Straight Truck Rolling Tarp Systems

Why Chameleon?

Engineered Design

  • Knowledgeable and innovative designs and upgrades engineered to your needs
  • Customize your Chameleon; Van doors, digital photo graphics, double lift bows, and etc.
  • Continually developing and updating our rolling tarp systems
  • Offering upgrades and retrofit guides applicable to our existing systems

Industry Leading Service

  • Largest dealer and service center network in the industry; 45 locations in North America
  • Experienced service centers facilitated with the support, tools and know-how
  • Industry-leading sales and technical support
  • Giving away safety features and upgrades free-of- charge; Standard air-deflector, LED lights, chain rack, reflective tape on tarp/door and more…

Quickest and Safest Rolling Tarps System on the Market

  • Save your time loading & unloading your cargo
  • The Safest system fully operable without putting a foot on the truck or trailer
  • Reduce downtime due to modular design allows quick and easy repairs

Standard Features

Front Tensioning System – No Tools Required;

Quickly open the tarp system without opening the rear door; Do deliveries quicker.

Rear Locks with Tarp Tensioning Adjustment;

Simplest and quickest locking system; Adjust tarp tension when you need or want to.

Headboard Finishes with Aerodynamic Design;

Choose a Gloss Tread Finish at no extra charge.

Standard Integrated Chain Rack;

Keeps your chains organized on the front of the deck.

White Air Deflector or Aluminum Top Plate;

Air Deflector improves fuel economy and tarp longevity; Standard Lighting: 2x LED clearance lights on air deflector or top plate.

Advanced Fabric Technology Design;

Many standard colors available; Standard translucent white roof lets the light shine in; Welded seams not sewn.

Dual-Mudguard Sealing Rail System;

Stops road-spray from entering the load volume. Flexible rubber seals around straps to keep water out.

Wheels & Rail System;

Low-friction wheels with sealed SST bearing; No greasing needed; Small guide wheel for easy 1-person operation.

Rear Door Operation;

Rope-Operation: For quick in-town deliveries; No tool required. Crank-Operation: Rolls onto roof using a crank tool, 100% load height clearance.

Rear Door Sealing System;

Mechanical door clamp system seals/secures the sides of the door better than velcro/buckle systems; 2-stage sealing system along base of the door for a tight seal against snow and road spray.

Easy-to-Repair Modular Structure;

Chameleon is continually making its systems easier to repair; Most of the parts can be couriered to get you back on the road quicker.

Forklift Railguard;

Protect the rails against forklift collision when loading and unloading. Center where you want the forklift to load.

Available Options

Headboard Finishes;

Choose a mirror-like Stainless Steel skin on a lightweight aluminum structure, or a Smooth Mill Finish headboard.

Customized Air Deflector;

Custom color-matched paint. Custom decals.

DOT-Rated Headboard;

58,000 lb rating; Tested according to 49 CFR 393.114 (c) 2. Headboard access door not available on DOT headboards.

Custom Headboard Lighting;

Custom Setups available. Let us know what lighting setup you would like to see.

LED Work Lights;

2 LED floodlights to illuminate your loading space. Custom lighting solutions.

Emergency & Stobe Light Kits;

Customized to your needs.

Adjustable Headboard Vents;

Provides extra ventilation. Gas Transport. Food product transport.

Headboard Shelving;

Customized to your needs. Shelves, trays and more.

Chain Binder Racks;

Headboard-mounted; 5x slots per rack; 10x slots total.

Tarp-Integrated Rail Cover;

Ideal for hauling hay, sod or anyone who is concerned about getting debris in their rails.

Headboard Bracket Protector;

Protects headboard brackets when loading tight against the headboard.


Aluminum enclosure with stainless steel face. 3/4 Inch amber LEDs.

Graphics – Digital;

Less expensive than a billboard and seen by millions. Photo quality printing technology. Affordable in-house graphic design services available.

Double Lift Bows;

Decrease roof folds from 8″ to 3″. Highly recommended if you haul high loads.

Headboard Wraps;

Customize the front of your Chameleon to match your corporate branding or truck. Add color, logos and/or graphics.

Rope Door Lifting Device;

Gas-cylinder powered frame lifts rope operated roll-up door up to clear your high loads.

Hybrid Door Operation;

Provides speed/convenience of rope-operated door and height clearance of crank-operated door.

Rear Door Extension Kit;

Cover a load that extends past the rear of the deck. 10-12in extension. Neatly folds away into rear bow frame when not in use.

Rail Extensions;

Allows access to the entire length of the trailer for extra long loads. Portable – Disassembles to travel with trailer.

Roll-off Stand;

Oversize loads? Roll the tarp system off the trailer and store it with the roll-off stand.

Oversized Heights & Widths;

Inside Height Clearance: Up to 144″ – Inside Width Clearance: Up to 104″

Chameleon has done even larger heights & widths for special projects.


“The customer service at Chameleon is bar none, better than anyone in the business…”

Troy Tucker, Owner, Al Tucker Trailers

“Most user-friendly system out there and great internal sales support…”

Tom Parr, Great Western Leasing

“Most user-friendly system out there and great internal sales support…”

Tom Parr, Great Western Leasing

“Easy to sell, great customer service…”

Mark Cauley, Trailer specialists

“Quotes in record time never have to wait thank you Tania!”

Justin Petit, Purchasing, Western Trailer