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Aquidneck Machine, Inc.
52 Aquidneck Drive
Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 625-5664
Fax: (401) 625-1948

Quality Truck Bodies and Truck Equipment

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Man on forklift unloading steel from a truck

Custom Bodies can start with raw steel like we are unloading here, or we can start with a stock body and customize it to fit your needs.

Unloading the Raw Material

Steel laid out on the frame, man welding in place
Here we are fabricating a replacement body for a local propane company. We are using 7" Structural Channel Long Sills with 4" Structural Channel Cross Members on 12" centers.

Welding the Cross Members to the Long Sills.

Long Sill & Cross Member Size and Spacing Individually Tailored to the Customer's Needs.

The Objective is to Achieve Enough Strength Without Adding Unnecessary Weight.

The extra Horizontal Support which is 3" X 3" X .093" Square Tube, matches the height of the Fork Lift Propane Fuel Tanks that this truck will be delivering.  

Welding the bulkhead which is laying on the floor

Fabricating the Bulkhead.

Bulkhead's Can Be Configured to Each Customer's Individual Application.

Welding on the Bulkhead Progressing.

Body frame and man welding bulkhead

Truck Body Frame: Cross Members Welded to the Long Sills



Here we are laying 1" Red Oak Sub-floor.

a few oaks boards laying across the body frame

Starting to Deck the Body.

We offer a variety of different decking materials & combinations of decking materials.

All boards laid on frame, man bolting boards to deck

Securing the Oak to the Frame.

LIfting bulkhead with small indoor crane

Things are Starting to Come Together.


installing tre treadplate overlay

More Decking.

This particular body is receiving a .125" tread-plate steel overlay.

This Body is 16' Long.
Sides have front access doors for hand loading of empty propane tanks.

building custom sides

Not Everybody Wants Rack Sides.

These sides are Fabricated from 1 1/2" X 2" Rectangle Tube.  Uprights are 3" Channel.  Sides are non-removable.


Additional Features we added for the Customers safety and convenience include a Custom Cargo Net and Steps with Safety Rail.

completed truck body on truck

The Finished Product.

The Finished body is mounted on the customer's truck and matched to the existing Tailgate Platform. Warning Placards are mounted
and the Truck's cab is re-lettered.




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Aquidneck Machine will work with your
Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Freightliner, GMC, Isuzu, Mack or other truck chassis dealer
to provide you with a complete Truck Package that fits your needs.
Call us before you purchase your Chassis Cab.
We will help insure that you buy the right size truck for the body you need to do the job.

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