Weidemann Hoftrac/farm loader 1160 canopy with grab and fork in action
Weidemann Hoftrac/farm loader 1160 canopy with snow plough in action
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160 with pallet fork, Studio

Hoftrac 1160 - Compact and maneuverable

The Weidemann Hoftrac 1160 is a true bestseller and is particularly characterized by its compact design, low center of gravity, small turning radius and powerful performance. Working in narrow spaces is no problem with this compact wheel loader. Already in this size class, Weidemann has been able to implement a cab with plenty of headroom and freedom of movement. The complete glazing gives the operator an excellent view of the attachment and the entire work area. The large selection of attachments ensures that the Hoftrac 1160 is very versatile.


Additional Features

Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, Articulated pendulum joint

Maximum traction through articulated pendulum joint

  • The articulated pendulum joint enables all four wheels to maintain traction control even on uneven terrain. This increases the productivity of the machine and gives the operator optimum control.
  • The optimal ratio of articulation and swing angle ensures high traction control. This makes it easy to maneuver the machine. Even in confined spaces, there is no collision between the front and rear sections of the machine.
  • The front and rear carriages can swing independently of each other. The operator can thus react sensitively to every bump. This increases comfort and creates a safe feeling while driving.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, Differential lock

100 % connectible differential lock

  • Compared to a self-locking differential, the switchable 100 % differential lock provides maximum traction and thrust when needed. This increases the efficiency of the machine.
  • During normal traction drive, the differential lock is switched off. This provides safety and causes less tire wear, thus saving operating costs.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, P-kinematics

Perfectly tuned P-kinematics

  • The P-kinematics are characterized by exact parallel guidance over the entire stroke range. Unintentional rolling out is not possible. This makes handling easy and safe for the operator.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, wheels

Optimum tires

  • The right tires for a machine play an important role in practical application. If the tires are matched to the ground and the application, the operator can work optimally with the machine.
  • Selecting the right tires ensures maximum traction as well as minimum wear and a pleasant running smoothness of the machine. These aspects also increase the service life of the tires and at the same time increase economic efficiency.
  • Different profiles are available depending on the model so as to achieve optimum performance on every ground: EM profile, AS profile, SureTrax profile, RP profile, MPT profile, Multiuse profile and Bibload profile. This ensures maximum flexibility in machine configuration ex works.
  • Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, Powder coating

    High-quality powder coating

    • Compared to conventional wet painting, powder coating increases corrosion protection. It thus prolongs the value preservation of the machine to a great extent. In addition, the process is based on powder recovery. Therefore, it is particularly environmentally friendly.
    • The durable powder coating guarantees value retention and ensures an accordingly high resale value for the machine.
  • Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, Kinematics in general

    Perfectly tuned kinematics

    • At Weidemann, the kinematics are adapted to the size of the machine, based on application. This ensures optimum power ratios and maximum productivity for every machine.
    • The large hydraulic cylinders always provide enough reserves. The components of the loader unit are not operated at maximum.
    • The optimum matching and superior workmanship of the loading arm design and hydraulic cylinders increases the longevity of the machine.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, Efficiency

Work efficiently

  • Efficiency is one of the most important characteristics that machines should have for efficient application. That’s because the faster and more timesaving a machine maneuvers, the higher is its work output.
  • In Weidemann machines, economic efficiency stands for technically sophisticated solutions, such as powerful drive, strong tearing forces, high-performance kinematics, high maneuverability, excellent stability and an efficient rapid-change system for attachments.
  • Other factors that speak for economic efficiency: low wear, high-quality powder coating, hardened pins, good accessibility to service, high cylinder speeds and flexible driving speeds.
Weidemann Hoftrac, wheel loader, telescopic wheel loader 1140BL-9580T, Change attachments

Efficient change of attachments

  • The hydraulic rapid-change system allows attachments to be exchanged conveniently and quickly. The good view of the rapid-change plate makes changing attachments particularly easy.
  • Changing the attachments is extremely safe thanks to the 2-hand operation when de-coupling.
  • The machine is immediately ready for use again after changing the attachment. This increases productivity and improves economic efficiency.
Weidemann Hoftrac, wheel loader, telescopic wheel loader 1160, 1260LP-9580T, Brake-inch pedal

Inch brake pedal: Engine output where it is needed.

