WL20

Wheel loader WL20

Wheel loader WL20: Agile in the most confined spaces

The Wacker Neuson WL20 wheel loader can be used with great versatility – even in the narrowest passageway. And not only that: even in confined spaces, the wheel loader delivers first-class work results, impressive down the line. Beside high levels of working comfort and outstanding safety standards, the WL20 wheel loader offers exceptional maneuverability, off-road capability and speed, saving space in application.

Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, Tiltable driver's stand

Tiltable cabin and optimal service access

  • The cab can be tilted to the side. This allows easy access to the engine, hydraulic system, and electronics. This considerably simplifies checking and maintaining the machine. This in turn results in reduced machine downtimes and thus lower operating costs.
  • Quick and easy serviceability automatically maximize the availability of the machine. This in turn reduces total operating costs.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, Multitool tool carrier

The wheel loader as an attachment carrier

  • The tasks for wheel loaders are varied and so are the attachments from Wacker Neuson. With our comprehensive and sophisticated product range of attachments, any model can become a multifunctional machine.
  • The investment asset “wheel loader” can be used for a variety of task areas and is thus very economical.
  • The machine can be used all year round (e.g. even for winter service), relying on many different attachments depending on the application.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL28, Easy Protection System (eps)

EPS folding overhead guard (Easy Protection System)

  • Compact wheel loaders can be equipped with the fold-down operator's canopy EPS (Easy Protection System). This complies with the current European Machinery Directive according to ROPS and FOPS protection. With a few hand movements, the EPS can be prepared manually for a low clearance height.
  • EPS increases the flexibility of the machine, as it can even pass through low passages. Also, the application areas of the machine are expanded. In other cases where several machines might have to be used, just one machine can get the work done. At the same time, the operator’s safety remains guaranteed.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL70, Articulated pendulum joint

Maximum traction thanks to articulated pendulum joint

  • Because of the articulated pendulum joint with 12° oscillating angle, all four wheels retain excellent traction, even on uneven ground conditions and the operator maintains optimal control. This increases the productivity of the entire machine system.
  • The large articulation and pendulum angle ensures high traction on the ground, making the machine easy to maneuver. As a result, there is no collision between the front and rear sections of the machine in confined conditions.
  • And because the front and rear carriages can oscillate independently of each other, the operator can sensitively react to any unevenness. This increases operator comfort and enables fatigue-free work over longer periods.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, Driver's stand

Selectable operator's cab

  • Depending on the machine, different operator's cabs are available: fixed operator's canopy, fold-down operator's canopy EPS, hydraulically lowerable EPS Plus and different cab versions. Selecting the right operator's cab allows maximum flexibility for a great variety of applications and framework conditions.

More Features

Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL70, Powder coating

High-quality powder coating

  • Compared to conventional wet painting, powder coating considerably extends the service life of the machine and is also environmentally friendly.
  • The durable powder coating guarantees value retention and ensures an accordingly high resale value for the machine.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, WL20e, Hubzylinder Lifting cylinder

Two powerful lifting cylinders

  • Two powerful lift cylinders ensure that the load distribution is always optimally changed over to the load arm. Also, the overall loading system gains stability, which supports the operator in application.
  • In combination with two lift cylinders, the torsion-resistant load arm prevents, to the greatest extent possible, damage to the loading system caused by torsion. This reduces possible service costs and the value retention of the machine is increased.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, differential lock

100 % connectible differential lock

  • The connectible 100% differential lock provides maximum traction and thrusting power when needed. It also keeps tire wear low. This increases the efficiency of the machine.
  • During normal operation the differential lock is deactivated, this provides safety, low wear and, as a result, saves in operating costs.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL28, P-Kinematics

Perfectly tuned P-kinematics

  • The advantage of P-kinematics lies in the precise parallel guidance over the entire lifting range.
  • Unintentional coasting is not possible, making handling easy and safe for the driver.
  • P-kinematics are used in compact machines and are the ideal choice here, as they are cheaper than Z-kinematics, for example. Z-kinematics would be oversized for compact machines, as compact machines are not generally used for continuous and heavy material handling.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, dimensions, maneuverability

Compact dimensions for optimal maneuverability

  • The compact design of the machine is impressive with its small radius and excellent maneuverability. This means that even work in confined spaces is no problem.
  • Compact dimensions and optimum maneuverability ensure a high degree of control. The machine is not unnecessarily wide or long; the space available and the size of the machine are always optimally utilized.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, Changing attachments

Efficient change of attachments

  • Thanks to the hydraulic quickhitch system, attachments can be readily exchanged. In this way, your machine is immediately ready for use again. This increases productivity and profitability.
  • The hydraulic quick-change system for attachments is standard on all Wacker Neuson wheel loaders.
  • The good view of the coupling points makes changing attachments very easy. Also, changing over is particularly safe with 2-hand operation when decoupling.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, Operating philosophy

Consistent operating philosophy

  • In all Wacker Neuson wheel loaders, there is a consistent operating concept with clearly structured and ergonomically arranged switches and keypads. All Wacker Neuson wheel loaders can be operated in a very similar or even identical way. This gives the operator the advantage of quickly finding his way around on different Wacker Neuson wheel loaders and being able to work productively.
  • The Wacker Neuson operating philosophy allows the operator to easily understand the machine, which enables him to work safely and productively. The operator can be found operating different Wacker Neuson machines, even across product groups. This is demonstrated, for example, in recurring elements such as the jog dial, joystick, display, switch assignments, etc.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, Ergonomic workplace

