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Platinum Four Deck

Safely and rapidly embark or disembark up to four decks of sheep or pigs or two decks of adult cattle across each modular section - all with push button ease.

Safe, efficient single operator working, full-width, quick, clean all lifting decks, excellent aerodynamics and fuel economy - just some of the benefits that place 'The Platinum' at the pinnacle of 21st Century livestock transportation.

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Platinum, Four Deck sheep or pig deck configuration

Platinum, Four Deck sheep or pig deck configuration

This video demonstrates the flexibility of deck configurations within The 'Platinum' Four Deck Livestock Transporter. This particular video shows the decks being configured into a Four deck Sheep/Pig configuration. (Patented features)

Platinum, Three deck sheep or pig configuration

Platinum, Three deck sheep or pig configuration

This video demonstrates the flexibility of deck configurations within The 'Platinum' Four Deck Livestock Transporter. this particular video shows the decks being configured into a three deck sheep or pig configuration.(Patented features)

Platinum, one deck Cattle, two deck Sheep or Pig configuration.

This video demonstrates the flexibility of deck configurations within The 'Platinum' Four Deck Livestock Transporter. This particular video shows the decks being configured into a one deck Cattle, two deck Sheep/Pig configuration. (Patented features)

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Platinum Hydraulic Rear Door with height adjustment system

This video demonstrates the ease, flexibility and speed of the hydraulic back door ramp with its height adjustment system, designed to accommodate varying heights of loading ramps, creating a reduced ramp angle and height of any steps for ease of loading. (Patented features)

Platinum Automated Vent System

This video demonstrates the ease, flexibility and speed of the automated vent system while being operated from a ground level position within The 'Platinum' Four Deck Livestock Transporter. (Patented features)

Platinum, two deck cattle configuration

This video demonstrates the flexibility of deck configurations within The 'Platinum' Four Deck Livestock Transporter. This particular video shows the decks being configured into a two deck cattle configuration. (Patented features)

Key Features

  • Adjacent decks can move independently, further increasing loading options
  • Unique deck locking system with automatic light-recognition lock location

Chasis Options

  • Drawbar Trailers
  • Step Frame Trailer versions

    Alternatives

    • Platinum Two Deck Cow
    • Platinum Two / Three Deck
    • Professional Four Deck
    • Professional Two Deck Cow / Three Deck Sheep / Pigs

    Length

    Trailer: From 9.14m (30') to max legal limit

    Drawbar: From 5.48m (18') to 9.14m (30') 

    External Width

    2.55m (8'4")

     

    Standard Features

    • Access hatch to roof
    • Aerodynamic reinforced Bullnose bulkhead (semi trailers only)
    • All alloy rear loading gates using horizontal design for safety
    • All steel components hot-dip galvanised or zinc plated
    • Alloy anti-slip floor
    • Automated closures to first and third level vents (vent options available)
    • Conspicuity tape (mandatory to all vehicles and trailers registered after 10th July 2011)
    • Detachable deck and vent sides enable complete sterilisation of all components
    • External access to all lift mechanisms for ease of maintenance
    • Floor welded all round
    • Hand back up for hydraulics
    • High-grade alloy construction
    • High-grade alloy plank hydraulic decks, welded and watertight to give flush undersides
    • LED marker lights to comply with legal requirements
    • Matt black rear ramp to prevent startling through sun glare
    • Nexa Autocolor Turbo Plus 2-pack paint system in one colour of your choice
    • One LED light per pen, externally switched
    • Smooth, easy clean hygienic structure
    • Strong, streamlined alloy gates in fixed positions with Mk II slam-shut lever locks
    • Three hydraulic lifting decks to each modular section designed to increase payload
    • Unique deck locking system with automatic light-recognition for lock pin location
    • Unique dual purpose hydraulic alloy planked rear door with height adjustable leveling feature
    • Various deck height options

    Extra Options

    • Closing Automated Vent (Options)
    • Closing Vent Flap (Options)
    • External tie rings
    • Full length lifting deck
    • Hand backup facility for hydraulic door
    • Hydraulic door within a door for loading through
    • Hydraulic rear door within a door for loading through (rigid version only)
    • Inspection door
    • Internal tie rings
    • Internal/external tie rings
    • Lifting roof
    • Moveable cattle gate
    • Onboard batteries (for independant loading and unloading)
    • Platinum full length three tier lifting deck
    • Slurry tank built into rear with or without depression in floor
    • Stop/indicator options
    • Strengthened roof gutters
    • Strong streamlined alloy gates in fixed and fold down position with slam shut lever lock gate system (full length lift version only)
    • Transporter painted in two colors using Nexa Autocolour Turbo Plus paint system
    • Various deck height options
    • (N.B. - Some features subject to compatibility)

    This product can be supplied to fit a standard steel ladder frame or as a chassis with an all alloy integrated monocoque construction.

    To help you decide which is right for you, take a look at the feature sets below.

    Standard Steel Sub-Frame Construction

    • Container and trailer can be separated
    • Optional. certified quick-release straps or lift off brackets on some models
    • Demountable container allows alternative platform uses such as construction materials, hay haulage etc.
    • 40mm lower overall height compared to monocoque
    • Greater torsional rigidity

    For more information, see our detailed page on Houghton Parkhouse Platforms.

    All-Alloy Monocoque

    • Flush, easily cleaned underside
    • Nowhere for dirt or disease to hide
    • No silt build-up on frame - a potential weight saving of up to a quarter of a tonne!
    • Hollow alloy plank design means quieter loading and less startling
    • Better thermal insulation in extremes of heat and cold
    • No internal side bevels to accommodate frame giving larger floorspaces on trailer versions
    • No chance of broken bolsters or bearers - there aren't any
    • Planked floor suitable for pallet loading
    • No rust streaks or bubbled paintwork

    Still Can Decide?

    We're always happy to talk through the pros and cons - just give us a ring.

    1991 - NEW BEGINNINGS

    Houghton Parkhouse moves to its current, purpose-built manufacturing base.

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