The 1st And Only Weldfree Aluminum Dump Trailer Body
LOW-PRICED LIGHT WEIGHT. NEW IDEA ! ALL EXTRUSIONS AND HUCK BOLTED
NO WELDS. STRONGER. MORE STABLE. EASY TO REPAIR. And BEAUTIFULLY BRIGHT
Plus You Get Rock Solid After Sale Support !! See Pictures and Brochure attached
All Premium Components
- Ridewell suspension with front axle lift. Saves tires and brakes.
- Ridewell 25,000# parallel spindle bearing axles. Top Quality.
- Custom Hoist Adjustable packing and Thicker wall tubes. You get far longer life.
- Centrifuse drums and Duralite hubs. Lighter easier to service
- Jost Aluminum crank down dollys. Lighter. No rust
- 12 ft wide UHMW liner. 1/2 3/8 1/4″ thick. Longer liner Life
- Power Mesh arm tarp. Included. Standard
Here’s the extra benefits you get with our bright Aluminum dump trailer
- Get at Least and Extra 1,000# MORE Payload over Lufkin lite trailer At least $6,000.00 More income.
- Lower center of gravity with 102” Wide Standard.93” wide inside. Means Lower side heights. Lighter weight. More Payloads. Less Money you still get the Yardage you need
- With outboard cylinder the Kingpin sits forward of the front wall. This means you meet what ever Fed Bridge you need with shorter body. Example our 39” trailer has a 36’ 8” box length. If you want a 30’ trailer. The box will be about 3Ft Shorter. Tell us the Yardage you need and we adjust the side height.
- Bed Liner. Saves the floor. Plus easy slide outs in those cold winter days
- No Rusting and repainting if you bought the Clement light weight steel trailer Also Far more Payload with Hicks Huck Bolted Aluminum dump trailers
Why Bolting Is Superior To Welding
- When aluminum is welded, 80% of its strength is lost. Yield strength drops from 35,000 psi to 8,000 psi. Drilling and bolting do not anneal the aluminum alloy. T6 temper is maintained throughout.
- Bolted joints allow flexibility whereas welded joints are rigid and often crack.
- No two welds are the same. Welding parameters and workmanship often lead to porosity, undercutting, etc. Drilling and Huck bolting give a reliable, consistent result.
- Repairing a damaged Hicks trailer is significantly less expensive than a welded trailer. Remove the bolts, replace the damaged parts, reassemble.
- Looks – no comparison.
- Two great examples of bolted structures are truck frames and bridges. Neither would survive their expected lives if they were welded. It’s time to make a dump trailer the right way.
- A 12-foot wide UHMW Combo liner is 1/2” thick in the rear 4 feet where all liners wear out.
- The subframe is constructed of trapezoidal members. Extensive FEA’s and road testing prove it to be a durable component in the highest stress area.
- To be able to gross 80,000 lb. the trailer needs about 427” from kingpin to rear axle. The Hicks design does that with a shorter box to keep material from accumulating in the hoist housing area.
- The 93” wide inside width is standard allowing lower sides and CG, therefore increased rigidity.
- The 3.5” wall depth (vs 1.5”-2.0” with other manufacturers) gives greater torsional strength, therefore increased rigidity.