938K

Overview

The Cat 938K Small Wheel Loader sets the standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and operator comfort. The improved optimized Z-bar loader linkage delivers the quick loading performance of a traditional Z-bar with the parallelism and load handling capability of a tool carrier. A high torque, low speed C7.1 ACERT engine works in concert with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver fuel efficiency as standard.
Engine ModelCat® C7.1 ACERT™
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)129 kW175 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)129 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power136 kW182 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)127 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)126 kW169 HP
Bucket Capacities2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Operating Weight15485 kg34129 lb
Maximum Gross Power140 kW188 HP
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPSSAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
FrontFixed; Open differential (standard); Locking differential (optional)
RearOscillating ±11 degrees; Open differential (standard); Limited slip differential (optional in some regions)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material3.1-5.0 m3 (4.0-6.5 yd3)
Note (1)Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard.
Note (2)A semi-cab option is available.
Displacement (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)7.01 l427 in³
Displacement (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)7.01 l427 in³
EmissionsEngine meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)140 kW190 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)140 kW188 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)912 N·m672 lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)896 N·m660 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)886 N·m653 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)870 N·m641 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)876 N·m646 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)860 N·m634 lb/ft
Note*Range 4 power is boosted to be the same as Performance Mode.
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)138 kW188 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)136 kW182 HP
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height1.5 s1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift5.5 s5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time9.7 s9.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height1.7 s1.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift6.2 s6.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time10.6 s10.6 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function*190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow*150 l/min40 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump28000 kPa4061 psi
Note*Adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the secondary display, when equipped.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder30000 kPa4351 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure28000 kPa4061 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure28000 kPa4061 psi
Axles - Front35 l9.2 gal (US)
Axles - Rear35 l9.2 gal (US)
Cooling System32 l8.5 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase19.5 l5.2 gal (US)
Fuel Tank195 l51.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank170 l44.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank90 l23.8 gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box11 l2.9 gal (US)
Note (1)Declared dynamic operator sound pressure level is 72 dB(A) when “ISO 6396:2008” is used to measure value for an enclosed cab.
Note (2)The measurement was conducted at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed, with the cab doors and cab windows closed.
Note (3)The declared exterior sound power level is 104 dB(A) when the value is measured according to “ISO 6395:2008.”
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump130 l/min34 gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)57630 N·m42506 lb/ft
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn)42570 N·m31398 lb/ft
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump24130 kPa3500 psi
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left3.1 turns3.1 turns
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction40°
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 1,800 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed2.2 s2.2 s
Note (1)Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2)In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tire's tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3)Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Other Choices Vary by Region (1)20.5 R25, radial (L-2); 20.5-25 16PR (L-5); 23.5 R25, radial (L-3); 20.5 R25, radial (L-5); 650/65 R25 radial (L-3)
Other Choices Vary by Region (2)20.5-25 12PR (L-2); Skidder/Agriculture; 20.5-25 12PR (L-3); Flexport™ Gen II
Standard Size20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
Forward and Reverse - Range 1*1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 213 km/h8 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 327 km/h17 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 440 km/h25 mile/h
Note*Creeper control allows max. speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the sec. display.
NotesFactory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).

938K Standard Equipment

  • POWER TRAIN
    • Auto idle shut down feature
    • Cat C7.1 ACERT engine
      • Power modes (Standard and Performance)
      • Power by range (High Power in Range 4)
      • Turbocharged and aftercooled
      • Filtered crankcase breather
    • Coded start (requires secondary display)
    • Coolant protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
    • Fuel priming pump, automatic
    • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission with electronic control
      • Operator modes (Default, TC, Hystat, and Ice)
      • Directional Shift Aggressiveness (fast, medium, slow)
      • Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
      • Creeper control, adjust ground speed
    • Parking brake, electric
    • Single plane cooling package wide six fins per inch density
    • Throttle lock and max speed limiter
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Automatic lift and bucket kickouts, adjustable in-cab
    • Bucket and fork modes, adjustable in-cab
    • Cylinder damping at kickout and mechanical end stops
    • Fine mode control (fast, medium, slow) in fork mode
    • Hydraulic response setting (fast, medium, slow)
    • Hydraulic diagnostic connectors and S·O·SSM ports
    • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alternator, 115 amp, heavy duty
    • 12V power supply in cab (2)
    • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24V system, disconnect switch
    • Back-up alarm
    • Emergency shutdown switch
    • Halogen work and roading lights, LED rear tail lights
    • 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
    • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
    • Hydraulic control lockout
    • Interior cab lighting, door and dome
    • Interior rearview mirrors (2)
    • Lunch box storage
    • Radio ready speakers
    • Rear window defrost, electric
    • Seat-mounted electronic implement controls, adjustable
    • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Tinted front glass
    • Wet arm wiper/washer, 2-speed and intermittent, front
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • Large-access enclosure doors with adjustable close/open force
    • Parallel lift loader linkage

