HookLoada HL180

Welcome to the cross-sector world of HookLoada


To the multi-modal world of HookLoada

The HL180 model is the most popular entry point into the multi-modal world of HookLoada. With a 30% bigger payload than HL014, the 18 tonne Stronga HookLoada is the perfect solution for medium-size contractors who need extra capacity for only a small extra investment. Stronga’s classic 18 tonne HookLoada delivers reliability and performance like no other hook lift system available; leading the market with a stronger, lighter and lower design; enabling greater payload at high speed.

Pretty. Epic.

From agriculture to construction

Stronga have you covered

The HookLoada HL180 trailer continues to prove one of our most popular hook-lift trailers with huge numbers of satisfied users working hard across the globe. Clients typically extend the use of this versatile hook-lift system across a wide range of sectors from agriculture to forestry, utilities, waste management and construction.

The possibilities are endless with HookLoada.

HookLoada HL180

The perfect cross-sector hybrid

For clients with modern diversified businesses straddling different sectors and applications, the 18 tonne Stronga hook-lift system is the perfect cross-sector hybrid. Learn more about the design of the HL180 HookLoada in the video below. Email our sales team to get your hook-lift trailer quotation - sales@stronga.co.uk.

Key Benefits

Roller height on standard wheels – 1100mm.

  • Stable cornering profile
  • Low container loading angle
Excellent tipping angle – 52°.

  • Great heaping ability
  • Clean emptying across all materials
Hook container length - 4700 - 6700mm. Optimum container length - 6000mm.

  • Access to the main, standard container market
Length from tower to rear roller – 5320mm.

  • Compact while offering good capacity
  • Cross over to the ISO / intermodal world

Standard Specifications

BPW commercial 410×120 brake axles, 120×120 square beam. 10 stud.
560/45 R22,5 152 D Nokian Country King TL. Load rating per tyre:

4840kg @ 40km/h
3550kg @ 65km/h
Hydraulic container locking clamps.
*Container locking design varies according to market.
Hydraulic rear axle stabilisers.
3 position plate for bolting towing eyelet.
Swivel towing hitch. STR type. 50mm diameter eyelet.
Rear removable bumper.
12V electric system. Sealed loom. All lights super-bright LED.
Cable-type hand brake.

Optional Equipment

BPW high speed commercial axle, 410x180 brake axles, 150x150 - 16mm square beam, 10 stud.
BPW auto-centring free steering rear axle, 420x180 brake axles, 150x150 - 16mm square beam, 10 stud, 2150mm track.
CommandSteer™ - in-cab control – excellent manoeuvrability in reverse – free steering travelling forwards. Watch video >
Load sensing for hydraulic brakes.
Load Sensing Valve (LSV) for air brakes.
Dual air and hydraulic brake system.
Load Sensing Valve (LSV) for hydraulic suspension.
24t parabolic sprung suspension, 1810mm distance between axles.
32t parabolic sprung suspension, 1810mm distance between axles.
Air suspension with height controlling valve (AirLoada™ comes as standard when you buy STR-409). Watch video >
Hydraulic suspension for optimal hook loader axle travel. Watch video >
Hydraulic drawbar for easy levelling and high comfort. Watch video >
Electronic Power Steering (EPS). Watch video >
Independent hydraulic system with PTO, 130 l/min pump. Distributor operated by remote control.
Two pipes to the tractor hydraulic system with distributor operated by remote control.
Auxiliary hydraulic connections with changeover valve at the rear of the hook-lift system.
Auxiliary hydraulic connections with electrical changeover valve at the rear of the hook-lift system.
Auxiliary connections with changeover valve on the hook tower.
Auxiliary connections with electrical changeover valve on the hook tower.
QuickLoada™ fast tipping and unloading system. Watch video >
Two super-bright LED adjustable rear working lights.
Other tyre brands and tyre sizes available.
Contact us for more information >
Full length ultra-light aluminium mudguards.
Hard plastic quarter mudguards, front and rear of the hook lift system.
Lockable steel toolbox. Various sizes available.
Contact us for more information >
Aluminium side protection rails.
Bolted-on ball towing hitch, Scharmuller type, 80mm diameter.
Swivel towing hitch, Scharmuller type. 50mm diameter eyelet.
Rear towing eyelet mounting plate for VBG rear drawbar.
*Available for selected markets only.
Rear mounted hydraulic brake connection.
Rear mounted light connection 7-pin socket.
Rear real-time video camera with screen display.
Model HookLoada HL180
Gross weight (40km/h) C.D.
Tare weight ca. 4900kg
Maximum hooking load 18000kg
Maximum tipping load 18000kg
Drawbar load 3500kg (4000kg)
Hook height C.D.
Hook tower Telescopic
Hook stroke 1100mm
Sprung suspension capacity C.D.
Main cylinders 2 units
Oil requirement 20 litres
Minimum draft requirement 120HP
Hitch height 510mm
Hydraulic pressure required 200 bar
Total length 7580mm
Maximum width (standard wheels) 2550mm
Standard wheels 560/45 R22,5
Connections to tractor 3 x double acting
Standard C.D.

C.D. = Country Dependent

All weights and measurements are subject to hook trailer specification and regional laws. Specification, weights and payload may vary on fast tow models. As we are continually improving our products, technical details, masses and measurements are given as reference values only.

On datasheet below: H = Total height; HH = Hook height; TR = Tower to roller length.