Germany : Liebherr crawler tractor PR 766: Update in the 50 tonne category.
Best performance and high level of efficiency
As a result of the hydrostatic drive in the PR 766, the speed of the diesel engine can be kept constant in practical use regardless of the required load. The unit therefore always runs at the optimum efficient speed. The fact that speed fluctuations are avoided, sets the Liebherr travel drive apart from all other large crawler tractor drive concepts currently available on the market. Essential drivetrain components are developed in-house and optimally coordinated, which increases the efficiency of the system as a whole. As with all of Liebherr's Generation 6 crawler tractors, the PR 766 comes equipped with the ECO function . This gives the driver the opportunity to choose between high performance and maximum efficiency. In lightweight to moderately heavy applications, the ECO control system ensures increased efficiency and therefore additional fuel savings compared to conventional drive concepts. The proactive power adjustment is another innovative feature of Generation 6. This involves both internal engine and external machine parameters being recorded, such as the deflection of the drive joystick, and the engine power is automatically increased for a short period based on the current demand. As well as enhanced response behaviour, this results in a noticeable improvement in performance capability and torque output. The new PR 766 Litronic is equipped with an oscillating undercarriage as standard. This allows the track rollers to be flexibly adapted to the surface. As a result, the machine's traction, but also its smooth running, is significantly increased, particularly when used on stony ground. Unevenness in the ground is ironed out through the elastic suspension and impact loads are reduced to a minimum. This not only increases comfort for the driver, but also improves the service life of the undercarriage and reduces the wear on the installed components and the steel structure. When operating crawler tractors in low temperatures, Liebherr offers numerous special options ex-works, which have been developed in close collaboration with end users.
Driver comfort and intuitive operation
The large cab in the PR 766 is identical to the driver's platform in the 70 tonne PR 776 crawler tractor launched in 2016. During the development of this new driver's platform, the focus was placed on simple and safe machine operability. The driver will get to grips with the interior of the modern cab designed for maximum comfort immediately and intuitively. With Liebherr's successful single-lever operation, the driver can control all driving and steering movements with just one joystick. The spacious work area in the PR 766 provides the best conditions for effortless work. The special features in the cab include the centralised control elements and the touch-controlled colour display, as well as many storage areas and a climate-controlled storage compartment. The driver can use the central display to intuitively control important operating parameters, such as the ECO function, the travel drive's response behaviour and the steering, and use comfort and safety functions, for example the rear view camera, which is fitted as a standard.
The driver can adjust the control elements for the travel drive, blade and rear-mounted ripper to the most suitable ergonomic position for them. The ergonomically optimised shaping of the joystick makes working as comfortable as possible. The desired travelling speed range can be preselected directly on the joystick. This way, control of the tractor can be apportioned precisely, especially at low speed. Driver detection takes place automatically by means of the integrated seat contact switch, without the driver having to actuate a safety lever. The joystick for the rear-mounted ripper is a new feature; this can now be adjusted in two axes and serves as a handle for the driver during the ripping process. The modern design of Liebherr's new PR 766 offers the driver an excellent view in all directions, which makes work particularly efficient and increases safety in daily use. Edges which slope away on all sides and the all-round panoramic window ensure ideal panoramic visibility of the land, as well as the blade and rear-mounted ripper.
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|Date:||Oct 25, 2017|
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