The World’s Largest Truck in Action – The Giant Dump Truck BelAZ-75710

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Some scenes were accelerated. The Belarusian Automobile Plant, is a Belarusian manufacturer of mining equipment for metallurgical work, airport tractors, freight cars and other vehicles based in zhodzina, a city of Minsk Voblast. The company was founded in 1948.

image/text credit: Extreme Machines Magazine

This video feature one of their latest product, the BelAZ-75710 dump truck. Since it was presented to the public in September 2013, the BelAZ 75710 is considered to be the heaviest mass-produced tipper truck in the world with a payload of 450 t and a total mass of 810 t.

Top speed for the truck is a respectable 40 mph when unladen, and it can run fully loaded up a 10 degree incline at 25 MPH,It has eight wheels in pairs, compared to the more usual six. Each tubeless pneumatic tyre can support 102 tonnes, allowing them to carry the maximum capacity load on top of the 350 tonnes the empty vehicle weighs.

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The monster truck has a diesel-electric transmission system. Two 16-cylinder diesel engines drive generators which produce electricity to power four electric motors – compare that to the four or six-cylinder engine that powers your average family car.

VIAExtreme Machines Magazine
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