Western Trailers Combo drop deck
- Western Trailer aims for lightest combos. // Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2003, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p32
Introduces the Elite Combo trailers for lighter weight from Western Trailer. Specifications of the trailers; Base weight of the trailer.
- Manac trailer hauls 62 cu yd. // Trailer / Body Builders;May2005, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p26
Features the scrap-hauling trailer developed by Oran, Missouri-based Manac Trailers USA Inc. Design of the product; Wheels incorporated in the product; Weight.
- Building a better bottom line. // Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2004, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p107
Discusses the benefits gained by Western Trailer company from using the Visual Enterprise software. Reduction in the company's money-losing orders; Features and specifications of the software; Information on the manufacturing process of the company; Reasons for employing the software.
- TTMA: proposal could lead to unsafe trailers. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;7/ 3/2013, p1
The article reports on the proposal of the U.S. Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) to alter the way the federal government alter the gross combination weight rating of freight vehicles in 2013.
- Pulling power. LOVEJOY, DAVID // Land Rover Monthly;Jun2014, Issue 191, p122
The article offers tips on towing a trailer off-road without damaging the vehicle. When pulling a trailer on a rough surface, one has to add 1/60th of the trailer weight for each degree of incline and up to a 60 degree slope. The author notes that the recommended maximum weight limits for Land...
- Between the Road and the Load. Smith, Greg // Rock Products;Nov2013, Vol. 116 Issue 11, p30
The article discusses the role of capacity rating in selecting the right trailer for an operation's specific loads. Topics discussed include different methods used by heavy-haul trailer manufacturers when rating the capacity of their trailers, the distribution of load over the deck and axles of...
- Western is sole importer. // Contract Journal;3/6/2002, Vol. 412 Issue 6367, p21
Reports that Western Trailers became the sole importer for Saris trailers in Great Britain as of March 2002. Range of carrying capacity; Warranty; Product range.
- Ridewell's RideliteÂ® Trailer Suspension. // Fleet Equipment;Feb2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p41
Reports that Ridewell Suspensions has introduced a lightweight trailer air suspension system for platform, tank, dump, grain and specialized truck trailers. Design of the system for weight-conscious fleets desiring a non-captured axle; Weight savings offered by Ridelite; Simplification of...
- Ultra lightweight semitrailer scales 6,930 Ib. Schenck, Paul // Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2005, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p29
Features the van trailer manufactured by Spier Fahrzeugwerk of Steinheim, Germany. Weight of the trailer; Specifications; Description of the truck body.