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Liebherr R 970 SME Crawler Excavator

The Liebherr R 970 SME Crawler Excavator features the modified undercarriage of the next crawler excavator in the range, the R 976. A heavy counterweight allows a larger bucket and special attachments to achieve higher ripping and breakout forces.

Heavy Duty Attachments

The R 970 SME has a reinforced welded structure, larger kinematics components, and standard integrated protection underneath the dipper.

Rugged Undercarriage

The track pads on the R 970 SME are equipped with 2 chamfered ribs for improved maneuverability on rough terrain and cast sprocket wheel with a double-tooth segment for longer use.

Accessible Service Areas

Platform with access to engine and hydraulic compartments for ergonomic and safe servicing, including left and right walkways with optional guardrails.

Operating in Comfort

The cab of the R 970 SME is the most spacious cab in its machine class. It offers unrivaled comfort for higher operator productivity during long working hours. With the highest level of protection on the market, the impact-resistant windows offer maximum safety.


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Being a Power Equipment Company customer means having a complete set of services at your fingertips. Our promise is that we will be your loyal and long-standing partner, delivering the right solutions and support to power your business. We are committed to increasing the positive return on your investment and maximizing uptime.

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Main Specs






Standard Bucket/Shovel


Performance Dimensions

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Liebherr R 970 SME Crawler Excavator

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