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36 tonnes Safe Working Load, tare weight from 7,1 tonnes.
36 tonnes lifting capacity
With 36 tonnes Safe Working Load the Hammar 160 can easily handle fully loaded containers.
Compact and simple
The Hammar 160 is very easy to operate and has an the crane and support leg in line with eachother, making the overall design more compact.
Lightest Sidelifter on the market
The Hammar 160 is the lightest heavy duty Sidelifter on the market, with a tare weight starting at 7,1 tonnes with 3 axles and 20'-40 capacity.
Two support leg positions
The Hammar 160 support leg has two positions, one for ground level handling and one for transfering.
The Hammar 160 can be mounted on a number of different trailer models.
The Hammar 160 is a proven sidelifter model, designed with simplicity and reliability in mind. With 36 tonnes lifting capacity it can easily handle fully loaded containers.
It has the lowest tare weight on the market for any sidelifter model with a lifting capacity over 30 tonnes, from 7.1 tonnes with 20’-40’ capacity and 3 axles.
The support legs move in a fixed arc and can be placed in two positions: on ground level or on top of a companion chassis or railroad wagon. The Hammar 160 is the best choice when you want to maximize your payload. It is excellent at lifting to/from the ground, and works well when transferring to/from some companion chassis.
Lifting from/to ground
The Hammar 160 is fast, easy and safe for lifting containers to/from ground level. A full handling cycle only takes 3-4 minutes.
Transfer from/to another chassis
Hammar 160 can transfer to/from a number of other chassis types. The support legs are both placed onto the companion chassis or with one support leg behind or in front of it.
Hammar 160 can be equipped with 30 tonnes stacking capacity, enabling stacking of two 8’6” containers. Two extra support legs are mounted on the non-lifting side for safety and extra stability.
The Hammar 160 is the lightest heavy duty sidelifter in the world, providing lower emissions, less wear and maximum payload on the road.
When buying a Hammar Sideloader you always get a high quality Hammar designed chassis, optimized and made for Sideloader operations. We have a number of models to fulfil our customers’ requirements, which are then adapted to suit local regulations and the customer’s needs.
Fixed Chassis, Sliding Cranes - 160 S
The S-chassis is a fixed length, and has sliding cranes meaning it can handle multiple container sizes. It has a straight forward design and the lowest tare weight of all Hammar chassis. It is the most common model used world-wide. Also available with fixed cranes for single size containers upon request.
Telescopic chassis, Combination - 160 C
The most common telescopic chassis is the C-chassis (Combination). It combines sliding cranes with a telescopic chassis, and has a low tare weight. The sliding cranes enable optimized weight distribution of your load. A telescopic chassis is a requirement in some countries for transporting 45' or longer containers on the road.
Telescopic chassis, Advanced - 160 A
The A-chassis (Advanced) is a unique chassis from Hammar and, as the name suggests, the most advanced. It is made of three moving chassis parts and has sliding cranes. This makes it possible to optimise the weight distribution for both 2 and 3-axle trucks, as well as for different container sizes. It is also possible to make it shorter than a C-chassis in its shortest position (20’).
Telescopic chassis, Trombone - 160 T
The T-chassis (Trombone) is the simplest telescopic chassis. The chassis extends and retracts between 20’-40’ modes and has fixed cranes. The T-chassis can be built to the shortest length, providing a high level of manoeuvrability when transporting 20’ containers.
We offer different axle configurations to your Hammar chassis; different number of axles, optimized weight distribution and more. All conforming to local regulations and your needs.
Our trailer chassis models can be built as a gooseneck chassis. A gooseneck chassis is designed to transport 40'+ High Cube containers in countries where height restrictions makes this a requirement. Max 36 tonnes lifting capacity.
Road train options
A Hammar chassis can be built with a 5th wheel/turntable or a drawbar coupling for towing another semi-trailer or full-trailer behind. This allows you to have a road train that you can load and unload with the Sidelifter.
A Hammar trailer chassis can be built as a low bed chassis, giving a significantly lower overall height when loaded. Excellent for extra high loads or other situations that restrict the height of the vehicle.
A centre container beam with 4 twist locks is mounted. With the 2 twin-locks (joiners) included you can connect and lift 2 lightly loaded 20' containers simultaneously. Heavier can be transported.
Raise & Lower function
Allows the operator to adjust the height of the trailer when loading/unloading. Extremely useful when operating on uneven ground, or when transferring from/to a higher or lower companion chassis.
