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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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RT31/RT31+: An exceptionally tough radial tire for articulated dump trucks, dozers and front-end loaders.
The Commissioner may well have good reasons for believing that power shovels and backhoes--which have, at least sometimes, longer arms than front-end loaders, and thus may lift their loads to a greater height--present more danger and should be regulated more strictly.
Weidemann's portfolio includes a line of compact wheel loaders, teleloaders and its flagship machines, the Hoftrac branded front-end loaders.
The city's primary snowfighting fleet consists of seven motor graders and seven front-end loaders, says Bob Stenehjem, roads and streets foreman for the Department of Public Works.
In general, bales can be transported more safely by tractors equipped with rear attachments rather than front-end loaders.
Products include tractor and truck mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, agricultural implements, front-end loaders, backhoes and related after market parts and service.
The Whirlwind air classifier and conveyors hydraulically unfold for setup and fold away for breakdown and transport, with no cranes, boom trucks, front-end loaders or special crew needed for any part of the operation.
In addition to servicing scrap yards by loading baler/ loggers, Tabarelli cranes can compete with front-end loaders in the solid waste and paper recycling industries.
Contracts also have been preapproved for labor, emergency services and equipment such as cranes, backhoes and front-end loaders that can quickly clear away large amounts of debris.
Achieving the necessary level of operator comfort can be a daunting task, particularly on larger articulated equipment such as front-end loaders.
Cameras and sensors will be installed on the front-end loaders.
Our products include tractor and truck mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, agricultural implements front-end loaders, backhoe and related after market parts and services.