Steel Platform Beds
Knapheide’s Heavy-Hauler Junior Platform Body is equipped with external rub rails, integrated tie down points and stake pockets, along with a heavy-duty bulkhead and robust flooring options. Add steel stake sides to a Heavy-Hauler Junior Platform Body to transition into a dedicated Stake Body, or choose a hoist for dumping applications. The Heavy-Hauler Junior Platform Body is designed to be multi-faceted in order to suit a wide variety of vocations. The Heavy-Hauler Junior offers all the features you need to tackle tough jobs without breaking your budget.
Knapheide Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's 12-step, electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.
Choose from either 1/8" treadplate, 10 gauge smooth steel, or 2" pine flooring (shown), whichever best fits your application.
Long Sill Construction
Structural long sills with gusseted cross members | 5” on 12’ and shorter platforms | 7” on 14’ and longer platforms
Cross Member Structure
Formed, 11-gauge high strength (50,000 psi) cross members are spaced on 16” centers for 12’ and shorter platforms and 12” centers on 14’ and longer platforms.
Side and End Rails
Side and end rails constructed of formed 12-gauge high strength steel (50,000 psi).
Reinforced heavy duty stake pockets are sized to accept 2x4 lumber as well as a wide array of Knapheide side options.
External rub rail constructed of 3/8” steel located on both sides and across the rear of the platform.
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.
Durable oven-cured finish coat paint on top of Knapheide's exclusive electrodeposition prime paint for a clean overall appearance.
Rectangular drop-in style bulkhead for pairing with stake racks. Compatible with all 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
Rectangular, weld-on style bulkhead with tapered corners and reinforced design. Compatible with all Knapheide Platforms.
Swivel-style, D-ring tie-downs rated at 2,000 lbs. Ideal for securing large or heavy cargo during transit.
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.
Available 28" or 40" height. Choose from interlocking clip style or simple quiet latch connection systems.
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.
Heavy duty hoists with patented lost motion device providing low mounting height resulting in greater stability. High strength steel construction.
Practical storage solution for Dump or Platform bodies. Choose from straight or tapered design.
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.
All Knapheide Platforms have receiver hitch options available for your hauling needs/demands. Includes under ride protection.
Tapered, drop-in style bulkhead with punched window. Compatible with platforms without racks or grain sides.
Available in multiple lengths. Used in variety of applications.
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