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Ziegler CAT

Caterpillar

988K Block Handler Arrangement

Net Power

541 HP

Operating Weight

135602 lb

Engine Model

C18 Cat®

Overview

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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Exterior

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Interior

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Specifications

  • Engine
    Spec Value
    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 %
    Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995 588 HP
    Peak Power Speed 1500 r/min
    Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396 580 HP
    Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm 2104 lb/ft
    Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349 541 HP
    Rated Speed 1700 r/min
    Gross - ISO 14396 580 HP
    Emissions Einhaltung von EPA Tier 4 Final (USA)/Stufe IV (EU), Tier-2-konform
  • Operating Specifications
    Spec Value
    Operating Weight 135602 lb
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    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 4 21 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 2 7.7 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 1 4.3 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 2 6.7 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 3 11.9 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 1 Lock-up disabled
    Direct Drive - Reverse 3 13.7 mile/h
  • Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt
    Spec Value
    Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm 153 gal/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 - Main 551 psi
    Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm 13.7 gal/min
    Pilot System Variable displacement piston
    Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt 4757 psi
    Lift/Tilt System Variable displacement piston
    Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing
  • Hydraulic Cycle Times
    Spec Value
    Lower Float Down 3.5 s
    Rack Back 4.5 s
    Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket 18.2 s
    Dump 2.2 s
    Raise 8 s
  • Hydraulic System - Steering
    Spec Value
    Maximum Flow 74 gal/min
    Steering Cycle Times - High Idle 3.4 s
    Total Steering Angle 86 °
    Steering System - Circuit Pilot, load sensing
    Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle 5.6 s
    Relief Valve Setting - Steering 4641 psi
    Steering System - Pump Piston, variable displacement
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Cooling System 31.7 gal (US)
    Transmission 31.7 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 49.1 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 188.1 gal (US)
    Crankcase 15.9 gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 8.7 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 49.1 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System Factory Fill 125.5 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Tank Only 63.4 gal (US)
  • Axles
    Spec Value
    Front Fixed
    Rear Trunnion
    Oscillation Angle 13 °
  • Brakes
    Spec Value
    Brakes SAE J1473 OKT90, ISO 3450:1992
  • Sound Performance - Standard
    Spec Value
    Interior Sound Level 71 dB(A)
    Exterior Sound Level 111 dB(A)
  • Sound Performance - Suppression
    Spec Value
    Interior Sound Level 70 dB(A)
    Exterior Sound Level 109 dB(A)

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)