218 6x6 WHEELED RIGID VEHICLES, HEAVY 5

Hemos 6x6, 1994

Hemos 6x6, 1994 : 'it was commissioned on August 14, 1994. PTAC 36T, width 4m, equipped with a Scania 420cv engine, hydrostatic with 4 steering wheels, front and rear. This was the first prototype designed for the application of agricultural limestone and then used in road construction and quarrying, and finally for logging in the forests of eastern France. Despite its size, the turning radius was no greater than that of a luxury sedan : Information and picture from Eduard van Hootegem. Built at Meppel, The Netherlands.

Hemos Tool Carrier 6x6x4, 1995

Hemos : 'It was built in quasi-prototype on order by our small family company in 1995 and belonged to Center-Spreading. It was driving at a speed adjustable from 1m / h to 60km / h thanks to a Mercedes 350cv engine. The drive of the hydraulic pumps was independent of the engine speed.
His predecessor, a larger prototype, 6X6 ended his career in the road works and then in the skidding in the east of France' : Information and picture of E. van Hootegem. http://www.sixmania.fr/les-tracteurs-agricoles/, http://www.nedtrac.com/multitrak3.htm, https://www.tractorfan.nl/pictures/type/14147/

 

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