Escorts Construction unveils first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 17 May 2022

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE), business segment the of Escorts launched NXT13DC CNG, claimed by the company to be India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane, with dual fuel (diesel & CNG) and RC2522, India’s first Mono Chassis safe crane with 25T lift capacity at the Excon 2022 in Bengaluru.

The newly launched NXT13DC CNG Crane in the 13-tonne class has a 49.5 HP BS III engine compatible with CNG and a robust straight axle backend. Developed with indigenous R&D, the NXT13DC CNG Crane is powered with hybrid engine, the crane offers a low operating cost and rear deck utility for the movement of material and manpower from one site to another.

The crane is equipped with front outriggers for stability and safety during erection or high height work. The newly launched RC2522, Mono Chassis Safe Crane with 25T lift capacity is equipped with anti-toppling features that provide enhanced safety on site and innovative technology that makes it superior to conventional machines.

According to Sanjeev Bajaj, Chief Executive at Escorts Construction Equipment said, “The ongoing push for infrastructure projects is expected to continue to increase the demand for stable, safer, advanced tech equipment and more productive solutions in construction and material handling equipment industry space and we at Escorts are already headed in that direction to aptly equip ourselves to cater to the demands of our customers.”

Escorts is also partnering the government across airport upgradation, Bharat Mala, Bullet trains, ports & bridges and intend to create a platform of cranes that will solve these issues and are not incremental to design changes.


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