2880 Slack Reducing Coupling

This monster-of-a-coupling has a sleek design but was specifically engineered to tame tropical applications with G.T.W. capacities of up to 85 tons. The 2880 slack reducing coupling is made with our work-hardening Premalloy for unsurpassed wear resistance. Easy to operate and you can get it with our Extended Life (EL) latch option. This coupling must be used with our 511 Bolt Kit for Max Gross Trailer Weight of up to 170,000 lbs.


Description

MODELS

Model #Part #Description
2880100047422880 Coupling & 271 Thimble
2880A100047442880 Coupling, 511 Bolt Kit, 282 Air Chamber, 767 Air Chamber Adapter Bracket, 271 Thimble
2880EL100047452880 Coupling with Extended Life (EL) latch direct-inject latch lubrication ports
2880ELA100047472880EL Coupling, 511 Bolt Kit, 282 Air Chamber, 767 Air Chamber Adapter Bracket, 271 Thimble

KIT COMPONENTS & ACCESSORY PARTS

Model #Part #Description
27110000107 Thimble
28210000122 Air Chamber, Type 30
51110000158 Bolt Kit
76710000180 Air Chamber Adapter Bracket
2000PK10000737Parts Kit
2000PK-EL10000739Parts Kit, Extended Life (EL)
1403810000081Wear Gage
1402610000071Wear Gage, Latch Gage Bar

SPECIFICATIONS

*Maximum Gross Trailer Weight*170,000 lbs. *(77,111 kg)
Maximum Tongue Weight:30,000 lbs. (13,608 kg)
Ultimate Latch Capacity:60,000 lbs. (27,216 kg)
Maximum Eye X-Section:1 13/16 in. (46 mm)
Minimum Eye Opening:3 in. (76 mm)
Unit Weight:42.1 lbs. (19.1 kg)
* MUST USE THE 511 Bolt Kit TO REACH 170,000 lb MAX GTW CAPACITY.
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    467 & 767 Air Chamber Brackets

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    BOLT KITS

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Additional information

MATERIAL

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MGTW

SLACK REDUCED