Liebherr RL 56 Litronic Pipelayer Makes Global Premiere

Tier 4 Final RL 56 features increased lifting capacity for an extended operating range

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The first Generation 6 model pipelayer, the RL 56 Litronic, has a lifting capacity of 158,733 lbs. and is driven by a 281-hp Liebherr Tier 4 Final diesel engine using Selective Catalytic Reduction technology (SCR) with no DPF required.

  • Engine operates at constant low 1.800 rpm for reduced fuel consumption and long component life
  • Demand-controlled hydraulic cooling system keeps noise level to a minimum
  • Features a selectable ECO-mode and load-sensing implement hydraulics 
  • Hydrostatic travel drive with compact component arrangement provide an extremely low center of gravity
  • Precise and infinite speed control without gear shifting of the Liebherr driveline ensures safe transportation of the load
  • Extra-long undercarriage offer maximum stability, especially on inclines
  • Maximum lifting capacities available over the entire working range
  • Hydraulically powered winch permits stepless and precise speed control of the load hook
  • Automatic safety brake holds the load securely
  • Large, acoustically insulated, ergonomically designed cab with touch-controlled system display and angled operator seat for optimal view of load
  • Standard tilting operator cab provides fast and easy access to all important components of the travel drive and hydraulics
  • Optional overload warning device with automatic power cut-off helps the operator anticipate critical load situations
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