Hardware Report: Trailer aerodynamics

Hardware Report: Trailer aerodynamics

Skirts, tails and even flaps are changing the aerodynamic profile of trailers

A variety of devices, including side skirts and rear-, nose- and front-mounted solutions, that smooth airflow on trailers are widely adopted for their proven fuel savings. “Generally, the aerodynamic devices that are adopted the most are those that are the most durable and least intrusive to the daily operations of a fleet,” says Brian Fanelli, director of sales at Wabash Composites, a business unit of Wabash National.

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