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Friday, August 19, 2022
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New innovations to the fore for Liebherr at bauma 2022

LIEBHERR has announced plans to show a vast array of new products at bauma 2022 – both indoor and outdoor.

Outdoor, the manufacturer is planning to showcase its latest earthmoving and material handling technology including two revamped series of Generation 8 wheel loaders and a new Generation 8 crawler excavator in the form of the R 928, which will be equipped with a semi-automatic machine control.

The manufacturer will also present the A 922 Rail Litronic for the first time at bauma with a hydrostatic drive concept and new LIKUFIX quick coupling system, as well as the TA 230 Litronic articulated dump truck.

In the field of material handling technology, attendees will see the LH 22 M Industry Litronic for use in tree care and the timber industry. With the LH 26 M Industry E and LH 150 M Port E, Liebherr will also display two electric material handlers for applications in recycling and port handling.

The manufacturer said it will also provide an insight into the company’s work in alternative drive concepts. Practical applications of current and future alternative drive technologies for earthmoving machines and material handling technology will be presented. Practical concepts as well as construction equipment and material handlers powered by different primary energy sources such as diesel, HVO, electricity and hydrogen are set to be showcased.

Machines set to highlight the work of alternative concepts include Liebherr’s first battery-electric wheel loader and first battery-electric telehandler.

Liebherr Mining will unveil a new mid-size class hydraulic excavator – the second Generation 8 machine within the portfolio. The T 274 305-tonne mining truck will be on display, featuring a demonstration of the Trolley Assist System.

The mobile and crawler cranes segment will present several digital products, including applications in the new MyLiebherr customer portal such as the Crane Finder, the Crane Planner 2.0, the digital mobile crane licence, fleet management, and new telemetrics application.The new compact crane LTC 1050-3.1 is equipped with an electric motor in addition to the conventional drive. This means crane movements can also be executed using electricity. The new version of the compact 50-tonne machine helps reduce emissions.

With the slogan ‘Game changer for tomorrow’s energy’, Liebherr will also present the new LR 12500-1.0 crawler crane, boasting 2,500-tonne load-bearing capacity. The manufacturer said the designs of the rotating platforms and the main boom ‘set new standards’ because the wide main boom gives the crane the stability of a power boom.

Indoor, Liebherr will highlight its portfolio of attachments and quick coupling systems. The new Liebherr 2-in-1 bucket will also be in attendance, combining tool, backhoe bucket and face shovel attachment in a single product.

The new generation of tiltrotators will be represented with the TR 20B, described as ‘even more durable’ with the new die-cast housing and steel bushes. For industrial material handling technology there is the new multi-tine grab GMM 35-5 with the fully automatic coupling system MH 40C LIKUFIX for quick change of attachments.