Top 5 World's Biggest Machines in 2018
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Construction machinery is constantly developing, each producing company is struggling for the most powerful machine, for the most rugged and why not for the world's largest machine.
I have described in a previous article which are the most known and used brand in the field of construction. What would we find out and which are the biggest machines in this area in terms of their size.
Top 5 largest machines in the world:
5.P & H 2650 CX - This is a hybrid excavator produced by Komatsu and uses an innovative combination of diesel and electric equipment. Electric motors control basic functions such as cup operation. The machine is equipped with a bucket with a capacity of 65 tonnes. The hydraulically operated bucket allows the machine to dig in low earth banks and have a high breaking force. The power of the engine is 3200 hp, which can raise up to 127 tons.
4.Armofer - is a crawler excavator, having different attachments, mostly used in demolition field. The machine has an engine of 685 hp and the maximum speed of the machine is 5 km / h. The most appreciated thing in this excavator is the 27-meter-long arm.
3.RU 800S - This is a kind of robot wagon that helps in the construction of railways. This is one of the longest machines ever to be able to move independently, with 177 meters in length, and with additional platforms up to 800 meters. Its weight when loaded with all the necessary materials is 690 tons. It is used both to create new train tracks and to remove old ones. In a single hole, this machine can build about 200 meters of rail.
2.Liebherr P995 - This excavator is generally used in hydraulic engineering works. The total weight of the machine is about 380 tons, without the hitch it is attached to. The excavator is equipped with a diesel engine that has a power of 2830 hp. The length of the excavation boom is 25 meters and the cup has a capacity of 18 m3.
1.Bagger 288 - This excavator was considered the largest machine in the world, larger than the NASA carrier used to transport spacecraft. The machine was built in Germany at the end of 1978 and is largely used in coal mines. This machine is equipped with 18 cups with a capacity of 7 m3 each, and can extract up to 240,000 tons of coal in one day. The length of the excavator is 220 meters and a height of 93 meters.