The 515 allows you to open and close the tarp from the tip of your fingers, thanks to its dependable and durable electrical mechanism. Independent of tighteners, it is designed for an installation at the upper box level with various connection configurations. The wireless remote control option allows an unmatched freedom of operation. It is a very reliable, durable and efficient product that meets the individual needs of transporters.

Electric Tarp System 515


Like all ElCargo’s mechanical tarp systems, the 515 can be fitted to almost any flatbed. It offers the same benefits as all of ElCargo’s systems: water tightness, the toughness of their anchoring hooks, easy and quick to operate, and most of all, sizable fuel economy by as much as 14.93%. Versatile, they can handle any type of bulk transportation like sand, grain, hazmat, wooden product etc. ElCargo systems protect your cargo from bad weather, while also protecting the environment.


  • Electric Tarp System
  • Durable electric motor
  • Operated with a switch directly in the cab
  • Optional wireless remote control
  • The External Front Tensioner applies a constant tension on the tarp roll in operation
  • Internal tensioner at the back end of the mechanism
  • Aluminum winding, center and anchoring tube
  • Aluminum bulkhead available in heights from 10′ to 16′
  • Central and rear robust steel cross bows
  • Rear arch with closing tarp
  • Approximate weight of system 190 kg (420 lbs)
  • Unmatched customer service
  • Superior quality componants
  • Fits most open roof straight body trucks
  • Easy anchoring, no need for straps
  • Weatherproof cargo protection
  • Fuel saving by as much as 14.93%
  • 3-year warranty against all manufacturing defects and 2 years on the electrical componants
  • 21-ounce vinyl tarp and built-in reinforcement at contact point increase durability
  • Complete color line

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