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What is a side wall trailer-TITAN drop side trailer buying guide

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What is a side wall trailer?

Chapter 2: What is the common structure of dropside trailer?

Chapter 3: How to purchase a side wall semi trailer?

3.1 Working platform of dropside trailer

3.2 Axles and Tires of general cargo trailers

3.3 Suspension of high side trailer

Chapter 4: Shipment and transportation of dropside trailer

 

Chapter 1: What is a side wall trailer?

Dropside trailer developed on the basis of a container flatbed trailer, the drop side trailer has a side wall structure design and wide range of uses. It is mainly suitable for medium and long-distance transportation of medium and heavy and bulk cargo.

It has become the first choice for medium and long distance freight trailers. The cargo semi-trailer can be added with a container turn lock to transport the container.

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Chapter 2: What is the common structure of dropside trailer?

The common structure of the grain hopper is divided into four types according to the axle: 2 axles 40ft grain trailer, 3 axles drop sided trailer, 4 axles platform trailer, and the multi-purpose high side trailer.

 

Chapter 3: How to purchase a side wall semi trailer?

How to know the quality of a wallside semi trailer? The easiest way is to look at the weight of the cargo semi trailer. The heavier the weight of cargo trailer, the better the quality. The 3 axle cargo trailer purchased by African customers self weighs is 7.8 tons. If the weight is only 6.7 tons, the cost of this general cargo trailers can save more than 1,000 dollars.

Here are a few more important points

3.1 Working platform of dropside trailer

The work platfrom is the main load-bearing part, which is composed of the main beam, side beam, cross beam, bottom floor, suspension and so on.

(1)The main beam should pay attention to whether the thickness is an international standard. The international standard for the main beam of aSide Panel Cargo Semi Trailer is 14/8/16 mm. The steel plate in the middle of the beam is made of Q345B manganese steel, the thickness is 8mm. Many unreliable suppliers will use 6mm main beam to save costs. But the carrying capacity was reduced by 26%.

The international standard thickness of the middle part of the beam must be 8mm.

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(2)Bottom Floor, many Platform semi trailer are also used to transport bulk cargo and other items. The bottom plate of the Titan Drop Side Body Trailers passes the international standard 3mm thick checkered plate. If it is replaced with a 2mm thick pattern plate or a 2.5mm bottom plate. Cost can be reduced by $ 700.

(3) Side door. The common height of side door is 600mm, 800mm, 1000mm. The side door adopts vertical corrugated structure.

The door frame is a 40x60mm rectangular steel tube.

3.2 Axles and Tires of general cargo trailers

Axles:

The axles of dry cargo trailer for sale are divided into three types: 13-ton axles, 13-ton axles + 16-ton brake system axles, 16-ton axles,

The axle of the Titan drop side trailer is a 13-ton axle + 16-ton brake system axle, which has better braking performance and shortens the braking distance by more than 5 meters.

Tire:

The 3 axle sidewall trailer uses a vacuum tire with better heat dissipation performance, the model is 12R22.5.

TITAN dry goods carrier trailer uses custom made tires in a tire factory., wear-resistant tires. On Chinese highways, TITAN tires can reach more than 300,000 kilometers.

3.3 Suspension of high side trailer

Suspension. TITAN multi-function trailer suspension adopts special high-strength steel. 6mm thickness. Center pin diameter is 70mm.

Stronger than suspensions in many factories.Stronger than suspensions in many factories.

 

Chapter 4: Shipment and transportation of dropside trailer

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Shipping of semi agri livestock trailers

Many customers use container shipment, which has low transportation cost and short transportation time. But the bad thing is that the rear of the side wall semi trailer needs to be composed.

Some customers are bulk freighter or ro-ro ships. Titan sideboards trailer will spray wax and cover the tarpaulin when the side wall trailer use bulk freighter.

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