The Utility Source February 2019 - Page 6

Felling Trailers, Inc.’s Advanced Design IT-I Series Felling Trailers, Inc.’s Engineering Team has been working diligently on an advanced design for the IT-I Series • model line. Officially released on January 1st, 2019 this refined design incorporates additional standard fea- tures, structural strength, and ease of operator use. The new IT-I design will be seen on Felling’s 2020 model year IT-I tilt trailers. Advanced Standard Specifications: • Hitch area has been redesigned with a more user-friendly, inte- grated nose plate. • Cylinder Lugs, the point where the cushion cylinders(s) attach to the crossmembers, the redesign incorporates additional structural integrity for cylinder crossmem- bers. • TUS Magazine • February ‘19 About Felling Trailers, Inc. located on the side of the of the trailer bed. This has been done so that the D-ring location is at the widest point of the deck provid- ing operator’s ease of use when securing equipment. 1974, Felling Trailers, Inc. has grown from Operator friendly tilt deck latch design. Felling Trailers is a family owned and operated Full Line Trailer Manufacturer located in Central Minnesota. Started in a small shop to a factory and office com- plex that today covers over 260,000 square feet. Felling’s pride and differentiation is its customized trailer division. Its engi- neers utilize the latest Industry-leading de- sign techniques, and its experienced metal craftsmen use cutting-edge technology to turn its customers’ conceptual trailer Model Changes / Enhancements from previous design: needs into a tangible product. Felling has • years. Felling Trailers’ current capabili- • Lighting – Dual stop, turn, tail- lights located on the rear of the fenders have been incorporated into the standard design, deliv- ering ideal placement of the light system along with safeguarding it from damage when loading/ unloading equipment. 4 • Tie Down Placement – D-rings that were once located on the topside rail behind the fender on the rear of the tilt deck are now • FT-10IT-I and FT-12IT-I are built to the same spec (7k axles and 16” tires); however, the FT-10IT-I does not have reflective tape and has a GVWR rating of 9,980lbs. FT-14IT-I now has 215/75R17.5” tires on plate wheels standard. New design FT-14IT-I has an 8” I-beam frame compared to the 6” I-beam on the previous model design. For more information, visit www. or call 1.800.245.2809. been providing innovative trailer solutions to the transportation industry for over 40 ties allow them to provide a high-quality product that is distributed across North America and internationally. Felling Trailers, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company. For more information, contact 1.800.245.2809, or visit them on the web at You can also follow them on Twitter (@Felling- Trailers), Facebook (Felling Trailers, Inc.), and Pinterest. •