Product of the Week: Liebherr R 956 crawler excavator

Therese Dunphy

July 10, 2014


With its kinematics and hydraulic power, the new R 956 crawler excavator, from Liebherr, is designed with increased breakout and digging forces for tough operating conditions.

The unit weighs in at 117,945 to 123,020 pounds, depending on configuration, and is powered by a 322-horsepower, Tier 4 interim engine.

An automatic idling system helps to optimize fuel consumption, along with two-stage turbocharging with intercooler, which increases power at low revs.

A “Regeneration Plus” function allows for accelerated lowering of the boom without sacrificing power.

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