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Chapter 1: What is a used lowbed/lowboy semi trailer?

           1.1 Features of drop deck semi trailer

           1.2 Applications of machine carriers trailer

           1.3 Different Types of Used Low Bed Trailers

Chapter 2: Used low bed truck trailer specs.

Chapter 3: Lowbed Trailer load test and marine transportation

           3.1 Loading test of low equipment trailer

           3.2 Second hand lowbed semi trailer of package and shipping

Chapter 4: Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Used Low bed Truck

           4.1 How to choose a suitable excavator trailer?

           4.2 How to choose parts of lowbed flat trailer?

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Chapter 1: What is a used lowbed/lowboy semi trailer?

Lowbed Trailer is usually used to transport a variety of machinery and equipment, heavy equipment, highway construction equipment, large tank body, power station equipment, and various excavators, and are used to transport heavy vehicles (such as tractors, coaches, Subway truck head, etc.), rail vehicles, mining machinery, forestry machinery, construction machinery (such as excavators, bulldozers, loaders, pavers, cranes, etc.) and other heavy-duty cargo.

Used Low bed Truck structure usually adopts a concave beam frame. The lower the center of gravity, the better the stability and safety, and the stronger the ability to transport ultra-high cargo. The front section of the frame is a gooseneck (the traction pin in the front section of the gooseneck is connected to the traction saddle on the tractor, and the rear end of the gooseneck is connected to the semi-trailer frame) Cargo platform (the lowest part of the frame), the rear end is the wheel frame (including wheels).

TITAN used Low loader trailers have different capacities, such as 40 tons, 50 tons, 70 tons, 80 tons and 100 tons, 120 tons, 150 tons. Each type uses the different number of axles from 2, 3, 4 axles to 7, 8 axles.

 

Through this video below, you can learn about different types of lowbed semi-trailers, like 2axle, 3axle, 4axle lowbed semi trailer, hydraulic ladder lowbed semi trailer, etc.

As well as the process, testing, packaging and customer feedback, etc.

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1.1 Features of drop deck semi trailer

1. TITAN Used Low bed Truck main beam adopts submerged arc welding technology, that ensures the smooth, sturdy welding seams and avoids welding-opening problems. And also improve the loading capacity. Main beam height is 550-580mm. The front/down plate width is 220mm, and thickness is 22mm.

2.  Other accessories on the semi-trailer include toolboxes, spare tire racks, etc. There are also some small accessories such as tight ropes and rope hooks, which are very functional accessories, which need to be selected according to their own types of goods.

3. The series of used lowbed trailers have flat-plate, concave beam and exposed tire structures, and the longitudinal beams are straight or gooseneck. The frame is stepped and the longitudinal beam section is I-shaped. It has the characteristics of high rigidity and high strength.

4. The loading ramps are made by high strength steel, with high loading capacity, which will not happen to the deformation when carrying heavy equipment.

5. The electrical system of a Used Low bed Truck is composed of seven-core sockets, cables, gas lines, various lamps, etc. It is used for lighting, safety warning, and air supply for brakes. Generally, if you look at the regularity of electrical wiring, you basically know how the quality of this heavy transport trailer.

6. The used low bed trailers adopts world famous brand spare part, ensure high quality and save costs. 

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1.2 Applications of machine carriers trailer

Used Step deck trailer can transport heavy cargo in different industries. Here are the most common uses of the heavy-duty trailers.

Heavy vehicles: Used Low bed Truck manufacturers use low bed trailers to transport heavy vehicles from one showroom to another. The transporters are used to move the vehicles from the port to showrooms and sometimes to clients.

Mining machinery: Mining requires heavy machinery for drilling and transporting materials including crude oil and minerals. The machinery is assembled offsite and then transported to the mining sites using used low bed trailers.

The heavy haulers are preferred because of the structure of mining machinery. Mining equipment is perhaps the heaviest cargo that machinery manufacturers transport on the road.

Rail vehicles: There are different categories of rail vehicles including road-rail vehicles, goods wagon, locomotives, and rail motor coach among others.

The common characteristic of these used lowboy trailer is that they are heavy and bulky. used low bed trailers are among the best ways to transport rail vehicles.

Construction: used low bed trailers are used in the construction industry as well. The second hand heavy duty low loader trailer are commonly used in the construction of roads and bridges.

Some construction equipment and blocks cannot be transported with normal semi-trailers. The second hand Low bed trailers are used to transport concrete blocks to the construction sites.

