Tag: flatbed truck

A flatbed truck (or flatbed lorry in British English) is a type of truck which can be either articulated or rigid. As the name suggests, it has an entirely flat, level ‘bed’ body with no sides or roof. This allows for quick and easy loading of goods, and consequently they are used to transport heavy loads that are not delicate or vulnerable to precipitation, such as construction equipment, and also for abnormal loads that require more space than is available on a closed body.

WhitePaper: Three Questions to Ask Before Buying a Material Handler

WhitePaper: Three Questions to Ask Before Buying a Material Handler

If you are in the market to buy a material handler, you need a dependable machine that can handle tough material-sorting and scrap-handling applications. You not only want to make sure you’re getting a good deal, but also that you’re getting all-around machine performance, reliability and comfort for your operators.

Keep It Clean, Keep It Safe

Keep It Clean, Keep It Safe

When I was a young man first learning how to use power tools, my father’s most important words of advice to me were to keep my workbench and work shop area clean and free of sawdust, shavings, and misplaced tools. Keeping the workbench clean was the first and most important

Soil on the Move

Soil on the Move

Silt and sediment management devices may not be as impressive as retaining walls or as subtly beautiful as rain gardens, but they’re the first line of defense against soil that’s on the move. They range from simple wattles to trackout devices to sophisticated polymer treatment systems that reduce turbidity in

A Year of Little Progress for Diversion

The Elements 2001 issue’s assessment of diversion and recycling was published last year just as the diversion goals to be achieved by 2000 were coming due. At that time, the prospects for recycling looked fairly grim, as many jurisdictions were still unsure as to whether they could meet their imposed

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