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Flatbed Semi Trailer for Sale Prices

March 9, 2022

What is flatbed semi trailer?

Flatbed semi trailers are special trailers for transporting containers. By simple definition, this is a long flat platform of either 20ft, 40ft, 45ft, 48ft or 53ft length.

40 foot flatbed trailer is usually used to transport 20ft or 40ft containers, they are mainly used for container transportation supporting ships, ports, shipping lanes, highways, transit stations, bridges, tunnels, and multimodal transport.

The size of the flatbed truck trailer loading area is determined according to the standard container size. A twist-lock device for fixing the container is provided at positions corresponding to the four corners of the bottom of the container.

What size does the flatbed semi trailer have?

TITAN flatbed semi trailer for sale, 40ft is the most popular model.

According to the length, we can also offer the 20ft, 45ft, 48ft, 53ft flatbed trailer for sale.

For the types, we can also make the flatbed with side wall, side panel with fence, or with front board, or with columns to load the logs.


4 axle 48 foot flatbed trailer for sale near me

4 axle 48 foot flatbed trailer for sale near me


What are the different type of flatbed trailers?

A flatbed trailer is a very useful platform that is used in the shipping industry. It is primarily used for the transportation of shipping containers of different sizes.

However, it can also be used to take up other different types of loads. These different types of flatbed trailers have different capabilities and usefulness for various applications as discussed in here.

1. Common Flatbed Semi Trailer

The function of a flatbed semi trailer is made possible through its structure’s design and manufacture. Basically, it is a transport equipment mainly of a steel construction defining its frame. It also comprises a lighting system, brakes and tires. It is carefully designed to desired heights and weight capacity to safely load and transport cargoes from one location to another.

The size of the flatbed truck trailer loading area is determined according to the standard container size. A twist lock device for fixing the container is provided at positions corresponding to the four corners of the bottom of the container. New flatbed trailers are commonly used to transport various bulk cargoes and containers, 40ft container flatbed semi trailer can transport 1*40ft or 2*20ft container.


3 axle 40 ft flatbed semi trailer prices

3 axle 40 ft flatbed semi trailer prices


2. Flatbed Tipper Trailer

Flatbed tipper trailers have many uses, and it can transport and unloading 20ft and 40ft containers. This type of flatbed semi trailer offers an easy way of unloading cargo. To facilitate its unloading capabilities, the flatbed tipper trailers come in a different structural design from other types of trailers.

There is a hydraulic cylinder installed in it to raise the platform ready for transportation of the loaded cargo. Flatbed tipper trailers have 4 units flip brackets, which can make the rear end more evenly loaded during unloading, and it is not easy to damage the cargo.

During the offloading process, the container is set to fall steadily through gravity. The container falls freely backwards once it is unlocked and loosed from the trailer’s top section. This is enhanced with the downward tilting of the trailer. On touching the ground on its back, the truck moves in the forward direction allowing the container to keep sliding gradually.

3. Extendable flatbed trailer

TITAN produces extendable flatbed trailer for the transport of long rails, pipes, 40ft container, 20ft container or other bulk cargos. And the 40ft extendable flat bed trailers extension length of trailer from 12.5 meters extend to 24 meters, and the trailer can carry 40ft container or 20ft container after it's at close state.

The pulling and closing operation of an extendable flatbed trailer is very simple. You only need to use the tractor to move forward or reverse when the rear axle is braked. After reaching the working distance, lock it with the positioning pin.


20/40/45/48/53 Ft flatbed semi trailer dimensions

20 foot flatbed trailer dimensions: 7000*2500*1550 mm

40 ft flatbed trailer dimensions: 12500*2500*1530 mm

45 ft flat semi trailer dimensions: 13800*2500*1530 mm

48 ft flatbed trailer dimensions: 14900*2500*1530 mm

53 ft flatbed trailer dimensions: 16200*2500*1530 mm

Drawing of 20 foot flatbed trailer for sale

Drawing of 20 foot flatbed trailer for sale


Who is the best flatbed trailer manufacturer?

TITAN is one of the best manufactures of flatbed semi trailer in China. TITAN flatbed tractor trailers are very popular in the African market, you can see from our success cases that TITAN often ships flatbed semi trailers to Africa, and we often receive feedback from customers. Of course, before buying flatbed semi trailer, it must be compared for a long time, so here are some considerations for the purchase of flatbed semi trailer for sale near me.

Semi truck flatbed trailer can be produced by all factories. When choosing a supplier, many customers do not understand the differences between flatbed semi trailer. The easiest way is to look at the weight. The heavier the weight of flatbed trailers, the better the quality. The 45 ft flat trailers for sale purchased by African customers self weighs is 7.1 tons. If the weight is only 6.5 tons, the steel cost of this trailer can save more than 1,000 dollars.

Here are a few more important points of semi flatbed trailers for sale near me:

1. Working platform of flatbed semi trailer

The work platfrom is the main load-bearing part, which is composed of the main beam, side beam, cross beam, bottom floor, suspension and so on. The main beam should pay attention to whether the thickness is an international standard. The international standard for the main beam of a truck with flatbed trailer is 14/8/16 mm. The steel plate in the middle of the beam is made of Q345B manganese steel, the thickness is 8mm. Many unreliable suppliers will use 6mm main beam to save flatbed trailer prices. But the carrying capacity was reduced by 26%.

2. Bottom floor of truck flatbed trailer

Bottom Floor, many new flatbed trailers also can transport bulk cargo and other items. The bottom plate of the TITAN flatbed tractor trailer passes the international standard 3mm thick checkered plate. If it use 2mm thick pattern plate or a 2.5mm bottom plate. It will cost less $ 700. Tri axle equipment trailer weight limit is 60ton capacity.

3. Axle of flatbed truck trailer

The axles of flatbed semi trailer manufacturers TITAN have three types: 13-ton axles, 13-ton axles, and 16-ton brake system axles, 16-ton axles.

The axle of the TITAN flatbed semi trailer for sale is a 13-ton axle and 16-ton brake system axle, which has better braking performance and shortens the braking distance by more than 5 meters.


flatbed tractor trailer in factory

Flatbed tractor trailer in factory - frame, kingpin, main beam of flatbed trailer


4. Tire of 20 foot flatbed trailer

The 20 foot flatbed trailer for sale uses a vacuum tire with better heat dissipation performance, the model is 12R22.5.

TITAN 20 ft flatbed trailer uses custom made tires in a tire factory, wear-resistant tires. On Chinese highways, TITAN tires can reach more than 300,000 kilometers.

5. Suspension of container flatbed trailers

TITAN flatbed trailers price common mechanical suspension adopts special high strength steel. 6mm thickness. The center pin diameter is 70mm. Stronger than suspensions in many factories.

And we also have bogie suspension and airbag suspension for you to choose.

6. Kingpin of 48 ft flatbed trailer for sale

The 90 # traction pin represents the diameter of the traction pin is 90mm, and the material is mainly chromium alloy. It is connected to the traction seat of the main vehicle and also bears all the traction. It is an important component.

At present, the traction pins on the market are mainly divided into 4 types, assembly 50, assembly 90, welding 50, welding 90, users should choose according to different models and actual use.