25 March 2008
Diamond Heavy Haul Inc. in Shandon, OH further expanded its fleet of in-house designed and built super heavy haul transporters. The latest addition is a 325 ton capacity Dual Lane trailer, the largest in its fleet.
The new trailer can either be operated equipped with a perimeter deck, providing a maximum capacity of 450,000 pounds, or overhead suspension beams with a maximum capacity of 650,000 pounds. To accommodate different load lengths, deck lengths can vary from 40 to 90 feet. The deck can also be adapted to widths ranging from 13 feet 6 inches to 26 feet. Deck height is restricted to 14 inches.
Following the proven track record of Diamond's different concepts, this Dual Lane trailer has 19 axles, including a four-axle tractor. The trailer is provided with special features such as hydraulic steering, adaptable track width and a double set of 550 horsepower Cat engines at the rear of the trailer providing additional traction.