Luigi Cattaneo SPA has obtained the European homologation for the road transport of its self-erecting cranes; This recognition, obtained after a long work that lasted over a year, allows Cattaneo cranes to be transported by road and highway at high speed: 80 km/h.
Commercial name of the production axles Luigi Cattaneo SPA: OTTO.
The whole trailer (or semi-trailer) of the Otto series and a Cattaneo self-erecting crane constitutes a vehicle approved in full compliance with the European Directive 2007/46 / EC. For this reason, they can be registered as vehicles in Italy, in the countries of the European Community and in the Swiss Confederation.
The trailers and semi-trailers of the OTTO series, supplied hot-dip galvanized, are equipped with pneumatic suspensions, a braking system with ABS and EBS, a signal light system; they have been specifically designed for towing self-erecting cranes, using top quality components (e.g. BPW axles and suspensions, KNORR-BREMSE braking system).
Have been homologated two solution for road transportation: 80 km/h
1) Semi-trailer – OTTO type S020 – EC type-approval number e50 * NKS * 0003 * 00
In the solution of a semi-trailer, the crane is hooked to the fifth wheel of the towing vehicle with a special frame, called the “king pin”, unique for all cranes.
As standard, an axle is self-steering when connected to the tractor and radio-controlled steering for maneuvering on site.
The approval concerns the following crane models in production: CM 280 – CM 74S4 – CM 82S4 – CM 371 – CM 90S4.
The S020 semi-trailer allows the transport by road of the model CM 221 and CM 271 cranes of the “Fast towing” series, cranes expressly designed for rapid handling and installation on site.
2) 2-axle trailer – OTTO type R110 – EC type-approval number e50 * NKS * 0001 * 00
2) 3-axle trailer – OTTO type R120 – EC type-approval number e50 * NKS * 0002 * 00
In the solution of a trailer, the crane is coupled with the drawbar to the towing vehicle. Only two types of trailers allow the movement of the whole range of cranes.
Approval with 2-axle trailer (OTTO type R110 series) concerns the following crane models in production: CM 71A – CM 76B – CM 280 – CM 74S4.
The approval with 3-axle trailer (OTTO type R120 series) concerns the following crane models in production: CM 280 – CM 74S4 – CM 82S4 – CM 371 – CM 90S4.