Register free!

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Reply
 
Thread Tools   Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-15-2014, 04:33 PM
T Scapes's Avatar
T Scapes T Scapes is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Garnet Valley PA
Posts: 1,113
dump bed material

i am picking up a truck this week and the bed floor needs to be replaced. I saw this material one time it looked like white plastic pressed into a board not sure if anyone has any idea on the material or an link to it
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-15-2014, 04:36 PM
Chris_NC06's Avatar
Chris_NC06 Chris_NC06 is online now
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Zebulon/Apex, NC (RDU)
Posts: 5,091
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cat 320D LRR View Post
i am picking up a truck this week and the bed floor needs to be replaced. I saw this material one time it looked like white plastic pressed into a board not sure if anyone has any idea on the material or an link to it
It's composite, Reading/ABC uses it on some of their bodies.
__________________
The LawnSite user formely known as "gallihergreen".

Impeach Obammy the Commie.

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-15-2014, 05:42 PM
alldayrj's Avatar
alldayrj alldayrj is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Long island, NY
Posts: 3,491
Like a cutting board? Its cslled uhmw or some combo of those letters

A plastic supply place should have big sheets of it
__________________
RJ All Day
Masonry and Landscapes
www.rjfalcone.com
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Chris_NC06's Avatar
Chris_NC06 Chris_NC06 is online now
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Zebulon/Apex, NC (RDU)
Posts: 5,091
Quote:
Originally Posted by alldayrj View Post
Like a cutting board?
Pretty much.
__________________
The LawnSite user formely known as "gallihergreen".

Impeach Obammy the Commie.

Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-15-2014, 07:16 PM
T Scapes's Avatar
T Scapes T Scapes is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Garnet Valley PA
Posts: 1,113
cutting board is exactly how i would describe it but i couldnt think of it. thanks for the help

will it handle the weight of a 2 yard stainless salt spreader fully loader or a 3 yard poly spreader fully loaded
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-15-2014, 07:34 PM
P.Services's Avatar
P.Services P.Services is online now
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Fenton Michigan
Posts: 6,224
Yes it will handle the weight but your not going to be able to handle the price of it. Just go slap some 1/8 inch steel in it and be done.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-15-2014, 07:51 PM
T Scapes's Avatar
T Scapes T Scapes is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Garnet Valley PA
Posts: 1,113
if i were to get a piece how thick should i get
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-15-2014, 11:55 PM
ecurbthims ecurbthims is online now
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: sudbury ontario
Posts: 455
The thickness will depend on your framework underneath .The more crossmembers the thinner you can go .
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.com™ - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:25 PM.

Page generated in 0.06954 seconds with 9 queries