TrestleJacks is a specialized lifting and standing device that utilizes driving motion from the vehicle for lifting and lowering axles. Once in the upright position TrestleJacks becomes an axle support stand.
Triangles are the strongest of all geometric shapes because of their inherent structural characteristics. The corner angles of a triangle cannot change without an accompanying change in the length of the legs. Egyptians made triangular-shaped structures. Triangulation maximizes the strength of the materials used. TrestleJacksalso use diaphragmatic action to maintain the structural integrity of the jack. In this case the edges (sides) of the triangle keeps it structural shape because metal is in between the three sides.
Fast Axle Lifting
Learn how you can start lifting entire trailers within 10 seconds. Proving time and time again, using trestle jacks can save companies hours on maintenance. Tire service providers using TrestleJacks next to the road can save 25 minutes in lifting and lowering an axle.
The tried and tested TrestleJack is a 2-in-1 device specifically designed to lift and support the axles of heavy commercial trailers in complete safety. TrestleJacks use the driving motion of the tractor to lift and lower trailer axles while the driver stays safe in the tractor cab.
Using a TrestleJack - which is both a jack and a trestle - to safely lift troubled axles whilst the driver is kept secure in the cab, makes this the safest lifting method currently known. All other similar equipment requires a person to be underneath the trailer during the operation of lifting and lowering axles.