March 5, 2017
Vertical loading dock bumpers

Vertical loading dock bumpers come in a variety of lengths

Vertical loading dock bumpers come in a variety of lengths. The rubber-nylon plies are formed together under high pressure between 6” steel angles or flat plates for welded applications. The loading dock bumpers are mounted to the concrete of the loading dock using lag bolts or other heavy securing devices. In some applications loading dock bumpers are welded to the dock sill with steel flat plates. Vertical Loading dock bumpers will cover an area of up to 36”. This will give added building protection from a range of truck heights at your loading dock both known and unknown. Loading docks are elevated loading and loading points that should meet up with the trailer floor. When a truck backs up to the dock, it is likely that an impact force will be generated between the truck and the loading dock, leading to dock and building and foundation damage. To put a […]
March 2, 2017
Building protection

Building Protection – Loading Dock Bumpers and Your Building’s Foundations

Building protection is the sole purpose of a loading dock bumper installation. Taking into account the impact forces potentially at your dock will mean less force exerted on building walls and foundations. Impact force is a crucial component of building protection. Having the right configuration, material and bumper type can go to great lengths to protect your building and avoid damage to your buildings foundations. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. -Henry David Thoreau When buying loading dock bumpers many things are taken into consideration.  Material, Mounting, truck height, approach and a long list of things need to be considered for your warehouse or facility.  Often times customers are looking at the walls, dock sills and seals around there dock when replacing or adding loading dock bumpers to their loading […]
March 1, 2017
Extra Length Loading Dock Bumper

Dock Seals, Shelters and the Extra Length Loading Dock Bumper

Extra Length Loading Dock Bumper are ideal for your temperature controlled Loading docks or facilities. Usually coupled with a dock seal or dock shelter, Extra Length Loading Dock Bumper eliminate gaps to completely seal the dock. The internal temperature is kept at the desired level while keeping heat, cold, insects and the elements out. Extra-length laminated dock come in lengths of up to 10’. Loading docks with larger openings use shorter dock bumpers joined together using overlapping plates. This type of installation allows for coverage of the entire opening. Dock bumpers with extra length are ideal for areas that are temperature controlled and implement a dock seal. Coupling your dock seal with one or a combination of our extra-length dock bumpers can save your facility money on a few fronts. Areas with temperature controlled air can use an extra-length bumper to seal off the dock face. This means less air […]
February 27, 2017
Freyer laminated loading dock bumpers

Freyer laminated loading dock bumpers

Freyer laminated loading dock bumpers come in three classes; extra-length, extra-thick and standard sizes. See below for a better description of each class. Each class of freyer laminated loading dock bumpers fits a solution for your given situation. Please look over our site and give our sales team a call with any questions or to place an order. Freyer is proud to provide high quality laminated loading dock bumpers made in the USA. We offer bumper solutions for a variety of installations, including situations with multiple variables, so that you can find the dock bumper that is right for your loading dock or facility. Whatever you need for your application we have the right type, material and specification for the job. We will match your order to the layout and drawings you provide for best fit and function of the dock bumper used at your facility. Our factory has your […]