Utility Tautliner

Utility Tautliner

The Tautliner loads like a flatbed and protects like a van, providing three-way simultaneous access. Utility Tautliner can also be custom built with a variety of options to meet your operational requirements.

Strong light weight superstructure
Strong light weight superstructure
Utility Tautliner

Key Features

  • Kin-Sider by Kinedyne® curtain
  • Strong light weight superstructure
  • Load Versatility
  • Superior accessibility
  • Buckle and hook assembly
  • Tensioning system
  • Weather protection
  • Heavy-duty aluminum outrigger attachments
  • Hat-shaped top flange
  • Increased payload
  • Aluminum floor with hardwood nailing strips
  • High strength-to-weight ratio platform
  • Integral winch track
  • Microencapsulated adhesive on all screws
  • Utility I.C.C. bumper

Available Options

  • Curtain wearbands
  • Liftout post with kite track assembly
  • Kite track
  • Additional nailing strip
  • Hardwood floor system
  • High quality digital graphics and color options available

Specifications

01-03 DIMENSIONS AND DECK TYPE
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
65,000 lb
Payload capacity
55,000 lb evenly distributed
Overall length
53' 0"
Overall height
13' 6" on 48" height 5th wheel
Overall width
102"
Deck type
4" wedge
04 FRONT SUBFRAME
Kingpin location
37" from front of Tautliner
Kingpin plate
Integral with approach plate
Kingpin type
AAR hardness cruciform
Run up members
4 steel angles run up members
Front wall attachment
2 mounting beams to anchor tautliner front wall
05 SUPPORT LEG AND ASSEMBLY
Support legs
Jost® model A400 square 2-speed steel crank type
Support leg location
140" from leading edge of front rail to center line of support legs
Support leg shoe type
10" × 10" hinged square low profile sand support leg shoes
Support leg bracing
2" × 2" bolt-on steel angle bracing with horizontal steel angle between legs
Support leg crank location
Roadside of support legs
06 CROSSMEMBERS AND RAILS
Crossmembers
3" steel I-beam crossmembers on 16" center line full length; rearmost 3 crossmembers on 12" center line
Front gooseneck depth
8⅝"
Front rail
Carbon steel bolt-on with stainless steel front corners
Outriggers
3 aluminum tube outriggers each side
Side rail
5⅜" deep extruded aluminum with integral sliding winch track on each side
Frame web
25¼" deep 7 ga. steel 60,000 psi one-piece
Bottom flange
½" × 4" high strength steel 80,000 psi
Top flange
7 ga. hat section 80,000 psi high strength steel
07 REAR SUBFRAME
Rear subframe type
Binkley spring suspension/Z-frame slider system with full slider range
Rubber dock bumpers
(2) ½" proud mounted on rear rail
Vertical and horizontal I.C.C. bumper
D.O.T. high strength steel vertical with non-slip 7" deep horizontal
08 SUSPENSION, AXLES AND ACTUATION
Spring suspension
SAF Holland SP9000 Series Duralite with 49" axle spacing
Slider suspension location
69" rear, 159" forward for 90" of slider travel
Slack adjusters
Bendix® Versajust® automatic
Springs
3 leaf steel
Air actuation system
1 tank with spring brakes
Air brake chambers
Bendix® EnduraSure™ 3030
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Bendix® TABS-6 2S/1M
Axle manufacturer
Factory choice N-spindle type
Axle spindle nuts
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
Hub piloted system with outboard drums
10 stud hub-piloted system with outboard cast drums with 16½" × 7" brakes included with ConMet Preset Plus®
Hubcaps
Federal-Mogul “non-vented”
Oil seals
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
Wheel bearing lubrication
Mobilube HD Plus 80W-90 oil
Wheel bearings
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
09 FRONT WALL
Front panels
.050" pre-painted white aluminum
Front wall posts
2" extruded aluminum Zee
Front corner post
7 ga. formed steel
Curtain tensioner assembly
V-shaped furling spool mounted above a ratchet base and lock at front
10 SIDE WALL
Curtain color
White
Curtain material
Kinedyne® Kin-Sider™ welded PVC-laminated polyester substrate material
Curtain rollers
Nylon roller above each vertical tensioning strap
Reinforcement straps
Sonically welded PVC-saturated polyester
Curtain tubes
¾" galvanized pipe sleeved into front and rear of curtain
Side posts
Top angle bracket style removable posts on each side
11 ROOF
Roof skin
.040" one-piece aluminum coil
Roof bows
1⅜" extruded aluminum hat-shaped bows on 24" center line
Top rails
Extruded aluminum combination roof rail and curtain track
Pelmet
Heavy-duty rubber
12 REAR CASE AND DOORS
Rear case & buckplate material
Carbon steel
Rear case corner posts & header
Quick release posts
Rear door hinges
4 per door
Holdbacks
Chain link & hook on rear door
Rear door lock rods
1 per door
Rear door panels
1/2" composite, pre-painted white exterior and interior
14 FLOORS
Floor type
1⅛" extruded aluminum flat top floor full width
Floor joint sealant
Caulking applied prior to assembly between aluminum planks and wood nailers
16 LINING
Front wall lining
¼" exterior grade plywood
17 ELECTRICAL
Clearance lights
Grote® sealed beam
Side mounted directional light
Grote® Ultra Seal 60 integral with center clearance light
Stop, tail, turn lights
Grote® 4" LED (10-diode) lights, 2 per side with black snap-in flange
18 PAINT AND FINISH
Frame finish
Utility black enamel with primer undercoat on all steel show surfaces; aluminum parts receive a natural finish
Vertical & horizontal I.C.C. bumper finish
Utility black enamel on horizontal bumper, black scharpf on vertical bumper
Bottom side rail finish
Natural aluminum
Top front & top side rail finish
Extruded aluminum
Roof exterior finish
Natural aluminum
Support leg finish
Rust preventative coating
19 MISCELLANEOUS
Mudflap type
Black plastic anti-sail with Utility logo, mounted with steel reinforcing straps
20 TIRES AND WHEELS
22.5" × 8.25" standard width wheels
Factory choice steel 10 hub piloted wheels
Tires
295/75R 22.5” Michelin X®-Line Energy-T2 14ply Load Range 'G'