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Stryker Welding was tasked with fabricating a stainless steel truck bed for a customer from the trucking industry. Using a variety of tools and processes, we created a quality truck bed of varying gauge 304 stainless steel.


The bed, also featuring a ball hitch for towing trailers, weighs 1,600 pounds and costs $6,500 installed. We made sure to consult with this customer throughout the fabrication process to ensure we were meeting the customer’s specific needs.

A superior stainless steel truck bed

Project highlights

Tightest tolerances

  • +/- .060"


Material used

  • Stainless steel


Material finish

  • Natural



  • Ball hitch well for towing trailers


In-process testing and inspection

  • 3 consultations with customer during fabrication to verify needs


Estimated part weight

  • 1,600 pounds


Delivery location

  • Southern Michigan



  • $6,500 installed (2008)

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Trucking Industry: Fabrication of a Stainless Steel Truck Bed

Product description

  • Stainless steel truck bed used within a large truck application


Capabilities and applied processes

  • Shearing

  • Saw cutting

  • TIG welding

  • MIG welding

  • CNC plasma cutting

  • Press break forming


Equipment used to manufacture parts

  • Shears

  • Band saw

  • TIG welder

  • MIG welder

  • Press break

  • Plasma cutter

  • Polishing discs


Overall part dimensions

Raw material:

  • 7-gauge

  • 11-gauge

  • 12-gauge

  • Width: 94"

  • Length: 120"

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