CATERPILLAR TRACK CRANES. HOISTING, HAULING, AND SPECIAL MACHINERY FOR CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION WORK: SELECTED PARTS.
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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The designs and parameters are given for caterpillar cranes with the mechanical, electrical, and diesel-electrical drives being used for loading-unloading, installation, and special works. The report encompasses the basic nomenclature of 3 to 75 ton lifting capacity caterpillar cranes manufactured by Soviet industry. The report includes cranes which were previously manufactured and which are widely used, as well as cranes whose models were tested and which were recommended for serial production. Information is given about the purpose of the cranes, a brief discription of their design, detailed technical characteristics, cable-rigging diagrams, the electric, kinematic, hydraulic, and pneumatic diagrams, as well as the summary tables containing basic technical data of caterpillar cranes. The description of each crane includes its operations, variations of a combination of them, as well as variations of rigging by additional forms of changeable equipment. Author