Front-loading equipment is extremely rare in Ukraine. It is most popular in the United States, it is used to service huge containers in shopping areas.
GARBAGE TRUCK WITH REAR LOADING
About 70% of all garbage trucks belong to this type. They are the most versatile, used for both domestic and commercial waste collection, compatible with most containers, the easiest to maintain and repair.
Special equipment is used for small volumes of work, mainly in residential areas, and in areas where there are no garbage containers. It has a high coefficient of compaction of garbage (about 6, against 4 in garbage trucks with side loading), which allows you to transport a larger amount of cargo at once. The car is maneuverable and passes even in narrow yards.
GARBAGE TRUCK WITH SIDE MECHANIZED LOADING
Serve standard containers with a volume of 0.75-1.1 m³ ;. They have a closed body, equipped with a window for throwing garbage. Thanks to the loading mechanism, manual work can be completely eliminated from the process, so garbage collection is faster. One driver-operator who will operate loading and unloading mechanisms is enough for full-fledged work. Of the disadvantages - to empty the trash can, it rises to a height of 3 meters above the ground. This requires special attention of the driver during manipulations.
GARBAGE TRUCKS WITH PORTAL MECHANIZED LOADING
They are mainly used for construction and industrial solid waste, scrap metal, waste from the woodworking, agricultural, food industries, and others. Portal garbage trucks work with removable containers, in which garbage is transported to the disposal site. Only one person is required to perform the work, and removing and loading the removable container takes about 2 minutes. Suitable for transporting large and oversized garbage.
Portal garbage trucks can be used as a machine for transportation of goods, small special vehicles. To do this, a special transport platform is installed on the chassis.