Liebherr launches new crawler excavator

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:19

With an operating weight between 19t and 22t, the new Liebherr R 918 crawler excavator is ideal for earthmoving applications. A large selection of attachments makes the machine extremely flexible for more specific work.

The R 918 has an engine that complies with the Stage IV exhaust emissions standard and has a power rating of 120kW. The engine is equipped with a urea injection SCR system and an oxidation catalyst. A particulate filter is also available as an option. There is an optional automatic idle-stop when the engine is inactive.

The cab is equipped with a pneumatic seat with vertical and longitudinal absorption as standard and a fully retractable windscreen. The workstation is also equipped with a high-resolution 175mm colour touchscreen. The R 918  has unobstructed panoramic visibility and rear and lateral cameras as standard. The structure of the cab is resistant to rollovers and is ROPS-certified.

Besides an emergency exit at the rear window, the laminated and tinted windscreen and right window guarantee maximum safety in the event of impact.


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