Link-Belt Latest Telescopic Crawler TCC-1100
Link-Belt TCC-1100. Photo source Link-Belt
Link-Belt will unveil a 100 metric ton TCC-1100 telescopic crawler crane at the ConExpo 2011 in Las Vegas, USA. The TCC-1100 is third in the Link-Belt telescopic crawler line. The TCC-1100 crane is larger in size and focuses on robustness, simplicity and reliability. This feature allows it to become easy to use equipment for a general contractor or rental fleet owner.
The TCC-1100 power boom, fabricated from ultra-high-strength steel and formed in Link-Belt's own boom production facility in Lexington, KY. The main boom is 150 feet (45.7 metre) long and incorporates Teflon wear pucks to eliminate the need for boom grease. Fly jib options include a 31-55-foot (9.4-16.7 m), three-piece bi-fold lattice fly and a 10-foot (3 m) heavy-lift fly. It has more than 20 tons (18.1 metric tons) of capacity and lift procedures for two-load-line picks. All flies offset to 2, 15, 30, and 45 degrees.
Onsite the crane can be started and the carbody outrigger jacks deployed via remote control. On its outriggers, the crane sits wider to give a more stable self-assembly platform. The TCC-1100 can work at three track gauges: 19 feet (5.8 m) fully extended, 14.4 feet (4.4 m) intermediate, and 12 feet (3.7 m) retracted. It has two travel speeds and can travel up to 1.7 miles per hour (2.7 kph) to spend less time traveling and more time lifting.
Powering the TCC-1100 is a Tier IV Cummins QSL engine producing 320 horsepower (239 kW) and driving a variable displacement piston pump package. Simple pilot valves distribute flow to all functions. The winches have 21,022 pounds (9,500 kg) of line pull and a maximum line speed of 431 feet (131.4 m) per minute. Other features of the TCC-1100 include tilting cab, a camera system for rear view and winches, 50,000 pounds (23 metric tons) of upper counterweight and 25,000 pounds (11 metric tons) of carbody counterweight and upper guard rails.