Chassis and bodywork dimensions

Bodywork Exchange Parameters

The standardised chassis and bodywork dimensions, Bodywork Exchange Parameters (BEP)1 according to ISO 21308, are presented here as well as a number of Scania dimensions.

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BEP – length dimensions

Code

Short description

Complete description

BEP-L001 Total length Distance from the vehicle’s front edge to its rear edge, including any accompanying equipment both at the front and rear
BEP-L002 Front reference point for measuring Distance from the centre of the first front axle to the front reference point for measuring
BEP-L003 Rear reference point for measuring Distance from the first driving rear axle to the rear reference point for measuring
BEP-L010 Total axle distance Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the centre of the last axle
BEP-L011 Configuration axle distance Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the centre of the first driving rear axle
BEP-L012.n Wheel distance between axle n and n+1 Distance between the wheel centres on the axles n and n+1
BEP-L013 Theoretical axle distance for front axle combination Distance between the first front axle and the front axle combination’s calculated line of mass
BEP-L014 Theoretical axle distance for rear axle combination Distance between the first driving rear axle and the rear axle combination’s calculated line of mass
BEP-L015 Theoretical axle distance Distance between the front axle combination’s and rear axle combination’s calculated lines of mass
BEP-L016 Vehicle’s front overhang Distance between the vehicle’s front edge and the centre of the first axle
BEP-L017 Vehicle’s rear overhang Distance between the centre of the last axle and the vehicle’s rearmost section
BEP-L018 Frame’s front overhang Distance between the frame’s front edge and the centre of the first axle
BEP-L019 Frame’s rear overhang Distance between the centre of the last axle and the rear edge of the frame’s side member
BEP-L020 The frame’s rear overhang from the first driving axle Distance between the centre of the first driving rear axle and the rearmost edge of the frame’s side member
BEP-L021 Technical overhang, length Distance between the rear axle combination’s calculated line of mass and the vehicle’s or bodywork’s rearmost edge
BEP-L030.n.t Start of a chassis-mounted object, length Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the foremost part of the nth object mounted on the chassis
BEP-L031.n.t End of a chassis-mounted object, length Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the rearmost part of the nth object mounted on the chassis
BEP-L032 The frame length from the centre of the first front axle Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the rearmost point of the chassis
BEP-L033 The frame’s minimum length from the centre of the first front axle Minimum distance between the centre of the first front axle and the rearmost point of the chassis
BEP-L034 Front edge of the front crossmember Distance from the front edge of the front crossmember to the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L035 Drawbeam’s reference position Distance from the centre of the first driving rear axle to the rear crossmember’s mounting surface for trailer couplings
BEP-L036.n.t Distance to the front edge of the nth front intermediate crossmember Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the front edge of the nth intermediate crossmember on the chassis centreline
BEP-L037.n.t Distance to the front edge of the nth rear intermediate crossmember Distance between the centre of the first driving rear axle and the front edge of the nth intermediate crossmember on the chassis’s centreline
BEP-L038.n.t Distance to the hole pattern in the front section of the frame Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the reference point for the positioning of the nth hole pattern in the frame
BEP-L039.n.t Distance to the hole pattern in the rear section of the frame Distance between the centre of the first driving rear axle and the reference point for the positioning of the nth hole pattern in the frame
BEP-L040.n Start of protected area on the frame Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the start of the nth protected area on the chassis frame
BEP-L041.n End of protected area on the frame Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the end of the nth protected area on the chassis frame
BEP-L042.n The first front axle’s centre to the nth angle in the frame Distance between the centre of the wheel on the first front axle and the nth angle in the frame (if behind the cab)
BEP-L043.n The power take-off’s (PTO’s) longitudinal position Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the reference point for the nth power take-off
BEP-L044 Chassis centre of gravity, longitudinally Theoretically calculated centre of gravity for the chassis measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L045.n Length to connection pin centre Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first front axle to the centre axle of the trailer coupling’s pin
BEP-L046.n Start of available space zone, length Start of a zone at least 500 mm long, which is available on the outside of the chassis frame for use by the bodybuilder, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L047.n End of available space zone, length End of a zone at least 500 mm long, which is available on the outside of the chassis frame for use by the bodybuilder, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L048.n Start of the frame’s nth side member profile Start of the frame’s nth side member profile, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L049.n End of the frame’s nth side member profile End of the frame’s nth side member profile, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L050.n Start of the frame’s nth reinforcement profile Start of the frame’s nth reinforcement profile, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L051.n End of the frame’s nth reinforcement profile End of the frame’s nth reinforcement profile, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L060 Cab tilt angle Maximum tilt angle from driving position
BEP-L061 Front axle to cab inclination to service position Distance from the centre of the front axle to an x-plane which touches the cab’s foremost point in the service position when tilted forwards maximally
BEP-L062 Cab’s hinge point, longitudinally Distance measured from the centre of the first front axle to the hinge point
BEP-L063 End of cab Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the rear side of the cab
BEP-L064.n End of cab-mounted object Distance between the centre of the first front axle and the rearmost part of the nth object mounted on the cab
BEP-L070.n.t Distance between the nth crossmember in the subframe, front Distance from the centre of the first front axle to the nth crossmember’s front edge in the subframe
BEP-L071.n.t Distance between the nth crossmember in the subframe, rear Distance from the centre of the first driving rear axle to the nth crossmember’s front edge in the subframe
BEP-L072 Distance to the fifth wheel’s kingpin from the front axle, foremost position Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first front axle to the centre of the fifth wheel’s kingpin coupling, foremost position
BEP-L073 Distance to the fifth wheel’s kingpin from the front axle, nominal position Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first front axle to the centre of the fifth wheel’s kingpin coupling, nominal position
BEP-L074 Distance to the fifth wheel’s kingpin from the front axle, rearmost position Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first front axle to the centre of the fifth wheel’s kingpin coupling, rearmost position
BEP-L075 Distance to the fifth wheel’s kingpin from the rear axle, foremost position Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first driving rear axle to the centre of the fifth wheel’s kingpin coupling, foremost position
BEP-L076 Distance to the fifth wheel’s kingpin from the rear axle, nominal position Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first driving rear axle to the centre of the fifth wheel’s kingpin coupling, nominal position
BEP-L077 Distance to the fifth wheel’s kingpin from the rear axle, rearmost position Distance from the centre of the vehicle’s first driving rear axle to the centre of the fifth wheel’s kingpin coupling, rearmost position
BEP-L078 Fifth wheel’s coupling pin to cab Distance between the centre of the fifth wheel’s coupling pin and the nearest object behind the cab
BEP-L079 Fifth wheel’s coupling pin to the most distant obstacle on the tractor Distance between the centre of the fifth wheel’s coupling pin and the most distant obstacle at the rear of the tractor, measured as a radial dimension
BEP-L100 Bodywork length Distance between the front and rear external points on a bodywork
BEP-L101 Bodywork’s internal length The internal distance between the bodywork’s front and rear limitations
BEP-L102 Distance from the first front axle to the bodywork Minimum distance from the centre of the first front axle to the front edge of the bodywork
BEP-L103 Body’s centre of gravity, foremost position Theoretically calculated foremost centre of gravity for the body, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L104 Body’s centre of gravity, rearmost position Theoretically calculated rearmost centre of gravity for the body, measured from the centre of the first front axle
BEP-L105 Maximum body length in relation to centre of gravity, foremost position Maximum body length in relation to the centre of gravity in ideal conditions with an even load distribution
BEP-L106.n Centre of gravity for bodywork object Centre of gravity for bodywork object

