Beacon® Loading Dock Levelers provide solutions for the Material Handling Industry

Sunday, April 07, 2019

April 7, 2019 - The Beacon ® brand loading levelers provide one of the widest ranges of sizes and applications for dock leveler pit installation, edge of dock, top of dock, scissor dock lift, dock plates and yard ramps. These different style levelers come in static or dynamic rated capacities for a range of different applications.  Dock levelers are designed to help in the loading and unloading process for either trucks or railcars.  The units are available in manual, electric- hydraulic or air bag actuated. 
Beacon® prides itself to provide many special designs and features of loading systems including electric -hydraulic Slide Deck and Hinged Lip Dock levelers. Dock levelers are constructed of 55,000 lb. minimum yield steel tread plate. Capacities range from 25,000 to 80,000 lbs.  The slide deck levelers are available with 16” to 44” long telescoping deck / lips.  Full range toe guards are available in spray enamel paint, powder coat or stainless steel. Hinge lip levelers are available with 16 to 20” lips. Optional stay in place concrete forms, curb steel with J anchors is available for a quick install. 
Yard Ramps are available to service trucks from the ground up to the truck bed. The units are designed to be free floating on the truck bed or with stationary adjustable legs.  Capacities range from 16,000 to 30,000 lbs.  The Forklift Yard Ramps includes steel grating decks offered in lengths of 30’ to 36’.  The 36’ ramp includes a 6’ level off.  The Pallet Jack Yard Ramp designed for a drive through loading breezeway.  The unit is designed 48’ long specifically for pallet jacks, coated with a solid non-skid surface the same utilized on ships and ocean going vessels.  This special deck grip coating surface resists most acids, alkalis, solvents, grease, oil, salt water, detergents, alcohol, gasoline, jet fuel and hydraulic fluids. Deck contains no solvents, allowing its use for odor sensitive applications with food processing facilities. 
Our team works with purchasing agents and architects specifiers on a regular basis to select the correct model for the loading application.  Beacon® provides both standard and special size dock leveler levelers for new or pre-existing construction requirements.  
Beacon® provides a large selection of standard and special products on the market today, working and supplying some of the latest material handling solutions in major industry circles. 
When the bidding process begins, Beacon® will work with prospective contractors and provide answers regarding equipment technical parameter data, specifications, size, installation procedures, electrical hook up, hydraulic connections, pricing and delivery schedules. Our knowledgeable staff can discuss owner’s manuals that include schematics and hydraulic flow diagrams.
Many Fortune 500 companies and governments rely on Beacon® in the material handling industry. 
Learn more about Beacon® at to fulfill your loading dock leveler requirements. 
Beacon Industries Inc.
1 (314)-487-7600 
1 (800) 454-7159
Fax: 1 (314) 487-0100
Beacon Industries

Thomas Ancel, Operations Manager

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