Dock bumpers are an important part of any material handling system. Choosing the correct type for the loading dock in your warehouse or facility is critical. There are many things to consider when installing a new system or updating your loading dock area for changing conditions. Choosing the right material and installing dock bumpers correctly can add years of uninterrupted service to your dock seals, dock levelers and other loading dock equipment.
Weather you are looking for a replacement bumper, have new construction or are looking for a a better fit due to changes in dock equipment, truck height, energy bills, approaches or overhangs. Freyer is here to assist you in making the right decision for your business. We have a best fit for steep approaches, refrigerated docks, warehouses, forklift operations and more.
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Loading Dock Bumpers (Laminated Rubber)
Loading dock bumpers made from laminated rubber are ideal for loading docks with heavy-duty traffic. Laminated rubber plies are assembled under extreme pressure to create a tough and reliable product. Our laminated dock bumpers are weather resistant, maintenance free and absorb up to 80% of impact forces over many years of service. Standard Loading dock bumpers come in 4.5” and 6” thicknesses. Lengths vary from 10” to 36” inches. For longer or thicker models see our extra-length and extra-thick models.
Applications: Building and loading dock protection, rub rails, couples with truck restraint and dock leveler, ICC Bar stop.
Extra-Length Laminated Dock Bumpers
Laminated dock bumpers with extra-length have the same build, quality and reliability as our standard laminated loading dock bumpers. Coming in lengths of up to 123” these bumpers can span the entire length of your dock face. Creating a seal with unloading trucks keeping temperature controlled air in and the elements out. This cuts down on energy costs and lost man hours due to illness from exposure to the outside conditions. Ideal for refrigerated loading docks or any dock with a dock seal. We will help you get a great fitting dock bumper that arrives ready to install. Custom lengths are also available.
Applications: Building and loading dock protection, door seal, protects the entire dock face, rub rails, couples with dock seals to keep the elements out and temp controlled air in.
Extra-Thick Rubber Loading Dock Bumpers
Rubber loading dock bumpers with extra-thickness are made with laminated rubber and built with an extra-thick projection. Ideal for use in loading docks with steep approaches, canopies or overhangs to provide extra stand-off distance. Extra-thick rubber loading dock bumpers come in projections of up to 12 inches. If more stand off distance is needed, gussets and other custom mountings can implemented. They are also used as a rub rail.
Dura-Soft Heavy Duty Steel-Face Bumpers
Dura-soft dock bumpers are constructed with the same 3/8” steel plate as our standard steel-faced bumpers, but also included a patented woven rubber design. This allows the Dura-soft bumper to absorb over 80% of impact forces. Dura-soft bumpers are ideal for applications with friction, up and down movement and heavier than average loads.
Steel-Face Dock Bumpers
Steel-face dock bumpers are constructed with 3/8” steel plate which can give twice the service life. Ideal for docks with friction and up and down movement such as a loading dock with a dock leveler installed. Steel-face dock bumpers are tough, absorbing up to 70% of impact, and built to last.
Molded Rubber Loading Dock Bumpers
Molded rubber loading dock bumpers are great for any low to medium traffic area. One-piece construction makes them reliable and tough. Molded rubber loading dock bumpers are weather resistant and can be used indoor or out in the elements. Molded dock bumpers are ideal for protecting factory walls or exterior surfaces and are great in applications where fork lifts or other material handling equipment is in use. With a wide variety of sizes molded rubber bumpers Freyer has a best fit for your application.