BEP – width dimensions

Code Short description Complete description
BEP-W001 Chassis total width with cab Maximum external width of the vehicle’s chassis
BEP-W002   Width across the cab Cab’s external width
BEP-W003.n Width across the wheels on the nth axle External width across the wheels on the nth axle
BEP-W010.n Steering angle The wheels’ maximum steering angle
BEP-W011 Turning circle diameter Diameter of the circle described by the “centre” of the tyre on the outer steered wheel on the first front axle at maximum steering angle
BEP-W012 Clearance circle diameter Diameter of the circle described by the vehicle’s outer edge at maximum steering angle
BEP-W013.n Track width Distance between the centre of the tyres on the nth axle
BEP-W014.n Twin wheel distance Distance between the centre of the two tyres on the nth axle on one side
BEP-W015.n Spring width distance Distance between the springs’ centreline on the nth axle
BEP-W030.n.t Start of a chassis-mounted object, width Distance from the chassis frame’s centreline to the closest part of the nth object mounted on the chassis
BEP-W031.n.t End of a chassis-mounted object, width Distance from the chassis frame’s centreline to the furthest part of the nth object mounted on the chassis
BEP-W032.n Frame side member profile’s bottom width Profile width at the bottom of the frame’s nth side member
BEP-W033.n Frame side member profile’s top width Profile width at the top of the frame’s nth side member
BEP-W034.n Frame side member profile’s waist width Profile thickness at the waist of the frame’s nth side member
BEP-W035 Frame width in the front area Frame’s external width in the front section of the vehicle
BEP-W036 Frame width in the rear area Frame’s external width in the rear section of the vehicle
BEP-W043.n Power take-off’s (PTO’s) sideways position Distance between the chassis frame’s centreline and the reference point for the nth power take-off
BEP-W044 Chassis centre of gravity, sideways Theoretically calculated centre of gravity for the chassis, measured from the chassis’s centreline
BEP-W052.n Frame reinforcement's bottom width The width of the nth frame reinforcement profile’s lower part
BEP-W053.n Frame reinforcement's top width The width of the nth frame reinforcement profile’s upper part
BEP-W054.n Frame reinforcement's waist thickness The thickness of the nth frame reinforcement profile’s waist
BEP-W100.n Bodywork’s external width Distance between the bodywork’s outermost points on the left- and right-hand sides
BEP-W101 Bodywork’s internal width The internal distance between the bodywork’s left- and right-hand limitations
BEP-W102.n Width of the body’s cargo opening The internal width of the body’s cargo opening

Scania specific dimensions

Code Description
CO Distance between the top edge of the chassis frame and the highest point on the cab during tilting
D.n Tyre diameter on the nth axle (D1-D5)
FTF.L Distance between a point at the very front of the fuel tank on the left-hand side of the vehicle and the centreline of the fuel filler
FTF.R Distance between a point at the very front of the fuel tank on the right-hand side of the vehicle and the centreline of the fuel filler
UTF.L Distance between a point at the very front of the reductant tank on the left-hand side of the vehicle and the centreline of the reductant tank filler
UTF.R Distance between a point at the very front of the reductant tank on the right-hand side of the vehicle and the centreline of the reductant tank filler
XX Distance between the top edge of the chassis frame and the highest point of the tyre with a raised tag axle