East introduces new flatbed floor, tie down system

East introduces new flatbed floor, tie down system

East says the new design results in a 10% increase in strength under a distributed load and 30% increase under a concentrated load.

East Manufacturing has introduced a newly designed flatbed trailer floor along with a new tie down system.

The newly designed floor increases the strength of the flatbed, which East says results in a 10% increase in strength under a distributed load and 30% increase under a concentrated load. In addition, the company says the floor it is more streamlined to reduce installation time, eliminating the need to install coil package flooring (CLP) inserts and reducing the weight of a 48-ft. flatbed trailer by 24 lbs.

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East Manufacturing says its redesigned flatbed floor is stronger, lighter and easier to install.

The new integrated extruded aluminum outside rail tie down system for cargo securement is standard on East BST, BST II and MMX flatbed trailers as well as the East BST and BST II drop deck trailers. East says the new system eliminates the need for welds and reduces the assembly time. In addition, it is available as an option on the inside and center tie down tracks.

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