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4 Benefits Of Reading A HIAB Crane Service Manual

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Jan 17, 2019 5:12:41 PM

When we get a new phone, tablet or cooker even, we tend to read through the manual to better understand which buttons or knobs do what and how the item operates in general. Yet that is not always the case for a very important piece of equipment – the HIAB. Very often, new operators are trained on the job by more experienced hands, and perhaps handed a copy of the operator’s manual if one is still available. All too often, that’s the extent of familiarisation. There is so much more to be gained by taking the time to read through and study the service manual as well as the operator’s manual.

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Topics: Crane Maintenance, HIAB Cranes, HIAB Spare Parts

What is HIAB HiConnect?

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Sep 20, 2018 1:45:00 PM

Everything seems to be going online these days and now your HIAB equipment can be connected to the Internet to feed back a great deal of data about what is happening in real life. Metrics such as location, utilisation, sensor status and so on provide an extremely useful and accurate picture of both usage and mechanical condition.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts, HIAB Cranes

What ALLMI Means For HIAB Users

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Sep 13, 2018 2:43:00 PM


The home page of our website carries a statement to the effect that every one of our engineers has been certified by ALLMI after being factory trained by HIAB. But what exactly does “certified by ALLMI” mean, and just as importantly, what does it mean for you as a HIAB user availing of the our services?

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Topics: HIAB Cranes, HIAB Spare Parts, Crane Maintenance

HIAB Service & Repair From Chesterfield To Skegness

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Aug 8, 2018 11:44:02 AM

Truck Loaders are delighted to announce that after discussions with Hiab UK their coverage has been extended. We already provide authorised HIAB service and repairs in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Now HIAB operators in Postcode locations PE21 Boston to PE25 Skegness inclusive and S40 Chesterfield to S45 Worksop inclusive can benefit from services by Truck Loaders Ltd.

We can also supply, install, service and repair a wide range of new and used lorry loaders and multilift vehicles, and customise them to your specification.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts

Why Buy Your HIAB Crane Spare Parts From Truck Loaders?

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Apr 12, 2018 11:51:58 AM

Dealing with a responsive and dependable spare parts supplier is a key element of efficient fleet maintenance. We have designed our parts service around you, our customers, to deliver exactly what you need, when you need it.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts

Popular HIAB Spare Parts You Might Need!

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Apr 3, 2018 2:16:13 PM

What makes for a popular spare part, you may ask? The answer is that it all depends. Every HIAB range is different with its own unique wear and tear characteristics and the more popular models are naturally responsible for the most demand for spares. We do our utmost to ensure that the range of parts that we stock here at Truck Loaders is adequate to meet the majority of requests that we receive from our customers. If we don’t stock a particular part we can have it sent to us for forwarding to you within 24 hours from your call.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts

6 Mistakes You Don't Want To Make With HIAB Parts

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Sep 18, 2017 2:40:00 PM

To function efficiently, HIAB cranes rely on a wide range of parts working together smoothly. HIAB manufacture high end equipment, with a suite of advanced sensors, control systems and durable structural components. There are plenty of unbranded spare parts available for operators looking to save a bit of money on HIAB parts and some shortcuts you can take on maintenance – but this is not something we recommend.

Many of the emergency repairs we are called out to are the result of incorrectly fitted or poorly maintained HIAB parts, or of low quality imitation components not being up to the job.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts

How To Find The Right HIAB Spare Parts

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Sep 4, 2017 10:11:00 AM

HIAB are the global market leaders for truck loading cranes, used by contractors and building merchants of all sizes across the country. Their equipment is so respected and widely used that ‘HIAB’ has become almost a generic term for any truck loading crane, in the same way as ‘Hoover’ can refer to any make of vacuum cleaner.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts

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