When Catania Oils acquired the 1980s-era facility, the dock bays were in poor shape with heavily used and damaged doors, hard-to-maintain and faulty manual dock levelers
, as well as inappropriate trailer restraints.
The GPS steering option is available now on the new Vermeer T1255 direct drive Terrain Leveler
He said the aim of providing laser land levelers
to the farmers was to introduce modern machinery in agriculture field for getting better produce.
Sealing under and around the leveler
will help keep dirt, debris and refuse out of leveler
pit and close gaps that allow dirt, dust and insects into the building.
Blue Giant has introduced a new line of hydraulic dock levelers
with capacities from 25,000 to 40,000 pounds to meet the needs of shippers desiring a rugged, dependable dock with the operational ease and safety of hydraulic operation.
The contacts, designed to remote-control dock levelers
, are made by Sentrol Industrial, a Tualatin, OR-based maker of non-contact safety interlock switches for a variety of industrial applications.
Most trailers move up and down 3 to 4 inches with each trip across the leveler
, causing wear.
Insulating this area, which is open to the outside when levelers
are deployed, can save up to $1,000 annually in energy on a refrigerated dock, according to Markert of DL Manufacturing.
An extra-wide leveler
is not always the answer, especially if taller or longer loads need to be loaded/unloaded from below-dock trailers.
Store dock leveler
in vertical position to save space
The ENERGY GUARD provides a perimeter seal along the sides and rear hinge of a dock leveler
to block dirt, debris, and insects and, most importantly, prevent energy loss.
The type of lifting mechanism often depends on the size and capacity of the leveler
Planned upgrades included new hydraulic leveler
conversion kits, vehicle restraints and seals and shelters.
with top consisting of the bridge substructure with soil, the end wall, the corner posts behind, the side shutters, the reload and the Blach frame with tarpaulin.
Additionally, the dock levelers
installed at New Belgium are equipped with a slotted safety lip, creating a 7-inch high steel barrier once the leveler
is in the stored position.