Fontaine unveils new 60-ton trailer

20 July 2020

Fontaine Heavy-Haul has launched the Magnitude 60LCC trailer that hauls 60 US ton (54 metric ton) loads in 13 feet (4 meters) with 4 axles close-coupled. The Fontaine Magnitude 60LCC is designed for customers operating in regions where spread axle configurations are not required to maximize their trailer loads, the company said.

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The Fontaine Magnitude 60LCC trailer hauls 60 US ton (54 metric ton) loads in 13 feet (4 meters) with 4 axles close coupled.

“If local regulations allow a more concentrated load this trailer is a great choice,” explained Todd Anderson, VP sales and marketing, Fontaine Heavy-Haul. “It can handle 60 tons without adding a flip box or a spreader. This means our customers get a much lighter trailer setup at a much lower acquisition cost. Plus, maneuverability is greatly improved since the overall length is reduced by more than 11 feet compared to a trailer equipped with a flip box, spreader, and fourth axle. With its 60 ton [54 metric ton] capacity and 18 inch [457 millimeter] deck height, this trailer is a winner.”

However, should the application require a spread axle configuration, the Magnitude 60LCC is designed to accept a 23 inch (584 millimeter) flip box and a Fontaine EQ1 spreader with a 4th axle. In this configuration, the trailer can haul 55 tons (50 metric tons) in 16 feet (4.9 meters) with a 125 inch (3.175 meters) swing radius.

The trailer boasts a 26 foot (7.9 meter) clear deck length and a loaded deck height of 18 inches (457 millimeter) with 6 inches (150 mm) of ground clearance. It features a versatile hydraulic removable gooseneck that can also connect and disconnect on uneven ground.

 

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