Hookloaders Trucks For Sale

The hookloader is a fairly specialist truck that is often used to load waste containers. They are sometimes found on car transporters and can be used to pull on different types of truck bodies. They are most often found in the demolition, recycling, scrap and waste industries, where they are normally used with tilt frame bodies. The hookloader uses a number of hydraulic rams to hook on to the chosen container and then hoist it on to its own chassis.

The lift capacities of the hookloader are normally between 3.5 and 30 tonnes. These limits are most often the same for both lifting and lowering on to the ground, but this can change when the hookloader is of a short wheelbase configuration. The load capacity is also a function of the ratio between the length of chassis and length of container being hoisted. This will decide the angle of loading operations.

The hookloader manufacturer will typically recommend a difference in container and body lengths of around 1 to 1.5 metres. If the container body is much shorter than these recommendations, then the load angle becomes steeper and the maximum allowable weight is reduced. The height of the hookloader chassis is also important in this regard.

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Mercedes-Benz Axor MERCEDES BENZ  3236 8 X 4 HOOKLOADER - 2008 - HX58
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Mercedes-Benz Axor MERCEDES BENZ 3236 8 X 4 HOOKLOADER - 2008 - HX58 £18,950.00
2008 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Mercedes Axor Series Day Cab. Mercedes 360 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine C/w Ad Blue. Mercedes 9 Speed Syncromesh Gearbox. Mercedes Single Reduction Drive Axles C/w Diff/Cross Locks. Steel Drive Axle Suspension. Hyva Gearbox Driven Hookloader Body C/w Hydraulic Rear Locks, Stab Jacks And In Cab Controls. Hydraulic Extending Flipnet C/w Controls. Roof Mounted Rotating Amber
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MAN F2000  FE 360  8 X 4 HOOKLOADER - 2002 - HF51 TOH
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MAN F2000 FE 360 8 X 4 HOOKLOADER - 2002 - HF51 TOH £7,950.00
2018 | Hookloaders | 32000kg MAN F2000 Series Day Cab. MAN 360 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 3 Engine, (Manual Fuel Pump). ZF 16 Speed Syncromesh Manual Gearbox. MAN Hub Reduction Drive Axles C/w Diff/Cross Locks. Steel Drive Axle Suspension. Boughton Gearbox Driven Hookloader Body C/w Hydraulic Rear Locks, Rear Stabiliser Roller And In Cab Controls. Steel Radiator/Sump Guard. Body Mounted Amber Beacons.
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Mercedes-Benz Axor  3236
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Mercedes-Benz Axor 3236 POA
2009 | Hookloaders . Right Hand Drive
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Iveco Trakker  AD360
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Iveco Trakker AD360 POA
2010 | Hookloaders . Right Hand Drive
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DAF CF85 .460
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DAF CF85 .460 POA
2016 | Hookloaders . Right Hand Drive
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DAF CF85 .360
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DAF CF85 .360 POA
2012 | Hookloaders 2012 CF85-360 SLEEPERCAB 8X4 HOOKLOADER, HYVA EQUIPMENT, EASY SHEET, WEIGHER, REVERSING CAMERA,MANUAL GEARBOX LOW KMS, UK TEST MARCH 2018, VERY TIDY. Right Hand Drive
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DAF CF85 .360
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DAF CF85 .360 £12,000.00
2007 | Hookloaders 2007 57 Reg CF85.360 8x4 Hook Loader 12 months Test £12,000 + Vat8x4. Right Hand Drive
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DAF CF 370
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DAF CF 370 POA
2017 | Hookloaders . Right Hand Drive
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DAF LF45 .160
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DAF LF45 .160 £9,995.00
2007 | Hookloaders | 7500kg Fitted with Hook Lift Equipment, 3 Seater Cab, Locking Diff, Electric Windows, Heated Mirrors, Radio & CD Player, Multi Function Steering Wheel, Digital Card Tacho, Euro 4, LEZ Compliant. On Steel suspension. The gearbox is an 6 Speed Manual. The engine is rated at 160 BHP. The truck's MoT runs until July 2018. Please quote ref: DAHO1296
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Scania G Series G440
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Scania G Series G440 POA
2017 | Hookloaders . Right Hand Drive
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Mercedes HookloaderA lower chassis produces a lower load angle and hence increases the permissible weight. A long body and low chassis gives the greatest lift capacity. The final factor to consider for lift capacity is the height of the hook. A higher hook will give larger dump and lift capacities.

The hookloader has a number of key components to consider. The hydraulic system is the obvious one. The most common set-up here is a high-pressure, low-volume system, which uses a smaller pump and reservoir and hence saves space on the tight chassis and maximises load area. Normally, you will find these systems rated at 4,000 to 5,800 psi.

The jib system is usually controlled by a solo hydraulic cylinder and either a single or double pivoting rear section. Two main types of jib are typically in use. The sliding jib has a single arm, with a telescopic tube within a tube set-up. When extended, this design pulls the body or container forward and engages the rear locks. Retracting the cylinder pushes the body or container forward, releasing the rear locks. The second type of jib is the articulating version, or tilting jib. This is a simple A-frame set-up, which pushes the container or body up and back when extended, exiting from the rear locks. When the cylinder is retracted, the container or body is pulled forward and engages the rear locks.

The rear pivot section comes in either single or double set-up. The single pivot is a simpler system. Here every function of the hookloader system is performed relative to the system’s single pivot point, situated in front of the rear axle. The single rear pivot system prevents tip dumping operations. This tip dumping facility is offered by the dual rear pivot system, which typically pivots behind the rear axle at the rear of the hoist. Prong or slide rear lock types and single or dual lift cylinders complete what is quite a complex set-up for the typical hookloader.

This mechanism is obviously crucial to the operation of the used hookloader and should be checked out and thoroughly understood before any purchase.

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