Dock Levelers

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Dock Leveler targets climate-controlled facilities.

Operated using Blue Genius™ Gold Series I Touch Control Panel, VL Vertical Storing Dock Leveler features IntelliTilt™ technology, which uses precision-based inclinometer to ensure safe and accurate dock positioning. SmartFloat™ allows deck to seamlessly match trailer movement during loading and unloading. With no dirt entrapment points, EasyClean™ deck hinge configuration preserves...

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Pentalift Dual Dock Solution
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Pentalift Dual Dock Solution

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...

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

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 this...

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A Custom 16 Foot Hydraulic Dock Leveler Ships Overseas
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A Custom 16 Foot Hydraulic Dock Leveler Ships Overseas

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 platform...

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Ten Ways to Control Aluminum Costs
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Ten Ways to Control Aluminum Costs

All job shops want to save money, and one of the most lucrative ways to do this is by learning how to control the costs of materials such as aluminum. An analysis of your material usage as well as how much you end up scrapping can reveal a goldmine of savings. In this white paper, you will learn ten ways in which you can capitalize on these hidden reserves. From understanding scraps in a more mathematical way to accomplishing jobs with a lean manufacturing approach, this list will provide you with the necessary tools you need to assist you in your financial analysis of your shop’s material consumption. This paper also features real world case studies to illustrate how the right attitude towards material costs can affect real change in terms of money, time, and efficiency.

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16 Foot Dock Leveler Ships Overseas

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 platform incline...

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

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, their commitment was to be...

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Curlin Excited to Add Industry Innovator Kelley Loading Dock Equipment to Product Line

Tampa, Florida – Curlin, a leader in designing, engineering and deploying solutions for warehousing and manufacturing companies, is now offering the Kelley line of hydraulic, air-powered and mechanical dock levelers, energy saving dock seals, STAR Vehicle Restraints and Dock Shelters. Kelley, known for inventing the world's first counterbalanced dock leveler in 1954, has a history of creating...

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Raised Vehicle Restraint Offers Safety, Value, and Performance
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Raised Vehicle Restraint Offers Safety, Value, and Performance

A large international manufacturer of plastics components selected Pentalift dock equipment for a major manufacturing facility. The equipment selected was 64 hydraulic dock levelers, 64 RVR32 vehicle restraints and 64 Model PS-200 dock seals. The plastics manufacturer determined that Pentalift was able to offer them a better design and value than other potential dock equipment manufacturers. The...

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Universal Dock Levelers withstand heavy usage.
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Universal Dock Levelers withstand heavy usage.

Offered in 4 rated capacities from 30,000-45,000 lb, U-Series is comprised of hydraulic, mechanical, and vertical models. Each universal dock, to withstand heavy use, features minimum of 6 U-beams welded at dynamic impact points on underside of deck. Single lip hinge pin enables strengthened and evenly distributed load, while continuous one-piece headboard intensifies strength of deck's front...

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Edge-of-Dock Levelers provide smooth top-plate transitions.
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Edge-of-Dock Levelers provide smooth top-plate transitions.

MD Comfort Series hydraulic levelers (MD-CH), controlled via remote-mounted, single-push-button NEMA 4 station, use 2 cylinders to operate deck/lip and come in 72 and 78 in. widths. Featuring spring-balanced lifting system operated via comfort-grip handle that also functions as maintenance stand, mechanical levelers (MD-CM) come in 66, 72, and 78 in. widths. Both types have 30,000 lb max...

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