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Utility 4000AE Drop Deck.
Utility 4000A<em>E</em> Drop Deck

Utility 4000AE Drop Deck

The 4000AE Drop Deck has a 73,000 lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, weighs less than some all-aluminum trailers, and is available at a combo-trailer price. Using the same patent-pending crossmember system as the 4000AE combo flatbed, the 4000AE Drop Deck consists of a combination of 3" and 4" aluminum crossmembers.

Aluminum crossmembers
Aluminum crossmembers
Drop Deck solutions
Drop Deck solutions
Utility 4000A<em>E</em> Drop Deck

Key Features

  • Aluminum crossmembers
  • 39,000 lb standard coil haul package
  • Strong light weight
  • Heavy-duty pipe spool
  • Drop Deck solutions
  • Hat-shaped top flange
  • Double tapered beam at rear for proper axle loading
  • Integral winch track
  • Aluminum front rail
  • Front stainless steel corners
  • Microencapsulated adhesive on all screws
  • Heavy-duty aluminum outrigger attachments
  • Higher quality paint process
  • Electrical wiring system
  • ConMet aluminum hubs
  • Utility I.C.C. bumper
  • ConMet Preset Plus® premium wheel end system

Available Options

  • Front deck length options
  • Adjustable load securement system (ALSS)
  • Factory-installed D.O.T. and non-D.O.T. rated bulkheads
  • Custom color paints
  • Tool boxes
  • Sliding winches
  • Tire inflation systems
  • Extra lights for increased visibility

Specifications

01-03 DIMENSIONS AND DECK TYPE
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
73,000 lb
Payload capacity
80,000 lb evenly distributed mainbeam
Overall length
48' 0"
Overall height
59⅝" front deck height on 47" height 5th wheel
Overall width
102"
Deck type
21" drop with 11' 0" front deck and 40¼" rear deck height
04 FRONT SUBFRAME
Approach plate
¼" steel, 45" wide, front 9" tapered up 3"
Kingpin location
30" from front
Kingpin plate
Integral with approach plate
Kingpin type
AAR hardness cruciform
Run up members
4 steel angles run up members
05 SUPPORT LEG AND ASSEMBLY
Support legs
Jost® model A400 square 2-speed steel crank type
Support leg location
120" 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 crank location
Roadside of support legs
06 CROSSMEMBERS AND RAILS
Coil reinforcing
Reinforcing for single 39,000 lb coil operation with 5 pairs of outriggers
Coil package reinforcement
5' span of 4" tapered end aluminum crossmembers in coil reinforcing area on 8" center lines
Side pockets
¼" extruded aluminum outside-type pockets on 24" center line
Crossmembers
3" aluminum I-beam crossmembers on 12" center line full length, 28" center line over tires
Front gooseneck depth
12⅜"
Front rail
Aluminum with stainless steel front corners
Outriggers
5 aluminum tube outriggers each side in deep portion of beam
Rear rail
Extruded aluminum
Side rail
5⅜" deep extruded aluminum with integral sliding winch track on each side
Rub rail
⅜" × 3" extruded aluminum with recess for conspicuity tape on sides only
Frame web
22" deep 7 ga. steel 60,000 psi one-piece
Bottom flange
⅝" × 4" high strength steel 80,000 psi
Top flange
7 ga. hat section 80,000 psi high strength steel
07 REAR SUBFRAME
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
Hendrickson air ride system with integral axles
Hendrickson® AANL 23K INTRAAX air ride with LDA axles and 121" axle spacing
Fixed air ride suspension location
96" center line to rear
Slack adjusters
Bendix® Versajust® automatic
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
Hendrickson® N-spindle type
Axle spindle nuts
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
Brake lining style
Hendrickson® HXS brake lining style
Hub piloted system with outboard drums
10 stud hub-piloted system with outboard cast drums with 16½" × 7" brakes included with ConMet Preset Plus®
Light weight hubs
ConMet aluminum
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®
14 FLOORS
Floor type
1⅛" extruded aluminum flat top floor with hardwood nail strips at each side rails (2)
Floor joint sealant
Caulking applied prior to assembly between aluminum planks and wood nailers
17 ELECTRICAL
Electrical receptacle
7-way without circuit breakers
Main harness
Utility moisture-resistant 6-wire harness with internal ground and 7-way plug
Stop, tail, turn lights
Grote® 4" LED (10-diode) lights, 2 per side with black snap-in flange
Conspicuity tape location
On rub rail
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
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
BFGoodrich 255/70R 22.5 ST230 16 ply, load range H