Do you need to move something very heavy from one place to another? Well you might want to consider finding yourself a front end loader for sale. Front end loaders are the muscles of the heavy lifting world. Whether it needs to be picked up, pushed or scooped to a different location, a front end loader will get the job done.
This type of construction machinery has a very large wheel base with thick treads as it will be operating on rough terrain. The main lifter of the front end loader has a large, square-shaped bucket that is connected to the base of the vehicle with two hydraulic arms. Just behind the bucket is an enclosed operator cab where the front loader operator sits. From here he can control both the movement of the loaders arms and the movement of the front end loader.
Front end loaders are mainly used on farms and construction sites. On a construction site, the front end loader can be used to pick up and shift large amounts of sand, gravel and other materials from one location to another. One of the most common uses of a front loader is to move very heavy materials off the ground into a container at an elevated level, such as a truck or dump bin.
We hope that you now have a better understanding of what a front end loader does, we will now talk about some of the more popular of front end loader brands in South Africa and how they compare, and show you some good deals on a front end loader for sale on Truck and Trailer.
Caterpillar is synonymous with the manufacturing of construction machinery and their Front end loaders are right up there with the best in the world. They have a massive range of front loaders, but their most practical one has to be the 972H which is designed for a wide range of jobs.
This model boasts unmatched operator comfort and efficiency. It has electro-hydraulics which make the levers extremely sensitivity and easy to use.
- Net Power: 212.0 KW
- Operating Weight: 25173.0 Kg
- Rated Bucket Capacity: 4.0 – 5.0 m3
Used CAT front end loaders available on Truck and Trailer:
Caterpillar CAT 422E 4X4 TLB
Caterpillar 2008 CAT 422E TLB
JCB 456 HL
Keymach JCB has been manufacturing the front end loader for a long time and they have perfected the art. JCB concentrates on safety, efficiency and comfort for all of their machinery.
The JCB 456 HL model comes with an articulated chassis for maximum maneuverability. It has oil-immersed disc brakes for increased durability and an oil-cooled engine replaces the radiator, which means there are fewer moving parts to maintain.
- Net Power: 160 KW
- Operating Weight: 21335 Kg
- Rated Bucket Capacity: 3.5 m3
Used JCB front end loaders available on Truck and Trailer:
JCB 3CX Super
Bell is a local South African company that manufactures world class construction machinery. Their products are so good that they compete very well on an international level. They have developed their own technology, have 50 000 machines and operate in over 80 countries around the world.
The Bell L2706E is incredibly powerful and versatile. It has Bell’s patented Quad-Cool system which reduces dust build up and increases working times of the vehicle. The front loaders controls are housed in a sealed module which prevents dust from getting into the electronics and causing havoc with the steering. These units also have on-board systems monitors so you know exactly when something goes wrong in your loader.
- Net Power: 248 kW
- Operating Weight: 26 210 kg
- Rated Bucket Capacity: 4.7 m3
Used Bell front end loaders available on Truck and Trailer:
Bell L2106D Loader
Bell L2706D Loader
Lastly on our list we have the Case front end loaders. Case, which is distributed by CSE, has been distributing construction machinery in South Africa for over 50 years and has an extensive distribution network. They make rugged and trustworthy machinery that have stood the test of time.
The Case 1021F is designed to work at high capacities. Its combustion system is designed to run at 100% efficiency even at high temperature. This is achieved by separating the air intake from the exhaust, resulting in max torque, power and fuel economy.
- Net Power: 239 kW
- Operating Weight: 24399.2 kg
- Rated Bucket Capacity: 3.6 m3
Used Case front end loader for sale on Truck and Trailer:
Looking for a front end loader for sale? Browse Truck and Trailer to find the perfect front loader for sale, there are plenty of top quality brands available in South Africa.
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