New Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane for Fedeli
The people at Italian crane service provider Fedeli could barely wait to receive their brand new Demag® AC 160-5: “We were absolutely thrilled with the technical advantages offered by this crane, so we were dying to finally see it in our fleet,” highlights Filippo Fedeli during the handover. His father Alessandro and his sister Irene, who manage the company together with him, share that opinion without reservation.
They were particularly impressed by the innovative IC‑1 Plus control system, which determines the crane’s lifting capacity for every boom position as a function of the superstructure’s slewing angle so that the crane can always use the maximum capacity available to it. In addition, it is the most compact crane of its class with a width of 2.75 meters and a total length of 14.51 meters. “In combination with its 68-meter main boom, this makes it versatile beyond our wildest dreams,” says Alessandro Fedeli. He adds that the Demag AC 160-5’s axle load contributes to this as well, as the crane can travel on public roads within a 12-tonne axle load limit even when carrying a payload of 650 kilograms: “This means that we can forego the use of expensive escort vehicles for a bunch of assignments and keep things cost-effective for our customers. Thanks to this competitive advantage, our investment in this crane will pay for itself in no time,” he says with absolute confidence.