New truck cranes from China
26 February 2008
In pride of place in the lifting equipment section of the XCMG stand at the recent BICES exhibition in China was the SQ16SK5Q truck crane (pictured in yellow). The crane has a 16,000 kg maximum lifting capacity and a maximum lifting moment of 40 tonne-metres. The crane weighs 6,200 kg and the upper five-section boom has continuous slewing.
Also on display at the show in Beijing last month was the new Yutong YTSQ16 truck crane. The new model has a load moment rating of 400 kN-metres and a maximum lifting capacity of 16,000 kg. Rotation is 360 degrees, maximum working radius is 14.3 m and maximum working height is 17.5 m. Yutong is based in Zhengzhou.