August 29, 2017

Aluminum or Steel Trailers: What’s the best Choice?

One of the main differences of trailers is their weight. Steel trailers weigh more compared to aluminum. Thus, it is an important factor to consider when buying a trailer. The weight of your trailer varies the amount of the load that you can carry. Haul weight is equivalent to your trailer minus your axle load bearing capacity. Aluminum trailers weigh 10 to 15 percent less than steel trailers on average meaning that you can haul more with them. Aluminum trailers are great especially if you haul your own machinery, motorcycles, cars or other property from one point to another. The […]
August 9, 2017

Common Mistakes when Buying a Trailer

Not choosing the right Trailer Body Builder There are many so called “expert welders” out there who will tell you what they know and what to do when it comes to building a trailer. The question is, are they qualified to do the job? Competency in being a vehicle body builder is a certified trade that takes four years to complete and years of experience to get the job done. There are loads of things to consider when designing and constructing a custom trailer and just like any other trade, professional trailer builders should know these kind of stuff. Unable […]
June 9, 2017

Running your Trailer

Having a trailer is an investment whether you use it for personal or for your business. Trailer maintenance is something a trailer owner must do on a regular basis to protect it. You didn’t buy a trailer for no reason; you bought a trailer to help you to carry stuff from one place to another. Others buy trailers for business purposes or for recreational purposes. If a trailer is not maintained or checked by the owner, we’ll never know when the trailer will eventually break down. To prevent this, trailer owners must know how to maintain and check your trailer. […]
March 7, 2017
Titan Engineering Australia Box Trailer

The Importance of Proper Hitching

Before you go on a trailering trip, you need to hitch up our trailer first. In doing this, safety is your number one priority. Today, we’re going to discuss the importance of proper hitching. First of all, you need to clear out the area between your tow vehicle and trailer. This will ensure that nothing with interfer with  your hitching process. If this is your first time hitching your vehicle, check the ball and the coupler first. Each coupler has the required ball size written or stamped on it. If you have the correct ball on your vehicle, lightly grease […]
February 27, 2017
Titan Engineering Australia

Determining Trailer Strength

One of the factors you should consider when buying a trailer is Strength. Strength is important especially for utility trailers because they are frequently overloaded, and unevenly loaded. Utility trailers are used in different ways, thus the trailer should be strong so it can serve its intended purpose no matter what the requirement. Things to Consider: Load Capacity Determining the size, shape, weight and weight distribution of the load you’re going to carry is important for the design and appropriate materials to be used for your trailer. It will determine how strong the trailer should be. Judge the trailer strength […]
February 20, 2017
Titan Engineering Australia Box Trailer

Should I buy an Aluminum Trailers or a Steel Trailer?

Trailer manufacturers are often using either aluminum or steel for trailers. Trailers have long been built with steel. However, steel trailers can rust over a couple of years, which resulted in trailer manufacturers looking for alternatives and many of them are now using aluminum as their main material. Today, we’re going to tackle the difference between the two materials, and identify what suits you the most; Aluminum Trailer or Steel Trailer. Strength So which metal is stronger? Steel is one of the toughest alloys and trailers can sustain a lot of stress when driving long distances or on bumpy roads. […]
January 25, 2017

What Makes a Good Cargo Trailer?

There are many ways to design a cargo trailer depending on the needs, goals and desires of the owner. As your dependable custom trailer manufacturer, we’ll give you some insights into what makes a good cargo trailer. Type What type of trailer are you looking for? This factor should be the first on your list when building a cargo trailer. Are you looking for an open, enclosed, landscaping, motorcycle, ATV, equipment, machinery or horse trailer? Are you looking for a trailer that has dual purposes? These things should be kept in mind when determining exactly what you need it to […]
December 4, 2016
cage trailers by Titan Engineering Australia

Tips for buying Off-Road Trailers

Some people just love the outdoors and activities like camping, hiking, trekking and biking are usually done off-road. Many vehicles lack the space required when travelling or going off-road, so many people are renting or buying their own personal Off-road box trailers to take up the slack. If you are planning to buy one yourself, here are some tips to help you find the right one. Wheel and Axle It is important before buying a box trailer is to check the wheels. In order to ensure the trailer will travel freely  across the off-road terrain, it is better to have […]
November 4, 2016

Choosing the Right Machinery Trailer

Many businesses need to transport heavy equipment from one place to another. Machinery trailers are perfect for handling this kind of work. There are a few things to consider when buying or having one customised which will ensure you get the most use out of your trailer as possible. Ratings It is important to understand trailer ratings and standards when comparing Machinery trailers. Balance between the weight of the trailer and the load capacity is important. If your trailer is too light, it may not be able to move the payload or if your trailer is too heavy, then you […]
October 10, 2016

Buying a Second Hand Trailer

We often look at second hand goods – why buy new when you can save money?  When it comes to trailers, there are some things to consider when buying a second hand one. Here are some of the things you can look for: Wooden Floorboards Many trailers are equipped with wooden floorboards. If they are not properly maintained they are susceptible to rot and decay. The last thing you need is your load falling through the floor during your journey. Aluminum Floors Unlike wooden floorboards, aluminum floorboards can suffer from rust and deterioration. Don’t forget to check the condition of […]