What kind of sheet metal is used on enclosed trailers?

What kind of sheet metal is used on enclosed trailers?

Aluminum Sheets
Metal for Cargo Trailers – Aluminum Sheets – Diamond Plate – Advanced Aluminum.

How thick is the aluminum on an enclosed trailer?

a .024
Most standard enclosed trailers will come in with a . 024 exterior aluminum metal. For many applications, this thickness is more than adequate and holds up very well.

What is enclosed trailer siding made of?

Most enclosed trailers will use aluminum, steel, galvanized steel sometimes referred to as Galvaneal; or FRP. For wall cross members, steel or aluminum is used. Attached to the cross members is plywood, luan, aluminum or a combination of these. Most commonly used is the aluminum exterior.

What gauge aluminum is used on trailers?

Back in the day, aluminum siding on standard trailers could start at . 040 gauge or even . 050 gauge. Fast forward to today and the industry starting point is now .

How thick should a trailer floor be?

We always recommend putting plywood down first. The popular thickness would be 3/4″ of some kind of wood. If you do have that, then we recommend going with 0.045″ or 0.063″ (1/16″). The more structure and support you have on the bottom, the thinner you can go.

What do you put on enclosed trailer walls?

White Vinyl Walls: covering your enclosed trailer walls with white vinyl is a very economical way to achieve a clean look and added protection from dents and dings.

How thick are the studs in an enclosed trailer?

1.5 inch tube wall and roof studs (not flimsy z-bar in walls) Thicker 11 gauge main frame on all trailer sizes.

What material is best for trailer floor?

Flooring rolls that are made of 100% premium grade polyvinyl, a.k.a. PVC, are perfect for a trailer floor. This proprietary blend ensures that the floor is flexible, durable, and chemical resistant. The soft PVC material also makes for a quiet floor.

What kind of wood do you use to replace a trailer floor?

Pressure treated Pine flooring is the most commonly used wood flooring material in trailers. The abundant supply of Pine wood in the south coupled with its sturdy nature make for a solid basic flooring choice.