XL Specialized Trailers launches new construction trailer

XL Specialized Trailers launches new construction trailer

The low-profile gooseneck design provides weight savings and versatility, the company says.

XL Specialized Trailers recently introduced the XL Guardian 110 HDG trailer, a standardized construction trailer that the company says is readily available at select dealer locations. The Guardian trailer is 53 feet long and has a capacity rating of 110,000 pounds in 12 feet concentrated.

The low-profile gooseneck design provides weight savings and versatility, the company says, allowing scrapers to load over the top. The company additionally notes that it features a relief cutout for truck fender clearance, and two removable kingpin settings which add flexibility across various truck setups. On the neck, a rotating work light illuminates the area.

The gooseneck uses hydraulics to detach and reconnect. The main bed offers a 22-inch loaded deck height. Operators can adjust the height of the deck for diverse loads with a five-position variable ride height in the neck and manual ride height in the rear. Additionally, the company states that the trailer’s 26-foot-long, 8-foot-6-inch-wide main deck is constructed with a fully welded I-beam design, using 100K flanges and 80K webs, as well as upper-flange reinforcement.

The Guardian is a three-axle trailer that the company says is capable of running by itself or with an added flip axle, a spreader bar and flip, a single-axle power booster or a hydraulic flip axle. XL’s new bolt-on recessed hydraulic flip axle option houses the hydraulic cylinder, quickly flipping the axle without the need for a forklift.

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