Liebherr tower in 158 tonne overload test

12 December 2013

The 125 tonne capacity tower crane was revealed at Bauma 2013

The 125 tonne capacity tower crane was revealed at Bauma 2013

A Liebherr 1000 EC B 125 Litronic flat top tower crane has completed an overload test of 158 tonnes at the Liebherr-Werk Biberach factory in Germany.

The 125 tonne capacity tower crane was revealed at Germany's Bauma exhibition in April 2013. It has new climbing equipment for and a cable remote control for the hydraulic unit.

For the static overload tests the crane lifted 125 % of its maximum capacity, a company spokesperson said. The heaviest load lifted was 158 tonnes.

The new 1000 EC-B 125 Litronic is designed mainly for the erection of wind turbines and power station and plant construction.

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