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988K Block Handler Arrangement

Introduced in 1963, the 988 has been the industry leader for 50 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 988K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency. The Cat 988K Block Handler was designed to withstand the demanding and harsh environment of block handling applications. The features of the 988K Block Handler work together to provide a durable and reliable machine to meet your block handling needs.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™
  • Net Power 541.0 hp
  • Operating Weight 135602.0 lb
  • Bore 5.7 in

PRICE (USD)
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Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat® C18 ACERT™
  • Net Power
    541.0 hp
  • Bore
    5.7 in
  • Displacement
    1105.0 in3
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, Tier 2 Equivalent
  • Gross (ISO 14396)
    580.0 hp
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    541.0 hp
  • Peak Power Speed
    1500.0 RPM
  • Peak Power Speed: Gross - ISO 14396
    580.0 hp
  • Peak Power Speed: Gross - SAE J1995
    588.0 hp
  • Peak Power Speed: Net Power - SAE J1349
    541.0 hp
  • Peak Torque @ 1,200 rpm
    2104.0 lb ft
  • Rated Speed
    1700.0 RPM
  • Stroke
    7.2 in
  • Torque Rise
    58.0 %
  • Engine Model
    Cat® C18 ACERT™
  • Net Power
    541.0 hp
  • Bore
    5.7 in
  • Displacement
    1105.0 in3
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, Tier 2 Equivalent
  • Gross (ISO 14396)
    580.0 hp
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    541.0 hp
  • Peak Power Speed
    1500 r/min
  • Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396
    580 HP
  • Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995
    588 HP
  • Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349
    541 HP
  • Peak Torque @ 1,200 rpm
    2104.0 lb ft
  • Rated Speed
    1700.0 RPM
  • Stroke
    7.2 in
  • Torque Rise
    58.0 %
  • Net Power
    541 HP
  • Engine Model
    C18 Cat®
  • Net Power - SAE J1349
    541 HP
  • Bore
    5.7 in
  • Stroke
    7.2 in
  • Displacement
    1105 in³
  • Torque Rise
    58 %
  • Emissions
    Einhaltung von EPA Tier 4 Final (USA)/Stufe IV (EU), Tier-2-konform
  • Gross - ISO 14396
    580 HP
  • Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm
    2104 lb/ft
  • Rated Speed
    1700 r/min

Operating Specifications

  • Operating Weight
    135602.0 lb
  • Operating Weight
    135602.0 lb
  • Operating Weight
    135602 lb

Hydraulic System - Steering

  • Maximum Flow
    74.0 gal/min
  • Relief Valve Setting - Steering
    4641.0 psi
  • Steering Cycle Time (high idle)
    3.4 Seconds
  • Steering Cycle Time (low idle)
    5.6 Seconds
  • Steering System - Circuit
    Pilot, load sensing
  • Steering System - Pump
    Piston, variable displacement
  • Total Steering Angle
    86.0 Degrees
  • Maximum Flow
    74.0 gal/min
  • Relief Valve Setting - Steering
    4641.0 psi
  • Steering Cycle Time (high idle)
    3.4 Seconds
  • Steering Cycle Time (low idle)
    5.6 Seconds
  • Steering System - Circuit
    Pilot, load sensing
  • Steering System - Pump
    Piston, variable displacement
  • Total Steering Angle
    86.0 Degrees
  • Maximum Flow
    74 gal/min
  • Relief Valve Setting - Steering
    4641 psi
  • Steering Cycle Times - High Idle
    3.4 s
  • Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle
    5.6 s
  • Steering System - Circuit
    Pilot, load sensing
  • Steering System - Pump
    Piston, variable displacement
  • Total Steering Angle
    86 °

Sound Performance - Standard

  • Exterior Sound Level
    111.0 dB(A)
  • Interior Sound Level
    71.0 dB(A)
  • Exterior Sound Level
    111 dB(A)
  • Interior Sound Level
    71 dB(A)

Axles

  • Front
    Fixed
  • Oscillation Angle
    13.0 Degrees
  • Rear
    Trunnion
  • Front
    Fixed
  • Oscillation Angle
    13 °
  • Rear
    Trunnion
  • Front
    Fixed
  • Rear
    Trunnion

