Tanker truck is capable of transporting various fuels such as diesel, gasoline, kerosene, etc. Specially treated carbon steel tanks or stainless steel tanks can also transport beverages such as drinking water and milk. Although the capacities of different types of tanker trucks vary, they all conform to the standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Let’s take a look at the types, specifications, and size of tanker truck.
Types of Tanker Trucks
According to the different liquid medium to be transported, the tanker truck is divided into two types: fuel tanker truck and water tanker truck.
Fuel Tanker Truck
Fuel tanker truck is also called mobile refueling truck, oil delivery truck, refueling truck. Mainly used to transport gasoline, diesel, kerosene, crude oil and lubricating oil, etc. Its main function is to transport oil cargo. The main structure includes tank body, anti-wave plate, compartment plate, discharge valve, and also equipped with safety devices such as sea bottom valve, ABS, front exhaust pipe, and static-conductive rubber towing straps.
Fuel Tanker Truck Size & Specifications
Fuel tanker truck Dimensions:
Fuel Tanker Truck Length: 10800-12000mm
Fuel Tanker Truck Width: 2500mm
Fuel Tanker Truck Height: 3750mm
Fuel Tanker Truck Specifications:
|Fuel Tanker Truck Specifications|
|Engine:||4-stroke, water-cooled, direct injection diesel engine|
|Engine Power:||290hp – 430hp|
|Transmission:||Manual, 10 speed|
|Tank Capacity:||12,000L – 30,000L|
|Tank Material:||Carbon steel, stainless steel, or aluminum alloy|
|Pump:||Self-priming pump with a flow rate of 800-1000 liters per minute|
|Hose:||Rubber hose with a length of 6 meters or more|
|Suspension:||Front and rear leaf spring suspension with shock absorbers|
|Brakes:||Dual circuit compressed air brake system with ABS|
|Tires:||12R22.5 tubeless tires|
|Cab:||Spacious, comfortable and air-conditioned cab with sleeper berth|
|Safety:||Emergency shut-off valve, fire extinguisher, anti-static grounding system, etc.|
Water Tanker Truck
Water tanker trucks are also called water supply trucks. It has the functions of transportation and water supply, and can transport hot water, drinking water, etc.
The water tanker truck can be equipped with a front and rear spray device, that is, a sprinkler truck. In addition to the basic structure of the water truck, the sprinkler truck also has water pipes, filters, power take-offs, drive shafts, water pumps, water outlets and water inlets. It can also be equipped with fire-fighting equipment such as fire-fighting valves and fire-fighting joints as a fire truck; or it can be used as a spraying truck by adding medicine trays and medicine pumps.
Water Tanker Truck Size & Specifications
Water Tanker Truck Dimensions:
Water Tanker Truck Length:5900-10000mm
Water Tanker Truck Width:2500mm
Water Tanker Truck Height:3500mm
Water Tanker Truck Specifications:
|Water Tanker Truck Specifications|
|Engine:||4-stroke diesel engine, 6 cylinders in-line, turbocharged and intercooled|
|Engine Power:||290 – 430hp|
|Transmission:||Manual, 10 forward and 2 reverse gears|
|Tank Capacity:||15-20 cubic meters (4,000-5,300 gallons)|
|Spraying Width:||14-20 meters (46-66 feet)|
|Maximum Range:||28-30 meters (92-98 feet)|
|Pumping Flow Rate:||60-80 cubic meters per hour (16,000-21,000 gallons per hour)|
|Water Cannon:||360-degree rotation with adjustable spraying angle, maximum range of 30-35 meters (98-115 feet)|
|Other features:||Front and rear spray, side spray, gravity valve, water level gauge, and water filtration system.|
Tanker trucks are essential for transporting various liquids including fuel and water. They come in different types, sizes and specifications, but they all adhere to international standards set by ISO. Fuel Tanker Truck is mainly used to transport petroleum related products while Water Tanker Truck is used to supply water for various purposes. In addition, the Water Tanker Truck can be converted into a Sprinkler truck, fire truck or spraying truck as required.