ARCAT Specification Wizard makes it easy for architects and design builders to specify Pentalift product into their designs. Featuring loading dock BIM (Business Information Models) content, CAD drawings, Specifications on all 11160 recognized products  including lift tables, dock levelers, vehicle restraints and dock seals and shelters while including Pentalift dock equipment videos and a catalogue of the full line of dock products.  

The Pentalift Vertical Storing Dock Leveler Application Information and Design Guide

Pentalift Vertical Storing Dock Leveler Design Guide provides information regarding the application requirements and benefits of vertical storing dock levelers, as well as, options, design considerations, installation guidelines, parameters and requirements for these dock levelers.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration supports the development of unified motor carrier safety requirements and procedures throughout North America.

American National Standards Institute – ANSI 

American National Standards Institute - ANSI is the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment systems, empowering its members and constituents to strengthen the safety and health of the consumer and the protection of the environment.

IBC inclusion of MH29.1

IBC inclusion of MH29.1 is a letter that confirms inclusion of ANSI standard MH29.1 into the IBC (International Building Code). MH29.1 adoption into Chapter 30, Section 3001.2 appears in the 2015 version of the IBC.

Why A Dock Lift Is A Better Choice Than A Combination Leveler / Lift

Why A Dock Lift Is A Better Choice Than A Combination Leveler / Lift explains the cost benefits of including an elevating dock lift in combination with a conventional dock leveler in the building design.

Benefits of Projected / Cantilevered Dock Leveler Pits

Benefits of Projected / Cantilevered Dock Leveler Pits offers the architect and design builders an illustrated explanation as to how to protect the building, vehicles and dock equipment from impact by projecting the dock leveler pit.

Cost Savings Of Utilizing Pour In Dock Levelers 

Cost Savings Of Utilizing Pour In Dock Levelers documents the added savings of including the dock levelers when the concrete floor is poured, securely encasing the unit(s), while explaining the process with photos and illustrations.

Pentalift’s Dock Design Slide Presentation

Pentalift's Dock Design Slide Presentation allows the architect and design builders to easily reference all aspects of the design process when considering the inclusion of 11160 products into their architectural designs.

The Pentalift Loading Dock Design Guide

The Pentalift Loading Dock Design Guide offers architects and design buillders the opportunity to learn which application will best fit their project. Included in this guide are Safety, Dock area Design, Dock Levelers, Dock Bumpers, Vehicle restraint systems, Seals and Shelters, the added energy efficiency of including elevating docks, combi-docks and truck levelers. See the simplified version of dock leveler selection.

Pentalift are members of the USGBC (United States Green Building Council)

Pentalift are members of the USGBC(United States Green Building Council), promoting advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities.

LEED accreditation 

Pentalift dock equipment products give customers a rating advantage when up for LEED accreditation from multiple standpoints: use of regional materials, bio-based fuel, a substantial percentage of recycled content in our construction materials and optimized energy performance.