UpLoad - The magazine for customers and friends of mobile and crawler cranes | 2018

Energy revolution 2.0 – the green electricity storage facility

Energy revolution 2.0 – the green electricity storage facility

One of the most exciting systems of the future in the energy revolution is currently being constructed near Schwäbisch Hall. The "Gaildorf green electricity storage facility" pilot project sees wind turbines combined with a decentralised pumped-storage power plant make green energy storable for the first time, making it available flexibly.

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Moments

Moments

Whether they are new, particularly powerful or stunningly beautiful – in the following we have captured some extraordinary crane moments for you and posterity.

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The fascination of models

The fascination of models

From really big to absolutely tiny. The world of models has a particular attraction and fascinates almost everybody.

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Extending service life

Extending service life

A hoist rope has a tense life – in every sense of the word. Harald Rieger explains how to take care of a rope so that it lasts longer.

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A new star in the 4-axle sky

A new star in the 4-axle sky

The LTM 1090-4.2 is a shining example of sophisticated mobile crane technology – high lifting capacities, variable driving states, ECOdrive, ECOmode, VarioBase®, VarioBallast® and much more make it a flexible, economical, powerful all-rounder.

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On your marks

On your marks

The LTM 1450-8.1 is a genuine all-rounder. Its powerful boom has a large range and can complete crane jobs normally reserved for the 500-tonne class in many areas.

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Not a vision, a visionary

Not a vision, a visionary

With its new SX boom system, Liebherr has achieved a significant performance upgrade in terms of hoist height and lifting capacity for its LR 1750/2 and LG 1750 lattice boom cranes.

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Slow ballast? You've got to be joking

Slow ballast? You've got to be joking

Unbolting rather than unstacking: The innovative VarioTray® ballast system enables the central section of the suspended ballast to be simply unbolted.

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The safe alternative

The safe alternative

Liebherr now also builds rough-terrain cranes. The LRT 1090-2.1 with a lifting capacity of 90 tonnes and the LRT 1100-2.1 with a lifting capacity of 100 tonnes deliver maximum safety, off-road capability, performance and flexibility.

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Going to the playground at 60

Going to the playground at 60

For almost 60 years the St. Benedikt worked as a liner on the Achensee in Austria. Recently two LTM 1350-6.1 cranes lifted the 82-tonne ship on land after it was replaced by a new one.

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