The Trailer Factory Home Page 
"Specialist Manufacturers"        
"Sales and Repairs"        
 
Home Page
Our Trailers Click to show our Trailer Products
Accessories
Colours
Dealer Inquires
Quality & Standards
Capacity & Loading
Definitions - Mass
Registration
Contact Us
Site Map
Our Video
Our Facebook Page
 
 
For more information
email us today!

 

The Trailer Factory
Trailer Manufacturers. Specialists in custom designed, highway and off-road trailers.

     You Are Here: Home Page : Definitions - Mass
The Trailer Factory Home Page The Trailer Factory Home Page
Home Page  |   Our Location  |   Contact Us  |   About Us  

Definitions - Mass

Tare

Unladen weight of trailer.

Aggregate Trailer Mass (ATM)

The total mass of the laden trailer when carrying the maximum load recommended by the manufacturer. This includes any mass imposed upon the drawing vehicle when the combination vehicle is resting on the horizontal supporting plane.

Gross Trailer Mass (GTM)

The mass transmitted to the ground by the axle or axles of the trailer when coupled to a drawing vehicle and carrying its' maximum load approximately uniformly distributed over the load bearing area.

Note: These definitions are in accordance with the ADRs and may differ from other definitions in use.

Note: Except for semi-trailers, the difference between the ATM and GTM is usually small.

Back to top 

The Trailer Factory
E-mail: sales@trailerfactory.com.au
Phone: (03) 9761 5533 Fax: (03) 9761 5465
223 Colchester Road, KILSYTH VIC. 3137
ABN: 96 108 949 748 ACN: 108 949 748

RIBON Internet Services