Chip Body

Arbortech Chip Bodies

ARBORTECH Forestry Chip Bodies Provide Years of Dependable Service

ARBORTECH chipper bodies are ready to stand up to your toughest challenges with a new 96-inch wide design for maximum payload capacity. Available in 11-14 and 16-foot lengths along with other custom chipper box configuration offering superior quality, fit and smooth panel finish.

Standard Features Include:

  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
  • Rust-resistant, heavy-gauge, galvanneal steel chip body construction, including a double-paneled galvanneal steel tailgate and a galvanneal floor with 3-inch structural cross members
  • Smooth chipper body panels to easily accommodate vehicle signage and graphics to maximize advertising exposure
  • Ladder box with pole pruner shelf and rear lockable door
  • Chip body cleaned with a high-temperature, high-pressure chemical wash to etch the steel before applying a high-grade automotive primer to ensure a durable finish
  • Undercoating on underside of chip body floor and toolboxes to enhance durability
  • Coal tar epoxy bed liner for a rugged, corrosion-resistant interior chip body finish
  • White or black finish paint (Additional chip body colors are optional)
  • Fully enclosed lights and wiring harness that are weather-and debris-resistant


Explore the features of The CHIP BODY

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  1. Base Body

    Heavy gauge galvanneal steel construction

  2. Smooth Panel Construction

    Smooth side panels ideal for graphics and branding

  3. Warranty

    3-year limited warranty

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  1. Roof Panel Construction

    Vented roof panels for air circulation

  2. Maximize Storage Space

    L-shaped tool box with 3-point latching for secure tool storage

  3. Corrosion Protection

    Coal tar epoxy bed liner for maximum corrosion resistance

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  • Tailgate
    30” high double panel tailgate with 270° swing


  • LED Strobe and Marker Lights
    Led marker lights wit 4-head strobe package

  • LED Kit
    Energy efficient LED Stop/Turn/Tail, backup and DOT marker lights

  • Cam Latch
    Heavy duty overcenter cam latch with padlock hasp

  • Tail Pin
    Zinc coated, chain tethered pin holds tailgate in the open position

  • Ladder Box
    Lockable box allows access to ladder and pole storage without opening tailgate


  • Underbody Steel Tool Box
    Lockable box with 3-point latching, security bars, hidden hinges and recessed doors

  • Vertical Steel “I” Tool Box
    Lockable cross-chassis through-box with 3-point latching, security bars, hidden hinges and recessed doors

  • Rope Hooks
    8 curbside-mounted pivoting hooks for rope and/or chain storage.


  • 3–Point Latching System
    Lockable latches with stainless steel latch pan and powder coated handle engages at top, bottom and center

  • Door Seal and Hinges
    Weather protective automotive style clip-on door seal. Bolt-on, hidden powder coated hinges

  • Door Holder
    Bolt-on overcenter gas shocks

  • Wheel Chocks
    Formed steel holder with heavy chain-tethered rubber chock


  • Heavy-Duty Tow Package
    T-60 Pintal hitch with 20K tow/3K tongue rating (typical for Class 6 & 7 chassis)

  • Medium-Duty Tow Package
    T-60 Pintal hitch with 15K tow/2K tongue rating (typical for Class 5 chassis)

  • Trailer Plugs
    6 pin round, and 7 pin flat (RV style) female receptacles.

  • Bed Liner
    Coal tar epoxy bed liner to inhibit corrosion


  • U–Bolt Mounting
    Cold drawn, stress relieved, micro-alloyed, modified steel u-bolts

  • Undercoating
    On bottom of floor, toolboxes, and wheelwells for enhanced durability

  • Smooth Body panels
    Built to accomodate personalized vehicle signage for maximum advertising exposure

  • Ladder Roller Bar 

  • Grab Handle

  • Folding Steps w/ Grab Handle

  • Cone Holder


  • Chip Body - 11 ft.
  • Chip Body - 14 ft.
  • Chip Body - 16 ft.








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We’ll help you get the job done with our heavy-duty forestry truck bodies for all your arborist
and other tree care professional needs, request a quote now.


Already have a chassis and need a chip body mounted in a hurry? Arbortech offers 24-Hour chip body installations

In most cases we can mount an in-stock, or pre-ordered chip body on your chassis and have you on the road in 24-hours or less…saving you travel time and expenses and getting your vehicle in service fast!

Call for more details 1-800-255-5715