• Understanding Camper Trailer Weights

    12/07/2016

    When it comes to weighing your trailer, there are many specifications on how it can be weighed, below we have explained the most common camper trailer weight specifications and what they represent.

    TARE

    The TARE of a trailer is the weight of the camper trailer without items, water, gas and accessories.

    ATM

    The ATM of a camper trailer also known as Aggregate Trailer Mass, is the complete weight of a trailer including items, water, gas and accessories, when it is not hitched onto a vehicle.

    GTM

    The GTM of a camper trailer also known as Gross Trailer Mass, is the weight of the camper trailer including items, water, gas and accessories, when it is hitched onto a vehicle.

    CAMPER TRAILER BALL WEIGHT

    The ball weight of a camper trailer is the weight on the vehicle hitch when hitched onto a trailer without items, water, gas and accessories.

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