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Trailers with Air Ramp Option Increase Workplace Safety

Preventing back injuries and increasing workplace safety should be top-of-mind during each work day. For instance, lifting trailer ramps with two people instead of one, bending with your knees when lifting, and all the other safety reminders. But to reduce the risk even more, Felling Trailers can be equipped with Air Ramp Technology, so you don’t have to lift a heavy ramp and risk causing injury to your back. The Air Ramp does all the lifting for you, helping to prevent back injuries and increase workplace safety.

How Do Air Ramps on Trailers Work?

Felling Air Ramps operate via an air bag system that works off of the same supply as the air brake system. Thus, any air-brake equipped truck can operate a Felling Trailer equipped with air ramps without any other external power source (e.g. battery, gas engine or truck powered hydraulic system). Want to see how it works? View the video below.

Air Ramps Compared to Hydraulic Ramps

Felling Trailers equipped with the Air Ramp solution are cleaner, more economical, and do not require the use of bulky hydraulics. Compared to hydraulic ramps, air ramps have lower maintenance costs over time and also eliminate the possibility of environmental cleanup issues that are often associated with hydraulic ramp leaks.

Trailers with Air Ramps Growing in Popularity

Felling Trailers with Air RampThere is no doubt that Felling Trailers’ Air Ramp technology is a popular option among several of its trailer models (including OTR/ Over the Road semi trailers) because of it’s safety and convenience. Felling has outfitted air ramps on everything from a 20,000 pound capacity tag trailer to a 100,000 pound hydraulic detach trailer. The air lift system is able to lift in excess of 5,000 pounds, which gives it more than enough power, and is available in 36”, 45”, and full-width options on any air-brake equipped trailer.

Award-Winning Air Ramp Technology

Felling Trailers Air Ramp Technology was even selected as one of the 2013 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products winner! This award was compiled based on total reader inquiries from Equipment Today and user engagement on over a 12-month period.

Interested in learning more about the Air Ramp option for Felling Trailers? Fill out this simple form or contact us at 888-335-5464.


  1. I have a inquiry with the piece, where am i able to e-mail the person responsible?

    • Felling Trailers says

      Good morning Chloe,

      We would be glad to assist you with any questions you may have pertaining to our Air Ramp feature. What questions is it that you have? Once we know what you are wanting to find out I an direct you to the appropriate department.
      Kind Regards,
      Rebecca Gerads, Marketing Coordinator Felling Trailers

    • Good afternoon Chloe, Are you still looking for information on your ramps? Our general e-mail address is [email protected], but if there is something specific you are looking for let me know and I will get it to the correct person.

      Thank You

  2. I have air bag problem on the ramp. For four years I replaced 8 times

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