This Shimmns wagon is an excellent solution on the market for the transportation of steel coils with diameters of up to 2,250 mm.
The wagon has a very light tare weight of only 21.5 t. The wagon is fitted with five cradles and a tarpaulin cover. Snowproofing, a lifting mechamism and a low-temperature model (up to -40°C) are available as options. Two thirds of the tarpaulin cover can be moved aside from either side during loading and unloading.
|Tare weight||approx. 21.5 t|
|Axle load||22.5 t/in some cases 25 t for enhanced safety|
|Clearance: Outer wheelsets||8,800 mm|
|Min. curve radius||35 m|
|Brake block category||Gray cast iron|
|Drawgear & static tractive force||Split, 850 kN|
|Design temperature||-25°C / +45°C|
|Crandles||5, built into the underframe|
|Cradle mat material||NBR elastomer|
|Lever arms||12, adjustable in increments, wear-resistant and corrosion-proof contact surfaces|
|Max. coil width||1,941 mm|
|Min. coil width||30 mm|