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988K Block Handler Arrangement

  • OVERVIEW
  • SPECIFICATIONS
  • STANDARD / OPTIONAL
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.

Engine
  • Net Power - 541 HP
  • Engine Model - Cat® C18 ACERT™
  • Net Power - SAE J1349 - 541 HP
  • Bore - 5.7 in
  • Stroke - 7.2 in
  • Displacement - 1105 in³
  • Torque Rise - 58 %
  • Emissions - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, Tier 2 Equivalent
  • Gross - ISO 14396 - 580 HP
  • Peak Power Speed - 1500 r/min
  • Peak Power Speed - Gross - ISO 14396 - 580 HP
  • Peak Power Speed - Gross - SAE J1995 - 588 HP
  • Peak Power Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349 - 541 HP
  • Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm - 2104 lb/ft
  • Rated Speed - 1700 r/min
  • Operating Specifications
  • Operating Weight - 135602 lb
  • Transmission
  • Transmission Type - Cat planetary power shift
  • 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 1 - Lock-up disabled
  • Direct Drive - Forward 2 - 6.7 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Forward 3 - 11.9 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Forward 4 - 21 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Reverse 1 - 4.3 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Reverse 2 - 7.7 mile/h
  • Direct Drive - Reverse 3 - 13.7 mile/h
  • Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt
  • 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)
  • Lift/Tilt System - Variable displacement piston
  • Lift/Tilt System - Circuit - Pilot operated - EH control, flow sharing
  • Maximum Flow at 1,400-1,860 rpm - 153 gal/min
  • Maximum Flow at 1,700 rpm - 13.7 gal/min
  • Pilot System - Variable displacement piston
  • Relief Valve Setting - 551 psi
  • Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt - 4757 psi
  • Hydraulic Cycle Times
  • Dump - 2.2 s
  • Lower Float Down - 3.5 s
  • Rack Back - 4.5 s
  • Raise - 8 s
  • Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket - 18.2 s
  • Hydraulic System - Steering
  • Maximum Flow - 74 gal/min
  • Relief Valve Setting - Steering - 4641 psi
  • Steering Cycle Times - High Idle - 3.4 s
  • Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle - 5.6 s
  • Steering System - Circuit - Pilot, load sensing
  • Steering System - Pump - Piston, variable displacement
  • Total Steering Angle - 86 °
  • Service Refill Capacities
  • Cooling System - 31.7 gal (US)
  • Crankcase - 15.9 gal (US)
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank - 8.7 gal (US)
  • Differential - Final Drives - Front - 49.1 gal (US)
  • Differential - Final Drives - Rear - 49.1 gal (US)
  • Fuel Tank - 188.1 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Tank Only - 63.4 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System Factory Fill - 125.5 gal (US)
  • Transmission - 31.7 gal (US)
  • Axles
  • Front - Fixed
  • Rear - Trunnion
  • Oscillation Angle - 13 °
  • Brakes
  • Brakes - SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
  • Sound Performance - Standard
  • Exterior Sound Level - 111 dB(A)
  • Interior Sound Level - 71 dB(A)
  • Sound Performance - Suppression
  • Exterior Sound Level - 109 dB(A)
  • Interior Sound Level - 70 dB(A)
  • Standard Equipment
  • ELECTRICAL
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • POWER TRAIN
  • OTHER
  • Optional Equipment
  • POWER TRAIN
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS
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