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Platinum Two / Three Deck

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

Platinum's  automatic, light-sensing deck locking system means you can say farewell to fiddly, time-consuming pin location routines - and any risk of dangerous, expensive deck collapse disasters.

Key Features

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

Popular Options

  • Deck height options
  • Partial closing vent flaps
  • Slurry through built into rear
  • Stop/indicators to rear LED Hamburger

Chasis Options

  • Drawbar Trailer versions
  • Platform versions
  • Step Frame Trailer versions
  • Straight Frame Trailer versions

    Alternatives

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

    Length

    Rigid: From 6.09m (20') upwards in modules of 305mm (1')

    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
    • Adjacent decks can move independently, further increasing loading options
    • 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
    • Anti-slip alloy floor
    • Automated ventilation to first deck (vent options available)
    • Better thermal insulation in extremes of heat and cold
    • Conspicuity tape (mandatory to all vehicles and trailers registered after 10th July 2011)
    • Detachable deck and vent sides enable complete sterilisation of all components
    • Detachable deck sides enable complete sterilisation of all components
    • Easy clean design
    • External access to all lift mechanisms for ease of maintenance
    • Factory fitted to existing platform using high tensile steel bolts
    • Fixed alloy internal dividing gates with slam shut lever lock gate system
    • Hand back up for hydraulics
    • High-grade alloy extruded plank hydraulic lifting deck
    • High-grade alloy panelling
    • Hydraulic deck constructed from high-grade alloy planking
    • Increased capital gains at market
    • LED lighting to comply with legal requirements and to reduce maintenance
    • 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
    • Push button controls
    • Slam shut lever lock gate system
    • Smooth, easy clean hygienic structure
    • Spring assisted alloy panelled rear door
    • Unique deck locking system with automatic light-recognition for lock pin location
    • Unique, ultra-safe deck locking system
    • Various deck height options

    Extra Options

    • All body work can be finished to customers livery requirements in house
    • Centre opening to roof
    • Closing ventilation flaps optional to all decks
    • Conspicuity tape (mandatory to all vehicles and trailers registered after 10th July 2011)
    • Covered lift-off holes
    • Double folding flaps
    • External tie rings
    • Extra inspection door
    • Extra LED top marker lights across rear
    • Fans
    • Fixed gates with 500mm side partitions for increased operator safety
    • Full length lifting deck
    • Fully closing ventilation
    • Height options
    • Hydraulic rear door within a door for loading through
    • Hydraulic roof
    • Hydraulic, alloy planked rear door
    • Inspection/Certificate
    • Inspection door
    • Insulated roof
    • Internal tie rings
    • Ladder
    • Lift-off brackets to front and/or rear
    • Lifting roof
    • Live Animal sign
    • On board water system per pen
    • Onboard batteries (for independant loading and unloading)
    • Partial closing vent flaps
    • Rear barn doors pivot vertically separately and horizontally together
    • Rear door within a door for loading through (rigid version only)
    • Rear loading lights - LED or Halogen
    • Set of jack stands
    • Slurry tank built into rear with or without depression in floor
    • Stop/indicators to rear LED Hamburger
    • Stop/indicator options
    • Temperature/Satellite monitoring
    • Transporter bolted down with a view to being removed regularly
    • Transporter fastened down with certified quick release straps
    • Trailer painted in one colour basecoat and lacquer giving a metallic finish using Nexa Autocolor Turbo Plus paint system
    • Trailer painted in two colours using Nexa Autocolor Turbo Plus paint system

    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.

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