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Stock trailers can range from a small bumper pull to a large double deck gooseneck. With a huge array of options to choose from, this is the most versatile stock trailer around. The stock area can be designed with adjustable gate rails and a side ramp for our customers that show cattle, pen systems for those that show small livestock or custom gate location for ranchers with cow/calf operations. We can build from standard floor plans, or customize the trailer to suit your specific needs.
Regardless of the size of trailer that you choose, Elite Stock trailers are designed with both animal and human comfort, and safety in mind. Functional designs with the customized features you want for yourself and your animals. With a wide range of options, Elite can build a trailer that suits your specific needs.
From a distance, most trailers look alike; at Elite we invite you to look closely at our trailer to discover The Elite Difference.
- 2-5/16" Adjustable Coupler with Safety Chains and Breakaway Kit
- Full Length Side Slats with Two Air Spaces and Natural Smooth Sheets
- Single Speed Jack
- 8' Long, 2' Tapered Nose
- Rubber Torsion Axles with Electric Brakes
- Radial Tires with Steel Wheels
- Escape Gate (Streetside or Curbside)
- Drop Down Calf Gate at Nose
- Center Gate
- Marine Grade Aluminum Treadplate Floor
- 7 Way Plug and Wiring
- LED Turn Signal at Rear
- LED Dome and Clearance Lights
- Recessed Exterior Light Switches
- Full Width Rear Gate with 1/2 Slide and Pipe Hardware
Popular Trailer Options
Standard Trailer Components
Rear GatesThe heavy duty, full width rear gate is standard with 1/2 slider and steel anti rack hardware. The 1/2 slider utilizes nylon bushing for easy slide, reducing friction and minimizing any wear that is normally seen on conventional roller style gates.
Side Escape GateThe side escape is built to be durable and easy to use. The escape gate can be placed at multiple locations, streetside or curbside and can be optioned up to 50" in width.
Interior GatesInterior gates are built with commercial applications in mind. The gates are available in multiple types featuring Elite's dual locking slam latch mechanism with inside and outside releases. These gates and latches are designed with ease of use and durability in mind.
HingesElite's proprietary, heavy duty, extruded hinge is used for doors and gates. This hinge is fitted with a brass fitting that lubricates and allows for a tighter fit with the stainless pin. This hinge is welded to the structure to give us the strongest hinge possible.
LightingElite utilizes LED interior and exterior clearance lighting in all wiring harnesses. All wiring connections are plugs or are soldered, covered with heat shrink material.
Axles and TiresElite uses Dexter Rubber Torsion axles with electric brakes and name brand tires. Our trailers are engineered with accurate weights that provide proper axle and tire size based on the total weight of the trailer and it's contents including living quarters.
Structure and Construction
Aluminum Side Wall Construction6005 T6 aluminum alloy posts with 8" posts at the drop wall, 5" x 1-3/8" at door and gate openings, and 1-3/8" x 2-1/2" on all other side wall structure posts. The exterior, 6063 aluminum interlocking extruded slat is .125" in thickness. The joints for the interlocking slat allow for a weld surface of up to 2" on the side post. Elite's tongue and groove slat is designed to accept a smooth aluminum sheet, allowing for better seals, and reducing the chance of leakage. Selected for its excellent corrosive resistance, Elite's exterior sheets are 3004 aluminum alloy with a H291 temper and a thickness of up to .063".
Drop GussetWelded one-piece gusset with a thickness of 3/16" adds structure to provide maximum nose strength.
Rear FrameThe rear frame is supported by a 2-1/2" x 5" upper header of up to a 1/4" thick. Elite utilizes multiple rear frames side posts that are specifically designed for strength. For added strength, the rear frame side post is integrated through the floor into the bottom rail. The rear frame side posts are machine cut to provide a clean, precise fit allowing for a stronger welded structure, resulting in better fitting doors, improved seals, and less noise.
Roof ConstructionThe Elite roof is constructed with 1" x 2-1/2" posts that are strategically placed to ensure the maximum strength based on the size and needs of the trailer. The posts are arched to keep water from standing on the roof, producing a taunt roof sheet, allowing more head room in the center of the trailer. Elite's one piece roof sheet is made of 3003 H16 aluminum and at .040" thick is 25% thicker than the roof sheet used by most other manufacturers.
Bottom RailWith a height of 9-3/4" and a thickness of 3/16", Elite's bottom rail is one of the biggest in the industry. This engineered extrusion blends structural strength with an attractive appearance. The extrusion is built with an integrated lip that allows the running board to lock in place.
Drop WallWith a thickness of 3/16", our drop wall is the heaviest in the industry. Engineered with a break on top and bottom, adding strength and allows for a cleaner weld area to insure against leaking.
FlooringElite's floor structure consists of aluminum I-beams on 9-5/8" centers. The I-beam is 4" in height with an upper 3" flange that is welded to the floor and a lower 2-1/2" flange that is welded to the bottom rail. Elite utilizes a 5086 marine grade, aluminum treadplate floor on top of the structure to provide longer lasting protection against corrosive factors such as livestock urine. The seams and perimeter are welded to add strength and insure against leakage.
Top RailElite uses a 5" radius rail with an overall height of 8" with a material thickness of 3/16". Elite integrates a drip rail to help control streaking. Die lines add to the look while functioning as a guide for uniform placement of fasteners and lighting. Elite uses a continuous top rail piece on each side from front to back, resulting in a stronger, more attractive structure that multiple piece structures used by other manufacturers. The top rail is sanded after production to provide a uniform look and smoothness.
Trailer Floor Plans
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Available in multiple widths, lengths and heights and multiple hauling styles, from slant and straight load models, box stall and reverse loads, Elite Trailers can build a trailer to meet your particular needs.View Livestock Trailer Galleries