XGC28000 completes vacuum tower hoisting for China Sciences Group

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XGC28000 hoisting 750-tonnes tower in refinery.

On 25th Sep 2019, XCMG XGC2800 has completed the hoisting and installation of the vacuum tower into position. The tower weighs 660 tonnes, length 55 metres and a maximum diameter of 11.7 metres. The total lift weight is 750 tonnes and it is the largest components to hoist in the refinery project.

The lifting operation used XCMG XGC28000 crawler as the main crane and Demag CC2800-1 as the tailing crane. The entire lifting, tailing and positioning the tower takes only four hours to complete.

XCMG XGC28000 has been actively involved in refinery projects in the country since its induction at Bauma Shanghai 2010. It has raised the bar to 2,000-tonne capacity class in the domestic market for China, making significant milestones within the country and revolutionise the crane industry in China.