DuraPlate HD



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Introduced in 2003, the DuraPlate HD® provides best-in-class strength and durability. The high-strength aluminum base plate in the lower sidewall withstands the most abusive freight hauls and resists damage from exterior sideswipes. This model is ideally suited for both general freight and heavy-haul freight such as paper, automotive parts and carpet. -

Product Description

General: Dimensions: 53’ x 102-3/8” x 13’6”

                 Front interior height: 110-1/4”

                Rear interior height: 111-1/4”

                Interior width sidewall to sidewall 101”

                GVWR: 68,000 lb. / 30,845 kg

                GAWR: 20,000 lb. / 9,072 kg

Nose/Coupler:  4” coupler 3/16” x 50K approach plate with .290” x 50K grid plate

                King pin with zinc anodes corrosion protection

                One-piece extruded aluminum header

                5" radius corner post constructed with .125 heavy-duty extruded aluminum

                6-post nose with structural corner posts, hat channels mounted with four 5/16” steel bolts and 1/4” rivet connections around perimeter

                Heavy-duty, 3/16” stainless steel lower nose rail

Sidewalls:  DuraPlate® composite panels with a limited 10-year warranty*

               Flat seam design allows top rail connection to the outside panel

               Recessed logistic seam on 50” vertical centers rated at 1,880 lb. working load Integral A-slots punched on 4-1/2” centers

               22” high extruded aluminum base rail in lower sidewall

               DuraPlate panels made in the U.S.A.

Floor System:  20,000-lb. dynamic load rating

               Full, 1-3/8” thick laminated oak floorboards installed with three screws per board, per crossmember

               4” steel or aluminum crossmembers on 12” centers in bay, steel crossmembers over sub frame and landing gear, 8” centers in rear 2’ Steel                                 bolted crossmember attachment

 Roof System:  .040” aluminum roof sheet wrapped over top rail edge

               18-gauge steel anti-snag roof bows mounted on 24” centers

 Rear Frame:  Carbon steel with ultra high-zinc epoxy primer and polyester powder-coated for corrosion resistance. Galvanized and stainless steel options                      available.

                Carbon steel rear impact guard with outboard vertical bumper legs meets U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada requirements

                 5/16” steel base plate in rear sill with 1/2" post protection

                 Eyebrow and vertical light protection

                 3-1/2” rear header with integral gutter

                 DuraPlate composite swing doors with aluminum 4-hole hinge / five hinges per door

                 TrustLock Plus® System comprised of a lower sill design and a lock rod with integral door holdback, 1 per door

Suspension: SAF UltraLite™ mechanical suspension or Hendrickson VANTRAAX® HKANT 40 air suspension with Hendrickson QUIK-DRAW®

                  Meritor® axle with parallel “P” spindle wheel ends

                  Haldex Gold Seal® brake chamber with S-ABA slack adjuster

                  Meritor MA212 long-life brake linings

                  Maxion Wheels 5HH white powder-coated lightweight steel wheels

                  Intercostal crossmember bracing and JOST landing gear

 Lights/Electrical: All LED lights

                 Wabash National 3.0 Sealed Harness System -

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