front-end loader


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front-end loader

[¦frənt ¦end ′lōd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An excavator consisting of an articulated bucket mounted on a series of movable arms at the front of a crawler or rubber-tired tractor.

front-end loader

front-end loader
1. A bucket and lift-arm assembly designed for use on the front of a tractor; hydraulic cylinders, which raise and lower the lift arms, tip the bucket so that it may be dumped in the elevated position.
2. The entire machine using the above assembly.
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At approximately the same time, Moore dumped a bucket of fly ash into the hopper and backed the front-end loader down the ramp.
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Power trip: Moving garbage with the front-end loader is a kick, she says, and discarded TV sets are a favorite.
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Waruzila to get a state contract for a front-end loader the two state officials owned.
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The 3E series tractors are available with the optional factory-installed model 305 front-end loader, which features a high 530 kg (1,168 lb) lift capacity.
Wireless controls allow the operator to control the feed rate, stop the system and move the plant as required from the convenience of the excavator or front-end loader cab.
The HydraCrusher fits on the front a scoop tram, a type of front-end loader used in mines.
The last death was not of a Borax employee, but of a worker for a Minnesota company that had bought one of Borax's huge front-end loader tractors.
National Coal is also in discussion with a second insurance provider on a related claim pertaining to a front-end loader that was totaled in the same March 2006 rock collapse.
If adopted, ordinance will appropriate $89,000 for a few various capital items, including a new front-end loader, upgrades to communication tie-lines in the furniture, town, and computer hardware.