Grain Sides – Available on S/5 upwards; comes complete with a full height door to allow bulky loads to be safely discharged.
Silage Sides – Available on S/5 upwards; comes complete with two side loading panels and uses Marshall's unique hydraulic silage door locking system fitted to the rear of the trailer, preventing any damage from the side.
Mesh Sides – Available on all models; these sides simply bolt on to the trailer. They provide an increased capacity for light loads such as leaves and grass.
Lighting Arrangement – Lights are standard on our S/4 model upwards and optional on our S/2 model. The standard light units fitted are commercial grade, and sealed to prevent water damage. In addition it is also possible to upgrade to LED lights and LED beacons are available as an option for all models.
Pressed Panel Construction – This production technique increases strength and rigidity without adding significant weight, ensuring that the side panels can safely and easily be handled or removed.
Fixed Headboard – Every trailer in our drop-side range has a fixed headboard as standard. This increases torsional rigidity to reduce flexing when the trailer is being used.
Fully-braced Hinge Points – Our whole drop-side range uses the same hinge points, which are reinforced to stand up to the constant opening and closing action drop-side trailers have to endure.
Fully Welded Construction – No compromises are made in the construction of our trailers, with every model utilizing a fully welded construction. This provides two major benefits; the overall durability of the trailer is increased and there is less opportunity for water to sit and cause rust.
Marshall Chassis Design – Our smaller models use a fully-welded channel chassis that provides unmatched strength while keeping weight down. Our S/85 and S/10 models use a square chassis configuration to improve stability and reduce flexing when loading. In addition our S/10 model also benefits from a further strengthened chassis, which employs an 8mm thick reinforcing plate over the front of the chassis members to provide incredible rigidity.
Spring Suspension Option – Available on our tandem S/85 and S/10 models as a no-cost option and on our single-axle S/4, S/5 and S/6 models as an optional extra. The benefit of spring suspension is for road-work because it handles uneven surfaces better at speed.
Rocker Tandem Suspension Option – Only available on our tandem S/85 and S/10 models as a no-cost option. This suspension set-up is excellent on steep ground or when transporting high-loads since it prevents lateral movement improving the stability of the trailer.
Axles & Braking – Our Whole drop-side range comes complete with hydraulically operated brakes as standard; the only exception is our S/2 model, which has the option to fit hydraulic brakes. The size of the brakes on our drop-side range are also more then acceptable; providing braking efficiency in excess of the current legal requirements.
Paint Finish – Since November 2011 we have shot-blasted, this is acknowledged in the paint industry as the best possible method for preparing steel for painting. The shot-blasting creates a profile for the paint to adhere to, improving adhesion and in turn the protection offered to the steel. Our five man team of trained sprayers then use the latest spraying equipment to finish our products with a dual layer paint finish. Every machine is finished with 80 microns of high-build primer and 50 microns of gloss polyurethane; this combination provides excellent protection and a high-quality finish.
Delivery – Marshall Trailers uses a computerized build system to plan production to ensure that machines are delivered on time. The final stage of delivery is undertake by our two artic lorries, a 7.5ton rigid lorry and a number of other haulage partners.
Spare Parts – Marshall Trailers has a full selection of spare parts for all our ranges, most of which can be dispatched immediately. In some cases we have spares for machines dating back forty years, which gives of mind when you buy a Marshall that you will be properly supported well into the future.
Features at a Glance
- Large capacity
- Tapered bodies ensure safe discharge of loads
- Fully welded construction eliminates rust traps
- Fixed headboard (ensures a rigid body)
- Fully braced hinge points (eliminates cracking of material)
- Hydraulic brakes and lights standard (S/4 upwards fulfils both HSE and highway regulations)
- Full height grain doors (enables large bulky loads to be discharged)
- All Marshall silage trailers use out unique hydraulic catches which fit to the rear of the trailer removing any chance of accidental damage from the side
- All tandem axle models available with springs or split oscillating suspension - with no price difference
- Genuine Marshall Spares – a full collection of spares are available for all models in the range
The Marshall S/85 drop side trailer is an extremely flexible design that can carry out a huge variety of jobs effectively.
The drop side design provides excellent versatility, allowing the trailer to be used as a flat-bed or a proper trailer. This drastically increases the jobs this trailer can be used for, whether it is moving pallets, small machines, sand or grass; it really can handle all jobs. The S/85 also has the option of mesh, grain or silage sides making it an even more versatile piece of kit and maximising the trailers functionality.
