XUZHOU, China, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The world’s leading construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG has held a blockbuster launch on April 18 in Xuzhou, China, releasing 17 truck cranes and all-terrain cranes in the new G-series production line. Smart technology, green power and ultra-performance were highlighted.
"The G-series has accomplished 15 technological breakthroughs at the highest level, six of which were introduced for the first time in the industry worldwide, through the hoisting machinery department’s efforts, we wish to reach a new starting point that continues to challenge creativity and innovation," said Lu Chuan, vice president of XCMG Construction Machinery Co Ltd.
The six breakthroughs of the G-series are as follows:
- Intelligent crane boom technology
- Intelligent crane travelling control system
- Intelligent hoisting planning and implementation system
- Low-speed, high-torque power transmission system
- New energy saving hydraulic system
- Crane energy recovery technology
The 17 truck cranes and all-terrain cranes greatly improve operation efficiency, accuracy and safety. The green energy saving technology reduces the average MPG by 12 percent and increases energy utilization by 15 percent while improving the grade ability by 45 percent. The ultra-performance of the G-series cranes is testified by the up to 15 percent improvement in operation capability compared to products of the same tonnage.
One centerpiece of the G-series launch is the XCA100E, the all-terrain crane is equipped with new energy-saving hydraulic system and intelligent boom design as well as a smart travelling control system.
The G-series was jointly designed by top XCMG researchers in Europe, North America, Brazil and China through advanced global product data management platform with the industry 4.0 concept that centers on groundbreaking innovation, user-friendly principle and sustainable development, promptly adapting to the changes in the global construction machinery industry.
"The G-series benefits from the vast information and data provided by our integrated platforms, the high quality standards, achieved by 33 precise technological designs in safety, maintenance convenience and fluent operation, are living our ‘people oriented’ concept to its fullest," Lu said.
XCMG is a multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company with a history of 73 years. It currently ranks fifth in the world’s construction machinery industry. XCMG products are served in more than 170 countries and regions around the world.