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918M Compact Wheel Loader

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Specification Summary

Maximum Gross Power
115 HP
Operating Weight
21082 lb
Bucket Capacities
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
Net Power
113 HP
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Engine

Net Power
113 HP
Engine Model
Cat® C4.4
Maximum Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed
2350 r/min
Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed
2200 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
115 HP
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
117 HP
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
112 HP
Maximum Gross Power
115 HP
Bore
4.13 in
Stroke
5 in
Displacement
268 in³
Emissions
Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
369 ft·lbf
Note
Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel plus front drive implement pump when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
Maximum Gross Power - DIN ISO 14396
117 HP
Rated Net Power - DIN ISO 14396
114 HP
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
113 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995
372 ft·lbf

Weights

Operating Weight
21082 lb

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
5.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
2.3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
40.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
25.9 gal (US)
Transmission
0.9 gal (US)
Axles - Front
4.5 gal (US)
Axles - Rear
4.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
14.5 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal (US)
Note
DEF used in Cat Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1.

Operating Specifications

Rated Bucket Capacity
2.5 yd³

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)

Cab

ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2)
The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 77 dB(A).
Note (3)
The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 103 dB(A).
Note (4)
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
361 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249
365 ft·lbf

Loader Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total Cycle Time
11.5 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
43.6 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, Standard
25 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4rd Function, Maximum Flow
25 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
4061 psi
Note
All cycle times listed are with cylinder snubbing turned off.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Relief Pressure
4641 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Relief Pressure
4641 psi
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, High
40 gal/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
4641 psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
4.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump, at Maximum Reach
1.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback
2.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7 s

Steering

Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3190 psi
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
40 °
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
21.7 gal/min
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 2,350 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
2.3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
3.4 turns

Tires

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.
Standard Size
17.5 R25 XTLA L2
Other Choices Include
17.5-25 12PR L2; 17.5-R25 XHA L3; 17.5-R25 L2/L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 16PR L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 GY L2/L3; 17.5-25 12PR L2, SNOW; 20.5 R25 L2 Snow, 3PC Rim; 20.5 R25 XHA-2 L3, 3PC Rim; 20.5-25 12PR; Solid Tires

Transmission

Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 2
12.5 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 1*
6.3 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - High Range
25 mile/h
Note
*Creeper Control allows speed control from a stand still up to 10 km/h (6.3 mph). The Creeper Control will only work in Range 1.

Tire Option - 17.5-25 L2 SGL

Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Operating Weight
–92 kg (–203 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–7 mm (–0.3 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
–49 kg (–108 lb)
Tipping Load - Straight
–57 kg (–126 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
+7 mm (+0.3 in)
Vertical Heights
–5 mm (–0.2 in)
Width: Over Tires
+13 mm (+0.5 in)

Tire Option - 17.5X25 SOLID

Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Operating Weight
+1576 kg (+3,474 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–9 mm (–0.4 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
+827 kg (+1,823 lb)
Tipping Load - Straight
+957 kg (+2,110 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
–11 mm (–0.4 in)
Vertical Heights
+37 mm (+1.5 in)
Width: Over Tires
–25 mm (–1 in)

Tire Option - 20.5 R25 XHA2

Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Operating Weight
+516 kg (+1,138 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–75 mm (–3 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
+317 kg (+699 lb)
Tipping Load - Straight
+366 kg (+807 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
+18 mm (+1 in)
Vertical Heights
+50 mm (+2 in)
Width: Over Tires
+87 mm (+4 in)

Axles

Front
Fixed; Locking differential (standard)
Rear
Oscillating ±11 degrees; Locking differential (standard)
Net Power
113 HP
Engine Model
Cat® C4.4
Maximum Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed
2350 r/min
Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed
2200 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
115 HP
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
117 HP
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
112 HP
Operating Weight
21082 lb
Cooling System
5.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
2.3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
40.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
25.9 gal (US)
Rated Bucket Capacity
2.5 yd³
Maximum Gross Power
115 HP
Bucket Capacities
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
Bore
4.13 in
Stroke
5 in
Displacement
268 in³
Transmission
0.9 gal (US)
ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2)
The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 77 dB(A).
Emissions
Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
369 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
361 ft·lbf
Note
Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel plus front drive implement pump when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total Cycle Time
11.5 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
43.6 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, Standard
25 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4rd Function, Maximum Flow
25 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
4061 psi
Note
All cycle times listed are with cylinder snubbing turned off.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Relief Pressure
4641 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Relief Pressure
4641 psi
Axles - Front
4.5 gal (US)
Axles - Rear
4.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
14.5 gal (US)
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3190 psi
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.
Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 2
12.5 mile/h
Maximum Gross Power - DIN ISO 14396
117 HP
Rated Net Power - DIN ISO 14396
114 HP
Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Operating Weight
–92 kg (–203 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–7 mm (–0.3 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
–49 kg (–108 lb)
Tipping Load - Straight
–57 kg (–126 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
+7 mm (+0.3 in)
Vertical Heights
–5 mm (–0.2 in)
Width: Over Tires
+13 mm (+0.5 in)
Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Operating Weight
+1576 kg (+3,474 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–9 mm (–0.4 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
+827 kg (+1,823 lb)
Tipping Load - Straight
+957 kg (+2,110 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
–11 mm (–0.4 in)
Vertical Heights
+37 mm (+1.5 in)
Width: Over Tires
–25 mm (–1 in)
Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Operating Weight
+516 kg (+1,138 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–75 mm (–3 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
+317 kg (+699 lb)
Tipping Load - Straight
+366 kg (+807 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
+18 mm (+1 in)
Vertical Heights
+50 mm (+2 in)
Width: Over Tires
+87 mm (+4 in)
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
113 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995
372 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249
365 ft·lbf
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
40 °
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
21.7 gal/min
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 2,350 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
2.3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
3.4 turns
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, High
40 gal/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
4641 psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
4.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump, at Maximum Reach
1.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback
2.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7 s
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal (US)
Note
DEF used in Cat Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1.
Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 1*
6.3 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - High Range
25 mile/h
Note
*Creeper Control allows speed control from a stand still up to 10 km/h (6.3 mph). The Creeper Control will only work in Range 1.
Standard Size
17.5 R25 XTLA L2
Other Choices Include
17.5-25 12PR L2; 17.5-R25 XHA L3; 17.5-R25 L2/L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 16PR L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 GY L2/L3; 17.5-25 12PR L2, SNOW; 20.5 R25 L2 Snow, 3PC Rim; 20.5 R25 XHA-2 L3, 3PC Rim; 20.5-25 12PR; Solid Tires
Note (3)
The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 103 dB(A).
Note (4)
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Front
Fixed; Locking differential (standard)
Rear
Oscillating ±11 degrees; Locking differential (standard)