Vibration Fatigue

Vibration Fatigue

Galvanised ElectroGal® Trailer Parts

Galvanised ElectroGal® Trailer Parts

Galvanised trailer and caravan parts have undergone a quiet revolution. Gone are the hot-dipped galvanising methods that were used in many processes. Hot-dipped galvanising whilst still very popular is being replaced by ElectroGal® or a Mechanical Galvanising process.
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How to fix Dangerous Caravan Vibration Fatigue

How to fix Dangerous Caravan Vibration Fatigue

If Vibration Fatigue can bring down a Boeing 747, you can be sure it will bring down your Caravan too. Boeing has taken precautions against vibration fatigue and so should you. Consider the following article, there may be a few precautions you can take or at least check.
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How long do Caravan Shock Absorbers last

How long do Caravan Shock Absorbers last

How long do caravan shock absorbers last is a great question that we get asked a lot. If I said 5000klms you would say I am stupid and had no idea. So first read a little about shock absorbers and how they keep your caravan on the road. Shock absorbers are quite...

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Video: Vibration Fatigue in Caravans and Boat Trailers

Video: Vibration Fatigue in Caravans and Boat Trailers

Vibration fatigue in caravans and boat trailers is one of the leading causes of spring failure, axle failure and failures associated with your running gear. Have you ever seen an axle wobble in the middle as its owner drives down the highway oblivious to what is occurring under his rig?
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The Coupleamte Caravan Hubodometer measures the kilometres travelled towing your gear. Distance between service events like bearing adjustments, tyre wear, shackle bolt and plate replacement can be measured.

Dee Shackles and Bow Shackles will be mandatory when rule changes come into effect in 2019.

Early Alko offroad couplings used a locking ring to enable the coupling to be connected. Learn how to connect this coupling correctly and not brake the locking ring.

Understanding Safety Chains can be difficult and confusing. The experts at Couplemate have tried to make it simpler with this animated video.

Technical Docs

A collection of information relating to the current regulations for towing trailers or caravans.

Tips & Tricks

Caravan & trailer towing equipment tips.