HookLoada HL180ST

Welcome to the cross-sector world of HookLoada

Multi-modal world of HookLoada

HL180ST is the most popular entry point into the multi-modal world of HookLoada. With a 30% bigger payload than HL014S, the 18 tonne HookLoada is perfect for medium-size contractors who need extra capacity for only a small extra investment. Stronga’s classic 18 tonne HookLoada delivers reliability and performance like no other; leading the market with a stronger, lighter and lower design; enabling greater payload at speed.

Pretty. Epic.

From agriculture to construction

HookLoada HL180 continues to prove one of our most popular models with huge numbers of satisfied users across the globe. Clients typically extend the use of this versatile hook lift system across a wide range of sectors from agriculture to waste management and construction.

Unlimited potential

with Stronga hook lift systems

Perfect cross-sector hybrid

For clients with modern diversified businesses straddling different sectors, the 18 tonne Stronga hook lift system is the perfect cross-sector hybrid. Learn more about the design of the HL180 model in the video below.


Key Benefits

Roller height on standard wheels – 1100mm

  • Stable cornering profile
  • Low container loading angle

Excellent tipping angle - 52°

  • Great heaping ability
  • Clean emptying across all materials

Hook container length - 4600 - 6500mm

  • Access to the main, standard container market

Length from tower to rear roller - 5320mm

  • Compact while offering good capacity
  • Cross over to the ISO / intermodal world

Standard Specifications

BPW commercial 410×120 brake axles, 120×120 square beam. 10 stud.
21t multileaf sprung suspension. 1480mm distance between axles.
Shockproof rubber-mount drawbar for high comfort at speed.
Powerful hydraulic brakes on all wheels.
560/45 R22,5 Nokian Country King TL radial tyres. 10 stud heavy-duty wheels. Load rating per tyre:

6300kg @ 40km/h
4625kg @ 65km/h
Hydraulic container locking clamps.
Hydraulic rear axle stabilisers.
3 position plate for bolting towing eyelet.
Swivel towing hitch. STR type. 50mm diameter eyelet.
Rear removable bumper.
12 V electric system. Sealed loom. All lights super-bright LED.
Cable-type hand brake.
Manual telescopic drawbar support leg.

Optional Equipment


BPW high speed commercial axle, 410x180 brake axles, 150x150 - 16mm square beam, 10 stud.


BPW auto-centring free steering rear axle, 420x180 brake axles, 150x150 - 16mm square beam, 10 stud, 2150mm track.


CommandSteer™ - in-cab control – excellent manoeuvrability in reverse – free steering travelling forwards. Watch video >


Load sensing for hydraulic brakes.


WABCO air brakes on all wheels of the hook lift system.


Load Sensing Valve (LSV) for air brakes.


Dual air and hydraulic brake system.


Load Sensing Valve (LSV) for hydraulic suspension.


24t parabolic sprung suspension, 1810mm distance between axles.


32t parabolic sprung suspension, 1810mm distance between axles.


Air suspension with height controlling valve (AirLoada™ comes as standard when you buy STR-409). Watch video >


Hydraulic suspension for optimal hook loader axle travel. Watch video >


Hydraulic drawbar for easy levelling and high comfort. Watch video >


Electronic Power Steering (EPS). Watch video >


Independent hydraulic system with PTO, 130 l/min pump. Distributor operated by remote control.


Two pipes to the tractor hydraulic system with distributor operated by remote control.


Auxiliary hydraulic connections with changeover valve at the rear of the hooklift.


Auxiliary hydraulic connections with electrical changeover valve at the rear of the hook lift system.


Auxiliary connections with changeover valve on the hook tower.


Auxiliary connections with electrical changeover valve on the hook tower.


QuickLoada™ fast tipping and unloading system. Watch video >


Two super-bright LED adjustable rear working lights.


Other tyre brands and tyre sizes available.
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Full length ultra-light aluminium mudguards.


Hard plastic quarter mudguards, front and rear of the hook lift system.


Lockable steel toolbox. Various sizes available.
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Aluminium side protection rails.


Bolted-on ball towing hitch, Scharmuller type, 80mm diameter.


Swivel towing hitch, Scharmuller type. 50mm diameter eyelet.


Rear towing eyelet mounting plate for VBG rear drawbar.


Rear mounted hydraulic brake connection.


Rear mounted light connection 7-pin socket.
Model HookLoada HL180ST
Gross weight (40km/h) 22000kg
Tare weight ca. 4900kg
Maximum hooking load 18000kg
Maximum tipping load 18000kg
Drawbar load 3500kg (4000kg*)
Hook height 1450mm
Hook tower Telescopic
Hook stroke 1100mm
Sprung suspension capacity 21000kg
Main cylinders 2 units
Oil requirement 20 litres
Minimum draft requirement 120HP
Hydraulic pressure required 200 bar
Total length 7580mm
Maximum width (standard wheels) 2550mm
Standard wheels 560/45 R22,5
Connections to tractor 3 x double acting
Standard SS 3021

All weights and measurements are subject to hook lift system specification and regional laws. Specification, weights and payload may vary on fast tow models.As we are continually improving our products, technical details, masses and measurements are given as reference values only.