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When safety matters, truck and trailer bodybuilders should carefully consider their choice of material to build rear impact guards for underride protection. The right type of steel in rear impact guards can help to lower the risk of fatal injuries in rear-end collisions involving heavy-duty vehicles and passenger cars, two-wheeled vehicles or lighter-duty vehicles.
The Stratosphere 3.0 rear tipping semi-trailer from Italian company Mantella is a next generation truck trailer chassis, which won the prestigious Swedish Steel Prize in 2018. The chassis has the same weight as an aluminum frame, but with superior mechanical properties and improved road handling.
Strong, light, efficient and beautiful.
Librelato, produces grain trailers that weigh less, carry more, and meet tough demands thanks to Strenx® performance steel. It is Brazil’s third largest trailer manufacturer.
Trucking is the most common form of inland freight transportation and seems to be gearing up for continued expansion globally. At the same time, truck and trailer OEMs, logistics providers and other market players are facing a heavy load of challenges and uncertainties such as stricter emission standards, driver shortages, digitalization, inefficient processes and high fleet operations costs.
One thing is certain: companies must take action soon, or risk being driven from the market.
If you’re looking for steel for trailer frames, look no further than Strenx® performance steel. This high-strength steel makes the ideal choice for metal trailer flooring and metal siding. SSAB customers also use it successfully in components like rear underrun protection devices (RUPD), kingpin assemblies, drawbar couplings, and timber trailer stakes and bunks.
When you use strong yet light Strenx® performance steel for trailer frames, you not only get clean steel with consistent, guaranteed properties. You can also significantly reduce the weight of the trailer – and increase payload, save on fuel costs, lower your carbon footprint, and improve your bottom line.
So why not get a quicker return on investment with Strenx® performance steel for trailer frames and components instead of using stainless or conventional trailer sheet metal? Contact us today to find the perfect steel grade for each trailer component.