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 P Series P420
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Scania P Series P420 POA
2006 | Hookloaders SCANIA P420, 6X4 HOOKLOADER, 2006 (06), MANUAL GEARBOX, MULTI-LIFT EQUIPMENT, ALL ROUND VERY GOOD CONDITION, CHOICE OF 2. SCANIA
CAYVOL Unknown HOOK
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CAYVOL Unknown HOOK POA
2014 | Hookloaders CAYVOL HOOKLOADER GEAR WITH EASY SHEET OFF 2014 HINO EXCELLENT CONDITION Hookloader
First Choice Commercials
Scania P Series  P320DB6x2MNA
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Scania P Series P320DB6x2MNA POA
2013 | Hookloaders | 26000kg 3 Pedal Opticruise, A/C, 300L Fuel Capacity, HYVA Hookloader, Sheeting System, Reversing Camera, Toolbox, Full Service History
Foden Alpha
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Foden Alpha £5,250.00
1998 | Hookloaders 8 WHEEL HOOK LOADER1998VEHICLE IN GOOD CONDITIONBIN NOT INCLUDED £5250+V.A.T
S Chamberlain Ltd
MAN TGS 32.360
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MAN TGS 32.360 POA
2010 | Hookloaders TGS 32.360 2010 (60) 8x4 Hook Loader, Boughton Equipment, Hydraulic Up And Out Sheeting System, Auto Gearbox, 4 Way Camera System, Exhaust Brake, Cruise Control, New Sheet, Upright Exhaust, Sun Roof, 216,000 Miles, Full Service History, Very Tidy Truck.8x4
DAF CF85  380 8x4 Hook Loader
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DAF CF85 380 8x4 Hook Loader £13,000.00
2006 | Hookloaders | 32000kg Edbro Multi Lift Equipment With Easy Sheet System, Auto Gear Box, Electric Mirrors And Windows, Hub Reduction Rear Axles, Reverse Camera, Cruise Control, On Board Weigher, 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.
Zoemick Commercials
Scania P Series P420
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Scania P Series P420 POA
2006 | Hookloaders | 32000kg SCANIA P420, 2007 (07), 8X4 HOOK LOADER, MANUAL GEARBOX, ELECTRIC EASY SHEET, ALL ROUND VERY GOOD CONDITION. SCANIA
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 Cab, Manual G/Box, Boughton Hook loader Equipment, Sheeting System, Great Mechanical Condition, Call!4x2
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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