April 19, 2017

warehouse loading dock bumpers

Warehouse loading dock bumpers have special applications both inside and outside your warehouse or facility. Molded rubber dock bumpers protect warehouse and factory walls from damage due to forklifts, pallet trucks or other equipment. Laminated dock bumpers installed on an interior dock or exterior loading area will provide years of uninterrupted service. Taking into account the products installed and working with your warehouse loading dock bumpers is key. Proper dock bumper installation insures uninterrupted service at your dock or work area. Equipment such as dock levelers, truck restraints, dock plates, dock seals and shelters all work in unison with a properly selected and installed warehouse loading dock bumper. You may be looking for a dock bumper for a parking or work area for forklifts. You may have a small interior dock inside your warehouse where pallets are loaded and unloaded. We carry many varieties of molded rubber loading dock bumper […]
April 17, 2017

Laminated Dock Bumpers Solutions and Replacement Loading Dock Bumpers – Get it Right With Freyer

Laminated dock bumpers are an integral part of your facilities shipping and receiving area.  An older dock may have laminated bumpers that are worn out and ready for replacement.  Finding the right solution for the replacement bumpers at your loading dock is key to cutting down on costs and extending the service life of your dock bumpers. The loading dock of your warehouse can say a lot about your business.  Old warn or damaged laminated dock bumpers, dock seals or shelters can give the wrong impression to vendors and business associates that use your loading dock for daily activities. Laminated loading dock bumpers are a durable tough product and should last 5-10 years given proper installation and selection.  When replacing loading dock bumpers, it is important to take into account the service life.  If it was short, you may benefit for a more robust material.  This may mean a larger […]
March 5, 2017

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 – 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 […]