908M Ag Handler

908M Ag Handler - Agricultural Arrangement

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DESCRIPTION

The Cat® 908M Ag Handler is compact, yet powerful, allowing you to do what you want, when you need to, in any agricultural application. The Ag Handler has features that will maximize the performance of the machine, making it a perfect fit to use around the farm.The Cat® 908M Ag Handler is compact, yet powerful, allowing you to do what you want, when you need to, in any agricultural application. The Ag Handler has features that will maximize the performance of the machine, making it a perfect fit to use around the farm.

Application Specific Configuration

The Ag Handler is configured with items such as a high speed transmission for quick travel from farm to field, engine air pre-cleaner for dusty environments, Ag specific tires to maximize traction and LED work lights when operating early in the morning, ensuring that this machine is configured for success.

Efficiently Powerful

Experience hybrid like fuel efficiency with an intelligent hydrostatic power train. Eco Mode will allow you to maximize fuel efficiency while maintaining the power going into the pile.

Work Made Easy

Move more with Caterpillar’s patented Optimized Z-Bar linkage. The parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range allow you to safely and confidently handle loads with precise control. Multi-function work has never been easier with dedicated pumps for each system, allowing the operator to simultaneously lift, steer and drive without compromise.

Enjoy All Day Comfort

Have a seat and enjoy excellent all around visibility, whisper quiet sound levels, and low-effort joystick controls while riding on a fully adjustable seat suspension. The spacious cab combined with smooth hydraulic and power train controls make this the most comfortable seat on your job site.

Customize Your Experience

Meet your application requirements and individual preferences with Caterpillar’s industry first adjustable power train and implement response settings. Fine tune machine performance with adjustments at your fingertips through the soft touch button keypad.

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • LOADER
    • Return to dig work tool positioner
    • Adjustable implement modulation
  • TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS
    • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
    • Rimpull control
    • Electronic throttle lock
    • Adjustable Hystat response settings
    • Ride control
    • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation 
    • Transmission, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering and heavy duty axles
    • Transmission inching function
    • Hydrostatic drive
    • Work tool quick coupler
    • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
    • Loader arm float function
    • Connect under pressure hydraulic quick connector
    • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
    • Demand based cooling fan
  • ENGINE
    • Precleaner for engine air filter
    • Cat C3.3B DIT EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine
    • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
    • Cat extended life coolant
    • Lockable engine compartments
    • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
    • Engine oil drain valve (non spill eco drain)
    • Closed circuit breather
    • Eco Mode
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Magnetic rotating beacon
    • Work tool wiring harness
    • Working lights, two front and two rear 
    • Cab mounted fuse panel 
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Heavy duty battery, 12V
    • Engine cold starter aid
    • Alternator 90 amp
    • Service point connector for electronic diagnostics (Electronic Technician™)
    • Reverse alarm
  • GENERAL
    • E-coat paint primer
    • Pressure test points
    • Recovery hitch and pin
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·SSM ports
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Adjustable steering column
    • Air conditioning
    • Heater with window, side and feet vents
    • Heated rear window
    • Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
    • Two doors with sliding window
    • Wiper/washer, front and rear
    • Cabin light
    • Pressurized cab
    • Cup holder
    • Sun visor
    • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
    • Adjustable arm rest
    • Retractable seat belt
    • Auxiliary power sockets
    • Coat hook
    • On board digital display cluster
    • Sound suppression
    • Multifunction joystick with direction control
    • Two external knock back mirrors
    • Warning indicators for major systems
    • Easy clean cab floor
    • Lockable storage box
    • Adjustable internal mirror
    • Operator station on isolation mounts
    • Digital service hour meter
    • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temp, coolant temp, speedometer
    • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass
    • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
    • Cloth, electric air suspension, arm/head rest, lumbar support, heated back seat

Optional Equipment

  • TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS
    • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
  • LOADER
    • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
    • Load check valves
  • ENGINE
    • Engine block heater 120V
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • GENERAL
    • Custom color
    • Tire options
  • FLUIDS
    • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Rear blind
  • WORK TOOLS
    • For all work tools and standard/high flow options (consult your Cat dealer)

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
908M Ag Handler - Agricultural Arrangement
Name:
908M Ag Handler
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Engine

Maximum Gross Power
73.2 HP / 54.6 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
73.2 HP / 54.6 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric)
74.2 mhp / 74.2 mhp
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349
71.9 HP / 53.6 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249
72.9 HP / 53.6 kW
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Weights

Operating Weight
14402 lb / 6535 kg
Note
Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler (SSL) and general purpose bucket (GP).

