Kettle Trucks

Best Aluminum Striping Equipment outfits a variety of trucks for you to choose from when placing your order.

We can create a truck for your every need. Air Jacketed or Oil Jacketed, Diesel Fueled or Propane Fueled. Our experienced team takes pride in building trucks that are designed for high volume output, ease of operation, and dependability.

Providing the finest quality equipment produces the finest quality striping results. At Best Aluminum Striping Equipment that includes custom built Long Line Thermo Spray, Extrude, and Ribbon Striping Trucks, Rapid Melt and MEGA Series Trailer Combos, MEGA Series Kettles and Handliners and more.

See below for pictures, specs and more information about BASE’s Kettle Trucks.

At BASE, we continue to develop and improve current products along with developing new units that expand the highway marking industry.

We hope you will contact us should you need additional information regarding any equipment products.


Bed and Frame

Shall be all steel construction with a minimum. of 3″ channel on 16″ centers. Main rails shall be C7 * 12.25 pounds on 10′ and 12′ trailer beds and C7 * 12.25 pounds on 14′ trailer beds. The rear 48″ of the deck shall be covered with 1/4″ plate with rolled over edges; the remainder of the deck shall be covered with 1/4-inch thick diamond tread plate with rolled over edges.

Coupler Hitch

Adjustable position ball type hitch with 2-5/16 ball and safety chains.

Tongue Jack

5,000 lb. rated screw type jack firmly attached through tongue


Electrical brakes on all axles with emergency break-away switch and 12-volt battery for independent operation of brakes.

Lights & Electrical

Tail and running lights provided in accordance with ICC regulations with all wiring run in protective conduit. License plate mounting bracket attached and six-way male connecting plug with matching female plug provided.


Unless otherwise specified, one coat of red oxide primer with one finish coat of chrome yellow.

Hoist & Tie Downs

Hydraulically operated hoist provided on bracket situated to lift applicator onto and off trailer. Tie down chains attached to bed of trailer.

Provisions shall be made for mounting two 100 lb. and two 20 lb. L.P. gas tanks in the tongue section of the trailer. An upright bracket shall be provided to anchor the two 100 lb. tanks in which will be run the necessary piping and shut-off valves and flex lines.

Optional Equipment

  1. Pintle Type Hitch
  2. Spare Wheel & Tire
  3. Rotating flashing light (available with Honda and Kubota engines only)
  4. Strobe light (available with Honda and Kubota engines only)
  5. Ten pound fire extinguisher
  6. Die storage box
  7. Cooler
  8. Custom Safety Features, i.e., siderails, reinforced steps, etc.
  9. Aeroboard