Aug 6, 2019: TATA LPK 3118 9S RMC is a renowned name in the construction sector as it is a type of a transit mixer. The important features of the truck are the day cabin and a cowl. It is built on a wheelbase of 5,580 mm, and GCW of the vehicle is 31,000 kilograms where the 12,170 kilograms of kerb-weight is included.
To stop the vehicle, there are air brakes and parking brakes. Suspension-wise, a parabolic leaf spring at the front axle and a semi-elliptical leaf spring at the rear are present. As a part of the comfort feature, there is hydraulic power steering and driver information display.
The vehicle has a 5.9-litre Cummins ISBe engine, which is capable of churning out a maximum power of 241.8 hp and peak torque is 780 Nm.
Power 241.8 BHP
Engine Cummins ...
Fuel Tank 300
The LPK 3118 9S RMC is an amazingly engineered vehicle by Tata motors. The truck uses many modern & latest tech equipment which gives you the best bang for the buck. This particular model is a transit mixer, which holds a vast amount of importance in construction businesses. The truck consists of a day cabin on the chassis and a cowl setup. One of Tata LPK 3118 9S RMC's fiercest competitors is the Ashok Leyland 3118T tipper truck. Tata Motors has been very successful in providing excellent value transport vehicles of small, medium and heavy load sizes. This truck is a class apart from the others due to many of its useful features.
Engine: 5883cc, 6-cylinder BS-IV
Max. Power: 241.8 hp at 2500 rpm
Max. Torque: 780 Nm at 1500 rpm
Gross Vehicle Weight: 31,000 Kg
Wheelbase: 5580 mm
The engine of the Tata LPK 3118 9S RMC is a Cummins ISBe 5.9 180 40 diesel engine with a displacement of 5883cc. The gradeability of the truck is 29%, which suggests that it is extremely capable of climbing slopes with ease.
It can produce max power of 241.8 bhp at 2500 rpm and a peak torque of 780 Nm at 1500 rpm. The emission norms of the engine are Bharat Stage - IV compliant.
It has a manual transmission which gives the driver full control depending on the condition of the terrains that the truck will be driven on. The clutch is a single plate dry friction type. The truck has an impressive 9-speed gearbox with a fuel tank capacity of 300-litre, which undoubtedly keeps the truck away from too many trips to the gas stations.
The size of the tank is 8 cubic meters. Landing gears are present to support the Tata LPK 3118 9S RMC when it is not fully loaded, and electrical equipment of 24 V comes integrated into the system. The truck is a transit mixer type which means that its core function is to mix concrete while it is being transported. This feature is especially useful as it saves time and increases efficiency. The front & rear tyre of the truck both have the same dimensions, 10" width, 20" diameter with a 16 ply rating(16 PR).
The overall length is 8903 mm, width is 2540 mm and height is 3332 mm making the truck sturdy and capable of carrying a heavy load. The Gross Vehicle Weight of the truck is 31000 Kgs, and the kerb weight or total mass of the vehicle is 12170 Kgs.
The person driving will find handling the truck to be relatively easy due to the hydraulic power steering(470 mm diameter) making it easier for the driver to turn and see the vehicle on the road. Ground clearance is 240 mm which enables better handling and performance.
The parabolic leaf spring used in the front suspension of the vehicle provides great flexibility enhancing the total ride quality. Additionally, it also helps in reducing the overall weight of the truck. Similarly, the rear suspension consists of a Semi-Elliptical Leaf Spring. The rear axle is an RA-109SRT with extra heavy duty hypoid gears.
Braking & Safety
Tata has ensured a high level of safety by adding many useful features to this truck. There is no anti-locking braking system in the truck, but the air brake system used in this heavy vehicle is very reliable. The front axle of the truck is a Heavy Duty Forged I Beam, Reverse Elliot Type which carries the weight of the front part of the vehicle, helping immensely in steering and absorbing shocks caused due to commonly existing terrible road conditions.
Standard seat belts and parking brakes are also included in the vehicle. Many of these advanced tech and machinery being used in the Tata LPK 3118 9S RMC provide a certain level of safety and security.
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Cargo Motors Pvt LTD.
Plot No -219/220 Budhpur Village
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