LB 16 unplugged Drilling rig

The LB 16 unplugged is the first battery-powered drilling rig in the world. With the electro-hydraulic version, Liebherr presents the deep foundation machine with alternative drive concept. The brand-new Liebherr model is operated by battery without a cable, therefore: unplugged. There are no restrictions in performance and application of the LB 16 unplugged when compared to the conventional version.
Operating weight 55.0 t
Max. torque 180 kNm
Kelly drilling, max. drilling depth 34.5 m
Kelly drilling, max. drilling diameter 1,500 mm

Features

Comfort

Comfort

This includes a modern air-conditioning system with improved airflow, an optimized field of vision and reduced noise protection, as well as an orthopaedic operator’s seat with integrated heating and cooling.

Local Zero Emission

Local Zero Emission

The machine causes no local emissions and significantly less noise. Thus, the drilling rig is also suitable for operation in areas sensitive to noise.

Battery

Battery

The battery is designed to last for a 10-hour working day and can be simply recharged using a conventional jobsite electric supply (32 A, 63 A). Using a 125 A supply, the battery can be fast-charged in barely 7 hours.

Electric engine

Electric engine

The innovative Liebherr machine has an electric engine with a system power rating of 265 kW.

Technical data

Operating weight 55.0 t
Max. torque 180 kNm
Max. winch line pull 160 kN
Max. crowd force 200 kN
Engine power 265 kW
Kelly drilling, max. drilling depth 34.5 m
Kelly drilling, max. drilling diameter 1,500 mm
Double rotary drilling, max. drilling depth 11.4 m
Double rotary drilling, max. drilling diameter 508 mm
Min. transport width 2,800 mm
Min. transport height 3,420 mm

Downloads

Accessories

Ground Pressure Visualization

Ground Pressure Visualization

The Ground Pressure Visualization calculates the current ground pressure of the machine in real time and compares it with the specified safety limits of the relevant jobsite.

Applications

Double rotary drilling

Double rotary drilling

Double rotary drilling combines continuous flight auger drilling with a continuous casing. more

Continuous flight auger drilling

Continuous flight auger drilling

The loosened soil material is continuously conveyed to the surface using a continuous auger, the so-called continuous flight auger. more

Kelly drilling

Kelly drilling

Kelly drilling belongs to the most common dry rotary drilling methods. Soil and rock material is conveyed to the surface discontinuously with relatively short rotary drilling tools. more

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LB 16 unplugged in operation

LB 16 unplugged in operation

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LB 16 unplugged

LB 16 unplugged

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LIPOS - Liebherr Positioning System

LIPOS - Liebherr Positioning System

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Training

Training

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Ground Pressure Visualization

Ground Pressure Visualization

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Image film – Deep foundation machines and applications

Image film – Deep foundation machines and applications

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Diagnosis screen and remote control

Diagnosis screen and remote control

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Foundation methods

Deep foundation machines from Liebherr can be applied for all common drilling methods, for slurry wall installation and soil improvement. Methods and applications

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