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Tadano launches 60 tonne truck crane to the Australian market

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article image The Tadano 60 tonne truck cranes are designed to meet the Australian Bridge Formula

Tadano Oceania is pleased to announce that its new GT-600EX model truck crane has arrived on the Australian Market.

This roadable 60 metric tonne truck crane, built in Japan and is available worldwide.

The cranes are designed to meet the Australian Bridge Formula while carrying their whole counterweight and accessories including fly jib, 2nd winch and hooks. Peter Shelton, Operations Manager of Tadano Oceania explained that the new Tadano GT-600EX fills a void in the Australian market.

“The previous Tadano truck crane, the Tadano GT550-EX, was a major force in Australia. Now with the release of the new GT-600-EX model the market again has access to one of the best quality, best equipped and best performing truck cranes available in the world today.”

The Tadano GT-600EX has a lifting capacity of 60 metric tonnes at a 3m radius and features a hydraulic round box construction type boom and bi-fold fly jib. When fully extended, the boom is capable of reaching 43m with a fly jib length of 8.8m to 15.2m. To assist with travelling and lifting performance truck crane structure is mounted on a Tadano own-brand chassis.

The GT-600EX truck crane has a maximum speed of 84km/h and is also equipped with a hydraulic suspension system to ensure comfortable road driving, even at high speeds.

Shelton continued to explain, “We are able to sell and support this new model Tadano crane in Australia as one of the biggest capacity road legal, truck cranes in the industry. It is ideal for general crane hire customers, as well as being well suited to companies that need a truck crane with height capability as well as lift capability.”

The truck cranes also feature Tadano’s latest model monitor, an easy to view Automatic Moment Limiter (AML). The monitor displays data readouts for boom length, boom angle, load radius, swing position, and actual load, as well as total rated load, outrigger position, jib length and jib offset angle. Additionally, the AML will detect any overload, helping to prevent damage to the boom and reduce the risk of overturning the crane.

Tadano Oceania will be showcasing one of the first demonstration units from the Tadano factory at the annual CICA conference. Following this, the GT-600EX model truck crane will be relocated to the Tadano facility in Darra, Brisbane, where it will be used especially for customer demonstrations.

Personal demonstration bookings can be made through regional Tadano representatives.

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