Tilt Hitch Powertilt hydraulic coupler

By: Jb Attachments  06-Dec-2011


The Helac PowerTilt® from JB Attachments sets the benchmark in tilt hitches.  The PowerTilt uses Helac Corporation's innovative, sliding-spline operating technology to convert linear piston motion in to powerful shaft rotation.  This enables you to achieve maximum tilt of up to 180 degrees both ways.

The Lowdown

Helac PowerTilt® can increase the productivity, profitibility and versatility of backhoes or excavators by simply tilting the attachment instead of moving the entire machine.  Over a decade of innovation and engineering dersign has gone into making PowerTilt an integral solution for increasing work site efficiency.

The Helac PowerTilt® is manufactured by the Helac Corporation in the USA.  Helac have been designing and manufacturing their heavy duty rotary actuators for more than 23 years and are used in a number of diverse applications.

PowerTIlt is ideal for performing everyday tasks, or completing jobs that you never thought were possible.  Thousands of contractors worldwide have come to rely on PowerTilt since 1990 for cleaning ditches, clearing land, digging beveled trenches, spreading rip-rap, and positioning brushcutters, mowers and hydraulic hammers.

Engineered with a unique combination of features, Helac PowerTilt will provide you with the ability to get more work done in less time.

When used in combination with the

, you can achieve umatched, hand-like manipulation and dexterity, dramatically maximising productivity.

  • Maximum Tilt: Up to 180 degree side-to-side tilt achieved with our exclusive, sliding spline technology.
  • Narrow, Compact Configuration: use with any of your machine's attachments - even you narrowest trenching bucket.
  • Moving Parts Are Enclosed: No cylinder rods or external moving parts result in low maintenance costs and longer life.
  • Internal Cross-Port Relief Valve: The built-in relief valve provides hydraulic overload protection.
  • PowerTilt allows you to tilt the attachment instead of repositioning the entire machine – resulting in a safer working environment.
  • PowerTilt is designed for a maximum bucket width.  It is recommended that the bucket widths are not exceeded.

Making your life easier

The application possibilites for the PowerTilt are endless. It can be used to perform common everyday tasks, or complete jobs you haven't yet tried, allowing you to function with less equipment.  The abiity to tilt your bucket can reduce the need for speciality equipment on the job site, and at the same time, increase the productivity and profitability of the machines you use on a daily basis - you can simply tilt your attachment instead of moving the whole machine.

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Product Specs

Carrier Size Product Code Description of Hitch Types Available:
(DP)Draw Pin or 1/2 Hitch Base
(Manual) Manual Hitch with Screw Lock
(Multi) Cast Hydraulic Hitch with Auto Lock Safety
(Std H) Manual Fitted Safety Pin
Tilt Range Approx Weight (kg) Max Width Bucket
1-2 Tonne PT 4.5 DP, Manual, Multi 180 degrees 44  1000mm
2.5 - 4.8 T PT 06 DP, Manual, Multi, Std H 180 degrees 100  1200mm
4 - 6.8 T PT 07 DP, Manual, Multi, Std H 180 degrees 160  1200mm
7 - 9 T PT 08 Multi, Std H 180 degrees 230  1500mm
10 - 14 T PT 09 Multi, Std H 134 degrees 320  1500mm
14 - 18 T PT 10 Multi, Std H 134 degrees 460 1811mm
20 - 25 T PT 11 Multi, Std H 134 degrees 670 2000mm
25 - 30 T PT 12 Multi, Std H 134 degrees 900  2200mm

Product Options

Installation Kit needed for Hydraulic Coupler Base (Coupler Only)

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