Hymac 370
A refurbished Hymac 370
Model history
Model introduced Unknown
Model discontinued Unknown
Model status Unknown Discontinued
Superseded by Hymac 370C
Power hp Unknown
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Drive 2WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Factories Great Yeldham, England
Plow rating Unknown
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The Hymac 370  Backhoe Loader was built by Hymac from ? till ?. It was replaced by the Hymac 370C in ?

Model historyEdit

The Hymac 370 series of backhoe loader was developed from the Whitlock 370 Backhoe Loader and was built at the Whitlock Bros (est 1899) factory at Great Yeldham, England till production was moved to the Hymac factory at Rhymne in South Wales following the take over. Hymac took over the Whitlock Bros Company in 1972, who had started manufacturing and designing backhoe loader's from 1956.

The model was redesigned in ? with a slimmer cab and revise oil tanks and recessed access steps built in to the tank and designated the Hymac 370C.

A replacement model was being developed in conjunction with Hanomag during the IBH-Holding era of the companies history.

Hymac design's and patentsEdit

  • Hymac designed and patented the off set hydraulic back-actor system which allowed the backhoe to move from either a left to right offset position from one hydraulic lever with ease and precision.[citation (source) needed]
  • Hymac designed and patented the back-actor hydraulic knuckle joint, which allow's the dipper to move and operate off set from the boom.[citation (source) needed]



Hymac 370 Mk II Publicity photo

Based on a Ford 3000 engine and an Ford 4000 Industrial transmission and rear axle.

  • Loader capacity ?
  • loader lift hight
  • Loadover hight
  • Bucket width
  • Machine weight
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  • Max reach
  • Bucket sizes


A few examples can be seen in the UK and Ireland still in occasional use.

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