Gross vehicle weight (Tonnes)
If maximum jack leg force as shown in manual is higher than above, select a larger machine size with a maximum jack load equivalent or greater to that in the manual. Load bearing force is calculated at 80% of gross vehicle weight but some vehicles may be greater. Please check the specific machine operator manual.
Identify your ground conditions and then follow the colour coded boxes to identify the
minimum recommended spreader plate size required for the selected vehicle.
For a general description of ground conditions please CLICK HERE.
More than 400kN/m2
Less than 100kN/m2
BELOW ARE THE MINIMUM RECOMMENDED SPREADER PLATE SIZES IN MILLIMETRES (mm)
Spreader plates should be of suitable strength and appropriate material to prevent distortion and spread the load evenly.