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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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Thus, it was decided that the best option was to use the M870 lowboy trailers to form a bridge into Iraq.
While traditional lowboy trailers use a gooseneck and require more time, manpower and effort to front load the trailer, the HiVol Lowboy Trailer features a rear-load system, designed for safe, efficient loading and unloading for all sizes of equipment.
In addition to providing two additional gun trucks (M-ATVs), A Company also provided the M978 HEMTT fueler and an M916 tractor with a lowboy trailer.
By distributing the weight of the load, PHIL's UltraClass Lowboy Trailer is able to haul the larger loads safely.
Another lesson learned is to ensure that M172 lowboy trailers are available to transport materials handling equipment between Fort Polk and the ISB.
Their lowboy trailers are designed to haul a John Deere 450 or Catei pillar 345 excavator without having to partially disassemble the machine.
Their lowboy trailers are designed to haul a John Deere 450 or Caterpillar 345 excavator without having to partially disassemble the machine.
Products include but are not limited to light-duty and heavy-duty equipment trailers, bike and ATV trailers, car haulers, commercial landscape and general purpose trailers as well as lowboy trailers with over twenty-ton capacity.
Under the three-year contract, Mack will deliver 152 Vision Elite models with lowboy trailers as well as spare parts.
For variety, he made a few lowboy trailers, but then needed something to set on the trailers.
For Brown, the prospects of eliminating delays for his dump trucks, lowboy trailers, rollbacks, water trucks, and fuel/lube trucks would save time and increase productivity.
Because trucks with a variety of bed heights (from 36 to 62 inches) will be arriving at the facility to drop off and pick up pallet loads, both the receiving and shipping docks are equipped with a leveler that can accommodate a variety of vehicles including lowboy trailers.