Tipping Skel

Freighter Tipping Skels are custom built to meet a range of transport requirements that can vary greatly depending on operating conditions and types of goods carried.

One option is the Freighter Sliding Tipping Skel.  When on the road, the sliding chassis mechanism is fully extended to optimise axle load distribution and maximise payload.

When unloading, the driver applies the truck brakes, releases the slider lock pins and reverses the truck to bring the container to the rear of the tri-axle suspension for tipping to unload.

Freighter can also supply Tip Over Axle style tipping skels, depending on your specification requirements and application.

Freighter Design & Innovation Features

  • Freighter can customise the Tipping Skel trailer to suit different applications and requirements.  Some of the major options include:
    • Diesel or petrol hydraulic power pack to operate the lift ram when the truck has no hydraulic power supply available.  A diverter is fitted to operate the hydraulics from the truck hydraulics when available
    • Rotary seal with diesel powered air supply (and hydraulic where required)
    • Drop deck chassis to suit hazardous goods carriage
    • A range of heavy duty suspensions are available
  • 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
  • LED lights are 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.