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Thwaites Alldrive 9 Tonne Front Tip Powershuttle Dumper



Category: thwaites dumpers


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Torque converter four-speed forward and reverse powershuttle transmission with column-mounted directional control lever. Heavy-duty gear driven transfer box. Optional ‘Powershift’ transmission with changes of speed and forward/reverse direction controlled by one column-mounted lever.

Twin-circuit totally enclosed multiplate oil-immersed discs mounted on both axles with automatic adjustment for wear. Hand-operated parking brake. Heavy-duty axles with epicyclic reduction and fully floating halfshafts.

Front and rear chassis constructed from deep section folded steel plate, with three-point Kinglink giving centre articulation and oscillation for better stability, traction and extra safety on site. Remote greasing point provided for lubrication of top Kinglink articulation pin.

Skip: Hydraulically operated, 6 mm steel base plate, fully welded, mouth and sides of skip reinforced with box sections giving greater strength to minimise skip damage. No material traps. Optional abrasion resistant steel plate (AR400) for skip base, rear and front panel sections.

Adjustable suspension seat, accessible from both sides. Audible warning device for handbrake in ‘on’ position. Electric horn. Large pedal pads with handbrake and hydraulic controls ready to hand. Super bright warning lights for all critical functions.

Lockable three-sided cover opens to provide easy access from ground level to engine service points, all located on the same side. Rear chassis panel can be hinged back on retainers. Additional service access door incorporates the battery. Moulded diesel and hydraulic tanks positioned low in the chassis side members, permitting access to the filler caps from ground level.

Hydraulic priority power steering. Filter mounted on the top of the tank accessible from ground level. Hydraulic test point fitted as standard.