Cat Wheel Loaders:

908M Compact Wheel Loader

Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396 (DIN)
74 hp
Operating Weight
14032 lb
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4 yd3
Net Power
74 hp

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.



Benefits & Features

Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396 (DIN)
    74hp
    Net Power
    74hp
    Engine Model
    Cat® C3.3B DIT*
    Maximum Gross Power: SAE J1995
    74hp
    Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396
    73hp
    Rated net power @ 2,400 rpm – SAE J1349
    73hp
    Rated net power @ 2,400 rpm – ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269
    74hp
    Emissions
    *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
    Maximum Gross Power
    73
    Maximum gross torque – ISO 14396
    192lbf-ft
    Maximum net torque – SAE J1349
    189lbf-ft
    Maximum net torque – ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269
    191lbf-ft
    Displacement
    201in3
    Bore
    3.7in
    Stroke
    4.7in
    Note
    Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
    Note
    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.
    Note
    No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
    Note
    Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
    Note
    The Cat C3.3B Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    14032lb
    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 EROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. – 908M is configured w
  • Operating Specifications

  • Rated Bucket Capacity
    1.4yd3
    Full Turn Tipping Load
    8311lb
    Tipping load – straight (ISO 14397-1)
    9757lb
    Tipping load – full turn (ISO 14397-1)
    7947lb
    Clearance: full lift and 45° dump
    8.00ft
    Reach: full lift and 45° dump
    3.00ft
    Steering articulation angle each direction
    39°
  • Loader Hydraulic System

  • Maximum flow – implement pump
    22gal/min
    Maximum flow – implement pump: Auxiliary function standard flow
    22gal/min
    Maximum flow – implement pump: Auxiliary function high flow
    33gal/min
    Maximum working pressure – implement pump
    3408psi
    Relief pressure – tilt cylinder head
    4496psi
    Relief pressure – tilt cylinder rod
    2756psi
    3rd function maximum working pressure
    3408psi
    Boost flow maximum pressure
    3191psi
    Lift cylinder: double acting – Bore diameter
    3.3in
    Lift cylinder: double acting – Rod diameter
    2in
    Lift cylinder: double acting – Stroke
    27.5in
    Tilt cylinder: double acting – Bore diameter
    3.9in
    Tilt cylinder: double acting – Rod diameter
    2.2in
    Tilt cylinder: double acting – Stroke
    16.4in
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,800 rpm): Raise (ground level to maximum lift)
    5.5seconds
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,800 rpm): Dump (at maximum lift height)
    1.5seconds
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,800 rpm): Float down (maximum lift to ground level)
    2.6seconds
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,800 rpm): Total cycle time
    9.6seconds
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,000 rpm): Raise (ground level to maximum lift)
    9.6seconds
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,000 rpm): Dump (at maximum lift height)
    3seconds
    Hydraulic cycle times (1,000 rpm): Float down (maximum lift to ground level)
    2.6seconds
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling system
    4.4gal
    Fuel tank
    20.6gal
    Hydraulic system (including tank)
    19gal
    Engine crankcase
    3gal
    Transmission (gear box)
    2.9gal
    Axles – Front
    N/A
    Axles – Rear
    N/A
    Hydraulic tank
    12.2gal
  • Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate): Standard Lift – with ISO Coupler

  • Height: ground to cab**
    8.67ft
    Height: ground clearance**
    1.08ft
    Length: wheel base
    7.08ft
    Length: overall*
    18.42ft
    Reach: bucket at 45°*
    2.50ft
    Dig depth**
    3.9in
    Clearance: bucket at 45°*
    8.58ft
    Clearance: level bucket**
    10.50ft
    Height: bucket pin**
    11.17ft
    Width: bucket
    6.75ft
    Width: tread center
    5.08ft
    Turning radius: over bucket
    14.83ft
    Turning radius: inside of tires
    6.75ft
    Machine width
    6.50ft
    Dump angle at full lift
    45°
    Departure angle
    33°
    Articulation angle
    39°
    Operating weight
    14323lb
    Note
    *Vary with bucket.
    Note
    **Vary with tire.
    Note
    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.
  • Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate): Standard Lift – with SSL Coupler

