Pit Style Mechanical Industrial Dock Leveler

Pit Style Mechanical Industrial Dock Leveler

Overview

The NORDOCK® INDUSTRIAL™ Series Mechanical Dock Levelers are the ultimate in strength, ease of use 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.

Proven performance

The NORDOCK® INDUSTRIAL™ Series Mechanical Dock Levelers are equipped with an exclusive lip lug and header plate design, an easy release hold-down with unlimited float, and a full yielding walkout lip extension for a smooth and efficient operation.
Standard features include working range side guards, retractable deck stop legs, night locks and a comprehensive warranty.

Built for the toughest loading dock

The platform is a unitized welded structure with continuous welds at the beam, header plate and lug connections 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 deck plate support.
The continuous rear hinge provides 4″ of side-to-side tilt with no pinch point.

Soft release activation

The operator releases the holdown at the rear of the platform until the deck is raised and stopped. The operator walks the platform down extending the lip onto the truck bed. The deck will float up and down with the truck during loading. The standard 16″ long lip will extend out and engage a truck bed 12″ above and below floor level.

Features & Benefits

  • Exclusive Self Cleaning Lip Lug & Header Plate Design Ensures Maximum Strength & Durability (20-Year Warranty)
  • Easy Transfer Full Width Fixed Rear Hinge with No Pinch Point  (20-Year Warranty)
  • Smooth & Easy Activation with Walk Down Yieldable Lip Extension
  • 33% Deck to Beam Weld Pattern on Both Sides of Beam Provides Superior Strength
  • Open Frame Design for Easy Pit Cleaning
  • Six Rear Structural Frame Supports
  • Lock Out Tag Out Capable Maintenance
  • Center Positioned Holdown Eliminates Deck Twist for Level Storage
  • Retracting Solid Steel Deck Legs with Below Dock End Load Control
  • Front & Rear Hinge Rods are Zinc Coated & Factory Coated with Anti-Seize Lubricant
  • Independent Deck and Lip Maintenance Supports with Lock Out Tag Out Capability -Working Range Structural Welded Side Guards
  • Additional Center Beam Deck Support for 3 Wheel Lift Trucks
  • Two Laminated Dock Bumpers Included

Options & Accessories 

  • SMART-HOOK® & TRUCK-LOCK® Vehicle Restraints
  • WEARTOUGH® Dock Seals & Shelters
  • IMPACT™ Series Steel Spring & Steel Face Dock Bumpers (10-Year Structural Warranty)
  • FALL-STOP™ Safety Barrier Gates
  • 18” or 20” Long Lip
  • Brush & ALL-SEAL™ Weather Seal Systems
  • Self Forming Pour in Pans & Curb Angle Sets
  • Full Range Toe Guards
  • Dock Lights
  • Pit Shim Kits

SHORT FORM SPECS


*Add capacity required from from 25,000 to 60,000 Ibs. Example: NM-68-35.

Not all sizes, capacities and options are available with 60,000 lb. capacity units. Consult your NORDOCK® representative for assistance in choosing the correct capacity and options for your application. Special sizes are available to suit existing pits.

Description

The INDUSTRIAL™ Series mechanical dock levelers are the ultimate in strength, ease of use and reliability.
Equipped with an exclusive lip lug and header plate design, easy release holdown with dual pawls and full yielding walkout lip extension for a smooth and efficient operation.
Available in capacity ratings from 25,000 to 60,000 lbs. in 5,000 lb. increments and standard nominal sizes of 6 ft. wide x 6 ft. long to 7 ft. wide x 10 ft. long.
Standard features include working range side guards, retractable deck stop legs, security night lock and a comprehensive warranty.

Construction

The platform is a unitized welded structure with 33% deck to beam weld pattern, welds on both sides of the beam, header plate and lug connections 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 deck plate 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 pit cleaning, and a night lock that prevents illegal entry when the door is closed.
The front and rear hinge rods are SAE 1045 material, zinc coated with factory applied anti-seize lubricant.

Operation

The operator releases the holdown at the rear of the platform until the deck is raised and stopped.
The operator walks the platform down extending the lip onto the truck bed.
The deck will float up and down with the truck during loading.
The standard 16” long lip will extend out and engage a truck bed 12” above and below floor level.

Warranty

NORDOCK® guarantees that the INDUSTRIAL™ Series dock levelers will perform as described and 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® docklevelers are designed to exceed ANSI requirements and properly applied comes with a 10-Year structural warranty.