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.
2019 ROTHDEAN LOW LOADER TRAILER.SAF AXLES, HALDEX BRAKING SYSTEM, DOUBLE FLIP HYDRAULIC RAMPS WITH HYDRAULIC SIDE TO SIDE MOVEMENT.OUT RIGGER AND LASHING RINGS.RAISE AND LOWER SUSPENSION ETC FULL UK TYPE APPROVAL.
1990 Nooteboom Knock Out Neck Extendable Low Loader, 75 Ton, Full Steering, Hydraulic Suspension, Power Pack, One Owner just had full overhaul of hydraulic suspension, 80% tyres in excellent order for its year- Priced at �12,250Overall Condition: Good%
2017 Montracon Low loader trailer with Flip Toe ramps, 48 Ton Special Types CAT 2, on 245-70R17.5 tyres, MOT until Dec 2020, Only had One owner and very little use, in great order throughout. �25,000Overall Condition: Good%
Broshuis 4AOU-58/3-15 Triple Extending 18m - 47m 4 Axle Trailer. Went into service in 2011, 4 axle steering, Manual remote, Gross trailer weight of 75 ton, Fitted with Twist locks and side Lockers, Had very little use having only...
2006 Dennison Tri Axle Extendable Machinery Carrier
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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
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