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KMT1-11 Mechanics Truck on a Ford F-550

Specs

  • KMT1-11 Mechanics Truck Specifications

    Document contains KMT1-11 Mechanics Trucks specifications for dual rear wheel cab chassis with 84" CA.

Features

  • Street Side View
    Street Side View
  • Curb Side View
    Curb Side View
  • Rear View
    Rear View
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  • Close Doors
  • Open Doors
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  • Close Doors
  • Open Doors
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  • Close Tailgate
  • Open Tailgate
E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

Platform Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

Platform Flooring

Platform Flooring

Choose from either 1/8" treadplate, 10 gauge smooth steel, or 2" pine flooring (shown), whichever best fits your application.

Recessed Lighting

Recessed Lighting

Recessed RID lights located on the front and back corners of the side rails and rear tail skirt for increased visibility.

ICC Bumper

ICC Bumper

ICC Bumper for under-ride protection and for compliance with FMVSS regulations.

Front/Side Rails

Front/Side Rails

Front and side rails constructed of heavy duty 12 gauge formed steel for structural superiority.

Stake Pockets

Stake Pockets

Reinforced nominal 2x4 internal stake pockets lining all four sides of the platform that accept a wide variety of Knapheide side options for further customization.

Tailskirt

Tailskirt

7 gauge tapered tail skirt connected to the long sills for structural superiority.

Undercoat

Undercoat

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

Understructure

Understructure

11 gauge steel cross sills on 12" center for structural rigidity.

Understructure

Understructure

4" structural steel cross sills on 12" centers offer superior structural integrity.

Side Rails

Side Rails

Front and side rails constructed of heavy duty 7 gauge formed steel.

Flooring

Flooring

Choose from either two-piece 3/16" treadplate steel, two-piece 7 gauge smooth steel, or 2" pine flooring.

Front/Side Rails

Front/Side Rails

Front and side rails constructed of heavy duty 12 gauge formed steel for structural superiority.

Rub Rails

Rub Rails

Rub rails located on the sides and rear of platform for stake pocket protection and convenient cargo tie down.

Stake Pockets

Stake Pockets

Reinforced nominal 2x4 external stake pockets lining all four sides of the platform and accept a wide variety of Knapheide side options for further customization.

Stake Pockets

Stake Pockets

Heavy duty, reinforced external stake pockets are sized to accept nominal 2x4 as well as a wide variety of Knapheide side options for further customization.

Understructure

Understructure

Structural long sills with gusseted cross members spaced on 12" centers, long sills are 5" on 12" platforms and 7" on 14" and longer platforms.

Rub Rails

Rub Rails

3/8" steel rub rails located on the sides of the platform for stake pocket protection and convenient cargo tie down.

Side/End Rails

Side/End Rails

Side and end rails constructed of structural C-channel steel for rigidity and strength.

E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

Gooseneck Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

Understructure

Understructure

Durable 6" structural channel long sills strengthened by 12 gauge formed cross sills, standard 16" on centers.

Finish Paint

Finish Paint

Durable oven-cured finish coat paint on top of Knapheide's exclusive electrodeposition prime paint for a clean overall appearance.

Gooseneck Hitch System

Gooseneck Hitch System

Under the floor gooseneck hitch system with 1.31" diameter hole and 2-5/16" ball installed. Gooseneck system includes safety chain attachment points and 7 way trailer plug. Gooseneck hitch rated at 25,000 lbs. gross trailer weight, 5,000 lbs. tongue weight.

Gooseneck Access Door

Gooseneck Access Door

Double hinged access door covers gooseneck hitch system when not in use, creating a flush platform floor for multi-use applications.

Flooring

Flooring

Rugged, two piece 12 gauge treadplate floor that can withstand jobsite abuse.

Receiver Hitch

Receiver Hitch

Integrated Class V receiver hitch at rear of platform with safety chain attachment points and 7 way trailer plug, receiver hitch rated at 12,000 lbs.

