BC Chassis Design – Every model benefits from heavy-duty channels to form a square chassis design that improves rigidity and reduces flexing during loading.
BC Bed Design – The entire range has an option of a treated pine floors or non-slip chequered plate steel floors. The side runners and floor bearers are constructed from box-section to improve strength and remove any places where water could sit.
21" Fixed Headboard – Standard on all models, except our BC/18, this also dramatically increases the rigidity of the trailer.
Harvest Ladders – Standard front and rear ladders on all models, with a galvanized finish to provide effective protection. The rear ladders on all models are adjustable from a straight to an angled position to accommodate different types of bales.
Rope Hooks & Ratchet Strap Points – Every model has heavy duty 5/8" rope hooks along each side and at both the front and the back. The side rails of the entire range are also folded from 6mm steel plate with dedicated ratchet strap points to meet the required legislation.
BC Lighting Arrangement – Every model ha sealed commercial quality light units that are recessed into the back rail of the trailer to improve protection. LED front marker lights are also a standard feature on all models.
Rear Crash Barrier – Standard on all models the crash barrier is formed from box section and can be folded away or removed if preferable.
BC Suspension – The normal suspension offered on our bale trailer range is our split-oscillating suspension, which reduces lateral movement and improves stability of high loads. Spring suspension, if preferred, is also available for high-speed road work as a no-cost option.
BC Axles & Braking – The standard axles on all our models are more than adequate for most jobs. However commercial 10 stud axles can be specified to provide high-speed performance and enhanced braking.
BC Tyres – It is possible to upgrade the tyres on our entire BC range to better handle different jobs. Tyres available include miniature super-singles, low and wide 445-45x19.5 tyres to reduce the bed height and a variety of floatation tyres. All tyre options can be "dealer fitted" except the low profile 445-45 x 19.5 or 355/50 x 22.5 tyres.
Features at a Glance
- Durabar non slip floor
- 6mm folded side rails complete with 5/8" rope hooks and dedicated ratchet strap points
- Rolled chanel, square design chassis (eliminates the potential of material fatigue due to flexing)
- Rigid 21” fixed headboard (allows harvest ladders to be held rigidly and increases overall rigidity)
- Standard galvanized harvest ladders, with an adjustable rear ladder.
- Standard spring drawbar provides a smooth ride for the operator.
- The standard suspension is a tridem spring set.
- "Dealer Fit Ready" - the trailer is designed to allow 80% of the optional extras to be retrofitted.
- Genuine Marshall Spares – a full collection of spares are available for all models in the range
The Marshall BC/32-Tridem is the largest model in our bale trailer range, and provides a massive carrying capacity and excellent Marshall build quality.
It has box section bearers and folded side rails which provide exceptional strength and prevents water from prematurely rusting the trailer. The strength of the trailer is further enhanced by heavy-duty channels forming a square chassis that extends the length of the trailer and also reduces flexing when loading the trailer. Another standard feature that also helps deal with flexing when loading is the 21” headboard, which improves the overall rigidity of the trailer. The BC/32-Tridem uses 10 stud tridem axles as standard with spring suspension.
The standard floor on a BC/32-Tridem is a 4mm durabar floor that significantly reduces the potential for loads to move during transport.
The BC/32-Tridem also comes with harvest ladders as standard, ensuring it is capable of carrying all types of load safely from the moment it is purchased. The harvest ladders are galvanised as standard to ensure they do not rust if left outside when not in use. The rear ladder is also adjustable and can be positioned straight or angled depending on the type of bales. On top of this all Marshall bale trailers have hydraulic brakes and lights as standard to comply with all the necessary health and safety legislation. Finally the BC/32-Tridem also includes a spring drawbar as standard, which provides a smooth ride for the tractor operator and prevents the tractor bouncing.
The BC/32-Tridem has a large carrying capacity, combined with a stable and smooth ride on the road.
