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Transtak® fruit bin trailers

Transtak® Engineering & Equipment manufactures a range of trailer sizes to handle bins for different fruits and scales of operation.
Most suited to Australian conditions are the Transtak: •1500L 3-bin trailer •1500LE 3-4 bin trailer •2500L 4-bin trailer •3000LT 6 bin trailer •3500NS 6 bin stacking carrier.

These registered designs of trailers are self-loading allowing the trailer to function independently of forklifts to load and unload from orchard to packhouse or store. The trailers will move between 100 and 200 bins a day,
The Transtak 3500NS carrier can load, stack and transport 200–250 bins a day. This carrier is usually front mounted and has forks side-shift to stack the plastic bins.
The basic 1500L/1500LE/2500L model trailers have a 300 mm lift height with bolted drawbar height and fork angle adjustment. There is just one half-inch QRC hose to plug into the tractor.
The 3000LT bin trailer has 500 mm lift with forks tilt to assist with loading and transport.
All the Transtak trailers are equipped with rubber and hydra-pneumatic suspension for a smooth ride.
The trailers have no chains or motors to wear out or create employee safety issues, and require only regular greasing of wheel hubs and pins.
Product specifications can be viewed on the Transtak website.

See this article in Tree Fruit May 2020