Tadano Launch GR-1300XL-4 130 US tons Capacity Rough Terrain Crane for North America
The Tadano Group has announced the launch of the GR-1300XL-4 rough terrain crane for the North American market. Tadano’s rough terrain cranes are known throughout the industry for their uncompromising and reliable performance, high maneuverability, and paramount safety. The GR-1300XL-4 continues this legacy and expands Tadano’s rough terrain offerings into the 130 US tons weight class, equipping even more customers with a versatile machine featuring a long boom concept and compact design that can thrive in the harshest conditions.
The GR-1300XL-4 is redefining the rough terrain crane market. Its six-section boom can extend up to 183.7 feet using a reliable telescoping pinning system, making it the longest boom of any rough terrain crane in the 130 US tons weight class. Tadano’s “Smart Chart” is also on-board, allowing the crane’s work performance to be maximized. With a compact carrier length of just 28 feet on a two-axle system and a self-removable counterweight, the GR-1300XL-4 can be transported to job sites easily and efficiently.
Powering the GR-1300XL-4 is a 280 horsepower Cummins B6.7 engine capable of producing a maximum of 280HP (209kW) and 850ft-lb (1,152Nm) of torque. Its transmission has five forward speeds that are complimented by four unique steering modes. The GR-1300XL-4 also comes with 20-degree tiltable cab for improved safety, visibility, and comfort, and is controlled by Tadano’s AML-E2 system on a large, 10.4-inch multifunction display that is pressure-sensitive to handle gloved operation.
Designed with safety as its highest priority, the GR-1300XL-4 is equipped with the Tadano View System, a three-camera network that offers right front, rear view, and blind spot views to assist with safe crane operation and driving. The GR-1300XL-4 also includes Tadano’s Clearance Sonar system that integrates four proximity sensors into the rear fender of the crane to audibly and visually alert the operator of any obstacles behind, while also serving as a blind spot warning system.
The newly-developed pump disconnect function automatically stops operation of the crane’s hydraulic pump if the crane is not operated for a certain period of time. This function contributes to a reduction in fuel consumption. The crane is also equipped with functions such as the Fuel Monitoring System, Eco-Mode, and Positive Control that support environmentally-friendly operations by reducing CO2 emissions, improving fuel consumption, and reducing noise.
Tadano’s HELLO-NET telematics web information service records the crane’s operation status using mobile communications, as well as positional information via GPS and maintenance data. Tadano shares information about the product in use and offers advanced customer support and service.
HELLO-DATA LINK connects cranes to mobile devices via wireless LAN, allowing you to receive operating status, indications, error codes, and other information in real-time from outside the cab to help streamline crane maintenance.