The body of the S/85 has a 4mm floor and 2.5mm sides in two panels, still allowing them to be easily removed if necessary. The hinge points for the sides are also reinforced to prevent cracking or twisting under heavy loads. To improve rigidity the trailer also has a fixed headboard, which reduces flexing during loading and transport. In addition to these design features the trailers body is tapered allowing loads to be safely discharged without the risk of them sticking in the trailer.
The trailer chassis utilises our tried and tested design developed over 60 years of trailer manufacturing, and provides exceptional strength. Its square design also helps reducing flexing, as it runs the whole length of the trailer. The S/85 is also fully-equipped with hydraulic tipping rams, hydraulic brakes and lights, which means it ready to be used from the moment it is delivered.
Significantly the S/85 has a tandem axle meaning either spring or rocker suspension can be fitted as a no-cost option. This means the S/85 can take on the most demanding jobs around the farm, whether it is simply moving silage or transporting grain on the road.
The Marshall S/85 is a multi-purpose trailer that performs extremely well in a number of different roles and easily meets the challenges of the modern agricultural industry.
Specification & Prices
S/1 S/2 S/4 S/5 S/6 S/85 S/10 Basic Price £2,230 £2,815 £3,800 £4,292 £5,150 £8,140 £10,176 Grain Price N/A N/A N/A £4,994 / (DF-2.5) £5,810 / (DF-2.5) £8,834 / (DF-2.5) £10,892 (DF-2.5) Silage Price N/A N/A N/A £5,748 / (DF-2.5) £6,716 / (DF-2.5) £9,928 / (DF-2.5) £12,135 (DF-2.5) Body Size - Imperial 6' x 4' x 13" 8' x 5' x 15" 10' x 6' x 18" 10' 6" x 6' 9" - 7' x 21" 12' x 6' 9" - 7' x 21" 14' x 7' 6" - 7' 9" x 24" 16' x 7' 6" - 7' 9" x 24" Standard Tyre Size 23 x 8.5 x 12 26.0 x 12 10.0 x 15 - 10 ply 11.5 x 15 - 12 ply 12.5 x 15 - 14 ply 12.5 x 15 - 14 ply 400 - 60R x 22.5 Axle 50mm 5 stud 50mm 5 stud 60mm 6 stud 70mm 6 stud 70mm 6 stud 70mm 6 stud Tandem 80mm 8 stud Tandem Brake N/A N/A 250 x 60 300 x 60 300 x 60 300 x 60 350 x 90 Carrying Capacity 1.25 tons 2 tons 4 tons 5 tons 6.5 tons 8.5 tons 10.5 tons Floor Thickness 2.5mm 2.5mm 3mm 3mm 4mm 4mm 4mm Side Thickness 2.5mm 2.5mm 2.5mm 2.5mm 2.5mm 2.5mm 2.5mm Lights £151 / (DF-1) £151 / (DF-1) Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Hyd Brakes £235 / (DF-1.5) £235 / (DF-1.5) Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Side Loading Panels N/A N/A N/A Standard Standard Standard Standard Volume Basic 26 cu.ft / 0.74 cu.mtrs 50 cu.ft / 1.41 cu.mtrs 90 cu.ft / 2.55 cu.mtrs 128 cu.ft / 3.62 cu.mtrs 147 cu.ft / 4.16 cu.mtrs 216 cu.ft / 6.1 cu.mtrs 248 cu.ft / 7.0 cu.mtrs Volume Grain N/A N/A N/A 238 cu.ft 273 cu.ft 434 cu.ft 496 cu.ft Volume Silage N/A N/A N/A 457 cu.ft 525 cu.ft 704 cu.ft 930 cu.ft Basic Trailer Weight 365 kgs 505 kgs 905 kgs 1007 kgs 1360 kgs 2310 kgs 2746 kgs Loading Height Basic 40" / 1.02m 45"/1.14m 52"/1.32m 58"/1.47m 60"/1.52m 65"/1.65m 71"/1.80m Tipping Mechanism Single Hydraulic Ram Single Hydraulic Ram Single Hydraulic Ram Single Hydraulic Ram Single Hydraulic Ram Twin Hydraulic Rams Twin Chrome Hydraulic Rams OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT 26.0 x 12 £345 / (DF-0.5) Standard N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 11.5 x 15 N/A N/A £68 / (DF-0.5) Standard N/A N/A N/A 12.5 x 15 N/A N/A £160 / (DF-0.5) £92 / (DF-0.5) Standard Standard N/A 355 x 60 x 18 Radial N/A N/A N/A £762 / (DF-0.5) £670 / (DF-0.5) £1340 / (DF-1) N/A 15-55 x 17 N/A N/A £450 / (DF-0.5) £450 / (DF-0.5) £340 / (DF-0.5) £680 / (DF-1) N/A NEW 400-60 x 22.