# What Gross Weight Means?

## How do you read a weight plate?

The VIN PlateThe top figure ‘A’ is the gross vehicle weight, the Maximum Allowable Mass (MAM) of the vehicle including occupants, fuel and payload.The second figure ‘B’ is the gross train weight, this is the combined maximum allowable mass of the vehicle and trailer.More items….

## What is the difference between gross weight and net weight?

Some differences between the gross and net weight. Gross weight refers to the total weight of the shipment. The net weight is simply the product’s weight excluding its packaging. … You will need to know the tare weight for this calculation.

## How do you find the gross weight?

What is Gross Weight?Gross weight for air transport is calculated as the product weight plus the packaging weight plus the weight of the crew and passengers, fuel and aircraft.Gross weight for transport by road or rail is the product weight plus packaging (tare weight) plus vehicle or wagon’s weight.More items…•

## What is curb weight mean?

Curb weight (American English) or kerb weight (British English) is the total mass of a vehicle with standard equipment and all necessary operating consumables such as motor oil, transmission oil, coolant, air conditioning refrigerant, and sometimes a full tank of fuel, while not loaded with either passengers or cargo.

## What is tare weight and gross weight?

Tare weight /ˈtɛər/, sometimes called unladen weight, is the weight of an empty vehicle or container. … Gross weight (the total weight) = net weight (the weight of the goods) + tare weight (the weight of the empty container).

## What is net weight of a vehicle?

net weight (plural net weights) The weight of a product (especially food) without the weight of its packaging. The weight of a vehicle without that of its fuel, cargo, personnel etc.

## What does minimum KERB weight mean?

Minimum kerb would be the lightest weight of the most stripped out model available. Kerb weight is what it actually weighs. Maximum Gross is the maximum all-up permitted weight of the vehicle (i.e when you have all your stuff in).