World's Mega Machine
# World’s Largest Wheel Loader
The L-2350 loader from American earthmoving machinery manufacturer LeTourneau Inc. holds the Guinness World Record for Biggest Earth Mover. LeTourneau's 2,300 horsepower (1,715 kW) L-2350 offers a standard operating capacity of 160,000 pounds (72,574 kg) and a standard 53 cubic yard (40.52 m³) bucket. Its large loading height assures center-loading of haul trucks with payload ratings of 320 - 400+ ton (290 - 363+ tonne).
LeTourneau's proven SR drive technology delivers a high level of performance and reliability.The LeTourneau Integrated Network Control System (LINCS®) is designed to help operators meet the challenges of even the most demanding surface mining applications. LINCS® provides instant, real-time feedback for operators, providing a wealth of information to adjust performance according to conditions.In fact, the L-2350 is the only wheel loader in the world that is designed to load the bigger Terex MT6300s."The L-2350 moves material quickly and efficiently and this loader provides more versatility than ever before,” said Lindsay Neven, General Manager, LeTourneau Technologies, at the company’s Head Office in Brisbane.
Operational weight: 258 tons
- 16 Cylinder 65.0 Litre Detroit Diesel 4-cycle Turbocharged Aftercooler Engine (2300 hp) or 16 cylinder 60.0 Litre Cummins Diesel 4-cycle Turbocharged Aftercooler Engine (2300 hp)
- Hydraulic lifting payload 72 tons Standard Bucket 40,52 m³
- FuelTank 3974.68 Litre
- Hydraulic Oil 1230 Litre
- Tyres 70/70-57 SRG DT (diameter 4 m and width 1.78 m)
- Cost $1.5M (2012)