In the Market for a New Truck Body: 3 Reasons to Go Aluminum

So, you're looking to invest in a new truck. We know you have plenty of factors to weigh when deciding which type of truck body is right for you such as strength, weight and maintenance. Depending on what you plan to use your truck for, an aluminum truck body might be exactly what you're looking for. Consider these three reasons to choose an aluminum truck body:

1. Aluminum is Lightweight 
One reason to choose an aluminum truck body over a steel one is that aluminum is much more lightweight. As a truck owner, you know that the lighter your truck is, the less expensive it is in terms of fuel and maintenance.

A lightweight, aluminum truck body offers:

  • Less strain on tires, suspension and brakes
  • Increased payloads
  • Save money on fuel
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Extended lifespan

2. It's Durable

Durability is an important factor to consider when buying a new truck body. One significant advantage to choosing an aluminum body is that the material is very durable. If you want your truck to be able to carry loads without easily wearing, aluminum is the way to go. Aluminum bodies are corrosion resistant, which extends their lifespans. They also boast a nice, smooth interior and are very rust resistant. Steel bodies, on the other hand,are much more vulnerable to rusting.

3. Environmentally Friendly

Do you like the idea of saving on fuel while leaving less of a carbon footprint on the environment? If so, choose an aluminum truck body. The production of aluminum produces fewer greenhouse gases than other types of manufacturing, making it the most environmentally friendly truck body material. Its lightweight construction also allows for the truck to need less fuel, which is both cost effective and better for the environment. 

Aluminum is a sound choice for your new truck body. Its lightweight, durable and environmentally friendly material will help you save time and money on maintenance and fuel. If you have decided to purchase an aluminum truck body or would like to explore other options, give Future Line a call.

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