Sometimes, a person faces such complex tasks that special techniques are needed to solve them. It was for such tasks that was created the world's largest machines presented in today's top ten.
To work such huge trucks, bulldozers and shrews required engines with a capacity of thousands of horsepower, tons of metal and years of development.
- 10. Ford F650
- 9. Komatsu 960E-1
- 8. An-225
- 7. Terex MT 6300 AC
- 6. Krupp Digging Machine «KDM»
- 5. Komatsu D575A-3SD
- 4. BelAZ 75602
- 3. Terex 33-19 "Titan"
- 2. Liebherr T282 B
- 1. Caterpillar 797B
10. Ford F650
The world's largest production car is equipped with a 362 hp engine. The car mass is more than 10 tons, and the price starts from 53 thousand dollars. The length of the car is 8 meters, while the maximum speed is 120 km / h. The capacity of the impressive fuel tank is 255 liters, but on some models an additional tank is installed.
9. Komatsu 960E-1
These mining trucks are being manufactured at the Komatsu America Corp. plant.in Illinois. The carrying capacity of the machine is 327 tons. At the same time, the maximum speed of 960E-1 at full load reaches 65 km / h.
The world's largest is both the heaviest. To lift 640 thousand tons into a flying machine, 6 engines were installed. The An-225 flight range is 15,400 km. The wing span of the aircraft is 88.4 meters.
7. Terex MT 6300 AC
This quarry dump truck weighs 16.5 tons. In order to replace one wheel requires a team of 7 people and a special technique. The carrying capacity of this Australian car is 400 tons.
6. Krupp Digging Machine "KDM"
The world's largest digger is 95 meters in height, 215 in length and weighing 45,500 tons. The creation of the giant was spent $ 100 million. The machine is digging at a speed of 10 meters of the trench per minute.
5. Komatsu D575A-3SD
This Japanese bulldozer is the largest, the most expensive and the heaviest in the world. The weight of the D575A-3SD is almost 153 tons, i.е.as three modern tanks. The length of the bulldozer is 12.5 meters, width - 7.4 meters, height - 4.85 meters.
4. BelAZ 75602
The pride of Belarusian auto manufacturers weighs 621 tons, lifting capacity - 360 tons. The dump truck is equipped with a power of 3,546 hp.and electromechanical transmission. The maximum speed of BelAZ is 64 km / h.
3. Terex 33-19 "Titan"
The first variant of this dump truck was released in 1973.The carrying capacity of Terex 33-19 "Titan" is 320 tons, the weight without cargo is 231 tons. The maximum speed is 48 km / h. When the body is raised, the height of the truck is 17 meters. The machine has an engine capacity of 3,300 hp.volume of 169 liters.
2. Liebherr T282 B
The weight of the machine is 592 tons, the length is 14.5 meters. The dump truck comes with different engine options, the most powerful of which has a capacity of 90 liters( 3,650 hp).The cost of Liebherr T282 B - from 4 to 5.3 million dollars.
1. Caterpillar 797B
The cost of this "baby" - 3 400 thousand euros. And it's not surprising if you study the characteristics of the truck. The power of the 117-liter engine is 3550 hp. The carrying capacity is 345 tons, the maximum speed of the Caterpillar 797B at full load is 68 km / h.
The weight of the machine itself is 623 tons, and the weight of one wheel is 5 tons. And the tires for the 797B are manufactured exclusively by Michelin and there is one tire - $ 50 thousand.