Pentalift News Blog
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.
October 3, 2016, 9:54 am - Hydraulic levellers are automatic and work at the push of a button. On the other hand, mechanical pit levellers are activated with a pull chain. However, there are more things that set the two types of levellers apart. If you’re not sure which one is best for your warehouse, the differences are listed below. Activation […]
September 30, 2016, 10:35 am - Pentalift’s standard finish is gray enamel paint.Pentalift offers to paint equipment in any custom color when the RAL# is provided. In a more demanding environment, such as exterior exposure, Pentalift offers to upgrade to an epoxy finish. Where regular chemicals wash down, or there is concern about oxidization, Pentalift can offer hot dip galvanized finish. Finally, some applications such as food handling, may require complete stainless steel construction. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for consultation on the best finish for your application.
September 26, 2016, 9:45 am - The loading and unloading of goods and equipment requires certain safety procedures. Loading docks are easy places for injury if you’re not careful. Spills, slips and equipment error are all things that can go wrong on your dock, but there are ways to prevent problems. To ensure your loading dock doesn’t become a workplace hazard, […]
September 23, 2016, 11:29 am - When a customer has a requirement for a particularly long lift table, it often makes sense to move to a Tandem Lift Table.A Tandem Lift Table is created when Pentalift mechanically combines multiple sets of scissor leg sets, positioned end-to-end, utilizing a common deck and frame assembly.The TL-Series and the TLH- Series are Pentalift's two pre-engineered series of tandem tables. They both use two leg sets. The TL has a lower profile and is lighter duty, while the TLH has a greater, fully lowered height and offers much higher capacities. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for additional information.