  • Height: ground to cab**
    8.67ft
    Height: ground clearance**
    1.08ft
    Length: wheel base
    7.08ft
    Length: overall*
    18.92ft
    Reach: bucket at 45°*
    2.83ft
    Dig depth**
    4.2in
    Clearance: bucket at 45°*
    8.17ft
    Clearance: level bucket**
    10.50ft
    Height: bucket pin**
    11.17ft
    Width: bucket
    6.75ft
    Width: tread center
    5.08ft
    Turning radius: over bucket
    14.83ft
    Turning radius: inside of tires
    6.75ft
    Machine width
    6.50ft
    Dump angle at full lift
    45°
    Departure angle
    33°
    Articulation angle
    39°
    Operating weight
    14319lb
    Note
    *Vary with bucket.
    Note
    **Vary with tire.
    Note
    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.
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    0.9 m3-1.5 m3 (1.2 yd3-2.0 yd3)
    General purpose
    1.1-1.3 m3 (1.44-1.7 yd3)
    Light material
    1.96yd3
  • Steering

  • Steering articulation angle each direction
    39°
    Steering cylinder: double acting – Bore diameter
    3.1in
    Steering cylinder: double acting – Rod diameter
    1.4in
    Steering cylinder: double acting – Stroke
    11.8in
    Nominal flow – steering pump
    12gal/min
    Maximum working pressure – steering pump
    3191psi
    Maximum steering torque – 0° (straight machine)
    42506lbf-ft
    Maximum steering torque – 39° (full turn)
    31398lbf-ft
    Steering ac cycle times (full left to full right) – 2,620 rpm
    3seconds
    Number of steering wheel turns – Full left to full right or full right to full left
    <6 turns
  • Drive Train

  • Forward – Range 1
    6mph
    Forward – Range 2
    12mph
    Forward – High range
    22mph
    Reverse – Range 1
    6mph
    Reverse – Range 2
    12mph
    Reverse – High range
    22mph
  • Tires

  • Option
    360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
    Option
    375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
    Option
    400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
    Option
    400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
    Option
    405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
    Option
    12.5-20 ATU Firestone
    Note
    Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
    Note
    In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tires’ tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
    Note
    Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
  • Cab

  • ROPS
    SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.
    FOPS
    SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
    Note
    Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
    Note
    When properly installed and maintained, the cab offered by Caterpillar, when tested with doors, and windows closed as per work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6395 2008, results in operator sound exposure Leq (Equivalent sound pressure level) of 66 dB(A

Equipment

  • Transmission And Hydraulics
    • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
    • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
    • Demand based cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic drive
    • Loader arm float function
    • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
    • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
    • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
    • Transmission inching function
  • Engine
    • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA engine
    • Cat extended life coolant
    • Closed circuit breather
    • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
    • ECO mode
    • Engine oil drain valve (non-spill ECO drain)
    • Lockable engine compartments
    • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Electrical
    • Alternator 90 amp
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Cab mounted fuse panel
    • Engine cold starter aid
    • Heavy duty battery, 12V
    • Service point connector for electronic diagnosis (Cat Electronic Technician)
    • Reversing alarm
  • General
    • E-coat paint primer
    • Pressure test points
    • Recovery hitch and pin
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·SSM ports
  • Operator Environment
    • Adjustable internal mirror
    • Adjustable wrist rest
    • Auxiliary power sockets
    • Coat hook
    • Cup holder
    • Digital service hour meter
    • Easy clean cab floor
    • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temperature, coolant temperature, speedometer
    • Multifunction joystick with direction control
    • On board digital display cluster
    • Operator station on isolation mounts
    • Retractable seat belt
    • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
    • Sound suppression
    • Sun visor
    • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
    • Suspension seat
    • Two external knock back mirrors
    • Warning indicators for major systems
    • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Transmission And Hydraulics
    • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
    • Adjustable high stat response settings
    • Electronic throttle lock
    • Ride control
    • Rimpull control
    • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering
  • Engine
    • Engine block heater 120V
    • Precleaner for engine air filter
  • Electrical
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Magnetic rotating beacon
    • Working lights, two front and two rear
    • Work tool wiring harness
  • General
    • Custom color
    • Rear light guards
    • Tire options including heavy duty tires
  • Fluids
    • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)
  • Loader
    • Adjustable implement modulation
    • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
    • Load check valves
    • Return To Dig tool positioner
  • Work Tools
    • For all work tool options, consult your local Cat dealer
  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioning
    • Cabin light
    • Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
    • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window and radio ready)
    • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
    • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
    • Heater with window side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
    • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
    • Rear blind
    • Two doors (enclosed cab)
    • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)

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