The Kobelco SL16000 J-H, one of the biggest crawler cranes in Japan, laying a flyover.
Cranes and those operating them
MIC Co., Ltd. knows all about cranes. Two senior executives and the operator of the SL16000J-H share their thoughts and discuss policy.
MIC and big cranes
The colorful crane was decked out in the MIC colors of red, yellow, blue, and green. It looked great even at nighttime…
The requirements of a good crane operator
It was actually a special day for Kobelco. It saw the unveiling of the long-awaited SL16000J-H…
Cranes in action
Ceremony in the morning offering prayers for safety. The crane working late at night. The mood at the site once this big job was over.
Assembling the crane
A huge crane like the SL16000J-H can’t travel along a road. It has to be transported to a site in parts and assembled. It’s a job that has to be done in an organized and systematic manner. The assembly usually takes about a week. Few people know the ins and outs of assembling a crane. Let’s see how it’s done!
Step1. Assembling the crawler units
Step4. Attaching the center frame to the carbody
Step8. Mounting the back super structure
Step12. Raising the heavy-lift mast
Step16. Assembling the counterweight dolly
Step20. Attaching the counterweight dolly to the main body
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