New wind cranes from Sany America
25 April 2011
Sany America is teaming with Sany Electric at the Wind Power Expo in Anaheim, CA from May 22-25 to demonstrate the a new solution for the wind power industry. Sany's booth in at WindPower 2011 will feature both wind turbine equipment on display as well as information on the newest Sany crawler crane products designed for the wind power industry.
Sany America has added to its crawler crane lineup serving the wind power industry. In addition to the SCC3000WE and the SCC6500WE crawler cranes. The SCC8300 was unveiled at Con-Expo in March 2011 with its new wind energy fixed jib attachment.
The SCC3000WE was the first wind energy crane in Sany's fleet. Featuring a Cummins QSM11 engine with a maximum horsepower rating of 400 hp, the crane's main and auxiliary winches use 26 mm wire rope and have a maximum line pull of 30800 lbs. The main boom is 282 feet long and when combined with the 23-foot fixed jib extension used for wind mill erection, can reach to 312 foot tip height. At this height, the SCC3000WE can lift more than 80 US tons at 45 foot radius, the company said.
The SCC6500WE was designed for the bigger, taller towers and can reach with its 335 foot main boom and 40 foot jib an impressive 400 foot tip height. At this height with its jib at 0 degree offset the crane can lift over 120 US tons; at 20 degree offset, it still lifts 94 US tons, the company said. This crane features a 440 hp Deutz engine, 28 mm wire rope and 36,000 lb line pull.
For maximum flexibilitythe SCC8300 offers six other boom configurations in addition to its 59 foot wind energy jib. Its width is less than 10 feet and its main body breaks down to less than 100,000 pounds. The crane's maximum tip height is over 515 feet. It comes with a 400 hp Cummins QSM11 engine, 28 mm wire rope and 33,000 lb line pull.