Exceptional Compaction

The Cobra's ability to pack approximately 850 to 1,000 lbs per yd³ is impressive for a refuse truck of this size.

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Lightweight Body

The lighter weight of the Cobra's 20 yd³ body incorporates a large, 3 yd³ hopper on a single-axle chassis.

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Ease of Maintenance

The cylinders are externally mounted in straight lines for easy access and maintenance.

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Cobra - Rear Loader

STRIKING THE PERFECT BALANCE

Lightweight Rear Loader with Full-sized Compaction

The New Way® Cobra Rear Loader is the contractor's choice, striking the perfect balance between outstanding compaction and a lightweight 20 yd³ body. With a compaction rate of up to 1,000 lbs per yd³, the Cobra is a powerful rear load refuse truck that will do everything mid-size garbage trucks can do. The Cobra features a large 3.2 yd³ hopper available in 16, 18, and 20 yd capacities.

Exceptional Compaction

The Cobra's ability to pack approximately 850 to 1,000 lbs per yd³ is impressive for a refuse truck of this size.

Lightweight Body

The lighter weight of the Cobra's 20 yd³ body incorporates a large, 3 yd³ hopper on a single-axle chassis.

Ease of Maintenance

The cylinders are externally mounted in straight lines for easy access and maintenance.

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  • Standard
    Standard Specifications

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    General Specifications
    Hydraulic Cylinder Specs
    General Specifications
    Model
    16 C
    18 C
    20 C
    Body Capacity
    16 yd³
    18 yd³
    20 yd³
    Body Width (A)
    96"
    96"
    96"
    Body Length (B)
    223.5"
    230.5"
    248"
    Body Height (C)
    84"
    84"
    84"
    Approx. Body Weight*
    (Empty & Exclusive of Options)
    10,323 lbs.
    10,760 lbs.
    11,227 lbs.
    Hopper Capacity
    3 yd³
    3 yd³
    3 yd³
    Hopper Opening Width
    80"
    80"
    80"
    Hopper Load Height
    Frame
    Frame
    Frame
    Hopper Cycle Time (sec)
    23-25 secs.
    23-25 secs.
    23-25 secs.
    Hydraulic Cylinder Specifications
    Model
    16 C
    18 C
    20 C
    Slide Cylinders (2)
    4 1/2"
    4 1/2"
    4 1/2"
    Sweep Cylinders (2 Each)
    5"
    5"
    5"
    Tailgate Cylinders (2 Each)
    4"
    4"
    4"
    Ejection Cylinder (Telescopic)
    4 STAGE 6 1/2"
    4 STAGE 6 1/2"
    4 Stage 6-1/2"

    - Length measured depends on options ordered.

    * - Approximate Body Weight empty and exclusive of options.

    ** - Any Chassis sent to Scranton Manufacturing with less than the minimum guideline requirements will not be mounted. (Chassis must be capable of carrying the net weight of the body plus the weight of the refuse collected.)

    Cobra Body Construction Specifications

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    Body Specs
    Roof 10GA 80K GR
    Sides 10GA 80K GR
    Tailgate Specs
    Hopper Capacity 9RL: 2yd; 11-13RL: 2-1/2yd; 16-25RL: 3yd
    Hopper Opening Height 9-13RL: 45"; 16-20RL: 52"; 25RL: 50"
    Hopper Opening Width 74"
    Upper Hopper Brace Formed 1/4" A36
    Hopper Floor 1/4" 50K
    Hopper Braces Formed 1/4" 50K
    Tailgate Seal Height 22"
    Lower Tailgate Side 10 GA 50K
    Upper Tailgate Sides 10GA 50K
    Slide Tracks Formed 1/4" 50K
    Slide Wear Strips 1/2"x2 1/2" A36
    Tailgate Side Braces Formed 7GA 50K
    Tailgate Hinge Lugs 1" A36
    Slide Specs
    Face Sheet 7GA 50K
    Face Sheet Braces Formed 7 GA 50K
    Lugs 1" X 4" 1018CF Flat
    Lug Center Braces Formed 10 GA 50K
    Upper Slide Shoe Lug: 7 1/4" X 1"; UHMW: 6 7/8" X 5 13/16" X 1 3/4"
    Lower Slide Shoe Plate: 5" X 21" X 5/8"; UHMW: 4 1/2" X 24" X 2 3/4" Plate: A36
    Upper Slide Cylinder Pins 1 1/2" O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Upper Sweep Pin 1 1/2" O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Lower Sweep Pin 2" O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Sweep Specs
    Sweep
    Face Plate 1/4" 50K
    Lugs 1" 50K
    Center Braces N/A
    Backing Plate 10 GA 50K
    Sweep Nose 5/8" A36
    Bronze Bushings 2" ID
    Ejection Panel Specs
    Base & Support Structure Formed 1/4" 50K; Tube: 1/4" X 4"; Flat: 1/4" X 4
    Upper Face Sheet 10 GA 50K
    Face Sheet 10 GA 50K
    Shoes 1 11/16" X 2 1/4" X 12" UHMW QTY.(8)
    Nose 1/4" A36
    Cylinder Supports 3/4"; Formed 3/8" A36; 50K
    Cylinder Pin 1 1/4" O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Hydraulic System Specs
    Oil Reservoir 45 gal 170 L
    Oil Flow w/std Pump 29 GPM 110 LPM
    Max. Oper. Pressure 2,300 PSI 15,858 KPA
    Max. Oper. Pressure (9yd, 11yd, 13yd) 2,300 PSI
    Engine RPM for STD GPM 1,200-1,500
    Hydraulic Hoses 4 to 1 Burst
    Hydraulic Filter 10 micron

