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Pole Trailer Description
A pole trailer is a relatively simple but important device often used in the power utility field. These types of trailers are typically used for pole construction, as well as electrical utility. They can also be used during maintenance and replacement work, and they are common in the telecommunications field.
This type of trailer is secured to a vehicle that will tow it. They are typically used for transporting poles and other irregular type of logs. For example, they have been used to tow beams for construction sites. They are useful for a range of industries, but they tend to be the most common in the power and utility field.
Features of pole trailers
A pole trailer has some very basic features. They will have wheels, as well as a platform area, naturally. However, some may have additional features. For example, they may have attached toolboxes. They will vary in size – both the length and the width – substantially. Some of the trailers are adjustable. Some may expand from 19 feet long to 28 feet long. This can be beneficial for those who are going to be hauling different length poles or beams. Different types of trailers will also have different carrying capacities.
The actual design of the trailer can vary substantially as well. Some are relatively flat, others will have sides, and some may have more wheels than others. For example, those that have a larger carrying capacity will often need to have additional wheels to help keep the trailer stable and balance weight properly.
If you are considering renting a pole trailer, you need to consider a wide range of things before making a choice. One of the most important is to think about the size – the length mainly – of the polls or beams you are going to be carrying. You want to make sure that the trailer will be capable of hauling the size you require. You also need to think about the number of poles that can be carried at a single time. Those that have a huge job under way or several people who need to utilize the trailer might want to rent or lease more than one to help finish the job faster and easier.
Pole Trailer Manufacturers
A number of different manufacturers make pole trailers today. Some of the popular options include Butler, Eagle, Elliott, Windsor, and more.