XL Specialized Trailers Offers Low-Profile HDG Model

This model is rated at 110,000 lbs. (49,895 kg) in 10 ft. (3 m) and 120,000 lbs. (54,431 kg) in 16 ft. (4.8 m) in the center of the deck.

📅   Fri February 26, 2016 - National Edition


The XL 120 Low-Profile HDG comes in the standard 53 ft. (16 m) overall length, or a 55 ft. (16.7 m) version for even longer loads.
The XL 120 Low-Profile HDG comes in the standard 53 ft. (16 m) overall length, or a 55 ft. (16.7 m) version for even longer loads.

XL Specialized Trailers offers the XL 120 low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck (HDG) trailer in its construction equipment hauling line. This model is rated at 110,000 lbs. (49,895 kg) in 10 ft. (3 m) and 120,000 lbs. (54,431 kg) in 16 ft. (4.8 m) in the center of the deck. Engineered for heavier construction equipment, this model is designed with user-friendly features.

The trailer features a low-profile neck construction that contractors need to load their equipment over the neck. The 13-ft. (3.9 m) long gooseneck has a 36-in. (91 cm) long flip neck attachment for use with a four-axle truck. This set-up offers a 146-in. (371 cm) swing clearance, allowing weight to be distributed to the steer axle of the truck. The five-position variable ride height allows users to adjust the neck height to fit their various loads.

The XL 120 Low-Profile HDG comes in the standard 53 ft. (16 m) overall length, or a 55 ft. (16.7 m) version for even longer loads. With 54-½ in. (138 cm) axle spacing, the 53-ft. (152 cm) long trailer has a main deck that offers a full 26 ft. (7.9 m) in the well and 60-in. (152 cm) axle spacing also is available. The main deck is constructed with four 16-in. (40.6 cm) tall, fully-cambered I-beams connected with 10-in. (25.4 cm) and 4-in. (10 cm) stubbed junior I-beams on 12-in. (30.5 cm) alternating centers for maximum strength, as well as 24-in. (61 cm) loaded deck height with 8 in. (20 cm) of ground clearance. The trailer also features standard 31-in. (78.7 cm) front flip ramps, seven bent D-rings and 12 chain drops per side, and heavy-duty swing-out outriggers on 24-in. centers to combine for a completely equipped main deck, ready for any piece of equipment.

The last three cross members in the main deck are recessed to make a bucket well for the bucket of an excavator to sit low in without damaging the cylinder while the open boom trough in the rear bridge provides a place for the arm to ride safely. The 32 degree rear bridge transition features traction aids for loading. The rear deck is prepped for a 2-axle booster, resulting in an extremely flexible trailer, allowing for more varied loads that are able to go through more areas. The 3-axle trailer can be set up as a straight 4-axle using a pin-on or as a 3 + 2 using a spreader bar with two axles at the end.

For more information, visit xlspecializedtrailer.com.