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  • Metric
    Metric Specifications

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    General Specifications
    Hydraulic Cylinder Specs
    General Specifications
    Model
    16 C
    18 C
    20 C
    Body Capacity
    14.6 m³
    16.5 m³
    18.3 m³
    Body Width - Outside (A)
    243.8 cm
    243.8cm
    243.8cm
    Body Length (B)
    567.7 cm
    585.5 cm
    629.9 cm
    Body Height (C)
    213.4cm
    213.4cm<
    213.4cm
    Approx. Body Weight*
    (Empty & Exclusive of Options)
    670.6 kg
    762.0 kg
    800.1 kg
    Hopper Capacity
    2.9 m³
    2.9 m³
    2.9 m³
    Hopper Opening Width
    203.2cm
    203.2cm
    203.2cm
    Hopper Load Height
    Frame
    Frame
    Frame
    Hopper Cycle Time (sec)
    23-25 secs
    23-25 secs
    23-25 secs
    Hydraulic Cylinder Specifications
    Model
    16 C
    18 C
    20 C
    Slide Cylinders (2)
    11.4 cm
    11.4 cm
    11.4 cm
    Sweep Cylinders (2)
    12.7 cm
    12.7 cm
    12.7 cm
    Tailgate Cylinders (2)
    10.2 cm
    10.2 cm
    10.2 cm
    Ejection Cylinder (Telescopic)
    4 STAGE 16.5 cm
    4 STAGE 16.5 cm
    4 STAGE 16.5 cm

    - Length measured depends on options ordered.

    * - Approximate Body Weight empty and exclusive of options.

    ** - Any Chassis sent to Scranton Manufacturing with less than the minimum guideline requirements will not be mounted. (Chassis must be capable of carrying the net weight of the body plus the weight of the refuse collected.)

