7 - 17 t GVW

HT 08



Versatility at all stages

The versatility of the PALFINGER TELESCOPIC hooklift makes it the most popular choice among buyers. Covering the widest range of container length and lifting capacity on offer, it is configurable to meet a wide variety of standards and satisfy our customers worldwide. It’s very low transport height and light weight contribute to the assets to maximize application options safely. The different comfort levels make this range highly customizable to the needs of the users and the market.

The HT 08 can be installed on chassis from 8 to 12 t and is capable of handling containers up to 8 t in loading, unloading, trailer transfer and tipping.

Thanks to the telescopic jib, users will be able to handle a wide range of different container lengths and work on a variety of applications with the same vehicle. In addition, rental, transport or waste management companies increase the operating possibilities of their fleet. 

The level of equipment technology can be tailored with the SLD or TEC lines to focus on the essentials or benefit from the latest innovations in safety, comfort and performance. It is equipped with a new hook shape to ease catching bars of stackable or unconventional containers.

With the lowest transport height on the market, the HT 08 enables you to transport larger containers to increase the available volume - hookheights from 1000 to 1570 mm. In addition, its light weight optimizes the available payload. Both benefits reduce the number of round trips required to complete a job, saving time and money.


  • Higher performances due to ratio lifting capacity / optimized dead weight
  • Easy mounting: suitable for a large scope of trucks
  • User-friendliness: low maintenance, speed control, soft stop function, intuitive interface to control the hookloader, smooth operations with minimized noise
  • Many options available with SLD3, SLD5 and TEC5 lines


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For a better control of your operation

View Following Function, the right cam at the right time

The VFF has been developed to allow a better control of operations from inside the cab. Drivers can see accurately and without effort, what they are doing. They can adjust their handling at the right moment saving time without compromising safety

Automatic cycle

Control your PALFINGER hookloader with ease

Whether it's unloading, loading or tipping, the automatic sequence control of the PALFINGER hooklift performs all the necessary hydraulic functions automatically one after the other.
Simply select the function, operate the joystick and the work cycle is complete. The movements of the underride protection, the hydraulic inner lock, the telescopic arm, the tipping cylinder and the optional functions such as axle stabilizers or the front body safety device are now carried out autonomously in the planned sequence.

All you have to do is monitor the process.


Cost efficiency

  • Robust and reliable design
  • Ideal weight/power ratio
  • low maintenance costs


  • Configurable to your requirements
  • One range – your applications
  • For every use intensity

PAD Touch

The PAD-Touch control that was developed by PALFINGER is perfectly suited to the handling of the hooklift with one single joystick directly from the cabin. The cabin control precisely controls the movements of the containers while the screen informs the operator in real-time of the position of the arm in its environment. PAD-Touch creates a new standard for arm control.

Now available with an updated option to control your hookloader from external devices.


  • Minimised cycle time
  • Maximised payload
  • Extremely safe handling


Hookloader - HT 08 - HT 07 S

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