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Dorsey Adds Giant Aluminum Platform Trailer Series for Truck Fleets

November 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Dorsey Adds Giant Aluminum Platform Trailer Series for Truck Fleets

Dorsey Trailer, one of the heavy-duty industry’s oldest trailer manufacturers, has introduced its weight-saving Aluminum Giant all-aluminum platform trailer series. Designed and engineered for significant weight savings, outstanding payload capacity and northern element corrosion resistance, the all-aluminum has a capacity of 80,000 pounds evenly distributed and an available 52,000-pound capacity in four feet.

The Dorsey Aluminum Giant Series boasts a one-piece welded I-beam design. The pre-cambered, no-bolt construction is stronger, lasts longer and lowers end user operating cost. Aluminum Giant trailers come standard with 5-foot extruded channel cross members on 15-foot centers and a coil package while maintaining a starting tare weight under 8,900 pounds. The 1-1/2-inch hollow core box extruded aluminum floor combined with custom pipe spool design allows the aluminum giant to withstand rigorous fleet conditions and the most demanding owner operator usage.

Standard features such as 6061 T-6 aluminum construction, fully galvanized suspension, aluminum landing gear and fully sealed wiring harness ensure years of corrosion free work even in the harshest northern conditions.

The Aluminum Giant Drop Deck shares the same fabrication materials, procedures and components, while featuring an all-aluminum drop neck design, which allows the end user to haul tall loads while maintaining higher payload capacity and superior corrosion resistance. All Aluminum Giant Series trailers are available with multiple beam packages and multiple axle configurations to meet all legal requirements and hauling needs.

Dorsey offers a wide variety of truck trailers including aluminum, composite and steel flatbeds, drop decks, extendable flatbeds and drop decks, hydraulic removable neck lowboys, hydraulic folding tail lowboys, fixed neck lowboys, tag-a-long lowboys, open top vans, closed top chip vans and moving floor vans.