Bulkhead

Bulkhead

Formed, integrated bulkhead with screened window and tapered design to conform to cab contours and increase operator visibility.

Stake Pockets

Stake Pockets

Internal stake pockets lining both sides and rear of the platform that accept a wide variety of Knapheide side options for further customization.

Rub Rails

Rub Rails

Rub rails installed on both sides of the platform for convenient cargo tie downs and stake pocket protection.

Bulkhead

Bulkhead

Formed, integrated bulkhead with screened window and tapered design to conform to cab contours and increase operator visibility.

S/T/T & B/U Lights

S/T/T & B/U Lights

Integrated S/T/T and B/U lights located in the bulkhead and tailskirt for a clean appearance.

Stake Pockets

Stake Pockets

Internal stake pockets lining both sides and rear of the platform that accept a wide variety of Knapheide side options for further customization.

Cab Protector

Cab Protector

Quarter cab protector constructed of 10 gauge high tensile steel with a punched window for improved operator visibility. Quarter cab protector in straight or tapered style, full cab protector available for full cab protection.

E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

Dump Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

Understructure

Understructure

Understructure features a crossmemberless design for a clean look with improved dirt-shedding capabilities. Rugged fully-boxed long sills are constructed of 7 gauge HRCQ steel and runs the entire length of the floor (Crossmember design available on Rigid Side Dump Bodies). The entire understructure is undercoated for increased corrosion resistance.

Floor

Floor

Floor is constructed of two-piece, 7 gauge HRCQ steel with a full seam weld down the center (Rigid Side models with crossmember understructure features a two-piece 10 gauge floor with full seam weld).

Double-Acting Tailgate

Double-Acting Tailgate

Versatile, double-acting tailgate in order to accommodate both spreader dumping applications and drop down pick-up style dumping applications.

Tailgate

Tailgate

Double panel tailgate construction with 12 gauge HY50 outer panel and 10 gauage HY50 inner panel. Tailgate features a one-handed quick release lever for easy drop-down action.

Side Board Pockets

Side Board Pockets

2x6 side board pockets on the sides at the front and rear allow for increased load capacity when utilizing cheater boards.

Tarp Hook

Tarp Hook

Rear corner posts equipped with a hook on each side to accept an optional tarp.

Toe Saver Bracket

Toe Saver Bracket

Toe saver brackets located on both sides of the end rail for operator safety.

Side Construction

Side Construction

Sides are constructed of rugged 10 gauge high tensile steel for durability.

Drop Side Handles

Drop Side Handles

One-handed pull release handle on the drop down sides for convenient and smooth drop down operation. Drop down sides hinge 180 degrees for hassle free loading and unloading of cargo.

Sloped Rails

Sloped Rails

Sides and tailgate feature self-cleaning sloped top rails and lower rails for dirt shedding.

Tail Lights

Tail Lights

Wrap around tail lights provide the look of a regular pick-up bed.

Tailgate

Tailgate

Flush removable pick-up style tailgate with an automotive tailgate handle.

Door Seals

Door Seals

Triple contact door seals provides protection against the outside elements for your tools and equipment.

Door Hinges

Door Hinges

Durable concealed hinges provide unmatched security for the contents within your compartments.

E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

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

Contoured Body

Contoured Body

Stylized Service Body has contoured lines to match OEM cab and presents a professional appearance.

E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

Forestry Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

LED Lights

LED Lights

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

Ladder Box

Ladder Box

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

Punched Vents

Punched Vents

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

Smooth Side Panels

Smooth Side Panels

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

Tailgate

Tailgate

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.

Undercoat

Undercoat

Bodies are undercoated with Knapheide's water-based undercoat for additional corrosion resistance.

Understructure

Understructure

Floor is constructed of 6" structural long sills, 10 gauge formed cross sills, and a 10 gauge floor plate for superior durability.

