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lowboy

[′lō‚bȯi]
(mechanical engineering)
A trailer with low ground clearance for hauling construction equipment.

lowboy

A type of trailer for hauling construction equipment, with reduced ground clearance that facilitates loading of machinery without an auxiliary ramp.
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Four lowboy trailers were placed to ensure that there would be enough room for traffic to cross.
They are designed for mobility, as transportation is fast and simple with a lowboy.
The HiVol Lowboy Trailer-VRT combination is the only system that provides the capacity necessary to haul Ultra Class rated equipment, a standard for mining equipment such as drills, loaders and high-capacity shovels.
Lowboy also represents Wray's arrival as a major author, even though the story is in many ways a conventional one in which the hero of modest means sets out into the world with an enormous task, encounters a number of obstacles, comes to some new realization about his condition and finds a degree of redemption in the end.
By distributing the weight of the load, PHIL's UltraClass Lowboy Trailer is able to haul the larger loads safely.
The manufacture of heavy hauler, or lowboy, semi trailers in North America is a unique product segment in the semi trailer industry.
Categories include lowboy heavy hauler, dump trailers (belly, end and pup), specialty trailers (combo, single drop, double drop, extendable) and bulk trailers (liquid bulk, pneumatic tank, dry bulk).
18 plow and mechanic trucks, three backhoes and three lowboy tractor trailers to transport backhoes from PennDOT's Montoursville, King of Prussia and Uniontown-based regions;
With a record-breaking selection of equipment there were a number of highlights, including strong pricing on the 250+ motor homes and travel trailers, as well as a 2009 Temisko LB-T6W-98 100-ton six-axle lowboy that sold for $350,000 and a 2009 Peterbilt 367 sleeper truck tractor for $160,000.
Fontaine's product line includes flatbed, drop-deck, double drop-deck, lowboy and coil trailers, plus extendable versions of each trailer type.
NYSE: ARM) today unveiled an all-new series of durable, trailing-arm air ride trailer suspensions to meet the needs of North American truck-trailer operators in vocational markets - including platform, tank, grain, dump, chassis, bulk, specialty, lowboy, livestock and specialty vans.
The new Granite chassis is perfectly suited for a variety of applications, including dump, refuse, mixers, and vocational tractor applications such as the hauling of lowboy trailers.