Dock levelers are used to bridge the gap between the trailers on a truck and the warehouse dock. There is often up to a 10 inch gap because of steel bumpers attached to the dock to protect it from possible damage while trailers back in. There are a few different types of docks including mechanical, hydraulic, and airbag. Mechanical docks function by pulling a chain, and hydraulics and airbag docks function by a push of a button.
How Much Does A Dock Leveler Cost?
The cost of a dock leveler varies greatly depending on the type, size, and capacity limit. The price can range from $3500 to over $10,000, which should include freight, tax, and installation. You want to ensure you invest in a quality dock to prevent frequent repairs, costly parts, and for the safety of all operating it. The thicker the steel, the costlier it can be, but it will also be able to carry heavier loads.
Dock Levelers At Altech Doors
With over 29 years of experience, Altech Doors offers a variety of dock levelers. The size will be determined based on the location, sizing, and capacity needed to ensure all your needs are met. We provide each of our customers with professional service and offer the most high-quality products that are installed by our certified technicians. We offer our dock leveler services in Southfield, MI, Romulus, MI, Novi, MI, and the surrounding areas. We are available for you 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. If you would like more information about dock levelers contact us at (734) 525-0875.