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Ziegler CAT

Caterpillar

938M Waste Handler Small Wheel Loader

Maximum Gross Power

190 HP

Operating Weight

38555 lb

Bucket Capacities

3.0-5.0 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)

Overview

The Cat® 938M Waste Handler sets a new standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and comfort. A high torque, low speed C7.1 engine works in concert with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver fuel efficiency as standard. A complete range of guarding and debris management solutions are available to meet the needs of the most demanding environments. Extremely low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day and even all night! Experience this industry benchmark.

Photos

Videos

  • Waste Handler Overview | Cat® 926M, 930M, 938M Small Wheel Loader
  • M Series Small Wheel Loaders | At Work
  • M Series Small Wheel Loaders | Overview
  • Built in Quality: Cat® Small Wheel Loaders Manufactured in Clayton, NC
  • Safety and Service Overview | Cat® 926M, 930M, 938M Small Wheel Loader
  • Kick-Outs, Snubbing, Wrap-Out and Soft Detents | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Secondary Display Navigation | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Preventative Maintenance | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Coded Start Feature/Individual Operator Profiles | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Rim Pull | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Creeper Control | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Efficient Hystat Operation | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Throttle Lock | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Fine Mode Control and Perfect Parallelism | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Quick Steer | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Power Train Modes | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Cab Controls and Features | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Hydro-mechanical Applications | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Third and Fourth Auxiliary Flow | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Reversing Fan | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Customize Your Experience | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Fill Alarm | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Cat® Production Measurement (CPM) | M and K Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Cat® Production Measurement (CPM) Updates | M and K Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Differential Lock | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System Updates | M Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Engine Idle Shutdown | M and K Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Continuously Adjustable Creep Mode | M and K Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips
  • Operator ID and Machine Security | M and K Series Small Wheel Loader Operator Tips

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Exterior

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Interior

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Features

Specifications

  • Engine
    Spec Value
    Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 182 HP
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 188 HP
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 190 HP
    Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 184 HP
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 190 HP
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 188 HP
    Engine Model Cat® C7.1
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 1800 r/min
    Maximum Gross Power 190 HP
    Bore 4 in
    Stroke 5 in
    Displacement 427 in³
    Note (2) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard and denote power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, emission components and fan at specified speed.
    Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 621 ft·lbf
    Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 628 ft·lbf
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 175 HP
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 1600 r/min
    Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 173 HP
    Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 186 HP
    Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 169 HP
    Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 648 ft·lbf
    Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 171 HP
    Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 168 HP
    Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*) 621 ft·lbf
    Note (4) Spark arrester performance as standard – Meets the performance requirements of EN 1834-1.2000 (section 6.4.2 Visual Test).
    Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
    Emissions Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
    Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 628 ft·lbf
    Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4) 648 ft·lbf
    Note (1) *Range 4 power and torque is equal to Performance Mode with Caterpillar Power by Range technology.
  • Buckets
    Spec Value
    Bucket Capacities 3.0-5.0 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)
  • Weights
    Spec Value
    Operating Weight 38555 lb
  • Cab
    Spec Value
    ROPS ISO 3471: 2008
    FOPS ISO 3449: 2005 LEVEL II
    Declared Sound Levels - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)* 101 dB(A)
    Note (1) *Measurements were conducted at 70% of maximum engine cooling fan speed. Sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds. The cab was properly installed and maintained. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and the cab windows closed.
    Declared Sound Levels - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)* 68 dB(A)
    Note (2) The Blue Angel environmental label is an optional attachment for Europe only.
  • Steering
    Spec Value
    Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 42506 ft·lbf
    Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn) 31398 ft·lbf
    Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3500 psi
    Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Maximum RPM: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed 2.3 s
    Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1 in
    Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 15.7 in
    Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Minimum RPM: Pump Flow Limited 3.1 s
    Note (1) Steering system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting cylinders.
    Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2 in
    Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 34 gal/min
    Note (2) Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Rear Axles 9.2 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 51.5 gal (US)
    Transmission - Gear Box 2.9 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Including Tank 44.9 gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase 5.3 gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 5 gal (US)
    Front Axles 9.2 gal (US)
    Cooling System 8.5 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 23.8 gal (US)
  • Power Train
    Spec Value
    Note (1) Power train is governed by the Caterpillar exclusive Intelligent Power Management system to deliver peak performance and efficiency.
    Front Axle - Traction Aid* Locking differential (standard)
    Rear Axle Oscillating
    Note (3) *Differential front locking axle can be engaged on the go at full torque to 20 km/h (12.4 mph) on the 938M.
    Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 20.5 R25, 550/65, 600/65, 650/65 ± 10.5 degrees
    Rear Axle - Traction Aid - Optional Limited slip differential
    Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 23.5 R25 ± 7 degrees
    Brakes - Service Outboard wet disc
    Note (2) Offset rims available to meet European roading requirements.
    Brakes - Parking Spring applied hydraulically released
    Front Axle Fixed
  • Loader Hydraulic System
    Spec Value
    Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.6 in
    Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 3.5 in
    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder 4351 psi
    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 4061 psi
    Note (1) Implement system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting lift cylinders and a single double acting tilt cylinder.
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 50 gal/min
    Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise (Ground Level to Maximum Lift) 5.5/6.2 seconds
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function* 50 gal/min
    Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 31.1 in
    Note (2) Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
    Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 4.7 in
    Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.7/10.6 seconds
    Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 4061 psi
    Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 5.9 in
    Note (3) *3rd function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the touch screen display when equipped.
    Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down (Maximum Lift to Ground Level) 2.7/2.7 seconds
    Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 21.9 in
    Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump (at Maximum Lift Height) 1.5/1.7 seconds
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    Forward and Reverse - Range 2 8 mile/h
    Forward and Reverse - Range 4 25 mile/h
    Note *Creeper control allows maximum speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the touch screen display when equipped. Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).
    Forward and Reverse - Range 3 17 mile/h
    Forward and Reverse - Range 1* 1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
  • Operating Specifications
    Spec Value
    Full Turn Tip Load 21720 lb

Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Axle seal guards
  • Auto idle shut down feature
  • Cat® C7.1 engine:
    – Power Modes (Standard and Performance)
    – Power by Range (High Power in Range 4)
    – Turbocharged and aftercooled
    – Filtered crankcase breather
    – Diesel particulate filter (Fit for Life)
  • Coolant protection to –34° C (–29° F)
  • Differential lock in front axle
  • Dry type air cleaner
  • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
  • Fuel priming pump, automatic
  • Fuel water separator
  • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
  • Intelligent hydrostatic transmission:
    – Power train modes
    – Directional shift aggressiveness
    – Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
    – Creeper control, adjust ground speed
  • Lubed for life driveshafts
  • Parking brake, electric
  • Wide spaced six fins per inch cooling package
  • S·O·SSM sampling ports
  • Throttle lock and maximum speed limiter

HYDRAULICS

  • Automatic lift, lower and tilt kickouts
  • Bucket and Fork Modes, adjustable in-cab
  • Cylinder damping at kickout and end stops
  • Fine Mode control in Fork Mode
  • Hydraulic response setting
  • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
  • Seat-mounted hydraulic joystick controls

ELECTRICAL

  • Alternator, 115-amp, heavy duty
  • 12V power supply in cab (2)
  • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24 volt system
  • Back-up alarm
  • Emergency shutdown switch
  • Heavy duty gear reduction starter
  • Product Link PRO with trial subscription
  • Remote jump start post
  • Resettable main and critical function breakers

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • 75 mm (3 in) retractable seat belt, with audible alarm and indicator
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Binder storage net
  • Cab, enclosed and pressurized
  • Cup holders
  • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
  • Ground level cab door release
  • Gauges:
    – Digital hour meter, odometer, tachometer, ground speed and direction indicator
    – Engine coolant temperature gauge
    – Fuel and Diesel Exhaust Fluid level
    – Hydraulic oil temperature gauge
  • Hydraulic control lockout
  • Interior cab lighting, door and dome
  • Interior rearview mirrors (2)
  • Lunch box storage
  • Operator warning system indicators
  • Radio ready speakers
  • Rear window defrost, electric
  • Seat-mounted controls, adjustable
  • Sliding glass on the side windows
  • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
  • Suspension seat, fabric
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Wet arm wiper/washer, front and rear

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Large-access enclosure doors
  • Parallel lift loader linkage
  • Recovery hitch with pin
  • Remote mounted lubrication points
  • Lockable compartments and enclosures

EU STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Cab, deluxe
  • Camera, rearview

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Antifreeze/coolant, extended-life
  • Auto lube, integrated in touch screen display
  • Auxiliary flow, third and fourth function
  • Axles, differential, limited slip, rear
  • Axles, elevated breathers
  • Beacon light, strobe
  • Cab, deluxe (standard in Europe):
    – Automatic blower control
    – Electrically adjustable heated mirrors (2)
    – LED interior lighting
    – Touch screen display
  • Ride control adjustable speed activation
  • Preventative maintenance reminders
  • Integrated help function (22 languages available)
  • Sunscreen, front and rear
  • Camera, rearview (standard in Europe)
  • Cat Production Measurement (CPM) – fully integrated scale system, with optional printer that can print up to three copies of the weigh ticket
  • Cold start package:
    – Ether starting aid, block heater and additional batteries 1,000 CCA (four in total)
  • Coupler, (Fusion and ISO 23727)
  • Debris packages:
    – Low – standard six fins per inch package
    – Medium – reversing fan and Syklone precleaner
    – High – adds a sealed alternator to medium package
  • Fenders (extended cover and full coverage)
  • Guards:
    – Power train, (lower, side, driveshaft and crankcase)
    – Windshield and lights
    – Cylinders, tilt and steering
  • Lights, auxiliary, halogen or LED with engine compartment lights
  • Rear Object Detection
  • Radio packages:
    – Radio ready with Bluetooth
    – Radio, AM/FM with Bluetooth and clock
    – Radio, AM/FM with CD player deluxe, weatherband, Bluetooth and clock
  • Seats:
    – Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with high seat backrest
    – Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Heated and cooled bottom cushion and backrest.
  • Steering:
    – Dual mode and Secondary
  • Tires:
    – Bias ply, 17.5, 20.5-25
    – Radial, 17.5, 20.5, 23.5, 550/65, 600/65, 650/65 R25
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) – fully integrated system with high and low pressure alerts
  • Toolbox – 0.03 m3 (1.2 ft3) of undercab storage
  • Work tools