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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.
While intended to work as a unified system, the HiVol Lowboy Trailer and VRT can operate independently of one another for added versatility.
Philippi-Hagenbuch custom-builds every HiVol Lowboy Trailer to fit an operation's exact needs and expectations.
In addition to its direct interfacing capabilities when paired with the HiVol Lowboy Trailer, it can be used on its own as a towing device with the ability to tow inoperable off-highway haul trucks weighing up to 400 tons to the shop for repairs or to any desired location within an off-highway environment.
By distributing the weight of the load, PHIL's UltraClass Lowboy Trailer is able to haul the larger loads safely.
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.
A number of late-model pieces will be sold on auction day, including two 2008 Cat 993K wheel loaders, a 2006 Cat 988H wheel loader, a 2008 Cat D10T crawler tractor and two 2008 Liddell tri-axle lowboy trailers.
Rogers' Ultima Series lowboy trailers are produced in 35, 50, 55 and 60 ton capacity models.
Featured truck and equipment items include: nine unused 2009 Kenworth T800 wide nose truck tractors; seven 2007 Kenworth T800B wide nose truck tractors; over 40 hydraulic excavators; and more than 30 lowboy trailers.
The RideStar FS Series, designed to provide exceptional ride quality, stability and durable performance for trailers in the specialized vocational markets such as flatbeds, tankers, auto haulers, and lowboy trailers, will complete field and laboratory testing in upcoming months.