The Galion 500U/T is excellent for over-the highway aggregate hauling. It is also Ideal for construction and batching work, and for hauling and spreading stone, sand, gravel and other aggregates. Galion 500U/T series bodies utilize high tensile steel throughout for best resistance to abrasion. The Galion 500U/T is the largest of Galion's steel body product line, and can be used with underbody and telescopic hoists.
- General Dimensions:
Available in 12’ through 17’ inside lengths, in 1’ increments with an 84” inside width.12’ bodies available with 33” sides and 43” ends. 13’ through 17’ bodies available with 43” sides and 53” ends or 48”sides and 58” ends.
10 gauge high tensile steel with material shedding boxed top rails, full depth 15” rear corner post, vertical side braces, 10” front and rear board extension pockets, and full length tarp rails.
8 gauge high tensile steel with 2" floor to side radius.
- Front Bulkhead:
10 gauge high tensile steel construction with two bend top flange and horizontal pressed V reinforcements.
8 gauge high tensile steel, 6 panel design with fully perimeter box bracing, two intermediate vertical braces and one intermediate horizontal brace and full width lower tailgate pin.
- Tailgate Hardware:
Heavy duty cast "tarp friendly" top hardware and cast overshot lower hardware and manual release handle.
Meets all requirements of FMVSS108 with oval stop/tail/turn lights recessed in rear post. All lighting is recessed, shock mounted, complete with factory wiring harness.
Stacked design utilizing 7" structural longitudinals gusseted to 4" structural channel crossmembers on 12" centers, lubricated front and rear cross shafts and full width rear bolster.
- Safety Features:
All Galion 500U/T bodies are shipped with a "body up" warning light and OSHA required back up alarm.
Nine panel tailgate
Coal door in gate
Air high lift tailgate
Additional light holes
Bolt on spreader apron
2 way barn door tailgate
Hoist sized for body (underbody available) Other gauges, material types, options available L.E.D. lighting ILO incandescent Various cab protectors (sleek, widths to 90”, long version) Smooth side design with two horizontal “V” braces ILO vertical braces.