Loading & Hoisting Structures

Related Categories
Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Transportation Industry Products

Leesburg Concrete Company Delivers Relocatable Precast Loading Dock Ramp

February 9, 2016

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) recently installed a relocatable precast concrete loading dock ramp. In late 2015 LCCI received a call from IMS Technology Services which was opening a new location in Orlando, FL. They needed a ramp that would allow the interior floor of a cargo/utility van to be level with their loading dock platform. The challenge was that they are leasing... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Transportation Industry Products

Hydraulic Vehicle Restraint secures loading dock.

October 27, 2015

Operated using Blue Genius™ Gold Series II touch control panel, StrongArm™ RVR303™ has recessed hook design and safely and intelligently accommodates standard and non-standard ICC bars. Hook, when activated, detects and secures trailer's ICC bar using 35,000 lb of restraining force. Heavy-duty extension spring ensures constant contact even with airride trailers, while VersaLock™ technology maintains snug hold throughout horizontal operating range. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Pentalift Dual Dock Solution

August 13, 2014

A nationally recognized company was planning a new entertainment facility in the Midwest, and after comparing product lines, contacted Pentalift’s local dealer to assist with the design of a safe and efficient loading dock. The customer’s requirements included accommodating a wide variety of trucks and trailers from courier to over-the-road models via two dock positions. In order to... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Discover the loading dock combo which accommodates every size of truck and trailer

August 8, 2014

A nationally recognized company was planning a new entertainment facility in the Midwest, and after comparing product lines, contacted Pentalift's local dealer to assist with the design of a safe and efficient loading dock. The customer's requirements included accommodating a wide variety of trucks and trailers from courier to over-the-road models via two dock positions. In order to fulfill... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

A Custom 16 Foot Hydraulic Dock Leveler Ships Overseas

June 13, 2014

When an international trading manufacturer of electronic components contacted a Pentalift distributor with a unique loading dock application, Pentalift’s in-house engineers designed a dock leveler for their specific needs. The existing dock height was 43”, the trucks to be loaded were as high as 62”. This significant height differential would have caused a dangerous percentage of... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Leesburg Concrete Responds

May 27, 2014

Tornado Hit Winston County Regains Medical Center Access On April 29, 2014, tornados ripped through Mississippi hitting Winston County. On Thursday, May 15th,  Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) received a call from Boxx Modular asking us to quote the delivery and installation of our precast concrete access system for tornado damaged... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

29 New Loading Dock Positions are Added to Wood Fireplace Manufacturer's Growing Facility

May 20, 2014

Guelph, Ontario, Canada – When an innovative designer and manufacturer of wood stoves, gas grills, and fireplaces realized their continued market success and expanding product line required additional manufacturing facilities, including new loading dock positions, they began searching for the right product. Since the first wood stove rolled off their production line in the mid-seventies,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

New Dock Lift Designed to Fit Existing Dock at Tire Manufacturer's Loading Docks

April 30, 2014

A leading manufacturer of tires approached Pentalift concerning a dock lift application at their research and testing facility in Northeast Ohio. Pentalift was able to design and manufacture a dock lift specific to the company's needs which would fit into their existing pit with minimum modifications - saving them time and money. The lift which was replaced was installed forty years earlier... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Yard Ramps handle loads up to 30,000 lb.

February 6, 2014

Offered in 30 and 36 ft lengths with widths from 50–100 in., Yard Ramps facilitate dynamic loading and unloading in absence of fixed loading docks. While both lengths feature identical inclines, longer model has 6 ft level section, allowing forks to be parallel with truck bed when entering truck. Steel models support all fork trucks and are compatible with over-the-road tractor trailers and railcars, while aluminum models are suited for coastal areas that create oxidation and rust in steel ramps. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Unique Application Creates Innovative Ergonomic Lift Table Solution

January 31, 2014

Guelph, Ontario, Canada – In October of 2013, Pentalift was approached by a large provider of contract sterilization using gamma irradiation. The company was looking for a solution to their unique application which would pair a man lift, or work platform, with a pallet lift. Both units would need to be controlled by a single custom control panel located on the work platform, as would the... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Side by Side Dock Lift

October 17, 2013

A high security financial facility required a dock lift to service vehicles in a confined and restricted area. Based upon space limitations Pentalift successfully designed and manufactured a hydraulic dock lift that the armored vehicles could drive across obstruction free. Pocket style removable guard rails were then installed for dock attendant safety during operation and the armored vehicle... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Ground Dock Lift creates instant dock area.

