The Westerner Platform Body from Knapheide
The Westerner Platform Body is one of Knapheide’s most economical yet reliable flatbed models. Standard flatbed models are available for both single and dual rear wheel chassis, in body lengths from 8′-14′. Reinforced internal stake pockets accept numerous side accessories for further customization. Complete immersion of the Westerner Flatbed in Knapheide’s E-Coat prime paint system along with undercoating provides years of a durable finish. If you’re in the market for a reliable flatbed, look into Knapheide’s Westerner Flatbed.
Knapheide Bodies are fully immersed in Knapheide's 12-step, electrodeposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance.
Structural long sills with gusseted cross members | 4” on 11’ and shorter platforms | 5” on 12’ and longer platforms. 12-gauge high strength cross members are spaced on 18” centers.
12-gauge high strength tread plate wrap-around floor design creates a rigid floor without the use of side rails.
One piece rear skirt has screened covers for chassis light protection.
Reinforced internal stake pockets are sized to accept 2x4 lumber as well as a wide array of Knapheide side options.
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.
Front and side rails constructed of heavy duty 12 gauge formed steel for structural superiority.
Durable oven-cured finish coat paint on top of Knapheide's exclusive electrodeposition prime paint for a clean overall appearance.
Constructed of 1/2" diameter steel rod and welded on the front side of cross sills
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.
Drop-in style bulkhead with punched window for maximum visibility and a tapered design. Can be used with steel stake racks on Weterner flatbeds.
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.
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
Rectangular, weld-on style bulkhead with tapered corners and reinforced design. Compatible with all Knapheide Platforms.
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