Link-Belt rolling out five cranes at CraneFest

24 April 2008

Link-Belt is showcasing five cranes and a boom attachment at its CraneFest “06 October 9-10 in Lexington, KY, ACT has learned. More than 700 are expected to attend the event in which Link-Belt will showcase rough terrain cranes, a lattice crawler, a telescopic crawler and two all-terrain cranes.

A source with the company said attendees will be able to see the new RTC- 8090 Series II, 90-ton and RTC- 8080 Series II, 80-ton version rough terrain cranes featuring a new boom design. Also at CraneFest is the 298 HSL, a 230-ton (208.7 mt) lattice boom crawler and the new TCC- 450, 45-ton (40.8 mt) telescopic crawler crane with rough terrain capability and crawler crane mobility and which uses HYLAB hydraulics. The ATC- 3275, 275-ton (220.0 mt) all terrain crane expands Link-Belt“s all terrain crane line-up and features the LoadCom system. This load radius compensating system will be displayed throughout the week on the ATC-3200, Link-Belt“s 200 ton (160 mt) all-terrain crane.

The company will also show a new angle boom attachment for the 110-ton capacity 218 HSL crawler crane. The new boom complements the existing luffer attachment. Attendees will also tour Link-Belt's “Lean Sigma” manufacturing plant along with “experience the Bluegrass with a touch of thoroughbreds and bourbon,” the company said.

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