Windmill components: The components of windmills are usually assembled in a factory and then transported to their sites. Similar to other heavy cargo, the components are wide and heavy.

The components cannot fit on a closed trailer because of their design and structure. Lowboy trailers are an efficient way of transport these components to their site.

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1.3 Different Types of Used Low Bed Trailers

Ordinary low bed trailer

An ordinary used low bed trailers has a flat plate and ramp, the cargo plate is a flatbed. The entire cargo platform is straight and above the wheels. The used trailer is used to transport normal heavy cargo. It cannot transport cargo with a high height as other trailers. The position of the working platform explains its limitations in transporting cargo with a high height. 

One of the benefits of using the ordinary tri axle used low loader trailer for sale is that it is cost-effective. The heavy haul trailers are cheaper than other heavy-duty trailers.

Low loader trailer

This type of second hand lowboy trailer is also referred to as a double drop deck trailer. The main characteristic of the Used Low bed Truck is that it has a lower cargo platform. The plane of the cargo platform is concave and has the lowest load-bearing plane. It is generally suitable for transporting large or ultra-high equipment.

Its cargo platform is positioned lower than the rear half of the trailer. The structure of the cargo platform is call a staircase structure or a concave beam.

Removable gooseneck Lowboy trailer(RGN lowboy trailer)

Lowboy trailer for sale has many different names in different countries around the world, such as RGN trailer, detachable gooseneck trailer, folding gooseneck lowboy trailers, hydraulic low bed trailer, removable gooseneck trailer, front loading rgn lowboy trailer, and military lowboy trailer for sale.

Loading method for gooseneck trailer: cargo is loaded from the front. The detachable gooseneck cargo table is only 85 cm, the center of gravity is very low, so the stability and security are very good. As you can see, the heavy-duty lowboy trailer can transport ultra-high and medium sized equipment and machine.

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Chapter2: Used low bed truck trailer specs.

Before production, TITAN technical department must first design and produce drawings according to the needs of the user and the market, so that the technical parameters of the main trailer are matched, and then transferred to the manufacturing department. There are dimensions and specs drawing of different types of Used Low bed Truck. You can learn more details in the pictures.

Lowbed trailer specs:

Model: TITAN 3 Axle Low Bed Semi Trailer

Loading capacity:60 ton

Overall dimension:13000mm * 3000mm *3400mm

Axles:3 axles

Suspension:Heavy duty mechanical spring suspension

Tire:12 units

King pin:90#

Landing gear:JOST

Electrical system:24V, LED lights

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TITAN 3 axle 60 tonne low bed trailer dimension

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TITAN 4 axle used low bed trailers specification drawing

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TITAN 4 lines 8 axles low bed trailer technical department

 

Chapter3: Lowbed Trailer load test and marine transportation

 

3.1 Loading test of low equipment trailer

All of TITAN Used Low bed Truck are tested to ensure that our semi-trailers are free of problems.  All heavy haul trailer is tested for carrying capacity after production is finished.TITAN has dedicated technical staff to guide the operation.

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We also recorded a video of the test of the 100t Excavator Trailer, it is more convenient for you to check it.

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3.2 Second hand lowbed semi trailer of package and shipping

TITAN have professional staff to make package, all of them were trained constantly. Please notice that to prevent the Used Low bed Truck paint from being corroded by seawater to we spray a layer of wax on the surface of the used lowboy trailer before shipping. And covering poncho to prevent the damp condition.

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Lowbed semi trailer of package and shipping

Chapter4: Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Used Low bed Truck

4.1 How to choose a suitable excavator trailer?

The ordinary Used Low bed Truck, RGN trailers, and low loaders have their advantages and disadvantages.  We can provide you with a suitable heavy duty excavator trailer according to your needs.

Cargo weight: The right model will depend on the maximum weight of your cargo. If you intend to transport more than 70 tons, consider buying used low loaders, RGN trailers. Lowering the center of a heavy load increases its stability.

Price: The prices of low bed trailers vary with their load capacities and performance.

If you are looking for 80-120 tons low bed trailer to transport heavy cargo at the least cost possible, the ordinary low bed trailers are your best choice.

Cargo dimension: It is important to consider the dimensions of your cargo when choosing a trailer model. If the height of your cargo is too high, choose a Used Low bed Truck, an RGN trailer, or a folding gooseneck trailers. The models allow you to lower the rear part and reduce the total height of the cargo.

Maintenance costs: The buying price is not the only cost you will incur on your Construction Machine Transport Trailer. You have to service the trailer regularly to maintain its optimal performance. 

