How to choose the right lowboy trailer? Hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer for sale

TITAN VEHICLE | 2020-06-15
How to choose the right lowboy trailer? Hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer for sale


What is a lowboy trailer?

A lowboy trailer is commonly used to haul heavy equipment and machinery, such as excavators, bulldozers, and other large construction equipment. The lowboy trailer is perfect for hauling large equipment like this because they are usually tall and wide and would exceed the standard legal height and weight restrictions.

The hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer uses a concave beam type. Detachable gooseneck trailer can separate the gooseneck from the trailer, and achieve contact between the front end of the vehicle and the ground. After the cargo or equipment is loaded, the RGN trailer is restored to the original transportation state in time for transportation.

As you can see, the heavy duty lowboy trailer can transport ultra-high and medium sized equipment and machine.


What is a detachable lowboy trailer used for?

Weight and height considerations are some of the considerations to make in your choice of a trailer. Detachable gooseneck lowboy trailer is the best type to transport cargo that is heavy and tall especially when these two parameters exceed the standard set by the law. While a lowbed trailer can help you in such occasions, RGN can take relatively higher capacity and dimensions of cargo. 



RGN trailer gooseneck can be unloaded. For lowbed trailer, heavy cargo are loaded from the rear. However, when using RGN trailers, the cargo is loaded from the front. Loading with lowbed trailers, you cannot lower it any further. That means you can’t work without auxiliary equipment for lifting cargo and loading it onto the trailer. 

With RGN trailers, you don’t have to be worried about this since you can almost carry all types of cargo. Characteristics of detachable gooseneck lowboy trailers are that it can be detached from the front unlike with a lowbed semi trailer. This feature has been provided in an RGN trailer to enhance loading and offloading of cargo. The user has an easy time during such occasions. This is unlike for a lowbed semi trailer that load the cargo from rear. It is possible to carry heavy motorized machinery since the trailer can be lowered to its ramp. The appropriate trailer to choose depends on the cargo type that you want to handle.

The detachable gooseneck lowboy trailer offers you with a more durable and strong structure compared to a lowbed semi trailer. Due to the detachable design of the gooseneck and the need for a lower working platform as provided by the lowboy trailer option, high strength material with a rational design has been put in place.


What are the types of split gooseneck lowboy trailer?

1. Common detachable gooseneck trailer. It is mainly designed to transport 30 tons, 60 tons, 80 tons, 100 tons, 120 tons of heavy equipment or machinery. And the main styles are 2 axles, 3 axles, and 4 axles.

2. Heavy duty rgn lowboy trailer. It is mainly designed to transport 100 tons, 120 tons, 150 tons of heavy equipment or machinery. The main use is the line axle structure. 2 lines 4 axles, 3 lines 6 axles, and 4 lines 8 axles.

3. The front part of the folding gooseneck trailer can be folded down to the ground, and their long decks are suitable for long and heavy cargo.

Folding lowboy trailer is lighter and cheaper, reducing additional maintenance costs for the hydraulic system.



Pay attention to something of the detachable gooseneck trailer:

Loading process: Although RGN and low loaders are very suitable for loading heavy goods, if you use lifting equipment, ordinary trailers may be the best choice. Most low-bed trailers are loaded from the front or rear.

When you need to remove the gooseneck from the tractor so that the gooseneck remains attached to the trailer frame. Secure the safety hook with a pin to fix the gooseneck in place and prevent the gooseneck from tipping forward.

Cargo weight: Please select the correct model to transport your cargo. If you plan to transport more than 70 tons of cargo, please consider buying a low-profile loader, RGN trailer and foldable gooseneck trailer.

The hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer has a high load capacity and can transport heavy objects. In addition, the lower deck ensures that heavy objects remain stable during transportation.

Cargo dimension: It is important to consider the dimensions of your cargo when choosing a trailer model. Consider the width and height, especially if your country has height limitations for transportation vehicles.



How to detach the removable gooseneck trailer?

When preparing to remove the gooseneck, you must first link the towing pin with the towing saddle. There are many types of removable gooseneck lowboy trailers. Most split gooseneck operating principles are the same. 

1.Remove the positioning pin and the air pipe and wire connection

2.As the gooseneck height decreases, the bottom angle of the front end of the semi-trailer lowers to the ground and rests on the ground. Once all the linkages have been safely removed, lower the cargo platform.

3.Drive the gooseneck with the truck and drive the tractor far enough away.

4.After driving off the truck, you can now load comfortably from the front of the trailer bed.


Through the video below, you can learn about different types of lowboy semi-trailers(like 3 axle detachable gooseneck lowboy trailers, 4 axle lowboy trailer, 3 line 6 axle heavy duty lowboy trailer, folding gooseneck trailer)

And the process, testing, packaging and customer feedback, etc.


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