With a rated lift capacity of 230 tons, the Link-Belt 298 HSL lattice-boom crawler crane is available with a range of main-boom lengths (60 to 270 feet) and with a range of jib options ((30 to 90 feet). According to the 298 HSL's Jib Attachment Working Range diagram, the maximum boom-and-jib combination yields a tip height of 365 feet. The crane uses a Mitsubishi diesel engine (rated at 365 horsepower) that drives the unit's seven hydraulic pumps. The lift drums are 35 inches wide, and the new crane has an available line pull of 55,000 pounds. The 298 HSL can handle 160,000 pounds of upper counterweight and 60,000 pounds of lower counterweight.
Staff | September 28, 2010