Double Deck Trailers
Why Double Deck Trailers?
Double Decks are designed to give you twice the carrying capacity of a standard single deck, reducing your number of trips by half.
They are now commonplace in the transport industry and are predominantly used for the distribution of lighter-medium goods.
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No company has more experience in the manufacture of Double Deck trailers than Don-Bur and their trailers now dominate the major UK fleets.
- Heavy duty construction
- Fixed, Ratchet & Lifting Deck + Tail-lifts to suit requirements
- Industry-leading 52 UK pallet capacity
100% Capacity Increase
With a potential increase by up to 100%, Don-Bur's Double Decks can provide operators with a 52 UK pallet carrying capacity, which is an additional 26 UK Pallets over a standard Single Deck Trailer.
This can reduce the number of deliveries by 50%.
Fixed Double Deck
Don-Bur's fixed Double Decks have static double decks positioned at a height to suit your payload.
- Box or curtain sided
- 3/4 or full-length deck
- Standard or mesh type 2nd deck
- EcoStream Fuelsaver roof (average 15% saving)
Lifting Double Decks
Lifting Decks (hydraulically powered) have become increasingly popular at the bay due to the speed and flexibility of loading. A full deck can be loaded completely before lifting to an upper position and loading underneath.
Ratchet Double Deck
The variable height Ratchet Double Deck system is designed and manufactured exclusively by DON-BUR. (Registered Design 2001). Ratchet Decks are a forklift operated, multi-positional, mechanical lifting deck system for curtain sided trailers.
Urban Double Decks
Urban Double Decks are becoming more and more commonplace in cities as operators try to increase the efficiency of their fleet. Don-Bur offers a number of Urban solutions to suit your requirements
- Box | Curtain | Straight Frame | Step Frame
- Lifting, Ratchet & Fixed Deck options
- City-Safe & City-Quiet options available
Wedge Double Decks
Don-Bur 'Wedge' Double Deck trailers provide operators with full height loading on both decks, capable of achieving deck clearances of up to 1928mm (6' 4") and a 52 UK pallet capacity on all types.
Special Double Decks
Don-Bur manufactures a variety of double deck solutions to cater for specialised operations.
- Independent Suspension | Drop-Frames
- Butterfly Decks | Revolving Decks | Removable Decks
Load Restraint Options
- Heavy Duty Load Restraint Straps
- EN 12642-XL rated bodywork
- Transverse Nets (Kites) & Side Nets
- Lashing Rings | Anchor Points | Shoring Bars
- '1000 hole' & Roof mounted garmetn hanging rails
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Technical Drawing Examples
Curtainsided Fixed Deck Trailer
Tri-axle | Step-frame | 1250mm fifth wheel height | 13.7m long | 4.88m high | 215/75 R17.5 tyres
Box Van 3/4 Lifting Deck Trailer
Tri-axle | Step-frame | 1250mm fifth wheel height | 13.6m long | 4.88m high | 245/70 R19.5 tyres
Curtainsided Ratchet Deck Trailer
Tri-axle | Step-frame | 1250mm fifth wheel height | 13.7m long | 4.88m high | 445/45 R19.5 tyres
Typical Key Dimensions
8.0m - 13.6m (15.65m for LST's)
3.3m - 4.95m high
Apertures - Box
Up to 4.0m Rear Aperture Height
13.495m long (15.445m for LST's)
Apertures - Curtain
Up to 4.0m Rear Aperture Height
13.395m long (15.445m for LST's)
Weights & Capacities (13.6m standard length)
52 UK pallets (1200 x 1000mm)
66 Euro Pallets (1200 x 800 mm)
44T Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (Vehicles of 6 axles)
Options & Documentation
- Most trailers have 35-40% unusable space and 50% of loads are limited by volume, not weight.
- Cost effective
- Optimise maximum space
- Improve operational efficiency
- Specified for trailer or Rigid Bodywork
- Numerous configurations to suit your operation
- Ideal for Box Vans or Curtainsiders
- Straight or Step-Frames
- A standard 13.7m trailer will carry a maximum of 26 pallets whereas double decks commonly carry 44 and can potentially carry 52 pallets.
- Pillar configuration/spacing to suit operation
- Buckleless Curtains
- Lightweight panel options