Single Person operated
Refuse Side Loader Truck
Offering the fastest and highest bin lifting capacity in the Australian market.
Since its release in 1991, the Bucher Municipal Sport side loader has led the market in side loader refuse collection equipment. The iconic Sport, which stands for single person operated refuse truck, has evolved into a product that exceeds customer’s expectations.
Specifically designed for the rugged Australian conditions, this side loader offers the fastest and highest bin lifting capacity in the Australian market. The Sport side loader is ideal for use in a range of applications from domestic waste, recyclables and FOGO. It comes in a variety of body sizes maximizing your cab chassis’ payload potential and specific waste stream volume to fit your needs.
Available in 14m³,18m³, 20m³, 22m³, 24m³, 25m³, 29m³ and 35m³ body sizes.
Get to know the Sport Side Loader
The Sport Side Loader comes equipped with the fastest and highest capacity bin lifter on the Australian market. Capable of lifting up to 6 bins per minute with a maximum capacity of 180kg across the full range of MGB’s Bucher Municipal's UG-6 Grab provides reduced operational and maintenance costs on our Sport side loader range. When combined with Bucher Municipal's market-leading Extend-A-Slide option, the Sport Side Loader offers Australia’s longest bin lifter reach at 4,480mm for more efficient operation around parked cars and cul-de-sacs.
The Sport side loader features Australia’s hardest wearing hopper, manufactured from highly durable Cruesabro 8000 and Hardox steel for rugged Australian conditions.
Coupled with our new and improved subframe, body and tailgate designs Bucher Municipal’s Sport side loaders offer improved strength and a longer working life.
Utilising the latest in touch screen technology, the Bucher iQ control system is the perfect balance between simplicity and technology.
The Sport also comes equipped with a Bucher developed integrated cooling package that ensures the oil is kept at the ideal operating temperature, resulting in improved productivity and reliability of the hydraulic system, and longer hydraulic oil and component life. The lower operating temperature also allows the use of Biodegradable hydraulic oil reducing the environmental impact.
Bucher Municipal offers a comprehensive range of safety features, including Bin Lifter Collision Avoidance, Automatic Emergency Braking, Front and Rear Weighing, Payload and Bin Weighing and customizable CCTV systems.
Bucher Municipal’s fully integrated camera system provides the operator with visible proximity notifications for pedestrians and obstacles around the machine and the short wheelbase allows for improved maneuverability in narrow streets to keep your operators and your communities safe.
- Available in a range of body sizes: 14m³,18m³, 20m³, 22m³, 24m³, 25m³, 29m³ and 35m³
- UG-6 provides an 80mm reduction in width
- Payload from 4,00kg to 10,000kg
- Bin lifting capacity 125kg-180kg
- Bin lifter cycle 8-12 seconds
- Bin lifter reach 3830mm – 4480mm
- CANBus control system with 12" touch screen
- Hopper capacity 1.3m³
Providing a safer working environment
Bucher Municipal’s Sport side loader comes standard with a range of safety features and are fully complaint with all Australian OH&S standards to ensure the safety of your operators and your communities.
- Automatic tailgate lock and safety check valve
- Bin lifter auto-retract above 4Kp/h
- Fold down hopper access ladder with safety interlock
- Integrated self-aligning tailgate and body props
- Anti-burst vales on hydraulic cylinders
- Emergency stop disables all functions
Built to Last
Designed for the rugged Australian conditions, Bucher Municipals Sport side loader is built to last.
- Constructed from single sheet rolled wear resistant high grade steel
- Designed and tested for 10+ year life expectancy
- Full length subframe to support body and bin lifter
- Dual body tipping cylinders
- Water tight tailgate seal
Automatic aibag suspension-sump when raising body
Innovative and large hopper design
The Sport side loader boasts innovative new hopper and paddle designs which allow the body to positioned closer to the rear of the cab and provides greater hopper clearance in general waste applications.
