Dock Shelter Optional Accessories & Customization

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Dock Seal Optional Accessories

This page explains options that are common to Pentalift loading dock seals. For more information on any of these options or Pentalift products, contact your Pentalift representative.

Cover material

There are is wide variety of covering materials available. The material requirements are dependent on the dock seal model and application parameters. Note: The application of the product by a trained professional is vital to a successful application. The strongest cover material with the highest abrasion resistance will become damaged very quickly if the application of the dock seal or shelter is not properly considered the configuration of the dock seal or shelter is not properly matched.


RS800 RainStop Seal

The RainStop diverts the water from the top of the trailer and away from entering your building. The RainStop seal can be ordered separately for existing applications or in conjunction with a new dock seal.

Rain Shelter Option

Tapered Side Pads

Compensates for and provides the  best seal on declined or inclined approaches

Tapered Side Pad Seals

Beveled side pads seal the truck in an application with wider building doors.

Beveled Side Pad

Head Pad

Wider and beveled head pads are available to seal the truck in applications where the top of the building door is higher than the top of the truck.


Head Pad Drop Curtain

To accommodate applications where the door height is higher than the top of the truck heights.


Wear Pleats

Provide additional dock seal surface wear protection as truck moves up and down on its suspension during loading / unloading.

Wear Pleats For Dock Seal

Build Out Box

Compression dock seals have a maximum projection of 20”. For applications that require more than 20” overall projection build out boxes are available. Build out boxes are wrapped in vinyl for protection from the weather and improved building aesthetics.  


Fire Retardant Foam

An added fire prevention precaution.


Pressure Treated wood Backboards

Applies to dock seals, extends the life of the wood back board based on superior resistance to aging and deterioration.


Reinforced Side Pads

A double layer of cover material on inside of side pads provides additional abrasion protection from lift truck during loading.


Metal Hood

Acts as a canopy directing the elements away from the top of the seal.

Dock Seal Metal Hood

Bottom Side Flap

Sewn to inside of side pads, drops down to increase sealing area beside the dock bumpers.


Door Number Sewn  on Curtain

Include fabric cut-outs sewn into the curtain to clearly mark door numbers.

Dock Seal Decals

Our Primary Goal is to engineer and build the best loading dock seals to ensure the ultimate in user safety and product reliability. Please Contact a Pentalift sales representative to discuss your application requirements.