The Aluminum Dump Body

Lightweight & Rust-Free

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Why Langfab?

The last thing you want is to put money, time, and effort into an asset that’s isn't optimal for your business.

When you first reach out to us, we discuss everything from your current requirements to what you hope to do in the future with your dump body. Do you want to haul rock? Do you haul different types of loads every day?

  We make sure you get the exact right product for your job.

Features That Come Standard
With Every Langfab Aluminum Body

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Get More Done. Here’s the list of optional add-ons that will increase productivity & efficiency, so you can move faster.

This tarp system is installed on the top of your dump body’s Cab Guard in order to get the tarp roller and arms away from possible damage.

It’s usually meant for bodies that will haul a lot of rock or large debris.

Up to three Batch Gates can be added to any tailgate if you need to spread, or access the load with shovels.
If you require Amber warning lights, Langfab stocks a variety of LED Beacons, Strobes, and Flashers that can be installed on your dump body.

This add-on does exactly what it says. It vibrates.

Hit the switch that’s installed in the cab of your truck, and that stubborn, sticky or frozen material that gets jammed in the box will be jarred loose

Air Controls are most commonly added to Tridem Trucks, but can be installed on any dump body.

The controls are just as simple to use and sometimes preferred. Also if space is limited in the cab this can be a solution.

Hauling a contaminated or wet load? Then consider a Sealed Gate.

Langfab’s Sealed Gate has a rubberized seal that is compressed between the body and the tailgate by two external locks.

This ensures nothing will leak between job sites

These ladders are preferred and much easier to climb than regular dump body steps.

Perfect for inspecting your box’s load, the ladder ensures a 3-point contact at all times.

The ladder is especially great for when you haul equipment (such as sanders) that require you to hop into the box and secure them.

If you don’t want wooden sideboards, you can replace them with steel. This is a good idea if you’re constantly hauling abusive material such as heavy rock and frequently replacing boards.

Steel may add to the weight of your dump body, but it will take much more abuse than a wood sideboard.

Aluminum or Steel available, adds durability to wooden sideboards. They simply go over the boards and are bolted on.

Protects the sideboards from being smashed apart by abusive loads.

This option adds to the side height of your body and thus increases the volume it can hold near the front of the box

Treads are placed along the full length of your truck box.

Perfect if you want to easily inspect your load or climb into the box.

Some highways require tire chains. Langfab carries a variety of Chain Hangers that can be mounted to your equipment

If you prefer to use an Electric Tarp System instead of an Air Tarp, no problem.

Langfab carries Electric Tarp Systems for all sizes of bodies. Electric Tarp Systems can be lighter weight than a conventional Air Tarp and still provide an excellent cover for your load.

Electric Tarp Systems can also be used if your truck does not have an Air System.

Whether you need a bit more room to carry things, have a unique item to store, or maybe very limited frame space on your chassis, Langfab can build a custom tool box to suit you in Steel or Aluminum.

If the standard holder isn’t enough for you, you can add more!

They generally go between the cab and the front of the body and can be made according to what you need them for, such as:

  • Rakes
  • Brooms
  • Axes
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Poly-roll
Need a thicker floor? Langfab can increase the floor thickness as required to ensure your box can handle any material.

Don’t want to enforce your box’s floor with thicker metal that makes your body heavy? Or do you work in freezing conditions?

Either way, this liner is slippery and adds protection to your box while not increasing the body’s overall weight. 

Advice From Langfab:

Aluminum & Heavy Rock Don’t Get Along

This dump body isn’t meant for stone or other heavy, abusive loads. Aluminum is a lightweight material that isn’t optimal for hauling heavy loads.

If you mainly haul rock, we suggest the HD Body.

Lightweight & Rust-Free

4 Reasons To Choose

The Aluminum Body

Corrosion Resistant & Rust-Free

Aluminum can handle work that risks corrosion, such as hauling salters or sanders.

It also doesn’t rust from wet conditions and is the material of choice for many municipalities in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

Lighter Than Steel

If you’re hauling material that is measured by volume, you want to have a dump body that’s lightweight.

Since aluminum is far lighter than steel, it’s the perfect choice if you’re looking to haul more volume.

High Fatigue Cast Components

There are many areas on a dump body that experience high stress, whether from constant movement or from holding a substantial amount of weight.

Langfab has over 45 years of experience in recognizing these high-stress areas (such as the Hoist A-Frame).

We cast priority high-fatigue areas in liquid metal, which is incredibly durable to vibration and constant flexing.

Langfab Formed Longsill

Our Formed longsill is designed with max weight distribution in mind. It strengthens your dump body, which in turn ensures the longevity of your body’s life.

When it’s welded, we ensure there are no seams, which maximizes its strength

Cast Steel Components
Langfab Longsill

Body Length

Aluminum Dump Bodies can be built for any truck length, from single axles to tridem.

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