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- Ultra low loader
Unusually low trailers where the load area lies between the wheels and thus is very low and easy to load.
- Under loading
Tankers in class A1 to A3 may be filled from below. Requires container safety and gas return equipment.
- Underfloor refrigeration equipment
Equipment mounted under the vehicle rather than on the bulkhead to maximise internal volume.
- Underslung suspension
To reduce trailer deck height suspension may be fitted below the axle beam to reduce chassis depth.
- Unitas 2000
Product name for a new form of tank from German manufacturer Schrader. The lower tank floor is domed inward to achieve a lower centre of gravity.
- Unloading systems
Automatic systems for unloading vehicles e.g. walking floors, chain systems or rolling floors.
- Unloading time
The time to unload a vehicle. This has become a major purchasing criteria e.g. rolling floor systems and all closing and opening systems.
A special stainless steel alloy used for extremely aggressive products especially for tanker construction.
German accident prevention regulations.