Avoid downtime, heavy degraded aluminum, and costly weld repairs.
Less costly repairs.
Removing a Huck bolt and/or rivet is much quicker than grinding out a weld, and doesn’t require skilled labor. Parts fit like new instead of needing to force distorted parts together.
The man hours it takes to repair a damaged aluminum end dump trailer are typically long; sometimes weeks before your trailer is back on the road. Hicks trailers' modularity makes repairs quick and easy. Your trailer is back on the road in no time. Click here to watch a 30 second demonstration.
Welded repairs can vary in quality influenced by a number of factors. With Hicks's modular design, workmanship is assured with replacing damaged parts with brand new aluminum components in a matter of hours.
Aluminum components retain full temper strength.
Welding degrades aluminum components. The result can be a repair that is structurally unsound, not to mention ugly. Hicks's weld-free design allows aluminum components to retain their original strength.
A damaged base rail can be replaced and you are back to hauling aggregates in just 48 hours.
Like-new! Click here to watch.