How Do You Lift A Truck or Tractor? (All Purpose Lifting Needs)

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September 14, 2021

How Do You Lift A Truck or Tractor? (All Purpose Lifting Needs)

Farm Machinery Repair Has Never Been Easier

How do you lift a truck? Addressing equipment breakdowns and maintenance can seem like a daunting task when it comes to heavy machinery. Something as simple as lifting a truck for easy access and repairs can be a very hazardous situation without the right equipment. 

So just how do you lift a truck (or hoist other agricultural machinery)?  If you want to lift agricultural equipment including trucks, tractors and other heavy vehicles with large tyres effortlessly, Genesis and Stertil-Koni have the solution.

Thanks to their versatility, a wide range of machinery and vehicles can be lifted with the same Stertil-Koni lift.

Stertil-Koni has also developed several special adapters and other accessories specifically for agricultural vehicles. These include an adjustable wheel clamp and a broader crossbeam.

Regardless of your agricultural requirements, a Genesis supplied Stertil-Koni vehicle lift provides a complete ergonomic and safe solution, allowing the mechanic to stand as they complete their repairs or maintenance work.

Features & Benefits for Easy Farm Machinery Repairs

  • Independent mechanical locking system. Engaged after 125mm lifting stroke. Locking pawl engaged by gravity.
  • Ebright Smart Control System with touch screen technology.
  • Locking profile with increments of 35mm.
  • Automatic overload protection.
  • Reliable hydraulic system with long life cycle technology.
  • Adjustable lifting and lowering speeds.

Unique synchronisation system – with capability to link a staggering 32 columns.

Types of Lifts – Stertil-Koni Agricultural Machinery Hoist Options

Mobile Column Lifts

Offering the greatest versatility, Stertil-Koni Mobile Column Lifts allow you to create your own wireless controlled configuration with synchronised lifting and lowering.

Whether you are working on the longest trailer to the widest Combine Harvester, or from a single axle to a ten-axle articulated vehicle, Stertil-Koni wireless mobile column lifts provide the superior lifting solution.

In a three-column configuration for towed equipment, the mobile column lifts are fitted with a special ‘pin and ball tow hitch.’

With capacities of up to 70 tonnes per lifting system, Stertil-Koni vehicle lifts can lift heavy agricultural machinery and vehicles at the touch of a screen.

Stertil-Koni Mobile Column Lifts for Trucks

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Stertil-Koni’s SKYLIFT is ideal for tractors, diggers and wheel loaders.

The SKYLIFT has no crossbeams or base frames for complete freedom of movement with simple, intuitive controls. They provide vertical lifting with no overhang to save space and the ability to flush mount or surface install.

The SKYLIFT comes in platform lengths from 5.7 metres to 14.5 metres and can be set up in a tandem configuration for even longer trucks and equipment!

Stertil-Koni SkyLift

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Stertil-Koni’s DIAMONDLIFT provides maximum freedom of movement.

Choose 2- or 3-cylinder configurations with a lifting capacity of 15,000kg per cylinder. With no electrical components below floor level and aluminium trench covers with a 6,000kg wheel load, enjoy electronic synchronisation for maximum safety and comfort.

Stertil-Koni DiamondLift

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Stertil-Koni’s range of 4 post hoists are suitable for large and heavy self-driving vehicles and farm machinery repairs.

They feature a platform lift without crossbeams and a clever space-saving design. The low drive-on height is a gamechanger.  

Stertil-Koni 4 post lift

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Specialised AgriAdaptors

Among the accessories available for its impressive range, Stertil-Koni has released a multi-purpose agricultural adaptor. It is:

  • Suitable to use for lifting tractors with two mobile columns on the front and on the rear
  • Modular in design so it is easy to adapt to various applications
  • Able to be configured to requirement specific solutions using individual components
  • Available with standard or wide upper beam
  • Designed with a 40mm axle pin that fits a K80 ball to lift on the drawbar
  • Able to be fitted with a wide range of adaptors for various applications.

About Stertil-Koni

Thanks to the quality of its people, its entirely in-house production and its international organisation, Stertil-Koni is the world’s number one in heavy-duty vehicle lifting.

In addition to the commercial vehicles market, Stertil-Koni has a sharp focus on the agricultural sector, developing specific lifting solutions for agricultural vehicles and towed equipment.

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