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Hopper wagon

Falns | VTG type H42.087D

Data sheet

  • Optimized for the transportation of fuels with bulk densities of up to 2 t/m³.
  • Flaps operated pneumatically via a separate air supply (locomotive).
  • Integrated storage, flaps opened and closed at least 2x without an external air supply.
  • Emergency pneumatic override (bypassing the control element).
  • 25 t axles for enhanced safety.




Technical details

Tare weight approx. 25 t
Axle load 22.5 t
Clearance: outer wheelsets 10,260 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 Steel (S355J2+N)
Material, lower section Saddle and chute made of wear-resistant steel - Hardox 450
Nominal volume approx. 87 m³
Wall inclination 49°
Lining type Partial EP thick-layer coating
Top loading Loading hatch: 12,660 mm x 1,500 mm
Outlet equipment 4x side flaps
Opening options: 1x4 or 2x2
Max. width when flaps are open: 4,300 mm
Dosing options Dump
Emptying Gravity
Flap door operation Pneumatic + air cell
Design temperature Temperature range: T1, -25°C/+40°C
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