PT 1000 Single-Axle Rear Loader

The proven single-axle rear-load garbage truck in its class.

The Heil® PT1000 will reset your expectations about single-axle rear loaders. With nearly 20 years of performance, the PT1000 is a proven refuse collection vehicle that delivers the fastest cycle time in its class, an outstanding payload, and a best-in-class hopper. It also fits comfortably into today’s increasingly restricted budgets.

Beneath its sleek exterior, the PT1000 is a no-nonsense machine that will outperform anything else in its class. It offers a 15-second cycle time and a reload time of less than six seconds, with packing forces that take full advantage of the Heil brand’s experience in high-pressure hydraulics and lighter weight, high-tensile steel construction.

The PT1000 features a large three-cubic yard hopper that is the best in its class, making it the ideal vehicle for those occasional commercial pick-ups. It can be equipped with a variety of container handling devices to suit just about any collection need. It also offers payloads of up to 800 lbs./cubic-yard, and a one-piece body sidewall that not only looks more modern, but is also easier to wash and maintain, resists rust and corrosion, and provides a smooth surface for signage.

Excluding the 25 cubic-yard body, all other sizes can be equipped as single axle models, making them Federal Excise Tax (FET) exempt.


Connect your refuse fleet for service verification, body/chassis data, fuel tax reporting, and route management. Includes factory installed 3rd Eye® Mobile, Radar System, and the ability to connect up to eight cameras.

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Heil PT1000 Standard Features

The power distribution electrical control box on the side of the body offers easier diagnostics of wiring issues, and minimizes the need to cut into the chassis cab interior for wiring integration.

A payload density of up to 800 pounds per cubic yard, and a body sidewall constructed of single sheet, high-tensile steel deliver long-lasting performance without unnecessary weight.

The unique Heil track design enables more compaction force per square inch, utilizing the system pressure of 2,750 psi to its maximum capacity, and also delivering faster cycle times to expedite the operator’s route time.

When it comes to the mid-size rear loader, the PT1000 offers a large 3.0 cubic yard hopper that is key to optimizing productivity and easily handles even the bulkiest waste materials found in today’s refuse collection applications.

With the fastest cycle time in its class, the proven PT1000 can maximize your efficiency on daily collection routes.

Easy-to-access UHMW wear parts can enable longer component life, while attaining the lowest total cost of collection.

Our Service Smart design simplifies routine maintenance, keeping your truck away from the shop and out servicing your customers, making money. The side door provides easy access for common maintenance tasks.

Our three-micron filtration system keeps hydraulic oil cleaner and extends the life of the hydraulic components. Other manufacturers use 10-micron filtration, which can allow particulate matter to damage the hydraulic system.

Convenient one-handed manual controls stop, start, or reverse the upper panel or sweep panel at any point in the packing cycle.

Resists rust and corrosion, easier to wash and maintain, plus the smooth sides provide optimal signage space for advertising.

THE POWER OF Connected collections

Fleets face continued frustration around their ability to connect with their customers. Fleet owners need better tools to communicate with their drivers – to ensure customer needs are met – while also ensuring they are operating efficiently… and safely. Introducing Connected Collections from Environmental Solutions Group companies, Soft-Pak®, Heil, and 3rd Eye. Together, we’ve developed Connected Collections to help fleet owners make better decisions faster.

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PT1000 Optional Features

Bayne Thinline Premium Cart Tippers

Outfit your truck with a single or dual Bayne Thinline® premium mobile lifters and reduce the stress and strain on personnel who load the vehicle, and increase route efficiency.

Roof Or Front Of Body CNG System

This system enables CNG refuse fleets to deliver the same productivity expected from a diesel unit, while saving money with clean, domestic, compressed natural gas as fuel.

Add 3rd Eye Collision Avoidance Radar

3rd Eye family of Integrated Collision Avoidance Radar Systems protects both your drivers, your assets, and those in close proximity to your vehicle using existing 3rd Eye Mobile camera cables.

Powerful Service Verification For Rear Loaders

Verif-Eye® for Rear Loaders’ patent-pending technology is the FIRST and ONLY solution to solve service verification issues on those dreaded hand-thrown routes! The innovative Verif-Eye module for rear loaders can now provide fleets with THE solution to confirm service on any type of route.

No more arguing if a stop was completed or not. No more guessing if the customer put out an agreed-upon number of bags or containers. Only solid answers and ease of mind.

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Heil Certified OEM parts are the most reliable replacement parts for Heil refuse collection vehicles. They’re made following the exact specifications and production processes on the same assembly lines as the parts originally installed on the bodies. This means that they fit perfectly every time. Heil uses only the highest-quality materials for parts that last – minimizing costly downtime.

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Nexteligence® Connected-Tech Training, where knowledge and technology meet. Designed to increase the knowledge and capabilities of Service Technicians for the Heil Product Line.

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Nexteligence Garbage Truck Technician Training Program

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