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Tadano launches 145 tonne RT

Tadano has launched a 145 tonne/160 ton Rough Terrain crane, the GR-1600XL-2 on a three axle chassis.

The new crane, the largest Tadano RT to date, features a 61 metre, six section main boom, with a new rounded profile design and single telescope cylinder. A two part 10.2 to 17.9 metre bi-fold offsetable swingaway extension takes the maximum tip height to 78 metres and a maximum radius of over 60 metres. The crane cab also tilts for improved visibility and operator comfort.
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The Tadano GR-1600XL-2

The new 6x4x6 chassis boast four mode all wheel steer for a turning radius of 9.9 metres the crane can self-install and remove its counterweight and outriggers for easy transportation. Overall length is just over 16 metres, with a 10.2 metre long by 3.3 metre wide chassis and an overall height of 3.78 metres.

The unit features Tadano’s asymmetrical, multi-position outrigger setup with automatic monitoring and load chart selection as well as a ‘soft stop’ function that brings the motion of the crane to a slow stop automatically before it reaches the limits of allowed capacity.
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The Tadano GR-1600XL-2 features a six section 61m boom

Features incorporated from Tadano’s XL-2 series include: the Hello-Net system that allows crane activity to be monitored from a computer or mobile device, Eco-mode and Positive control systems for reduced fuel consumption and a fuel monitoring system designed to minimise environmental impact and reduce CO2 emissions.