KSS Steel Service Body

  • KSS Standard Features
  • Contoured Automotive Styling
  • Triple Contact Door Seals
  • Wrap Around Tail Lights
  • "K-Coat" Paint Protection
  • Complete Undercoating
  • 56", 60" and 84" CA Models
  • KSS® Appearance Tailored to GM, Ford & Dodge
  • Removable Pickup Style Tailgate
  • Automotive Style Door Latches
  • Concealed Door Hinges
  • 40" High Standard and Flip-Top Models
  • Customize with Option Fit™ Options

KUV Steel Service Body

  • KUV Standard Features
  • KnapTight™ double panel rear cargo doors lock and seal into the body frame. These 20 gauge Galvanneal steel doors have nitrogen gas struts, slam latches, and have 9”x30” glass windows with guards.
  • Two Conduit chutes to transport copper pipes, PVC, and conduit. (1 shelf per chute on 129” body, 2 shelves per chute on larger bodies)
  • Master Locking System for peace of mind, locks down all of the side compartments in one move.
  • Optional KnapLock™ keyless entry system now available!
  • Rear vertical compartment contains 1 adjustable shelf warranted to hold up to 250 lbs.
  • Vertical compartment doors employ double spring-loaded, over-center retainers for elimination of involuntary swing.
  • Horizontal compartment contains 1 adjustable shelf warranted to hold up to 250 lbs. (passenger side only).
  • Automotive Door Seals for protecting your tools and parts from the elements.
  • Front vertical compartments contain 2 adjustable shelves warranted to hold up to 250 lbs. each.
  • "Pry-Proof" stainless steel hinges for security.
  • Stainless steel latches.
  • Stainless steel paddle activated, rotary-style latches close easily and stay closed. Individually lockable bolt-on latches can be removed for repair or replacement. With Knapheide's exclusive six-year warranty.
  • Interior cover secures the latch to the door and protects latch mechanisms from being damaged.
  • Aerodynamic wind deflector mounted on body above cab (all models except for the KUV129SUK).
  • Spacious cargo storage area for transporting drywall, larger tools, water heaters and oversized items.
  • Sliding cab access door with window can be locked from the cab and secured in either an open closed position.
  • Two interior dome lights in cargo area with light switch inside the cargo doors.
  • Rust protection from Knapheide’s K-Coat System (complete immersion in electro-deposition prime paint).
  • All compartments can be locked independently for maximum security.
  • Aluminum fuel fill.
  • Grab handle (right rear).

Standard Steel Service Body

  • Standard Features in Knapheide's Service Bodies
  • Exclusive adjustable "Security Ring" strikers provide strength, security and a weather tight seal throughout the life of the body.
  • Stainless steel paddle activated, rotary-style latches close easily and stay closed. Individually lockable bolt-on latches can be removed for repair or replacement. With Knapheide's exclusive six-year warranty.
  • Interior cover secures the latch to the door and protects latch mechanisms from being damaged.
  • Rugged 14-gauge twosided A-40 galvanneal steel body shell. With Knapheide's exclusive six-year warranty. Complete undercoating provides extra protection from corrosion and road debris.
  • Exclusive "Return Flange" floor design provides support for side compartments, adds floor strength, and eliminates rust-prone exposed seam between floor and side compartments.
  • 250 lb. capacity adjustable divider shelves made of spangled galvanized steel. Limited quantity of dividers furnished standard. Divider slots on 4” centers. With Knapheide's exclusive sixyear warranty.
  • Double spring over center door closures on all vertical doors, keeps door in positive open
  • Standard slammable tailgate shown. Slam lockable with one hand center release. Strong double panel construction has flat interior surface for work bench use.
  • Exclusive "Quick Mount" installation permits quick, safe mounting of body and bumper, allows easy transfer from chassis to chassis (meets FMVSS301 requirements.)
  • Interior light guards provide protection for optional recessed lighting and wiring package.
  • Exclusive thick automotive bulb-type neoprene door seals protect compartment contents from weather.
  • Exclusive all stainless steel continuous hinge provides superior corrosion protection, full length support for the doors and pry-proof security with a built-in weather shield. Hinge is supported with Knapheide's exclusive six-year warranty.
  • Double-shell, 20-gauge, two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel hat section reinforced doors for durability and long life.
  • CLEANING Aggressive high pressure spraying and immersion combine to thoroughly clean all surfaces.
  • PRETREATMENT Zinc phosphate and sealer immersion provides a corrosion inhibiting barrier while preparing the surfaces for greater paint adhesion.
  • ELECTROCOATING AND RINSE Epoxy primer is applied by immersing the product in the positive charged tank. Paint solids are fused and electrically bonded to all surfaces. Unbonded paint is rinsed, leaving a smooth uniform thickness.
  • CURING The E-coated product is baked at 340 for 42 minutes to cross link the coating, leaving a hard durable rust resistant finish.

