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For bulk waste a common type has additional impermeable doors on one side. In British English the firefighting containers are generically called “demountable pod” or just “pod” for example “foam pod” and while being a generic term these are universally roller containers as well. Solution removable transport containers in road and rail transport already appeared in the s.

The DIN standard does not define the height nor most of the other sizes – it concentrates on the hook for lifting the container and the wheels that allow sliding on the ground. Views Read Edit View history. These terms refer to the level arm that matches with the grip 300722 on the container to lift it from the ground.

This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat Since in the Netherlands used the system for waste transportation and consumer goods under the name “Laadkisten”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Roller container

In practical usage there are lighter specialized fire trucks for everyday usage while larger fire and catastrophic situations can be handled by using WLF in a shuttle operation bringing as much equipment to the scene as needed. Reloading held by dragging rope winch tow car. The transport frame consists of two U-profile rail bars and a central pivot – this allows the frame to swing out for loading and to swing back to be parallel with the rail car for distance travel by rail. Additionally some firefighting equipment like the decontamination pod have advantages for military conversion dispatching them by standard NATO container transport.


The roller containers come in a larger variety 307722 specific usages.

There is no additional installation required for the process as the level arm of the truck can push the container on to a transport frame that is mounted on the rail car.

These dimensions are based on DIN There are low height containers that allow easy dumping of green care waste. Roller containers for dib waste need additional stability.

DIN – European Standards

The AB units may be built from standard containers with equipment installed from different suppliers as required by the fire department.

Its original usage was in the collection of bulk waste resulting in the creation of the DIN standards to be initiated by city cleaning companies. In the s began to be widely used for the transport of waste 30722 the system of a car. A roller container is a container type that can be carried by trucks to be pushed to ground level by help of a hook and level arm with the container possibly sliding on steel roller wheels.

Retrieved from ” https: Another important area is in the containerization of firefighting equipment used as swap body containers of fire trucks. Marrel invented the hook lift in and introduced the concept in the US market. The width of the containers does mostly follow intermodal shipping containers and there are undercarriage frames available for twenty-foot containers to be handled as a roller container.

This allows containers to be unloaded without the help of a forklift. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. A swap body may be used where the container needs to be kept level. For the most part the replacement of older fire trucks takes the form of new AB units in Germany. The steel rollers that contact the ground can cause damage to asphalt pavement, a concrete surface is more suitable. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The height has not been standardized and roller containers are commonly not used for stacking.


Rail transport of roller containers is now prevalent in German-speaking countries and neighbouring countries like the Netherlands and the Czech Republic. According to Marrel they have invented hooklift trucks marketing them since in the USA.

The term “roller container” has been introduced in the English summary of the DIN standards that refer to the prominent feature of steel wheels – such wide wheels are commonly known in English as rollers. There are squeeze containers that compress the garbage. The AB units may be used far longer than the WLF trucks as the latter can be exchanged independently – this makes maintenance cheaper especially for special equipment that is only rarely needed.

The containers come in a great variety with national regulations to control common types, for example in Germany one may find. This has influenced languages like Dutch where the truck is called haakarmvoertuig hook arm vehicle and the container being a haakarmbak hook arm pod. The ACTS found wider usage first in Switzerland where rail transport to remote villages is often easier than running large trucks through narrow streets.

There is an additional term “hooklift container” that is related to the common designation of the hoist gear on trucks used for roller containers to be called “hook lift”.

The roller container standards have become the basis of containerized firefighting equipment throughout Europe. CargoBeamer for moving containers 307722 a train sideways Dumpster Intermodal container Modalohr rail car turning platform for shipping containers Roll-off dumpsterspecial roll-off trucks for open-top containers Sidelifter for bringing containers to ground level Swap body trucks that are not lowered to ground level Tank chassis.

Not to be confused with roll containers, often being roll cage containers like warehouse distribution trolleys.