Dong Fang International Containers
Dong Fang International Containers

How Much Do You Know About Shipping Containers?

Among the commonly used shipping containers, there are three types of containers: 20 feet, 40 feet, and 40 feet high, of which 20 feet and 40 feet are the most conventional container sizes, and the three standard containers are suitable for loading any general cargo. The way is European standard pallet or carton.

1. The composition of the shipping container

A container, also known as a cargo box or a container, is a box freight equipment that is standardized and produced according to specifications. It can be used repeatedly and has certain strength, rigidity and integrity to facilitate mechanical loading and unloading. Since the Dong Fang International container can be easily transferred and transported, it has greatly expanded its spread and use around the world.

The structure of the dry cargo container is mainly divided into the following parts: steel frame, wave-shaped side wall panels that constitute the enclosure of the box, floor and its additional beams, opening doors and their auxiliary parts, and various loading and unloading components. Various components are welded to each other to form a box structure with complete independence.

2. The life of the shipping container

The lifespan of bulk containers in the transportation industry is generally 10-15 years. The undamaged container bodies that have been eliminated still have good physical properties. After rust removal and painting treatment, they can generally be used for another 15 years. Well, or paired with other structures like concrete for longer lasting. Of course, the new container is better in appearance and performance.

3. The protection of shipping container

The material of the container is affected by the physical characteristics of its metal structure, the thermal insulation performance is poor, and the indoor thermal environment is relatively unstable. It is necessary to install an additional thermal insulation layer to effectively control the indoor thermal environment; in addition, the box body is easy to rust, so it is necessary to paint the inside and outside of the container. Anti-rust paint to stop rust. It should be noted that in order to prevent the spread of pests and diseases during international shipping, the container paints produced in some countries use chromate, phosphorus-containing or lead-containing paints. Therefore, for some containers, the original residual paint should be used. Grind off for safe use.

Bulk shipping containers refer to a "container" with a loading port at the top and a delivery port at the bottom, which is mainly used for unpackaged solid granular and powdered goods. It is often used to load grain, and can also load various feed, resin, cement, sand and gravel and other goods. When loading grains, due to the need for quarantine, some bulk containers are also provided with attachments for fumigation on the top of the container. In addition to the door of the bulk container, there are 2 to 3 loading ports on the top of the box, which are suitable for loading powder or granular goods. When using, pay attention to keep the inside of the box clean and smooth on both sides to facilitate the unloading of goods from the box door.