The Hammar is equipped and adapted for handling of dangerous goods according to local regulations.
The Hammar can be equipped with two different weighing systems; a load indicator system with an accuracy of ± 400 kg and/or a SOLAS certified scale with an accuracy down to ±50 with optional printer.
Composite foot plates
Two foot plates of recycled composite material. Placed under the support legs or trailer landing legs, they drastically reduce the ground pressure. Comes with storage brackets on the Hammarlift.
Adjustable container stops
Adjustable container stops allow for transport of over-wide containers, e.g. tank or pallet wide containers.
Equip your Hammarlift with the capacity to stack two containers high, from ground level. N/A for model 130 and 140.
Replace one of the support legs to the extending underslung leg. Excellent when support positions are below a chassis, rail wagon or similar. Available for model 110, 130, 151, 155, 160, 195.
Automatic container twist locks
Automatic crane twist locks for more efficient operations and less room for human error. Connected to automatically open/close when the crane power is engaged/disengaged.
Central Lubrication System
Automated centralized lubrication system supplying all greasing points on the crane and trailer. Reduces maintenance time and costs, and increases the product life time.
Hammar Optical positioning equipment
“HOPE” - Optical sensors reading the position of a container next to the Sideloader when lining up, alerting with a green light when cranes are in correct position for lifting. Increases efficiency.
Alloy toolbox mounted on the non-lifting side of the Hammar Sideloader.
Lifting one axle when driving with less load. Saves greatly on tyre wear. Lowers automatically when maximum legal load is reached on the other axles.
Radio remote control
Cordless radio remote for all Hammar functions. The operator can control the lifting from any position outside the hazard zone, increasing usability, efficiency and safety. Choose a 1 or 2 hand unit.
A high quality, PLC based monitoring system that provides maximum safety. The mass and position of the load is continuously monitored. Includes a display that shows a number of useful variables.
A camera or reverse sensor is installed in the rear of the Hammarlift. Increases efficiency, usability, safety and prevents damages.
Equip the Hammar Sideloader with extra LED lights for safer and more efficient operations with limited daylight. E.g. illumination of twist locks, extra reverse lights, or extra warning lights etc.
Reduce your tare weight, increase your payload and lessen wear and fuel consumption.
Ultra Light cranes
The new generation of cranes. Reduce the tare weight of the Sideloader cranes by 400-800 kg depending on model. Available for model 160, 180 & 195. Hammar Safety+ system is included as a standard.
Light Weight Chassis
Optimized chassis structure and materials reduces the tare weight by 270-470 kgs depending on model. Available with alloy landing legs & carbon fender brackets. Available for chassis model S and C.
Aluminium rims reduces tare weight by 100-200 kg, while giving better heat distrubution, longer lifetime for tyres, brakes etc. and lowered fuel consumption. Gives a sleek and polished finish.
Personalize the look and style of your Hammar Sideloader. Your advertising on the road.
Choose from a number of painting options. Colors of chassis and cranes. What type of paint, Hammar standard, metallic, clear coating or with zinc primer.
Aluminium rims gives a sleek and polished finish. Also reduces tare weight by 100-200 kg, while giving heat distrubution, longer life time for tyres, brakes etc. and lowered fuel consumption.
Stainless steel light bar
A high polished stainless steel light bar, with round LED lights. Gives a sleek and high-end look.
Personalize your Hammar with advertisement plates mounted on the sideguards or at the back crane of the 195 model. Choose color, graphics, text etc according to your needs.
Choose from standard mud guards and full width mud guards. Available with custom prints as option.
Mount or use an existing hydraulic pump & power take-off on your truck and use the truck to power the Hammar. Significantly less tare weight and maintenance costs compared to a power pack.
Diesel Power Pack
Power the Hammar by mounting a separate engine on the chassis. Makes the unit powered independently of any truck.
Electric Power Pack
A more environmentally friendly and quieter alternative to the diesel power pack. Can be charged by the truck while driving and by plug-in.
At Hammar, our goal is to give each and every operator a thorough training of our machines in order to operate them in a safe and efficient manner, all to minimize the risk of personal injuries and machine damage.
Hammar, through our financial partner, offers a wide range of financial solutions to cover your needs. With a professional team we can recommend the right financial product for you, optimised to the local tax and laws for your area
Trade in your used Hammar
Hammar offers to trade in your old Hammar Sideloader when buying a new. With expert industry knowledge we will give you a professional evaluation of your Sideloader and a price to match.