If you’ve never considered a side dump trailer before, these articles are for you. Read up on how side dumps compare to other trailers, what kind of materials they can haul, and how much capacity they offer. If you have more questions about how a side dump will perform compared to another kind of dump trailer, feel free to contact us.
No Hidden Costs with SmithCo
When budgets get squeezed, price gets put in the spotlight. Which makes it even more important to understand that cheaper today is not cheaper in the long run. Hidden costs...
Side Dumps vs. End Dumps Comparison Chart
When choosing a trailer, there are two popular choices: end dumps and side dumps. This comparison chart highlights the differences between end dumps and side dumps so you can make...
Hydraulic Suspensions Improve Mining Operations
Watch the world's first mining trailer with hydraulic suspensions tackle washboard roads with optimal load distribution for a steadier ride and no risk of freeze-ups.
Differences between side dumps, end dumps and belly dumps
When determining what the best dump trailer is for your application – side dump, belly dump, or end dump – it’s important to have an understanding of the engineering behind...
How to stockpile with a side dump trailer
Want to see how a side dump trailer quickly and safely stockpiles? Check out our video.
How to windrow with a side dump trailer
Windrowing with a side dump trailer keeps you moving. Check out our video to see how simple it is.
Cubic yards in a side dump trailer
Wondering if a side dump trailer has enough capacity for your application? Chances are, it does. Consult the table below for an at-a-glance view of the cubic yard capacities of...
Materials you can haul in a side dump trailer
When it comes to versatility in material hauling, a side dump trailer is second-to-none. There are virtually no limitations on the types of material SmithCo side dumps can haul. From...
Why are side dump trailers more stable than end dump trailers?
To understand why end dump trailers so commonly have tip over problems – and why the stability of side dumps is superior – it’s important to know the basics of...
How tub slap affects your side dump trailer
Understanding tub slap, an action that occurs at the end of the dump cycle, is an essential part of side dump safety and effectiveness.
Hydraulic requirements for a side dump
The hydraulic requirements for a side dump trailer are different from an end dump trailer. Check out our FAQ to see how a side dump can work for you.