LeTourneau L-2350

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The P&H L-2350 Wheel Loader (formerly the L-2350 loader) is a loader used for surface mining. It is manufactured by Komatsu Limited. It holds the Guinness World Record for Biggest Earth Mover. Designed to center-load haul trucks with capacities of up to 400 tons, the L-2350 provides an operating payload of 160,000 pounds, a 24-foot lift height, and an 11.5-foot reach.

History[edit]

The L-2350 was originally manufactured by LeTourneau Inc. LeTourneau Inc. was acquired by Marathon in 1972, Rowan Companies in 1986, and Joy Global in 2011.[1]

Joy Global renamed the equipment as the P&H L-2350.

Specifications[edit]

  • Operational weight 260 tons
  • 2300 Horsepower
  • 16 Cylinder 65.0 Litre Detroit Diesel 4-cycle Turbocharged Aftercooler Engine (2300 hp) or 16 cylinder 60.0 Litre Cummins Diesel 4-cycle Turbocharged Aftercooler Engine (2300 hp)
  • Hydraulic lifting payload 72 tons
  • Standard Bucket 40,52 m³
  • FuelTank 3974.68 Litre
  • Hydraulic Oil 1230 Litre
  • Tyres 70/70-57 SRG DT (diameter 4 m and width 1.78 m)[2][3]
  • Cost $1.5M (2012)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ shipbuilding history.com Archived 2016-03-13 at the Wayback Machine.- Retrieved 2016-02-26
  2. ^ LeTourneau mining products Archived 2012-09-13 at Archive.is
  3. ^ L-2350 spec Archived 2012-01-20 at the Wayback Machine.

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