Pit Style Hydraulic Heavy Duty Dock Leveler

Pit Style Hydraulic Heavy Duty Dock Leveler

Overview

The NORDOCK® HEAVY-DUTY™ Series Hydraulic Dock Levelers are the ultimate in strength, convenience and reliability.

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About the supplier

To design and manufacture the best possible products, it’s essential to have the best possible facilities. From our main production plant in Bowmanville Ontario and our U.S. facility in Westerville Ohio, we utilize the latest equipment and advanced automation systems to achieve the precision and quality necessary to manufacture products of unsurpassed quality. And, our strategically located offices across North America ensure that we deliver superior quality customer support.

No compromise construction for optimum performance

The NORDOCK® HEAVY-DUTY™ Series Hydraulic Dock Levelers’ deck plate, lip plate, beam sections and lugs are constructed of minimum 50-55,000 PSI yield material.

Standard center deck beam and welded side guards provide additional deck plate support.
The continuous rear hinge provides side-to-side tilt with no pinch point.
Hydraulic power for smooth, efficient operation. The power unit is a frame mounted integral assembly fully tested and oil filled.
The motor is a totally enclosed non-ventilated type available in all voltages.
Regenerative hydraulic cylinders are a heavy-duty design with polished chrome rods, guide bearings and high-pressure seals.

Easy one-step push button control

The operator presses the control button until the deck is raised and the lip is fully extended.

Releasing the button allows the lip to lower onto the truck bed.
The operator stores the leveler by pressing the control button until the lip fully retracts.

Features & Benefits

  • Patented Self-Cleaning Lip Lug and Header Plate Design (20-Year Warranty)
  • Heavy Duty Regenerative Cylinders with Non-Adjustable Velocity Fuse
  • Continuous Fixed Rear Hinge Provides Easy Transfer & Eliminates Pinch, Trip or Impact Point (20-Year Warranty)
  • Six Solid Steel Rear Frame Supports
  • Dual Side 33% Beam to Deck Weld Pattern
  • Security Night Locks
  • Dust Tight Control Panel Enclosure with Operator Instructions on Cover
  • Open Frame Design for Easy Pit Cleaning
  • Independent Deck and Lip Maintenance Supports with Lock Out Tag Out Capability
  • Full Operating Range Telescoping Side Guards
  • Zinc Coated Deck and Lip Hinge Rods
  • Additional Center Deck Support
  • High Tensile Lip and Deck Safety Tread Plate
  • Two Laminated Dock Bumpers Included

Options & Accessories

  • SMART-HOOK® & TRUCK-LOCK® Vehicle Restraints
  • LOGI-SMART® Integrated Control Systems
  • IMPACT™ Series Steel Spring & Steel Face Dock Bumpers (10-Year Structural Warranty)
  • WEARTOUGH® Dock Seals & Shelters
  • 18″ or 20″ Long Lip
  • Brush & ALL-SEAL™ Weather Seal Systems
  • Emergency Stop & Lip Extend Control
  • Automatic Return to Dock Level
  • Self Forming Pour in Pans & Curb Angle Sets
  • Dock Lights
  • FALL-STOP™ Safety Barrier Gates

SHORT FORM SPECS

*Add capacity required from 25,000 to 55,000 Ibs.  Example: NH-68-50.

Longer models & special sizes available to suit existing pits. Consult your NORDOCK® representative for assistance in choosing the correct capacity and options for your application.

Description

The HEAVY-DUTY™ Series of hydraulic dock levelers provide the ultimate in strength, convenience and reliability with full hydraulic powered deck and lip functions controlled by a single push button.
Available in standard capacity ratings of 25,000 to 55,000 lbs. in increments of 5,000 Ibs. and standard nominal sizes of 6 ft. wide x 6 ft. long to 7 ft. wide x 12 ft. long.
Standard features include full operating range telescoping side guards, fall protection velocity fuse and a comprehensive warranty.

Operation

The operator presses the control button until the deck is raised and the lip is fully extended. Releasing the button allows the lip to lower onto the truck bed.
The operator stores the leveler by pressing the control button until the lip fully retracts.
The standard 16″ long lip projects 11″ beyond a 4″ bumper to engage a truck bed 12″ above or below floor level.

Construction

The platform is a unitized welded structure with continuous welds at the beam, header plate and lugs for maximum strength.
The deck plate, lip plate, beam sections and lugs are constructed of minimum 55,000 PSI yield material.
A standard center deck beam and welded side guards provide additional structural support.
The continuous rear hinge provides 4” of side-to-side tilt with no pinch point.
The 19” high frame has six solid steel rear supports, an open design for easy pit cleaning, and lip supports that prevent illegal entry when the door is closed.
The front and rear hinge rods are SAE 1045 superior shaft, zinc coated with factory applied anti-seize lubricant.

Electrical/Hydraulics

Frame mounted power unit with 1 HP totally enclosed non-ventilated motor, available in all voltages.
NEMA 12 dust tight metal panel enclosure with hinged cover, motor starter and single push button control.
The regenerative hydraulic cylinders are a heavy-duty design with polished chrome rods, guide bearings and high-pressure seals.
The hydraulic hoses are high-pressure SAE 100R2 with permanent fittings attached.

Warranty

NORDOCK® guarantees that the HEAVY-DUTY™ Series Dock Levelers will perform as described to the full satisfaction of the purchaser for one-year from date of receipt or NORDOCK® will repair, replace or remove the product and refund the purchase price.
In addition, the front and rear hinge assemblies are guaranteed, under specified guidelines, for a period of twenty-years. ​All NORDOCK® dock levelers are designed to exceed the safety and performance requirements of ANSI MH30.1 – 2007 and when properly applied comes with a 10-year structural warranty.