North American Specialized Transportation Bauma Show Guide
By Shiffler D.Ann23 March 2016
Specialized transport systems and trailers manufactured for users in the United States, Canada and Mexico differ greatly from similar products used around the world.
America’s stringent permitting, load weight and transportation requirements make truly global transport systems a very difficult challenge.
However, many European manufacturers have successfully produced popular transport systems and trailers that are adaptable or specially produced for North America.
American Cranes & Transport has produced its Bauma Show Guide to North American customers of trailers and transport systems geared to their market.
A display by Faymonville will include a CombiMax trailer with 10 axles, an extension beam and a low-bed. Following the modular system logic, 20-vehicle combinations can be put together with the exhibited model.
The Faymonville DualMax will also be on display. Originally developed for the American market, he Dual Max illustrates the lift and shift principle. The DualMax’s rail width can be increased even while loaded.
Faymonville will also show a new SPMT, which is claimed to have the strongest drive axle on the market and intuitive operator guidance.
Goldhofer is not revealing much detail of its Bauma launches, other than that a highlight will be “a kind of auxiliary drive for self-propelled heavy duty modules.” The Goldhofer stand will feature a 500- metric ton capacity Faktor 5 high girder bridge for a customer in Mexico. It will be configured with a PST/SL-E self-propelled module and hydrostatic drive. It is the eighth unit built.
From its trailer and semi-trailer ranges Goldhofer will show a 3-axle lowbed trailer from the Expert series, a four-axle low-loader semi-trailer and a 10-axle combination from the STZ-P low-loader semi-trailer series with pendular axles. Also on show will be an FTV 300 blade transporter for wind turbine rotor blades, a 12-axle combination with various modules from the THP/SL family, and a self-propelled module from the PST/ES-E series with hydraulic track width adjustment.
Tii – Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag
The Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag brands of specialized transport systems will appear together on the Tii Group stand. The second generation of the PowerBooster will be shown as well as the Scheuerle-Kamag K25 H 06 PB with 1,000 hp power pack.
Developments in the self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) category will focus on cost efficiency, versatility, emission-free operation and safety, Tii said. One of the many exhibits will be the Scheuerle InterCombi SPE transporter. There will be a Power Pack Unit type Z390/EU 4 as the drive unit for the hydrostatically driven and electronically steered InterCombi SPE that can be electronically coupled with a classic style SPMT. The proven modular Scheuerle-Kamag K25 H has an additional hydrostatic drive, the company said.