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Hendrickson Develops Aero Clad Bumper for 2 Peterbilt Truck Models

December 9, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim has released its all-makes Aero Clad bumpers for Peterbilt’s Model 367 and Model 587 trucks. These bumpers offer weight savings with a bright mirror-like finish and are more durable than traditional chrome metal bumpers.

The Peterbilt Model 587 bumper in Aero Clad offers an additional 2.8 inches of ground clearance, making it less susceptible to damage caused by curbs, ramps and snow drifts, compared to the factory supplied bumper option.

Peterbilt Model 367 bumpers in Aero Clad feature a 26-pound weight savings compared to the steel OEM bumper option. In addition to weight advantages, Aero Clad bumpers are also corrosion resistant. The bright mirrored finished won’t pit, fade or crack like chrome plated bumpers. In addition, these bumpers don’t require “touch ups” like painted bumpers.

Aero Clad is a bi-metal material that bonds stainless steel and aluminum at a molecular level. The result is a much lighter than traditional steel bumpers that maintains higher yield strength producing a bumper with the utmost durability. Hendrickson backs the durability and quality of Aero Clad with a five-year limited warranty.