Fontaine’s fifth wheel for yard trucks

Updated Oct 14, 2015

Fontaine Armor Yard Truck Fifth WheelFontaine Coupling Solutions’ Armor fifth wheel is designed for yard trucks to facilitate added strength, easier maintenance and improved protection from kingpin damage. The Armor’s design allows locking components to be replaced from the top side, while all of its components are tucked away from the edges of the top plate. Replaceable wear pads and a composite air cylinder also help simplify maintenance, and the locking mechanism features the company’s proprietary anti-high-hitch feature to help prevent dropped trailers due to false coupling. The fifth wheel is rated to handle 80,000 pounds of vertical load and 200,000 pounds of drawbar pull.

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