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Cable trailers are the best tool needed for transporting reels of material. That material is often wiring but can also be used for other materials on a reel that need to be transported. The simplest cable trailer is a short triangular shaped trailer with two wheels in the back. Although they are a simple design and basic in appearance, some models can carry up to 8,000 lbs of material. You can also find them equipped with electric brakes with solar charging backup.
Double reel cable trailers are slightly longer, at 8.5 feet, and are designed for transporting large reels of pipe or wire. It’s called double because it is often seen carrying two reels at a time. The carrying capacity can reach 10,000 lbs, and one could transport multiple smaller reels on this trailer.
A triple reel cable trailer is also available and is also a bigger option. Most times, a triple reel is necessary for larger construction sites that feature a lot of utility wiring to be completed. They may feature an air tank at the hitch to provide support to the air brake system. They can carry a capacity of 15,000 lbs and just like the double reel trailer, it’s capable of transporting multiple reels. Unlike the double trailer, the triple will often feature a cage-like frame that protects the reels.
Coil pipe trailers are also a part of the cable trailer family. These are specialized trailers that are designed with the large city in mind. They are about the length of a pickup truck but narrow to squeeze coil reels into busy city streets. The coils for these trailers are typically on 58” in width and are extremely tall and can hold a lot of coil pipe. The maximum capacity it can carry is 8,600 lbs.