Asphalt Contractor Special Report March 2007

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Benson IWT Dump Body
Benson International offers a post-less side panel Inner Wall Technology (IWT) design for dump bodies and refuse trailers.

  • Eliminates all exterior connecting panel welds and most interior welding on smooth side panels
  • Allows user to select the correct alloy and interior sheet or plate thickness
  • Hidden seam welding eliminates interior wear points
  • Smooth exterior reduces fuel consumption and is easier to clean
  • Double wall side configuration eliminates dings and bulges

American Roll-off High Dump Hook Lifts
American Roll-off introduces the High Dump Hook lift models.

  • The 25,000- and 30,000-pound-capacity dual-pivot units are designed for use on a 33,000-pound GVW chassis
  • Both models dump like a true dump truck
  • Hook-All is a quick-change body system that allows users to switch bodies and increase truck utilization and versatility

Ampliroll Hook Lift
The Ampliroll hook lift is operated from inside the truck.

  • Maneuverable up to 60 degrees
  • Variety of attachments to fit most any job
  • Ground-level loading

Bri-Mar DTX610 and DTX612 Dump Trailers
Bri-Mar offers the X series of low- profile dump trailers.

  • Extensive use of high-yield strength steel throughout
  • LED lights

TruckCraft TC-120 ULTRA Dump Insert
The TC-120 ULTRA aluminum dump insert has a 7,000-pound lift capacity.

  • 150-amp circuit breaker protects the pump motor
  • Oil-less bushings in the dump hinge and cylinder pivots
  • High-performance seals in the cylinder stages
  • Weighs 420 pounds

Underbody Pivot from PullTarps
PullTarps offers an Underbody Pivot for electric arm-type systems.

  • Allows fine adjustments for accurate arm alignment
  • Spring tension can accommodate applications up to 40 feet in length
  • Arms close in to the sides of the body and pivot under the body out of harm's way
  • Can be welded or bolted in place

Heil Yardbird Dump Body
The Yardbird features a continuous-formed body sidewall and fully enclosed top rail for greater resistance to moisture and corrosion.

  • Double-wall body side
  • Quick-release upper tailgate pins
  • Full-depth rear corner posts
  • Electric or PTO drive
  • Enclosed front corner posts
  • 1520 hoist with 5-inch cylinder

EZ Dumper EZ II Trailers
The R6210DO, R6210LP and R6212LP dump trailers offer power up and gravity down hydraulics.

  • 12-volt single-acting pump system
  • Remote control operation
  • Tandem axles
  • DOT-approved light package
  • 2" x 6" tube frame
  • E-Z Lube axles with electric brakes on all axles

Crysteel Profit Maximizer Super Dump
The Profit Maximizer Super Dump from Crysteel features an air suspension trailing axle from Silent Drive.

  • Trailing axle raises and lowers with standard PTO
  • Clean-out enhanced by optional hydraulic tailgate
  • High-lift tailgate extends a normal tailgate 15 inches
  • Elliptical or square body styles

Strong Industries Superdump Bed
Strong Industries has introduced a lightweight, high-strength steel dump bed to maximize the benefits of its Strong Arm trailing axle.

  • Conical, elliptical shape gradually becomes wider toward the rear of the bed
  • Extended floor eliminates the need for an asphalt apron
  • Low tare weight

Bucks Fabricating Switch-N-Go
Switch-N-Go truck systems can change beds in a matter of minutes, yet provide a securely attached truck body for movement down the highway.

  • For 11,000- to 26,000-pound GVW trucks
  • Can lift a loaded bed filled with cargo without a dock or a fork truck
  • Can dump at a 50-degree angle

Clement JobStar Western Train
The JobStar Western Train features a 40-foot tri-axle lead trailer with a 20-cubic-yard capacity and a 24-foot, 14-cubic-yard pup trailer.

  • 3/16-inch sheet steel throughout the hopper
  • Payloads in excess of 60,000 pounds

TruckWeight Smart Scale
The Smart Scale is a wireless onboard weight scale for trucks, tractors and trailers with air suspensions.

  • Uses sensors to measure temperature and pressure changes in the air suspension
  • Relays wireless information to a hand-held receiver
  • Axle weight and gross vehicle weight within 0.3 percent