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938M Waste Handler Small Wheel Loader

Overview

The Cat® 938M Waste Handler sets a new standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and comfort. A high torque, low speed C7.1 engine works in concert with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver fuel efficiency as standard. A complete range of guarding and debris management solutions are available to meet the needs of the most demanding environments. Extremely low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day and even all night! Experience the new industry benchmark.

938M Waste Handler Small Wheel Loader - Specifications

Engine
Maximum Gross Power
188 HP
140 kW
Bore
4 in
105 mm
Stroke
5 in
135 mm
Displacement
427 in³
7.01 l
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
168 HP
125 kW
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
621 ft·lbf
843 N·m
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
171 HP
126 kW
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
182 HP
136 kW
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
648 ft·lbf
879 N·m
Note (4)
Spark arrester performance as standard – Meets the performance requirements of EN 1834-1.2000 (section 6.4.2 Visual Test).
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
648 ft·lbf
879 N·m
Note (1)
*Range 4 power and torque is equal to Performance Mode with Caterpillar Power by Range technology.
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
628 ft·lbf
852 N·m
Note (3)
No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Emissions
Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
186 HP
137 kW
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
169 HP
126 kW
Note (2)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard and denote power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, emission components and fan at specified speed.
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
628 ft·lbf
852 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
621 ft·lbf
843 N·m
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
175 HP
129 kW
Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
1800 r/min
1800 r/min
Engine Model
Cat® C7.1
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396
188 HP
140 kW
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
190 HP
140 kW
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
184 HP
137 kW
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)
190 HP
140 kW
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Performance [HP+] Power Mode: Range 1-4)
188 HP
140 kW
Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
1600 r/min
1600 r/min
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
173 HP
129 kW
Weights
Operating Weight
38555 lb
17493 kg
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
3.0-5.0 m3 (3.9-6.5 yd3)
Cab
ROPS
ISO 3471: 2008
FOPS
ISO 3449: 2005 LEVEL II
Declared Sound Levels - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)*
68 dB(A)
68 dB(A)
Note (2)
The Blue Angel environmental label is an optional attachment for Europe only.
Note (1)
*Measurements were conducted at 70% of maximum engine cooling fan speed. Sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds. The cab was properly installed and maintained. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and the cab windows closed.
Declared Sound Levels - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)*
101 dB(A)
101 dB(A)
Service Refill Capacities
Front Axles
9.2 gal (US)
35 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal (US)
19 l
Cooling System
8.5 gal (US)
32 l
Hydraulic Tank
23.8 gal (US)
90 l
Fuel Tank
51.5 gal (US)
195 l
Rear Axles
9.2 gal (US)
35 l
Transmission - Gear Box
2.9 gal (US)
11 l
Engine Crankcase
5.3 gal (US)
20 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
44.9 gal (US)
170 l
Loader Hydraulic System
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time
9.7/10.6 seconds
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
4.7 in
120 mm
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Relief Pressure
4351 psi
30000 kPa
Note (3)
*3rd function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the touch screen display when equipped.
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
4061 psi
28000 kPa
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
21.9 in
555 mm
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down (Maximum Lift to Ground Level)
2.7/2.7 seconds
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
5.9 in
150 mm
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
31.1 in
789 mm
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
4351 psi
30000 kPa
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
3.5 in
90 mm
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2.6 in
65 mm
Note (2)
Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function*
50 gal/min
190 l/min
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise (Ground Level to Maximum Lift)
5.5/6.2 seconds
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
50 gal/min
190 l/min
Note (1)
Implement system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting lift cylinders and a single double acting tilt cylinder.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure
4061 psi
28000 kPa
Cycle Times - Performance (HP+) at 1,800 rpm/Standard Power Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump (at Maximum Lift Height)
1.5/1.7 seconds
Operating Specifications
Full Turn Tip Load
21720 lb
9843 kg
Steering
Note (1)
Steering system uses a dedicated load sensing variable displacement pump with dual double acting cylinders.
Note (2)
Flow values listed are for a machine running in Performance Power Mode (1,800 rpm).
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
34 gal/min
130 l/min
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2 in
50 mm
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn)
31398 ft·lbf
42570 N·m
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
42506 ft·lbf
57630 N·m
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Minimum RPM: Pump Flow Limited
3.1 s
3.1 s
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
15.7 in
399 mm
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.1 in
80 mm
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - Maximum RPM: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
2.3 s
2.3 s
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3500 psi
24130 kPa
Transmission
Forward and Reverse - Range 3
17 mile/h
27 km/h
Note
*Creeper control allows maximum speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the touch screen display when equipped. Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).
Forward and Reverse - Range 4
25 mile/h
40 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 1*
1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 2
8 mile/h
13 km/h
Power Train
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 23.5 R25
± 7 degrees
Rear Axle - Traction Aid - Optional
Limited slip differential
Front Axle
Fixed
Brakes - Parking
Spring applied hydraulically released
Note (2)
Offset rims available to meet European roading requirements.
Brakes - Service
Outboard wet disc
Note (1)
Power train is governed by the Caterpillar exclusive Intelligent Power Management system to deliver peak performance and efficiency.
Front Axle - Traction Aid*
Locking differential (standard)
Rear Axle - Oscillation Angle by Tire Size - 20.5 R25, 550/65, 600/65, 650/65
± 10.5 degrees
Note (3)
*Differential front locking axle can be engaged on the go at full torque to 20 km/h (12.4 mph) on the 938M.
Rear Axle
Oscillating