Aluminum Platform Beds

Are you looking for a flatbed truck body that’s easy on payload but heavy on features and toughness? Look no further than the new Aluminum Platform Body from Knapheide. With a desire to never settle for second best, we spent years designing and testing our aluminum product lines to ensure they’re lightweight but not light duty. Assembled with aerospace techniques and utilizing military-grade aluminum extrusions, the aluminum platform body is class-leading in strength, durability and longevity. Available in lengths from 7’ to 18’, there’s a tough, long-lasting aluminum platform body for your application no matter how big or small.

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Aluminum Construction

Constructed of 6061 T6 and 5052 military-grade aluminum, resulting in a body that's 40 percent lighter than steel.

Military-Grade Flooring

Military-grade aluminum extruded floor planks perform double-duty, providing exceptional styling and strength for the floor, as well as unmatched structural strength as the cross sills.

Long Sills

Long sills are an extruded aluminum structural channel.

Side Rails

Side rails are extruded Military-grade aluminum channel with a tapered edge, providing protection to the floor planks and allowing for cargo and product to be loaded and unloaded without damage.

Rub Rails

External 3/8" thick, Military-grade aluminum rub rails are attached to the sides with EcoGuard hardware to eliminate the interaction between the steel and aluminum for easy replacement in the event of damage.

Stake Pockets

Reinforced stake pockets are sized to accept Knapheide side options.

Tie-Downs

Integrated under body tie downs provide a reinforced location for attaching cargo tie down straps.

Marker Lights

All marker, clearance, and I.D. lights are LED.

Bulkhead

Constructed of Military-grade aluminum extrusions and Marine-grade aluminum sheeting. Available in both rectangular and tapered/punched configurations.

Drop-in Racks

Drop-in racks provide a basic way to retain material in the load space. Available on 8’–18’ length bodies.

Drop-down Racks

Provide hinge-down side and rear sections for enhanced retainment and access to the load space. Available on 8' length bodies.

Refuse Sides

Available in multiple lengths. Used in variety of applications.

Rear Hitch

Multiple receiver hitch options available to meet your hauling demands. All hitches include under ride protection.

Spare Tire Retainer

Accepts tires as small as 14" up to 22.5", with up to 6" of vertical adjustment. Can be mounted on street side or curb side of bulkhead.

Stake Racks

Constructed with all-Military-grade aluminum. Made for bodies of all lengths and in 28" and 40" high sides.

Underbody Storage Compartment

Runs between the long sills of the body to create additional storage for lengthy items like conduit or PVC.

Integrated D-Ring Tie-Downs

D-ring style tie-downs for securing cargo for safe and efficient transport

ICC Bumper

For Platform and Dump Bodies. Dimensions dependent upon chassis manufacturer. Under ride protection required by law and the ICC Bumper provides this protection. ICC Bumpers not needed when hitch is utilized.

Actual LengthActual WidthChassis CAModelNet Weight (lbs)Long Sill Spacing
Single Rear Wheel
7'-6"80.00"36/42"ALPB-76821642"
7'-6"80.00"40"ALPB-768-F21438"
8'-9"80.00"56"ALPB-89825142"
8'-9"80.00"56"ALPB-898-F24938"
9'-3"80.00"60"ALPB-93827034"
Dual Rear Wheel, 90 Sprinter Series
12'-3"90.00"85.2"ALPBMB-12337439.19"
14'-3"90.00"111.2"ALPBMB-14343039.19"
Dual Rear Wheel, 96 Series
8'-9"96.00"56"ALPB-8927842"
8'-9"96.00"56"ALPB-89-F27638"
9'-3"96.00"60"ALPB-9329934"
10'-3"96.00"72-84"ALPB-10332934"
11'-3"96.00"84"ALPB-11335934"
12'-3"96.00"84-102"ALPB-12338734"
13'-3"96.00"108"ALPB-13341734"
14'-3"96.00"102-124"ALPB-14344434"
16'-3"96.00"108-138"ALPB-16350234"
18'-3"96.00"120-152"ALPB-18356034"
Dual Rear Wheel, 102 Series
12'-3"101.75"60-84"ALPBW-12339834"
13'-3"101.75"60-84"ALPBW-13342934"
14'-3"101.75"102-124"ALPBW-14345734"
16'-3"101.75"108-138"ALPBW-16351634"
18'-3"101.75"120-152"ALPBW-18357534"
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