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Liebherr machines for material handling
For 50 years Liebherr has been developing and producing powerful handling machines, rope excavators, reach stackers, wheel loaders, telescopic loaders, graders and crawler loaders for industrial use. Our attachments and customer service successfully complement our product range for handling scrap, timber, waste and bulk material.
The requirements for the various types of handling machine are extremely demanding – they must be particularly robust, powerful, durable and reliable. They must be able to work smoothly and efficiently throughout both day and night.
Continuous development enables Liebherr to satisfy special customer requirements with consummate ease. Hydraulic elevating cabs on handling machines, reinforced P kinematics on wheel loaders and electric drives for cost-efficient machine operation are just a few examples of special configurations for handling goods.
Working with various metals and scrap is a task which demands maximum robustness from handling machines. To deliver maximum performance, scrap handling machines must also be extremely powerful and reliable. Long operating hours and minimal maintenance breaks are important factors to keep scrap handling cost-efficient. Mobile and crawler handling machines are suitable for sorting metal scrap and old iron. Features such as piston rod guards, cab safety grilles and safety glass make Liebherr handling machines safe helpers at scrapyards. Liebherr wheel loaders with parallel kinematics are ideal for loading trucks and feeding shredders.
Liebherr has a wide range of machines for handling goods at ports. They complement the Liebherr maritime crane portfolio for port operations.
Efficiency is the key to success in port handling. The high payloads and long reach of port handling machines ensure fast handling of piece and bulk goods. The “High Rise” model version with its raised tower provides a perfect view of the working area, for example inside a vessel.. A number of boom and stick variations enable you to modify your Liebherr handling machine to suit your individual working area.
There are ever new standards to meet in waste management – especially challenging are noise and emissions limits for machines operating indoors. Liebherr can supply the perfect solutions: Special recycling packages for handling machines, crawler loaders and graders simplify compliance with regulations and deliver reliable protection from dust particles. Furthermore, our electric handling machines can prove extremely beneficial in these situations.
The main jobs of material handling machines in timber yards include sorting tree trunks, feeding sorting systems and loading and unloading trucks and wagons. Liebherr manufactures timber handling machines specially developed for these jobs. The Liebherr LogHandler has a special hoist unit to enable it to pick up tree trunks, and when combined with Liebherr log grapples, they ensure maximum handling capacity. The Timber series of handling machines feature a rigid cab elevation and height adjustable trailer couplings for trailer use. Graders and crawler loaders feature dust filter systems and fire safety equipment to ensure safe timber handling.
The perfect machine for every application
Mobile handling machines are extremely versatile and deliver high handling capacity for every type of application. Whether it is sorting recycled materials, recycling metal scrap or timber and port handling, these machines are powerful, economical, easy to service and, above all, reliable. The equipment and attachments on handling machines are available in a very wide range of versions and therefore always perfectly tailored to your individual application.
The perfect machine for every application
Crawler handling machines guarantee extraordinarily high capacity through their modern, robust, innovative design. They are effective, powerful, economical and fuel-efficient and also increase handling capacity thanks to featuring the latest engine and hydraulic technology developed by Liebherr. The equipment and attachments on handling machines are available in a very wide range of versions and therefore always perfectly tailored to your individual application.
Functional handling solution for every terminal
Liebherr reach stackers deliver a wide range of highly efficient innovations, a comfortable, ergonomic design and some very impressive performance features. That makes them highly versatile handling solutions for all types of terminals.
Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes are all-rounders
They can particularly show off their strengths when material handling. Whether that means dredging, operation with a dragline bucket or with a grapple, Liebherr rope excavators are designed specifically for these applications and deliver high handling rates.
The industrial hoist unit on the L 550, L 556, L 566 and L 580 XPower wheel loaders and the parallel kinematics on L 526 – L 546 wheel loader series deliver particularly high torque in the upper hoist unit range, making them the perfect solution for industrial use.
The innovative drive concepts on Liebherr wheel loaders reduce fuel consumption by up to 30%. In addition, they suffer minimal tyre wear and practically no brake wear, whilst delivering maximum handling capacity and efficiency.
A versatile all-rounder
Liebherr customers now have an especially versatile machine at their disposal in the form of the L 509 Tele telescopic wheel loader. Liebherr has combined the hoist height and reach of a regular telescopic handler with the productive handling capacity of a classic wheel loader. The new L 509 Tele telescopic wheel loader therefore combines the benefits of two machine classes in a single product. The Speeder version of the Liebherr L 509 stereo loader was used as a basis for the development work. That means that the new telescopic wheel loader features time-tested stereo steering and, thanks to its powerful hydrostatic travel drive, has a standard top speed of 38 km/h. It also meets the requirements of emissions stage V / Tier 4f.
Impressive at every level – the multi-talented material handling machine
One of the aims in industrial material handling is to maximise the use of storage areas – length times width times height. This is where Liebherr telescopic handlers can prove their strengths as powerful universal machines – fast and manoeuvrable with powerful working hydraulics, for storing large quantities of material right up to the roof.
Innovative drive concept and components from in-house production
Power and innovative technology – those are the trademarks of Liebherr graders. Whether they are used for tough ripping work or for transferring large quantities of materials, Liebherr graders are always impressive due to their outstanding performance and economy.
Manoeuvrable universal machine on any surface
Whether they are used on domestic waste or landfill sites – Liebherr crawler loaders are multi-talented operators during every phase from construction and operation to refurbishment. They can be used to install and pre-compact waste as well as to apply covering layers, for material handling and for various auxiliary jobs.
