The Galion 553U's lighter crossmemberless construction makes it an excellent choice for over-the highway aggregate hauling. Ideal for construction, batching work, and spreading stone, sand, gravel and other aggregates. Designed for medium to heavy duty work, The 553U series body uses high tensile stainless steel throughout for best resistance to abrasion.
- General Dimensions:
Available in 11' through 17' inside lengths, in 1' increments with an 84" inside width. 11' and 12' bodies available with 33" sides and 43" ends. 13' through 17' bodies available with 43" sides and 53" ends or 48" sides and 56" ends.
10 gauge high tensile steel with material shedding boxed top rails, full depth 15" rear corner post, pressed "V" braces, 10" front and rear board extension pockets and full length tarp rails.
3/16" AR 450 Hardox steel with 2" floor to side radius.
- Front Bulkhead:
10 gauge high tensile steel construction with two bend top flange and two vertical structural angle reinforcements.
7 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 all stainless 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.
Crossmemberless design using 3/16" X 100K formed 10" trapezoidal longbeams. Lubricated front and rear cross shafts and full width rear bolster.
- Safety Features:
All Galion 553U bodies are shipped with a "body up" warning light and OSHA required back up alarm.
- 304 #4 stainless steel construction
304-2B stainless steel construction
201-LN2B stainless steel construction
201 #4 stainless steel construction
Mailhot hoist option
Nine panel tailgate
Coal door in gate
Air high lift tailgate
Additional light holes
Bolt on spreader apron
2 way barn door tailgate -(Hardware and hinges not stainless)
Weld on horizontal and/or vertical side braces.
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.