Typical of our Work
Special purpose vehicles
We supply truck toolboxes in 3 popular sizes.
With the requirement for roading
contractors to submit a traffic plan to the local council prior to undertaking
road works has lead to the creation of this special purpose vehicle. Programmable sign boards to direct traffic
- Attenuators to give crash barrier protection are just a few of the
safety features built into these trucks
This sytem of construction was introduced
to NZ by Custom Motorbodies in 1994. Made from high tensile 6261 aluminum
extrusions consisting of a coaming(s) - corner section(s) and vertical planks
this system is the strongest and toughest system available.
The curtainsider body is the mainstay of
most trucking companies in this country. The quick and easy side loading of pallets
make it the most efficient system available. With a Tail Lift
installation additional flexibility is added with the ability to load and
unload the truck without having a forkhoist.
The Slide a Side tends to be a specialist
application typically for beverage delivery vehicles where a large number of
curtain operations are performed per day.
Contractors trucks are normally a Flatdeck
or small Tipper with a large locker of toolbox for carrying gear. Flashing
lights - work lights and all manner of auxiliary equipment maybe fitted as per customer requirements.
Sometimes referred to as turn table and
guards. These are normally heavy trucks for towing Semi-trailers.
Commonly referred to as Flatdeck Trays
these can be as small as a UTE deck or as large as a heavy truck for carrying
steel sections. Decking can be plywood - shiplap hardwood or steel depending on
Transporters as the name suggests can be
used for car recovery or specialized vehicles for carrying heavy machinery. They
can be fitted with winches - either electric or hydraulic
- can have manually
operated or hydraulically operated
16 of these vehicles were built for the
New Zealand Fire Service to provide New Zealand with a world class capability to
manage large incidents. They have been deployed at Pike River mine disaster and
Christchurch Earthquake as a contemporary command centre. They are also a duel
purpose vehicle with hazardous materials response options. Equipment installed
on these vehicles includes - 2 electric generators
- 230AC and 24DC power -
light mast - 10.5m camera mast with 360degree closed circuit TV
- 1500Kg Tail
Lift - satellite communications -
work stations with large touch screen monitors - incident
control boards.These vehicles clearly demonstrate the special
design and built capabilities of Custom
Coca Cola are running a marketing campaign to
coincide with the Rugby World Cup 2011, so Custom
Motorbodies have built the Happiness Truck. This is a purpose built box body made to look retro
and will travel to R ugby
venues dispensing gifts and happiness to all those people who press the large
button on the rear.