Liebherr R 918 Crawler Excavator For Demolition Work
ECD (Etude Conseil Démolition) recently invested in a new Liebherr R 918 crawler excavator specifically for demolition work.
The French demolition company Etude Conseil Démolition (ECD) works mainly in the city of Paris and therefore needs a compact machine which is easy to transport for demolition work on inner city construction sites.
With a width of only 2.5 m the Liebherr R 918 crawler excavator can be moved easily from one job-site to another without the need for special transport, a huge advantage for a company which works on several construction sites simultaneously.
The crawler excavator comes from the standard model series and was configured by Liebherr-France SAS to the customer’s requirements.
The company adapted the R 918 to the particular demolition requirements right down to the very last detail. Liebherr was the only manufacturer able to implement the option to equip the excavator with a straight boom. A height of just 1.30 m can be reached with this solution - which is roughly half a floor-height.
The Liebherr R 918 crawler excavator with an operating weight of approx. 21 tonnes is equipped with a Liebherr diesel engine with a power rating of 95 kW / 129 HP.
It boasts a straight monoblock boom of 5.45 m and a stick of 2.70 m, a NLC travel mechanism with track gauge of 2000 mm, B60 chains with triple grouser track pads of 500 mm, and a heavy 2.5 t. counterweight .
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