Skel Trailer

Freighter’s Skel trailer comes with wide spaced main beams and low profile frames combined to deliver a lower centre of gravity and enhanced stability which aids in driver comfort and safety.

Available as either a standard  skel or drop deck, the Skel can be configured as either a Single or Tag trailer.

In addition to featuring a folding pedestal at the rear, the 12.2m TL6 Skel can also be configured with a range of desirable options, such as folding pedestals (on a Drop Deck) and retractable rear ends for carrying 45ft and 48ft containers.

Listed below are the trailer configurations that will transport various container sizes:

  • 6.7m TL2 (one 20ft container, 20 tonne, tandem)
  • 9.4m TL2 (one 20ft container, 30 tonne, tri-axle)
  • 12.2m TL2 (one 40ft container)
  • 12.2m TL6 (one or two 20ft containers, or one 40ft)
  • Logging Skel 12.2m
  • 10.93m Tag TL2 B-Double (one 20ft container, tri-axle)
  • Drop frame 11.62m TL2 (one 20ft container, tri-axle)
  • Drop frame 12.2m TL6 (one or two 20ft containers, or one 40ft)

Freighter Design & Innovation Features

  • The Skel trailer can include an optional set of twist-locks allowing the container position to be varied for flexibility
  • Freighter trailers are specifically built to provide owners with leading edge logistical solutions that deliver low tare weight and high payload advantage
  • The computer-aided design delivers a chassis with superior strength, performance and durability
  • Freighter’s high quality two pack paint, applied over a grit blasted and primed base, ensures long lasting good looks
  • With wide frames and a low centre of gravity adding to its durability, the Freighter Skel trailer is the original work horse
  • Twist locks are “electro-plate yellow” to make container loading fast and accurate
  • LED lights are also standard, providing long and reliable life and adapting automatically to varying voltages in truck power supplies
  • Freighter trailers come with a reassuring two year warranty
  • All backed by Australia’s best national trailer dealer network
  • Most of all, our customers tell us that a Freighter trailer “just tows better”

Options

*Please note that some of the options below may not be available with this trailer.

AirSTEEL
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Radius Guards
Radius Guards S'Steel
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Radius Guards Plastic
Radius Guards Plastic
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Load Gauge
Load Gauge
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Spare Wheel Carriers
Spare Wheel Carriers
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Alloy-Wheels
Alloy Wheels
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Alloy-Wheels

Alloy Wheels

A set of quality alloy wheels improves trailer appearance and also helps to reduce trailer tare weight, thus increasing payload. Please consult your dealer for more details.

Hub Odometer
Hub Odometer
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Hub-Odometer

Hub Odometer

A Freighter approved digital hub odometer records trailer kilometres and helps with management of service programs and general maintenance. Please consult your dealer for more details.

Tool Box
Tool Box
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Tool Box

Tool Box

A variety of Freighter toolbox designs and sizes is available, depending on trailer configuration and specific requirements. Please consult your dealer for more details.

Water Tank
Water Tank
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Water Tank

Water Tank

A smart looking Freighter alloy water tank provides convenient water storage for handwashing. Please consult your dealer for more details.

Hub Odometer
Twist Lock
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Twist-Lock

Twist Lock

A Freighter twist lock allows the trailer to carry containers.

On a drop deck, removable or folding pedestals may be specified. The pedestals allow the carrying of long containers on drop deck trailers by lifting the rear twist locks to the level of the front deck.

Twist locks are also available for fitment at the midpoint of drop decks for carrying 20ft containers, as well as fitment on lead trailers to the rear of the 5th wheel.

Please consult your dealer for more details.

Other Options
Other Options
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Other Options

Other Options

Freighter has a vast range of non-standard options beyond which can be seen here. If you have a specific requirement, speak to your Freighter dealer for further information.