Production of chassis for tanks
Today, semi-trailer equipment is very popular among private individuals, transport companies and the commercial sector as a whole. After all, the line of semi-trailers is quite wide and includes tanks, refrigerated trailers, flatbed semi-trailers, dump semi-trailers, industrial vans and much more. The semi-trailer belongs to a non-self-propelled type of transport, the stability of which is ensured by the support of the front part on the chassis of the tractor unit. The chassis of the trailer is a set of basic units, parts, elements and components that are necessary for fastening the body of a trailer or semi-trailer. However, in order to install a tank on this basic frame structure, which has several axes, it is necessary to perform a number of technical improvements.
The design of the chassis must correspond to the size of the tank and be compatible with it in terms of wheel formula, wheelbase, frame length, load capacity and total weight. That is why all calculations must be made by VARZ designers who have many years of experience in this field. The customer only needs to outline the desired circle, prospects for the tank's operation and its type. Since today there are general-purpose tanks on the market, tanks for the transportation of light petroleum products, tanks for the transportation of dark petroleum products, as well as special tanks (for the transportation of acids, food products, viscous cargo, liquefied gases, etc.), there are also tanks for bulk cargoes. It is natural that for each of the types, the regulations provide their own requirements regarding the thickness of the body wall, the equipment of the plume devices (upper and lower), the maximum permissible loads and concentration of substances. It is extremely important to take into account all these nuances, as they affect the modeling of the tank chassis based on safety and reliability considerations. For example, tanks for bulk cargo differ in the shape of the body, which quite often has the shape of a ball or even a cone and is installed with a backward slope horizontally or vertically on the chassis.
Drawing up a drawing and knowing the features and operating conditions of a particular car is extremely important, because the slightest mistake can lead to a tragedy.