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LiuGong brings established electric wheel loader to North America

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A LiuGong 856H-E MAX battery-electric wheel loader LiuGong

LiuGong will showcase its newest battery electric wheel loader for the North American market at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023. 

The LiuGong 856H-E MAX wheel loader is part of the company's range of electric construction vehicles worldwide. At CONEXPO, LiuGong will showcase how its battery-electric vehicles stack up with conventional machines and guide dealers through the process of going electric.

"The industry is talking about battery electric vehicles at a greater volume than in years past, particularly going into CONEXPO," said Andrew Ryan, president of LiuGong North America.

Applications of LiuGong's 856H-E MAX wheel loader

Over 2,000 856H-E MAX electric wheel loaders operate across the world. Its reliability is reinforced by the IP67-rated wiring harness and waterproof integrated battery package. All of that is backed by a standard five-year or 10,000-hour warranty for the battery, motor, and controller. 

The 856H-E MAX battery-electric wheel loader is ideal for job sites where traditional combustion engines aren't allowed, or in fixed-site operations where investments in charging infrastructure make sense. 

The new electric technology is also environmentally conscious while offering a competitive total cost of ownership. The 856H-E MAX consumes zero fuel, produces zero emissions, and creates significantly lower noise and vibrations. 

Machine specifications

The 856H-E MAX features intelligent controls and is designed for an ideal operator experience. This includes load-sensing hydraulic; an EAT700 transmission with an electro-proportional valve for fast, smooth shifting; and independent control of the dual-motor drive for maximum hydraulic lift. 

The LiuGong Intelligent Auto Digging System automatically carries out repetitive digging cycles to reduce operator fatigue. Its electric control box also improves transmission efficiency compared to conventional machines.

The vehicle was designed around the operator for ideal safety, visibility, and comfort. Its cab has full ROPS protection and significantly reduces dust and noise contamination.

A 432kWh large-capacity lithium-ion phosphate battery powers the electric wheel loader. The machine is capable of 10 hours of working time for light applications and 8 hours for heavy applications. It also features an Intelligent Battery Management System that can be fast charged in 90 minutes (1.5 hours). 

856H-E MAX Specs: 

  • Battery type: LFP
  • Rated storage energy: 432 kWh
  • Operating weight: 46,297 pounds
  • Rated load capacity: 12,786.8 pounds
  • Standard bucket size: 4.6 cubic yards
  • Standard breakout force: 36419 pounds
  • Standard dump clearance: 9 feet 9 inches

Company info

22220 Merchants Way, Ste 100
Katy, TX
US, 77449


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