PRLog - July 28, 2011 - PORTLAND, Maine -- Dura-Dock™ Series loading-dock lifts from Southworth Products transfer loads quickly and safely from any truck bed to any dock height, and vice versa, without ramps or inclines. Available in 5,000 lbs. and 6,000 lbs. capacities, Dura-Dock lifts feature corrosion-resistant, galvanized base and legs as standard. For higher capacities (up to 20,000 lbs.) galvanized construction is optional. All Southworth dock lifts work from grade level to a maximum height of 59 inches.
Southworth dock lifts save time and effort at retail outlets, manufacturing plants, warehouses, medical or educational facilities, and other establishments loading goods into or accepting deliveries from more than one type of truck. A lift can be installed to accommodate any dock or loading configuration, whether the truck is parked perpendicular or parallel to the dock. Usually mounted in a concrete pit so the unit’s lowered platform is at grade level, the lift is even more useful if the location lacks a dock altogether. A drain in the base of the lift prevents standing water if the unit is installed outdoors.
Platform sizes range from 6 x 8 feet to 8 x 12 feet. Lower-
For more information, contact Brian E. McNamara, President, Southworth Products Corp, P.O. Box 1380, Portland, ME 04104-1380, TEL: (207) 878-0700, FAX: (207) 797-4734, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.SouthworthProducts.com.
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Southworth Products Corp is the world's largest manufacturer of ergonomic material handling equipment and container handling equipment for vertical lifting and work positioning, designed to improve worker productivity while reducing the risk of injuries.