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Knapheide 38J Crane Body, maximum crane rating of 38,000 ft-lb (38J)


Knapheide Crane Bodies are purpose-built to hold up under the most extreme of lifting conditions.

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The 38J bodies are designed to support a maximum crane rating of 38,000 ft-lb, and designed to handle the rigors of your everyday extreme lifting using a unique torq-isolator support system understructure. Knapheide Crane Bodies are purpose-built to hold up under the most extreme of lifting conditions. With all the industry-leading security and durability features of our Service Bodies, the Knapheide Crane Body is an easy choice.
    Crane Bodies feature no standard shelving.
  • Optional shelving and drawer packages are available (see PDF)
  • THE MOST ADVANCED CRANE BODY DESIGN Every Knapheide Crane Body features our unique torq-isolator crane support system. The reinforced crane box transfers lift forces into the full-length torsionbox subframe and outriggers, not the side compartments.
  • Compartment doors constructed of double-shell, 14-gauge outer panel, and two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel internal reinforcement for durability and long life
  • 1/8" tread plate floor, tops, and backs. Full-seam continuous welded.
  • Compartments feature 12-gauge bottom and end panels
  • Vertical compartment doors employ double-spring over-center door retainers for elimination of involuntary swing
  • Side wall shelf clips with 2" adjustable spacing
  • Medium gloss, mar-resistant, light gray finish brightens interiors and makes finding contents easier
  • Rugged 12- and 14-gauge two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel body shell
  • Neoprene door seals protect compartments from the weather
  • Continuous stainless steel hinges are pry-proof and corrosion-resistant
  • Fixed shelf in crane compartment
  • Two chrome grab handles
  • Bolt-on slammable tailgate
  • S/T/T, B/U, marker and RID lights with light wire harness
  • Aluminum light boxes for external mounting of rear lights
  • Overlap doors on front vertical and horizontal compartments
  • Automotive quality 3-point T-handle latches
  • Drip pan under crane mount
  • Electrodeposition prime-paint system provides superior corrosion resistance
    • Other features:
    • Rubber fenderettes (model 6132DLHR-60J only)
    • 14-gauge inner partitions of compartments
    • Complete undercoating provides protection from corrosion and road debris
    • Cargo tie-downs are D-ring type and recessed in floor, with a 6,000-lb. capacity (4 in 108" bodies, 6 in 132" bodies)
    • Pre-drilled mounting holes on crane pedestal for ease of installing most popular cranes


  • KNP:38J
  • KNP:38J
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