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Terex Cranes | All-terrain Crane

The latest version of the all-terrain crane Demag AC 500-8 complies with the United States’ Tier 4 emission standards, which means that the unit now has access to the US market. As for the European markets, the crane also has boundless access as it complies with Euromot 4 standards. Technical highlight is the unit’s new and innovative IC-1 Plus control system. The IC-1 Plus control system is designed to provide the crane’s maximum allowable lifting capacity, based on the slewing angle, for every crane configuration. The new control system no longer limits the maximum lifting capacity to a pre-calculated, 360° load chart which was based on the most unstable position of the crane. Instantaneous capacity calculations allow customers to take full advantage of the maximum lifting capacity available at any given slewing position for any crane configuration. This advantage is particularly useful when working with reduced outrigger settings and reduced...

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