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MDT 809 M40


Equipped with the new Crane Control System the MDT 809 M40 provides greater performances. This user-friendly crane control system offers owners the highest levels of comfort flexibility ergonomic control – translating to better return on investment.
MDT CCS Topless concept allows complex multi-crane installations. The assembly erection transport and even maintenance phases are shortened. Optimum productivity and greater safety make MDT CCS cranes the best alternative for all users and hirers.


  • Crane Control System (CCS)

    Manitowoc Crane Control System (CCS) – Offers a user-friendly interface, full graphic display, ergonomic controls, a jog dial for easier navigation and data input, and parts commonality across Grove, Manitowoc and Potain product lines enhancing operator familiarization and serviceability.

  • Potain Cab-IN

    Potain Cab-IN

    Potain Cab-IN, the new Potain cranes operator lift
    Access ladders installed in parallel to the operator lift
    Operator lift developed with our partner GEDA


  • Description

    Groundbreaking performances for a Topless

    • Specific design based on the Topless concept with low space requirements to adapt to multi-crane jobsites
    • High working heights obtained through newly developed installation bases and mast sections:
    • Integrated CCS control system

    Optimized and economical transport

    • Compact size and limited weight of each of the crane elements
    • 11 convoys at the most for transportation of the whole slewing crane part with a 80 m jib.

    Fastest 40 t tower crane assembly

    • Simple and rapid unfolding of the ballast cage
    • Wired towerhead/cab assembly fitted just once (no intersite dismantling)
    • Cathead/jib foot is single element
    • Modular jib without tie bars: several configurations are possible; lighter package weights with quick and easy handling
    • Cross-shaped base comprised of a main girder and 2 half cross-girders connected easily using pins
    • Quick and easy commissioning adjustment of safety devices done in cab on the CCS screen

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