Food Grade ISO Tank (FoodTrans): Chassis Trailer Tri-Axle Specifications

Our chassis trailers are designed specifically for our intermodal tanks. The special lightweight design allows maximum payload while meeting DOT heavy-weight requirements.


Nominal Length40'
Nominal Width102''
King Pin Location18''
Fifth Wheel Height48''
Rear Deck Height41''
Axle Spread109'' (Tri-axle)
Tare Weight9,400 lbs (+/- 3%)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating63,000 lbs
Frame Rating80,000 lbs

General Specifications

MaterialsMain Rails are of ASTM A514 (130,000 psi); all others are of ASTM A572 Grade 50
Main RailsFabricated Continuous I-Beam with T1 top and bottom flanges
Cross MembersFabricated I-Beam Construction
King Pin5/16'' pick up plate with 2'' diameter double spool kingpin
Landing GearTwo-Speed gears, 19'' Travel w/cushion foot
Tilt12'' Tilt Mechanism (optional)
Twist locksPratt Non-Retractable twist locks
SuspensionUnderslug triaxle 109'' spread w/undermount fabricated hangers
Axles77 ½'' Track w/ medium cam, 5'' Round, 22,500 lbs each rated
Hubs & Drums Cast steel hub and drum assembly, 10 spoke Hub-Piloted
Brakes16 ½'' x 7'' quick-change brakes with non-asbestos lining
Rims8.25 x 22.5 10-hole tubeless type
Tires255/70R22.5 Low Pro Radials, 16 ply
Brake SystemValve system for service and emergency brakes, 2S/1M ABS system
Electrical 12 VOLT w/modular wiring and plug type connectors and 7-way pin electrical plug for ABS system. Sealed wire Harnesses. Sealed grommets and lights
PaintEnamel based primer and enamel based finishing topcoat
Misc.Conspicuity Striping, Reflectors, Rubber Bumpers, 24x30 Pratt Mud Flaps
OptionsAlso Offered in Tandem-Axle, Spread-Axle and Air-Ride Configuration. Optional Lighting holes on Main Beam Web