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Electric machines in practical application: easy, electric, emission-free

As part of a private construction project in which a building complex of high-rise residential buildings, an office building and a hotel are developed, the outdoor facilities are designed with the help of the zero emission range by Wacker Neuson.

At this construction project too in the Viennese inner city, not far from the central railway station, zero emission solutions prove that they bring full power in daily application. Here, the executing construction company Swietelsky AG counts on the electric machines by Wacker Neuson: “In the context of our commitment to more sustainability in construction, we would like to reduce CO2 emissions as well as noise pollution step by step, particularly in the inner city area,” says Karl Weidlinger, CEO of Swietelsky AG.

From internal vibrators for concrete consolidation to the fully electric 1.7 metric ton excavator, almost the entire zero emission portfolio by Wacker Neuson was used at the Vienna construction site. “The electric products by Wacker Neuson offer numerous advantages,” explains Mario Lang, Site Manager at Swietelsky AG. “We can reduce operating costs with them and protect the operators even better. In particular, the easy handling and the trouble-free interplay of machines and equipment have convinced us. We would have no problem using electric-powered machines by Wacker Neuson on other construction sites.”

In this construction project, outdoor facilities, children’s playgrounds, benches, sidewalks, and loading zones are being created, among others. For this, cables were laid, green areas were created, paths prepared and concrete foundations set. The battery-powered mini-excavator EZ17e found application in the ensuing excavation work. High-quality lithium ion technology has already been used by Wacker Neuson for several years, for with it, the machine meets the high requirements for performance duration, durability, safety and sturdiness. The generous battery capacity ensures that the hydraulic functions, with the same performance as on a conventional model, are available the whole workday long. The excavated material is transported by means of the electric dumper DW15e.

In the course of soil compaction, the battery-powered rammer AS60e as well as two battery-powered vibratory plates came into use. Also, the high frequency internal vibrator IEe reliably consolidated the concrete for the playground foundations. Meanwhile, the battery is used in the converter backpack (ACBe). All zero emission compaction machines by Wacker Neuson, that is battery-powered rammers, battery-powered vibratory plates and the internal vibrator, are operated with the same modular lithium ion battery.

Here, you can find a video on the emission-free application in Vienna: https://youtu.be/lmYyB6ib8I4