Rough Terrain Crane Information
|Max Cap||55 US Tons|
Tadano GR-550XL-2 Crane Overview and Specifications
Official Manufacturer Model Name: Tadano GR-550XL-2
The Tadano GR-550XL‑2 is a hydraulic rough terrain crane. Thoughtfully designed components combined with the latest technology and durable material this crane is versatile and intuitive to handle. Equipped is an Eco mode system function that controls the quantity of hydraulic pump emission during crane operation in response to the amount of movement applied, thereby minimizing the fuel consumption and carbon footprint.
The GR-550XL‑2 has a max. lifting capacity of 50 metric tons (55 U.S. tons) and the max. boom length is 34.7 m (114 ft). This model has a 15.2 m (50 ft) two-stage bi-fold lattice-type jib that can be attached. Composed of 4 sections, a full power partially synchronized telescoping boom, and rectangular box construction with 4 sheaves at the boom head. The slewing ring uses a hydraulic axial piston motor driven through a planetary slewing speed reducer that allows continuous 360˚ full-circle slewing on a ball-bearing.
The hydraulics system pump consists of 2 variable piston pumps for crane functions. A tandem gear pump for steering, slewing, and optional equipment. Powered by a carrier engine. Pump disconnect for the crane is engaged/disengaged by a rotary switch from the operator’s cab. Outriggers come with this crane, 4 hydraulic, beam, and jack outriggers can be safely deployed asymmetrically. The AML‑E system detects extension and provides maximum lifting capacity for the surrounding area of the crane. What differentiates the GR-550XL‑2 from the GR-550XL‑3 is its hoist and auxiliary hoist capacity, the GR-550XL‑2 can hold more
This crane features a turbo-charged Cummins QSB6.7 6 cylinder diesel engine, pushing 210 HP. Equipped with hydraulic power steering controlled by the steering wheel. 3 steering modes are available: 2 wheel front, 4 wheel coordinated, and 4 wheel crab.
Both the crane and drive operations can be performed from one cab mounted on a rotating superstructure. Standard is a TADANO electronic Load Moment Indicator system (AML‑C), letting the operator know with indicators, warnings, and functions in real-time. Using telematic you can manage your crane via the Internet, providing information about operational status, position, and maintenance.
If you are interested in learning more about the Tadano GR-550XL-2, please contact one of Bigge’s sales professionals at 1 (888) 897-2444.
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