938K Optional Equipment

  • Cab, deluxe
    • Electrically adjustable external heated mirrors (2)
    • Secondary display to enable features and adjust parameters
    • Sunscreen, front and rear
  • Seats
    • Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with mid backrest and mechanical lumbar support
    • Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Seat is heated and ventilated on bottom cushion and backrest.
  • Steering
    • Dual mode and secondary

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1812 mm (71 in), Fusion™

Tine Length
1269 mm50 in

Grapple Area
1.92 m²20.7 ft²

Carriage Width
1812 mm71 in

1812 mm (71 in), ISO

Tine Length
1256 mm50 in

Grapple Area
1.92 m²20.7 ft²

Carriage Width
1812 mm71 in

1829 mm (72 in)

Carriage Height
1375 mm54.1 in

Carriage Weight
613.4 kg1352.3 lb

Carriage Width
2498 mm98.3 in

1524 mm (60 in)

Carriage Height
1375 mm54.1 in

Carriage Weight
547.2 kg1206.4 lb

Carriage Width
2440 mm96.1 in

3.8 m (12 ft)

Interface Type
Bucket Receiver

Working Width
3658 mm144 in

Weight
1264 kg2786.6 lb

3.8 m (12 ft)

Interface Type
Fusion™ Coupler

Working Width
3658 mm144 in

Weight
1330 kg2932.1 lb

5.0 m (16 ft)

Interface Type
Bucket Receiver

Working Width
4877 mm192 in

Weight
1486 kg3276.1 lb

4.4 m (14 ft)

Interface Type
Fusion™ Coupler

Working Width
4267 mm168 in

Weight
1441 kg3176.9 lb

5.0 m (16 ft)

Interface Type
Fusion™ Coupler

Working Width
4877 mm192 in

Weight
1552 kg3421.6 lb

4.4 m (14 ft)

Interface Type
Bucket Receiver

Working Width
4267 mm168 in

Weight
1375 kg3031.4 lb

3.2 m3 (4.2 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1289 kg2841.8 lb

Capacity
3.2 m³4.2 yd³

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1218 kg2685.2 lb

Capacity
2.7 m³3.5 yd³

2.9 m3 (3.8 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2743 mm108 in

Weight
1236 kg2724.9 lb

Capacity
2.9 m³3.8 yd³

2.9 m3 (3.8 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2743 mm108 in

Weight
1251 kg2758 lb

Capacity
2.9 m³3.8 yd³

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1197 kg2638.9 lb

Capacity
2.7 m³3.5 yd³

3.2 m3 (4.2 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1265 kg2788.8 lb

Capacity
3.2 m³4.2 yd³

2.3 m3 (3.0 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2540 mm100 in

Height
1333 mm52.5 in

Weight
863 kg1902.6 lb

1.9 m3 (2.5 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2532 mm99.7 in

Height
1235 mm48.6 in

Weight
775 kg1708.6 lb

1.9 m3 (2.5 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2549 mm100.4 in

Height
1260 mm49.6 in

Weight
911 kg2008.4 lb

2.3 m3 (3.0 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2549 mm100.4 in

Height
1358 mm53.5 in

Weight
972 kg2142.9 lb

2.5 m3 (3.2 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Height
1358 mm53.5 in

Weight
1114 kg2455.9 lb

2.9 m3 (3.8 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Height
1439 mm56.7 in

Weight
1202 kg2650 lb

2.9 m3 (3.8 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1419 mm55.9 in

Weight
1057 kg2330.3 lb

2.5 m3 (3.2 yd3), Pin On

Width
2528 mm99.5 in

Height
1382 mm54.4 in

Weight
978 kg2156.1 lb

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1381 mm54.4 in

Weight
1021 kg2250.9 lb

2.9 m3 (3.8 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1414 mm55.7 in

Weight
1042 kg2297.2 lb

2.5 m3 (3.2 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Height
1358 mm53.5 in