  • 1. No pressure on the inch-brake pedal: Full power for the traction drive. 2. Lightly pressed inch-brake-pedal: Speed is reduced, more power to the work hydraulics. 3. Strongly pressed inch-brake-pedal: The speed is reduced further, even more power to the work hydraulics. 4. Fully pressed inch-brake-pedal: The wheel loader is stationary, full power to the work hydraulics.
  • The advantages of the inch-brake-pedal: Less wear of the service brake as well as optimum power distribution of the engine output.
  • The inch-brake-pedal and hydrostatic traction drive enable very sensitive work to be done with the machine.
Weidemann wheel loader, Ballast weight

Ballast weight

  • The machine can be equipped with a ballast weight (floor plate on the rear carriage) and/or cast iron rear weight. This means that heavier loads can be transported thanks to the higher tipping load.
  • The increased tipping load expands the range of applications, as larger attachments can be operated and heavier loads can be moved with the same machine.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, Two strong lift cylinders

Two powerful lifting cylinders

  • Two powerful lifting cylinders guarantee that the load distribution is always optimally transferred to the loading arm. The entire loading system also gains in stability. A plus in terms of safety for the operator.
  • The stable loading arm together with two lifting cylinders prevents damage to the loader unit through torsion in the best possible way. This reduces service costs and increases the value preservation of the machine.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, Twin tyres

Twin tires

  • The machine is equipped with two additional tires on the front axle. The additional tires widen the contact surface of the loader, which results in greater stability.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, Overhead guard

Safe overhead guard with restraint system

  • An overhead guard with restraint system is fitted as standard on the compact Hoftracs. The overhead guard and the restraint system for the operator comply with the safety provisions of the current European Machinery Directive according for ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure) and FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure). The overhead guard thus fulfills all legal requirements and offers maximum safety.
  • The overhead guard ensures good all-round visibility: The operator always has the work area and the immediate environment of the machine in view. This increases safety when working with the machine.
  • Depending on the model, a front and rear window are available to better protect the operator from the effects of the weather.
Weidemann Hoftracs, wheel loader, telescopic wheel loader 1140BL-9580T, Lightning

Illumination of the work area

  • The lighting can be adapted for different requirements: Halogen lighting, lighting according to StVZO, LED lighting and additional headlights on the driver's cab, the loader unit or the telescopic arm. This allows working with the machine adjusted to the individual, even in the dark.
  • A well-lit work area increases work safety and lets the operator work even longer with the machine, in a concentrated and safe manner.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, Entry and exit

Easy entry and exit

  • In just a few steps, the operator can comfortably enter the cab or operator's platform of the machine. This is made possible by the large, non-slip steps and the easy-to-reach handholds. This increases operator safety when getting in and out of the machine.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, Long loading swing arm

Increased lifting height and reach with long loading arm

  • In addition to the standard loading arm, many Hoftracs have one, or even several, longer loading arms as an option. The longer loading arm realizes an increased lifting height and reach. This means that there is no need to automatically switch to a larger machine. This makes compact machines even more efficient and flexible in application.
  • In addition to the increased lifting height, the reach of the machine is also increased. This allows, for example, loading and unloading of a trailer with pallet forks, even in the second row.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, Multitool

A multi tool for many applications

  • The work tasks on a farm are varied, and so are the attachments from Weidemann. Every model becomes a multi-function control stalk machine with our comprehensive and well thought-out range of attachments.
  • The possible application of many different attachments increases the economic efficiency of a machine.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1390, Fold-down operator’s canopy eps (Easy Protection System)

Folding overhead guard eps (Easy Protection System)

  • Optionally, the Weidemann Hoftracs can also be equipped with the folding overhead guard eps (Easy Protection System). The eps can be folded down manually for a low clearance height in just a few steps. The eps complies with the safety requirements of the current European Machinery Directive for ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure) and FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure).
  • The eps increases the flexibility of the machine, as low passages can also be passed. This allows the machine to adapt to the spatial conditions accordingly.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160-1390, Transport car trailer

Transport on car trailer

  • Save time and transport costs: The machines can be easily transported on a car trailer thanks to compact dimensions and low weight.
  • The lashing points are optimally attached to the machine. This ensures that transport lock can be carried out in accordance with standards.
  • Depending on the machine type and equipment, transport can also include the attachment.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1140-1880, Rear hydraulic connections

Rear hydraulic connections

  • The loader can be equipped at the back with hydro connections (single or double acting). This expands the range of applications of the machine, as rear hydraulic attachments or tipper trailers can be operated.
  • The machine can be used multi-functionally for different activities. No additional vehicles or machines are required.
Weidemann Hoftrac, wheel loader, telescopic wheel loader1140BL-9580T, 4. Control circuit

