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52 Aquidneck Drive
Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 625-5664
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   Knapheide Platforms in a style and size that you need.(2778 bytes)

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Start with a Knapheide Platform... Go anywhere from there! This Westerner Tow Platform has custom shorty sides, alumline toolboxes, fifth wheel, light bar, and more.

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Knapheide 12' Platform 
with Custom Stepped Short Sides
Knapheide 26' Cargo Hauler
Knapheide 26' Cargo Hauler with custom
solid sides, and permanently installed bulkhead

Specs for Knapheide Platforms
Ideal for Contractors, Landscapers, Masons,  Lumber Yards, Farms, and Other Applications

12" crossmember spacing on all 14' and longer bodies, optional on 12' and less.

11 gauge high strength crossmember features "self-cleaning" corrosion resistant design. 45% stronger than 3" structural steel at 25% less weight.

Side & End Rails:
12 Gauge high strength (10 Gauge equivalent)

Long Sills:

Structural Long Sills with gusseted Crossmembers.
7" standard on 14' and longer
5" standard on 12' and less
4" standard on all 80 series platforms

7'  through 24'  for all size chassis.

Wood Floor of 2" nominal treated #1 grade dense yellow pine, tongue and groove construction. Optional Apitong Available.

Steel floors of 10 gauge high strength smooth steel (3/16" rated) standard. 3/16" actual optional.

Treadplate: 1/8" standard, 3/16" and 1/4" optional.


Distinctive tail-skirt styling.

Engineered for Hoist and non-hoist applications.

Stake Pockets are 2" X 4" to accept 2" X 4" lumber as well as all model stake racks.

Reflectorized sealed lights in "shock resistant" rubber grommets, including weather tight connectors.

Wide Variety of Sizes, Sides, &  Bulkheads Available.

Knapheide Platform with Bilk Commodity Sides (11927 bytes)Click on Pictures for larger high quality photographs.
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Knapheide Platform with Hoist & Bulk Commodity Sides

Side Packages for Knapheide Platforms

Stake Racks:
Choice of interlocking Clip 40 " high stake racks or
"Quiet Latch" stake racks (28" or 40")
Both fit all Knapheide Platforms
Rugged Fully Hemmed Steel Slats (Wood slats optional)
Steel Stakes
Painted Black over Prime.

Solid Stake Sides:
Choice of 28", 40" or 52" high one-piece sides
14 Gauge Steel
Stakes adapt to platform of your choice
Optional 40" or 52" high Rear double barn doors available
Ideal for Bulk Hauling applications
See Photograph above

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Stationary Side Contractor package:
Fits Platforms Through 16' in Length
Standard 14" high Sides & Stake Pocket Bulkhead
Exclusive Quick Remove Tailgate may be
      lowered and chained parallel to the ground,
      dropped down, or
      completely removed.

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E-Z Loader Dropside Contractor Package:
Fits Platforms 8' 5" through 12' 5" in Length
Sides and Tailgate Fold Down for Complete Access
Double-Acting Tailgate with metering Chains also opens from bottom for use when dumping
Stake Pocket Bulkhead is Standard
Ideal for Landscapers, Nurseries, Contractors, Municipalities, and Pallet Loading.

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Custom Sides:
Don't see exactly what you're looking for?
Let Aquidneck Machine Custom Build the sides you want for your new Knapheide Platform!
See Stepped,Shorty Sides above.

Bulkheads for Knapheide Platforms

Stake Pocket Bulkhead:
Bulkhead Stakes fit Platform Front Stake Pockets
Rust resistant Punched Window
11 Gauge High Strength Materials (9 gauge equivalent).

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Permanently Installed Bulkhead:
Recommended for Platforms with Bulkhead Only
3" Structural intermediate posts secure to Long Sills
One-piece Box-section Corner Posts mate to front of Platform
Knee-brace gussets weld to underside of platform side rail for added support.
Rust Resistant Punched Window.
11 Gauge High Strength Materials (9 gauge equivalent).



View specs for the Knapheide Knap-Pack

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® Knapheide is a registered Trademark of The Knapheide Mfg. Co.
All Specs and Some Photos provided Courtesy of Knapheide Mfg. Co.

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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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