Timpte Super Hopper Trailer


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Timpte Super Hopper

In this video, Paul and Will from Pinnacle Trailer Sales give an overview of the 2020 Timpte Super Hopper trailer. This hopper is available in lengths of 40′, 42′, 43′ and both 96″ and 102″ widths. The model shown in this video is 42’2″ x 96″ x 78″.

Timpte Super Hopper (40’, 42’) Standard Specifications:

APPLICATION: Recommended for transportation of agricultural and industrial bulk commodities.

KINGPIN SETTING: 20”- Single I-beam with 3/8” steel flanges, 1/4” steel full-width pickup plate.


  • Pre-painted white .048” and .063” aluminum, corrugated on 4” centers.
  • Lower Rails-Aluminum 7-11/16” high extrusion.

  • Side Posts- Aluminum extrusion 1-3/4” z-posts on 12” centers.

  • Side Top Rails-Aluminum 5-5/8” x 6-1/4” extrusion.

  • Interior Lining-.048” aluminum.

REAR PANELS: Corrugated pre-painted white .048” aluminum panels and extruded aluminum posts.

ACCESS SYSTEM: Aluminum ladders, handholds, and platforms are mounted on both the front and the rear, with a flip down step mounted to the base of the rear ladder.

NOSE PANELS: Smooth pre-painted white .063” aluminum.

FRONT CORNERS: 6” radius, mill finish aluminum (colored & SS inserts optional).


  • Side Lamps – Includes 2 rows of 3 lamps each side;(3) amber L.E.D., (2) red L.E.D., (1) amber L.E.D. mid turn/marker lamp.

  • Nose Lamps – (2) High mounted amber L.E.D. lamps.

  • Standard High Mounted Rear Frame Lamps – (5) red L.E.D. marker lamps on rear header.

  • Rear Tail Lamps- (6)-4” diameter, 7 diode L.E.D. lamps, grommet mounted. Electrical-All weather-pack automotive style connections, sealed to prevent corrosion. Common ground.

  • Conspicuity Tape: Red and white reflective tape mounted in line with bottom row of side marker lamps and full width across rear of trailer. White reflective tape mounted on top corners of rear frame. (All lamps and wiring comply with FMVSS 108)

SUPPORT LEGS: Square legs, with roadside removable crank, low-profile 10″ diameter cushion foot shoe, “No Lube” feature, 50,000 lbs. lift capacity. Located 94” from Kingpin.


  • 96”wide trailers formed .125 aluminum panels with side slope angle of 43.5 degrees, center and end panels with slope angle of 33 degrees, split tub design. 102” wide trailers side panels of .080” aluminum with side slope angle of 43.5 degrees, center and end panels of .100″ aluminum with slope angle of 33 degrees, riveted split tub design.

  • Front and Rear End slope panels-.080” aluminum supported by aluminum channel with Z shaped crossmembers, 33 degree slope angle.

  • Divider Panel – .080 aluminum supported by bulkhead crossmembers.

TRAPS: 26″W x 36”L openings supported by a robust structural trap frame. The trap plates are 1/4”aluminum with steel stiffeners supported by double sealed steel ball bearings with a plastic internal seal. 102” wide trailers Add 6” to trap opening width. Hopper clearance 19” .

TRAP OPERATORS: Each trap is opened and closed by a manually operated 1″ diameter shaft connected through a U-joint to the double rack and pinion gears using a removable crank. There are trap locks at each crankshaft. The double rack and pinion gears drive at both sides of each trap plate.

SUSPENSION: CB2300 Neway suspension, 17” ride height with 23,000 lbs rating. Suspension subframe beams are 4” x 8” x 3/16” rectangular structural steel tubing. Crosstubes are 6″ x 8″ structural steel tubing.

AXLES: 22,500 lbs. beam capacity, 5” diameter, 5/8” wall, 71-1/2” or 77-1/2” track, integral spindles, 28-spline camshafts and “Q+” lining . Axles have Cam-Master “Q-style” quick-change brakes.

HUB & DRUM: Cast ductile iron hubs with cast high-alloy, gray iron outboard mounted drums, hub piloted.

BRAKES: 16-1/2” X 7” complying with FMVSS 121. Meritor 5.5″ auto slacks and Bendix 30/30 spring brake chambers – Meritor/Wabco 4 sensor, 2 modulator with constant power supplied by center auxiliary pin. Exceeds the minimum requirements of FMVSS 121,S5.5

OIL SEALS: Stemco Guardian

WHEELS: Eight (8) 24.5 x 8.25 white steel disc painted, hub piloted.

TIRES: Eight (8) 11R24.5 Bridgestone R195F radials. ½” Black heavy-duty rubber Mudflaps, 24”W x 30”L.

TARP: 18 oz. black roll tarp with rear mounted crank. Three molded black plastic sidewall protectors.

TARP BOWS: Eight (8) – 9” rise galvanized steel arch type on 42’ trailers, seven (7) on 40’ trailers.

COATINGS: Black protective metal coating on all steel parts.