Pentalift Blog - Lift Table News
February 17, 2017, 4:31 pm - Pentalift accordion bellows are reinforced vinyl pleats that are designed to minimize debris entry under the lift table. This in turn decreases the opportunity for damage and premature wear, helping to reduce maintenance costs and prolonging the lifespan of the equipment. Here is a link to much more detailed information on Pentalift’s accordion bellow. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative to discuss your accordion bellow requirements in more detail.
December 2, 2016, 4:23 pm - A Semi-Portable Lift Table is designed to be moved only when there is no load present. A Portable Lift Table is designed to be moved when fully loaded. Contact a Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
October 21, 2016, 1:07 pm - Pre-engineered lift tables are typically designed and built for intermittent use. Pentalift considers standard use to be up to 8 full loaded, complete cycles per hour. If the equipment will be exposed to greater than 8 cycles per hour, then we need to look at making upgrades to the table and the power unit. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for additional information.
October 14, 2016, 3:34 pm - Pentalift's standard warranty states that dock levelers manufactured by Pentalift Equipment Corporation will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for normal use for one year. The deck assembly, lip assembly, and dock leveler frame are warrantied for 10 years. To properly validate the warranty, you need to complete a Product Registration Card. This general warranty applies to all dock levelers that Pentalift fabricates. If you would like more information on what is considered normal use, or have any questions about standard or extended warranties, do not hesitate to contact your Pentalift Sales Representative.
October 7, 2016, 1:10 pm - If a lift table is installed into a pre-formed pit, one or more of the following guarding methods must be provided for personnel protection from potential shear points. The two most common methods to provide shear point protection are beveled toe guards and toe sensor bars. Other methods of protecting the shear point include use of metal skirts, or employing devices used to prevent personnel from approaching the area during operation, such as enclosures or safety mats, etc. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for additional information.