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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.

Engine

Net Power

541HP

Engine Model

C18 Cat®

Net Power - SAE J1349

541HP

Bore

5.7in

Stroke

7.2in

Displacement

1105in³

Torque Rise

58%

Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995

588HP

Peak Power Speed

1500r/min

Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396

580HP

Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm

2104lb/ft

Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349

541HP

Rated Speed

1700r/min

Gross - ISO 14396

580HP

Emissions

Einhaltung von EPA Tier 4 Final (USA)/Stufe V (EU), Tier-2-konform

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight

135602lb

Transmission

Transmission Type

Cat-Planetenlastschaltgetriebe

Forward - 1

3.6mile/h

Forward - 2

4.5mile/h

Forward - 3

11.4mile/h

Forward - 4

19mile/h

Reverse - 1

4.1mile/h

Reverse - 2

7.3mile/h

Reverse - 3

13mile/h

Direct Drive - Forward 4

21mile/h

Direct Drive - Reverse 2

7.7mile/h

Direct Drive - Reverse 1

4.3mile/h

Direct Drive - Forward 2

6.7mile/h

Direct Drive - Forward 3

11.9mile/h

Direct Drive - Forward 1

Lock-up disabled

Direct Drive - Reverse 3

13.7mile/h

Axles

Front

Fixed

Rear

Trunnion

Oscillation Angle

13°

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm

153gal/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

551psi

Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm

13.7gal/min

Pilot System

Variable displacement piston

Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt

4757psi

Lift/Tilt System

Variable displacement piston

Lift/Tilt System - Circuit

Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing

Hydraulic Cycle Times

Lower Float Down

3.5s

Rack Back

4.5s

Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket

18.2s

Dump

2.2s

Raise

8s

Hydraulic System - Steering

Maximum Flow

74gal/min

Steering Cycle Times - High Idle

3.4s

Total Steering Angle

86°

Steering System - Circuit

Pilot, load sensing

Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle

5.6s

Relief Valve Setting - Steering

4641psi

Steering System - Pump

Piston, variable displacement

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System

31.7gal (US)

Transmission

31.7gal (US)

Differential - Final Drives - Rear

49.1gal (US)

Fuel Tank

188.1gal (US)

Crankcase

15.9gal (US)

Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank

8.7gal (US)

Differential - Final Drives - Front

49.1gal (US)

Hydraulic System Factory Fill

125.5gal (US)

Hydraulic System - Tank Only

63.4gal (US)

Sound Performance - Standard

Interior Sound Level

71dB(A)

Exterior Sound Level

111dB(A)

Sound Performance - Suppression

Interior Sound Level

70dB(A)

Exterior Sound Level

109dB(A)

Brakes

Brakes

SAE J1473 OKT90, ISO 3450:1992

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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