    Cobra Body Construction Specifications

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    Body Specs
    Main Body Rails C8x11.5# Structural Channel
    Floor Front: .25; Rear: .25 Front: 50K; Rear: 50K
    Floor Braces 20.3cm Wide; 37.9L 50K
    Center Floor Braces 20.3cm Wide; 37.9L 50K
    Mounting Brackets Welded to Main Body Rails; 1.3cm A36
    Ejection Panel Tracks C8 x 11.5# Structural Channel Wear Strips
    Side Walls 37.9L 80K
    Roof 37.9L 80K
    Rear Frame Formed 17cm x 12.2cm, 0.6cm-GR50 Formed + Welded 0.6cm GR 50, Sides Upper & Lower. A36; 50K
    Rear Frame Lower Slope N/A
    Rear Frame Lower Slope Supports N/A
    Rear Slope Perimeter Support N/A
    Tailgate Hinge Lugs 2.5cm A36
    Upper Bulkhead 37.9L 50K
    Side Bulkhead N/A
    Lower Bulkhead 0.6cm 50K
    Access Door 71.1cm X 59.7cm
    Upper Body Bolsters (Transitions) 37.9L 50K
    Lower Body Bolsters (Transitions) 37.9L 50K
    Tailgate Specs
    Hopper Capacity 9RL: 1.8m; 11-13RL: 2.3m; 16-25RL: 2.7m
    Hopper Opening Height 9-13RL: 114.3cm; 16-20RL: 132.1cm; 25RL: 127cm
    Hopper Opening Width 188cm
    Upper Hopper Brace Formed 0.6cm A36
    Hopper Floor 0.6cm 50K
    Hopper Braces Formed 0.6cm 50K
    Tailgate Seal Height 55.9cm
    Lower Tailgate Side 26.5L 50K
    Upper Tailgate Sides 37.9L 50K
    Slide Tracks Formed 0.6cm 50K
    Slide Wear Strips 1.3cm x 6.4cm A36
    Tailgate Side Braces Formed 26.5L 50K
    Tailgate Hinge Lugs 2.5cm A36
    Slide Specs
    Face Sheet 26.5L 50K
    Face Sheet Braces Formed 26.5L 50K
    Lugs 2.5cm X 10.2cm 1018CF Flat
    Lug Center Braces Formed 37.9L 50K
    Upper Slide Shoe Lug: 18.4cm x 2.5cm; UHMW: 17.5cm x 14.8cm x 4.4cm
    Lower Slide Shoe Plate: 12.7cm x 53.3cm x 1.6cm; UHMW: 11.4cm x 61cm x 7cm Plate: A36
    Upper Slide Cylinder Pins 3.8cm O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Upper Sweep Pin 3.8cm O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Lower Sweep Pin 5.1cm O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Sweep Specs
    Sweep
    Face Plate 0.6cm 50K
    Lugs 2.5cm 50K
    Center Braces N/A
    Backing Plate 37.9L 50K
    Sweep Nose 1.6cm A36
    Bronze Bushings 5.1cm ID
    Ejection Panel Specs
    Base & Support Structure Formed 0.6cm 50K; Tube: 0.6cm x 10.2cm; Flat: 0.6cm x 10.2cm
    Upper Face Sheet 37.9L 50K
    Face Sheet 37.9L 50K
    Shoes 4.3cm x 5.7cm x 30.5cm UHMW QTY.(8)
    Nose 0.6cm A36
    Cylinder Supports 1.9cm; Formed 1cm A36; 50K
    Cylinder Pin 3.2cm O.D. 1144 Stressproof
    Hydraulic System Specs
    Oil Reservoir 170.3L with 100 Mesh 141 Micron Suction Strainer 151-170 L
    Min. Accept. Oil Flow 20 GPM 76 LPM
    Oil Flow w/std Pump 109.8 lPM 1,350-1,400 RPM
    Max. Oper. Pressure 2,000 PSI 13,790 KPA
    Engine RPM for STD GPM 1,200-1,500
    Hydraulic Hoses 4 to 1 Burst
    Hydraulic Filter 10 micron

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Standard Equipment

  • Semi automatic cycling
  • Auto back pack
  • Accelerator kit
  • Auto-lock tailgate
  • Back up alarm
  • All LED lights
  • Hydraulic tank temperature gauge
  • Right side hydraulic tank access port
  • ICC lights and reflectors
  • Sight gauge on oil tank
  • Chrome cylinders
  • Side access door
  • Driver alert buzzer
  • Tailgate ajar indicator
  • Light bar
  • Bolt on steps on rear
  • Prime paint
  • Pump
  • Rear vision camera system

Optional Equipment

  • Special lighting
  • PTO
  • Finish Paint-Imron 5000
  • Container lifts
  • Pack at idle
  • Hopper liners
  • Magnum steel package
  • Scale system
  • Oil pressure gauge

Rear Loader Comparison

  • King Cobra
  • Cobra Magnum®
  • Cobra HC
  • Cobra
  • Viper
  • Diamondback

Hopper Capacity

  • King Cobra
    3.55 YD³
  • Cobra Magnum®
    3.55 YD³
  • Cobra HC
    3.5 YD³
  • Cobra
    3.2 YD³
  • Viper
    2 yd³ - 2.7 YD³
  • Diamondback
    1 YD³

Body Capacity

  • King Cobra
    20 to 32 YD³
  • Cobra Magnum®
    20 to 32 YD³
  • Cobra HC
    20 to 27 YD³
  • Cobra
    16 to 20 YD³
  • Viper
    9 to 13 YD³
  • Diamondback
    6 to 8 YD³

Second Cycle Time

  • King Cobra
    25 to 28 Sec.
  • Cobra Magnum®
    21 to 23 Sec.
  • Cobra HC
    21 to 23 Sec.
  • Cobra
    23 to 25 Sec.
  • Viper
    26 to 30 Sec.
  • Diamondback
    14 to 18 Sec.

Body Weight*

  • King Cobra
    17K - 19.2K
  • Cobra Magnum®
    14.9K - 16.6K
  • Cobra HC
    14.4K - 15.5K
  • Cobra
    10.3K - 11.2K
  • Viper
    9.3K - 10K
  • Diamondback
    5.8K - 6.3K

Compaction Rates

  • King Cobra
    1K - 1.2K lbs.
  • Cobra Magnum®
    1K - 1.2K lbs.
  • Cobra HC
    1K lbs YD³
  • Cobra
    800 - 900 lbs.
  • Viper
    750 - 850 lbs.
  • Diamondback
    800 - 1K lbs.

* - Approximate Body Weight empty and exclusive of options.

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