Insight on Semi Trailer Axle Parts Manufacturer in China
At present, only a few manufacturers of trailer axles in the domestic market are relatively good such as BPW, FUWA, and Darong. The quality is comparable. BPW has been in the high-end market for a long time. The market share of BPW is low. FUWA axle is well known for its American type axle with market share of 70% approximately. Shandong Darong is also pretty famous, especially considering the price of aforementioned brands are relatively high, the quality and price of Darong axles are advantageous in all aspects.
Different Ways to Categorize Semi Trailer Axle Parts Manufacturer in China
The axles are mainly distinguished according to different tonnages they can bare. The main tonnages of axles in China are 3T, 6T, 12T, 13T, 14T, 16T, 18T, 20T, 25T and so on. It’s very important to choose the appropriate type of axle according to your need.
Furthermore, different axles are used for different trailers. Nowadays, the most popular one in the market is the 13T axle. Let’s briefly analyze the types of different trailers.
According to the trailer type, there are skeleton cars, flatbed cars, vans, low flatbeds, tank cars, etc.;
According to the trailer length, there are 20 feet, 40 feet, 9 meters, 12 meters, 18 meters, etc.;
According to the number of axes, there are single-axle, double-axle, three-axle, and even ten-axle, etc.;
According to the material, there are carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum alloy, etc.;
Analysis of Semi Trailer Axle Parts Manufacturer in China by Different Types of Semi Trailers
Dump semi-trailer is suitable for the transportation of bulk and scattered goods such as coal, ores, and construction materials.
The self-dumping semi-trailer is very convenient for cargo loading and unloading. This kind of semi-trailer has a strong carrying capacity and will hardly be deformed. The processing technology is very advanced and durable. The axles used are high-strength and high-bearing capacity axles that have been put to tests countless times. Generally, 16 ton or 20 ton axles are used.
Flatbed Semi-trailer and High Wall Semi-trailer
These two types of semi-trailers are the most common ones on the highway. The standard length of the flatbed semi-trailer is 13 meters and the weight is only 5 to 6 tons. It is a lightweight semi-trailer with a lightweight design. Sometimes, it will have special designs when needed. For example, the standard length of the high-lane semi-trailer is 13 meters, but it can be stretched up to 17.5 meters for special purposes of use. The high wall semi-trailer is also widely used and suitable for long-distance transportation. It is generally used to transport vegetables, clothes, household appliances and other daily necessities. The axles used by these two semi-trailers are generally standard 13-ton axles, and some vehicle owners will equip it with 16-ton brakes to enhance the braking performance of the axles. The wheelbase of the standard axle is 1850mm, which refers to the distance between the tires on opposite sides.
The lowbed semi-trailer has no fence in the cargo part. It is specially used to for medium and long-distance freight transportation of engineering operations such as excavators, road rollers, hook machines, loaders, bulldozers and other vehicles. The number of trailer tires varies according to the load weight. The axle used for the lowbed semi-trailer is specially made just for this type of trailers due to their much lower ground clearance and smaller wheels and tires. The general single axle load of the lowbed axle is 10 to 13 tons, the wheelbase is 1920mm, and the axle tube size is 127mm.
Generally, a lowbed semi-trailer with a loading mass of 10,000KG has 12 tires. The body is mainly welded with high-strength steel, which is resistant to high temperature and wear. It has a long service life and does not need maintenance too frequently.
Cargo Fence Semi-trailer
Cargo fence semi-trailer is a semi-trailer designed with a fence structure in the cargo part, which is mainly used for the transportation of agricultural and sideline products and other light foam goods. This type of trailers mostly use 13 ton axles and 16 ton brake pads.
The container semi-trailer is a semi-trailer whose cargo part is a container structure. As the name suggests, container semi-trailer is specially used to transport containers in logistics systems supporting ships, ports, routes, highways, transfer stations, bridges, tunnels, and multimodal transport.
Its design is relatively simple. The semi-trailer looks like a flatbed trailer and can only hold containers. Generally, the length of the axle used by the container semi-trailer is standard, and the axles of different tonnage will be used according to the load. If the container pulled is relatively heavy, the axle of 16 tons or 20 tons can be used.
Vehicle Master produces various axles and other semi trailer parts. We have professional production workshops of more than 160,000 square meters and special quality inspection centers to ensure that every axle that leaves the factory is more than qualified.