HSC launches 70 tonne crawler crane

By Laura Hatton19 February 2013

The 70 tonne capcity SCX700E crawler crane

The 70 tonne capcity SCX700E crawler crane

New from Hitachi Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Crane Co (HSC) in Japan is a 70 tonne capacity crawler crane.

The SCX700E is a scaled-up version of the 55 tonne capacity SCX550E. New features of the lattice boom crane include simple hydraulic and electrical systems and a lifting capacity of 70 tonnes at 3.7 metres radius, the company said.

The crane has a minimum basic boom length of 12 m and a maximum boom length of 54 m. It also includes a simplified winch system, a secondary boom hoist limiting device, an automated drum lock and a 1,040 mm wide operator cabin.

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