Skid steers can weigh between 2,050 and 10,520 pounds, depending on the manufacturer and the model. The operating weight of a skid steer is the weight of the skid steer with a full tank of gas, its tires, its bucket and a 175-pound operator. The operating weight of most skid steers falls between 4,000 and 9,900 pounds.Know More
In addition to their operating weight, skid steers are compared based on their tipping load, which is the weight at which the rear wheels lift off the ground, and their rated operating capacity, which is generally half the tipping weight. The ROC of skids steers can be anywhere from 600 to 3,700 pounds.
The wheels on each side of a skid steer can be operated independently of the other side, and the unit is moved by allowing the wheels on one side to turn, while stopping the wheels on the other side, which skid in place. A skid steer is highly maneuverable in tight spaces and can turn within the space of its own footprint. There are hundreds of different attachments available for use with skid steers, from dump buckets to industrial magnets, which make skid steers suitable for construction, demolition and agricultural uses.Learn more about Tools
The weight of a backhoe depends on its size, digging capacity and other factors. A two-wheel-drive model from manufacturer John Deere that digs to a depth of 15 feet weighs about 13,500 pounds, as of 2014. A four-wheel-drive model that digs deeper than 15 feet weighs about 25,000 pounds.Full Answer >
The weight of a forklift can vary from approximately 2,800 pounds to well over 100,000 pounds. Its weight depends on its size and intended use.Full Answer >
While the weight of a king-sized bed varies by manufacturer, quality and mattress type, Hyatt estimates the weight of a king-sized mattress as 95 pounds and the weight of the two-piece box spring set at 66 pounds. The overall weight of mattress and foundation is 161 pounds.Full Answer >
Washing machine weight depends on the manufacturer, washing capacity and whether it is a top-load or front-load model. Large-capacity, front-load washers vary in weight from 155 to 230 pounds, while medium-capacity, front-load machines average 180 pounds. Small-capacity front-loaders weigh in at 145 to 150 pounds.Full Answer >