Talbert Manufacturing, a leader in the manufacturing of heavy-haul, specialized and custom-built trailers ideally suited to the construction industry, is exhibiting two versatile custom trailer models at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show – the Talbert 2+3+2 65-Ton HRG East Coast Trailer with a Tandem-Axle Jeep Dolly; and the Talbert 35-Ton SRG Double Drop Trailer.
The Talbert 2+3+2 65-Ton HRG (hydraulic removable gooseneck) East Coast Trailer features a gooseneck and flip extension to accommodate a tandem-axle jeep dolly. The unit is designed with the ability to add a tag- or pin-on axle to the jeep to allow a 3+3+2 axle configuration. Importantly, those operators without a 4-axle tractor can access the optional pin-on axle for the jeep to maintain axles that remain legal to scale the payload. Featuring 60-inch axle spacing, as well as an airlift on axle 3; and a chain lift on axles 1, 2, 4, and 5, this trailer is also capable of running with 3, 4, or 5 axles in a row without the booster.
The Talbert 35-Ton SRG Double Drop Trailer is differentiated by its innovative aluminum pull-out system (two-feet on each side) that accommodates wider equipment pieces at lower heights; and a lighter-weight mechanical removable gooseneck.
With a 48-foot overall length, this air-ride, tandem-axle unit offers a 29-foot deck length with a rated 35-tons distributed, and 30-tons in each ten-feet of deck length; and an 18-inch loaded deck height with a 6-inch ground clearance. Additionally, this trailer offers heavy-duty T1 steel construction, and is equipped with strobe lights, battery backup, aluminum wheels, and connections for a flip axle.