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Massey Ferguson 985 Loader

The Massey Ferguson 985 MSL loader is compatible with MF 8450, 8460, 8470, 8480 tractors. The front end loader has double acting boom and bucket hydraulic cylinders. The MF 985 loader has a lift capacity (at pivot pin) of 5335 lbs (2420 kg) to a maximum height of 189" (4800 mm) and breakout force of 7319 lbs (3320 kg) with bucket on ground. A full dump clearance with a 54-degree maximum dump angle is 149" (3780 mm).

The rated cycle times are 8.5 seconds raising to maximum height, and 2.2 seconds full bucket dumping. The Massey Ferguson 985 loader is equipped with a 95" (2400 mm) standard material bucket with a heaped capacity of 0.95 m3 (33.2 cu.ft), 102" (2600 mm) heavy-duty material bucket with a heaped capacity of 1.03 m3 (36.1 cu.ft), and 102" (2600 mm) high volume bucket with a rated capacity of 1.85 m3 (67.8 cu.ft).

Compatible Tractors
Tractor Models Massey Ferguson 8450, 8460, 8470, 8480
Front Tires 16.9R30
Rear Tires 18.4R46
Pump Capacity, gpm (lpm) 15.6 (59.0)
Hydraulic Pressure, psi (bar) 2900 (200)

Loader
Loader Model MF 985 MSL
Leveling Configuration Mechanical self leveling
Loader Weight, lbs (kg) 1778 (808)

Standard Material Bucket
Width, in (mm) 95 (2400)
Depth, in (mm) 32 (810)
Height, in (mm) 29.5 (750)
Heaped Capacity, cu.ft (m3) 33.2 (0.95)
Weight, lb (kg) 647 (294)

Heavy-Duty Material Bucket
Width, in (mm) 102 (2600)
Depth, in (mm) 34 (860)
Height, in (mm) 29.5 (750)
Heaped Capacity, cu.ft (m3) 36.1 (1.03)
Weight, lb (kg) 803 (365)

High Volume Bucket
Width, in (mm) 102 (2600)
Depth, in (mm) 43 (1090)
Height, in (mm) 38.5 (980)
Heaped Capacity, cu.ft (m3) 67.8 (1.85)
Weight, lb (kg) 975 (443)

Loader Dimensions
Maximum Lift Height to Pivot Pin, in (mm) 189 (4800)
Maximum Lift Height under Level Bucket, in (mm) 177 (4500)
Clearance with Bucket Dumped, in (mm) 149 (3780)
Reach at Maximum Lift Height, in (mm) 22 (560)
Maximum Dump Angle, degrees 54
Reach with Bucket on Ground, in (mm) 100 (2530)
Maximum Rollback Angle, degrees 40
Digging Depth, in (mm) 8 (210)

Operating Data
Lift Capacity to Max Height at Pivot Pins, lbs (kg) 5335 (2420)
Lift Capacity to Max Height at 31.5" (800 mm) forward of Pivot Pins, lbs (kg) 4696 (2130)
Max Breakout Force at Pivot Pins, lbs (kg) 7319 (3320)
Max Breakout Force at 31.5" (800 mm) forward of Pivot Pins, lbs (kg) 6283 (2850)

Cycle Times
Loader Raise, sec 8,5
Loader Lower, sec 5,5
Bucket Dump, sec 2,2

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