Pentalift Blog - April 2013
April 22, 2013, 2:22 pm - A very high percentage of field issues with loading dock equipment can be directly attributed to improper or incomplete installation. This could result in the compromised function and operation of the equipment, Pentalift provides thorough step by step installation instructions. We encourage you to take the required actions within your organization to ensure that all of the installation procedures are completed as specified in the owners manual and installation instructions. More on proper installation
April 2, 2013, 8:06 am - A financial company requested assistance with designing and selecting a dock lift to meet their unique application. For security reasons the vehicles had to be loaded within the confines of the building using a straight drive through traffic pattern. The dock lift illustrated is equipped with pocket style lift out guard rails, when not in use the guard rails are removed from the platform and stored on site. The dock lift is pit installed and the vehicles drive over the dock lift, the guard rails are then installed, the vehicle backs into position. The dock lift platform is 12’ wide, 16’ long, 8’ vertical lift, 15,000 lb. capacity. The dock lift is equipped with a bridge plate on one end to service the vehicle and also on one side of the platform to service an elevated off load position. A remote 10 hp power unit complete with push button controls on a coil cord were also provided.