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 Arocs 3240
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Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3240 POA
2015 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Multilift XR Hook Loader with sheeting systemMoT Due Aug 17log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
Scania 4 Series 94D260
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Scania 4 Series 94D260 POA
1998 | Hookloaders Hook loader, good overalls HIAB crane. Right Hand Drive
Miller Plant
DAF CF 410
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DAF CF 410 POA
2011 | Hookloaders Day cab - 6x4 - Fitted Multi lift hook equipment with sheeting system with tri axle hook trailer with sheet .. Right Hand Drive
Macs Truck Sales
DAF CF85  360 8x4 Hook Loader
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DAF CF85 360 8x4 Hook Loader £12,500.00
2007 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Edbro Multi Lift Hook Equipment, Electric Mirrors And Windows, 8 Speed Manual Gear Box, Cruise Control, Reverse Camera, Engine Brake RIGIDS
Mercedes-Benz Actros 3236  8x4 Hook Loader
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Mercedes-Benz Actros 3236 8x4 Hook Loader £26,000.00
2009 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Hyva Hook Equipment With Easy Sheet System, Hub Reduction Rear Axles, EPS Automatic Gear Box, Air Weigh Axle Weigher, Reverse Camera, Cruise Control, Air Con, Parrot Hands Free Kit,. RIGIDS
Scania P Series P340
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Scania P Series P340 POA
2008 | Hookloaders p340, 8x4 hookloader, multi lift eqpt.58 reg, tested.1 owner.. Right Hand Drive
Zoemick Commercials
Iveco Trakker  360
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Iveco Trakker 360 POA
2010 | Hookloaders Euro 5 - 8x4 - Very low mileage - Fitted multi lift hook equipment with sheeting system . 32 ton GVW .. Right Hand Drive
Macs Truck Sales
Mercedes-Benz Actros  3236 8x4 Hookloader
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Mercedes-Benz Actros 3236 8x4 Hookloader POA
2004 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Mercedes Actros 3236 8x4 Hookloader (will sell as cab/chassis), Hub Reduction, 520000km, Year 2004 Rigid Trucks
Willenhall Commercials Ltd
DAF CF85  360 8x4 Hook Loader
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DAF CF85 360 8x4 Hook Loader £14,750.00
2007 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Boughton Multi Lift Hook Equipment With Easy Sheet System, Electric Windows, 8 Speed Manual Gear Box, Engine Brake, Cruise control, Reverse Camera, November 2017 M.O.T RIGIDS
Volvo FM 12.340
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Volvo FM 12.340 POA
2006 | Hookloaders Day, Manual G/Box, Boughton Hook loader Equipment, Sheeting System, April 2017, Great Mechanical Condition, Call!4x2. Right Hand Drive
Dixon Commercial Exports Ltd
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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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