September 14, 2009

Instant Dock model 6568 requires users to place this dock lift on existing concrete pad, lay it down, and plug it into available electrical power source. Along with 6 x 8 ft platform, lift incorporates self-contained, 5 hp power unit with 5,500 lb lifting capacity. This product, which facilitates safe loading or off-loading of trucks, is suited for locations that do not have dock area. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Chain Docks load/unload trailers without need for forklifts.

September 4, 2009

ICA Chain Docks can be integrated into palletizing and conveyor system or operate standalone for loading by single forklift truck. Loading time for trailers is reduced to less than 3 minutes. Used in conjunction with powered chain floor systems, docks optimize turnaround times and general transport. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Castell Showcases Dock Safety at NA 2008

February 28, 2008

Drive-away prevention system and more on display for logistics industry <4444>Erlanger, Kentucky (February 19, 2008) - Castell will be showcasing safety solutions for attendees of the Material Handling Industry of America's NA 2008 annual show and conference, April 21-24, 2008 at the I-X Center (Cleveland, OH). Castell's dock safety, motion monitoring and interlock products safeguard personnel... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Heavy-Duty Warehouse Ramps suit space-restricted areas.

December 6, 2007

Capable of supporting 12,000-60,000 lb, Mini Ramps come in lengths starting at 15 ft and widths of 70 and 84 in. Elements of construction include 8 in. of curb above drive surface, top and bottom steel diamond deck approach plates, and traction-promoting serrated steel grating. With optional mobility package, ramps do not need hydraulic actuated undercarriage to move it to work area. Instead, 2 screw jacks with rigid steel casters are mounted at balance point for mobility. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Portable Dock offers lifting capacity of 5,500 lb.

February 6, 2007

Featuring 6 x 8 ft platform and self-contained 5 hp power unit, Instant Dock Model 1568 provides way to load or offload trucks safely in locations that do not have dock area. All that is required is concrete pad and electrical power source. For operation, user just places dock lift on concrete, lags it down, and plugs it in. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Ambulance Ramp accommodates plus size people.

October 11, 2005

Offered in 10, 11, or 12 ft lengths, Ambulance Ramp System is comprised of 1,500 lb capacity channel track ramps with anti-slip tape and inherent wheel guide, 3,000 lb capacity winch, 1,500 lb capacity block and tackle, cordura tow straps, and MX-Pro 1,600 lb capacity bariatric gurney. System allows EMS workers to load patient into ambulance without having to lift, pull, or push. Extruded aluminum tracks feature 6 in. ID and 2 in. safety curb that keeps gurney on tracks. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Channel Ramps facilitate Segway(TM) scooter loading/unloading.

September 26, 2005

Weighing 9 lb each, Segway(TM) Traks® are designed so that 83 lb Segway(TM) human transporter/scooter can be moved into and out of vehicles on its own power. This avoids back pain, muscle strain, and general fatigue to person as well as scratches, dents, and damage to vehicle. Available in 60 in. lengths, extruded aluminum ramps have non-skid surface and hold up to 600 lb. They are hinged for portability and feature 2 in. safety curbs to keep Segway on tracks. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Mobile Yard Ramps simplify loading and unloading tasks.

March 15, 2005

Offered in capacities up to 30,000 lb, Yard Ramps aid in loading and unloading of trucks, railcars, ships, docks, and other carriers from ground level. Construction options include pedestrian railings, galvanized steel grating, and extra-long level-off. Along with various tire offerings, component options include electric hydraulic pump, shock absorbers and springs, and high speed towing package. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Safety Barrier provides loading dock safety.

June 1, 2004

Dok-Guardian(TM) SB-5000 helps protect employees and equipment from falling off vacant loading dock. Using tension roller system, red PVC-coated fiberglass unit manually extends across opening up to 10 ft, 5 in. providing 44 in. tall highly-visible barrier. Three heavy-duty polyester safety restraining straps help Dok-Guardian stop 10,000 lb fork truck traveling up to 4 mph. Pocket-design keeps barrier out of harm's way when stored inside guards. Read More