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Stainless Steel Front Apron

Heavy-duty 3/16" stainless steel lower nose rail with full width approach angle for unmatched damage resistance.

Heavy-Duty Extruded Aluminum Corner Post

5" radius corners constructed with 0.125" heavy-duty extruded aluminum withstands impact and maximizes cargo space with square interior corners.

SolarGuard® Roof

This high performance option prevents ultraviolet (UV) rays from being absorbed into the roof panel allowing the trailer to maintain operating temperature without excessive operation from the cooling unit.

Heavy-duty 1" Aluminum "z" Posts on 24" Centers

100%-insulated sidewall with thermal breaks prevents heat transfer and maintaining operating temperature with less reefer unit hours.

.120 High-Scrub Top Surface Floor

The heavy-duty duct floor system, with 16,000 lb. dynamic load rating, supports high-cycle loading and unloading.

Load Securement / Logistics

14-gauge, 80,000 psi galvanized steel logistic seams are available on 16” or 24” centers with logistic seams rated at 1,800 lb.

DuraPlate® Composite Plate Sidewalls

DuraPlate panels are constructed of a high-density polyethylene core bonded between two high-strength steel skins to provide unmatched damage resistance and maximum interior width. DuraPlate sidewall panels are made in the U.S.A. and backed by a 10-year warranty.*

ID/Aux Stop Light System

The new ID/Stop Light System integrates auxiliary brake light indicator functionality with the upper rear ID lights – providing better visibility of trailer braking.

High-Strength Floor System

Rated at 16,000 lb., the full 1-1/4” oak floor system with bolted crossmember connections provides superior floor strength to support high-cycle loading/unloading and extends floor life.

Damage-Resistant Roof System

Anti-snag roof bow design deflects impact to minimize damage. Roof bows are constructed of 18-gauge x 80K galvanized steel to increase strength without adding weight.


At Wabash National, we believe the purpose of innovation is to drive performance. By working with North America’s leading refrigerated carriers, we’ve engineered the ArcticLite to meet the rigorous demands of refrigerated freight operations. Thermally efficient, lightweight and extremely durable, this refrigerated van is designed to reduce operating costs and keep you on the road.

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General: Insulation:  2” sidewall, 2” floor, 2” roof 
Dimensions: 53’ x 102-3/8 x 13’6”
Front interior height:  105-3/4”
Rear interior height: 106”
Interior width sidewall to sidewall:  97-3/8” 
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 full approach angle, .250” x 50K grid plate  
Kingpin with zinc anodes corrosion protection 
One-piece Extruded aluminum header
5" radius corner post constructed with .125" heavy-duty extruded aluminum
Trailer refrigeration unit (TRU) frame with three vertical aluminum lower Z-posts, two vertical outboard steel posts and an aluminum upper/lower header

Pre-painted .040 aluminum exterior side sheets 
Heavy-duty 1” aluminum “Z” posts on 24” centers / 12” centers in rear and over landing gear 
Seamless 12” PolarX® integral wall liner
Smooth sidewalls with 4”-8” pattern

Floor System: 16,000-lb. dynamic load rating 
Full, 1-1/4” thick heavy-duty extruded aluminum duct floor
4” steel crossmembers on 12” centers in bay, 8” centers in rear 5’
Fork lift reinforcement: 36” aluminum “I-inserts” in center 72” of floor at rear 
High-density polyurethane (HDPE) composite floor stringers installed with eight 5/16” screws per crossmember
Single piece .030” thermoplastic subpan
Gutters and drains at the front and the rear
Steel materials pre-coated prior to installation
Roof System: 1/8” aluminum doubler plate at front
.060” fiberglass lining
Rear: Brushed-finish stainless steel frame  
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
3” insulated swing doors / 4 aluminum hinges per door, 1 lock rod per door
Flexible multi-point contact door seal 
Vertical aluminum hat channel with cover plate for exterior hardware attachment
Undercarriage: SAF UltraLite™ mechanical suspension or Hendrickson VANTRAAX® HKANT 40 air suspension with Hendrickson QUIK-DRAW®
Meritor® axle with parallel “P” spindle wheel ends 
Meritor MA212 long-life brake linings  
Haldex Gold Seal® brake chamber with S-ABA slack adjuster
Maxion Wheels 5HH white powder-coated lightweight steel wheels  
Intercostal crossmember bracing with JOST landing gear
Lights/Electrical: All LED lights
Wabash National 3.0 Sealed Harness System

  • Door vents
  • DuraPlate® AeroSkirt® and other brands of trailer side skirts
  • Floor packages available in duct and grocer styles with smooth or anti-slip surfaces
  • Floor systems available up to 18,000 lb.
  • ID/AUX Stoplight system
  • Leaf spring and air suspensions
  • Lightweight options to reduce weight and/or increase payload  
  • Multiple axle configurations 
  • Multi-temperature configurations 
  • Numerous insulation packages 
  • EPA SmartWay® certification
  • SolarGuard® roof 
  • Temperature control options/sensors