Copperloy manufactures America’s ultimate ramp for loading docks. We design our ramps to maximize space, safety, and productivity. Our sixty years of industry experience has led us to create the best ramps for loading docks. With our unique one-cylinder design, the ramps use much less pressure to raise when compared to traditional ramps for loading docks. This design as resulted in many convenient features:
Easier operation – The hydraulic pump is conveniently located on the outside of the ramp, easing operation and maintenance requirements.
Faster raise times – Our ramps for loading docks raise two and a half times faster than other ramps on the market.
Less wear and tear – Rotation of the ramp occurs on the positioning sleeve instead of the ramp’s connection, decreasing wear and tear.
Greater stability – The centrally-located cylinder eliminates the probability of tipping.
Key Features | Ramp for Loading Dock
8-Foot Level Off
Copperloy considers forklift access a crucial aspect in designing ramps for loading docks. As a result, we have added an 8-foot level off to ensure forklift access is safe and easy.
The lip of the ramp rests on the dock floor, platform, or the truck body. We also include 8-foot safety chains to ensure the yard ramp does not pull away from the dock or truck.
With our ramp’s singe-acting pump design, the hydraulic pump only requires half the typical effort to operate. The pump’s convenient location eases operation and maintenance needs and protects it from dirt and other potential damage. The pump’s handle can also be stored away when not in use.
Low End Plate
We design our ramps for loading docks with a low end plate that is lower than a forklift’s wheelbase. This means the front wheels of the forklift can reach the grating while the back wheels remain on the ground. This makes ground level entry much easier and provides much smoother traveling for forklifts on and off trucks and docks.
All-Weather Deck Grating
We manufacture our ramps for loading docks with high-strength steel. The steel grating can easily brave the harshest environments with serrated grating to ensure traction in all weather conditions. Furthermore, the one and three-quarter inch spacing between the grating bars allows any snow, rain, or other debris to fall through.
Copperloy ramps utilize a 7-inch safety curb to prevent runoff during loading and unloading.
18-Inch Solid/Pneumatic Tires
Solid/pneumatic tires are a feature for all Copperloy ramps. They offer lubricated bearings and do not need to be refilled. These tires are efficient and maintenance free.
This sleeve allows a forklift to maneuver our ramps 180 degrees, which saves time and increases productivity. The fork slides into the positioning sleeve, so the ramp can be repositioned easily. All Copperloy ramps for loading docks utilize the positioning sleeve. This feature is not meant for long-distance or over-the-road towing.
We include a towbar for both our steel and aluminum ramps for loading docks. This allows the ramp to be towed short distances within your facility at a max speed of 5-mph. This feature is not meant for over-the-road towing.
With Copperloy ramps, any freight-loading operation can create a dock wherever they need it in their facility. Copperloy ramps for loading docks improve safety and efficiency for forklift loading on docks and trucks. Furthermore, it has never been easier to expand your facility’s dock capacity in a cost-effective manner.
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