Adding A Durable Outdoor Loading Dock To Your Facility
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Outdoor Loading Dock

Durable Outdoor Loading Dock / How to Use a Copperloy Outdoor Loading Dock Ramp / Custom Steel Fabrication and Design / Outdoor Loading Dock Features / Additional Videos

Durable Outdoor Loading Dock

Need a durable outdoor loading dock ramp or other new or used loading dock equipment? Portable loading docks are used in combination with dock-to-ground or a portable loading dock yard ramps. This material handling equipment is best used for parallel loading on carriers or docks in limited space locations, or where no permanent facilities exist. These portable loading platforms are for sale in steel only.

A movable loading dock, also known as a portable loading platform or portable loading ramp allows lift trucks to easily make right angle turns. The platforms are custom made to fit your specifications with fixed heights ranging from 42″ to 57″ and are available in capacities up to 30,000 pounds. These platforms have side plates made from A572-50 steel, providing additional durability.

For high-quality, durable, and versatile portable loading docks, there’s no better choice than Copperloy.

  • Two or more portable loading docks can be locked together to form a larger outdoor loading dock.
  • Each portable loading platform comes standard with steel tread plate decking, steel legs, two movable curb sections, and lift sleeves for safe easy handling by fork trucks.
  • Edge-of-dock levelers can be installed on any side of the platform, ensuring functionality with any existing equipment, vehicles, or installations.
  • Steel grating bars don’t need maintenance and are spaced to allow debris and water to fall through, rather than collect on the surface.

How to Use a Copperloy Outdoor Loading Dock Ramp 

Have you and your team been looking for a way to maximize efficiency, safety and profitability in your facility? If so, then a Copperloy outdoor loading dock could be the solution for your workspace. Material handling solutions from Copperloy are not only notable for their durability but also for their ease of use. 

To set up a Copperloy yard ramp for use, just use the attached hydraulic pump to bring the ramp up at a ½” increment for each pump movement until you have moved the ramp into the desired position.

Next, simply use chains to connect a forklift to the yard ramp’s positioning sleeve and maneuver the ramp to the desired angle. Then, let the hydraulic pump valve to release and allow the 15-inch lip sit against the carrier body. Finally, connect the attached safety chains to your yard ramp and start your loading task. 

Custom Steel Fabrication and Design

The same material handling solution just will not work for every workspace. Have you and your team found yourselves frustrated with one-size-fits-all loading dock equipment in the past? If so, then Copperloy could have the right installation for your facility.

Client businesses from across a diverse range of industries count on Copperloy for premier custom steel fabrication and design. To learn more about how you could maximize efficiency in your workspace through a custom installation, connect with the Copperloy team today.

Investing in the most current in custom fabrication equipment is just one of the ways Copperloy by JH Industries sets itself apart from its competition. For example, the Copperloy facility houses 25 650 amp capacity welding stations and six 40’ bridge cranes each with 30,000 lb lifting capacities. The team also maintains three airless spray paint systems and multiple planer mills. 

To list, just some past Copperloy by JH Industries customizations have included machinery tooling, automation, dock to ground ramps, large machined fabrications, heavy duty truck loading ramps and more. If you have been looking for a custom outdoor loading dock ramp or other installation to go after your team’s unique goals, then you can feel confident in counting on the manufacturing experts from Copperloy.

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Platform Curbs

6″ portable loading dock safety curbs to prevent accidental runoff. Exclusive hollow section design and proprietary box frame construction take the stress of heavy loads and the extra strain of cargo breakout.

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Steel Tread Plate Decking

A mobile loading platform from Copperloy is constructed of electro-forged serrated steel for superior strength. Grating bearing bars are 1-3/4″″ thick. These bars are designed to offer extra durability in the roughest of applications. Bars are spaced 1″ apart to resist clogging of debris and to ensure an all-weather, high-traction running surface.

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Lift Sleeves

Part of making a platform portable is creating easy ways to move it! Lift loops are provided for easy handling and repositioning of the platforms with a forklift.

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Portable Steel Platforms

Steel Platforms come in capacities up to 30,000 pounds and lengths reaching 12 feet. Steel platforms are heavier and require a forklift to move, but have higher capacities.  Contact the factory for portable steel platform specifications.

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Handrail Option

Handrails can be added to any platform at any length required. Our 42-inch high split handrail are constructed in all steel.

Additional Videos

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