Low Loader Trailers for Sale (48)

You will always find a great selection of used low loader semi-trailers for sale at Truckpages. Low loaders are typically trailers with a step frame and small set of rear wheels.  This makes the loading height from the rear of the trailer very low (hence the name). Using built-in ramps a piece of construction equipment can be driven onto the trailer or dragged onto the trailer using a winch built into the front of the trailer. They can also be called machine carriers – as they carry machinery. The loading ramps are usually hydraulically assisted – or better still, fully automatic.  Often you can find a ‘cheesewedge’ set of ramps that fold up totally making the folded ramp into part of the loading floor not wasting any loading space at all. Typically, the low loaders will be tri axle semi trailers, but for heavier special types STGO operation there may be 4-axle or more in use.  Remember to check out the heavy haulage tractor unit category if you operate in this market.

Instead of ramps, you may find some trailers with removable ‘goosenecks’ for loading. Other designs will make full use of the neck of the trailer by having ramps where the machines can be loaded right up on top of the tractor unit’s fifth wheel. Finding used low loaders at Truckpages is straightforward – there are examples from plenty of different manufacturers with Andover, Montracon and Nooteboom being the most common. If you are looking from an extendable low loader, you may wish to browse the extendable trailers category.

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Low Loader
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Faymonville
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Ridgway Plant Sales are pleased to offer this Faymonville five axle step frame trailer for sale from our haulage fleet - Faymonville five axle step frame trailer - - - Hydraulic adjustable bed - - Ours from new, full service history - - Year 2015 - TRAILER £50,000
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Low Loader
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Other
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Prees Plant, Truck & Agricultural Auction Sale Number: 594 2006 Grafton Triaxle 65Ton Drop Neck Extender Low Loader - Power Steered, Remote Rear Steer - Extendable Bed 3 Axle Wafer Deck Low Loader Carrying Capacity 65 Tonnes, - Design Weight 80 Tonnes - Hydraulic Demountable Swan Neck, Hydraulic...
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Low Loader
Make
Faymonville
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Ridgway Plant Sales are pleased to offer this Faymonville four axle step frame trailer for sale from our haulage fleet - Faymonville four axle step frame trailer - - - Standard width bed with outriggers - - Ours from new, full service history - - Year 2014 - TRAILER £45,000
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Low Loader
Make
Montracon
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Low Loader
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Montracon
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2008 Montracon Tri Axle Low Loader with Full Years MOT, Outriggers, Tool Box, Hydraulic Ramps & Good Tyres & Floor, Great Order throughout, Priced at �12,500 Body Condition: Good%
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Low Loader
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Other
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Prees Plant, Truck & Agricultural Auction Sale Number: 594 1986 Trial Master Triaxle Drop Neck Low Loader - Special Tyres 285/70 x19.5 - Hydraulic Supension, 3 Axle Rear Lift
For Auction at Prees Storage, Tilstock Airfield, A49, Whitchurch, SY13 3JX on 2022-07-09
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Low Loader
Make
Nooteboom
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2014 Nooteboom 73ton 4 Axle Lowloader, Twin Rear Steer, 9ft Wide, Flip toe Hydraulic Side Shift Ramps & Outer Riggers, SAF Axles, Excavator Trough.
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2014 Nooteboom OSD-73-04
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Low Loader
Make
Andover
Location
13.4M - Low - Loader, - Winch - w/ - Remote, - Hydraulic - Ramps MoT: 2023-01-31T00:00:00 .VAT on Hammer: Y. DIRECT C441995
For Auction at Protruck, Belton, Doncaster on 2022-07-07
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More Low Loader Trailers Info

Buying a used Low Loader

These trailers are valuable pieces of equipment and tend to be kept for quite some time so the original buyer can recoup their investment.  If you can find a late, good condition used low loader then snap it up!

If you are looking at an older low loader trailer then consider the condition and maintenance schedule that it has enjoyed.  As an indication, if all of the tyres are on their last legs, this may indicate the condition of the rest of the trailer.

If the trailer is fitted with a winch and/or hydraulic ramps test them to make sure they work perfectly – if possible test the winch with a load.

Low Loader Manufacturers

There are plenty of European manufacturers of low loader trailers – some concentrating on standard tri-axle 40ft low loaders and others concentrating on extendable trailers and those designed for extreme heavy haulage.

Dennison Irish company making lots of types of trailers including Low Loaders

Montracon Part of the Ballyvesey Group, Doancaster based business manufacturers a range of trailers including low loaders.

Nooteboom Dutch manufacturer of specialist low loader and extendable trailers.

Broshuis – Dutch business specialising in low loaders since 1956

Faymonville Family company from Belgium

MAX Trailer (Part of Faymonville Group)

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