Weight
1103 kg2431.7 lb

2.1 m3 (2.7 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2549 mm100.4 in

Height
1314 mm51.7 in

Weight
953 kg2101 lb

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Height
1404 mm55.3 in

Weight
1158 kg2552.9 lb

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2540 mm100 in

Height
1414 mm55.7 in

Weight
962 kg2120.8 lb

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Pin On

Width
2528 mm99.5 in

Height
1417.5 mm55.8 in

Weight
968 kg2134.1 lb

2.9 m3 (3.8 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Height
1439 mm56.7 in

Weight
1180 kg2601.5 lb

2.5 m3 (3.2 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2520 mm99.2 in

Height
1378 mm54.3 in

Weight
962 kg2120.8 lb

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1404 mm55.3 in

Weight
1153 kg2541.9 lb

2.5 m3 (3.2 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1333.3 mm52.5 in

Weight
963 kg2123 lb

2.7 m3 (3.5 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1378 mm54.3 in

Weight
1007 kg2220.1 lb

2.5 m3 (3.2 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Height
1336 mm52.6 in

Weight
978 kg2156.1 lb

2.1 m3 (2.7 yd3), Fusion™ Coupler

Width
2540 mm100 in

Height
1289 mm50.7 in

Weight
825 kg1818.8 lb

4.2 m3 (5.5 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1439 kg3172.4 lb

Capacity
4.2 m³5.5 yd³

3.5 m3 (4.5 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1303 kg2872.6 lb

Capacity
3.5 m³4.5 yd³

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1502 kg3311.3 lb

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Weight
1378 kg3038 lb

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

4.2 m3 (5.5 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Weight
1314 kg2896.9 lb

Capacity
4.2 m³5.5 yd³

3.5 m3 (4.5 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Weight
1178 kg2597 lb

Capacity
3.5 m³4.5 yd³

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1497 kg3300.3 lb

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1496 kg3298.1 lb

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

4.2 m3 (5.5 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1438 kg3170.2 lb

Capacity
4.2 m³5.5 yd³

1000025230

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1313 kg2894.7 lb

Capacity
3.5 m³4.5 yd³

3.8 m3 (5.0 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1368 kg3015.9 lb

Capacity
3.8 m³5 yd³

3.8 m3 (5.0 yd3), Fusion™

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Weight
1223 kg2696.3 lb

Capacity
3.8 m³5 yd³

3.8 m3 (5.0 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Weight
1242 kg2738.1 lb

Capacity
3.8 m³5 yd³

3.8 m3 (5.0 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
2747 mm108.1 in

Weight
1372 kg3024.7 lb

Capacity
3.8 m³5 yd³

3.5 m3 (4.5 yd3), Fusion™

Width
2727 mm107.4 lb/in

Weight
1159 kg2255.2 lb

Capacity
3.5 m³4.5 yd³

4.2 m3 (5.5 yd3), Fusion™

Width
2727 mm107.4 lb/in

Weight
1294 kg2852.8 lb

Capacity
4.2 m³5.5 yd³

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Fusion™

Width
2727 mm107.4 lb/in

Weight
1357 kg2991.7 lb

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Pin On

Width
2727 mm107.4 in

Weight
1380 kg3042.4 lb

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

4.1 m3 (5.4 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
3032 mm119.4 in

Height
1721 mm67.8 in

Weight
2156 kg4753.2 lb

4.2 m3 (5.4 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
3032 mm119.4 in

Height
1721 mm67.8 in

Weight
2126 kg4687 lb

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Fusion™, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Width
3032 mm119.4 in

