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The Dry Freight Trailer for Demanding Fleets

Road-proven. Ready to perform.

Over 700,000 DuraPlate trailers have taken to the road—outperforming and outlasting every alternative. DuraPlate’s lightweight composite plate construction supports your toughest load requirements with exceptional durability and maximum payload capacity. Preferred by North America’s leading carriers, every aspect of this trailer is designed to maximize your productivity and profitability.

"Over the years, Wabash has been great in customizing trailers to what fits our needs. Somewhere around 1996 or 1997, we adopted the DuraPlate trailer. It has been a revolutionary product."

– Michael Gerdin, Heartland Express, Inc.


  • Best-in-class durability means less maintenance and greater uptime.
  • Maximum cargo capacity allows you to haul more freight per load. 
  • High-performance design and components allow you to run your trailers longer. 
  • DuraPlate trailers produce the highest resale values in their class.

DuraPlate Dry Vans

  • DuraPlate composite plate construction provides best-in-class durability to minimize impact and abrasion damage.
  • 101” interior width delivers maximum cube capacity.
  • Lightweight design increases payload capacity and provides freight flexibility in back hauls.
  • The highest standard floor rating in the industry (20,000 lb.) supports heavier payloads, high-cycle loading and unloading, and longer floor life.
  • Proprietary TrustLock® Plus System makes door operation easy for drivers, and locks the door within 3” of the sidewall when loading/unloading to prevent damage.

DuraPlate HD Dry Vans

  • Utilizing the same lightweight design of our original DuraPlate trailer, this heavy-duty model adds protection in the areas you need it most without sacrificing cargo space.
  • The 22” high rugged aluminum baseplate withstands the most abusive freight loading and unloading, and resists exterior sideswipe damage.
  • Eliminates the need for and related maintenance of an interior scuff liner.
  • Available with conventional or NEW DuraPlate Cell Core panels that save up to 300 lb. per 53’ trailer.
  • Highest standard floor rating in the industry at 20,000 lb.; up to 28,000 lb. available.
  • Ideal for general freight and heavy-hauls like paper, automotive parts or carpet.

DuraPlate PUP Vans

  • DuraPlate trailer performance in a 28’ pup design.
  • High-strength, bonded DuraPlate sidewalls support specialty load securement and decking systems.
  • Galvanized components resist corrosion.
  • Heavy-duty door track protection prevents damage and downtime.
  • Converter Dollies, constructed with high-strength 50 KSI steel with galvanized frame and hangers, are also available.


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