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Different Types of Flatbed Trailer | 20/40/45/53 ft Flatbed Semi Trailer for Sale

TITAN Flatbed Trailer | 2021-06-25

Different types of flatbed semi trailer

Common flatbed trailer for sale:

TITAN flatbed trailer is a kind of trailer whose design is suitably made to carry bulk cargo and containers between shipping facilities and terminals. By simple definition, this is a long flat platform of either 20ft, 40ft, 48ft or 53ft length. Flatbed trailer for sale is usually used to transport 20ft or 40ft containers, they are mainly used for container transportation supporting ships, ports, shipping lanes, highways, transit stations, bridges, tunnels, and multimodal transport.

Flatbed trailer is carefully designed to desired heights and weight capacity to safely load and transport cargoes from one location to another. Use 40 ft flatbed trailer to transfer cargo at the shipper’s warehouse. Unloaded to the consignee’s warehouse, when changing trailer or boat on the way, there is no need to take the goods out of the box and change them.

The size of the flatbed semi trailer loading area is determined according to the standard container size. A twist lock device for fixing the container is provided at positions corresponding to the four corners of the bottom of the container. Flatbed trailers are special trailers for transporting containers. 

 

Side wall trailer:

The triaxle trailer with boards also called side wall trailer. This side wall cargo trailer use to load a wide range of products and materials, like sand, bags, poultry etc. Also the some bulk cargo, very widely used in the transportation industry. Suitable for the mid/long distance transportation of the mid/heavy duty and bulk cargo. The tri axle trailer with side boards can be added with a container turn lock to transport the container.

 

Different Types of Flatbed Trailer | 20/40/45/53 ft Flatbed Semi Trailer for Sale

40 ft flatbed trailer VS triaxle trailer with borads

 

Extendable flatbed trailer:

Extendable trailer, you can freely adjust the length of the semi-trailer according to the length of the cargo, so as to meet the transportation needs of different goods. Custom length extendable flatbed trailer.

With the rapid development of the global transportation industry, semi-trailers have also begun to diversify into a variety of categories. Ordinary semi-trailers have limited capabilities, but special trailers also have single functions and low utilization rates.

Therefore, the bosses of transportation companies increasingly need a telescopic trailer that can load very long cargoes, such as long cement pipes, steel pipes, wood, wind blades for power generation, etc.

 

Tipper flatbed trailer:

The striking feature with the tipper flatbed trailer is a mechanism that makes it easy to unload the container.There are apparatus added as modifications to the conventional tri axle trailer models further simplifying the process of offloading cargo from the container.

The hydraulic system mounted on the upper platform facilitates the offloading process causing the container to tilt upwards to offload cargo. Tipper flatbed trailer is definitely one of the safest means of offloading shipping containers. The tipper flatbed trailer comes with a hydraulic lifting cylinder that contracts longitudinally to facilitate loading and on the other hand, they extend in an outward manner to enhance the offloading process.

 

Different Types of Flatbed Trailer | 20/40/45/53 ft Flatbed Semi Trailer for Sale

Extendable flatbed trailer VS flatbed tipper trailer

 

Application of the flatbed semi trailer

The function of a flatbed trailer for sale is made possible through its structure’s design and manufacture. Basically, it is a transport equipment mainly of a steel construction defining its frame. It also comprises a lighting system, brakes and tires. It is carefully designed to desired heights and weight capacity to safely load and transport cargoes from one location to another. Use flat deck trailers to transfer cargo at the shipper’s warehouse. Unloaded to the consignee’s warehouse, when changing trailer or boat on the way, there is no need to take the goods out of the box and change them.

The size of the flatbed semi trailer loading area is determined according to the standard container size. A twist lock device for fixing the container is provided at positions corresponding to the four corners of the bottom of the container. Flat deck trailers are special trailers for transporting containers. 

 

Different Types of Flatbed Trailer | 20/40/45/53 ft Flatbed Semi Trailer for Sale

Tri axle 40 ft flatbed semi trailer for sale

 

How to choose a right flat bed trailer

The different types of tri axle flatbed trailers are designed for use in different applications. Therefore, it is important to assess your needs before making a choice of the type of flatbed trailer you need. Here are key factors to consider:

Size: The Flat bed trailer is designed to carry different cargoes and containers: a flatbed for a 20ft container and another for a 40ft. If you need a 40 ft flatbed trailer for carrying an oversize load, then an extendable flatbed trailer will be the best choice to go for. The choice based on size is usually made putting these requirements into consideration.

Load Capacity: The load capacity can also determine the type of trailer that you will choose based on your needs. It can range from 10 tons – 80 tons. Again, this should be based on different requirements as defined by the local laws and regulations on such matters. The various tri axle flatbed truck trailers take a considerable size and weight of cargo. However, all are not designed to carry the same amount of weight. On applications where weight considerations are to be made, the 2 axles or 3 axles container chassis trailer can really help. Heavy cargo can comfortably and securely be carried on these strong chassis made of high-yield materials. 

Axles and Tires: The different axle capacity is based on transportation needs and requirements. However, every choice based on the axle configuration should also be in line with the local transportation laws and regulations. The most common configuration is triaxle flat bed trailer, it comes with 12 tires.

Different Types of Flatbed Trailer | 20/40/45/53 ft Flatbed Semi Trailer for Sale

 

Through this video below, you can learn about different types of flatbed semi trailer,such as 2 axle,3 axle,4 axle, flatbed etc.

As well as the process, testing, packaging and customer feedback, etc.

https://youtu.be/K6mPqLFo7P8

 

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