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How to Choose the Right Truck Crane Body

How to Choose the Right Truck Crane Body
September 9, 2017 TheHoth
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As a professional, you know that choosing the right truck crane body for your fleet is of the highest importance.

The truck crane body you choose needs to withstand the highest daily demands for reliability, safety, efficiency, utility, and longevity.

Beyond that, your crane bodies need to be economical.

Not only is it an important service choice, it’s a long-term investment that can improve your ROI.

In this article, we’re going to break down some of the best crane bodies on the market today. By the end, you’ll be able to make a much more informed choice on the direction you want to go.

Now let’s dive in.

Titan Crane Body

This body is proven in the field and can take on some of the hardest assignments.

If speed, safety, and efficiency are important to you, take a look at the Titan Crane Body.

This solution features rounded corners that reduce stress on the truck body and has a crane box that is fully integrated.

This is a long-term solution for your fleet that will serve you for years to come.

Knapheide Truck Crane Bodies

Knapheide bodies are constructed with a crane compartment that is isolated. They also boast solid reinforcements that withstand the excessive torsional forces applied to the truck body during lifts.

Knapheide has a full line of crane bodies that can be fitted on light duty trucks, all the way up to the most extreme heavy duty needs.

Whether you’re in construction, mining, equipment repair or agriculture, Knapheide has a solution to fit your specific needs.

These truck crane bodies get the job done.

Stellar Industries

Stellar Industries offer a wide variety of crane bodies that can meet any truck crane need.

The TMAX™ 30K Service Body is specifically designed for contractors, municipal markets, rental houses and light equipment dealers. This body package is engineered to lift up to 5,000 lbs. and weighs about 1,000 lbs. less than the TMAX™ 1.

The TMAX™ 1 Service Body is engineered for uses within municipalities, public utilities and construction companies. This fits the need for applications that require medium-weight lifting.

Next is the TMAX™ 2 Service Body. This truck crane body is for mining companies, commercial construction companies and dealers of heavy equipment. It’s great for longer range heavy lifting.

Finally, there’s the TMAX™ 3 Service Body. When heaving lifting demands continually increase is when the TMAX™ 3 comes through. Large commercial construction companies and miners use this body for the most rigorous lifting needs.

Dakota Bodies

These truck crane bodies are the perfect answer for all you field mechanics out there.

As a field mechanic, it’s important that you can take your shop with you on the road. Dakota bodies come through in spades.

Dakota offers a wide array of custom accessories as well as full sized tool chests in the crane body. When you choose a Dakota body you’ll be ready to work in the field just as effectively as in the shop.

When it’s Time to Make Your Choice

Remember that it’s you who knows your truck crane body needs better than anyone else.

Do your research, make the phone calls and find the solution that fits your needs perfectly.

If you’re still not sure where to start, get in touch. We’re always here to help.