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End Dump Plays the Middle Man in Grain Transfer Operation

A big two-wheel field cart has brought beans directly to a silo but needed the semi to dump them into an auger. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

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What's New in Dump Trailers?

Think you’re seeing a lot of aluminum end-dump trailers in recent years? You are. Aluminum’s in, but steel still has a place.

This Fleet Promotes Good Causes with Vinyl Graphics

Vinyl wraps are common on van trailers, but not on workaday end-dumps as operated by Mike Culbertson in central Ohio.

The Purkeys Boss System Keeps Dump Trailer Batteries Ready

Purkeys’ Boss Dump Trailer Charging System is designed to keep dump trailer batteries charged so that it stays ready to use.

Powered Trailer Axle Provides an Off-Road Boost

“SAF Trak” axle is powered from the tractor’s hydraulic wet kit. On the trailer, two hydraulic motors, one at each axle end, turn the wheels to help get the rig moving in slippery conditions.

Unlucky Tip Over on the Tappan Zee Bridge

Did you see that scrap-hauling rig tipping over on the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River last Friday? The rear axle broke loose and the trailer lost its footing. What a Friday-the-13th happening!

Special Dumps Haul Bulk and Palletized Cargo Near and Far

Long-hauling is usually done with vans, reefers and flatbeds. But a little-noticed segment of trucking uses dump trailers that carry a wide variety of commodities.

Ox Bodies Offers Rugged Scrap Trailer

Ox Bodies’ Scrap Trailer is designed for residential and commercial demolition projects with large debris.

Trail King Returns to End-Dump Market

The Steel End Dump is a project that has been in consideration over the past few years and, with the re-awakening of construction activity, the company decided to re-introduce the model.