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Hercules Truck & Van Body Manufacturers Provide Durability, Value, Flexibility, Safety, & Temperature Management for Your Truck and/or Fleet.

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Why Buy Hercules...

The Hercules name is synonymous with strength, is a family owned and operated business with traditional business values and continues its focus as a custom truck body builder. Hercules has grown substantially in the last ten years and is currently the #2 cold plate refrigeration body builder in the US. We are committed to continued innovation in the ever changing transportation industry. Following are just some of the additional reasons to buy Hercules:

Front Radius: Extruded Aluminum (.12") 8" front radius completely encompassing sidewalls and roof sheet. Radius is miter cut and welded for water tightness and added strength. It is 60% more aerodynamic and stronger than conventional roof cap designs with no possibility of leakage.

Side Posts: Galvanized steel "Z" posts (insulated bodies) or "hat" posts (dry freight bodies) for increased durability, strength and attachment.

Shell: Hercules utilizes the same watertight construction in our dry freight bodies as in our insulated shells.

Side Doors: Extruded Aluminum Jamb with thermal breaks on insulated bodies for a more durable door jam.

Insulation: CFC free polyurethane, foamed in place. High pressure system allows foam to migrate from cavity to cavity having NO voids during wall construction. Facilitates a better cell structure and improved insulating factor. Our design and body building technique results in maximum temperature retention.

Floor: Hardwood floor stringers are used on insulated bodies rather than pine floor stringers which are more durable in fork truck and pallet applications and longer lasting. Aluminum floor sections interlock, a design feature that receives less stress and fewer potential leaks.

Crossbars: Galvanized steel 4" C bars w/continuous end clips and gussets welded to the back of each crossbar. Promotes transverse stability and prevents rocking/racking and floor deterioration.

Barlocks: Heavy duty hot dipped galvanized steel anti-rack bar locks as standard.

Weight: Hercules believes in building a strong body with focus on weight savings particularly with our insulated bodies. Compared to some of our competitors, Hercules' bodies have proven to be up to 2000+ pounds lighter on similar specs.

Design: Hercules custom body focus assures our customers a unique design tailored to their individual needs.

Sales Staff: At Hercules, we are proud to say that what REALLY differentiates us from our competition is the level of customer service provided through our sales staff, both before and after the sale. - When it comes to customer service, there is no competition to Hercules.

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