Kobelco to showcase G-2 series at ConExpo
By Hannah Sundermeyer05 March 2020
Three of the G-2 series models will be the main attractions at the Kobelco Crane division exhibit at ConExpo-Con/Agg.
On display at the Las Vegas tradeshow will be the 110 ton CK1100G-2, 275 ton CK2750G-2, 330 ton CK3300G-2 (SHL version – 385 tons) and a service training simulator. These crane models have been engineered using input from customer’s actual jobsite experiences; incorporating ease of transport, ease of assembly and disassembly, and many other user-friendly concepts, the company said. Features include cab commonality throughout the product line, incorporating hydraulic over hydraulic design controls for exceptional controllability and reliability. Two-speed swing and two-speed travel systems provide the power and manoeuvrability that crawler crane users expect in a multitude of job site conditions.
Other features of the G-2 Series include boom, carbody, and track side frame structures designed with ease of transport in mind. Large touch screen design LMI’s feature intuitive controls for ease of operator programming, and the LMI screens feature gauge clusters with a vast amount of operating condition information. The LMI’s also come with standard additional load charts programmed, such as reduced counterweight, barge and clamshell. The cab also includes a standard swing limiter for jobsite safety.
The CK1100G-2 has a maximum lifting capacity of 220,000 pounds. Its boom length spans from 40 to 200 feet. Its fixed jib offers a maximum lifting capacity of 24,000 pounds. The maximum combination between the boom and jib is 250 feet.
The CK2750G-2 has a maximum lifting capacity of 550,000 pounds. Its boom configuration can range from 50 to 300 feet. The maximum length 100 foot fixed jib offers a maximum lifting capacity of 58,200 pounds. The maximum combination of boom and fixed jib is 350 feet.
In 2018 Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., announced the launch of their new CK3300G-2 hydraulic crawler crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 330 tons for standard crane, and 385 tons with a Super Heavy Lift (SHL) attachment. There are numerous CK3300G-2’s now working on various job sites in North America, but ConExpo is the first time Kobelco will exhibit this new model in North America.
These cranes are well-suited to work in a full range of applications across a wide variety of industries, from pile driving to steel erection, tilt-wall work, industrial equipment installation, and other heavy lifting jobs.