Trailers is known as a vehicle that does not run with the use of power since is towed by another vehicle. Most people use trailers to transport different materials, goods and even vehicles. If you will get a trailer, then it would be best if you know the different types of trailer and its parts.
Mobile houses, recreational automobiles and travel trailers are also considered as towable trailers. People stay in these kinds of trailers or use it for camping.
Today, some trailers are used for small businesses.
Below are the different types of trailers:
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A. Motorcycle trailers
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The motorcyle trailer is usually 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 have other kind of permits aside from your drivers license. Motorcycle trailers are medium sized. You will only a single set of axles to tow it. This type of trailer can also be enclosed or opened depends on the size of the package.
B. Enclosed toy trailers
This type of trailer is similar to the motorcycle trailer since it can be towed by a van or a pickup truck. You do not need other permits to operate this kind of trailer. You will only a single set of axles to tow it.
C. Bicycle trailers
This kind of trailer is small and this is the reasons why it can be towed by small vehicles. You just need 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
This is similar with the pusher trailer because it is also considered as a specialized trailer.
G. Customized trailers
Customized 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. The boat trailer has a cable and a rachet mechanism. The ratchet mechanism is used to loosen and tighten the cable that is in the trailer.
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