In this series, we’re discussing Standard Trailer Options and Upgrades you’ll want to consider when spec’ing your next reefer trailer. Today’s topic is Lightweight Savings Options.
Some lightweight options for reefer trailers include:
- Saves up to 208 lbs. per trailer
- Light Weight Steel Hubs: Saves up to 56 lbs.
- Upgrade to Aluminum Hubs: Save anywhere from 56 lbs. to 62 lbs. depending on what you select.
- CentriFuse drums: Saves approx. 56 lbs.
- Upgrade to Disc Brakes: Saves 20 lbs. and also stops the trailer a lot quicker.
- Ultraa-K suspension: is 105 lbs. lighter than the original HK ANT 40.
- Reduce the insulation in your sidewalls roof and floor (2” to 1.5”). Saves up to 184 lbs.
Read more in this series, How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer.
- How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer
- Spec’ing a High Cube Trailer
- Deep Frozen – Spec’s and Options
- Spec’ing a Reefer Trailer for Hauling Produce
- Standard Reefer Trailer Spec’s
Options and Upgrades to a Standard Reefer Trailer.
- Insulation, Lights, and Stainless Steel Options
- Wearband, Securement, and Side Panel Options
- Tires, Wheels, Suspension and Brake Options
- Heavy Haul Specs
- Lightweight Savings
Multi-Temp Design Strategies and Perspectives for Single Temp Operators.
- Temperature Ranges and Zones in a Multi-Temp
- Heat Evaporator – Placement and Airflow
- Multi-Temp Remote Control and Shore Power
- Dimensions of a Multi-Temp Trailer
- Driver Safety For Multi-Temp Operations
- Interior and Exterior Lighting
- Bulkheads and Dividers
- Product Safety Features
- Backhaul Restrictions