Nov 15, 2018: Tata’s existence in the transmit mixer segment of trucks is proven by the LPK 2518 RMC, a heavy-duty vehicle that forms the perfect answer for the large construction businesses. It has a heavy duty appearance and a massive gross vehicle weight of 25 tonnes. However, unlike some of its competitors, the day cabin is not tiltable.
It has the regular six-cylinder BS-IV compliant engine from Tata, which is good enough to churn out peak power of 177 bhp at 2,500 rpm and a peak torque of 700 Nm at 1,500 rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed manual gearbox with the assistance of a single-plate dry clutch. The massive fuel tank capacity of 300 litres allows long driving ranges without worrying much about refueling very often.
As for the braking, there are air brakes for all the wheels while Semi-elliptic leaf spring units are offered to do the suspension duties.
Tata 7 CuM /Transit Mixer Drum
Diesel 177.1 bhp @ 2500 rpm,700Nm @ 1500rpm,Manual
Tata LPK 2518 RMC is a power performer in the truck transit mixer segment. This powerful heavy-duty truck is the ideal option for large to small construction businesses and can be easily powered to resist strain under any condition.
The robust look of 2518 truck, is the result of its huge appearance and spectacular design. Tata steps a foot-in, in terms of output, ensuring maximum power and torque. The highly fierce Tata 2518 RMC truck is a boon to the construction and mining industry. This new generation model has been designed targeting the class fuel efficiency which allows extended run without refuelling. The Tata 2518 RMC truck has secured the top spot among the present best-selling truck.
Tata 2518 RMC stands tough in competition with Ashok Leyland 2518 C in the present market.
Engine: 5883 cc, Cummins ISBe 5.9 180 40
Max. Power: 177.1 hp at 2500 rpm
Max. Torque: 700 Nm at 1500 rpm
Gross Vehicle Weight: 25000 Kgs
Wheelbase: 3880 mm
No doubt that Tata 2518 RMC truck specifications are making conformity to every standard parameter. While formulating this heavy-duty vehicle, the brand ‘Tata’ has incorporated Cummins ISBe 5.9 180 40’ engine for the enhanced level of output in terms of innovation, reliability, and power. Produced following the BS-IV compliant vehicles guidelines, this heavy-duty vehicle is strictly regulating the emission of harmful pollutants.
This LPK 2518 RMC has an enormous power of 177.1 bhp at 2500 rpm and exceptional 700 Nm of peak torque at 1500 rpm for effortlessly steering on steep hills; subsequently, enabling easy towing or hauling items attached with the primary vehicle.
Tata LPK 2518 RMC engine is further coupled with a 6-speed gearbox and manual transmission through a single plate dry clutch. The improved gearbox has helped the vehicle in achieving smoother performance at a lower rpm; therefore, saving a considerable amount of fuel.
The Tata 2518 RMC chassis featuring a transit mixer for loading and unloading of mixing materials with the cabin type structure can be used at different conditions. The ideal dimension of 6830 mm x 2592 mm x 3010 mm (LxWxH), of the Tata 2518 RMC truck, easily stores a large volume of cementing materials. Heavy-duty frames are used in building this powerful truck, providing immense strength to withstand max-load with ease.
With the help of the hydraulic power steering, one can feel a great sense of relaxation while driving the vehicle. Large steering diameter of 470 mm provides the truck with an enhanced level of stability.
Widely recommended and preferable, the semi-elliptical leaf springs have been incorporated for both the front and rear suspension in this heavy-duty truck. These semi-elliptical leaf springs act as an important linkage for the positioning of axles without the help of any external aid.
The Tata 2518 RMC truck is assisted with air brakes maintaining the efficiency at a peak level with safety.
The compressed air pressure easily applies brakes in a quick, making it more reliable than the hydraulic braking system.
This braking system, in turn, ensures the safety of the driver. The wheelbase of 3880 mm gives the Tata 2518 RMC added straight-line stability without compromise on the maneuvering. This helps especially when the vehicle is being driven at maximum load capacity.
Powerful headlights, large windscreen for better visibility and the seat belt are also meeting compliance ensuring the drivers' safety.
The standard seating arrangements have been made to provide the driver with additional comfort. Using the driver information display, the driver can easily gain the essential information by keeping the eyes on the whole system aborting the need for manual handling or other methods.
The ergonomics design for seating arrangements for the driver, in the day cabin type, offers an optimum level of comfort while driving.
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