The sorting grapple is the classic tool for recycling and sorting. The grapples are designed for effective loading and for feeding of sorting, shredding and treatment systems as well as for the delicate, precise separation of materials. There are four different sizes to choose from, each with three shell versions, depending on machine type, job and material.
Liebherr multi-tine grapples have been developed and built for coarse scrap handling. The four different shell shapes specially designed to suit the properties of the specific scrap type ensure excellent penetration and safe handling of the scrap. Four- or five-tine grabs are also available depending on the machine size and the material form and properties. A robust, yet lightweight design ensures a long service life despite the rigours of this work.
Wood grapples are the perfect solution for effective timber handling. Various tong designs ensure fast, safe transport or handling at timber yards, in sawmills or in industry. The grapples have been developed for a wide range of timber quantities and types. Timber transport and handling machines, log handlers and reach stackers can be fitted with Liebherr wood grapples.
Clamshell grabs are perfect for the low cost handling of bulk goods of all types. The clamshell can be fitted with a bulk shell for handling coarse grain, bulk goods or lightweight goods, such as frozen coal, whilst grab shells with teeth are also available. The high fill level and excellent design of the shells and their low net weight ensures maximum productivity. The appropriate clamshell is available for every handling machine with a whole range of options.
Liebherr developed the MH 40B LIKUFIX and MH 110B LIKUFIX quick coupling systems to enable pendulous attachments to be changed in seconds without having to leave the cab. During the coupling process, all hydraulic and electrical lines are connected or disconnected at the touch of a button. This enables the attachment to be tailored to the material for handling quickly and flexibly. This, in turn, massively increases the productivity and economy of the handling machine.
The wide-reeling cable drum ensures that the cable is stored in the right place and safely at all times. This reduces the risk of running over it. The cable drum also delivers increased mobility and therefore ensures longer machine availability.
The machine combines tried and tested technology with a new electric drive concept – low maintenance, low noise and no requirement to comply with emissions standards.
Large coolers with wide mesh deliver excellent cooling performance. The recycling package features a reversible fan and the air conditioning condenser in a separate position to delay the engine and cooler becoming contaminated to ensure high machine availability.
The handling machine can be fitted with an optional working area limit for jobs which require a limited working area. Every possible dimension can be adjusted for this purpose – height, depth, reach and proximity. This can prevent collisions and the resulting component damage.
Telescopic loader in action
Jüly Abfallservice GesmbH uses a Liebherr T 60-9s telescopic handler to tackle its demanding, wide-ranging tasks.
Electric handling machine in action
Wiederkehr Recycling AG recycle scrap from all over Europe at its site. An A 944 C High Rise Litronic is used to pre-sort the material whilst a stationary Liebherr EP 944 C handling machine is used to feed the shredder.
Liebherr reach stackers in Central and South America
Liebherr reach stackers are now in action at ports around Central and South America.
Everything under control – Liebherr service in Sweden
Downtime at the sawmill is not an option. Follow the journey of a spare part from the warehouse up to its installation by a Liebherr service partner.
INTUSI means interactive user interface and it represents smart human-machine communication. The interface creates a link between the analogue and digital worlds. The new control system helps the machine operator to control the machine and makes his work even faster and safer.
The smart assistance systems for Liebherr wheel loaders help the operator with his daily work. They include active personnel detection at the rear, the new joystick control and the integral tyre pressure monitoring system. All of these are solutions to improve safety and comfort and to improve performance.
The LH 22 M Industry mobile handling machine shows what it can do with the Woodcracker for a tree care job.
Not only do they look good – in both the standard version and the “S” machine, our telescopic handlers are great in action as well. The infinitely variable hydrostatic travel drive and the comfort cab, with all-round view, enable you to work in a relaxed, productive atmosphere.
Whether it is for sorting materials, recycling or for handling timber or port materials, performance and reliability are two features which have a significant bearing on success for material handling.
The only correct response is a complete package of powerful machines and services tailored to the precise requirements. Our services are designed to provide you with the best possible support in your everyday work.
Do you want to maintain and service your machine yourself? Use intervals quickly and flexibly to complete service work? The documentation available online and the spare parts shop in MyLiebherr enables you to access all the information you require with just a few clicks.
Use our sophisticated logistics for fast deliveries of the parts you require, all in genuine quality of course. That will enable you to work efficiently. And if you’re not sure what to do next, our experts are just a phone call away.
Do you want to keep your running costs under review at all times and ideally be able to calculate in advance how much using the machine will cost? Our LiDAT fleet management system supplies you with valuable information about your machine use and its fuel consumption.
Liebherr’s CarePacks tailored to your needs show you in advance precisely what costs you can expect to ensure that your machine will continue to perform at its best tomorrow. We also offer low cost solutions for older machines with our Reman range.
You are not just interested in short term success, you want to be successful in the long term. Do you regard success not just as your turnover, but also satisfied customers and contributing to successfully protecting resources?
Our extensive service network delivers consistency and a basis for planning, today and in the future with our experts available 24/7. Our genuine parts and service experts ensure that your machines retain their value. Our LiDAT fleet management system provides you with all the main machine data at a glance to help your commercial success. The Reman range not only saves you money but also protects valuable resources.
Wheeled and crawler excavators, wheel loaders, telescopic handlers, bulldozers and crawler loaders for every job.
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