2,000 tonne crawler stars on XCMG stand

25 November 2010

Chinese manufacturer XCMG has trumped its range-topping XGC28000 lattice boom crawler crane, picture

Chinese manufacturer XCMG has trumped its range-topping XGC28000 lattice boom crawler crane, pictured, with the 88,000 tonne-metre maximum load moment XGC88000

A 2,000 tonne capacity lattice boom crawler crane was the highlight of the XCMG stand at the 2010 Bauma China exhibition.

The XGC28000 is rated at 2,000 tonnes capacity at 14 m radius.

The maximum load moment rating is 28,000 tonne-metres and the maximum boom and jib combination is 156 m.

Another new XCMG crawler on show was the 500 tonne capacity QUY500W alongside the 2,000 tonne capacity XGC28000. The 500 tonner is a development of the 450 tonne capacity model seen at the last Bauma China exhibition in Novemeber 2008.

Other new cranes on show from XCMG included 1,200 and 800 tonne capacity wheeled mobile telescopic cranes and the RT 100, a 100 tonne capacity rough terrain.

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