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Converter Dolly | Tandem Axle

Supplier: The Davey Group

A converter gear or dolly is a coupling device of one or two axles and a fifth wheel by which a semi-trailer can be coupled to the rear of a tractor-trailer combination forming a double bottom rig.

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DIMENSIONS

Length to suit requirements (centre of suspension to centre of tow eye) -min. 3000mm to max. 5000mm

FRAME

Reinforced 150mm x 100mm x 9.0 RHS
Option: Reinforced 200mm x 100mm x 9.0 RHS heavy duty frame

DRAWBAR

RHS frame hinged with rubber bushes. Adjustable height drop leg. Drawbar length and height to suit requirements

AXLES

York Model 2782 – 20” spider
Option: Various Axle brands and models available

TYRES

Nil. (Range available)

RIMS

Nil. (Range of steel spider, 10 stud steel or aluminium rims available)

SUSPENSION

York MT75 4’1” Spring Tandem axle cast steel overslung
Option: Various spring or air suspension brands available.

BRAKES

Air Brake Corp Tandem axle Road Train to ADR 38/02 Specifications.

TOWING EYE

50mm diameter weldable tow eye bolted to end of drawbar (D-value: 130 kN)
Option: 50mm demountable bolt-in type (D-value: 130 kN), or 50mm demountable clamp type (D-value: 260 kN)

QUICK HITCH

Jost JSK 36 CV/150 50mm single oscillating fifth wheel
Option: Holland 50mm turntable

MUDGUARDS

Plastic guards with mudflaps
Option: Rubber “Flexi-Guards” with mudflaps

LIGHTS

Lights (wired in conduit), Reflectors, and Rear Marker Plates conforming to all relevant Australian Design Rules.
Option: LED Lights – Side and Rear

PAINT

Dolly is deburred and fully sandblasted prior to painting with Etch Primer undercoat and PPG 2K finish coat to Fleet or Customer colours (with scrollwork to suit)
Option: Various finishes are available including Metallics, Clear-Over-Base, and Chemical resistant paints.

OTHER OPTIONS
Hubodometer, Low Profile Stabilised (Ball-race) Fifth Wheel, Hydraulic Line, Pogo Stick.

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