Cat Wheel Loaders:

990K Wheel Loader

Net Power
699.0 hp
Operating Weight
178517.0 lb
Bucket Capacities
7.4-14.9 m3 (9.7-19.5 yd3)
Engine Model
Cat® C27 ACERT™

Cat Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. The Cat 990 Wheel Loader has been a proven performer in mines, quarries and industrial applications around the world. The 990K brings all new levels of performance, safety, operator comfort and efficiency.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Net Power
    699.0hp
    Engine Model
    Cat® C27 ACERT™
    Net Power – SAE J1349
    699.0hp
    Bore
    5.4in
    Stroke
    6.0in
    Displacement
    1649.5in3
    Torque Rise
    18.0%
    Rated Speed
    1,800 rpm
    Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final OR Tier 2 Equivalent
    Net Power
    699HP
    Engine Model
    Cat® C27 ACERT™
    Bore
    5.4in
    Stroke
    6in
    Displacement
    1649.5in³
    Torque Rise
    18%
    Rated Speed
    1,800 rpm
    Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final OR Tier 2 Equivalent
    Net Power - SAE J1349
    699HP
    Gross - ISO 14396
    752HP
    Peak Torque - 1,200 rpm
    2624lb/ft
    Rated Speed - Gross - ISO 14396
    752HP
    Rated Speed - Gross - SAE J1995
    766HP
    Rated Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349 - High Ambient
    648HP
    Rated Speed - Net Power - SAE J1349 - Standard Ambient
    699HP
  • Operating Specifications

  • Operating Weight
    178517.0lb
    Rated Payload
    17.5tons
    Rated Payload – High Lift
    17.5tons
    Operating Weight
    178517lb
    Rated Payload
    17.5t
    Rated Payload - High Lift
    17.5ton (US)
    Rated Payload - High Lift (Face Material)
    17.5ton (US)
    Rated Payload - High Lift (Loose Material)
    22ton (US)
    Rated Payload - Standard (Face Material)
    17.5ton (US)
    Rated Payload - Standard (Loose Material)
    22ton (US)
    Rated Payload - Standard
    17.5ton (US)
    Bucket Capacity Range
    8.6 m³-10.0 m³ (11.25 yd³-13.0 yd³)
    Cat Truck Match - Standard
    773-775
    Cat Truck Match - High Lift
    775-777
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    7.4-14.9 m3 (9.7-19.5 yd3)
    Bucket Capacities
    7.4-14.9 m³ (9.7-19.5 yd³)
  • Transmission

  • Transmission Type
    Cat planetary power shift
    Forward 1
    4.5mph
    Forward 2
    8.3mph
    Forward 3
    14.2mph
    Reverse 1
    4.9mph
    Reverse 2
    9.1mph
    Reverse 3
    15.5mph
    Direct Drive - Forward 2
    8.5mph
    Direct Drive - Reverse 1
    5.4mph
    Direct Drive - Reverse 2
    9.6mph
    Transmission Type
    Cat planetary power shift
    Forward - 1
    4.5mile/h
    Forward - 2
    8.3mile/h
    Forward - 3
    14.2mile/h
    Reverse - 1
    4.9mile/h
    Reverse - 2
    9.1mile/h
    Reverse - 3
    15.5mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 2
    8.5mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 1
    5.4mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 2
    9.6mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 1
    Lock-up disabled
    Direct Drive - Forward 3
    15.2mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 3
    16.4mile/h
  • Axles

  • Front
    Fixed
    Rear
    Trunnion
    Oscillation Angle
    8.5°
    Front
    Fixed
    Rear
    Trunnion
    Oscillation Angle
    8.5°
  • Hydraulic Cycle Time

  • Rack Back
    4.3Seconds
    Raise
    8.2Seconds
    Dump
    2.9Seconds
    Lower Float Down
    3.6Seconds
    Total Hydraulic Cycle Time (empty bucket)
    13.8Seconds
  • Hydraulic System – Steering

  • Steering System – Circuit
    Pilot, load sensing
    Steering System – Pump
    Piston, variable displacement
    Total Steering Angle
    70°
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Fuel Tank
    294.3gal
    Cooling System
    54.9gal
    Transmission
    29.1gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Front
    71.6gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
    68.9gal
    Engine Crankcase
    20.0gal
    Hydraulic System Factory Fill
    210gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank - Implement and Hydraulic Fan
    68.9gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank - Steering and Braking
    34.9gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    294.3gal (US)
    Cooling System
    54.9gal (US)
    Transmission
    29.1gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front
    71.6gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear
    68.9gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase
    20gal (US)
  • Sound Performance – Standard

  • Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    115.0dB(A)
  • Hydraulic System – Lift/Tilt

  • Cylinders, Double Acting: Lift, Bore and Stroke
    235 mm × 1287 mm (9.3 in × 50.7 in)
    Cylinders, Double Acting: Tilt, Bore and Stroke
    292.1 mm × 820 mm (11.5 in × 32.3 in)
    Pilot System
    Open loop and pressure reducing
    Relief Valve Setting – Lift/Tilt
    4786.0psi
  • Sound Performance – Suppression

  • Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    113.0dB(A)
  • Brakes

  • Brakes
    SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
    Brakes
    SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
    Brakes
    SAE J1473 OCT90, ISO 3450:1992
  • Hydraulic Cycle Times

