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Maneuverable semi-trailer refuse collection

The STARR (Semi-Trailer Automated Rapid Rail) System is the only automated semi-trailer refuse and recycling collection system. It consists of an automated Rapid Rail arm mounted on a truck tractor, and detachable, semi-trailer packer bodies. This arrangement gives the STARR a remarkable 42-foot curb-to-curb turning radius – 40 percent better than that of a standard straight-frame truck.

The STARR’s design lets operators keep hauling long after other refuse collection vehicles would have to head to the disposal site. When a STARR body is full, the operator can simply detach it, hook up an empty one, and continue on the route. The STARR’s trailerized body and automated arm are virtually identical to those on the Rapid Rail. The arm has an eight-foot reach, 1,600-pound lift capacity, eight-second cycle time and unique lift geometry.

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2030 Hamilton Place Boulevard, Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN
US, 37421


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