that the caravan places onto the tow vehicle’s towball by the coupling.
AGGREGATE TRAILER MASS
weight (mass) of the caravan when fully loaded and not coupled to the tow vehicle.
includes water, gas, clothing etc.)
is specified by the caravan manufacturer.
GTM – GROSS
The GTM is
the weight (mass) of a fully loaded caravan. (This includes water, gas,
does not include the towball mass.
GVM – GROSS
The GVM is
the maximum weight of the vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including
bull bar, towbar, fuel, passengers, luggage etc.
GCM – GROSS
The GCM is
the total weight of the vehicle, caravan and the load (mass) combined.
cannot exceed the vehicle manufacturer’s specifications.
INDIVDUAL WHEEL MASS
IWM is the
weight (mass) of each individual wheel of the caravan to achieve maximum on
your caravan evenly to stop sway and suspension damage.