Furniture store demolished by Sennebogen excavator
By Leila Steed09 July 2019
The former Wangler furniture store in Regensburg, Germany has been demolished.
The building, which had stood empty for 10 years, was taken down by a 25-member demolition team via a controlled method using a Sennebogen 830 E demolition excavator.
The 45 t model, which has a reach of 19 m (62 ft) and a width of 4.5 m (14 ft 9 in), was used by to remove material and for on-site crushing and sorting.
Andreas Feigl, operator at Metz Erdbau, said: “Despite its compact dimensions, the 45 t machine is very stable. This is especially evident when we are handling high load capacities, I rarely noticed it vibrate or shake.”
The machine also features an elevating Maxcab with a 30 degree tilt that allows the operator a view height of 6 m (19 ft 8 in).
Christian Metz, founder and managing director of Metz Erdbau, said: “The Sennebogen 830 E comes out really well in the time-money-precision ratio.
“The low consumption of the economical stage V diesel engine and the fact that there is barely any downtime thanks to fewer refuelling stops and quick grab changes has completely won us over.”