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Advantage Aluminum

See the Difference

The steel dump body on the left is only 6 years old and is completely rusted out, good for scrap. The aluminum dump body on the right is 11 years old, still looks like new and is ready for another 15+ years of service.

Image comparing the rust of 6 year old steel vs 11 year old aluminum

Side-by-Side Comparison

Aluminum Steel
Weight
  • Weighs Less = More Savings
  • 25% Higher Legal Payload
  • Weighs More
  • Low Legal Payload
Cost
  • Slightly higher initial cost is quickly offset by lower fleet life-cycle costs due to low maintenance and longevity
  • Small savings on initial purchase are quickly lost due to higher fleet life-cycle cost due to high maintenance costs and short lifespan
Appearance
  • Will Not Rust
  • Does Not Require Painting
  • Professional Appearance for Years
  • Rusts in a Short Period of Time
  • Requires Regular Painting
  • Very Poor Appearance after 5 years
Longevity
  • Lasts for 20+ Years
  • Outlast a Steel Body 4:1
  • Short life span, max 8 years
  • Needs to be Replaced Frequently
  • Not Worth Changing Over
Resale Value
  • Lower Depreciation Factor
  • High Resale Value
  • Higher Depreciation Factor
  • Minimal Value After 5 Years
Environment
  • 100% Recyclable
  • Aluminum is one of the few metals that can be endlessly recycled
  • Less Environmentally Friendly

Aluminum makes the difference

Eloquip is built to outlast our competitors, reduce your fleet life-cycle cost, and hold value.

Contact us to learn more about how Eloquip can help your operations.

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