Ergonomic cockpit

  • Plenty of legroom, clearly arranged controls, comfortable operator’s seat, and optimal view of the attachment. A work area that motivates the operator and fully supports them.
  • The coordinated equipment increases comfort and allows the operator to work optimally with the machine for longer periods of time.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, WL25, WL28, Working climate ventilation

Comfortable working environment

  • The efficiently designed heating and ventilation system with fan, fresh air filter and well-placed air nozzles keeps the cab in a comfortable working climate.
  • Sufficient air nozzles are installed depending on the type of cab, which enables good air circulation and makes the working climate pleasant for the operator.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, WL25-WL110, Gap ventilation

Ventilation as required

  • The cabs feature large, adjustable wide-opening doors on both sides. The upper window can fold up completely and be locked. A gap ventilation is also possible. This provides fresh air in the cab even without air conditioning and increases operator comfort in warm outside temperatures.
  • Thanks to the gap ventilation and the opening doors and windows, the driver gets fresh air in the cabin even without air conditioning. This enables fatigue-free work and reduces the stress in warm outside temperatures.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, Driver's seat

Comfortable and ergonomic operator's seat

  • The operator’s seat is adjustable, ergonomically formed and well suspended. The optional air-suspended comfort seat provides even more comfortable operation conditions. A heated seat is available for cold temperatures. This increases comfort for the operator allowing them to work with the machine for longer without fatigue.
  • Depending on the model, different seats are available to match the size of the machine. The various seat adjustment options allow individual settings for the operator, providing optimum comfort.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, easy entry

Easy entry and exit

  • In just a few steps, the operator can comfortably enter the cab or operator's platform of the machine. This is made possible by the large, non-slip steps and the easy-to-reach handholds. This increases operator safety when getting in and out of the machine.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL28, tyres

Optimum tires

  • The correct tires for a wheel loader play an important role in the actual application. If the tires are optimally matched to the surface and area of use, the driver can work with the machine without any problems.
  • Choosing the right tires offers maximum traction and minimum wear, which saves money as the tires do not have to be changed frequently.
  • To achieve optimal performance on any subbase, seven treads are available for selection depending on model: EM tread, AS tread, SureTrax tread, RP tread, MPT tread, multi-use tread and Bibload tread. This ensures the maximum flexibility of the machine ex work.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, equipment

Variety of equipment

  • The Wacker Neuson wheel loaders have comprehensive and high-quality standard components. In addition, the engine, drive system, operator's cab, or hydraulics can be individually configured depending on application and model. It is always guaranteed that the machine meets individual requirements and preferences.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-28, Transport car trailer

Transport on car trailer

  • Save time and transport costs: Thanks to the compact dimensions and low weight, the machines can be transported easily by car trailer.
  • The tie-downs are attached to the machine so that transport can be secured in compliance with the relevant industry standards.
  • Depending on the machine type and equipment, transport can also include the attachment.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, Cabin

Comfortable Cab

  • The spacious and comfortable cab meets the current European Machinery Directive in accordance with ROPS and FOPS protection and offers plenty of headroom and freedom of movement. This provides an excellent overview of the attachments, the immediate working area, and the entire machine surroundings, which in turn increases occupational safety as the operator always has the machine surroundings within view.
  • The cab's full glazing and deeply recessed windows give the operator an excellent view of the attachment and the entire work area. This ensures safety, as the operator always has a clear view of the work environment.
  • The cab impresses with outstanding ergonomics, generous space and many individual adjustment options for the operator. The cab provides protection from wind, weather, and external environmental conditions. This allows fatigue-free work even over a longer period of time.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, Lubrication points

Easily accessible machine components.

  • Regularly lubricating all lubrication points is essential for the correct and effective maintenance and thereby the value retention of the machine. To save time and make work easier, the lubrication points on Wacker Neuson wheel loaders are always in an easily accessible position.
  • Since the lubrication points are easily accessible, the machine is lubricated more often than if the lubrication points are located in a position that is difficult to access. This in turn increases the longevity of the machine and increases value retention.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, Short hydraulic hose lengths

Split hydraulic hoses

  • Wacker Neuson wheel loaders are designed with short hydraulic hose lengths in mind, and the hoses are split at several points. Therefore, if a hydraulic hose needs replacing, only the affected part will need to be replaced, not the entire hose in the hydraulic circuit. This speeds up repair times enormously and is also cost-efficient.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20, WL25-WL110, Brake inch pedal

Inch brake pedal: Engine output where it is needed.

  • 1. No pressure on inch brake pedal: full power for the drive system 2. Slightly depressed inch-brake pedal: speed is reduced, more power to the work hydraulics. 3. Firmly depressed brake-inch pedal: The speed is reduced further, even more power to the work hydraulics. 4. Fully depressed inch-brake pedal: the wheel loader stands still, full power to the work hydraulics.
  • The advantages of the inch-brake pedal are obvious: less wear on the operating brake and optimum power distribution of the engine output.
Wacker Neuson wheel loader WL20-WL110, Rear hydraulics rear

Rear hydraulic connections

  • The machine can be equipped with rear hydraulic connections (single or double-acting). This increases the machine's range of applications because rear hydraulic attachments or tipper trailers can also be operated.
  • The various rear hydraulic options expand the machine's range of applications and offer more flexibility in use. One machine can be used multifunctionally for different activities, no additional vehicles or machines are needed.

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