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How do you load a flatbed trailer? CIMC tri axle trailer for sale


The function of a flatbed semi trailer 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 is carefully designed to desired heights and weight capacity to safely load and transport containers from one location to another. The size of the tri axle flatbed 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. 


1. CIMC trailer adopts high strength steel material to manufacture the flatbed trailer, it can make the flatbed semi trailers for sale have a higher loading capacity and a longer service life.

2. All spare parts used by CIMC are world famous brands to ensure the service life of flatbed trailers for sale near me.

3. Good brake effects. Axles are equipped with WABCO emergency brake valve also dual-brake chambers also widen brake pads.

4. Hight Quality container locks, make sure the stable and safety of the loads.


How do you load a flatbed trailer? CIMC tri axle trailer for sale

CIMC tri axle trailer for sale


How do you load a flatbed trailer?

Preparing a flatbed trailer for loading

Before you begin loading your cargo, make sure the CIMC flatbed trailer bed is free from corrosion or damage. Check the hold down openings and ensure they are sturdy and do not have any kinks or cracks. These “D” rings. or hold-downs, should not have any bends and must be tight against the deck. If you see any forms of damage, do not load the cargo until repairs have been made.

After you’ve checked the trailer bed for damages and have ensured “D” rings are secure, make sure the deck is level. To check for a level deck, couple the flatbed trailer to the tow vehicle and visually confirm that it is level.

Tips for loading your flatbed trailer

Distributing the weight on your cargo is a high priority when loading your flatbed trailer. To make sure your trailer travels appropriately, keep the center of gravity as low as possible. To ensure this, keep the heavy items on the floor and above the axles. Loading upward from the bottom, maintain an even side-to-side distribution of the weight making sure to keep proper weight on the tongue.

Place about sixty percent of your cargo on the front half of the flatbed and secure it with appropriate tensioning devices, chains, or straps. Flatbed trailers are often bumpy when traveling, so the load must be secured to prevent shifting while transporting. If cargo begins to move, you could lose control of your truck.


CIMC 40ft container flatbed trailer for sale


Main Parts of 40 ft container flatbed trailer

1. Kingpin of 40 ft flatbed trailer

The 90 # traction pin represents the diameter of the traction pin is 90mm, and the material is mainly chromium alloy. CIMC flatbed trailers for sale near me and the tractor are all connected by it. It is connected to the traction seat of the main vehicle and also bears all the traction. It is an important component.

At present, the traction pins on the market are mainly divided into 4 types, assembly 50, assembly 90, welding 50, welding 90, users should choose according to different models and actual use.


2. Flatbed trailer support device

Commonly known as outrigger. Using the principle of "standing timber jacking", it is located at the front end of the tri axle trailer for sale frame for use after the container semi trailer is separated from the tractor. Classification of outriggers: Single-acting outriggers are operated separately on both sides, there are two cranks, and each gear has a car gearbox.

Linked outriggers are made from both sides while operating. There is only one crank, which is composed of one gearbox and one without.

The main components of the outrigger are two-speed gearbox, support sleeve, support rod, drive screw, and the support plate. The structure is very simple and the function is very important.


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3. Suspension of tri axle trailer for sale

Steel plate suspension is our common leaf spring, its full name is series-connected leaf spring balance suspension. It is mainly composed of leaf springs, suspension bearings (commonly known as lifting lugs), connecting rods, U-bolts and other parts. The longitudinal force of the car body falls directly on an axle. The biggest advantage of this kind of suspension is low price, good reliability and easy maintenance. At present, more than 80% of ordinary flatbed semi trailer in China use leaf spring balanced suspension.


4. Braking system

Brake air chambers are round metal containers, located at each wheel, where compressed air is converted into mechanical force to apply the brakes and stop the vehicle.

Brake valve is used to control the braking of trucks or tri axle flatbed trailer. It is suitable for flatbed trailer with dual-line brake system, and parking or emergency brakes are air-braking brakes. It has the function of automatically causing the flatbed trailer brake when the control pipe connection of the trailer brake system is broken or leaking.


How do you load a flatbed trailer? CIMC tri axle trailer for sale

Package of CIMC 40ft container flatbed trailer


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