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Rough terrain cranes

Link Belt 85 RT

published 26 Jun 23

Lyon Charter Township, Michigan, United States
For sale

Metric / Imperial
Max load cap.: 
85US tn
Boom length: 
Jib 1: 

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Publication description


A six-speed transmission on the 85|RT is powered by a Cummins Tier 4F QSB 6.7 270 hp (201 kW) diesel engine. Matching main and auxiliary winches have 18,603 pounds of maximum line pull and a maximum winch speed of 485 fpm. The 85|RT includes new drive train and counterweight removal systems.

The new RT|85 also offers telematics in place to give real time data to better forecast maintenance and service needs of the crane, as well as iCraneTrax for better fleet management and maintenance scheduling.

The 85|RT comes with a full power, five-section formed boom 38 – 142-foot built to Link-Belt’s specific boom profile and tolerances. An available two-piece Link-Belt patented SmartFly (35 - 58 feet) provides greater flexibility and range, and manually offsets at 0, 15, 30 and 45 degrees. SmartFly’s one-person fly erection technology minimizes work at height with ground controls for fly assist and a hydraulic cylinder and ramp releases the fly and returns it to its stowed position. The crane also offers a 9.5-foot offset fly that reeves up to 4-parts of line and is capable of 25-tonlifts. The 9.5-foot fly is ideal for applications where two load lines are necessary for lifting one load such as precast panels.

Link-Belt’s V-CALC (Variable Confined Area Lifting Capacities) system features virtually infinite outrigger configurations with real-time 360-degree charts. V-CALC has proven itself in general construction and infrastructure applications. Once outriggers are set, the user-friendly Pulse 2.0 system indicates the crane’s available capacity. 

Link-Belt’s cab design for its rough terrain cranes has been well received in the field, both in terms of visibility, operator comfort and intuitive design, the company said. All electrical components coming into the cab are bulk headed for “plug and play” assembly. An ergonomic seat with electronic joystick/single axis controllers provide comfortable operator’s station, and cab tilt of 20 degrees keep line of sight easy for any jobsite.

Link-Belt Site Vision includes a lights and cameras package built for extended workdays and cold weather conditions. Cameras on the 85|RT include heated rear-view, right side swing and winch cameras. 

  • Year: 2024
  • Boom: 142'
  • Capacity: 85.00
  • Jib: 58'
  • Condition: New
  • Unit #: TBD
  • Serial #: TBD
  • Location: Lyon Charter Township Michigan USA

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Rough Terrain Crane for Sale: Link Belt 85 RT

Discover the Link Belt 85 RT, a versatile rough terrain crane that offers exceptional lifting capabilities. With a maximum load capacity of 85 tons, this crane is designed to handle heavy lifting tasks with ease. Whether you need to lift construction materials, machinery, or other heavy items, the Link Belt 85 RT is up to the challenge.

Featuring a 58-foot jib and a 142-foot feather, this crane offers a wide range of reach for various job sites. Its advanced features ensure safe and efficient operation, making it an ideal choice for construction companies and industrial projects.

The Link Belt 85 RT was manufactured in 2024, ensuring that it incorporates the latest technology and engineering advancements. Its state-of-the-art design and construction make it a reliable and durable machine that you can count on for years to come.

This rough terrain crane is located in Lyon Charter Township, Michigan, United States. It is available for sale through ALTA Equipment Company, a reputable provider of heavy equipment solutions. With their expertise and industry knowledge, ALTA Equipment Company can assist you in finding the perfect crane to suit your specific needs.

Visit the ALTA Equipment Company website at to learn more about the Link Belt 85 RT and explore their wide range of equipment options. Don't miss out on the opportunity to own a reliable and high-performance rough terrain crane.


Lyon Charter Township, Michigan, United States

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