Three good reasons why you should choose a sliding tipping trailer

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First, and for most, is the safety aspects the trailer offers. In tests undertaken by IRTE for tipping stability, it remained planted on the ground at 8.5 degrees, exceeding the requirement set to obtain class A certification by 13%, its outstanding ability to remain upright on adverse ground conditions (making it the only trailers allowed on many sites). The trailers stability is due to the sliding bogies extra wide tipping hinge bar and shorter body length by over a metre which is 30% shorter than the average fixed artic tipper.

Also adding to the stability safety aspect is the in cab operation, all tipping functions can be operated from the comfort and safety of the driver’s seat, extending and shortening of bogie, tipping,  rear door function, increasing the operator safety.


With the trailer in its running position, it meets all legal requirements, and in the shortened position it can outmanoeuvre an 8×4 in tight spaces, with the trailer in the shortened position it give a reduced wheelbase to the kingpin of 6.99 metres, which is roughly the same as an 8×4 tipper.

Hugh Russell – Technical services supervisor, Wexford County Council

We had 10 depots around the county, some with very poor access. When I first saw the sliding tipper, I knew I had the answer. We bought 2 trailers and they are ideal for our work – They can go in and out of almost any site.


With the trailers low unladed weight, the payload is an impressive 29.5 tonne with a GVW of 44 tonnes (subject to the tractor unit ULW). Compared with a 19.7 tonne payload an 8 x 4 tipper, this offers you 9.8 tonne greater payload, which reduces miles on the road for the same product movement and ultimately income. On average for every 10 journeys made by an 8 x 4 you will only need to do 7 journeys with the sliding tipper.

With the tub liner installed, the Dennison sliding tipper is the ONLY tipper that can expel its entire load on just 2.5 rams extended and is 25 seconds quicker than the fixed tipper trailer.

The tractor unit can be utilised on multiple work environments, so if the construction industry drops off for the month you can put the tractor unit to work on general haulage, machinery movements for example.

With the insulated sliding tippers increased payload of up to 45% of that of an 8×4 rigid tipper, it offers the asphalt laying company longer laying runs, reduced number of joints and less change over downtime.

Our Philosophy

  • The right trailer available from stock
  • We only supply the very best products from Dennison Trailers
  • A committed stock replenishment programme
  • A range to cover most requirements of the modern day heavy haulage company

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As a part of the Dennison Trailer Groups, we have a commitment to only the very best in quality trailers.

With over 50 years and well over 60,000 trailers behind them, Dennison Trailers is acknowledged as being one of the major players in commercial trailer manufacture. Their success is a result of a combination of innovation, engineering excellence and a total commitment to customer service.

We aim to have a range of in stock trailers to cover most requirements of the modern day heavy haulage company. Why not challenge us today to see what we can do for you? Call 01788 869046 to find out more.