Separate 4th Control circuit

  • The machine can be optionally equipped with a double-acting hydraulic auxiliary control circuit. The separate 4th control circuit is operated independently and individually and allows the extended application of hydraulic attachments with multiple connections and functions.
Weidemann Hoftrac, wheel loader, telescopic wheel loader 1140BL-9580T, Electrical connections front and rear

Front and/or rear electrical connections

  • The machine can be equipped with front and/or rear electrical connections. This allows electrically operated additional functions of attachments, such as a sweeping machine with water spraying mechanism, to be operated. It is also possible to switch additional functions of hydraulic attachments. The operation is comfortable via the joystick.
  • The electric functions (push/lock) can be individually assigned to the joystick controls if desired.
  • Electrical connections at the front and/or rear ensure that a wide range of attachments can be operated with the machine. This in turn increases the range of applications of the machine.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1140, 1160, 1280, Pressureless return

Pressureless reverse travel

  • Certain attachments with their own hydraulic motor require a pressureless return line. The hydraulic oil flows back to the hydraulic oil tank via the oil cooler and oil filter in a well-sized separate line. This offers the advantage that the attachment can feed the return oil cooled and without increased stagnation pressure back into the hydraulic oil tank. This protects components of the machine and the attachment.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1140, 1160, 1280, Tiltable driver´s platform

Very good service access due to tiltable driver's cab

  • The driver's cab can be tilted to the side in a few easy steps. This allows uncomplicated access to the engine, hydraulic system and electrics. This greatly simplifies the monitoring and maintenance of the machine.
  • Easy and quick maintenance maximizes the availability of the machine and optimizes the operating costs.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, 1280, Tiltable cab

Very good service access due to tiltable cab

  • The cab can be tilted to the side in a few easy steps. This allows uncomplicated access to the engine, hydraulic system and electrics. This greatly simplifies the monitoring and maintenance of the machine.
  • Easy and quick maintenance maximizes the availability of the machine and optimizes the operating costs.
Weidemann Hoftrac, Split hydraulic hoses

Maintenance-friendly hydraulic hosing

  • Short hydro connections are generally installed on Weidemann machines. This means that the hoses are split at several places. If a hydro connection needs to be replaced; only the affected part is replaced. This means that there is no need to replace the entire hose connection in the hydraulic circuit. This speeds up repair times enormously and is also cost-efficient.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, 1280, 1880, Adjustable steering column

Adjustable steering column

  • The steering column can be individually adjusted to suit the operator's needs. This ensures that every operator can work with the machine in an ergonomic and focused manner.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1140-1280, Joystick

Ergonomic Joystick

  • The joystick fits securely and comfortably in the hand. The control is both direct and responsive. This means that the operator always has the machine and the most important functions under control.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160-1880, Working environment

Comfortable working environment

  • The efficiently designed heating and ventilation system with fan, fresh air filter and well-placed air nozzles keeps the cab in a comfortable working climate.
  • The various Weidemann cab versions always have sufficient air nozzles installed. This enables good air circulation and makes the working climate pleasant for the operator.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, 1190e, 1280, Ventilation as needed

Ventilation as required

  • Depending on the version, the cab has large, wide-opening doors or windows on both sides that can be opened erect. With the divided door, the upper window pane can be opened and locked in place. Gap ventilation is also possible. This ensures fresh air in the cab, even without air conditioning, and increases comfort for the operator in warm outside temperatures.
Weidemann Hoftrac 1160, 1190e, Driver's seat without joystick Console with suspension

Comfortable and ergonomic operator's seat

  • The driver's seat is ergonomically shaped, well sprung and adjustable. The optional air sprung comfort seat offers even more pleasant conditions. Seat heating is available for cold temperatures. This increases the comfort for the operator. He can thus concentrate on working with the machine for longer periods.
  • Depending on the model, different seats are available to match the size of the machine. The various seat adjustment options allow individual settings for the operator, providing optimum comfort.
  • Weidemann Hoftrac 1140, 1160, 1280, Exhaust emission standard engine selection

    Current emission standard and suitable engine

    • When implementing the current emissions directive for the reduction of exhaust gases and pollutants, it is important not to compromise in terms of performance, service life or economic efficiency of the machines, despite strict regulations. To implement this directive, Weidemann uses the latest engine technologies. These are equipped with various exhaust gas after-treatment systems.
    • Each machine can be equipped with the motorization appropriate for its size class. This prevents under- or over-motorization, which in turn ensures fuel-efficient and economical operation.
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