On the ground or in the air, get it done with a Knapheide

The Knapheide Forestry Body is America’s  premier chipper truck body packed with industry-leading features to help you get the job done.

Engineered and built for ground or aerial applications, all Knapheide Forestry Bodies are fully immersed in our exclusive electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance. Smooth side panels allow for maximum-sized company graphics to easily be applied. All Knapheide Forestry Bodies feature LED lighting for longevity and low maintenance.

When looking for your next forestry body, choose Knapheide, the most trusted name in the industry.

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E-Coat Immersion

Knapheide Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's 12-step, electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

LED Lights

LED S/T/T and B/U lights for extended life and low maintenance.

Ladder Box

Full length ladder box with pole pruner shelf and lockable access door for storage and security.

Punched Vents

Punched vents in upper side panels for air circulation during chipping operations.

Side Panels

Industry exclusive 14 gauge galvanneal smooth side panels easily accept company graphics for a rolling billboard.


Under side of body receives additional corrosion protection with Knapheide's water-based undercoat.

Bow Bracing

16 gauge galvanneal steel roof panel reinforced with internal roof bow bracing for a clean overall appearance.


24" tall, 14 gauge galvanneal steel double-panel tailgate swings open 270 degrees and latches securely in the open position on the curb side for operator safety.

Amber Strobe Lights

Provide better visibility for working crew and increases jobsite safety. Available for Forestry Bodies.

Double Door Rear Gate

Removes pole pruner and ladder access box and for increased carrying capacity on Knapheide Forestry Body.

Pintle Hitch

Ideal for rough driving conditions and potential off-road use. Great option for those in tree care industry.

Storage Packs

L-Pack and I-Pack configurations are made to fit either straight or notched forestry body. Optimal storage solution for few or many products.

Wheel Chocks

Placed directly behind the rear tires. Quick access to your wheel chocks. Holders angled inward for increased security.


Available for Knapheide Platform, Gooseneck, Dump, and Forestry Bodies for additional storage capacity. Above or under body toolboxes available in multiple sizes to fit your application.

Cone Holder

Convenient storage of road/safety cones on front of vehicle allows for easy access and secure transport

ModelBody LengthMin. Recommended Chassis GVWRCapacity YardsExterior Dimensions - Length (in)Inside Dimensions - Height (in)Net Weight (lbs)
Forestry Bodies - Notched
Forestry Bodies - Straight
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