Bow Bracing

Bow Bracing

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

Door Seals

Door Seals

Thick automotive bulb-type neoprene door seals protect compartments from the weather and keep your tools and equipment dry and dirt free.

Mechanics Drawers

Mechanics Drawers

Street side front vertical compartment has a heavy duty 7 drawer unit with 3-3" high drawers, 3-5" high drawers, and 1-7" high drawer for organization of your tools.

Auxiliary Work Lights

Auxiliary Work Lights

4 halogen work lights installed, 1 on each rear light box, 1 at the base of the crane boom support, and 1 in the middle on top of the street side compartments.

Body Shell

Body Shell

Rugged two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel body shell with a six year warranty. Complete undercoating provides an additional layer of corrosion protection.

Gas Bottle Retainer Kit

Gas Bottle Retainer Kit

Curb side front vertical compartment has two gas bottle retainers with both the top and bottom panels vented for safe air circulation.

Work Surface Bumper

Work Surface Bumper

21" work surface bumper with lockable through compartment operated by stainless steel T-handles.

Cargo Area

Cargo Area

Oversized cargo area for transporting large tools, equipment, and inventory. Commercial grade Knapliner spray-on bedliner applied to cargo floor, sides, compartment tops, bulkhead, and tailgate for maximum corrosion resistance.

Cargo Tie Downs

Cargo Tie Downs

Six recessed cargo D-ring tie downs installed in the floor of the cargo area with a 6,000 lb. maximum capacity.

Compressor

Compressor

36 CFM Compressor with 50' x 1/2" hose reel and roller fairlead through the street side rear compartment, FLR system and underbody air tank included.

Hydraulic Crane

Hydraulic Crane

38,000 ft.-lbs. crane with 7,5000 maximum capacity and 21' hydraulic reach. Planetary winch speed at 60'/minute with 3/8" cable and double-acting cylinders with integral holding valves and filters. Crane comes with crane hook, snatch block, anti-two block device, boom support, RF wireless remote with back up pendant control, and in cab control panel included.

Cab Guard

Cab Guard

Bolt-on cab guard with fully punched window for increased visibility

Door Retainer

Door Retainer

Double spring over-center door retainer on all doors eliminates involuntary swing and keeps the door in positive open or closed position.

Compartment Shelves

Compartment Shelves

250 lb. capacity adjustable divider shelves made of rugged spangled galvanized steel. Divider slots on 4" centers. Shelves are covered by the Knapheide six year warranty.

Strut Flex Steps

Strut Flex Steps

Two grip strut flex steps mounted on the bottom of the work surface bumper on both sides, allows for convenient and safe access to the cargo area.

Grab Handles

Grab Handles

Two heavy duty aluminum grab handles located on both sides at the rear of the body for easy cargo access.

Stainless Steel Hinge

Stainless Steel Hinge

Continuous stainless steel hinge for unmatched security and corrosion resistance, backed by the Knapheide six year warranty.

Crane Support Structure

Crane Support Structure

Torq-isolator crane support system with torsion box understructure transfers force into the torsion box floor, not the side compartments eliminating the risk of damaging your crane body.

T-Handles

T-Handles

Stainless steel 3 point T-Handles ensure your compartment doors stay closed and are individually lockable.

LED Lights

LED Lights

LED S/T/T, backup lights, and clearance lights located at the rear for operator safety.

Master Locking System

Master Locking System

Master Locking System locks down all of the side compartments on one side by utilizing a padlock, provides an additional layer of security.

Outriggers

Outriggers

Two hydraulic out and hydraulic down outriggers located at the rear of the crane body for stabilization during crane operations.

Cargo Swivel Hooks

Cargo Swivel Hooks

Two swivel hooks located in the curb side front vertical compartment, hooks pivot 180 degrees and can be used to hang equipment.

Tailgate

Tailgate

16" high double panel slam latch tailgate with center latch and flat space for displaying company graphics.

