BL3 Kuckle Boom Grapple Loader

BL3 Knuckle Boom Loader

Use Your Existing Roll-off Boxes With Our Knuckle Boom Grapple Loader

The BL3 Knuckle Boom Grapple Loader is a 20 ft. knuckle boom loader that is permanently mounted in front of a roll-off.  You can use your existing roll-off boxes with this system.

  • Loads into multiple containers without ever leaving the route
  • Available with walk-thru or top mounted controls
  • Accommodates most containers

The BL3 lets you easily swap containers so your shuttle truck can do the shuttling while your loader keeps loading.

Petersen's Knuckle Boom Grapple Loader Advantages

Minimize Windshield Time

  • Your Knuckle Boom loader can work onsite all day long
  • Switch out your containers during the work day to stay off the roads

 

Easily Swap Containers

  • A cable-style roll-off hoist allows for quick container swapping
  • Keep working all through the day with ease

 

Customize to the Job

  • Easily change container sizes to fit the day’s requirements
  • You an easily swap containers even if the job requires more

 

KNUCKLE BOOM TRUCK SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

  • Loader is mounted to a chassis between the cab and the cable roll-off hoist
  • Designed to swap containers and prevent loader from going to the landfill

KNUCKLE BOOM TRUCK ROLL-OFF HOIST

  • Please contact Petersen Industries for roll-off recommendations and requirements.

KNUCKLE BOOM LOADER RECOMMENDED CHASSIS (MINIMUM)

  • Body Style:  Conventional Cab
  • Clear Space: Cab to Roll-off Hoist:  64 inches
  • GVW Rating:  54,000 lbs. (tandem)
  • Frame: 1,500,000 RBM

KNUCKLE BOOM LOADERLIFT CAPACITY

Radius                 Load Capacity
10 ft. radius         7,100 lbs.
16 ft. radius         4,400 lbs.
20 ft. radius         3,200 lbs.

HYDRAULIC REQUIREMENTS FOR KNUCKLE BOOM LOADER

The BL3 Lightning Loader® requires 18 GPM with a maximum system pressure of 2500 psi. This can be accomplished with an air controlled valve section from the hoist control valves fitted with a flow controller set to 18 GPM. The pump can also be upgraded to a tandem and the second pump section can be sized to flow 18 GPM at a preset engine rpm. Please consult a Petersen representative to determine which method best suits your truck.

BL3 knuckle boom loader specs

KNUCKLE BOOM TRUCK GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Reach: 20 ft. 7 in.
Main Boom & Tip Boom: 16 ft. 7 in.
Tip Extension: 4 ft.
Outrigger Span: 11 ft. 8 in.

KNUCKLE BOOM LOADER RECOMMENDED CHASSIS (MINIMUM)

Body Style:  Conventional Cab
Clear Space: Cab to Roll-off Hoist:  64 inches
GVW Rating:  54,000 lbs. (tandem)
Frame: 1,500,000 RBM

Grapple Loader Options

DUAL WALK-THRU WITH QUADSTICK CONTROLS

Dual walk-thru controls are located on both sides of the truck for greater accessibility and visibility. QUADSTICK dual joystick controls are fully proportional and mechanically linked to the valve bank.

Grapple Loader Options

DUAL WALK-THRU WITH PILOT CONTROL JOYSTICKS

Dual pilot joysticks are conveniently located on each side of the dual walk-thru operator platform. These controls are also fully proportional.

Grapple Loader Options

TOP MOUNT WITH PILOT CONTROL JOYSTICKS AND FOOT PEDAL SWING

This option gives the operator the best line of sight as the seated platform rotates 360 degrees with the boom.