Dura-soft Heavy Duty Loading Dock Bumpers bots an impact absorption rating of up to 90%. This means a Dura-soft dock bumper is well suited to heavier more demanding loads. A standard laminated dock bumper will take on up to 80% of impact forces. If you have a dock that on occasion has trucks delivering heavier loads you may want to go with a Dura-soft loading dock bumper so that you can receive loads with confidence. If you have a pit-levelers, truck restraints, dock levelers or other mounted Loading dock equipment that causes up and down movement, a dura-soft dock bumper will hold up to the friction created during loading and unloading by these and other devices This can also be accomplished with a standard steel-faced bumper. However, you lose impact absorption. A steel-face bumper can withstand only up to 70% of impact force in ideal conditions.
Configurations like in the photo above can be altered to accommodate the traffic coming into your dock. Weather it is varying truck height or different kinds of docking equipment or levelers, a dura-soft dock bumper can do the job while providing years of uninterrupted service.
Equip with 3/8 of an inch thick the steel plate this heavy duty bumper will provide years of uninterrupted service. The woven rubber is made from tuff plies of recycled tires and nylon. The interlocked plate-angle joint allows for movement and the woven industrial rubber absorbs impacts like no other bumper can. It also comes with a manufacturer warranty.
If you are in the market for a loading dock bumper and not sure what is a best fit for your loading dock or facility browse the Freyer website or give us a call today. We are standing by to help with all your material handling questions.