Pentalift Blog - Dock seals and shelters
February 24, 2016, 3:29 pm - Interlocking dock equipment is becoming more common than ever. Interlocking the equipment improves safety at the loading dock area and also reduces potential for loading dock area equipment damage. First let’s identify some of the equipment that is commonly interlocked…usually equipment such as hydraulic dock levelers, vehicle restraints, overhead doors and inflatable dock seals. For […]
September 11, 2015, 7:49 am - Dock seals and shelters provide protection for your business structures and inventory, but there are a few things you should know before choosing a dock seal or dock shelter that meets the exact needs of your organization. Source:vartuserviss.lv Selecting the right ones and knowing what factors to consider will ensure that your business reaps the […]
March 20, 2015, 3:29 pm - Conventional dock seals act as a gasket to seal the truck to the building. The compression force from the truck backing into position passes through the seals and into the building wall. Inflatable dock seals do not transfer any forces to the building walls. When the truck is backed into position the seal is then inflated, the side pads and head pad expand and form a gasket contoured to the shape of the trailer. This design not only eliminates any pressure on the building walls, it also contours to a wider range of trucks, even a truck that is not backed in square to the dock. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
July 16, 2014, 10:56 am - Scissor lifts are one of the most often used products in any manufacturing or material handling facility. Making them more efficient is what Pentalift does best. We’ve always offered options which improve the efficiency of lift tables, suiting almost any application, and now we’ve included that list to our website. With over fifty common options […]
July 4, 2014, 9:33 am - With everything that can occur at the loading dock, weather is arguably one of the most dangerous and costly. Dock seals and shelters protect your investment, your energy costs and your employees from inclement weather. As a warehouse, plant, safety or operations manager with a loading dock in your facility, the number one item on your […]