Caterpillar Offers Cat 980 and 982 Medium Wheel Loaders
Caterpillar offers in the 9- to 11-tonne (10- to 12-ton) wheel loader class, the new Cat® 980 and 982 medium wheel loaders, stating they are up to 10% more productive and lower maintenance costs up to 20% when compared to the previous 980M and 982M powershift models. New to this class of medium wheel loaders, the Cat 980 XE and 982 XE models feature a Caterpillar designed and manufactured continuous variable transmission (CVT) that delivers increased fuel efficiencies up to 35% and lower maintenance costs up to 25% compared to the M series models. These new wheel loaders include an expanded technology platform to increase machine performance and improve operating efficiency, according to the manufacturer.
Standard Cat Payload with Assist on all 980 and 982 series loaders is designed to provide an accurate weighing of bucket payloads, so operators can load to target the first time every time. This new technology includes low-lift-weigh and manual tip-off functions.
For more information, visit your local CAT dealer.