- Large capacity hopper
- Hard wearing Creusabro 8000 hopper bowl
- Dual electronically controlled paddle cylinders
- Centralised 6 point lubrication system
- Automatic paddle shut off
Providing longer oil life and reducing oil and hydraulic replacement costs
The Sport side loader’s hydraulic system comes equipped with a Bucher developed integrated cooling package that maintains ideal operating temperatures improving the productivity and reliability of the hydraulics system which increased oil and component life. The reduced operating temperatures allow for the use of biodegradable hydraulic oil reducing environmental impact.
- Energy efficient hydraulics system
- Twin high capacity load sensing pumps
- Light weight hydraulic oil tank and cooler mounted on bin lifter assembly
- Cushioned hydraulic cylinders
- Hydraulic ball tank valves
- Hydraulic tank level and temperature gauge
- 10 Micron fiters on pressure & return lines
Australia’s fastest and highest bin lifting capacity.
Bucher’s range of Sport side loaders come equipped with the new UG-6 Bin Lifter, the fastest and highest capacity bin lifter on the Australian market.
- One Grab suits all 2 wheeled MGB’s
- Innovative grab knuckle and narrow arm design provide narrow stowed width and access to bins place closed together
- Standard lift capacity 125Kg with 180Kg option
- Spill flap fitted to prevent spillage during discharge
Bucher iQ control system provides the perfect balance between simplicity and technology.
Utilising the latest in touch screen technology, the Bucher iQ control system comes standard with a large 12 inch touch screen console, providing all functions and system settings at the operator’s finger tips.
- Bucher Municipal CANBus control system with diagnostic interface
- Fully configurable controls with on-screen menus
- Ergonomic arm rest with 4 button joystick handle
- Emergency stop on arm rest
- Dual tipping controls – Touch Screen & Joystick
- 12” colour LCD touch screen wit hintegrated controls and maintenance systems
- Built in warning system
- On screen bin counter, hour meter and payload data (if weighing system fitted)
- Integrated camera system with split screen capability
Comprehensive warranty and protection
All Bucher Municipal Sport side loaders come with a 1 year/2500 hour warranty providing you with comprehensive protection against vehicle faults and fully covers the labour costs of your first vehicle service. A technical & spare parts manual is also included with every vehicle.
An extended 2 year/4800 hours comprehensive warranty and maintenance packages are also available, contact us or your local sales representative for more information.
Australia’s longest bin lifter reach
In addition to having the fastest and highest capacity bin lifter on the market Bucher Municipal also offers the Extend-A-Slide option on all Sport side loader vehicles. With the Extend-A-Slide installed the Sport side loader will offer Australia’s longest bin lifter reach of 4480mm allowing for easy access to bins past obstacles such as parked cars eliminating the need for your operators to exit the vehicle and reposition bins.
Fully integrated camera solutions
Bucher Municipal offers a range of customisable camera systems to suit your needs. Multiple camera brands are available with all camera views integrating into the Bucher IQ Control systems 12” LCD screen. One large screen reduces clutter in the cab.
DVR options are also available for camera recording.
Fully integrated underbody and bin lifter weighing systems
Bucher Municipal offer both underbody and bin lifter weighing systems to provide your operators with accurate and up to date overall payload and individual bin data. Weighing systems can be fully integrated into our CANBus control system as well as third party computer systems.
Bucher Municipal weighing systems are supported nation wide by our National Branch Network.
Automatic Greasing for maximum component life
Bucher Municipal offers an optional automatic greasing system for high wearing items. This eliminates the need for manual greasing and ensures maximum life span and reduced maintenance cost of your components.
Comprehensive operator training
Operator training provided by Bucher Municipal staff ensures that vehicle operators are familiar with the controls, body and functionality of the vehicle ensuring for safe and efficient vehicle operating.
Sport Side Loader for
Green Waste collection
Suitable for green waste collection including biodegradable organic waste. Bucher Municipal offers the Sport side loader green waste in a variety of body sizes and options.
Sport Side Loader for
Suitable for recyclable collection, Bucher Municipal offers the Sport side loader recyclable in a variety of body sizes and options.
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