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Dropdeck Trailers

Drop Deck Decisions

Special cargos require specialized trailers, and one is the drop deck, whether made of steel, aluminum, or a combination of the two.

Drop Decks, Aluminum Transition Radii, and the Romans

I looked at the transition radius on a Mac aluminum drop deck and it occurred to me that the radius is an arc, a portion of an arch – that engineering marvel devised by Roman engineers more than 2,000 years ago.

The 2016 Trailers Update

New features displayed at truck shows and announced separately cut weight, add ruggedness and utility.

Heavy-Haul Trailers Get Lighter

You don’t think about “lightweight” when talking about lowboys, which are often long and multi-axled. Nevertheless, today’s heavy-haul trailers are not as heavy as their predecessors – but it’s a careful balance.