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Mechanical Edge of Dock Levelers

Enhance productivity and efficiency at your warehouse or facility with Copperloy’s mechanical edge of dock leveler. Easy to install and operate, our manual dock leveler models are built to be as durable as possible, offering consistent results, quick and easy operation, and very little need for ongoing maintenance.

Dual-extension, spring-lift assist aids in proper positioning of your mechanical loading dock leveler. Our edge of dock levelers offer an unparalleled combination of features and functionality:

  • Working range of 5 inches +/- the dock level
  • Robotic welding for the utmost in quality and consistency
  • Dual extension automatic spring lift assist provides easy operation
  • Available options include bumper sizes, lip styles and sizes, in-board handle assembly and more
  • Easy operation by pulling back the handle to lift over the dock height, and then pushing to position the lip onto the truck floor

With a total of 12 different models available, mechanical loading dock levelers from Copperloy come in 20,000 lb. or 30,000 lb. capacities; 12″ or 14″ projections; and 66″, 72″, 78″ and 84″ widths. Of course, we also provide custom in-house engineering and manufacturing, so if you’re unsure if there’s a match, we’ll provide you with a tailor-made product to get the job done.

Watch the dock equipment video below to learn more.

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Edge of Dock Leveler FAQs

Q: Can you reduce the bend on your manual EOD levelers?

A: Yes. We can reduce the bend from our standard 8° to 5°. The height range will change to + or – 3″ (not available on our Refer Models).

Q: Why would I need a refer lip EOD?

A: Our refer model mechanical edge of dock leveler is used for refrigerated trucks.

Q: Can you make an EOD with no bends?

A: No. An edge of dock leveler will not work without bends. The EOD will hit the truck and not be able to extend.

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FAQS

How long is an Edge of Dock activation handle?
The activation handle is 42″ long.

Can pallet jacks be used on an Edge of Dock?
Pallet jacks are not recommend on an Edge of Dock. It will be very bumpy for a pallet jack and it could bottom out with any height variation.

Can an existing EOD be converted to a hydraulic EOD?
Yes. A hydraulic power pack can be added to a manual EOD to convert it to a hydraulic EOD.

How does an EOD attach to the dock?
The EOD should be continuously welded to the dock edge channel. If a channel is not present then a transition plate is required.

What type of channel is required for installing an EOD?
We recommend a minimum of an 8″ steel channel with upper and lower straps alternating every 10″ with end straps on top.

What does an EOD come with?
An EOD comes with (2) steel bumper blocks, (2) rubber bumpers and an activation handle.

Can you make an EOD with no bends?
NO. An EOD will not work with any bends. The EOD will hit the truck and not be able to extend.

Why do I need a refer lip EOD?
Our refer model EOD are used for refrigerated trucks.

Can you reduce the bend on your EOD’s?
Yes. We can reduce the bend from our standard 8˚to 5˚ . The height range will change to + or – 3″ (not available on our Refer Models).

How far apart are the holes on the 2-hole bumpers?
The holes are 7″ apart on center.

How many EOD’s can fit on a pallet?
We can ship up to 6 EOD’s on one pallet.

Can anything be added to the bumpers to prolong wear?
Yes. We can add Steel face bumper guards.

What is the height range on an EOD?
+ Or – 5″

What are the weights of your EOD’s?
SEL2066CG = 489lbs     SEL2066CRG = 504lbs.
SEL2072CG = 505lbs     SEL2072CRG = 520lbs
SEL3066CG = 524lbs     SEL3066CRG = 539lbs
SEL3072CG = 563lbs     SEL3072CRG = 583lbs
SEL3078CG = 598lbs     SEL3078CRG = 615lbs
SEL3084CG = 625lbs     SEL3084CRG = 642lbs

What is the lip projection of an EOD?
On our standard EOD, the projection is 12″ and on our Refer EOD the projection is 14″

What lip sizes do you have?
On our standard EOD, the lip is 14.4″ and on our Refer EOD, the lip is 16″

What is the freight class for an EOD for shipping?
Freight class 60

How much force is on the lever (handle)?
40-50lbs.

What is the diameter of the EOD handle?
1.315″ diameter

How thick is the steel on the EOD?
On our 20k capacity, it is ⅜” thick.
On our 30k capacity, it is ½” thick.

Find more answers to common yard ramp questions on our yard ramp resources page or wikipedia.