Crawler machines

High stability on every surface

Handling extremely heavy loads in swift maneuvers.

While mobile material handling machines equipped with tires are limited to working on asphalt and paved surfaces, machines with crawler undercarriages are able to showcase their advantages on inadequately paved and yielding surfaces. This is the case at many wharfage facilities, where port operators are quick to show their preference for the sturdy and powerful crawler machines built by Fuchs®. In addition, a multitude of options is available for these machines depending on the ground and application involved: Mechanical and hydraulic track adjustment systems, XL-trac undercarriages for particularly tall pylons, and shoes optimized for each type of surface, among many other features, ensure that virtually no request or requirement will go unsatisfied with these mobile material handling machines.

Benefits of Fuchs® crawler machines

Tractive power par excellence on almost any surface.

Types of shoes for any surface

Sturdy triple-grouser shoes for unpaved surfaces. Flat shoes (with a width of up to 800 mm) exert a minimum amount of ground pressure even while handling large loads.

XL-trac undercarriage

For especially tall pylons with a height of up to 7 m, machines can be equipped with an XL-trac undercarriage.

Track adjustment systems: hydraulic or mechanical

Hydraulic adjustment systems get crawler undercarriages ready for transportation and operation the fastest, while mechanical adjustment systems are enormously sturdy and easy-to-maintain.

RHL860

Outstanding stability

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RHL860

Outstanding stability

  • Unwavering stability: The rock-solid undercarriage, featuring 800 mm flat shoes, forms a quadrangular base, enabling the unit to handle large loads in all turning directions.
  • Good outlook: A pylon with a total height of 3.3 m makes it possible to reach an eye level of up to 10 m – an ideal characteristic for port operations, where being able to see over the sides of vessels and into cargo holds is necessary.
  • Large dimensions: A reach of 18 m and an operating weight of 67 tonnes provide large working radii, the ability to handle large loads, and an excellent daily volume capacity when handling materials.
  • Low costs: The machine’s efficient electric drive keeps energy costs down to a minimum. In addition, the unit is much easier and cheaper to maintain than its diesel engine counterparts.
  • Versatile and flexible: Whether a cactus grab, a load hook, or a different attachment – attachments can be quickly changed to deal with the material being loaded, making the unit ideally suited to the flexibility involved in port operations.
  • Fueling is a thing of the past: Not having to stop for refueling increases productivity. Moreover, a 60-m cable reel and a plug-and-socket connection enable the machine to travel to different locations of use.

RHL880 XL-trac

Unloading ships in XL scale: bigger, stronger, better

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RHL880 XL-trac

Unloading ships in XL scale: bigger, stronger, better

  • Service weight: 95 tonnes
  • Motor: The RHL880 XL-trac operates with a highly efficient electric drive which saves an enormous amount of energy compared to diesel engines. The main drive delivers 250 kW while the total machine rating is 280 kW.
  • Cabin: Driving position: 12 m above ground. The seating position and controls in the cabin are highly ergonomic.
  • Projection: The maximum projection of 23 m and the stable base are extremely useful, for example when forming stockpiles.
  • Stable base: A special crawler undercarriage with integral support has been developed for the RHL880 XL-trac. Thanks to its extra large support base, the machine is perfectly stable.
  • Running gear: 800 mm wide flat steel shoes spread the weight with care.
  • Cycle times: The high torque of the electric motor, together with the extremely powerful hydraulic system, enable very short cycle times.
  • Mobility: The machine can be positioned anywhere thanks to its 70 m cable reel. The special twin cable reel allows standard size cables to be used which makes life much easier when spare parts are required. Thanks to a plug-in connection, the machine can be relocated in next to no time.
  • Reliability: The electric drive means there is no need for time consuming visits to the filling station, and the long maintenance intervals make the motor far superior to diesel engines.
  • Access system: All access points have been carefully secured and are approved by the BG BAU [German institution for statutory accident insurance and prevention for the construction industry].
  • Undercarriage: The undercarriage is 7 m high, though this can be adapted to suit customer requirements.
  • Attachments: 1.50 m3 clamshell grab.


    RHL340

    A stable view of your surroundings

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    RHL340

    A stable view of your surroundings

    • Ideal configuration: An operating weight of 32 tonnes and a reach of up to 13.7 m make the RHL340 a versatile powerhouse for countless applications.
    • Perfect match: The unit’s undercarriage is not simply a modified excavator undercarriage, but was specifically designed to meet the machine’s unique requirements. This has resulted in an especially large base and a large working radius even under heavy loads.
    • Simple and sturdy: The mechanical track adjustment system, which comes as standard, makes it possible to easily switch between the unit’s transportation and working positions. The system is practically maintenance-free and extremely sturdy.
    • Adaptable: Customers can choose between grouser and flat shoes depending on the characteristics of the ground on which the unit will be operated.
    • Raised position: The fact that the crawler machine has been equipped with a pylon gives operators a clear line of sight into containers, shredders, and shears and provides an ideal allaround view in challenging working environments.
    • Ergonomic: An air-conditioned cab, a back-friendly seat, and perfectly laid out controls ensure fatigue-free work.

    RHL380

    Rock-solid stability on any ground

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    RHL380

    Rock-solid stability on any ground

    • Powerful versatility: With an operating weight of 70 tonnes and a working radius of up to 22 m, the RHL380 X-trac is a versatile powerhouse that can be used for recycling operations, mining projects, and other demanding assignments involving bulk materials.
    • Way up on top: The machine can pile up material to a maximum height of 13 m at a reach of 22 m. This eliminates the cumbersome approach of using several small excavators at different levels.
    • Wide track shoes: Flat shoes with a width of 800 mm are optionally available, and enable the machine to gently move on soft and sensitive surfaces.
    • Custom attachments: The machine can be equipped with custom grabs adapted to the specific loads being handled in order to maximize handling efficiency.
    • Intelligent limiter: Special sensors can limit the grab’s reach according to the load chart. This makes it possible to prevent load-related errors when working with large handling volumes.
    • Fuel efficient: Despite its sheer power, the machine has extremely low fuel consumption levels, which lengthens the time between refueling stops and lowers operating costs.
    • Everything in plain sight: The height-adjustable cab with large windows gives operators an outstanding view of their area even in difficult work environments.
    • Excellent service: The Fuchs® global service network ensures that customers will always be able to count on reliable service and fast spare parts procurement on any continent.