Navigating the world of dump trucks can be a complex endeavor, especially with the industry-specific jargon that often pops up in discussions, manuals, and contracts. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just dipping your toes into the field, understanding these terms can greatly enhance your grasp of the industry’s operations. To help simplify this, we’ve […]
A dump truck, also known as a dumper truck or tipper truck, is used for taking dumps such as sand, gravel, or demolition waste for construction.
A typical dump truck is equipped with an open-box bed, which is hinged at the rear and equipped with hydraulic rams to lift the front, allowing the material in the bed to be deposited (“dumped”) on the ground behind the truck at the site of delivery.
Learn more about the best brands of dump trucks, the different types of dumps, and dump truck financing.
What Is a Commercial Dump Trailer? A commercial dump trailer is a specialized, heavy-duty vehicle designed for hauling and unloading substantial quantities of materials. It’s engineered to operate in various commercial contexts such as construction sites, demolition projects, and waste management facilities, among others. The trailer typically has a large, open-top bed that is hinged […]
What is the purpose of a dump truck? You can use a dump truck for a wide scope of things, the most common is material transport, and the least common is residential moving. The purpose of a dumping truck is to transport large volumes of material from one place to another. The large truck beds […]
Operating a dump truck is a specialized skill that requires a specific set of driving techniques. Dump trucks are heavy, large vehicles that are commonly used in construction and mining operations to transport materials. Due to their size and weight, it is essential to follow certain safety guidelines when driving a dump truck to ensure […]
Dump Trucks For Sale Dump trucks are an essential piece of equipment for many businesses in the construction, mining, and transportation industries. If you’re in the market for dump trucks for sale, there are several places you can look to find one that meets your needs and budget. Once you’ve done your search give us […]
Dump trucks come in all different shapes and sizes, axle requirements, engine types, body styles, materials, and even your dump truck’s transmission are all factors that need to be considered. Luckily, this article breaks it all down for you, starting with, what is a dump truck? In this article, we will cover the different parts […]
Vocational vehicles, also known as work trucks, are specialized vehicles designed for specific work purposes. These vehicles are commonly used in construction, transportation, and maintenance industries. They come in different shapes and sizes, ranging from light-duty pickups to heavy-duty trucks. In this article, we will take a closer look at the most popular vocational vehicles, […]
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the parent company of Western Star, has officially revealed the company’s latest vocational truck. The company considers it the natural evolution of the 4900 series of work trucks.“We know the 4900 is a great product, but we also know that it doesn’t bring the best of technology to the customer,” […]
Electric vehicles are intricate machines, but eventually due to the laws of physics such as that blasted conservation of energy, the vehicles need to be recharged with juice after some amount of traveling. Emining, a Swiss technology company focusing on the mining and quarry industry, has come up with an ingenious way to have dump […]
The two largest obstacles to making electric vehicles, especially big rigs, the dominating force in the market are range capacity and charging rates. But, there is a third you may have not even considered: heat generation. Charging Speed When charging a small car into a standard 120-volt electrical socket, the car charges at a rate […]
Last week we covered Peterbilt dump truck models currently in production, now we move on to Peterbilt’s brother brand, the Kenworth. Both truck types fall under the Paccar banner, so it will be interesting to see how the Kenworth dump trucks compare. As with the Peterbilt truck models, the Kenworth models are ordered numerically and […]
When you think of the brand Peterbilt, you may think of heavy-duty 18-wheeler trucks, but did you know they also make vocational vehicles that can be used as dump trucks? Here is the list of currently produced Peterbilt trucks that can be used as dump trucks, conveniently ordered on their number. Peterbilt 337 The Peterbilt […]
Caterpillar Inc. manufactures dump trucks (lovingly referred to as off-highway trucks), complete with their in-house engines to get the job done. In this article we will be going over the specifications for their most popular engines, that is, those that appear most often in their dump truck models. The full list, complete with over eighty […]
Heavy-duty 18-wheelers are great, but they are not the only thing TopMark Funding finances. Another popular vehicle to finance is the dump truck. We get asked a lot of questions about financing a dump truck, so we created this article to help answer questions before they arise. How Long Can You Finance a Dump Truck? […]
Did You Know There’s 13 Styles of Dump Trucks? What are the different types of dump trucks? As you’ll read below, there are a bunch of different types of dump trucks. They come in all shapes and sizes. From monstrous heavy haul Cat’s designed for mining to “smaller” everyday standard dump trucks. A dump truck, […]
Dump truck leasing and dump truck financing are different from traditional vehicle financing and leasing. Traditional truck loans typically require your credit, business revenue, and time in business to determine if you’re qualified. When it comes to leasing a dump truck, the truck you decide to purchase becomes the collateral, which helps to limit the […]
We get asked this question all the time, what are the best dump trucks? Or what’s the most popular dump truck brand? To help answer those questions we’ve put together a guide of the best dump truck manufacturers in the United States. We’ve also included a guide to the different types of dump trucks. There […]
Complete Guide for Dump Trucks What is a Dump Truck A dump truck, also known as a dumper truck or tipper truck, is used for taking finer materials such as sand, gravel, or demolition waste for construction. One is typically equipped with an open-box bed, which is hinged at the rear and equipped with hydraulic […]