Trailers is known as a vehicle that does not run with the use of power since is towed by another vehicle. They make use of trailers to move different kinds of materials, goods and other types of transportation. If you will get a trailer, then it would be best if you know the different types of trailer and its parts.
Travel trailers, mobile houses and recreational automobiles are considered as towable trailers. People stay in these types of trailers or use it when they go camping.
Today, a lot of small businesses make use of trailers for their business.
Below are the different kinds of trailers:
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A. Motorcycle trailers
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Motorcyle trailers can easily be towed by a van or a pickup truck. This means that you do not need other permits aside from your drivers license. This means that you do not need to get other kinds of permits aside from your own drivers license. This kind of trailer is not that big. You will only a single set of axles to tow it. This kind of trailer can be enclosed or opened.
B. Enclosed toy trailers
The enclosed toy trailer is just like the motorcycle trailer because it can also be towed by a van and a pickup truck. You can use this type of trailer without having other kind of permits. You just need to use a single set of axles to tow this type of trailer.
C. Bicycle trailers
Bicycle trailers are small type of trailer and that is why it can be towed by small vehicles. You just need to use a single set of axles to tow it.
D. Utility trailers
The size of the utility trailer is much larger and it also requires a variety of multiple axles in order for it to be towed.
E. Pusher trailer
Pusher trailers are known to be a specialized trailer.
F. Genset trailer
Genset trailer and pusher trailers are known to be a specialized trailer.
G. Customized trailers
Customized or custom built trailers are used to hold and move specialized equipment. Example, if they want to move an entire kitchen.
H. Boat trailers
This type of trailer is used to move boats. This type of trailer comes with a cable and a ratchet mechanism. The ratchet mechanism will loosen or tighten the cable.
Now that you know the different kinds of trailers it is important that you also know the different parts of a trailer.
Below is the list of the different types of trailer parts:
Trailer hubs and drums
Trailer bearings, races and seals
Trailer lights such as clearance lights, tail lights, license plate lights and interior lights
Tie down strap
Tie down anchors
Spare tire carrier
High adjustable coupler
Brake actuator coupler
Trailer breakaway kits