Shanghai Ruiqianhe Imp & Exp Co., Ltd.
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Extendable Trailers and Their Classification

1. What is an extendable trailer?


An extendable trailer configuration is a towing mechanism designed and adapted to be towed while a tow truck is traveling along the road. Extensions on the trailer can effectively take loads that may be of varying lengths depending on the needs of the job. The mechanism of this type of trailer may include a front chassis and a rear chassis arranged in a telescopic connection, wherein each chassis may be supported by a separate axle assembly.


These can be connected side-by-side tilted in the retracted state of the mechanism. In the extended format of the organization, the configuration can be a spaced relationship. The rear chassis and the front chassis cooperate in such a way that the chassis tilts in a largely rigidly connected manner allowing articulation of the chassis frame about a cross-horizontal axis after the trailer mechanism is extended when the trailer mechanism is retracted. The purpose of providing the means of forming the locking mechanism is to secure the rear chassis frame and the front chassis frame in the assembly in the extended and retracted states of the transport mechanism.


The main components of the trailer are the power unit, gooseneck, wheels, support device, frame electrical system, hydraulic suspension, braking system, ladder, hydraulic system, etc. Key components of an extendable trailer: A retractable trailer is a sturdy transport platform with goosenecks, frames, axle assemblies, various hydraulic systems, braking systems, steering systems, power units, electrical equipment, etc.


2. The classification of extendable trailers


They are critical in defining the role and operation of the extended trailer. extendable trailers These types of trailers can be configured in different ways: longitudinally or laterally. Below are two types of extendable trailer models: longitudinal telescopic trailers and wide telescopic trailers.


Longitudinal Telescopic Trailer: Longitudinal extendable is often used to transport very long cargo such as tanks and windmill blades as well as bridge sections and other similar cargo. To carry these loads, the trailer is extended longitudinally. When it doesn't carry any load, it needs to be adjusted back to a shorter length. However, its application and use should be based on local laws and regulations and safe driving guidelines.


Wide retractable trailers: Wide extendable trailers are typically used to load wider cargo. Trailers are usually extended horizontally to make room for such loads. When not under any load, it needs to be adjusted back to a shorter width according to local laws and regulations regarding driving safety. To meet the needs of large-scale movement and transportation of large-scale goods on the road, the width of the trailer's frame has been adjusted to undertake this work.