The Ackerman steering system dates back to 1817 and allows for much better manoeuvring within a tight space and is ideal for slow moving trucks and trailers with a maximum towing speed of 8 kph. Manufactured in the UK we have a good selection of towing and loop handled trailers with capacities up to 3000 kg.

Ackerman Style Trucks 400

Heavy Duty Ackerman Towing Trailers

heavy duty ackerman towing trailer

Features

  • Turntable Steering
  • Good solo manoeuvring in confined spaces. For in-plant operation - maximum towing speed 8 kph (5 mph).
  • Fully welded steel chassis.
  • Capacities of 1 to 3 Tonnes
  • Anti-drop tow-bar.
  • 35 mm tow eye - rear hitch and pin.
  • Finish: Blue epoxy.
  • Flush ply decks - sanded and coated
  • Manufactured in the UK to relevant standards

Available Models for Ackerman Heavy Duty trailers

Maximum UDL KG  1000 2000 3000
Deck Height mm 500 500 515 550 575 720
Wheels Solid Pneumatic Solid Pneumatic Solid Pneumatic
Diameter x Tread Width mm 400x100 400x110 400x100 500x120 455x120 610x150
Deck 2 x 1 metre Weight kg 200 185 220 205 250 235
Model Reference TR601 TR601P TR602 TR602P TR603 TR603P
Deck 2.4 x 1.2 metre Weight kg 230 215 250 235 285 270
Model Reference TR611 TR611P TR612 TR612P TR613 TR613P

Please contact Merlin Industrial Products with the product code for the current price and availability.

Double Ackerman Towing Trailer

double ackerman towing trailer

  • Double Ackerman Steering
  • Front and rear steering for accurate tracking in train
  • For in-plant operation - maximum towing speed 8 kph (5 mph).
  • Fully welded steel chassis.
  • 35 mm tow-eye - rear hitch and pin.
  • Finish Blue epoxy.
  • Flush ply decks - sanded and coated.
  • Manufactured to order with a 4-week lead time

double ackerman towing trailer schematic

Double Ackerman Truck Schematic for towing several trailers in a line / train.

Available Models for the Double Ackerman Heavy Duty trailers

Maximum UDL KG 1000 2000 3000
Deck Height mm 500 500 515 550 575 720
Wheels Solid Pneumatic Solid Pneumatic Solid Pneumatic
Diameter x Tread Width mm 400x100 400x110 400x100 500x120 455x120 610x150
Deck 2 x 1 metre Weight kg 200 185 220 205 250 235
Model Reference TR700 TR700P TR710 TR710P TR720 TR720P
Deck 2.4 x 1.2 metre Weight kg 230 215 250 235 285 270
Model Reference TR730 TR730P TR740 TR740P TR750 TR750P

Please contact Merlin Industrial Products with the product code for the current price and availability.

As these are manufactured within the UK we are able to offer custom-built trailers with many styles and types of superstructure to suit individual requirements.
Alternative deck sizes and capacities also available.

Ackerman Loop Handled Trailers

TR110P ackerman platform truck

TR110 Hand Pulled Trailer with Solid Rubber Wheels, also available with pneumatic wheels

Features

  • Standard deck height 510 mm. Braced and reinforced all steel welded chassis with high quality polyurethane coated ply decks inset and finished flush.
  • Protected all round by steel side frame. Fixed optional headboard complete with dropdown sides and tailgate.
  • All with polyurethane coated ply panels.
  • Wheels: Large 400 mm diameter roller bearing wheels with either solid or pneumatic tyres.
  • Finish: Blue epoxy.
  • Manufactured to order with a 4-week lead time


Handles

Loop handles are supplied as standard. T' bar handles can be supplied at no extra cost. Please specify T' bar handle when ordering.

1 Tonne hand pull turntable or Ackerman steering
2 Options

  • Flat Bed
  • Headboard Sides and Tailgate

Turntable Steering
Front axle mounted ball race turntable. Highly manoeuvrable with tight turning circle

TR112P ackerman towing truck

Model Variants for the loop handled Ackerman trucks / trailers

UDL Capacity 1000 kg
Deck Size mm 1500 x 800 2000 x 1000
Wheel Diameter x Tread 400 x 100 400 x 110 400 x 100 400 x 110
Tyre Type Solid Pneumatic Solid Pneumatic
TURNTABLE - flat bed Weight 112 kg 85 kg 137 kg 110 kg
Order Ref TR100 TR100P TR110 TR110P
TURNTABLE - with headboard sides & tailgate Weight 142 kg 115 kg 175 kg 148 kg
Order Ref TR102 TR102P TR112 TR112P
ACKERMAN - flat bed Weight 107 kg 80 kg 129 kg 102 kg
Order Ref TR150 TR150P TR160 TR160P
ACKERMAN - with headboard sides & tailgate Weight 137 kg 110 kg 167 kg 140 kg
Order Ref TR152 TR152P TR162 TR162P

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NATO Code Number (NCAGE KD520)
EORI Number GB591551821000

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Merlin Industrial Products @ 2022 Errors and Omissions Excepted

Call 01752 690622 / 0800 0418 650 (UK)

Merlin Industrial Products Ltd.

Unit A43-A44, Kingsley Close, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, DEVON PL21 9LL. United Kingdom

Opening hours, 8am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8 to 12 on Friday

Part of the Meddings Thermalec Group.