3 May 2019, 09:00
A concept catches on.
The PALFINGER Mounting Competence Center (MCC) stands for optimised interfaces between loader cranes and trucks and innovative, custom mounting solutions, in order to guarantee maximum performance from the overall system for customers, dealers and service partners all over the world.
The steadily increasing demand for complete vehicles and individual mounting solutions from PALFINGER means that a further location in Solec, Poland, will be added from 2019 to supplement the MCC at Lengau. This new location is intended to relieve pressure on final assembly with new assembly stations and increase the current capacity of 200 mountings per year to up to 500 mountings per year by 2020. Capacity increases like this are also made possible by consistent enhancements to the development and assembly process. You can find a small selection below:
New front stabiliser kits from the factory
The new front stabiliser kits from the factory that will be presented at bauma 2019 are intended to make mounting even quicker and easier. Due to their innovative, very compact design, they can also significantly reduce the total length of the vehicle. The single or dual stabiliser kits will be available for vehicles from Volvo and MAN. There will also be a single stabiliser kit for the Mercedes Arocs in the foreseeable future.
Customised subframe modules
For the TEC cranes up to 30 mt, customised subframes are available for mountings without additional stabilisers. For such individual subframes delivery times from the order date can be kept very short at the MCC – thanks to a modular concept and optimised in-house processes. The frames are available either with or without unmounted attachments, and also with side plates and attrition plates already welded on. This preparation reduces the assembly time during mounting considerably, because it means that the crane only has to be positioned and screwed on tightly using the new fixing and anti-twist protection system.
Innovative mounting solutions available immediately
On the PALdrive platform, PALFINGER offers its customers a high-quality selection of complete and used vehicles for when you are in a hurry. Or, if customers are impressed by solutions and want to see the latest MCC innovations up close, like at bauma 2019. The solutions on show include an MAN TGS with a PK 200002 L SH, a Scania G500 with a PK 135.002 TEC 7, mounted on a semi-trailer tractor with swap body, a Volvo FMX tipper truck with a battery-operated PK 18502-SH and a Volvo FM with a PK 37.002 TEC 7 and drywall installation superstructure.
Source: PALFINGER AG