Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 - Ainscough

Ainscough is one of the largest crane rental companies in the United Kingdom with over 400 cranes. The headquarter is based in Wigan (UK). This Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 was in London Stratford (UK) used to dismantle a Potain MR 295.

It is a 300-tonne crane on a 6-axle crane carrier.

The crane is fitted here with 76 tonnes of counterweight, that has a 5.6 meter tailswing. This crane has the suitable "UK ballast" where it is possible to keep 13 tonnes of counterweight on the undercarriage during transport. With the other version that is only 6 tonnes.

The outrigger base measures 8.9 x 8.5 meters.

The crane is preparing here the disassembly of the jib, this was later postponed due to the harsh wind.

Next to the base section of the main boom is hanging a 12.5 - 21 meter long bi-fold swingaway jib. The jib is hydraulically in an angle between 0 and 40 degrees adjustable.

The next day, the crane is lifting here the counter jib of 7.5 tonnes down.

The main boom with a total length of 78 meters is here extended up to 68.2 meters.

Packed is the crane 17.45 meters long, 3 meters wide and 4 meters high. The transport mass of the crane is approx. 90 tonnes including the jib and 13 tonnes of counterweight.

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