Why Curtainsider Trailers?
You're likely to be an operator using forklifts to load predominantly from the side; perhaps without a loading bay facility.
Alternatively, you could be loading from the rear on a bay and off the side at the point of delivery (and vice versa).
Guaranteed to provide peace of mind
Engineered to perform consistently in demanding environments
The highest standard of attention to ensure complete satisfaction
365/7/24 hr after sales service
Don-Bur curtainsiders have a heavy-duty, durable specification which will provide many years of trouble-free service.
- All-bolted construction
- Comprehensive galvanisation
- Straight/ Step-Frames or Urbans
- Durable pvc coated 2x2 weave ply curtains
Buckleless Curtain System (Patent: GB2335399)
Don-Bur was the first to develop and produce BCS in 1999. The rapid access system tensions the entire curtain surface in one simple action.
- Reduction in loading/ unloading time
- Maximum surface availability for livery/ graphic application
- No buckle replacement/ maintenance costs
The patented aerodynamic Teardrop technology is a mature and well-tested method to save fuel.
Aerodynamic Side Skirt Options
Side skirts come in a variety of shapes and sizes to improve aerodynamics and aesthetics.
- Side Skirts
- Full-wrap skirts (Pictured)
- Straight/ Step-Frame options
- Colour impregnated for long-lasting looks
Load Restraint Options
- DVSA-compliant rave-to-rave strapping
- EN 12642-XL rated bodywork
- EN 12195-2 compliant webbing straps
- Transverse Nets (Kites)
- Side Nets
- EN 12640 compliant lashing points
EN 12642-XL is a load containment standard applied to the entire bodywork that is accepted by the DVSA to provide adequate load restraint.
Loads must be positive-fit
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Technical Drawing Examples
Tri-axle | Straight-frame | 1250mm fifth wheel height | 13.7m long | 4.2m high | 385/65 R22.5 tyres
Single axle | Straight-frame | 1020mm fifth wheel height | 8.8m long | 3.35m high | 265/70 R19.5 twin tyres
Tri-axle | Step-frame | 1250mm fifth wheel height | 13.7m long | 4.95m high | 215/75 R17.5 twin tyres
LST (Longer Semi Trailer)
Tri-axle | Straight-frame | 1250mm fifth wheel height | 15.65m long | 4.2m high | 385/65 R22.5 tyres | Rear steer axle
Typical Key Dimensions
8.0m - 13.7m long (15.650m for LST's)
3.3m - 4.95m high
13.395m long (15.445m for LST's)
Up to 4.0m high
Weights & Capacities (13.7m standard curtainsider)
26 UK pallets (1200 x 1000mm)
33 Euro Pallets (1200 x 800 mm)
7.5T Typical TARE weight
29T Max Payload
Options & Documentation