The Ackerman steering system dates back to 1817 and allows for much better manoeuvring within a tight space and is ideal for slow moving trucks and trailers with a maximum towing speed of 8 kph. Manufactured in the UK we have a good selection of towing and loop handled trailers with capacities up to 3000 kg.

Heavy Duty Ackerman Towing Trailers

heavy duty ackerman towing trailer

Features

  • Turntable Steering
  • Good solo manoeuvring in confined spaces. For in-plant operation – maximum towing speed 8 kph (5 mph).
  • Fully welded steel chassis.
  • Capacities of 1 to 3 Tonnes
  • Anti-drop tow-bar.
  • 35 mm tow eye – rear hitch and pin.
  • Finish: Blue epoxy.
  • Flush ply decks – sanded and coated
  • Manufactured in the UK to relevant standards

Available Models for Ackerman Heavy Duty trailers

Maximum UDL KG  1000 20003000
Deck Height mm500500515550575720
WheelsSolidPneumaticSolidPneumaticSolidPneumatic
Diameter x Tread Width mm400×100400×110400×100500×120455×120610×150
Deck 2 x 1 metre Weight kg200185220205250235
Model ReferenceTR601 TR601PTR602TR602PTR603TR603P
Deck 2.4 x 1.2 metre Weight kg 230215250235285270
Model Reference  TR611 TR611PTR612TR612PTR613TR613P

Please contact Merlin Industrial Products with the product code for the current price and availability.

Double Ackerman Towing Trailer

double ackerman towing trailer

  • Double Ackerman Steering
  • Front and rear steering for accurate tracking in train
  • For in-plant operation – maximum towing speed 8 kph (5 mph).
  • Fully welded steel chassis.
  • 35 mm tow-eye – rear hitch and pin.
  • Finish Blue epoxy.
  • Flush ply decks – sanded and coated.
  • Manufactured to order with a 4-week lead time

double ackerman towing trailer schematic

Double Ackerman Truck Schematic for towing several trailers in a line / train.

Available Models for the Double Ackerman Heavy Duty trailers

Maximum UDL KG  1000 20003000
Deck Height mm500500515550575720
WheelsSolidPneumaticSolidPneumaticSolidPneumatic
Diameter x Tread Width mm400×100400×110400×100500×120455×120610×150
Deck 2 x 1 metre Weight kg200185220205250235
Model ReferenceTR700 TR700PTR710TR710PTR720TR720P
Deck 2.4 x 1.2 metre Weight kg 230215250235285270
Model Reference  TR730 TR730PTR740TR740PTR750TR750P

Please contact Merlin Industrial Products with the product code for the current price and availability.

As these are manufactured within the UK we are able to offer custom-built trailers with many styles and types of superstructure to suit individual requirements.
Alternative deck sizes and capacities also available.

Ackerman Loop Handled Trailers

TR110P ackerman platform truck

TR110 Hand Pulled Trailer with Solid Rubber Wheels, also available with pneumatic wheels

Features

  • Standard deck height 510 mm. Braced and reinforced all steel welded chassis with high quality polyurethane coated ply decks inset and finished flush.
  • Protected all round by steel side frame. Fixed optional headboard complete with dropdown sides and tailgate.
  • All with polyurethane coated ply panels.
  • Wheels: Large 400 mm diameter roller bearing wheels with either solid or pneumatic tyres.
  • Finish: Blue epoxy.
  • Manufactured to order with a 4-week lead time

Handles

Loop handles are supplied as standard. T’ bar handles can be supplied at no extra cost. Please specify T’ bar handle when ordering.

1 Tonne hand pull turntable or Ackerman steering
2 Options

  •  Flat Bed
  •  Headboard Sides and Tailgate

Turntable Steering
Front axle mounted ball race turntable. Highly manoeuvrable with tight turning circle

TR112P ackerman towing truck

Model Variants for the loop handled Ackerman trucks / trailers

UDL Capacity

1000 kg

Deck Size mm

1500 x 800

2000 x 1000

Wheel Diameter x Tread

400 x 100 

400 x 110 

400 x 100 

400 x 110 

Tyre Type

Solid

Pneumatic

Solid

Pneumatic

TURNTABLE – flat bed

Weight

112 kg

85 kg

137 kg

110 kg

Order Ref

TR100

TR100P

TR110

TR110P

TURNTABLE – with headboard sides & tailgate

Weight

142 kg

115 kg

175 kg

148 kg

Order Ref

TR102

TR102P

TR112

TR112P

ACKERMAN – flat bed

Weight

107 kg

80 kg

129 kg

102 kg

Order Ref

TR150

TR150P

TR160

TR160P

ACKERMAN – with headboard sides & tailgate

Weight

137 kg

110 kg

167 kg

140 kg

Order Ref

TR152

TR152P

TR162

TR162P