Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs

| 2023-06-13

Table of contents

Chapter 1:  What is a container chassis trailer?

Chapter 2: What size is a chassis trailer?

Chapter 3: How much does a shipping container chassis cost?

Chapter 4: Different types of chassis trailer

Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs - for Sale in Jamaica

 

Chapter 1:  What is a container chassis trailer?

A container chassis trailer is a type of trailer primarily used in intermodal transportation to carry shipping containers. It is a specialized semi trailer that has been designed with strong and durable axles, tires, and suspension systems to support the weight of the containers it carries.

The container chassis trailer typically consists of a rectangular frame with a gooseneck structure at the front end, which facilitates attachment to a tractor or other towing vehicle. The chassis trailer also features twist locks that secure the corners of the container to prevent it from shifting during transport. Container chassis trailers are commonly used for transporting cargo over long distances via shipping ports, railroads, and highways, combine both safe and rapid container handling.

We provide container chassis trailer for sale in jamaica of different sizes to transport containers of different sizes such as 20, 40, 45, 48, and 53 feet. The best design scheme has a reasonable structure and reliable operation.

Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs - for Sale in Jamaica

2 axle 40 ft container chassi trailer for sale in Jamaica

 

Chapter 2: What size is a chassis trailer?

The size of a chassis trailer can vary depending on the specific model and manufacturer. However, in general, a typical chassis trailer used for transporting shipping containers has a length of around 40 feet.

TITAN can customize the container chassis trailer according to your needs. Among them, our best-selling size is 3 axle 40ft container trailer, and we also have 2 axle 20 ft contaienr chassis, 2 axle 40 ft chassis for sale, 4 axle 45 ft chassis trailer.

The following are the dimensions of several conventional models of chassis trailer:

2 axle 20 ft contaienr chassis dimensions: 7500*2500*1500mm

2 axle 40 ft chassis for sale dimensions: 12300*2500*1520mm

3 axle 40ft container trailer dimensions: 12500*2500*1430mm

4 axle 45 ft chassis trailer dimensions: 14000*2500*1550mm

Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs - for Sale in Jamaica

 

Chapter 3: How much does a shipping container chassis cost?

Here are a few reasons that determine the price of a shipping container chassis trailer:

1. Size

Different sizes of container chassis trailer have different prices. The longer the container chassis, the higher the corresponding price. Every time the chassis trailer is lengthened by one meter, the price will increase accordingly. Therefore, customers should choose the appropriate chassis trailer size according to their actual transportation needs.

Every time an axle is added, four tires and wheels will be added accordingly. Therefore, the more axles, the more expensive the container chassis trailer will be.

TITAN best-selling 3 axle 40ft container trailer for sale can meet the transportation needs of most customers. The load capacity of the 3 axle 40ft chassis trailer for sale in Jamaica is about 60-80 tons. Price is 10200 USD.

2. Model

We can also customize different models of container chassis trailers, such as terminal trailer, tipper chassis trailer, gooseneck chassis trailer and interlink chassis trailer.

They have different functions respectively, which will be shown in detail in the next chapter. Because they have different functions and structures, so the prices are also different, if you want to customize a special shipping container chassis trailer, welcome to contact us.

3. Configuration

The different configurations of the various parts will also affect the price of the container chassis trailer for sale in Jamaica. For example, there are many brands that can be chosen for the axles of TITAN chassis trailer. For example, the prices of axles of brands such as BPW/FUWA/TITAN will be different; the prices of landing gear such as JOST/FUWA are also different; different brands and models Tires are also priced differently.

 

Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs - for Sale in Jamaica

Details of tri axle chassis trailer for sale in Jamaica

 

Chapter 4: Different types of chassis trailer

1. Common Chassis Trailer

This is the most commonly used and the most frequently ordered model by customers.

The frame is usually made of steel. Container chassis can be used to transport containers of various lengths: 20ft, 40ft or 45ft.

It has clearly marked positions and twelve sets of container locks are installed to facilitate the fixing of containers of different sizes and ensure their safety at their destination.

2. Terminal Trailer

The terminal chassis trailer is an economically feasible and practical trailer to use. This is an invention that offers a truck chassis for loading and offloading high weight containers without much effort.

It has a simple structure. It comprises a simple truck chassis but of rugged construction.

This trailer is adjustable to meet your desired maneuverability conditions for loading and offloading. Adjustments to axle spacing can also be made based on your needs.

Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs - for Sale in Jamaica

3. Gooseneck Container Trailer

Gooseneck container chassis trailer is a type of trailer specifically designed to transport shipping containers. The "gooseneck" part of the name refers to the shape of the front portion of the trailer, which extends forward and attaches to a truck or tractor via a fifth wheel coupling.

The gooseneck design allows for a tighter turning radius and better stability compared to traditional container trailers. This makes it easier to maneuver in tight spaces, such as loading docks or narrow streets.

4. Tipper chassis trailer

The tipper chassis trailer comes with an hydraulic lifting cylinder that contracts longitudinally to facilitate loading and on the other hand, they extend in an outward manner to enhance the offloading process.

Tipper chassis trailers can quickly unload cargo without the need for manual labor or special equipment, saving time and reducing costs.

Container Chassis Trailer Types & Specs - for Sale in Jamaica

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