Who are AL-KO and what is their story?
In 1931 the AL-KO Group was founded by Alois Kober as a small metal working shop in Bavaria, Germany. The company has grown to become one of the leading trailer parts manufacturers and a truly global player in the trailer industry. For over 90 years AL-KO has built a reputation worldwide for its German brand quality delivering premium trailer parts such as trailer couplings, trailer brake shoes, trailer brake cables and jockey wheels. It is with good reason that they have earned this reputation as a spirit of innovation and technical functionality paired with design and reliability deliver a safe and high operating performance for AL-KO trailer components.
Why should I buy AL-KO Parts from Trailertek?
TrailerTek is the UK’s number one online trailer parts store offering a comprehensive range of parts for a trailer. At TrailerTek one of our top selling trailer spares brands is AL-KO as all AL-KO parts are distinguished by exceptional durability, easy maintenance, and perfect handling. A trailer can be upgraded with AL-KO parts as they are some of the best trailer parts you can purchase, and they have a wide range of applications. This includes AL-KO trailer hitch couplings, AL-KO premium jockey wheels and trailer security devices such as a AL-KO hitch lock and AL-KO wheel lock.guide
What AL-KO hitch couplings can I purchase from TrailerTek?
We offer both braked AL-KO hitch couplings and unbraked AL-KO hitch couplings. First, you need to know what type of trailer hitch coupling you are looking for. For towing in the UK you need a braked coupling for trailers with a gross weight of over 750kg but before purchasing a trailer coupling from TrailerTek please do head over to our in depth guide on how to choose your coupling if you need further assistance. If you already know which type of trailer hitch you need please do browse our range of braked trailer couplings and unbraked trailer couplings.
AL-KO Parts FAQ’s
Does Trailertek sell AL-KO brake shoe kits?
Yes, we sell AL-KO brake shoe kits. You can browser the range here and don’t forget you can also purchase AL-KO detachable brake cables and AL-KO Style detachable brake cables from Trailertek. IF you need further help, please do get in touch with one of our team who will be happy to assist you.
How can I measure my AL-KO brake shoe?
To find the sizes of your AL-KO brake shoe, measure the width of the brake shoe rubbing surface and the diameter of your brake drum. Alternatively, if you don’t want to measure it you can find the AL-KO part number inside your trailer brake shoe. From this number we know what trailer part you will need.
What Trailer Security or Anti-Theft devices does AL-KO make?
Trailer security and anti-theft trailer parts are very important to consider and, the more expensive the trailer the more need to protect it. At TrailerTek, we offer a range of AL-KO hitch locks, AL-KO trailer safety balls and locking devices such as a long shackle pad lock which can help put your mind at ease.