Torsion axle without brake for Light Trailer

Torsion Axle without Brake for Light Trailer

Understanding Trailer Axles

An axle for trailers or semi-trailers is a crucial component that connects the wheels. It bears and transfers the vehicle’s load, providing suspension and steering functions. The axle plays a vital role in maintaining the balance of the vehicle and ensuring a smooth ride.

Structure of a Trailer Axle

Axle Tube

The axle tube is the main body of the trailer axle. This hollow metal tube has sufficient strength to bear the vehicle’s load. It connects and supports the wheels and mitigates shocks through the suspension system.

Axle Ends

The ends of the axle typically feature axle ends, which connect the wheels. Axle ends usually have hub and bearing components that support the wheel’s rotation and ensure safe operation on the axle.

Suspension System

Trailer axles are commonly used in conjunction with a suspension system to provide the vehicle’s suspension and shock absorption functions. This system may include springs, shock absorbers, and suspension arms, which help disperse and absorb impacts and vibration during vehicle operation.

Steering System

Some trailer axles also have a steering function, enabling the vehicle to turn. The steering system generally includes components connecting the axle and steering gear, such as steering arms, connecting rods, and steering mechanisms.

Selecting the Right Trailer Axle for Your Vehicle

Load Capacity

It is essential to determine the maximum load weight your vehicle needs to bear. Make sure the axle you choose can safely and effectively support the required load.

Wheelbase and Hub Configuration

Ensure the axle length and hub configuration match your vehicle’s tires based on their size and wheelbase requirements. This is crucial for ensuring compatibility during installation and operation.

Suspension Type

Common suspension types include independent suspension and rigid suspension. Independent suspension provides better shock absorption and suspension effects, suitable for applications requiring smoother rides.

Steering Requirements

If your vehicle needs to have a steering function, choose an axle with a steering system. Make sure the axle you choose is compatible with your steering device and provides excellent steering performance and reliability.

Popular Applications of Axles

Camping and Leisure

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

Agriculture and Farm Machinery

Agricultural trailers and farm machinery trailers use trailer axles to carry agricultural equipment, farm produce, and other agricultural purposes.

Boat and Boat Transportation

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

Automotive Transportation

Transporting sedans, trucks, and other types of vehicles, automotive trailer axles usually have high load capacity and appropriate wheelbase configuration to ensure safe and stable automotive transportation.

About Our Trailer Axles Factory

Established in 1999, we are one of the most professional axle manufacturing companies in China. Our factory covers a building area of 20,000 square meters. We pass the ISO/TS16949 quality inspection certification annually and can provide professional design customization services. Our products are sold in over 30 countries and regions worldwide, and the quality of our products and services have been well received by our customers.

Our Manufacturing Equipment

Our company uses advanced equipment such as electron beam welders, arc welding robots, CNC machine tool processing centers, CNC plate welding gantry cutting centers, large hydraulic presses, large cylindrical grinders, automatic spray lines, ultrasonic detectors, and three-coordinate measuring instruments. These advanced manufacturing and fatigue testing inspection equipment guarantee the production of high-quality products.

Our Main Products

We produce German and American standard axle assemblies, auto parts, various 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 dual-axle rigid series, torsion arm axle series, and includes trailer parts.

Author: Miya