Semi lowloaders and semi lowloaders with drop deck
Goldhofer offers the complete range of axle technology that covers knuckle-type steering axles with air suspension or with hydraulic axle suspension, pendular axle technology and Mac-Pherson axle technology »MPA«. All the friction-steered vehicles are available as semi low-loaders, the vehicles with power-steering are also available as semi lowloaders with drop deck.
MPA 3 in operation
Goldhofer’s MPA technology: award-winning patent
In just three years, Goldhofer’s patented and multiple award-winning MPA axle technology has become the benchmark for the heavy haulage industry. With a system based on just a few high-strength components in combination with low-maintenance independent suspension for minimum deadweight, Goldhofer has developed a robust solution reduced to the essentials. These strengths give Goldhofer’s MPA axle technology the leading edge in comparison with other steering axle systems. A 60° steering angle for maximum maneuverability, an impres-sive suspension stroke with minimum track difference over the full stroke and a 780 mm minimum loading height combined with fifth-wheel loads between 20 and 35 tons set new standards throughout the industry. In response to market demand, Goldhofer now offers MPA technology as an option with all its models in the semi and low loader range.
STZ-P – reliable in all terrain
Goldhofer’s STZ-P with tried and tested pendular axle technology
Goldhofer’s STZ-VP (285)
The THP/SL family – non-driven modular heavy-duty solutions in all weight classes with proven ball bearing race ring technology
On the road or construction site: Low deadweight is not all that makes the THP/SL-S such a flexible solution. This lightweight vehicle has a high bending moment and is ideal for concentrated loads and high cargoes on the dropdeck, flatbed or vessel deck. It is designed for axle loads upto 15.6 tons with 245/70 and upto 23 tons with 285/70 tires. With the big tires, the SL-S is a winner for all-terrain capability, while the advantage of the THP/SL-L, which is equipped with 215/75 twin tires, is the perfect match between payload and axle loads. The torsion-resistant frame and continuous loading platform are the key to safe transport operations on the road and in the plant with axle loads of upto 26.1 tons. The THP/SL-L is also a real team player. It can be combined with the THP/SL and the self-propelled PST/SL and PST/SL-E to master even the most demanding heavy haulage operations.
The Goldhofer THP/SL family
The THP heavy-duty modules (SL) have earned their name in countless operations. Our “orig-inal” comes with 215/75 twin tires, and the axles are designed for loads of upto 45 tons. In addition, they are combinable with PST self-propelled transporters. The result: uncompromis-ing load-handling modules for cargoes in the super heavyweight class. And modularity is trump: The modules are freely combinable with various accessories including flatbed, excavator and vessel decks and goosenecks so as to guarantee an economical vehicle configuration for every transport operation. Moreover, different vehicles are available with pivot bearings.
Goldhofer’s »ADDRIVE« is already a big seller
PST – turning THP modules into self-propelled vehicles
PST modules constitute the all-round carefree package from the house of Goldhofer. These self-propelled modular transporters are autonomous systems, which deliver regular proof of their interoperability in a variety of transport operations handled by Goldhofer customers. Goldhofer’s hydrostatic drive turns the THP heavy-duty modules into powerful self-propelled transporters (PST). The PST series, for axle loads up to 60t, that is available in 2.43m and 3m width (depending on the type), is very economical as all vehicles are fitted with standard truck tires (215 mm, 285 mm, 315 mm and 385 mm). In addition, the electronic multiway steering with +/-135° maximum steering angle helps keep tire wear to a minimum without missing out on the wide range of steering programs including standard steering modes such as normal, transversal (90°), diagonal and carousel as well as several special steering programs. And they are all available at the press of a button on the remote. Moreover, the PST series is available with mechanical steering with 55° maximum steering angle.
Goldhofer’s modular vehicle systems give customers a decisive competitive edge. Goldhofer is the name for practical and particularly economical vehicles offering flexible combination options for the transport industry requirements of today and tomorrow.