Tadano ATF 400G-6, the First and Biggest All-Terrain Crane in Indonesia

28 September 2016

PT United Tractors Tbk (UT), as the sole distributor of Tadano brand in Indonesia, handed over Tadano ATF 400G-6 all-terrain crane, in August 2015, to its customer PT Donggi Senoro LNG, a company engaging in the oil-and-gas industry. This is the first crane of its type ever existed in Indonesia. For the applications, this crane, one of the biggest ones in Indonesia, can be operated in several sectors, especially those related to construction and oil-and-gas industries.

In the oil-and-gas industry, Tadano ATF 400G-6 functions as the operational support in transporting the pipes and carrying on the maintenance works, also as the supporting facility. Meanwhile, in the construction sector, Tadano ATF 400G-6 functions as the crane required to lift up the material of the precast concrete, pipes, and poles in the construction process. It is also the support facility in the erection process of buildings, airports, and dams. The crane also has the function to lift the material in plants and workshops, and supports the installation of concrete piles and electricity poles.

Tadano ATF 400G-6 has the capacity to lift up material with a maximum weight of 400 tons. It has a 138-ton counterweight, and is provided with an optional 78.5 meter jib luffing suspension system known as the “Power System”. By carrying a German assembly technology, Tadano ATF 400G-6 is presented for safer, reliable, and efficient operation.

The ATF 400G-6 works safely
One of the main priorities in the field work is setting the focus of attention on safety. Tadano ATF 400G-6 is a product designed just for that. It can provide safe and healthy condition for the work environment as well as the driver.

Tadano ATF 400G-6 has a high productivity with the lifting capacity above the average of cranes of the competitor brands. Besides that, this crane is equipped with a reliable braking system or the mechanical service and hydrodynamic retarder system that can survive a long-term usage because it has a reliable braking torque. It can be safely operated on long and steep roads.

Other safety features of Tadano ATF 400G-6 are the specially-designed boom to provide adequate safety when the crane is in operation to minimize accidents at work. It has the lift-adjuster system with the function to avoid the swinging effect when the material is lifted up; the rear camera to ease the operator when he has to operate the crane in reverse; and the safety feature during fuel refill.

 The ATF 400G-6 works safely
No one has to doubt the reliability of Tadano ATF 400G-6 because it is designed with the latest technology and manufactured with high-quality materials. This product has gone through a series of principal trials and tests. Immediately after the components are assembled, the machinery functions are thoroughly checked in specially-designed test chambers. If there is any flaw during the trial, it is immediately fixed. This is to make sure that all the components are perfectly assembled to provide a perfect operation system.

Tadano ATF 400G-6 also has safe screw connections, because just one loose screw can cause a jam of the whole crane. Therefore, it is very important to have such consideration as the priority. Tadano ATF 400G-6 has to meet the requirement by providing the electronic torque wrench, which can tighten the screws in specified rotations.

 The ATF 400G-6 works efficiently
An efficient product is one of the focuses of attention of a customer in purchasing a crane. Therefore, Tadano ATF 400G-6 is specially designed so the customer can have the economic benefits during the span of the unit operation.

Tadano ATF 400G-6 puts forward fuel saving operation and environmentally friendly driving concepts. The crane is equipped with two machines, one for the lifter tool and the other for the carrier. This feature results in the saving and efficient fuel use.

Besides that, Tadano ATF 400G-6 is equipped with Mercedes Benz Blue TEC machine with 5% more saving on fuel consumption. Compared to the previous model, this one is better equipped. This machine also reduces the particle emission down to 90%. The crane, not only is eco-efficient, but also meets transportation qualification of an environmentally friendly machine that can be operated on site.

To support the efficient use, Tadano ATF 400G-6 also has other superiorities, such as operation features that support efficient fuel use, for which fuel refills can be done fast and easy. It has very large lifting capacity and the Hydraulic Telescopic Luffing Jib (HTLJ), and it is equipped with electronic wheels that minimize worn-out tires.

After-sales Services
As the sole distributor of Tadano brand in Indonesia, PT United Tractors Tbk (UT) has advanced supporting facilities through 20 branch offices, 22 supporting offices, and 11 representative offices. Customers domiciled in remote areas can easily make transactions of Tadano ATF 400G-6 purchases as UT provides prime services with its vast distribution network throughout Indonesia, from Sabang on the tip of Aceh to Merauke in the easternmost Papua.

For every purchase of Tadano ATF 400G-6, UT provides after-sales services known as United Tractors Guaranteed Product Support (UT GPS) of guaranteed delivery of spare-parts, mechanics, and timely repairs. United Tractors also has a 24-hour contact centre or UT Call, which is the solution of the costumers’ demand of fast, reliable, and professional services related to the heavy-duty equipment. UT Call can be accessed through the number 1 500 072.