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Talbert to feature two custom trailer models at MATS

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Talbert Manufacturing will feature two custom trailer models at MATS. (Courtesy: TALBERT MANUFACTURING)
Talbert Manufacturing will feature two custom trailer models at MATS. (Courtesy: TALBERT MANUFACTURING)

RENSSELAER, Ind. —  Talbert Manufacturing is exhibiting two highly flexible and versatile custom trailer models at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., March 22-24 in booth 13136.

Attendees will view 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. Additionally, the trailer is equipped with a Cleral onboard scale system that meets the toughest trucking industry requirements.

Engineered with heavy-duty T-1 steel construction; upper-flange reinforcement on the deck; and stub-in under-deck cross members for extra support, the Talbert 2+3+2 65-Ton East Coast Trailer offers a 22-inch loaded deck height and is rated for 65-tons in any 14-feet of deck length. The unit is also adaptable to the addition of a future 10-foot deck section.

Also at MATS is the Talbert 35-Ton SRG Double Drop Trailer, which is differentiated by its innovative aluminum pull-out system (two-feet on each side) that accommodates wider equipment pieces at lower heights. The unit features 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 customized unit offers heavy-duty T1 steel construction, and is equipped with strobe lights, battery backup, aluminum wheels, and connections for a flip axle.

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