Weidemann 1280

The Multifunctional Hoftrac

Weidemann 1280


Compact design, low centre of gravity, tight turning radius and powerful performance — these features have characterised the Hoftrac series for years and still determine the immense success of the machines. The Hoftracs effortlessly fulfil any work task and work quickly, flexibly and safely — a Hoftrac is simply always ready for use.

Weidemann 1280 Standard components


Perkins 404 D-15 (24.6 kW / 33 hp)


Compact axle T94
Hydrostatic all-wheel drive, travel direction can be selected via joystick
Service brake: Hydrostatic drive system acting on all 4 wheels (wear-free)
Central service and parking brake in the drive train acting on all 4 wheels
Tyres 10.0 / 75 – 15.3 AS ET80


Hydraulic articulated pendulum steering, 12° oscillating angle


3rd Control circuit front DN10
Hydraulic oil cooler
Lock for steering valve
Floating position for lift and tilting cylinders

Driver’s cab

Canopy with retaining system ROPS / FOPS tested, driver’s cab can be tilted to the side
Comfort seat with safety belt, fully suspended, weight, back and horizontal adjustment, 60 mm spring deflection
Joystick with travel direction switch
Adjustable steering column


Working lights (2 front, 2 rear)
Operating hour meter
Battery circuit breaker
Fuel display
Mechanical quick-change system for attachments

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    Weidemann 1280 Dimensions

    A Total length 4.248 mm
    B Total length (without bucket) 3.270 mm
    C Axle middle to bucket pivot pin 531 mm
    D Wheelbase 1.623 mm
    E Rear overhang 1.000 mm
    F Height to top of overhead guard fixed 2.184 mm
    Height to top of overhead guard foldable (eps) 2.298 mm
    Height to top of overhead guard foldable, folded (eps) 1.780 mm
    Height to top of cabin 2.208 mm
    H Seat top height 1.259 mm
    J Total working height 3.545 mm
    K Height of bucket pivot (max.) 2.860 mm
    L Load-over height 2.541 mm

    M Dumping height 1.884 mm
    N Operating distance for M 447 mm
    O Digging depth 81 mm
    P Total width 1.044 mm
    Q Track width 780 mm
    S Ground clearance 250 mm
    T Maximum radius external 2.918 mm
    U Radius at the outer edge 2.541 mm
    V Inside turning radius 1.423 mm
    W Inclination angle 45 °
    X Rollback angle at max. lifting height 47 °
    Y Dumping angle (max.) (max.) 43 °
    Z Rollback angle (on the ground) 47 °


    eps (Easy Protection System) = fold-down canopy