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Liebherr R972 excavator specs (1982 - 2024)

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The Liebherr R972 is a crawler excavator that has been manufactured since 1982. It weighs 63.7 tons and has a transport length of ... Read more

The Liebherr R972 is a crawler excavator that has been manufactured since 1982. It weighs 63.7 tons and has a transport length of 6.143 meters, a transport width of 4.004 meters, and a transport height of 3.985 meters. It has a dredging depth of 8.6 meters and a maximum reach horizontal of 12.9 meters. The bucket capacity is 3.2 U/min and the bucket width is 1.9 Nm. The track width is 600 HP.

Technical specs - R972 Liebherr


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  • Weight 63.7 t
  • Transport length 6.143 m
  • Transport width 4.004 m
  • Transport height 3.985 m
  • Bucket capacity 3.2 m³
  • Track width 600 mm
  • Max. Reach horizontal 12.9 m
  • Dredging depth 8.6 m
  • Bucket width 1.9 m
  • Model series R
  • Engine manuf. N/A
  • Engine type NTA855C-335
  • Engine power 250 kW
  • Revolutions at max torque 2100 rpm

More technical details, like: average fuel consumption, fuel consumption range (min - max), bucket capacity min., bucket capacity max., undercarriage, boom, tear-out force, dimension lxwxh, displacement, max. torque, no. of cylinders, cylinder bore x stroke, emission level are available in the full technical specs.

Basic model incl. ROPS cabin, traction drive, standard boom and standard bucket

Special equipment

  • Diesel particulate filter
  • Track adjustment
  • Blade
  • Cabin adjustment
  • Overload alert
  • Material Handling Excavator
  • Aircondition
  • Quick hitch hydr.
  • Quick hitch mech.

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