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Hopper wagon

Facnps | VTG type H40.053D

Data sheet

  • Optimized for the transportation of building materials with bulk densities of up to 3 t/m³.
  • Two hoppers with lateral chutes for emptying on the right and left, with closing plates.
  • Operated pneumatically via a separate air duct; autonomous; operation centered and at the transition point.
  • Emergency mechanical override, manually operated.
  • 25 t axles for enhanced safety.



[Translate to English:] Technische Daten

Tare weight approx. 21.5 t
Axle load 22.5 t
Clearance: outer wheelsets 11,000 mm
Min. curve radius 75 m
Brake KE-GP-A 12"
Brake block category K brake block
Drawgear & static tractive force Split and reinforced (1,350 kN)
Material, upper section Weather-resistant steel (S355J2W+N)
Material, lower section Wear-resistant steel - Hardox 450
• including lateral chutes and closing plates
Nominal volume approx. 53 m³
Wall inclination 50°
Top loading Loading hatch: 11,287 mm x 1,600 mm
Outlet equipment 2x lateral chutes with rotary slides (1,600 mm x 500 mm each), centered or on one side (right or left)
Variability Variable
Both hoppers together or each hopper separately, one-sided and not diagonal in either case
Emptying Gravity
Flap door operation Pneumatic + air cell
Design temperature Temperature range: T1, -25°C/+44°C
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