LR 1500 - powerful, smart, compact.

  • Simple and powerful:

    The main hoist unit means the crane can move with all hoists up to its maximum lifting capacity.

  • Compact:

    Lifting capacities of a 550 USt / 500 t crane with the dimensions of a 440 USt / 400 t crane.

  • Easy to transport:

    All transport weights below 99,200 lb / 45 t and 9' 10" / 3 m width for global transport without restrictions.

  • Simple moving with a load:

    The ballast trailer enables the crane to move with a load on the hook without any problems.

  • Easy to adjust:

    The derrick radius can be adjusted from 30 ft / 9 m to 53 ft / 16 m.

  • Smart solutions:

    Central ballast comprises a lower number of concrete sections for fast installation – the topmost section provides a safe walkway for the undercarriage.

LR 1500

The LR 1500 crawler crane delivers the lifting capacities of the 500 tonne (550 USt) crawler crane class throughout its operating range whilst having the dimensions and component weights which have previously been normal in the 400 tonne (440 USt) class. It features compact dimensions and can be transported throughout the world without restrictions due to its components having a maximum weight of 45 t (99,200 lb) and a maximum width of 3 m (9 ft). The LR 1500 cannot just be transported easily and at low cost, but is also simple to set up and operate. Its powerful main hoist unit can handle all hoists up to the maximum lifting capacity. This means there is no need for a second winch in dual mode for heavyweight hoists.

Max. load capacity 500 t
Max. hoist height 164 m
Max. radius 144 m

Technical data

Max. load capacity 500 t
at radius 7.50 m
Main boom, lightweight/heavyweight up to 132 m
Max. load torque 5,896 tm
Derrick boom 30.0 m
Central ballast 40 t
Counterweight at superstructure 170 t
Derrick ballast 280 t
Engine power 350 kW

Downloads

Ballast systems

Derrick-Counterweight [m/t]

270 t derrick counterweight optional VarioTray

Boom/jib combinations

Boom/jib combinations [m/t]

Boom/jib combinations [ft/lb]

Videos

Liebherr Crawler Crane LR 1500

Liebherr Crawler Crane LR 1500

Call up video

Gas turbine from ship to power plant – HKV uses three Liebherr 500 tonne cranes:

HKV Schmitz+Partner GmbH from Cologne used three Liebherr 500 tonne cranes to transport a gas turbine from the port at Chempark Dormagen to a new power plant in Cologne. Two LTM 1500-8.1 cranes hoisted the turbine out of a freighter onto a heavy haulage vehicle and an LR 1500 then positioned it at the plant.

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Liebherr unveils new 500 tonne LR 1500 crawler crane:

Liebherr unveils the LR 1500 with a maximum lifting capacity of 500 tonnes at its customer open days. The crawler crane delivers the lifting capacities of the 500 tonne crawler crane class throughout its operating range whilst having the dimensions and component weights which have previously been normal in the 400 tonne class.

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