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Refrigerated Body Description (reefer)

Refrigerated Body Description (reefer)

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Reefer A refrigerated vehicle, whether it be a cargo van or box truck is typically called a reefer van or reefer box. The refrigerated unit is installed to keep produce or any other precious items at a cooled or frozen temperature between deliveries. Depending on the delivery route, they can be continually charged from stop to stop or run through the engine...
Truck Bulkhead (headboard) Description

Truck Bulkhead (headboard) Description

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Similar to a headboard on a comfortable bed, a bulkhead would be the backboard or back bone of a stakebed, flatbed or maybe even a dump body. This bulkhead/backboard usually has an opening for the driver to see out of when backing up or looking through the rear view mirror. Bulkheads are usually made out of solid steel, a steel mesh or mixed with a 50/50...
Truck Body Material Description

Truck Body Material Description

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Box/Van Body For a box truck or van body the body material will typically be aluminum because it is light weight but there are other options in Fiberglass Re-enforced Plastic (FRP) and Curtain Sides. The benefits of FRP are that it is a much sturdier and longer lasting option but it can hold back the delivery weight of a truck because it is a heavier...
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