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There are many different types of trailer used in the transportation of standard and abnormal loads. Here are just a few examples. Dimensions and weights are as a guide only and will change on the number and type of axles as well as the tractor unit used.

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Euroliner or Mega trailer:

(Mega similar to 3 axle semi below) with sliding roof.
Standard dims 13.60 x 2.45 x 2.70 with deck height between 0.95 – 1.50mtrs,
Mega 3.50+10.00 x 2.45 x 2.70/3.00 lower deck height 0.85 – 1.00mtrs.
Payload up to 28 tonnes depending on country.

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Flat, Flat Extender and Heavy Duty Flat trailers:

Standard flat trailer dims 13.60 x 2.50 with extendables having an overall length up to 28.00mtrs.
Deck heights range from 1.00 – 1.75mtrs
Payload up to 85 tonnes depending on number of axles, make and model of trailer and tractor unit.
Some can have steering axles

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Standard Semi, Semi Single and Double Extender and Heavy Duty Extender trailers:

Could have up to 8 axles.
Standard semi closed 12.00 – 13.60mtrs
Lower deck 9.20 – 22.50 x 2.50 – 3.00mtrs
Deck height 0.69 – 0.95mtrs
Payload up to 100 tonnes depending on number of axles, make and model of trailer and tractor unit.
Can have steering axles, out riggers, wheel wells, detachable neck, fixed or removable ramps.

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Standard Well or Lowbed Trailer fixed or Extendable:

Standard Well closed 12.00 – 13.60mtrs
Lower deck 5.00 – 15.00 x 2.50 – 3.25mtrs
Deck height 0.30 – 0.65mtrs
Payload up to 38 tonnes depending on number of axles, make and model of trailer and tractor unit.
Can have steering axles, out riggers, detachable neck, removable ramps for loading front and rear platforms.

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This one can be 16.00 long and open to more than 38.00mtrs
Deck height 0.45 – 0.65mtrs
Payload up to 68 tonnes depending on number of axles, make and model of trailer and tractor unit.
Can have steering axles, out riggers, detachable neck, removable ramps for loading front and rear platforms.

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Some very special trailers :

Modular Trailers can be made up of many sets of axles
to carry almost any weight. The examples show a modular with beams, one as a
draw bar dolly and then one at 6.00 wide. Semi Low Loaders can also have a large
number of axles fitted as shown in the forth example.

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Self Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMT’s)

Designed to move very heavy loads
a standard 6 line as shown has a capacity of around 200 tonnes. The wheels are
capable of rotating, even in opposite directions. Beams can be fitted between lines
and they are powered by a power pack

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