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Thinking towards the future

Tadano sets benchmarks with the launch of two new all-terrain cranes, the ATF-100-4.1 and ATF-120-5.1, available from the end of 2019.

Tadano sets benchmarks with the launch of two new all-terrain cranes, the ATF-100-4.1 and ATF-120-5.1, available from the end of 2019.

Every new Tadano is an even better Tadano – that is the claim from the manufacturer and this is reinforced with the two new all-terrain cranes, the ATF-100-4.1 and ATF-120-5.1. By combining tried and tested features with innovations, operating companies, operation planners, and operators can still trust in the economical 2-engine concept, the efficient crane control AML-F, the innovative Lift Adjuster, and the unique jib HTLJ – telescopable even under load, one of the options available only from Tadano. There are new features as well. Among them, the ATF-100-4.1, in addition to the newest EUROMOT 5 standard, it features high axle load reserves and the performance of the 150t class. This is similar in the case of the ATF-120-5.1. All models are available from the end of 2019.

Strong lifting capacity and large radius

The centrepiece of both cranes is the new 60m main boom of the superstructure which is the same for both models. With it, the ATF-100-4.1 achieves lifting capacities that are way ahead of the competitive environment. The ATF-120-5.1, in turn, is consistently the most powerful crane in its class for radiuses between 16m and 56m. Another quality of the 120-5.1 is the high load-bearing capacity on the road. With a 12t axle load, 9.2t counterweight plus additional equipment may be taken along in addition to the 17.7m jib with integrated heavy-duty jib.

Optimised for specific jobs

The agile and compact ATF-100-4.1 scores particularly highly on narrow roads and confined construction sites. With the versatile ATF-120-5.1, you can do something that is not possible with any other five-axle crane – travel on public roads with an axle load below 10t or 48t total weight. And, even with 24t counterweight both cranes remain lean at 2.75m. Furthermore, the ATF-100-4.1 with full 30.4t ballast still has a tail swing radius of only 3.8m. With a maximum 35.4t counterweight, the ATF-120-5.1 still has a tail swing radius of only 4.0m.

Modular equipment, uncomplicated handling

As both models have the same superstructure, the jibs (3.5m to 31.7m) and counterweights can be used on either of the two cranes. Thanks to a hydraulic folding device, a single person can fold the jib transported next to the main boom and pin it via a crank handle from the ground.

Superb utility even in detail

In practice, it is often the details that simplify routine handling for users. For example, the unusually large luffing angle of 84.7° allows particularly small working radiuses. With a load radius of only 9m at 60m boom length, both cranes can be positioned very close to the object on confined construction sites. While on the road, the new ZF-TraXon gearbox with its hill-holder ensures high comfort and low wear on the clutch.

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