The main field of application of a log handler is the fast, maneuverable and, in particular, mobile transport of logs within industrial plant premises and timber handling terminals. Especially in wood-processing companies such as sawmills, paper or pulp mills, but also for transhipment in ports and inland ports, the Liebherr Log Handler is considered to be a robust, reliable and powerful machine.
At this stage, several test devices have already demonstrated their capabilities to selected customers. The LRS LH was particularly convincing with its impressive grapple capacity of 8.2 m² and an unprecedented load curve. The working area of the machine is characterised by a stacking height and an outreach of over 8 metres each.
The new Liebherr Log Handler combines all the advantages of the well-known LRS series for container handling, with a wide range of modifications specially designed for timber handling. Thanks to numerous parallels to the common reachstacker, the construction of the new device could benefit from many experiences. In addition, the Log Handler - like all Liebherr-Reachstackers - is equipped with a stepless, hydrostatic drive. It is characterised above all by reduced fuel consumption and excellent driving performance.