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Copperloy has been supporting dealers for over 50 years with edge-of-dock levelers and yard ramps manufactured in Northeast Ohio. We offer 3-day quick ship from our inventory of edge-of-docks and yard ramps.
We are continuously improving our products ensuring they are the best on the market. Take a minute to read below or watch our videos to learn why our ramps and dock levelers are the best in the industry.
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EDGE OF DOCK LEVELER
Copperloy’s low-cost solution to get a working dock with a 5″ or less gap.
An edge of dock leveler (EOD) is used to bridge the gap from the edge of a loading area to a truck or ramp. As opposed to a dockboard, EODs are fixed to the loading dock. Copperloy edge of dock levelers are ideal for use when trucks are backing up to a dock. With a simple pull of the handle, the leveler will lift over the top truck height for easy positioning. They mount easily to most docks and are available in 66″, 72″, 78″ and 84″ widths. Our shipping dock leveler is capable of servicing trucks 5″ above or below dock levels and is available in both 20,000 and 30,000 lb. models.
- To ensure product durability, the EOD has been designed and engineered using a three-dimensional engineering software package.
- Quick, easy lifting and positioning: Our exclusive lift mechanism and spring assembly sets the board in place with one-quarter the effort needed to operate conventional edge of dock levelers.
- Push button operation on hydraulic models.
- Ideal for retrofit: The Copperloy Edge of Dock leveler easily mounts to the face of almost any dock. Transition plates and approach ramps are also available.
- Safety: Every Copperloy Edge of Dock Leveler is equipped with a safety maintenance strut to secure the unit while performing routine maintenance.
- Low maintenance: Maintenance is reduced to simple lubrication of hinges which come equipped with grease fittings.
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Create a dock anywhere with Copperloy’s mobile yard ramp.
Copperloy® yard ramps are engineered to maximize space, productivity, and safety making it America’s ultimate yard ramp. Made in the USA, our revamped, one-cylinder yard ramp design uses less pressure to lift the ramp compared to traditional yard ramps with two-cylinder hydraulic systems.
- Easier operation, the pump location on the outside of the yard ramp frame allows for more convenient access.
- Faster raise times, position the ramp up to two and a half times faster than the average ramp.
- Less wear and tear, rotation occurs on the redesigned positioning sleeve instead of the ramp connection, reducing wear on the ramp structure.
- Greater stability, centrally located cylinder means less chance of tipping.
- Solid-filled pneumatic tires, better handle rugged terrain and also reduce the chances of punctures or air pressure problems.
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YARD RAMP FAQ’S
What is the difference between a positioning sleeve and towbar?
The positioning sleeve comes standard on our steel mobile ramps. It is used to get the ramp into position of the trailer. The towbar is used for towing the ramp around your facility short distances (3-5mph max speed). The ramp is not designed for road travel.
What kind of tires are on the mobile yard ramp?
The standard tires are 18″ solid/pneumatic tires. The tires do not require air to fill, are maintenance free, and have lubricated-for-life bearings.
What are the height ranges of the ramps?
The standard height range of the mobile yard ramp is 38″-65″. The standard height range for the dock to ground ramp is 38″-60″. We can customize any ramp to unique height requirements.
How are the ramps secured?
All of our ramps ship with safety chains to secure them. Mobile yards ramps are chained to the trailers. Dock to ground ramps are bolted to the face of the dock with brackets and chains provided.
Are rental yard ramps available?
Yes. Copperloy has a variety of factory-certified ramps for rent and available for short-term loading dock solutions. Factory certified ramps ensure that all components are in working order and are safe for operation. Improve efficiency and production with a factory-certified dock ramp rental.
EDGE OF LEVELER FAQ’S
How thick is the steel on the EOD?
On our 20k capacity, it is ⅜” thick.
On our 30k capacity, it is ½” thick.
What is the diameter of the EOD handle?
How much force is on the lever (handle)?
What is the freight class for an EOD for shipping?
Freight class 60
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 lip projection of an EOD?
On our standard EOD, the projection is 12″ and on our Refer EOD the projection is 14″
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 height range on an EOD?
+ Or – 5″
Can anything be added to the bumpers to prolong wear?
Yes. We can add Steel face bumper guards
How many EOD’s can fit on a pallet?
We can ship up to 6 EOD’s on one pallet
How far apart are the holes on the 2-hole bumpers?
The holes are 7″ apart on center.
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)
Why do I need a refer lip EOD?
Our refer model EOD are used for refrigerated trucks.
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.
What does an EOD come with?
An EOD comes with (2) steel bumper blocks, (2) rubber bumpers and an activation handle.
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.
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.
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.
Can pallet jacks be used on an Edge of Dock?
Pallet jacks are not recommended on an Edge of Dock. It will be very bumpy for a pallet jack and it could bottom out with any height variation.
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