Mechanics Service Crane Trucks

The KMT1 Mechanics Truck combines our rugged Crane Bodies with top-notch cranes, compressors and other equipment to create a turnkey field maintenance solution.

We don’t cut corners with our Mechanics Trucks. They come loaded with standard features to maximize the value. Versatile enough to handle virtually any application, the KMT1 enables technicians and mechanics in agriculture, construction, municipality and more to organize, securely store and transport their tools and equipment. The KMT1 is designed to handle crane load capacities of up to 8,600 lbs., and is built to last longer and perform stronger than the competition.

Rely on Knapheide’s KMT1 Mechanics Truck to maximize your efficiency and safety with mobile service operations.

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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.

Door Seals

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

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

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

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.

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

21" (KMT1), 24" (KMT2), or 28" (KMT3) work surface bumper with lockable through compartment operated by stainless steel T-handles.

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

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


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

38,000 ft.-lbs. crane with 7,500 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.

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

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

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

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

Stainless Steel Hinge

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

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.


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

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.


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

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.

Sortimo Organizational Unit

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

LED Lights

Proprietary rear lights featuring LED S/T/T, LED B/U, LED strobe with (8) selectable patterns and built-in reflectivity

Cab Guard

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


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

Cargo Area Enclosures

Provides optimal coverage to keep oversized items out of the elements.


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

A cost-effective alternative to hydraulic applications. Knapheide can provide electric cranes ranging in size from 1,000 lbs. to 6,000 lbs.

Hydraulic Cranes

With access to most leading crane manufacturers, Knapheide offers a comprehensive selection of hydraulic cranes.

All In One Power Systems

All-in-one systems powered by diesel (Tier IV compliant) and gas engines. Choose from a variety of brands and options to best suit your needs.

Lube Skid

Available 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. Tanks are top fill for easy re-fill operation.


Choose from gas or diesel powered with various welding (stick, MIG, TIG, flux core) and cutting capabilities. Can be positioned in multiple locations.

Aluminum Mechanics Drawers

Aluminum alloy construction manufactured by C-Tech. Available in multiple configurations. Rated for maximum of 250 lbs. Appearance may vary.


Choose from leading vise brand names and numerous mounting locations.

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