Tandem pendel series for Heavy Duty Trailer

Tandem Pendel Series for Heavy Duty Trailer

In the world of heavy-duty trailers, the axle is a crucial component that ensures the vehicle moves smoothly and efficiently. The axle connects the wheel, providing a pivotal role in supporting the load of the vehicle and offering suspension and steering functionalities.

What is a Trailer Axle?

A trailer axle is a central shaft designed for the rotation of the wheel. Its primary function is to maintain the position of the wheels relative to each other and to the vehicle body. The axle carries the weight of the vehicle and the additional load, serving to balance and distribute the weight evenly.

Components of a Trailer Axle

The structure of a trailer axle is composed of several parts:

1. Axle Tube

The axle tube is the main body of the trailer axle. It is typically a hollow metal tube with sufficient strength to bear the load of the vehicle. It connects and supports the wheels while contributing to shock reduction through the suspension system.

2. Axle Ends

The ends of the axle often feature axle ends that connect to the wheels. These ends usually have hub and bearing components that support the rotation of the wheels and ensure their safe operation on the axle.

3. Suspension System

The axle is typically combined with a suspension system to provide suspension and shock-absorbing capabilities. This system may include springs, shock absorbers, and suspension arms that help disperse and absorb the shocks and vibrations encountered during vehicle operation.

4. Steering System

Some trailer axles may also have steering capabilities to allow the vehicle to make turns. This system typically includes components that connect the axle to the steering device, such as steering arms, tie rods, and steering mechanisms.

Selecting the Right Trailer Axle for Your Vehicle

To choose the right trailer axle for your vehicle, you need to consider several parameters:

1. Load Capacity

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

2. Wheelbase and Hub Configuration

Ensure the axle length and hub configuration match your vehicle’s tire size and wheelbase requirements for installation and operational compatibility.

3. Suspension Type

The common types of suspension include independent suspension and rigid suspension. Independent suspension offers better shock absorption and suspension effects, suitable for applications requiring smooth driving.

4. Steering Needs

If your vehicle needs steering capabilities, choose an axle with a steering system. Ensure that the chosen axle is compatible with your steering device and offers excellent steering performance and reliability.

Applications of Trailer Axles

Trailer axles find use in various sectors, including:

1. Camping and Recreation

Trailer axles provide support and suspension functions in camping trailers, caravans, and other recreational vehicles.

2. Agriculture and Agricultural Machinery

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

3. Marine and Boat Transport

Boat trailers use trailer axles to support and transport the boat body, making boat transportation more convenient and efficient.

4. Automobile Transport

To transport cars, trucks, and other types of vehicles, automotive trailer axles typically have high load capacity and appropriate wheelbase configurations to ensure safe and stable car transport.

About Our Trailer Axle Factory

Established in 1999, we are one of the most professional axle manufacturers in China. Our factory covers an area of 20,000 square meters and annually passes ISO/TS16949 quality inspection certification. We offer professional design customization services, and our products are sold in over 30 countries worldwide. Our product quality and services have received high praise from our users.

Our Production Equipment

Our company uses advanced equipment, including electron beam welding machines, arc welding robots, CNC machine tool processing centers, CNC plate welding gantry cutting centers, large hydraulic presses, large cylindrical grinding machines, automatic spraying lines, ultrasonic detectors, three-coordinate measuring instruments, and a series of advanced manufacturing and fatigue testing inspection equipment.

Our Main Products

Our main products include German and American standard axle assemblies, auto parts, all types of light axles, mechanical suspension, air suspension, single point suspension, wheel and brake drum assemblies and matching parts, European agricultural axle series, linear double axle rigid series, torsion arm axle series, and trailer parts.

Author: Miya