Product Survey: Trailers, floors, tippers

Clement Industries

Clement Industries, Minden, La., manufactures the MonStar end-dump trailer, which features a ¼-inch (in.) AR 450 steel body and tailgate. The 40-foot (ft.) trailer is available with an 89-cubic yard (cu.yd.) capacity and 102-in.-wide track axles. The trailer's longitudinal-free design has reduced its weight, the company says. Other features include a barn door tailgate with attached mudflaps, a 50,000-pound (lb.) center-point suspension, hub-piloted wheels and an inverted cylinder with rubber bumper stabilizer.

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Columbia Industries

The Low Profile landfill tipper from Columbia Industries, Hillsboro, Ore., is manufactured to accommodate a variety of trailers. According to the company, operators can unload 10 to 12 trailers per hour with a three-minute cycle time.

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East Manufacturing

The Genesis tipping platform transfer trailer from East Manufacturing, Randolph, Ohio, can accommodate 101 to 145 cu. yds. It features a smooth-side construction. According to the company, the 120-cu.-yd. trailer can weigh as little as 12,985 pounds (lbs.). The trailer's sidewall design eliminates a center bar or pipe for efficient top loading, the company says. V-shaped cross members are manufactured to increase aerodynamics and maintain structural strength.

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Hallco Manufacturing

Hallco Manufacturing, Tillamook, Ore., manufactures live floors for landfills, transfer stations and materials recycling facilities. The live floors, which can be used as a self-unloader, can be top-loaded, compactor-loaded or baler-loaded. Depending on the configuration, 10, 12 or 15 trailers can unload without waiting in line for tippers, the company says. Available in lengths up to 53 ft. for 96-in. and 102-in. trailers, the unit can handle a variety of materials including baled, bagged, loose or compacted refuse; demolition debris; and recyclables, such as aluminum, tires, cardboard, plastics and paper. According to the company, its single-unit construction allows for quick installation. Additional features include a selection of decks for specific applications, snap-on slats and drive unit options with hydraulics.

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Keith Manufacturing

Keith Manufacturing, Madras, Ore., offers the Walking Floor unloader system, a moving floor self-unloading system manufactured for trailers. It can unload a variety of materials — including municipal solid waste, construction debris, organics and wood waste, — both indoors and on uneven ground, the company says.

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MAC Trailer

MAC Trailer, Alliance, Ohio, introduces its MVP line of tipper and moving floor trailers. The trailers feature the company's Snap-Lock design, a non-welded, hollow-core smooth side with vertical panels. Available with a variety of side heights, the units are available in lengths up to 53 ft. The trailers' non-welded exterior surface is ideal for imaging, provides aerodynamics and reduces maintenance costs, the company says.

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Phelps Industries

Phelps Industries, Little Rock, Ark., offers a portable landfill tipper for unloading transfer trailers. The tipper is manufactured for quick unloading, the company says. Featuring a heavy-duty design, the tipper includes the company's hydraulic cylinders that are intended to extend equipment life, the company says.

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Titan Trailers

Titan Trailers, Ontario, Canada, offers the A-Train tipper trailer for municipal solid waste. Measuring nearly 95 ft. long, the trailer can accommodate 234 cu. yds. of refuse, the company says. The trailer features the company's Rocky Mountain Double design, which is manufactured for use at existing transfer station facilities. It also includes a Thinwall extruded aluminum sidewall panel to reduce tare weight, the company says.

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Travis Body & Trailer

Travis Body & Trailer, Houston, manufactures the Aerolite live floor and tipper for municipal solid waste transfer trailers. The trailer features an optional wedged sidewall and rounded nose, and has a 132.5-yard capacity, the company says. Manufactured entirely of aluminum, the trailer also is available with a single wall, smooth side construction with a longitudinal brace on the inside.

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Western Trailers

Western Trailers, Boise, Idaho, offers a variety of refuse trailers in tipper and live floor configurations. The company also manufactures bulk commodity trailers in hopper, v-bottom self-unloader and live floor models. Weighing 12,800 lbs., the Elite is a 53 ft. quad axle trailer that features an internal frame. The company's Classic flatbed model also is available with an external frame and can be fitted with hoppers. Curtain tops are available for both the Elite and Classic models. Wood residual trailers also are available in 32- to 52-ft. models.

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Wilkens Industries

Wilkens Industries, Morris, Minn., offers lightweight aluminum open-top live floor trailers for a variety of applications, including recycling. Weighing about 11,000 lbs., the trailers have an all-aluminum construction with a riveted design, which eliminates, cracks, welding or rusting, the company says. The trailers measure between 40 ft. and 53 ft. and can accommodate 90-cu.-yd. to 150-cu.-yd. payloads.

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