Axle Capacity

How To: Design a Curtainsider trailer on a truck tractor using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator
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Login To follow this guide step by step, please login to the  Axle Weight Calculator. Please remember to use Internet Explorer, as the app is temporarily unavailable in Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers. Open a vehicle The first thing you need to do is open a vehicle for which to build the trailer.  Use…

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How To: Design a truck with a refrigerated body using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator
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Login To follow this guide step by step, please login to the  Axle Weight Calculator. Please remember to use Internet Explorer or Firefox as the app is temporarily unavailable in Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers. Open a vehicle The first thing you need to do is open a vehicle on which to build the body. …

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TruckScience truck design software: More equipment, More legislation, More user-friendly…
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With the latest release of our Axle Weight Calculator coming out this month, you will be able to do more with your truck weight distribution calculations, and to do it more easily. More equipment While you could already add a body (box, curtainsider, tipper, etc), bullbar, crane, crew cab, fairing, fifth wheel, fridge, fuel tank, headboard, hitch,…

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Updates to TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator today
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The latest version of our Axle Weight Calculator is being released today.  Here’s a quick overview of the changes you can expect to see. Weight field labels We’ve changed the labels on the Weights fields to make them more intuitive to users worldwide.  Mass has been renamed to Weight, Tare to Curb Weight, Permissible Mass to Legislative Limit,…

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If your vehicle is not in the list
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If you’ve narrowed down your choice of vehicle, by selecting… Vehicle Type (Rigid) Axle Layout (6×4) Vehicle Make (Mercedes-Benz) and Vehicle Range (Actros) At which point, you’re presented with a list of trucks which match your criteria… But the vehicle you wish to do a weight distribution calculation for is not in the list. You have 3…

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Case Study: How Body Builders in Canada are using TruckScience
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SchellVac Equipment Inc., based in Winnipeg in Canada, specializes in vacuum truck fabrication for wastewater management, hydro excavation and dangerous goods transportation. We recently caught up with Alex Scheller, President of SchellVac, to hear why he uses TruckScience’s Axle Weight Calculator for truck body design. Before TruckScience: Delays Before SchellVac adopted TruckScience in their design process, they requested…

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Using TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator for calculating Axle Weight Distribution
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TruckScience Axle Weight Calculator is a user-friendly application which allows you to design trucks with body, taillift, fridge, etc. and calculate axle weights, maximum payload and turning radius as you go. A few simple steps to open a vehicle 1.  Choose vehicle type from Rigid, Tractor and Complete Vehicle 2.  Choose axle layout 3.  Choose from a selection of vehicle…

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New software feature- cab tilt arc
Improvements to Axle Weight Calculator: Override Rear Overhang, Draw Cab Tilt, Add Additional Notes
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We are constantly receiving feedback from our users and using it to improve TruckScience.  Today’s software update release of Axle Weight Calculator means that you can now Override the default value for Rear Overhang, view the Cab Tilt Arc and add Additional Notes to your reports. Override Rear Overhang New software feature-Override Rear Overhang Users with…

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