Garner IA-based Stellar Industries Inc has announced that the Stellar Slider hooklift loader has been granted United States patent number US 6,558,104 B1.
Mounted on a truck chassis, this hooklift loader can load, unload, and dump various bodies with lengths ranging from 16' to 24' by using a sliding jib. The Slider can accommodate capacities up to 60,000 pounds. The maximum dump angle is 50° on 41"-high truck frame.
The Slider includes dual slide cylinders that allow for greater longevity and less maintenance. This hooklift also comes in more than 40 non-jib models ranging in capacity from 3,000 to 65,000 pounds.