Classification of containers by purpose of use
Ordinary container : it also known as dry cargo container (dry container) is mainly used to ship groceries, and is usually used to ship cultural supplies, daily department stores, medicine, textiles, handicrafts, chemical products, hardware, electronic machinery, instruments and machine parts. This kind of container accounts for 70% to 80% of the total number of containers. In addition to refrigerated goods, live animals, plants, in terms of size, weight and other aspects, it is suitable for container transport of goods, and can use dry cargo containers.
Reefer container : it can be divided into two types: external and built-in. The temperature can be adjusted between-60℃---+ 30℃. In the process of transportation, the built-in container can start casually the freezer to keep the container at a specified temperature, while the external container must rely on the special container car, ship and special yard, and the freezer equipped on the station to refrigerate. This box is suitable for transporting butter, chocolate, frozen fish, condensed milk, margarine and so on in summer.
Open top container : it is also known as open top container, open top cabinet, and this kind of container does not have the box top, but has the folding top beam support canvas, the plastic cloth or the coated plastic cloth roof. It may use the crane to load and unload the goods from the box top, the open top box top can open or does not have the fixed item surface the container, when shipping with the waterproof cloth to cover the top, its watertight requirement is the same as the dry cargo box. Suitable for loading glass panels, steel products, machinery and other heavy goods.