As one of the largest manufacturers of purpose-built morgue trailers and portable mortuary surge solutions in North America, Paladin is well positioned to provide your agency or institution with high-quality disaster mortuary surge solutions to meet a wide variety of needs and budgets.

17'- 40' Mobile morgue expansion trailer

Paladin’s morgue trailers are available in a variety of sizes from 17-foot up to 31-foot (interior length) and are all manufactured to maintain 35-degree (F) interior temperatures in 110-degree (F) outside ambient temperatures. Paladin incorporates a variety of different construction techniques and optional accessories to match any client’s requirements and budget. From an escalating multi-casualty incident to a pandemic-caused mortuary surge scenario, Paladin has expertly engineered solutions to meet your specific needs.


Standard Specifications

  • 17 to 31 Foot Interior Length (16-48 Cadavers)
  • 4" Nominal Closed-cell Polyurethane Insulation
  • Maintain3 35ºF (1ºC) in 110ºF (43ºC) Ambient Temps
  • Bumper-pull (Towed with Most SUV's or Pick-up Trucks)
  • Low Floor, Easy-Access Ramp Systems
  • Motion-Sensing Interior Lighting
  • Seamless, Heavy-Duty Commercial Flooring
  • Aluminum or Composite Interior Walls
  • Aluminum Rolling Racks
  • 30+ Year Lifespan


  • Generator Backup Power
  • Audible/Visual Alarms
  • Transfer Switches
  • Exterior Scene Lighting
  • Folding Wall Rack Systems
  • Collapsing Rolling Rack Systems
  • Solar Battery Chargers
  • Maintenance and Storage Solutions

53' Mobile morgue Expansion trailer

Paladin has partnered with manufacturers of refrigerated tractor trailers to provide 53-Foot Mobile Morgue Expansion Trailers (MMETs) to accommodate the challenging demands of immediate mass storage of decedents. Utilizing seamless flooring, lifts and custom racking and loading systems the Paladin 53’-Foot trailer has the capacity to store up to 90 remains.

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Standard Specifications


Paladin understands the unique demands of Hospitals, Funeral Homes and Morgues. When looking for a morgue trailer, disaster response unit, or a temporary refrigerated morgue truck, Paladin is the most trusted source to meet your needs.

Paladin's 53-Foot Mobile Morgue Expansion Trailer (MMET) can handle up to 90 decedents at max capacity. We can help you explore the right solution for your needs.


PMEC: POrtable Mortuary Expansion Cube

The Portable Mortuary Expansion Cube (PMEC) has been designed with the end-user in mind to provide an efficient response when required at short notice. The footprint of the PMEC is ideal for smaller hospitals that may not have the room for larger assets. It can be stored in smaller spaces and are ideal for immediate and unforeseen disasters. Our morgue systems are deployed for a variety of situations, such as mass fatality incidents where on scene body storage is required to providing extra mortuary space within hospitals.


  • 20- and 40-foot standard ISO containers
  • 16-40 Decedents
  • Electric or Diesel Operation
  • Maintains 35 °F (1°C) in 110 °F (43°C) Ambient Temps.
  • Low Floor, Easy-Access Ramp Systems
  • Interior Lighting
  • Aluminum or Composite Interior Walls
  • Aluminum Rolling Racks and Trays

Retrofit kits

Many organizations already have refrigerated trailers but may need the accessories to make it into a Mass Fatality Management asset that can be utilized during times of emergency. Paladin has put together a package that can take any refrigerated truck and turn it into a Mobile Morgue Expansion Trailer making it versatile during times of need.

Cadaver Lifts

The CL 1000 Cadaver Lifts are designed to assist the loading and unloading of body trays from mortuary refrigerators and Mobile Morgue Expansion Trailers (MMETs). Designed with a narrow body to allow  ease of movement through congested work areas and narrow aisles.


Coroner Vans

The Paladin Ford, Ram, Chevrolet and GMC vans are configured to transport 4 decedents (2 bariatric and 2 standard), and come complete with a dual-deck power lift and heavy-duty loading ramp, mortuary stretchers, super-slide backboards, area safety lighting, warning lighting, and graphics.Paladin’s vans are specialty engineered to address the unique needs of the mortuary transport and funeral industries and doubles the available space of your vehicle while providing a powered upper deck, allowing safe transport by a single person.

  • Capacity for four cremation containers, four cots, two air trays, or two caskets to be transported safely by one person
  • Lift raises and lowers within seconds, allowing for easy loading and transport
  • Interchangeable and adjustable bier pins and recessed cot cups allow for the safe securing of stretchers or different casket sizes on both decks for nearly any job
  • Robust features like an aluminum deck surface, rugged fold down ramp, and engineered deck frame
  • Ford Transit 150 (130WB) or RAM 1500 (136 WB)
  • 4-Position Rack System with Stretcher Mounts
  • 4 Mortuary Stretchers
  • 4 Cadaver Trays
  • Bulkhead Wall/Partition
  • Rear Compartment Roof Air Vent
  • Rear Amber Warning Lights
  • Visor Warning Lights
  • Graphics/Lettering (6” “CORONER” on all four sides) and 4” side stripe)

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