Pentalift Blog - Dock seals and shelters
October 28, 2016, 4:26 pm - Pentalift offers a complete line of Dock Seals and Shelters to suit the most common overhead door sizes and to compliment the Dock Leveler and Vehicle Restraint product lines. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for additional information.
October 17, 2016, 9:07 am - When working on loading docks, it’s important to keep your workers safe. Slips and falls can occur regularly depending on outside conditions. To prevent loading dock slips try these five tips. Find the light When a trailer is placed ready for loading or unloading, check out the perimeter around the trailer and dock leveller. If […]
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.