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Professional Lifting Deck

Pigs don't really like ramps and drivers have better things to do than coax pigs into using them! The solution is a lifting deck.

Also suitable for adult cattle and sheep, this single lifting deck transporter's all alloy construction is aerodynamic, easy to clean and gives excellent fuel economy.

Key Features

  • Easy clean design
  • Hydraulic lifting decks to full length of main bed
  • Hydraulic deck welded all round and sealed giving flush underside to reduce back-rub

Chasis Options

  • Drawbar Trailer versions
  • Platform and Sub-frame versions
  • Step Frame Trailer versions
  • Straight Frame Trailer versions

    Alternatives

    • P-Line Lifting Deck
    • Platinum Three Deck
    • Professional Three Tier Lifting Deck

    Length

    Rigid: From 4.88m (16') upwards in modules of 305mm (1')

    Trailer: From 9.14m (30ft) to max legal limit

    Drawbar: From 5.48m (18') to 9.14m (30') 

    External Width

    Rigid: 2.55m (8'4")

    Trailer: 2.39m (7'10")

    Drawbar: 2.29m (7'6")  

    Standard Features

    • All alloy rear loading gates using horizontal design for safety
    • All steel components hot-dip galvanised or zinc plated
    • Anti-slip alloy floor
    • Conspicuity tape (mandatory to all vehicles and trailers registered after 10th July 2011)
    • Deck configurations to suit step and straight frame trailers
    • Easy clean design
    • Equal deck heights (other deck heights available)
    • Fixed alloy internal dividing gates with slam shut lever lock gate system
    • Floor welded all round
    • High-grade alloy construction
    • Houghton ‘H’ frame cattle gates with integrated alloy sheep gates (step frame version only)
    • Hydraulic deck welded all round and sealed giving flush underside to reduce back-rub
    • Hydraulic lifting deck to full length of main bed
    • Inspection door to each deck
    • LED marker lights to comply with legal requirements
    • Low profile operating handle for deck lock positioning
    • Matt black rear ramp to prevent startling through sun glare
    • Nexa Autocolor Turbo Plus 2-pack paint system in one colour of your choice
    • One alloy pig gate per deck per 3.05m of transporter
    • One Cattle gate to bottom deck per 3.05m of transporter (2.61m version only)
    • One light per deck, externally switched
    • Open ventilation to both decks with closing flaps to bottom deck only
    • Spring-assisted alloy-planked rear door with smooth exterior
    • Stainless steel hinge pins
    • Swan neck with one folding deck (step frame version only)

    Extra Options

    • Aerodynamic reinforced Bullnose bulkhead (trailer version only)
    • Hydraulic door within a door for loading through
    • Hydraulic rear door within a door for loading through
    • Slurry tank built into rear with or without depression in floor
    • Stop/indicator options
    • (N.B. - Some features subject to compatibility)

    This product can be supplied to fit a standard steel ladder frame or as a chassis with an all alloy integrated monocoque construction.

    To help you decide which is right for you, take a look at the feature sets below.

    Standard Steel Sub-Frame Construction

    • Container and trailer can be separated
    • Optional. certified quick-release straps or lift off brackets on some models
    • Demountable container allows alternative platform uses such as construction materials, hay haulage etc.
    • 40mm lower overall height compared to monocoque
    • Greater torsional rigidity

    For more information, see our detailed page on Houghton Parkhouse Platforms.

    All-Alloy Monocoque

    • Flush, easily cleaned underside
    • Nowhere for dirt or disease to hide
    • No silt build-up on frame - a potential weight saving of up to a quarter of a tonne!
    • Hollow alloy plank design means quieter loading and less startling
    • Better thermal insulation in extremes of heat and cold
    • No internal side bevels to accommodate frame giving larger floorspaces on trailer versions
    • No chance of broken bolsters or bearers - there aren't any
    • Planked floor suitable for pallet loading
    • No rust streaks or bubbled paintwork

    Still Can't Decide?

    We're always happy to talk through the pros and cons - just give us a ring.

    1950 - PUTTING DOWN ROOTS

    John Houghton, already an experienced joiner, takes on his first premises in Milnthorpe on the edge of the Lake District.

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