Backgrounder: World recorders created by construction equipment "made in China"
LAS VEGAS, March 5 (Xinhua) -- As the largest manufacturing country of construction equipment in the world, China has sent a dream team to show in 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest international trade show for the construction industries all around world that takes place every three years.
Chinese companies will prove they are all-round champion in the industry to 130,000 professionals joined the event from March. 7 to 11 as the country has created many world records in recent years. Here are some examples.
5200 tonne meters
Zoomlion developed the largest upper swivel horizontal boom tower crane with lifting torque of 5200 tonne meters in the world in 2010, which played critical role in the construction of a number of bridges over the Yangtze River.
4000 tonnes of crawler crane
In 2012 XCMG developed 4000 tonnes of crawler cranes, the largest crawler crane in the world, for the construction of nuclear power plants.
In 2012, Zoomlion developed the carbon fiber boom concrete pump with highest boom of 101 meters in the world.
On September 7, 2015, Sany created the world record of concrete pumping height of 621 meters in Tianjin.
3640 tonne meters
Yongmao Building Machinery developed the largest topless tower crane with maximum lifting torque of 3640 tonne meters in the world in 2016.
12 tonne wheel loader
The largest 12 tonne class wheel loader in China was developed by XCMG and Liugong.
400 tonne crawler excavator
The largest 400 tonne crawler excavator in China was developed by XCMG.
900 horsepower bulldozer
The largest 900 horsepower bulldozer in China was developed by Santui.