Chinese crane manufacturer claimed to have unveiled the largest crawler crane in the world with its 4,500-tonne SCC45000A.
The 4,500-tonne monster has a maximum load moment of 98,000 tonne/metres in its twin-boom configuration.
It features a 126.5 metre main boom plus a 15.5 to 48.5 metre fixed jib, while a 30.5 to 108.5 luffing jib can be added for a maximum system length of 216.5 metres. It has a 62-metre twin Superlift back mast/derrick boom which provides a ballast radius of 28 to 37 metres for its tracked counterweight system.
The crane can also be set up with a single boom with a maximum capacity of 2,000 tonnes. In this configuration, it offers a main boom length of 108.5 metres or 102 metres with an 18.5 fixed jib. A 108.5-metre luffing jib can also be installed on a 96-metre main boom, with a 53-metre derrick boom and suspended counterweight radius of 27.5 to 33.5 metres.
The first unit has been taken by Shandong based heavy lifting and haulage specialist WH Lifting. Check out the video below!