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4.2 How to choose parts of lowbed flat trailer?

1. Main beam

TITAN used lowbed trailer main beam adopts HG high strength steel, with high loading capacity, and the low loader trailer adopts submerged arc welding technology, that ensures the smooth, sturdy welding seams and avoids welding-opening problems. 

The main beam height is 550-580mm. The front/down plate width is 220mm, and the thickness is 22mm. That durable and stronger construction ensure the loading capacity, and also improve its capacity to twisting forces, shock, bump, and meet load requirements on bad road condition.

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2. Suspensions

You can choose from different types of suspensions for your low platform transport trailer. like air suspension, spring suspension, bogie suspension.

TITAN spring suspension width is 120mm, the thickness is 10mm, and rotation pin of suspension we use 70mm. Ensure it has high loading capacity and increases its capacity to twisting forces, shock, bump.

Bogie suspension

The bogie suspension is to reduce the common leaf spring front and rear brackets to a single bracket connected to the car body. Its load point is shared on the front and rear axles. Compared with ordinary leaf spring suspension, the bearing capacity of bogie suspension is bigger.

This suspension is less commonly used on ordinary semi-trailers, mainly on heavy vehicles. TITAN low bed trailer manufacturers use bogie suspension. If you are interested in this trailer, you can click "Bogie Suspension Flatbed Trailer" to learn more.

Mechanical suspension

The mechanical suspension is our common leaf spring. It is mainly composed of leaf spring, suspension support, connecting rod, U-bolt and other parts. The longitudinal force of the body falls directly on an axle. The biggest advantage of this suspension is that it is cheap, reliable, and easy to maintain.

At present, more than 80% of ordinary Used Low bed Truck use a leaf spring balanced suspension.

Air suspension

The most obvious feature of an air suspension is its airbag-type air spring. The weight of the air spring itself is relatively light, the air medium friction in the airbag is small, there is almost no noise during operation, and its life is 2-3 times that of the leaf spring.

However, when using an air spring, a rod system capable of transmitting various forces and moments other than the vertical force must be provided, so the suspension structure is complicated; in addition, the air spring has strict requirements on sealing and its cost is also high.

At present, air suspension for used lowbed trailer for sale south Africa is mostly in high-end fields such as precision instrument transportation and hazardous chemical transportation.

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3. Ramp

The ramp is used to move the cargo on a low bed trailer. The length of the ramp depends on the weight of the cargo. A longer ramp is required to move heavy cargo on the trailer.

Using a longer ramp reduces the slope, which makes it easier to move heavy cargo. You need to consider the maximum weight of your cargo when choosing a ramp.

There are two types of ramps, namely, a mechanical ramp and a hydraulic ramp.

TITAN loading ramps are made by high strength steel, with high loading capacity, which will not happen to the deformation when carrying heavy equipment.

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4. Braking System

Inspecting the braking system is very important because it involves your life as well. Driving a loaded trailer with poor brakes is very risky. The most important aspect to inspect in the braking system is the gas pressure.

TITAN low bed trailer adopts famous brand parts, like WABCO braking valve, German famous brand, Improve the system's reaction sensitivity and stability, Safer.

5. Landing gear

The landing leg is used to support the trailer when it is disconnected from the truck. The most important consideration when choosing the landing leg is the loading capacity.

The landing leg can carry half of the total weight of the trailer. The main models of landing legs include individual operation and linkage.

TITAN equipment trailer JOST legs, This’ll ensure the long service life of the trailers.

6. King Pin

The kingpin is made of chromium alloy. TITAN low platform trailer are two types of kingpins: 50#(2”), 90#(3.4”). The kingpin is the hardest part of a trailer because it can bear the greatest force or pressure.

The kingpin is installed in two ways, which include welding and a bolted connection. Welding is the safest method of installation.

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Used Low bed Truck are designed to transport the heaviest and bulkiest loads. The most common applications of used low bed trailers include transporting heavy vehicles, rail vehicles, construction beams, windmill components and heavy machinery. The main advantages of low bed trailers include high stability, safety, versatility, and ability to transport tall equipment. 

The number of beams, axle lines, and dimensions of the trailer vary across brands. Before ordering a new and used heavy duty equipment trailer, it is important to consider the cargo weight and dimensions, price, maintenance costs, future business needs, and the loading process. The major components to inspect when buying a trailer include the ramp, suspension system, material, tires, landing leg, axles, kingpin, brake system, and the ABS. If you follow this guide, you can identify reliable suppliers and purchase a high-quality low bed trailer from China.

 

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