What are the Beams and Beam Ratings on Flatbed Semi-Trailers?
The beams on your flatbed are essentially the backbone of your trailer. A pair of longitudinal support beam sections running under the deck the length of the trailer connects the front approach plate, the suspension hangers in the rear, and all the cross members run through it.
Here, we’ll look at the different flatbed trailers, their beams, and how they might affect specific applications for hauling. Some questions we’ll answer are: