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.
  • Sides:
    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.
  • Floor:
    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.
  • Tailgate:
    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.
  • Lights:
    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.
  • Understructure:
    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.
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