Maxon Lift Offers RA Slidelift Series Trailer Side Door

Sept. 25, 2013

Maxon Lift Corp. has developed a fully galvanized new trailer side door liftgate, the RA Slidelift® Series. The purpose-built design encompasses wide arm configurations for greatest stability and maximum trailer side rail clearance capabilities. 

The new level ride RA liftgate comes standard in 3,500 pounds and 4,500 pounds lifting capacities. The new design makes use of the full trailer width resulting in large 48, 60 and 82-inch wide platforms with depths of 55 and 79 inches.

The RA features two hydraulic lifting cylinders with bi-directional lock valves and comes completely assembled and prefilled with hydraulic oil. Additional features include grease-able pins and bushings at all pivot points. Most importantly, for the utmost in corrosion resistance, the RA features a full galvanized finish that is standard for this gate. No additional charges or lead times.

“Meeting our customer’s needs is our first priority,” said Brent Stratton, co-president of Maxon, in a prepared statement. “Customers asked us for a trailer side door gate built to Maxon standards and that’s what we proudly launch today – the RA.”


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