Sortimo Organizational Unit

Sortimo Organizational Unit

Sortimo organizational unit located in the curb side horizontal compartment for small parts and tool storage.

Compressor

Compressor

35 CFM hydraulic rotary screw compressor with 50' x 1/2" hose reel and roller fairlead through the street side rear vertical compartment, FLR system and underbody air tank included.

Work Surface Bumper

Work Surface Bumper

24" work surface bumper with lockable through compartment operated by stainless steel T-handles.

Hydraulic Crane

Hydraulic Crane

55,000 ft.-lbs. crane with 10,0000 maximum capacity and 21' hydraulic reach. Planetary winch speed at 60'/minute with 7/16" cable and double-acting cylinders with integral holding valves and filters. Crane comes with crane hook, snatch block, anti-two block device, boom support, RF wireless remote with back up pendant control, and in cab control panel included.

Outriggers

Outriggers

Two hydraulic outriggers located at the rear of the crane body integrated into the work surface bumper for stabilization during crane operations.

E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

Service Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

Automotive Latch

Automotive Latch

Automotive quality, paddle-activated rotary style latches make opening and closing easy. Low maintenance and stylish, the latches are covered under Knapheide's six year warranty.

Interior Light Guard

Interior Light Guard

Interior light guards provide protection for recessed lighting and wiring package.

Internal Latch Cover

Internal Latch Cover

Latch interior cover secures the latch to the door and protects the internal latch mechanisms from being damaged.

Security Ring

Security Ring

Adjustable security ring strikers provide strength, security, and a weather tight seal throughout the entire life of the body.

Quick Mount Body

Quick Mount Body

Quick mount installation permits quick, safe mounting of bdoy and bumper and allows for easy transfer from chassis to chassis (meets FMVSS 301 requirements).

Cargo Area

Cargo Area

Spacious cargo area for transporting large or oversized inventory, tools, and equipment.

Return Flange Floor

Return Flange Floor

Exclusive "Return Flange" floor design provides support for side compartments, adds floor strength, and eliminates rust-prone exposed seam between floor and side compartments.

Slam Lock Tailgate

Slam Lock Tailgate

Slam lock tailgate with one hand center release for convenience. Durable double panel construction has flat interior surface for work bench use.

Body Shell

Body Shell

Rugged 14 gauge, two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel body shell with a six year warranty. Complete undercoating provides an additional layer of corrosion protection.

Corrugated Cargo Floor

Corrugated Cargo Floor

Two sided, 14 gauge A-40 galvanneal steel floor is corrugated for enhanced strength with less weight (when compared to tread plate floors).

Compartment Shelves

Compartment Shelves

250 lb. capacity adjustable shelves constructed of .063" 5052 aluminum with infinitely adjustable dividers, shelves are covered by Knapheide's six year warranty.

Understructure

Understructure

Reconfigured and optimized understructure for superior strength to weight ratio and structural integrity.

Cargo Area

Cargo Area

Spacious cargo area for transporting large or oversized inventory, tools, and equipment.

Nitrogen Gas Struts

Nitrogen Gas Struts

Rear cargo doors employ nitrogen gas struts for smooth opening and closing operation.

E-Coat Immersion

E-Coat Immersion

KUV's are fully immersed in Knapheide's electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.

Work Surface Horizontal Compartment

Work Surface Horizontal Compartment

Horizontal compartment drops down to 90 degrees and can serve as a flat panel work surface on the jobsite.

Conduit Chutes

Conduit Chutes

Two lockable conduit chutes with automotive style latches to transport copper pipes, PVC, conduit, and longer items.

Flat Panel Surface

Flat Panel Surface

Flat panel surface ideal for applying company logos, graphics, and contact information to create a rolling billboard.

