WATCH: The Most Powerful Mobile Crane in The World – Liebherr LTM
Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 is both the most and the highest lifting of the telescopic cranes in the world. Its capacity is 1,200 tons, and its telescopic boom, which consists of eight sections, can be extended to a length of 100 meters. In the case of lifting very heavy structures at high altitude can be suspended on a crane counterweight weighing up to 200 tons.
The mechanisms of the crane driven by a 6-cylinder engine capacity of 367 hp (270 kW). And one eight-cylinder engine, rated at 680 hp (500 kW) drives the self-propelled crane chassis having axes 9 with the wheels 18. The telescopic boom, weighing 100 tons, in the folded position fits in the dimensions 20 meter platform tractor, and the width of the whole structure, is three meters, allows the crane to move freely on the roads, where it will be impossible to smuggle a bulky lifting equipment.