Bucket
Dump Height 2345 mm (92 in)
Bucket Width 2080 mm (82 in)
Maximum Material Density 1034 kg/mu00b3 (1743 lb/ydu00b3)
Rated Capacity 1.5 mu00b3 (2 ydu00b3)
Operating Specifications - ISO Coupler
Operating Weight 6350 kg (13995 lb)
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 2013 kg (4438 lb)
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 4940 kg (10891 lb)
Breakout Force - Bucket 61 kN (13712 lb)
Tire Size 405/70 R20
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 4025 kg (8874 lb)
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) 2523 kg (5561 lb)
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.1 mu00b3 (1.4 ydu00b3)
Rack Back - Transport Position 52u00efu00bfu00bd
Operating Specifications - SSL Coupler
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.1 mu00b3 (1.4 ydu00b3)
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 4630 kg (10207 lb)
Operating Weight 6365 kg (14032 lb)
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) 2355 kg (5192 lb)
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 3770 kg (8311 lb)
Breakout Force - Bucket 47 kN (10566 lb)
Tire Size 405/70 R20
Rack Back - Transport Position 52u00efu00bfu00bd
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 1885 kg (4156 lb)
Cab Features - Comfort Cab
Cloth Suspension Seat, Arm Rest Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional
Cabin Light Standard
Air Conditioner Optional
Sun Visor Standard
Coat Hook Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard
Two Access Doors Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard
Heater Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard
Left Window - Sliding Standard
Cup Holder Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard
Cab Features - Deluxe Cab
Cabin Light Standard
Cloth, Electric Air Suspension, Arm/Head Rest, Lumbar Support and Heated Back Seat Standard
Right Window - Sliding Standard
Air Conditioner Optional
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Standard
Cup Holder Standard
Left Window - Sliding Standard
Heater Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard
Two Access Doors Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard
Coat Hook Standard
Sun Visor Standard
Cab Features - Canopy
Lockable Storage Box Standard
Cup Holder Standard
Coat Hook Standard
Vinyl Suspension Seat Standard
Fixed Steering Column Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard
Sun Visor Standard
Dimensions - With ISO Coupler - Approximate
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 770 mm (2.5 ft)
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39u00efu00bfu00bd
Overall Length - With Forks 6016 mm (19.7 ft)
Overall Length - With Bucket 5630 mm (18.5 ft)
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 3410 mm (11.2 ft)
Cab Height 2650 mm (8.7 ft)
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45u00efu00bfu00bd
Maximum Dump Height 2620 mm (8.6 ft)
Reach at Ground Level 789 mm (2.6 ft)
Tire Gauge 1570 mm (5.2 ft)
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 4530 mm (14.9 ft)
Maximum Fork Height 3324 mm (10.9 ft)
Machine Width 1985 mm (6.5 ft)
Width - Over Bucket 2080 mm (6.8 ft)
Dig Depth 101 mm (3.9 in)
Fork Depth Below Ground 71 mm (2.8 in)
Wheel Base 2170 mm (7.1 ft)
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 460 mm (1.5 ft)
Maximum Reach 1309 mm (4.3 ft)
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 2080 mm (6.8 ft)
Ground Clearance 340 mm (13 in)
Load Over Height 3215 mm (10.5 ft)
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 1450 mm (4.8 ft)
Departure Angle - Degrees 33u00efu00bfu00bd
Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate
Overall Length - With Bucket 5760 mm (18.9 ft)
Maximum Dump Height 2540 mm (8.3 ft)
Reach at Ground Level 925 mm (3 ft)
Maximum Fork Height 3300 mm (10.8 ft)
Cab Height 2650 mm (8.7 ft)
Ground Clearance 340 mm (13 in)
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 2080 mm (6.8 ft)
Fork Depth Above Ground 30 mm (1.2 in)
Machine Width 1985 mm (6.5 ft)
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45u00efu00bfu00bd
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 855 mm (2.8 ft)
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 4560 mm (15 ft)
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 3410 mm (11.2 ft)
Maximum Reach 1445 mm (4.7 ft)
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39u00efu00bfu00bd
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 1525 mm (5 ft)
Departure Angle - Degrees 33u00efu00bfu00bd
Load Over Height 3215 mm (10.5 ft)
Tire Gauge 1570 mm (5.2 ft)
Dig Depth 95 mm (3.7 in)
Width - Over Bucket 2060 mm (6.75 ft)
Overall Length - With Forks 6150 mm (20.2 ft)
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 595 mm (1.9 ft)
Wheel Base 2170 mm (7.1 ft)
Engine
Maximum Gross Power 55 kW (73 HP)
Buckets
Bucket Capacities 0.9-1.5 m3 (1.2-2.0 yd3)
Cab Features - Deluxe Cab
Machine Security System Optional
Cab Features - Comfort Cab
Rear Blind Optional
Machine Security System Optional
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Optional
Weights
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler and general purpose bucket.
Cab Features - Deluxe Cab
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional
Buckets
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.2-2.0 yd3
Cab Features - Canopy
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard
Buckets
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.9-1.5 m3
Cab Features - Deluxe Cab
Rear Blind Optional

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

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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