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refrigerated semitrailerclick to hear

Semitrailer equipped with a refrigeration unit and an insulated compartment for transporting perishable goods.
refrigerated semitrailer side rail auxiliary tank sidewall mud flap reflector frontwall marker light sand shoe landing gear kingpin electrical connection partlow chart battery box vent door refrigeration unit landing gear crank

side rail click to hear

Thick piece along the length of the chassis frame, reinforcing it.

auxiliary tank click to hear

Reservoir containing the fuel used to operate the refrigeration unit.

sidewall click to hear

mud flap click to hear

Piece of rubber or plastic attached behind the rear wheels to repel projectiles.

reflector click to hear

Device reflecting light back toward its source so that other drivers can see the semitrailer.

frontwall click to hear

marker light click to hear

Yellow light in front and red in the rear demarcating the dimensions of the vehicle.

sand shoe click to hear

Part attached to the foot of the landing gear to increase stability.

landing gear click to hear

Telescopic support keeping the semitrailer level when uncoupled.

kingpin click to hear

Axle of attachment housed in the tractor’s fifth wheel; it allows the semitrailer and the tractor to articulate.

electrical connection click to hear

Electric wire connecting the semitrailer’s lighting and signaling system with that of the tractor.

partlow chart click to hear

Device monitoring the temperature in the semitrailer.

battery box click to hear

Compartment containing the battery supplying the electric energy required to operate the refrigeration unit.

vent door click to hear

Grille through which the air cools the refrigerant.

refrigeration unit click to hear

Device using compression to lower the temperature inside the semitrailer to a predetermined level.

landing gear crank click to hear

Bent lever activating the elevating cylinder to deploy the landing gear.