Is it time to repair your rusted flatbed or dump truck bed? After all the abuse, Franklin Sheet Metal can easily drop in new steel flat or diamond tread plates for your truck repair in a matter of minutes.
If side panels need replacing, we have materials for that too, in steel as well as aluminum.
Typical Sheet Sizes & Materials
The following sheet sizes are usually available in 1/8, 3/16, and 1/4 thick steel. We also offer other common sheet thicknesses if desired, along with cutting and bending services on-site.
4 X 8 - or 4 X 10
5 X 8 - or 5 X 10
Diamond Tread Plate
Expanded Metal Flat or Raised
Steel, Aluminum, Stainless Steel
*If sizes are unavailable, we can work with you to find a solution as our raw material yards fluctuate inventory.
Shear Cutting & Bending Services
If required, we can shear cut the sheets to size to fit your truck. In addition, we can bend 90° flanges, and almost any custom angle that’s required.
Shear Cutting Limitations
Up to 1/2 thick steel
Up to 3/8 stainless steel
Up to 10’ long
Sharp inside radius tooling only. If custom radius required, please inquire
Up to 3/8 at 10’ steel
Minimum flange length varies
*some bending requests may not be suitable for our equipment. We will inform you of alternate options should that be the case.
How Do You Install Them?
If it can’t be hand carried, we are fully equipped with a forklift and bridge crane. With our large high-bay garage door, we can accommodate almost any truck.
How Much Does It Cost?
Prices vary and depend on multiple factors such as availability, weight, and quantity. Please inquire with us for a custom quote. The materials market is volatile, and we try our best to hold quotes for new raw materials for at least 48 hours, but we cannot guarantee pricing will not change.
How Quickly Can It Be Done?
If we have thr material in stock, we can offer same-day or next day service. If we are out of stock, it can take an additional 1-3 (sometimes longer) days before we can restock.
This service is available on Mondays through Thursdays only.
Do You Accept Refunds?
Unfortunately, we do not accept refunds.
How Do I Inquire?
Please email our General Manager using our contact form and provide the following information.
Material (steel, aluminum, etc.)
Type (flat sheet, diamond, etc.)
Width and length
Any bends, and if so, what length and angle
Need by (if known)