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £788 (DF-1) 8 inch Hatch N/A N/A N/A £118 £118 £118 £118 12 inch Hatch N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £142 £142 12 inch Hatch with Sock N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £306 £306 Spring Drawbar (Adjustable) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £782 £782 Swivel Hitch N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £155 Bale Extension N/A N/A £325 / (DF-1) £325 / (DF-1) £325 / (DF-1) £375 / (DF-1) £375 / (DF-1) Harvest Ladders - Galvanized (pair) N/A N/A £220 / (DF-0.25) £220 / (DF-0.25) £220 / (DF-0.25) £220 / (DF-0.25) £220 / (DF-0.25) Springs for Single Axle N/A N/A £360 £360 £390 N/A N/A Trailer Cover (640g PVC) £170 / (DF-0.25) £170 / (DF-0.25) £170 / (DF-0.25) £170 / (DF-0.25) £170 / (DF-0.25) £180 / (DF-0.25) £220 / (DF-0.25) LED Beacon £135 / (DF-0.25) £135 / (DF-0.25) £135 / (DF-0.25) £135 / (DF-0.25) £135 / (DF-0.25) £135 / (DF-0.25) £135 / (DF-0.25) LED Tail Lights £301 / (DF-1) £301 / (DF-1) £150 / (DF-0.5) £150 / (DF-0.5) £150 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) 10 Stud Commercial Axle N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £1,214 10 Stud Commercial Axle c/w ABS Brakes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £4,620 Air / Oil Brakes (non ABS) c/w Load Sensing N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £1,350 (DF-4) £1,350 (DF-4) Oil Load Sensing N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A £750 / (DF-2) £750 / (DF-2) 18" Mesh Sides £425 / (DF-1.5) £425 / (DF-1.5) £425 / (DF-1.5) £475 / (DF-1.5) £475 / (DF-1.5) £525 / (DF-1.5) £525 / (DF-1.5) Rear Tow Hitch c/w Lights & Brakes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 425 / (DF-2) £325 / (DF-2) Jack Screw in lieu of Skid Standard Standard £95 (DF-0.5) £95 (DF-0.5) £95 (DF-0.5) N/A N/A Rear Ramps (Aluminium) £650 / (DF-0.25) £650 / (DF-0.25) £1200 / (DF-0.25) £1200 / (DF-0.25) £1200 / (DF-0.25) £1200 / (DF-0.25) £1200 / (DF-0.25)
- Owners Info
What are the current regulations on agricultural trailer brakes?Read more
What are the current regulations on agricultural trailer brakes?
The law currently states that trailers travelling below 25mph have to have a braking efficiency of at least 25% (UK Road Vehicle Construction & Use Regulations). Above this speed it is unclear exactly what requirements an agricultural trailer has to meet, whether it is commercial braking requirements or still simply a 25% braking efficiency.
There is currently EU legislation under discussion which would implement a 50% braking efficiency for agricultural trailers, but this has been already been debated for a number of years without it becoming law. It seems unlikely that it will be implemented within the next few years, if ever, since this would impose higher braking standards than required on commercial vehicles.
Marshall products are fitted with hydraulic brakes as standard and on average provide a braking efficiency of 35%, which exceeds the current legal requirements. This impressive baseline performance is achieved by fitting high quality axles supplied by the world’s leading axle manufacturer, combined with enlarged 25mm brake cylinders and durable 2 wire hoses.
Take time to examine the specifications of our models and take note of the brake sizes and axles sizes. In particular notice we fit commercial 420 x 180 10 stud axles as standard on our QM/14, QM/16, QM/1600 and QM1800 models; not 10 stud industrial axles, which provide significantly reduced performance. The way to tell the difference between these axles is a commercial axle uses an S-cam brake rode while an industrial axle uses a flat-cam brake rod.
If a customer requires enhanced braking performance we also offer air brakes with loading sensing, full ABS systems and a number of axle upgrades. This guarantees a Marshall trailer can meet current legal requirements now and any EU legislation that could potentially be introduced in the future.
