This page explains options that are common to Pentalift powered vehicle restraints which includes both electrical and hydraulic. For more information on any of these options or Pentalift products, contact your Pentalift representative.

Interlock – Dock Leveler

 A combination control panel is provided. A single control panel operates the hydraulic dock leveler and the vehicle restraint. The hydraulic dock leveler is interlocked to the vehicle restraint. The hydraulic dock leveler cannot operate until the truck / trailer has been properly engaged by the vehicle restraint.

Surface Mounting Assembly

Not applicable to the UHR40. An assembly that allows the vehicle restraint to be mounted to horizontal grade surface. This options is utilized when the vertical dock face is not suitable for accommodating the vehicle restraint and the forces that would  be generated by the vehicle restraint.

Control Pedestal – Power unit, Controls, Lights, and signs

The control panel and / or power unit are installed on a stand that is mounted in a visible and accessible place by the loading dock door. Includes internal and external lights and signs.

Extension Mounting Plate Installation

An extension mounting plate is used when it requires the vehicle restraint to extend away from the loading dock face further than normal. This could be required for various reasons including but not limited to: Additional bumper depth / extension and declined drive approaches.

Surface Mount Vehicle Restraint

This vehicle restraint is specifically designed to be surface mounted in the loading dock driveway. It does not require vertical attachment to the loading dock face.

Zinc Finish

The components of the vehicle restraint are zinc plated to provide a higher level of protection against corrosion and oxidation.

Epoxy Finish

Utilized to provide an upgraded level of paint finish for more demanding environments.