Talbert Manufacturing shows off customized 70SA-RC-RA trailer at CONEXPO

Talbert Manufacturing shows off customized 70SA-RC-RA trailer at CONEXPO

The trailer’s design features a flip extension to accommodate a tri-axle Jeep dolly, allowing for maximum load configurations, according to Talbert.

Talbert Manufacturing completed a customized version of its 70SA-RC-RA trailer for Atlas Crane Services Inc. of Aurora, Illinois and displayed it during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 in Las Vegas. The company says the trailer’s design features a flip extension to accommodate a tri-axle Jeep dolly, and the E3Nitro self-tracking axle extension accommodates a 3+3+3 configuration to enable proper weight distribution and weight transfer. Talbert Manufacturing notes that the trailer maintains a 70-ton rating at half the deck length and offers a 6-inch loaded road clearance.

According to the company, the trailer features a wide center bolster for axles one and two; and two and three; as well as a rear half bolster with a lightweight design of axle three to ensure even weight distribution from the truck to the rear of the trailer. The specialized trailer can run with three, four or five axles in a row and offers a 120-inch swing radius with a gooseneck extension for up to a 222-inch swing radius, Talbert notes. The trailer comes complete with lightweight components and flexible, lightweight fenders over axles one, two and three, which ensures Atlas Crane’s ability to conform to weight regulations without sacrificing the durability required for heavy loads, Talbert says.

Designed for trailers with capacities of up to 85 tons, Talbert notes that the E3Nitro axle extension uses a combination of hydraulic fluid and nitrogen to equalize axle pressures. This provides proportionate weight distribution in each axle grouping. The E3Nitro features a bearing pivot and pivot lockout for backing the trailer. Users can also hydraulically lock in axle loads regardless of the terrain. The E3Nitro, part of a larger series that includes the E2Nitro and E1Nitro, comes standard with two-speed dual landing gear for optimal stability when disconnected from the trailer.

You May Also Like

Kenworth offers OOIDA members $1,000 savings on new sleeper trucks

Buyers can use the discount on new or special order Kenworth T680, T880 and W990 trucks with a 52-in. or larger factory-installed sleeper.

Kenworth-T880-mid-roof-sleeper-truck

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) announced a $1,000 savings offer to OOIDA members on purchases of certain new Kenworth sleeper trucks for 2024. Kenworth said members can apply the discount on both new stock or special order T680, T880 and W990 trucks with a 52-in. or larger factory-installed sleeper.

NACFE: small depots are ready to scale electrification

Dipping your toes into electrification is one thing, leaping into running 15+ BEVs is another. Though NACFE says for many, the time is right.

NACFE-DEPOT-Scaling-Report-Cover-Run-On-Less-BEV-Electrification-fleet-trucks
FinditParts, Diesel Laptops partner to streamline heavy-duty truck repairs

Diesel Laptops’ Diesel Decoder plugs into a diagnostic port and sends data to an app. Customers can then order components from FinditParts.

truck-diagnosis-generic
ACT Research notes significant drop in U.S. trailer orders for May

May net trailer orders fell about 46% y/y, while ytd net order activity is down 25% from the same period in 2023.

ACT-net-trailer-orders-down-may-24
Daimler Truck N.A., Salem, Electrada partner to electrify logistics

The companies say the partnership builds on growing zero-emission vehicle integration, and furthers commitments to sustainable trucking.

Daimler-Salem-Electrada-EV-Partnership-2
Other Posts
Beyond a one-size-fits-all trucking decarbonization strategy

Much of the responsibility now falls on the fleet, but that should be a welcome change.

2024-ACT-After-the-Show-Floor-1400
Martin Brower expands Volvo EV fleet to deliver to Canadian McDonald’s

Adding 10 Volvo VNR Electric trucks supports McDonald’s goals of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Martin-brower-McDonald-Volvo-VNR-Electric-truck
Used Class 8 truck sales drop 1.5% amid weaker freight market

In addition to the slight drop in m/m sales, ACT noted a 15% drop in used Class 8 pricing, y/y.

Used-Cl8-Retail-Summary-Heat-Map-May-2024
PGT Trucking adds new facilities in KY, SC

The company aims to offer increased service opportunities for our customers and drivers while expanding its reach in the southeastern U.S.

PGT-Flatbed-Truck-non-specific