Edge of dock leveler is a light duty low cost alternative to thepit style full size dock leveler. Also used when a pit cannot be utilized or as a retrofit. It is typically used in an environment with minimal difference between trailer bed and dock and the unit is typically mounted to the dock face. They are not recommended for high volume dock traffic.
Dock and Door Systems Edge of dock levelers mount directly to the dock face and provide a recommended working range of +/-3″ and a maximum operating range of +/-5″ above or below dock. Edge of dock levelers. Easily attach to the steel face of an existing dock, saving valuable dock loading space; No Concrete Work or Pit is Necessary to install E.O.D.
The units are offered with Mechanical or hydraulic operation.Edge of dock levelers are for those with a slight variation between dock height and truck height. Edge of dock levelers are used when there is limited space, light to medium loads, and average traffic. They are more economical and less complicated to install than pit levelers. E.O.D available in 66″, 72″, 78″ and 84″ widths.
Mechanicalally operated E.O.D
Dock and Door edge of dock levelers are the largest selling edge of dock levelers in the industry. Edge of dock Leveler is a lever activated, torsion spring assisted model. E.O.D utilizes an adjustable torsion spring. It provides and economical transition from the building to the truck. Dual extension spring lift mechanism offers proven efficiency and durability. Careful engineering and rugged construction ensure extended life,operation is safe and easy.
Saves time and space with no need to store
Leveler operating handle allows for a simple operation without bending over the dock
Easily upgradable to hydraulic application
Ramp and lip made of high strength, low-alloy steel
Hydraulic operated E.O.D
Hydraulically operated edge of dock models offer the convenience and safety of push button control. Dock and Door ‘s hydraulic, featuring power extension and retraction of the lip and deck, is the finest in the industry. Our exclusive speed control adjusts leveler descent speed. A standard Nema 4 single pushbutton control provides easy activation of deck and lip. It has quiet dependable operation via a two cylinder design with deck and lip cylinders.
The ramp width is 72 in. A steel dock edge, or approach ramp is required for proper installation. The Electric Hydraulic Edge-of dock is the easiest to operate. After the truck is backed against the dock, push and hold the control button. The leveler raises and the lip will extend. The unit comes complete with motor, pump, control box, cylinder, lines and oil. The truck must pull out for leveler to return to stored position.
Easy install allows unit to quickly mount to any loading dock with a steel dock edge
Tread plate design offers a positive non slip gripping action
Product design conveniently does not require a concrete recess
Solid steel construction offers long lasting reliable use