The Demag AC is a t ( USt) capacity class, eight axle all terrain The AC , like many other Demag cranes, is the most compact crane of its lifting The IC-1 Plus control system adds additional value to your crane as it. trucks and trailers crane trucks special cranes crawler cranes lattice boom cranes mobile cranes. V ersion 1. Demag AC t. Terex Cranes announced the return of its legendary Demag brand in Demag has engineered change to transform the lifting industry. From major.
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Detailing in all aspects of the crane function is very good with the model only coming up slightly short in some areas such as mirrors xemag wipers. The model was revised later with a modernised superlift arrangement as Conrad Having said that this is a model for showing in very impressive poses rather than playing with.
Although this avoids unsightly turning handles it does make the operation laborious. This has the effect of forcing the screw to ‘bite’ and the model has been found to be stable like this even with all wheels off the ground, as in the real machine.
The outriggers are fully working but it is here that there is a problem.
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The loads on the outriggers can get large particularly if the optional fly jib is attached and the screw jacks are simply not man enough for the job. Features The axles are linked for steering.
Only the connections to the boom head are plastic, presumably to keep the weight down. The front five axles are linked and steer proportionally, with the fifth axle moving very little, and the rear three axles also steer proportionally. There is a work around for this problem however which is to remove the wc500 completely, insert some lengths of cotton into the screw hole and re-insert the screw.
Terex-Demag AC :: Cranes4Cranes
The counterweights supplied consist of five left and five right handed blocks. To see photos of the real machine click here. Even despite the design flaw in the outriggers the model is recommended. Cranes Etc Model Rating.
Terex-Demag AC 500-1
The hook supplied with the model is a metal single pulley version and this does not do the rest of the model justice. The hook can be operated by turning the winch drum directly with a finger.
The model also lacks a loop on the front for fixing the hook during transport. The review model was undamaged. Av500 boom head has a large number of pulleys together with the lugs for attaching the fly jib.
The steering on this model works very well and looks excellent when posed. The outrigger beams are very impressive being two-stage metal.
: Demag AC Crane Specifications/Load Charts
The crane cab is fixed onto a mechanism which allows both tilt and the rotation from the transport to the operational position. The counterweight tray is one solid piece containing space for the luffing winch.
Mud guards are provided for axles 4, 5 and 8. The Superlift is fully working, but needs to be wound up deamg to remove any differential slack within the tie bars connected to the base of the jib. The paintwork is good as are the graphics, although on the review machine some of the graphics work was not perfect.
Quality This is a high quality crane model which is every bit as impressive as the real machine. Over the fourth axle there are a couple of holes in the main spine beam and into this fits a special piece which holds the counterweight ac5500 during loading and unloading.
The driving cab is well detailed internally although the steering wheel appears to sit a little high. Detail The size of the model immediately impresses, as does its weight. A couple of ladders are fixed to the front and top surfaces have non-slip walking plates.
Moving back from the cab the carrier body is modelled well with exhaust and other details. Price The AC is a relatively costly model although demagg is extremely impressive and is one of those models that delights non-collectors. The initial version of this model was produced in Demag white prior to the takeover by Terex.