908M Compact Wheel Loader

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Product Description

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.

Specifications
Us
Metric
Engine
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349
71.9 HP
53.6 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
73.2 HP
54.6 kW
Weights
Operating Weight
14032 lb
6365 kg
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
20.6 gal (US)
78 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
19 gal (US)
72 l
Cooling System
4.4 gal (US)
16.5 l
Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4 yd³
1.1 m³
Loader Hydraulic System
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
22 gal/min
82 l/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod
2756 psi
19000 kPa
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow
22 gal/min
82 l/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head
4496 psi
31000 kPa
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure
3408 psi
23500 kPa
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow
33 gal/min
126 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
3408 psi
23500 kPa
Operating Specifications
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump
3 ft
931 mm
Full Turn Tipping Load
8311 lb
3770 kg
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1
7947 lb
3606 kg
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump
8 ft
2463 mm
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1
9757 lb
4427 kg
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler
Length - Wheel Base
7.08 ft
2170 mm
Width - Tread Center
5.08 ft
1570 mm
Departure Angle
33°
Operating Weight
14323 lb
6499 kg
Height - Ground to Cab**
8.67 ft
2650 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.5 ft
770 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket**
10.5 ft
3215 mm
Length - Overall*
18.42 ft
5630 mm
Machine Width
6.5 ft
1985 mm
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
6.75 ft
2080 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
8.58 ft
2620 mm
Width - Bucket
6.75 ft
2080 mm
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.
Height - Ground Clearance**
1.08 ft
340 mm
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket.
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Height - Bucket Pin**
11.17 ft
3410 mm
Note (2)
**Vary with tire.
Articulation Angle
39°
Dig Depth**
3.9 in
101 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.83 ft
4530 mm
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler
Operating Weight
14319 lb
6497 kg
Machine Width
6.5 ft
1985 mm
Length - Overall*
18.92 ft
5780 mm
Height - Ground Clearance**
1.08 ft
340 mm
Width - Tread Center
5.08 ft
1570 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket**
10.5 ft
3215 mm
Articulation Angle
39°
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
6.75 ft
2080 mm
Length - Wheel Base
7.08 ft
2170 mm
Departure Angle
33°
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket.
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
8.17 ft
2505 mm
Height - Ground to Cab**
8.67 ft
2650 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.83 ft
866 mm
Note (2)
**Vary with tire.
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.83 ft
4534 mm
Dig Depth**
4.2 in
109 mm
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
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.
Height - Bucket Pin**
11.17 ft
3410 mm
Width - Bucket
6.75 ft
2080 mm
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
Cab
ROPS
ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Drive Train
Reverse - High Range
22 mile/h
35 km/h
Cab
Note (3)
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
9.6 s
9.6 s
Engine
Note (6)
Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Loader Hydraulic System
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
16.4 in
416 mm
Drive Train
Forward - High Range
22 mile/h
35 km/h
Reverse - Range 1
6 mile/h
10 km/h
Buckets
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.
Steering
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump
12 gal/min
43.9 l/min
Buckets
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler
0.75-1.5 m³
Loader Hydraulic System
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.3 in
85 mm
Steering
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
1.4 in
35 mm
Engine
Note (3)
No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
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.
Steering
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm
3 s
3 s
Service Refill Capacities
Axles - Front
N/A
Drive Train
Forward - Range 2
12 mile/h
20 km/h
Tires
Option (1)
360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Cab
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).
Steering
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
<6 turns
Tires
Option (5)
405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Drive Train
Reverse - Range 2
12 mile/h
20 km/h
Engine
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.
Tires
Note (2)
In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (1)
Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
3 s
3 s
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2.2 in
55 mm
Tires
Option (4)
400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Steering
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.6 s
2.6 s
Weights
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.
Loader Hydraulic System
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
27.5 in
699 mm
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.5 s
1.5 s
Engine
Displacement
201 in³
3.3 l
Steering
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.1 in
80 mm
Engine
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
72.9 HP
53.6 kW
Loader Hydraulic System
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure
3191 psi
22000 kPa
Buckets
General Purpose
0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.0 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Tires
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Steering
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3191 psi
22000 kPa
Engine
Stroke
4.7 in
120 mm
Drive Train
Forward - Range 1
6 mile/h
10 km/h
Engine
Bore
3.7 in
94 mm
Loader Hydraulic System
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2 in
50 mm
Steering
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
42506 ft·lbf
57630 N·m
Tires
Option (3)
400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.6 s
2.6 s
Buckets
Grapple
0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
Loader Hydraulic System
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.9 in
100 mm
Service Refill Capacities
Axles - Rear
N/A
Engine
Note (4)
Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Cab
Note (1)
Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Service Refill Capacities
Transmission - Gear Box
2.9 gal (US)
11 l
Buckets
Multi-Purpose
0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Light Material
1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Steering
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn)
31398 ft·lbf
42570 N·m
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time
9.6 s
9.6 s
Engine
Note (1)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Tires
Option (6)
12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Steering
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
11.8 in
300 mm
Service Refill Capacities
Hydraulic Tank
12.2 gal (US)
46 l
Tires
Option (2)
375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
5.5 s
5.5 s
Buckets
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler
1.0-2.0 yd³
Engine
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric)
74.2 HP
74.2 HP
Standard/Optional

Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL
GENERAL
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL
GENERAL
FLUIDS
LOADER
WORK TOOLS
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

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