  • Lower
    3.7s
    Raise
    8.2s
    Dump
    2.9s
    Lower Float Down
    3.6s
    Rack Back
    4.3s
    Total Hydraulic Cycle Time - Empty Bucket
    13.8s
  • Hydraulic System - Steering

  • Relief Valve Setting - Steering
    4641psi
    Maximum Flow at 1,400 rpm
    94.5gal/min
    Steering System - Circuit
    Pilot, load sensing
    Steering System - Pump
    Piston, variable displacement
    Total Steering Angle
    70°
  • Sound Performance - Standard

  • Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    69dB(A)
    Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    115dB(A)
  • Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

  • Lift/Tilt System
    Variable displacement piston
    Maximum Flow at 1,800 rpm (1)
    216gal/min
    Maximum Flow at 1,800 rpm (2)
    22.2gal/min
    Relief Valve Setting
    507psi
    Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke
    235 mm × 1287 mm (9.3 in × 50.7 in)
    Cylinders, Double Acting - Tilt, Bore and Stroke
    292.1 mm × 820 mm (11.5 in × 32.3 in)
    Lift/Tilt System - Circuit
    Positive flow control
    Pilot System
    Open loop and pressure reducing
    Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt
    4786psi
  • Sound Performance - Suppression

  • Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    69dB(A)
    Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    113dB(A)

Equipment

  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioner and heater with automatic temperature control
    • Cab, sound-suppressed pressurized, protective structure (ROPS/FOPS), radio ready for (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-15 amp)
    • 12V power port for mobile phone or laptop connection
    • Camera, rear vision
    • Cigar lighter and ashtray
    • Coat hook
    • Electro-hydraulic tilt and lift controls (seat mounted)
    • Flip-up armrest
    • Heater and defroster
    • Horn, electric
    • Implement hydraulic lockout
    • Instrumentation, gauges:
      – Engine coolant temperature
      – Fuel level
      – Ground speed
      – Gear
      – Hydraulic oil temperature
      – Speedometer/tachometer
      – Torque converter temperature
    • Instrumentation, warning indicators:
      – Action alert system, three category
      – Automatic transmission model enable status
      – Brake malfunction
      – Bucket float status
      – Delayed engine shutdown status
      – Engine idle shutdown status
      – Engine malfunction
      – Fuel economy mode enable status
      – Hydraulic lockout
      – Lockup clutch enable status
      – Low fuel level
      – Parking brake status
      – Rimpull control enable status
      – Seatbelt warning
      – Secondary steering (if equipped)
      – Throttle lock status
      – Transmission gear
    • Keypad, control with indicator lights:
      – Auto trans mode speed range
      – Auto/manual transmission mode
      – Fuel economy mode
      – Implement kickout
      – Lockup clutch
      – Reduced rimpull
      – Throttle lock
    • Light, dome (cab)
    • Lunchbox and beverage holders
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Seat, Cat comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
    • STIC control system with steering lock
    • Tinted glass
    • Trainer seat with lap belt
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) 3G with graphical information display: external data port, customizable operator profiles, cycle timer, and integral Cat Production Measurement
      – Wet-arm wipers/washers (front, rear and corner) intermittent front wiper
  • Power Train
    • Brakes, full hydraulic, enclosed, oil-disc
    • Axle-shaft oil-disc service brake
    • Electro hydraulic parking brake
    • Case drain filters
    • Cat clean emission module (Tier 4 only)
    • Demand fan
    • Engine Cat C27 ACERT
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Ground level engine shutoff, bumper
    • Mufflers (under hood) (Tier 2 equivalent only)
    • Precleaner, engine air intake
    • Radiator, Aluminum Modular (AMR)
    • Separated cooling system
    • Starting aid, (ether) manual override
    • Throttle Lock
    • Torque Converter, Impeller Clutch with lock-up clutch feature and rimpull control system
    • Transmission, 534 mm (21 in) planetary power shift (electronic) (3F/3R)
  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 150 amp
    • Batteries, maintenance free (2 – 1,400 CCA)
    • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Deutsch component connectors
    • Electrical system, 24V
    • Electronic transmission control
    • Lighting system, halogen (front and rear) lighting, access stairway, engine compartment
    • Starter, electric
    • Starter lockout in bumper
    • Starting receptacle for emergency start
    • Transmission lockout in bumper
  • Other
    • Automatic bucket tilt/lift kickouts electronically adjustable from cab
    • Axle temperature sensor
    • Battery disconnect and jump start receptacle, bumper
    • Coupling, Caterpillar O-ring face seals
    • Economy mode with on demand throttle
    • Emergency platform egress
    • Engine, crankcase, 500 hour interval with CH4
    • Engine idle management features:
      – Auto idle kickdown
      – Delayed engine shutdown
      – Engine idle shutdown
    • Fenders, steel (front)
    • Guards, crankcase and power train
    • Grouped/labeled lube points
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Positive flow control hydraulic system
    • Product Link
    • Sight Gauges: hydraulic tanks, steering/fan and implement/brake, and transmission
    • Stairway, left and right rear access
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Toe kicks
    • Vandalism protection caplocks
    • Venturi stack
    • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
  • Power Train
    • –50° C (–58° F) antifreeze
    • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
    • Engine block heater 120V or 240V
    • High ambient cooling – software
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab precleaner
    • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
    • Satellite Sirius radio with Bluetooth
    • LED warning strobe
    • CB radio ready
    • Window sun shade
  • Miscellaneous Attachments
    • Front and rear roading fenders
    • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
    • Axle oscillation stop
    • Heavy duty cab mounts

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