Power Locks-Master Locking System

Power Locks-Master Locking System

Power Locks with key fob to lock and unlock compartment and rear cargo doors (Power Locks are standard on KUV models for Ford Transit and Ram ProMaster cutaway chassis, Master Locking System standard on KUV models for Ford E-Series and GM Express/Savana cutaway chassis).

Rear Cargo Doors

Rear Cargo Doors

Double panel rear cargo doors lock and seal into the body frame. Doors are constructed of 20 gauge galvanneal steel doors, employ slam latches, and have 9" x 30" glass windows with metal guards for security.

Cargo Area With Cab Access Door

Cargo Area With Cab Access Door

Spacious cargo area for transporting oversized inventory, tools, and equipment. Sliding cab access door with window can be locked from the cab and secured in either an open or closed position.

Interior Dome Lights

Interior Dome Lights

Two interior dome lights in cargo area for improved visibility in low light conditions, light switch located inside the rear cargo doors.

Grab Handle

Grab Handle

Interior cargo area grab handle located directly inside the rear cargo doors on the curb side for easy and safe access.

Door retainer

Door retainer

Double spring over-center door retainer on all doors eliminates involuntary swing and keeps the door in positive open or closed position.

Tread Plate Floor

Tread Plate Floor

Rugged 1/8" thick tread plate floor with 5" structural channel long sills.

Receiver Hitch

Receiver Hitch

Integrated Class V receiver hitch at rear of platform with safety chain attachment points and 7 way trailer plug, receiver hitch rated at 12,000 lbs.

LED S/T/T & B/U Lights

LED S/T/T & B/U Lights

Integrated LED S/T/T and B/U lights located in the bulkhead and tailskirt for a clean appearance.

Bulkhead

Bulkhead

Formed, integrated bulkhead with screened window and tapered design to conform to cab contours and increase operator visibility.

Compartment Shelves

Compartment Shelves

250 lb. capacity adjustable divider shelves made of rugged spangled galvanized steel. Divider slots on 4" centers. Shelves are covered by the Knapheide six year warranty.

Flip Top Compartments

Flip Top Compartments

Flip top compartments employ nitrogen gas struts for smooth opening and closing.

Aluminum Treadplate Trim

Aluminum Treadplate Trim

Bright aluminum treadplate trim installed on the top of each flip top compartment, rear light boxes, rear skirt steps and on the bottom of the fender flair.

Master Locking System

Master Locking System

Master Locking System locks down all of the side compartments on one side by utilizing a padlock, provides an additional layer of security.

Understructure

Understructure

Durable 6" structural channel long sills strengthened by 12 gauge formed cross sills, standard 16" on centers.

Integrated Toolboxes

Integrated Toolboxes

Skirted gooseneck styling with integrated front and rear toolboxes for secure storage.

Roughneck Toolboxes

Roughneck Toolboxes

One above body and one under body toolbox on each side of the body for secure storage. Toolboxes include double panel door construction and automotive quality, paddle activated rotary slam latches.

Screened Window

Screened Window

Screened window bulkhead is contoured to conform to the lines of the cab, while offering maximum visibility.

Material Rack

Material Rack

Material Rack rated at 1,500 lbs. maximum capacity, is side forklift loadable, has swing-away rear cross bar and removable intermediate cross bars for loading taller items, and has tie down hooks to help secure your items.

ICC Bumper

ICC Bumper

ICC Bumper for under ride protection.

Aluminum Treadplate Trim

Aluminum Treadplate Trim

Aluminum tread plate rock guards installed on the front of each under body toolbox.

Wood Tailboard

Wood Tailboard

Full height tailboard at the rear of the above body toolboxes to separate the bed space.

Tailgate

Tailgate

14" High, double-panel contractor grade tailgate drops down a full 180 degrees for easy loading and unloading.

Solid Sides

Solid Sides

14" High removable contractor solid sides secure within the platforms internal stake pockets.

Floor

Floor

Rugged 1/8" tread plate steel floor for durability.

