Skip loader trucks
SKIP LOADER TRUCKS : MAIN FEATURES AND CHARACTERISTICS.
Skip loader truck is a type of municipal vehicles, a cargo vehicle equipped with an open cargo platform with interchangeable container and a bridge-type mechanism for its loading and unloading.
Hydraulic bridge-type mechanism of container loading may be mounted on the auto chassis with various axle configuration. The number of axles, as a rule, varies between two and four, and the maximum weight capacity is up to 40,000 kg, depending on the model (on average - 17,000 - 26,000 kg). It is important to mention that the loading mechanisms of many trucks of this type allow unloading as a tipper body. For better stability in the course of loading and unloading, the skip loader trucks are equipped with outriggers.
High weight capacity and possibility to change the containers quickly make the skip loader truck a universal technical means.
The domains where skip loader trucks are used include municipal services, agriculture, construction, and industry. The main purpose of the trucks of this type is collection and removal of household waste, small- and large-sized construction waste, and other types of waste and rubbish. Moreover, the skip loader trucks may be used for transportation of various flowable and over-sized cargo.
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