Specification & Prices
BC/21 BC/25-10ton BC/25-12ton BC/28 BC/32 - TAN BC/32 - TRI Price £6,355 £6,800 £8,600 £9,900 £11,050 £16,100 Body Size 21' x 8' / 6.40m x 2.43m 25' x 8' / 7.62m x 2.43m 25' x 8' 4" / 7.62m x 2.54m 28' x 8' 4" / 8.53m x 2.54m 32' x 8' 4" / 9.75m x 2.54m 32' x 8' 4" / 9.75m x 2.54m Standard Tyre Size 11.5 x 15 - 12 ply 12.5 x 15 - 14 ply 400 - 60R x 22.5 400 - 60R x 22.5 400 - 60R x 22.5 400 - 60R x 22.5 Axle 70mm 6 stud Tandem 70mm 6 stud Tandem 80mm 8 stud Tandem 80mm 8 stud Tandem 80mm 8 stud Tandem 90mm 10 stud Tridem Brakes 300 x 60 300 x 60 350 x 90 350 x 90 350 x 90 406 x 120 Carrying Capacity 8 tons 10 tons 12 tons 14 tons 14 tons 16 tons Floor Thickness (Steel) Durabar 4mm 4mm 4mm 4mm 4mm 4mm Lights & Hyd Brakes Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Headboard Standard - 21" Standard - 21" Standard - 21" Standard - 21" Standard - 21" Standard - 21" Harvest Ladders - Galvanised Front & Adjustable Rear Standard Front & Adjustable Rear Standard Front & Adjustable Rear Standard Front & Adjustable Rear Standard Front & Adjustable Rear Standard Front & Adjustable Rear Standard Unladen Weight 2030 kgs 2240 kgs 3160 kgs 3440 kgs 4075 kgs 4475 kgs Loading Height 38" 39" 47" 47" 47" 47" Chassis Members 200mm PFC 200mm PFC UPN 260mm UPN 260mm UPN 300mm UPN 300mm OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT 12.5 x 15 £184 / (DF-1) Standard N/A N/A N/A N/A 15-55 x 17 £680 / (DF-1) £680 / (DF-1) N/A N/A N/A N/A 355 x 60 x 18 Radial £1440 / (DF-1) £1340 / (DF-1) N/A N/A N/A N/A 400-60R x 22.5 £2,245 N/A Standard Standard Standard Standard 355-50 x 22.5 (Lowers bed height by 150mm) N/A N/A £640 £640 £640 £960 445 x 45 x 19.5 (Lowers bed height by 150mm) N/A N/A £1,160 £1,160 £1,160 £1,740 550-45 x 22.5 N/A N/A £1,640 / (DF-1) £1,640 / (DF-1) £1,640 / (DF-1) £2,460 / (DF-1.5) 560-45 x 22.5 N/A N/A £2,280 / (DF-1) £2,280 / (DF-1) £2,280 / (DF-1) £3,420 / (DF-1.5) 560-60 x 22.5 c/w 10 stud 420 x 180 Axles N/A N/A N/A N/A £4,394 N/A Front Mudflaps £85 £85 £85 £85 £85 £85 Spring Drawbar £782 £782 £782 Standard Standard Standard 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) Rear Tool Box £105 / (DF-1) £105 / (DF-1) £105 / (DF-1) £105 / (DF-1) £105 / (DF-1) £105 / (DF-1) LED Tail Light £180 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) £180 / (DF-0.5) 10 Stud Commercial Axle 406 x120 N/A N/A £1,214 £1,214 £1,214 Standard 10 Stud Commercial Axle c/w ABS Brakes N/A N/A £4,620 £4,620 £4,620 £3,258 Air/Oil Brakes c/w Load Sensing £1,350 (DF-4) £1,350 (DF-4) £1,350 (DF-4) £1,350 (DF-4) £1,350 (DF-4) £1,550 (DF-5) Oil Load Sensing £750 (DF-2) £750 (DF-2) £750 (DF-2) £750 (DF-2) £750 (DF-2) £750 (DF-2) Rear Box Pusher £425 / (DF-2.5) £425 / (DF-2.5) £425 / (DF-2.5) £425 / (DF-2.5) £425 / (DF-2.5) £425 / (DF-2.5) Hydraulic Side Walkway (per side) N/A £975 £975 N/A £975 £975 18" Side Posts £275 £325 £325 £375 £375 £375 Rear Ramps (Aluminium) £1200 / (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.
No-cost Option. Provides excellent performance on the road.
Extra Foot of Flooring
Increase the length of the bale trailer by a foot to allow an extra bale to be easily carried. Maximum of a foot increase on each model.
355-50 x R22.5 Wheels
These tyres provide excellent road performance and reduce the bed height of the trailer by 150mm. Please note all prices are in place of standard tyres.
550-45 x 22.5 Flotation Wheels
Dealer Fit - 1hrs
These tyres are excellent in wet conditions and significantly reduce the ground compaction of the machine; ideal if the machine is predominantly used off-road. Please note all prices are in place of standard tyres.
560-45 x 22.5 Radial Flotation Wheels
Dealer Fit - 1hrs
These tyres excell at both on road performance and off-road performance and keep the height of the trailer down. Please note all prices are in place of standard tyres.
445-45 x 19.5 Wheels
These tyres are similar to HGV tyres, and give fantastic performance on the road. In addition they lower the bed height of our bale trailers by 150mm, improving stability when moving bales or when a livestock container is fitted. Please note all prices are in place of standard tyres.
10 Stud Commercial Axles c/w ABS & Air Brakes
Dealer Fit - 6hrs
Ideal if the machine is frequently used on the road, and provides HGV levels of braking. Please note price is for a pair of axles in lieu of 10 stud axles.
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.
Allows the machine to be secured against theft. Padlock is not included.
Reduces mud splatter to the rest of the machine.
Rear Tool Box
An ideal place to keep straps and ropes during journeys.
Rear Box Pusher
Useful for ensuring a load of boxes are secured for traveling.
Hydraulic Side Walk Way (per side)
Allows safe access to boxes, during loading.
Rear Ramp Bar
Allows ramps to be hooked onto the end of the trailer.
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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