Height
1863 mm73.4 in

Weight
2227 kg4909.7 lb

5.0 m3 (6.5 yd3), Pin On, Bolt-On Cutting Edge

Capacity
5 m³6.5 yd³

Width
3031 mm119.3 in

Height
1864 mm73.4 in

Specifications

Engine ModelCat® C7.1 ACERT™
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)129 kW175 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)129 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power136 kW182 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)127 kW173 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)126 kW169 HP
Bucket Capacities2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Operating Weight15485 kg34129 lb
Maximum Gross Power140 kW188 HP
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPSSAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
FrontFixed; Open differential (standard); Locking differential (optional)
RearOscillating ±11 degrees; Open differential (standard); Limited slip differential (optional in some regions)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose2.5-3.2 m3 (3.2-4.2 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material3.1-5.0 m3 (4.0-6.5 yd3)
Note (1)Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard.
Note (2)A semi-cab option is available.
Displacement (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)7.01 l427 in³
Displacement (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)7.01 l427 in³
EmissionsEngine meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)140 kW190 HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)140 kW188 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)912 N·m672 lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)896 N·m660 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)886 N·m653 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)870 N·m641 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)876 N·m646 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)860 N·m634 lb/ft
Note*Range 4 power is boosted to be the same as Performance Mode.
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)138 kW188 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)136 kW182 HP
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height1.5 s1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift5.5 s5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time9.7 s9.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height1.7 s1.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.7 s2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift6.2 s6.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time10.6 s10.6 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function*190 l/min50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow*150 l/min40 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump28000 kPa4061 psi
Note*Adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the secondary display, when equipped.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder30000 kPa4351 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure28000 kPa4061 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure28000 kPa4061 psi
Axles - Front35 l9.2 gal (US)
Axles - Rear35 l9.2 gal (US)
Cooling System32 l8.5 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase19.5 l5.2 gal (US)
Fuel Tank195 l51.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank170 l44.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank90 l23.8 gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box11 l2.9 gal (US)
Note (1)Declared dynamic operator sound pressure level is 72 dB(A) when “ISO 6396:2008” is used to measure value for an enclosed cab.
Note (2)The measurement was conducted at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed, with the cab doors and cab windows closed.
Note (3)The declared exterior sound power level is 104 dB(A) when the value is measured according to “ISO 6395:2008.”
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump130 l/min34 gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)57630 N·m42506 lb/ft
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn)42570 N·m31398 lb/ft
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump24130 kPa3500 psi
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left3.1 turns3.1 turns
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction40°
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 1,800 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed2.2 s2.2 s
Note (1)Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2)In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tire's tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3)Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Other Choices Vary by Region (1)20.5 R25, radial (L-2); 20.5-25 16PR (L-5); 23.5 R25, radial (L-3); 20.5 R25, radial (L-5); 650/65 R25 radial (L-3)
Other Choices Vary by Region (2)20.5-25 12PR (L-2); Skidder/Agriculture; 20.5-25 12PR (L-3); Flexport™ Gen II
Standard Size20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
Forward and Reverse - Range 1*1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 213 km/h8 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 327 km/h17 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 440 km/h25 mile/h
Note*Creeper control allows max. speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the sec. display.
NotesFactory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).

Equipment

938K Standard Equipment

  • POWER TRAIN
    • Auto idle shut down feature
    • Cat C7.1 ACERT engine
      • Power modes (Standard and Performance)
      • Power by range (High Power in Range 4)
      • Turbocharged and aftercooled
      • Filtered crankcase breather
    • Coded start (requires secondary display)
    • Coolant protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
    • Fuel priming pump, automatic
    • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission with electronic control
      • Operator modes (Default, TC, Hystat, and Ice)
      • Directional Shift Aggressiveness (fast, medium, slow)
      • Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
      • Creeper control, adjust ground speed
    • Parking brake, electric
    • Single plane cooling package wide six fins per inch density
    • Throttle lock and max speed limiter
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Automatic lift and bucket kickouts, adjustable in-cab
    • Bucket and fork modes, adjustable in-cab
    • Cylinder damping at kickout and mechanical end stops
    • Fine mode control (fast, medium, slow) in fork mode
    • Hydraulic response setting (fast, medium, slow)
    • Hydraulic diagnostic connectors and S·O·SSM ports
    • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alternator, 115 amp, heavy duty
    • 12V power supply in cab (2)
    • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24V system, disconnect switch
    • Back-up alarm
    • Emergency shutdown switch
    • Halogen work and roading lights, LED rear tail lights
    • 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
    • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
    • Hydraulic control lockout
    • Interior cab lighting, door and dome
    • Interior rearview mirrors (2)
    • Lunch box storage
    • Radio ready speakers
    • Rear window defrost, electric
    • Seat-mounted electronic implement controls, adjustable
    • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Tinted front glass
    • Wet arm wiper/washer, 2-speed and intermittent, front
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • Large-access enclosure doors with adjustable close/open force
    • Parallel lift loader linkage

938K Optional Equipment

  • Cab, deluxe
    • Electrically adjustable external heated mirrors (2)
    • Secondary display to enable features and adjust parameters
    • Sunscreen, front and rear
  • Seats
    • Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with mid backrest and mechanical lumbar support
    • Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Seat is heated and ventilated on bottom cushion and backrest.
  • Steering
    • Dual mode and secondary

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