HD 550 Carrier
Robust earthmoving tipper with flat floor plate and underfloor cylinder
The well-proven vehicles of the Carrier range are designed to meet the highest demands. Based on an ingenious modular system, they have a firmly specified high-quality standard equipment and are usually available ex stock. Technical changes may be carried out in a limited scope.
Chassis: Torsion-resistant chassis made of large-volume rectangular tube 300 x 100 mm/ suspended height-adjustable drawbar for low hitch position with flanged 80 mm ball head coupling/ hydraulic support foot with double acting ram, 6/2 way valve to combine support foot <> hydraulic rear tailgate/ heavy Faust tipping bearings with exchangeable brass bushes, backlash-free / hole pattern G 140 for rear trailer coupling/ pendle axle unit with asymmetrically offset axles, very easy to pull, optimum ground adjustment due to the very large axle oscillation, good stability on rough terrain during driving but also during tipping, user-friendly central lubrication bar/ ALB valve for automatic braking force control/ BPW axles with automatic slack adjusters (ASA)
Body: Sidewalls 5 mm, floor sheet 6 mm, both in one piece, material quality HARDOX 450/ front protection hood/ tipping ram mounted far in front of the front axle for good kinematics/ 2-hose quick lowering system for quick tipping cycles/ body beams 200 x 100 mm/ waterproof welded middle and end stanchions/ body end at top designed as pointed roof, soil or stones does not remain on it/ hydraulic opening rear tailgate, additionally pendulum mounted at the top in order to avoid damages through big rocks, cutting edge all around for light and reliable closing of tailgate/ detachable aluminium access ladder under the body/ robust rubber supports between body and chassis/ bolted mudguards adjustable in width with a steep angle of attack and therefore self-cleaning
Other: 40 km/h homologation according to type approval EU (VO) 167/ 2013/ operating instructions/ robust lamp housing with pointed roof at vehicle rear, high-quality rear lights with shock-resistant lens, LED lighting system, white front position lamps, yellow side marker lamps, rear position lights/ exchangeable, modularly designed rear underride guard/ shot peened frame/ painting 2-component paint in Krampe-red (similar to RAL 3002) satin-finish