Platform Base

Platform Base

Value-Master X Platform base with 11 gauge high tensile strength cross sills on 18" centers matched up with 5" structural C-channel long sills. Side and end rails constructed of 12 gauge high tensile strength steel.

Cab Guard

Cab Guard

Reinforced cab guard ideal for transporting oversized items such as wheelbarrows.

Options

  • Steel Mechanics Drawers

    The heavy duty mechanics drawer cabinet features dividable drawers (4 drop in dividers per drawer) and each drawer is rated at 250 lbs. With all of this space and capacity, even the most cluttered operator should have enough storage to become organized. The mechanics drawer cabinet stores in the street side front vertical compartment making access to your tools quick and easy.

  • Auxiliary Lighting

    Auxiliary lighting can be your best investment when working in low light conditions.  From large halogen work lights to small incandescent work lights to amber beacon lights, Knapheide can fulfill your auxiliary lighting needs. 

  • Cargo Area Enclosures

    You may haul oversized equipment or supplies in your cargo area that require protection from the weather or theft.  Knapheide has devloped several different cargo area cover options.  If you would like to keep your oversized items out of the weather Knapheide's tarp cargo cover is an ideal option.  If your oversized items require security, check out the Telescopic Sliding Roof with a stainless steel lockable handle. 

  • Compressors

    Regardless if your job calls for a reciprocating or rotary screw compressor, Knapheide has access to a compressor to fit your needs.  Knapheide utilizes only the highest quality compressor suppliers so you can count on your equipment when you need it most out in the field.  

  • Electric Cranes

    Electric cranes are much more cost effective compared to their hydraulic counterparts.  Electric cranes are most commonly utilized within lighter duty and shorter lift applications.  Knapheide can provide electric cranes ranging in size from 1,000 lbs. up to 6,000 lbs.

  • Hydraulic Cranes

    Knapheide can provide you with the right hydraulic crane based upon your needs, regardless of crane brand or size.  Knahpeide has access to most all of the leading crane manufacturers, giving you the most comprehensive selection of hydraulic cranes.  Whether your job requires a 3,000 lbs. or 14,000 lbs. hydraulic crane, let Knapheide spec the best one for you.

  • All In One Power Systems

    Anti-idling regulations have forced many to rethink the way they power their auxiliary equipment on their work truck.  All-in-one power systems have gained much popularity in the last few years.  Knapheide has vast experience spec'ing and installing all-in-one systems powered by diesel (Tier IV complaint) and gas engines.  Choose from a variety of brands to best suite your requirements.

  • Lube Skid

    Give your Mechanics Truck preventative maintenance capabilities with a lube skid.  Lube skids from Knapheide come in a variety of configurations, including tanks dedicated to oil, antifreeze, grease (drum), and salvage.  Hose reels can be placed in a variety of locations, including within compartments or on top of compartment tops.  Product tanks are top fill for easy re-fill operation.

  • Welders

    Welders are essential to mechanics in many different industries: agriculture, heavy construction, mining, and more.  Knapheide can procure and position the right welder on your Mechanics Truck.  Choose from gas or diesel powered with various welding (stick, MIG, TIG, flux core) and cutting capabilities.  Knapheide can position the welder in many different spots depending upon where you want to access it including on the top of the compartments, within the cargo area, or leading out of a compartment.

  • Aluminum Mechanics Drawers

    Mechanics drawers are constructed of lightweight yet durable aluminum alloy (manufactured by C-Tech).  Aluminum drawers are available in a wide variety of configured packages which include a combination of 3", 5", and 7" drawers.  Drawers slide on ball bearings and are rated for a maximum load of 250 lbs. Rugged red powder coat finish provides a long lasting finish.  Dividers are also available to further organize drawers for small tools and hardware.  The patented Motionlatch handle provides effortless opening and closing on each drawer.  

  • Vise

    Knapheide can provide and install the vise you need for your job.  Choose from leading vise brand names and numerous mounting locations.  

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