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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Scania 4 Series 114 380 8x4 Hook Loader
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Scania 4 Series 114 380 8x4 Hook Loader £10,500.00
2004 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Day Cab, Hook Lift Equipment, 9 Speed Manual Gear box, Electric Mirrors And Windows, Exhaust Brake, Cruise Control, RIGIDS
Volvo FM 340
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Volvo FM 340 £9,950.00
2006 | Hookloaders Category: Rigid TrucksBody Type: Hook LoaderMake: VolvoModel: FM FM340 8X4 L2H1 SLP E4Derivative: Hook LoaderAxle Config: 8x4Reg Year: 56Cab Type: Sleeper CabEngine Capacity: 9365 ccEngine Power: 342 HPBody Condition: 85%Interior Condition: 85%Overall Condition: 85%56 Reg FM340.Sleeper Cab.8x4 Hook Loader.Fitter with Boughton Hook Equipment and Easy Sheet.For any further information, do not
G C Rickards
Renault Kerax
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Renault Kerax POA
2012 | Hookloaders | 32000kg KERAX 380 8X4 HIAB MULTILIFT KOOHLOADER WITH EASY SHEET REVERSE CAMERA ONLY 286,000 KM Hookloader
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Volvo FM RHD  13 8X4 HOOKLOADER
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Volvo FM RHD 13 8X4 HOOKLOADER POA
2006 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Day D13A400 Diesel Manual 480617km Steel
Tuxford Exports
Scania P Series P380
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Scania P Series P380 POA
2007 | Hookloaders | 38000kg 2007 P380, Hookloader c/w Roll Over Sheet, Boughton Equipment, 8x4, 32ton Gross, Euro 4, Day Cab, Manual Gearbox, Steel Suspension, Direct Company, Clean and Tidy, MOT AUG 20188x4, Power Steering
RS Joyner & Son ltd
Iveco Eurocargo
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Iveco Eurocargo £9,695.00
2029 | Hookloaders | 7500kg A quality used Iveco Eurocargo Hook Loader from A M Phillip
A M Phillip Trucktech Forfar
DAF CF85 .360
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DAF CF85 .360 £12,750.00
2007 | Hookloaders 2007 CF 85/360 hook loader. EURO 4. Manual gearbox, double drive. 1 owner from new. Tested November 2018. V.G.C for year. £12,750+VAT. Call for further details- 01384 424522.8x4, Power Steering
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Scania P Series P320
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Scania P Series P320 POA
2017 | Hookloaders
Macs Truck Sales
Iveco Trakker  360
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Iveco Trakker 360 POA
2010 | Hookloaders
Macs Truck Sales
Scania P Series P360
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Scania P Series P360 POA
2012 | Hookloaders
Macs Truck Sales
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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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