Cargo-Hauler Platform Beds

Need a Platform Body you can depend on? Knapheide’s Cargo-Hauler flatbed truck bodies have provided decades of reliable hauling ability. A structural steel understructure and durable floor construction ensures the Cargo-Hauler will hold up to the job for the long haul. Models up to 26′ in length along with a wide selection of options and accessories allow you to customize the Cargo-Hauler to fit your specific job needs. Invest in confidence with the Knapheide Cargo-Hauler Platform Body for your next job.

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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.

Flooring

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

Long Sill Construction

Structural long sills with gusseted cross members | 5” on 12’ and shorter platforms | 7” on 13’ and longer platforms

Cross Member Structure

Structural channel cross members are spaced on 12” centers.

Side and End Rails

Side and end rails constructed of formed 7-gauge mild steel (36,000 psi).

Stake Pockets

Reinforced, internal stake pockets are sized to accept 2x4 lumber as well as a wide array of Knapheide side options.

Undercoat

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

Recessed LED Lighting

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

Finish Paint

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

BH Bulkhead

Rectangular drop-in style bulkhead for pairing with stake racks. Compatible with all platforms.

BHG Bulkhead

Drop-in rectangular bulkhead with a punched window for superior corrosion resistance. Compatible with all Knapheide Platforms.

BHR and BHRB Series Bulkhead

Rectangular bulkhead, heavy duty reinforced. Weld-on (BHR) and bolt-on (BHRB) style with punched window. Compatible with all platforms. Bulkhead material: 11-gauge high strength steel (102 Series 56” models are 10-gauge) Vertical post material: 11-gauge high strength steel outer post, 3” structural channel inner post

BHRT Bulkhead

Rectangular, weld-on style bulkhead with tapered corners and reinforced design. Compatible with all Knapheide Platforms.

Tie Downs

Swivel-style, D-ring tie-downs rated at 2,000 lbs. Ideal for securing large or heavy cargo during transit.

Rope Hooks

Constructed of 1/2" diameter steel rod and welded on the front side of cross sills

Underbody Sliding Tie Down Channel

Perfect for securing large or heavy cargo. Steel construction. Compatible with S-Line Storable 4" Winch.

Stake Racks

Available 28" or 40" height. Choose from interlocking clip style or simple quiet latch connection systems.

Underbody Tie Down Rail

Welded steel construction installed along platform floor.

Toolboxes

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.

Knaphoist

Heavy duty hoists with patented lost motion device providing low mounting height resulting in greater stability. High strength steel construction.

Knap-Pack

Practical storage solution for Dump or Platform bodies. Choose from straight or tapered design.

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.

Receiver Hitch

All Knapheide Platforms have receiver hitch options available for your hauling needs/demands. Includes under ride protection.

Landscaper Racks

Turn a Value-Master X or Cargo-Hauler Platform Body (96 Series) into a Landscaper Body. Easily remove side and rear section to utilize as flatbed. Multiple lengths available.

BHT Bulkhead

Tapered, drop-in style bulkhead with punched window. Compatible with platforms without racks or grain sides.

Contractor E-Z Loader Drop Side Package

Drop side contractor packages are compatible with PVMX and PCH series platforms. Each side drops down to a full 180 degrees for easy access. Sides feature 45-degree sloped rub rails. Double acting tailgate may be dropped 90 or 180 degrees. Spreader chains position tailgate for material spreading depth. E-Z loader drop sides are available in 8’, 9’, 10’, 11’ and 12’ lengths.

Contractor Fixed Side Package

Fixed side contractor packages are compatible with PVMX and PCH series platforms up to 16’ in length. A stake pocket model bulkhead and 14” high sides are standard. Tailgate may be lowered and secured parallel to the ground, dropped down to 180 degrees, or removed completely.

Underbody Storage Compartment

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

Actual LengthActual WidthChassis CAPine Wood Floor - ModelPine Wood Floor - Net Weight (lbs)Smooth Steel Floor - ModelSmooth Steel Floor - Net Weight (lbs)Treadplate Floor - ModelTreadplate Floor - Net Weight (lbs)
Dual Rear Wheel
12'-3"95.9"84-102"PCH-123B1379PCHS-123B1688PCHT-123B1752
13'-3"95.9"102-108"PCH-133B1532PCHS-133B1916PCHT-133B1985
14'-3"95.9"102-124"PCH-143B1684PCHS-143B2064PCHT-143B2139
16'-3"95.9"108-138"PCH-163B1913PCHS-163B2344PCHT-163B2430
18'-3"95.9"120-152"PCH-183B2142PCHS-183B2625PCHT-183B2721
20'-3"95.9"136-168"PCH-203B2371PCHS-203B2905PCHT-203B3012
22'-3"95.9"144-192"PCH-223B2600PCHS-223B3186PCHT-223B3304
24'-3"95.9"158-196"PCH-243B2829PCHS-243B3466PCHT-243B3595
26'-3"95.9"196-270"PCH-263B3052PCHS-263B3747PCHT-263B3886
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