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Freyer loading dock bumpers selection is crucial to properly protecting your building and adding years of life to your dock seals, dock levelers and other equipment.
A Freyer loading dock bumpers that is improperly mounted or undersized for the application can result in damage and additional costs for repair and downtime. Whether you are replacing an old worn out dock bumper, addressing changes in truck height or configuring building protection to a new dock seal or leveler. Freyer is standing by with the right loading dock bumper for your application. Loading dock bumpers come in a variety of sizes and materials. Coupling the right bumper with the right piece of equipment, approach or on site situation will make the difference between an upcoming replacement and years of hassle free service. See below for some things to consider.
Loading Dock Bumpers Material
Loading dock bumpers come in Laminated Rubber, Molded Rubber, Extruded Rubber and Steel-faced types. Steel-Faced variety are ideal for the friction from up and down movement that comes with dock and pit levelers. While the different rubber varieties have advantages for impact absorption, size, shape and durability. See more on our product pages on the menu above.
Loading Dock Bumpers Absorption Rating
Depending on the weight of loads coming in and out of your warehouse loading dock you may need a higher level of impact absorption or be just as protected with a more economical model. Laminated dock bumpers are the industry standard and absorb up to 80% of impact. A standard steel faced model would only offer up to 70% impact absorption. Do you have a dock leveler or pit leveler on you loading dock and still need protection from heavier than average loads? In this case a Heavy-duty loading dock bumper would be the best choice. Our Dura-soft Steel-faced bumper offers up to 90% impact absorption and has a 3/8” steel plate to protect against up and down movement.
Sizing and Mounting Loading Dock Bumpers
Truck height, projection, approach and overhangs must all be considered when selecting the size and mounting style of your loading dock bumpers. Knowing the height of your loading dock as well as the trailer height of trucks coming into your loading dock will greatly influence you bumper selection. Vertical bumpers can be used to stop trucks of varying height from making contact with your dock. Mounting extra-thick bumpers or using gussets to increase projections for loading docks with steep approaches, overhangs or tall semi-trailers might be the right application for you warehouse or facility. Click on the menu above or Freyer us a call. Our experts are standing by.