Great Dane has showcased a variety of its new trailer models at this week’s TMC conference in Tennessee.
The all-new Sahara Dry Freight Truck Body on display reportedly features Great Dane's body tie-down system, Grote LongLife sealed harness, .24″ pre-painted white exterior composite plate with galvanised steel interior, EnduroGuard roll-up door frame; rear, kerbside and roadside grab handles.
The second model on display was a 2017 model 53' Champion CP Dry Van custom built for Saia LTL Freight of Johns Creek, Georgia. According to Great Dane, it features a Stemco Platinum Performance Plus Wheel-End System and Grote's LongLife LED Lighting System.
The Saia show trailer reportedly boasts composite plate panels with .019″ galvanised steel skins; Prolam hardwood flooring with protective coatings and a Meritor PSI Inflation System.
A 2017 model 28' Champion SE Dry Van custom built for Southeastern Freight Lines of Columbia, South Carolina was also on display, featuring Great Dane's PunctureGuard lining, 1.38″ Prolam hardwood flooring, a bolt-on suspension sub-frame, galvanised steel decking panels and .200″ x 24″ PunctureGuard side scuffbands.
Also on display was a 2017 model Great Dane Single-Axle Converter Dolly featuring a bolt-on drawbar tongue assembly, a new ramp on the rear frame to prevent the low trailer from hitting the fifth wheel, Bridgestone R268 Low Rolling Resistance Tires and a Stemco Platinum Performance Plus Wheel-End System.