Hydraulic Cycle Time

  • Dump
    2.2 Seconds
  • Lower Float Down
    3.5 Seconds
  • Rack back
    4.5 Seconds
  • Raise
    8.0 Seconds
  • Total Hydraulic Cycle Time (empty bucket)
    18.2 Seconds
  • Dump
    2.2 Seconds
  • Lower Float Down
    3.5 Seconds
  • Rack back
    4.5 Seconds
  • Raise
    8.0 Seconds
  • Total Hydraulic Cycle Time (empty bucket)
    18.2 Seconds

Transmission

  • Direct Drive Forward 1
    Lock-up disabled
  • Direct Drive Forward 2
    6.7 mph
  • Direct Drive Forward 3
    11.9 mph
  • Direct Drive Forward 4
    21.0 mph
  • Direct Drive Reverse 1
    4.3 mph
  • Direct Drive Reverse 2
    7.7 mph
  • Direct Drive Reverse 3
    13.7 mph
  • Forward 1
    3.6 mph
  • Forward 2
    4.5 mph
  • Forward 3
    11.4 mph
  • Forward 4
    19.0 mph
  • Reverse 1
    4.1 mph
  • Reverse 2
    7.3 mph
  • Reverse 3
    13.0 mph
  • Transmission Type
    Cat planetary power shift
  • Direct Drive Forward 1
    Lock-up disabled
  • Direct Drive Forward 2
    6.7 mph
  • Direct Drive Forward 3
    11.9 mph
  • Direct Drive Forward 4
    21.0 mph
  • Direct Drive Reverse 1
    4.3 mph
  • Direct Drive Reverse 2
    7.7 mph
  • Direct Drive Reverse 3
    13.7 mph
  • Forward 1
    3.6 mph
  • Forward 2
    4.5 mph
  • Forward 3
    11.4 mph
  • Forward 4
    19.0 mph
  • Reverse 1
    4.1 mph
  • Reverse 2
    7.3 mph
  • Reverse 3
    13.0 mph
  • Transmission Type
    Cat planetary power shift
  • Transmission Type
    Cat-Planetenlastschaltgetriebe
  • Forward - 1
    3.6 mile/h
  • Forward - 2
    4.5 mile/h
  • Forward - 3
    11.4 mile/h
  • Forward - 4
    19 mile/h
  • Reverse - 1
    4.1 mile/h
  • Reverse - 2
    7.3 mile/h
  • Reverse - 3
    13 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Forward 1
    Lock-up disabled
  • Direct Drive - Forward 2
    6.7 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Forward 3
    11.9 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Forward 4
    21 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Reverse 1
    4.3 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Reverse 2
    7.7 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Reverse 3
    13.7 mile/h

Sound Performance - Suppression

  • Exterior Sound Level
    109.0 dB(A)
  • Interior Sound Level
    70.0 dB(A)
  • Exterior Sound Level
    109 dB(A)
  • Interior Sound Level
    70 dB(A)

Brakes

  • Brakes
    SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
  • Brakes
    SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
  • Brakes
    SAE J1473 OKT90, ISO 3450:1992

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

  • Cylinders, Double Acting: Lift, Bore and Stroke
    235 mm × 976 mm (9.3 in × 38.4 in)
  • Cylinders, Double Acting: Tilt, Bore and Stroke
    291 mm × 671 mm (11.5 in × 26.4 in)
  • Lift/Tilt System
    Variable displacement piston
  • Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
    Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing
  • Maximum Flow @ 1,700 rpm
    13.7 gal/min
  • Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm
    153.0 gal/min
  • Pilot System
    Variable displacement piston
  • Relief Valve Setting
    551.0 psi
  • Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
    4757.0 psi
  • Cylinders, Double Acting: Lift, Bore and Stroke
    235 mm × 976 mm (9.3 in × 38.4 in)
  • Cylinders, Double Acting: Tilt, Bore and Stroke
    291 mm × 671 mm (11.5 in × 26.4 in)
  • Lift/Tilt System
    Variable displacement piston
  • Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
    Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing
  • Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm
    13.7 gal/min
  • Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm
    153.0 gal/min
  • Pilot System
    Variable displacement piston
  • Relief Valve Setting
    551.0 psi
  • Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
    4757.0 psi
  • Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke
    235 mm × 976 mm (9.3 in × 38.4 in)
  • Cylinders, Double Acting - Tilt, Bore and Stroke
    291 mm × 671 mm (11.5 in × 26.4 in)
  • Lift/Tilt System
    Variable displacement piston
  • Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
    Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing
  • Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm
    153 gal/min
  • Pilot System
    Variable displacement piston
  • Relief Valve Setting - Main
    551 psi
  • Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
    4757 psi

Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    31.7 gal
  • Crankcase
    15.9 gal
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
    8.7 gal
  • Differentials and Final Drives - Front
    49.1 gal
  • Differentials and Final Drives - Rear
    49.1 gal
  • Fuel Tank
    188.1 gal
  • Hydraulic System (factory fill)
    125.5 gal
  • Hydraulic System (tank only)
    63.4 gal
  • Transmission
    31.7 gal
  • Cooling System
    31.7 gal
  • Crankcase
    15.9 gal
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
    8.7 gal
  • Differentials and Final Drives - Front
    49.1 gal
  • Differentials and Final Drives - Rear
    49.1 gal
  • Fuel Tank
    188.1 gal
  • Hydraulic System (factory fill)
    125.5 gal
  • Hydraulic System (tank only)
    63.4 gal
  • Transmission
    31.7 gal
  • Cooling System
    31.7 gal (US)
  • Crankcase
    15.9 gal (US)
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
    8.7 gal (US)
  • Differential - Final Drives - Front
    49.1 gal (US)
  • Differential - Final Drives - Rear
    49.1 gal (US)
  • Fuel Tank
    188.1 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Tank Only
    63.4 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System Factory Fill
    125.5 gal (US)
  • Transmission
    31.7 gal (US)

Hydraulic Cycle Times

  • Dump
    2.2 s
  • Lower Float Down
    3.5 s
  • Rack Back
    4.5 s
  • Raise
    8 s
  • Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket
    18.2 s

POWERFUL EFFICIENCY

PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

PROVEN RELIABILITY

PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY

OPERATOR COMFORT AND CONTROL

PRODUCTIVITY WITH TECHNOLOGY

SAVE ON SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

TOP-TIER SERVICE AND SUPPORT

SAFETY FIRST

OPTIONS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, single 150 amp
    • Batteries, dry
    • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Lighting system (halogen, work lights, access and service platform lighting)
    • Starting and charging system, 24V
    • Starter emergency start receptacle
    • Starter lockout in bumper
    • Transmission lockout in bumper
  • Operator Environment
    • Graphical Information Display, displays real time operating information, performs calibrations and customizes operator settings
    • Air conditioner
    • Cat Detect Vision, rear vision camera system
    • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized, integrated rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready for entertainment, includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp) and power port
    • Controls, lift and tilt function
    • Heater, defroster
    • Horn, electric
    • Instrumentation, gauges: - Coolant temperature - Engine hour meter - Hydraulic oil temperature - Power train oil temperature
    • Light, cab, dome
    • Lunchbox, beverage holders
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Rimpull Control System
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth), air suspension, six-way adjustable
    • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
    • STIC Control System
    • UV glass
    • Transmission gear indicator
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) with Graphical Information Display: External Data Port, Customizable Operator Profiles, Cycle Timer, Integrated Payload Control System
    • Wet-Arm wipers/washers (front and rear): - Intermittent front and rear wipers
    • Lights, directional
  • Power Train
    • Brakes, oil-cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary
    • Case drain screens
    • Crankcase guard
    • Electro hydraulic parking brake
    • Engine, C18 MEUI diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
    • Ground level engine shutoff
    • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
    • Radiator, Next Generation Modular (NGMR)
    • Starting aid, ether, automatic
    • Throttle lock, electronic
    • Torque converter, Impeller Clutch (ICTC) with Lock up clutch (LUC), Rimpull Control System
    • Transmission, planetary powershift, 4F/3R electronic control
  • Other
    • Automatic bucket lift kickout/positioner
    • Base machine price includes a rim allowance
    • Hydraulically driven demand fan
    • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seals
    • Doors, service access (locking)
    • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank
    • Fuel tank, 731 L (188 gal)
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system
    • Cat Clean Emission Module
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F)
    • Rear access to cab and service platform
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Toe kicks
    • Vandalism protection caplocks

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • -50° C (-58° F) antifreeze
    • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
    • Engine block heater 120V or 240V
    • High ambient cooling - software
    • Payload Control System (PCS)
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab precleaner
    • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
    • Satellite Sirius radio with bluetooth
    • LED warning strobe
    • CB radio ready
    • Window pull down visor
  • Miscellaneous Attachments
    • Front and rear roading fenders
    • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
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