Fringian Flatbed Semitrailer

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Flatbed Semitrailer
Tech Level TL–6
Mass 3.7 Tons
Cost Cr125,000
Mode Ground (Wheeled)
Type Cargo Vehicle
Speed Towed
Cargo 85m³
Crew -
Passengers -
Armament none

The Flatbed Semitrailer is a type of Towed Trailer.

Description / Specifications[edit]

The Flatbed Semitrailer is a large cargo trailer designed to be towed by a Tractor Unit.

Hull / Suspension[edit]

A generally box-shaped steel/plastic hull with a flat deck.

  • Length: 12.2m, Width: 2.4m, Height: 1.7m.
  • Overall Volume: approximately 49.8m³ (3.7 dTons).
  • Unloaded Weight: 3800 kg.

The overall volume measures the vehicles maximum dimensions and includes road clearance and the coupling space for the Tractor Unit.

The vehicle is fitted with a wheeled suspension system mounted onto axles.

  • The vehicle performs well on metalled surfaces but has very limited off-road capability.


The trailer has no internal power source.

The trailer couples to a Tractor Unit by way of a traction pin which fits into a "fifth wheel" coupling. The linkages also include power connectors, pressure hoses and control cables.



The vehicle has an open cargo deck on which it is possible to stack a variety of loads. Multiple tethering points set into the deck and hull allow the load to be secured.

  • Cargo Storage: up to 85m³ (6 dTons) of goods.
  • Maximum Load: 24,000 kg.
    • Maximum Gross Weight: 27,800 kg.


Running lights.

History / Background[edit]

A commercial trailer for moving bulk loads along road networks.

See also: Vehicles of the Distant Fringe

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