Tandem bogie series for Heavy Duty Trailer

Tandem bogie series for Heavy Duty Trailer

Tandem bogie series for Heavy Duty Trailer

What is a Trailer axle?

A trailer axle is a key component used for trailers or semi-trailers. It is an essential part connecting the wheels, carrying and distributing the load of the vehicle, and providing suspension and steering functions.

Structure of a Trailer Axle

Trailer Axle

A trailer axle consists of several parts:

1. Axle Tube

The axle tube is the main body of the trailer axle, usually a hollow metal tube with enough strength to bear the load of the vehicle. It connects and supports the wheels and absorbs shocks through the suspension system.

2. Axle Ends

The axle ends, usually with axle heads, are used to connect the wheels. They typically comprise hub and bearing components, which support the rotation of the wheels and ensure the safe operation of the wheels on the axle.

3. Suspension System

The trailer axle is often combined with a suspension system to provide suspension and damping for the vehicle. This system may include springs, shock absorbers, suspension arms, and other components, which help distribute and absorb shocks and vibrations during vehicle operation.

4. Steering System

Some trailer axles also have steering capabilities, enabling the vehicle to turn. The steering system usually includes components connecting the axle and steering devices, such as steering arms, linkages, and steering mechanisms.

Trailer Axle Structure

Choosing the Right Trailer Axle for Your Vehicle

There are several parameters to consider when choosing a trailer axle:

1. Load Capacity

Determine the maximum load weight your vehicle needs to carry. Ensure that the selected axle can safely and effectively support the required load.

2. Track and Hub Configuration

Make sure the axle length and hub configuration match your vehicle’s tyre size and track requirements to ensure compatibility for installation and operation.

3. Suspension Type

Common suspension types include independent suspension and rigid suspension. Independent suspension provides better damping and suspension effects and is suitable for applications requiring smoother driving.

4. Steering Needs

If your vehicle needs to have steering capabilities, choose an axle with a steering system. Ensure that the selected axle is compatible with your steering device and provides good steering performance and reliability.

Popular Applications of Axles

Axles are widely used in various fields:

1. Camping and Leisure

Camping trailers, caravans, and other recreational vehicles use trailer axles to provide support and suspension functions.

2. Agriculture and Agricultural Machinery

Agricultural trailers and agricultural machinery trailers use trailer axles to carry agricultural equipment, agricultural products, and other weights required for agricultural purposes.

3. Ship and Boat Transportation

Ship trailers or boat trailers use trailer axles to support and transport the hull, making the transportation of boats more convenient and efficient.

4. Automobile Transportation

Transporting cars, trucks, and other types of automobiles, car trailer axles usually have a high load capacity and appropriate track configuration to ensure safe and stable automobile transportation.

About Our Trailer Axles Factory

Established in 1999, we are one of the most professional axle manufacturing companies in China. Our factory covers an area of 20,000 square meters. Each year, we pass the ISO/TS16949 quality inspection certification. We can provide professional design and customization services. Our products are sold to more than 30 countries and regions worldwide, and the quality and service of our products are highly praised by users.

Our Production Equipment

We use advanced equipment, including electron beam welding machines, arc welding robots, CNC machining centers, CNC plate welding gantry cutting centers, large hydraulic presses, large cylindrical grinding machines, automatic spray lines, ultrasonic detectors, three-coordinate measuring instruments, and a series of the most advanced manufacturing and fatigue testing inspection equipment.

Our Main Products

Our main products include German and American standard axle assemblies, auto parts, various types of light axles, mechanical suspensions, air suspensions, single-point suspensions, wheel and brake drum assemblies and their supporting parts, European-style agricultural axle series, first-line double-axle rigid series, torsion arm axle series, and trailer parts.

Author: Miya