New Edbro body features
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• A two-section taildoor that folds back to the body sides during the tipping operation is a feature of a 29 cu yd calibrated tipping body that will be shown at Earls Court by Edbro Ltd, of Bolton. Of the welded aluminium runnerless type and having fixed sides, the body will be seen mounted on a Foden 6LX /24 chassis of lift 10in, wheelbase equipped with an Edbro 70SB single-ram front-of-body lifting gear which weighs 9cwt and has a capacity of 20 tons.
Also new to Earls Court, air-shift control will be shown applied to tipping gears as well as power take-offs. And a 19ft 6in. bolted type of aluminium fixed-side body will be exhibited that features a new form of top rail designed to give increased strength and an improved appearance; it will be mounted on an Atkinson 2486LX tipping chassis having a wheelbase of 15ft I fin., while the lifting gear will be a U57 twin-ram under-body type with a capacity of 18 tons.