Pentalift News Blog
February 24, 2015, 5:38 pm - Why would a dock lift be preferred over a regular dock leveler? With the majority of loading docks being approximately 48” above the road or driveway, there are many more dock levelers in use than dock lifts. Applications that don’t have a 48” raised dock area will often require ground level loading. Hydraulic dock lifts provide a safe and efficient answer for this situation. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
February 21, 2015, 1:05 pm - What are the guidelines to install a lift table into a pit? The idea is to address the safety and well-being of anyone that might come within close proximity of the lift table when it is in operation. The two most common solutions are to provide a physical alert through installation of a 30° bevel toe guard, or to provide a toe sensor that will automatically halt the movement of the table if it comes in contact with any interference. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
February 17, 2015, 10:19 am - When you work in the manufacturing engineering industry, or possibly even own a manufacturing facility, it’s important that you keep up-to-date with the latest changes. Things are constantly changing and updating within the industry and in order to thrive, you must be aware of the changes and current news. There are several ways in which […]
February 13, 2015, 11:54 am - Why is the Pentalogic valve so important on a hydraulic dock leveler? Conventional hydraulic dock leveler plumbing contains a number of individual valves and assorted fittings. The Pentalogic valve is a one piece machined housing that incorporates only two moving components. Fewer components, fewer chance of failure or hydraulic leaks developing. For more information, contact your Pentalift Sales Representative.
February 11, 2015, 10:59 am - A scissor life table has many useful purposes. The applications of a scissor lift table include a variety of things, but the platform is ultimately designed to help lift and raise heavier objects. The industrial lift is most often seen in behind the scenes of retail establishments and warehouses, although manufacturing engineers are always redesigning […]