Steel Service Bodies

  • Features
  • 16 gauge galvanneal coated steel exterior
  • 14 gauge HR tread plate compartment tops on line bodies, and 16 gauge galvanneal on service bodies
  • 12 gauge tread plate floor
  • 18 gauge galvanneal inner and outer door panels
  • All doors are double panel construction
  • Front bulk head 14 gauge galvanneal
  • Wheel panels 14 gauge galvanneal
  • 18 gauge galvanized shelving
  • Automotive style rotary door latches
  • Automotive bulb-type weather stripping
  • Chain stops on all doors
  • Rubber rolled crown-type fenders
  • Stainless steel rod and socket door hinge
  • Completely prime painted
  • Double Panel Galvanneal Doors:
  • Dakota Bodies, Inc. uses 18 gauge galvanneal in all of its doors. The inner panel is fastened to the outer panel, incorporating an internal stiffner for strength and rigity.
  • Rod and Socket Hinges: The stainless steel door hinge rods are rolled into the door hem. The rod sockets are made of stainless steel for ease of operation in all weather conditions.
  • Automotive Type Rotary Latches: Door latches feature a fully waterproof, zinc-coated steel construction. When latch is in the safety position, it protrudes to warn when door is not fully latched. Rotary latch engagement for more positive and secure locking.
  • Body Understructure: Our body understructure consists of both channels and flat materials. Channel is used (6" x 8.2 lb.) in areas when high stress, i.e. area under horizontal compartments, through tunnels and areas where a digger or aerial will be mounted.
  • Automotive Bulb-Type Weather Stripping: All bodies are supplied with the unique type of weather stripping, offering excellent resistance from the effects of weather and corrosion.

FiberGlass Service Bodies

  • Standard Features
  • Rock guards
  • Aluminum gas fill cup
  • Automotive grade bubble gasket
  • Bright white gel-coat exterior
  • Bright white interiors to reflect light
  • LED exterior lighting package (except back-up lights)
  • Flow through ventilation system
  • Light adapter for specified chassis
  • Non-skid compartment tops
  • One piece molded doors w/ automotive finish both sides
  • Recessed door jams
  • 3/16” smooth aluminum bulkhead
  • 3/16” smooth aluminum tail skirt
  • Steel rear mounting brackets
  • 1/8” steel tread plate floor
  • Stainless steel rotary latches
  • Type 304 stainless steel door hinges, and hardware
  • Vinyl coated stainless steel cable door stops

Description:

At Brand FX we build efficiency from the inside out by engineering FX Bodies to your exact specifications. And we don't cut corners. We use only materials and components proven to perform under the most greuling conditions: next generation FX Composite fiberglass, vibration-resistant Huck LockBolts, rust-free Gelcoat Finish, non-corroding hardware. And the list goes on and on.

BrandFX Service Bodies weigh up to 50% less than steel bodies and reduce fuel costs an average of 2%. From the BFXB 40 LS for compact trucks to the BFXB 84 LS for high-GVW dual-wheel chassis, our service bodies offer the ideal combination of capacity and configuration for an endless variety of applications.

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