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Term of the Road Dictionary

corner casting

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Multimodal Transport
  • Definition : Component found at the base of a container or swap body into which a twist lock of a carrying vehicle will engage for securing the unit during transit. Note: containers also have them fitted at the top to enable lifting by a gantry or mobile crane, and to lock containers together when being stacked [EN 14943].

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