K-Tec 1228

Versatility at its Finest

K-Tec 1228 has versatility, making it one of K-Tec’s most popular models. The 1228 “Sand Shark” is designed to load well in all conditions and specializes in low ground pressure projects, and is proficient in sandy soil.

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1228 Specifications

K-Tec 1228
General Specifications
Heaped Capacity (ISO Rated)
(Tandem) Heaped Capacity (ISO Rated)
Struck Capacity
Max Loading Rating
Bucket Dimensions
Cutting Width
Cutting Edge
Gate Opening
Rack Height (Tiltable)
Rack Height (Automatic Dumping Action)
Gate Cylinders
Lift Cylinders
Ejector Cylinder
Ejector Cylinder 1
Ejector Cylinder 2
Standard Features
Warranty (3 year structural, 6 months parts)
Push Load, Top Load
Automatic Cushion Ride
Ride Control
GPS/Laser Adaptability
Wrap Around Mud Scrapers
Radial Tires
4 Tires (Standard on Lead Scrapers)
4 Tires (Standard on Rear Scrapers)
4 Tires (Standard)
Roller Push-Block
Extra Wheel to Frame Clearance
Optional Features
2 Tires (Optional)
2 Tires (Optional on Rear Scrapers)
4 Tires (Optional on Rear Scrapers)
4 Tires (Optional on Lead Scrapers)
4 Tires (Optional)
4 Tires (Optional-Standard on Lead Scrapers)
4 Caliper Disc Brake System
Wrap Around Mud Scrapers
Gate Extension
Hydraulic Filter system (optional)
Truck Fender System (optional)
Truck Chassis Catwalk System (optional)
Mine Version (optional)
Power Unit Considerations
Horsepower Required
(Tandem) Hitch Pin to Rear Axle Length
Hitch Pin to Axle Length
Weight Distribution
Ball to Rear Axle Length
Transportation Measures
Transport Cutting Edge Clearance
Overall Width
Overall Height
Overall Length
Shipping Weight
Overseas Shipping


General Specifications
Heaped Capacity (ISO Rated)28 Cubic Yards21.4 Cubic Metres
Struck Capacity18.5 Cubic Yards14.1 Cubic Metres
Max Loading Rating68,000 lbs30,844 kgs
Bucket Dimensions12' W x 4' H x 11' L3.66m W x 1.22m H x 3.35m L
Cutting Width12'3.66m
Cutting Edge3-Piece Blade3-Piece Blade
Gate Opening78"1.98m
Rack Height (Tiltable)3'0.91m
Gate Cylinders4.5" x 26.5"114mm x 673mm
Lift Cylinders5.5" x 31"140mm x 787mm
Ejector Cylinder5.5" x 76"140mm x 1,930mm
Standard Features
Warranty (3 year structural, 6 months parts)StandardStandard
Push Load, Top LoadStandardStandard
Automatic Cushion RideStandardStandard
GPS/Laser AdaptabilityStandardStandard
Wrap Around Mud ScrapersStandardStandard
Radial TiresStandardStandard
4 Tires (Standard)23.5 R25 Radial23.5 R25 Radial
Optional Features
2 Tires (Optional)1000/50 R251000/50 R252 Tires (Optional)1050/50 R321050/50 R32
4 Caliper Disc Brake SystemOptionalOptional
Power Unit Considerations
Horsepower Required300 HP +220 kW +
Hitch Pin to Axle Length30'9.14m
Weight DistributionTongue: 24%, Wheels: 76%Tongue: 24%, Wheels: 76%
Transporation Measures
Transport Cutting Edge Clearance28"0.71m
Overall Width14'4.27m
Overall Height8' 10'2.68m
Overall Length36’7''11.15m
Shipping Weight29,550 lbs13,403 kgs
Overseas ShippingRoll-on Roll-offRoll-on Roll-off

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Specifications are subject to change without notice.