Liebherr Diggers (Excavators)
Liebherr has been manufacturing construction equipment since 1949. The company first began by building a tower crane.
When this machine became a huge success, the company began to expand their product list. It now includes some of the finest
construction machinery available.
One of the most popular machines they manufactured are
Liebherr excavators (diggers)
. Liebherr produces
two types of excavators, the wheeled and the crawler. Both types are hydraulically controlled and are built with the highest
standards in the business. Liebherr develops their own drive-line technology. All of the machines have diesel engines and
The wheeled excavators are often used for large projects, including civil engineering, demolition
and mining. There are currently 8 different wheeled excavator models available. The smallest of these is the A900 C Litronic.
It has an operating weight of up to 42,800 pounds and a 129 HP engine. The largest wheeled digger is the A974 B Litronic Material
Handler. This massive machine has an operating weight ranging between 259,300 and 280,000 pounds. The engine output is 490 HP.
The 6 other models in this class of excavators fall within the two mentioned. The operating weights and engine output differ,
as does grapple capacity.
are tailor-made and can include optional
attachments. There are 15 different machines available. The machine chosen should relate directly to the site work. The smallest
of these is the R 914 C Litronic. It has an operating weight of 57,165 pounds, 157 HP engine and a maximum backhoe capacity of 1.85
cubic yards. The largest and most powerful excavator made by Liebherr is the R 9800. This machine has a maximum operating weight
of 1,772,517 pounds, an engine output of 4000HP and a backhoe capacity of 54.9 cubic yards. Each of the 15 crawler diggers are
available with attachments, including a bottom-dump bucket and a demolition attachment.
Liebherr continues to manufacture
some of the most powerful excavators on the market. These machines are designed and developed using only the finest materials and
production meets the highest industry standards.