What is the best running gear; rockers or springs?Read more
What is the best running gear; rockers or springs?
This is a question we are constantly asked by customers since the type of running gear will have a huge effect on how the machine performs. There is no definitive answer on which suspension system is better since they both have their own benefits and drawbacks.
Split oscillating suspension or rockers as it is better known is ideal for machines that will carry high, potentially unstable loads as it eliminates lateral movement of the trailer ensuring the load can be safely transported. Crucially this is benefit is not achieved at the expense of ride quality since the tandems are still able move vertically and therefore allow the trailer to travel smoothly over rough ground. The stability of rockers makes them ideal on bale trailers, which are constantly transporting high loads, or on trailers working on steep ground.
Marshalls rocking beams are all extremely heavy-duty, and are produced on site by our skilled engineers. In addition to the robust design, all our tandems utilise devlon bushes, which significantly reduces wear and prolongs the life of the rockers.
The alternative to rockers is spring suspension, which is predominantly used on trailers carrying out a lot of road work. Springs provide an extremely smooth ride and perform better than rockers can on the road, particularly at higher speeds. This type of suspension also allows air brakes with load sensing to be fitted; automatic load sensing does not work on rocker tandem suspension. However the main disadvantage of springs is that they do allow lateral movement of the trailer, making them less stable on steep slopes or with higher loads.
Whatever suspension set-up you prefer Marshalls offers either as a no-cost option, ensuring your next Marshall will be exactly what you want.
Extremely useful when transporting grain; drastically increases carrying capacity.
Silage Sides c/w Swinging Door
Essential for carrying silage. Comes with swinging door and hydraulic latches.
18" Mesh Sides
An ideal attachment for a trailer in the leisure industry or used for odd-jobs on the farm.
Top Silage Mesh Panel
Dealer Fit - 0.5hrs
Increases silage capacity by extending the height of the trailer front. Only available with swinging style silage sides.
No-cost Option. Provides excellent performance on the road.
Split Oscillating Suspension
No-cost Option. Reduces lateral movement making high-loads more stable.
355 x 60 x 18 Wheels
These tyres also known as "minature super singles" and are excellent for extensive road use. Please note all prices are in place of standard tyres.
15-55 x 17 Wheels
Dealer Fit - 1hrs
These tyres significantly reduce ground compaction, and are ideal in wet conditions or for use in the groundcare industry. Please note all prices are in place of standard tyres.
Air/Oil Brakes c/w Load Sensing (Non ABS)
Ideal if the machine is frequently used on the road, provides improved braking for higher speeds. Automatic load sensing available on springs & manual load sensing available on rockers.
Oil Brakes Load Sensing System
This optional extra prevents the trailer wheels from locking up by reducing the flow of oil to the brake rams. Automatic load sensing available on springs & manual load sensing available on rockers.
Reduces tractor bounce when operating machine on the road. This is also height adjustable to match the tractor hitch.
Top & Bottom Hinged Door
Allows the door to open from the top or bottom of the trailer when discharging its load.
8" Grain Hatch
Allows easy discharge of grain, with a simple and reliable design.
12" Grain Hatch
Allows easy discharge of grain, with a simple and reliable design.
12" Grain Hatch with Sock
Allows easy discharge of grain, with a simple and reliable design. The additional grain sock ensures the discharge is complete without excessive dust or mess.
Dealer Fit - 1hrs
Increases length of trailer bed for use with bales.
Harvest Ladders (Pair)
Dealer Fit - 0.25hrs
Ensures bales are held in position during transport.
Rear Tow Hitch c/w Lights & Brakes
Allows multiple machines to be moved around the farm at once.
Allows the machine to be secured against theft. Padlock is not included.
Reduces mud splatter to the rest of the machine.
A simple 640g PVC cover to protect grain or other valuable loads.
This cover that can be used on silage doors to prevent maize and other crops passing through the mesh door.
Dealer Fit - 0.25hrs
Manually attached ramps, ideal of unloading or loading machines.
Number Plate Bracket & Light
Allows your number plate to be easily changed.
Ideal if the machine is frequently used on the road.
Improved visibility of the machine and reduces maintenance of lights.
Bespoke Colour Finish - Single Colour
Your Marshall product can receive a bespoke paint finish. Please note paint is not guaranteed to be an exact colour match, although every effort will be made to match the colour as closely as possible.
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