Knapheide Value Master X Bodies

Knapheide Value Master

Knapheide Value Master X Bodies

The Value-Master-X™ is Knapheide’s most popular platform body and is a value priced heavy duty platform with distinctive tail skirt styling.


The Knapheide VMX is engineered for hoist and non-hoist applications and is available in 7’ through 26’ lengths, for all size chassis. Three flooring options are available, wood, steel and treadplate. There are six different style Knapheide bulkheads to choose from and five different side options including:

Stake Racks, Solid Sides, Refuse Sides, Drop Sides, Fixed Sides


  • Knapheide Flooring Options:
    • Wood flooring – 2” nominal treated #1 grade dense yellow pine with tongue and groove construction
    • Smooth steel – 10 gauge high strength (50,000 psi yield strength)
    • Treadplate – 1/8” treadplate
  • Structural long sills with gusseted cross members, 5” on 12’ and shorter platforms, 7” on 13’ and longer platforms, 4” for SRW (80 Series) platforms
  • Formed 11 gauge high strength (50,000 psi) cross members are spaced on 18” centers for 12’ and shorter platforms and 12” centers on 13’ and longer platforms
  • Side rails and end rails are constructed of formed 12 gauge high strength steel (50,000 psi)
  • Reinforced, internal stake pockets are sized to accept 2”x4” lumber as well as a wide array of Knapheide side options
  • All clearance and marker lights meet FMVSS 108 requirements
  • Complete immersion in Knapheide’s electrodeoposition prime paint system for superior corrosion resistance
  • Water based undercoating on underside of platform
  • Durable oven-cured high gloss black finish top coat