988K Block Handler Arrangement

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Product Description

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.

Specifications
Us
Metric
Engine
Net Power
541 HP
403 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C18 ACERT™
Net Power - SAE J1349
541 HP
403 kW
Bore
5.7 in
145 mm
Stroke
7.2 in
183 mm
Displacement
1105 in³
18.1 l
Torque Rise
58 %
58 %
Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995
588 HP
439 kW
Peak Power Speed
1500 r/min
1500 r/min
Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396
580 HP
432 kW
Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm
2104 lb/ft
2852 N·m
Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349
541 HP
403 kW
Rated Speed
1700 r/min
1700 r/min
Gross - ISO 14396
580 HP
432 kW
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, Tier 2 Equivalent
Operating Specifications
Operating Weight
135602 lb
61508 kg
Transmission
Transmission Type
Cat planetary power shift
Forward - 1
3.6 mile/h
5.8 km/h
Forward - 2
4.5 mile/h
10.3 km/h
Forward - 3
11.4 mile/h
18.3 km/h
Forward - 4
19 mile/h
30.5 km/h
Reverse - 1
4.1 mile/h
6.6 km/h
Reverse - 2
7.3 mile/h
11.8 km/h
Reverse - 3
13 mile/h
20.8 km/h
Direct Drive - Forward 4
21 mile/h
34 km/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2
7.7 mile/h
12.4 km/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 1
4.3 mile/h
6.9 km/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2
6.7 mile/h
10.8 km/h
Direct Drive - Forward 3
11.9 mile/h
19.2 km/h
Direct Drive - Forward 1
Lock-up disabled
Direct Drive - Reverse 3
13.7 mile/h
22 km/h
Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt
Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm
153 gal/min
580 l/min
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)
Relief Valve Setting
551 psi
3800 kPa
Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm
13.7 gal/min
52 l/min
Pilot System
Variable displacement piston
Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
4757 psi
32800 kPa
Lift/Tilt System
Variable displacement piston
Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing
Hydraulic Cycle Times
Lower Float Down
3.5 s
3.5 s
Rack Back
4.5 s
4.5 s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket
18.2 s
18.2 s
Dump
2.2 s
2.2 s
Raise
8 s
8 s
Hydraulic System - Steering
Maximum Flow
74 gal/min
280 l/min
Steering Cycle Times - High Idle
3.4 s
3.4 s
Total Steering Angle
86 °
86 °
Steering System - Circuit
Pilot, load sensing
Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle
5.6 s
5.6 s
Relief Valve Setting - Steering
4641 psi
32000 kPa
Steering System - Pump
Piston, variable displacement
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System
31.7 gal (US)
120 l
Transmission
31.7 gal (US)
120 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
49.1 gal (US)
186 l
Fuel Tank
188.1 gal (US)
712 l
Crankcase
15.9 gal (US)
60 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
8.7 gal (US)
33 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front
49.1 gal (US)
186 l
Hydraulic System Factory Fill
125.5 gal (US)
475 l
Hydraulic System - Tank Only
63.4 gal (US)
240 l
Axles
Front
Fixed
Rear
Trunnion
Oscillation Angle
13 °
13 °
Brakes
Brakes
SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
Sound Performance - Standard
Interior Sound Level
71 dB(A)
71 dB(A)
Exterior Sound Level
111 dB(A)
111 dB(A)
Sound Performance - Suppression
Interior Sound Level
70 dB(A)
70 dB(A)
Exterior Sound Level
109 dB(A)
109 dB(A)
Standard/Optional

Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
POWER TRAIN
OTHER

Optional Equipment

POWER TRAIN
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS

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