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Dock Equipment

With so many different industries using docks, it is important that the right type of dock equipment be used. Different lifts do different jobs and as you will see in this article, you have numerous options, one to fit every need.

7 x 10 Platform For maximum safety, this platform lift is designed with four-corner ram support at each corner so that tipping is avoided. Other benefits to this platform include:
  • Horsepower 7 1/2
  • FPM - Approximately 8
  • Travel 58 inches
  • Lowered Height 16.5 inches
  • Axle Capacity Ends 9,600 pounds
  • Axle Capacity Sides 8,400 pounds
  • Shipping Weight 5,800 pounds
8 x 12 Pltform This is another type of platform lift that has a four-corner ram support design for the ultimate in stability and safety. It too can handle mobile material handling equipment of any type and offers tremendous value and identical benefits to the previous size platform.

6 x 6 Platform The model 1045 offers a 4,000 capacity. Additionally, this model is considered a portable life that can handle cart loads and some pallet loads with ease. With a built-in wheel chock, you have the confidence that carts will not roll off the platform. Additionally, if you need to move the lift to another location, you can simply use the wheeled dolly handle. Other benefits that make this a popular choice include:
  • Overall Size 72 x 96 inches
  • Lowered Height 5.25 inches
  • Raised Height 58.25 inches
  • Travel 53 inches
  • Power Unit 2 horsepower
  • Bridge Size 18 x 60 inches
  • Chock / Ramp Size 30 x 60 inches
  • Speed FPM 10
  • Axle Capacity Raised Bridge and Ramp End 2,000
  • Shipping Weight 2,400 pounds
6 x 8 Platform with 60-inch Raised Height This dock lift offers tons of benefits and convenience without having to pay the expense of having a concrete pit. Instead, you can enjoy a surface mount and 5,000-pound capacity in one. With this particular type of dock lift, you will get the lowest height while lowered than any other type of lift. Other advantages of this lift include:
  • Overall Size (with ramp) 6 x 10.5 feet
  • Lowered Height 5 inches
  • Raised Height 60 inches
  • Speed FPM 10
  • Horsepower 5
  • Axle Cap Ends 2,500
  • Bridge Size 18 x 60 inches
  • Ramp Size 30 x 60 inches
  • Concrete Pat Size Requirement 7 x 11.5 feet
10 x 16 Platform (60,000 Capacity) For big jobs that include high cube vans or trucks with low bed heights, this is the perfect lift. Designed as a surface mounted truck leveler, all you have to do is install it on the ground and you are ready to go. However, if you prefer to install this lift in a shallow pit, you can. The benefits of this option include:
  • Horsepower 5
  • Speed FPM 3
  • Travel 36 inches
  • Overall Width 11 feet, 8 inches
  • Overall Length 18 feet, 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight 8,000
Dock Clear Span (14 Foot) This final solution will help you reduce travel time since the Rail Transfer Bridge connects to the dock, only being separated by a rail spur. In this case, all you need to do is raise the bridge when there is train traffic and then for fork truck traffic, simply lower it. You will find that these spans come in a number of different sizes and have a multitude of benefits to include some as follows:
  • Width 6 feet
  • Clear Span at Docks 14
  • Length 16 feet and 1/2 inches
  • Capacity 10,000 pounds
  • Axle Capacity 8,000 Capacity
  • Rams - 1

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