Pentalift News Blog
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 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 […]
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 10, 2016, 9:16 am - Forklift maintenance ensures your machine enjoys a long lifespan. If you follow these eight useful forklift maintenance tips your lift will last a long time. Service: Your forklift needs to be serviced within the prescribed service intervals according to the manufacturer. Don’t skip a service appointment, otherwise you risk increasing fuel consumption and deteriorating running […]
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.