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
4.5 gal (US) / 17 l
Fuel Tank
20.6 gal (US) / 78 l
Hydraulic System
18.5 gal (US) / 70 l
Engine Oil
3 gal (US) / 11.2 l

Travel Speeds

Speed 1
6.2 mile/h / 10 km/h
Speed 2
12.4 mile/h / 20 km/h
High Speed
21.7 mile/h / 35 km/h

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.9-1.5 m³ (1.2-2.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler
0.9-1.5 m³
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler
1.2-2.0 yd³

Hydraulic System

Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow
3400 psi / 235 bar
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: Standard
22 gal/min / 85 l/min
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow
34 gal/min / 130 l/min

Loader Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
5.2 seconds

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower
3.2 seconds

Loader Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
1.3 seconds

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback
2.1 seconds

Dimensions - With ISO Coupler - Approximate

Height - Ground to Cab
8.58 ft / 2632 mm
Height - Ground Clearance
1.08 ft / 335 mm
Length - Wheel Base
7.08 ft / 2170 mm
Length - Overall with Bucket
18.25 ft / 5578 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°
3.42 ft / 1055 mm
Dig Depth
5.7 in / 147 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45°
9.33 ft / 2846 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket
10.33 ft / 3159 mm
Height - Bucket Pin
11 ft / 3366 mm
Departure Angle
33°
Length - Overall with Forks
19.92 ft / 6093 mm
Reach - Ground
2.83 ft / 878 mm
Reach - Level Arm
4.33 ft / 1321 mm
Fork Dig Depth
6.4 in / 163 mm
Clearance - Level Arm
4.42 ft / 1358 mm
Clearance - Full Lift
10.25 ft / 3143 mm
Fork Reach at Full Lift
1.5 ft / 472 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.67 ft / 4478 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire
6.67 ft / 2033 mm
Width - Bucket
6.75 ft / 2060 mm
Width - Tread Center
5.08 ft / 1570 mm
Width - Over Tires
6.5 ft / 1990 mm
Articulation Angle
39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Note
Dimensions shown are based on the machine equipped with general purpose bucket and standard 400/70 R20, XMCL tires.)

Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate

Height - Ground to Cab
8.58 ft / 2632 mm
Height - Ground Clearance
1.08 ft / 335 mm
Length - Wheel Base
7.08 ft / 2170 mm
Length - Overall with Bucket
18.75 ft / 5735 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°
3.92 ft / 1207 mm
Dig Depth
6 in / 155 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45°
9.17 ft / 2806 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket
10.33 ft / 3151 mm
Height - Bucket Pin
10.5 ft / 3212 mm
Departure Angle
33°
Length - Overall with Forks
20 ft / 6111 mm
Reach - Ground
2.92 ft / 896 mm
Reach - Level Arm
4.75 ft / 1452 mm
Fork Dig Depth
0.8 in / 21 mm
Clearance - Level Arm
4.92 ft / 1500 mm
Clearance - Full Lift
10.75 ft / 3285 mm
Fork Reach at Full Lift
1.92 ft / 603 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.75 ft / 4498 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire
6.67 ft / 2033 mm
Width - Bucket
6.75 ft / 2060 mm
Width - Tread Center
5.08 ft / 1570 mm
Width - Over Tires
6.5 ft / 1990 mm
Articulation Angle
39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Note
Dimensions shown are based on the machine equipped with general purpose bucket and standard 400/70 R20, XMCL tires.)

Operating Specifications - ISO Coupler

Tire Size
400/70 R20
Operating Weight
14299 lb / 6488 kg
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.5 yd³ / 1.15 m³
Breakout Force - Bucket
12337 lbf / 55 kN
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
4396 lb / 1994 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
10408 lb / 4721 kg
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
8789 lb / 3988 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position
51°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center)
5719 lb / 2595 kg
Note
Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, ISO coupler and general purpose bucket (GP).

Operating Specifications - SSL Coupler

Tire Size
400/70 R20
Operating Weight
14402 lb / 6535 kg
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.5 yd³ / 1.15 m³
Breakout Force - Bucket
10215 lbf / 46 kN
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
4385 lb / 1989 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
10399 lb / 4717 kg
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
8766 lb / 3978 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position
51°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center)
5336 lb / 2421 kg
Note
Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, SSL coupler and general purpose bucket (GP).

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose Bucket

Rated Capacity
1.4 yd³ / 1.1 m³
Dump Height
110 in / 2806 mm
Maximum Material Density
2914 lb/yd³ / 1729 kg/m³
Bucket Width
81 in / 2060 mm
Note
Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler.

Maximum Material Densities - Multi Purpose Bucket

Rated Capacity
1.2 yd³ / 0.9 m³
Dump Height
110 in / 2799 mm
Maximum Material Density
4060 lb/yd³ / 2409 kg/m³
Bucket Width
81 in / 2060 mm
Note
Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler.

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material Bucket

Rated Capacity
2 yd³ / 1.5 m³
Dump Height
111 in / 2826 mm
Maximum Material Density
2771 lb/yd³ / 1644 kg/m³
Bucket Width
81 in / 2060 mm
Note
Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler.