HS 8100 at work on residential project in Puerto Rico

20 May 2019

Thirty two private oceanfront homes in Puerto Rico will have a firm foundation thanks to a Liebherr HS 8100 duty cycle crawler crane. Densification, Inc., a Virginia-based company, chose the crane to help prepare residential building lots as part of a multimillion dollar project within a five diamond resort. Densification is using a 20-ton weight dropped from 80 feet on the Puerto Rico project to prepare the site for further construction The lots should be ready for home building in early 2020.

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Densification, Inc. chose a Liebherr HS 8100 crane to perform dynamic soil compaction work on a luxury residential project in Puerto Rico. The work is part of readying the site for home construction in 2020.

The crane was transported from the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico and assembled at a remote job site. The design of the HS 8100 makes transport and setup efficient due to a self-assembly package that allows the crane to be unloaded and put together without the use of an assist crane.

The HS 8100 is a 100 ton-class purpose-built duty cycle crane with a maximum boom length of 194 feet and two 61,800 pound line pull winches. With a transport height of 10.4 feet and a transport width of 11.4 feet, the crane is easy to move and set up. The crane’s control system is based around color displays that clearly show machine and service data. Movements can be performed simultaneously, allowing for quick working cycles.

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Densification, Inc. chose a Liebherr HS 8100 crane to perform dynamic soil compaction work on a luxury residential project in Puerto Rico.

Densification chose a Liebherr crane because of confidence it will withstand tough duty cycle use. It’s easy to mobilize, simple to operate and complements Densification’s existing fleet of nearly two dozen cranes, the company said.

“The consistent performance of the HS 8100 gives us confidence the job will stay on schedule,” said Robert Shaffer, vice president, Densification, Inc.

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