New Yard Ramp
New Yard Ramp available now. Please call, or send us an email, for pricing and availability. Our Inventory changes frequently.
Size: May Sizes Available
Many different sizes are available based on application. Multiple shipping points to save big on freight. All steel welded construction Capacities from 16,000 to 60,000 pounds Wide range of capacities and sizes available Solid rubber tires standard, pneumatic tires optional Steel serrated grating Double-action hydraulic pump The Yard ramp is simply moved into position at trailers, railcars, or docks. The operator utilizes a self-contained, double-acting hydraulic pump to adjust the unit to the proper position. In minutes you are ready to load or unload freight. Solid 18″ rubber tires provide easy positioning and towing. Open serrated steel grating provides excellent traction while preventing build-up of snow, water, and other debris. Beveled approach provides a smooth transition. For truck or railcar to ground applications choose a 36′ unit including a level off. Choose a 30′ straight design for quick loading from dock to ground.
Dock Board Selection Guide – Courtesy of Bluff Manufacturing
Choosing the correct SIZE and CAPACITY of loading dock equipment helps improve your loading dock operation. The following guidelines will help you determine what dock equipment best suites your individual needs:
To determine the proper length of dock board / dock plate, three items are required:
- Dock height (D)
- Available in two capacity ranges
- Height of highest truck (T)
- Type of loading equipment used
We recommend a minimum product width of 12″ to 18″ wider than the overall width of the vehicle or pallet used. For improved end loading efficiency, you may consider increasing board width, as shown in diagram.
Height Differential is equal to: The maximum height of most trailers (55″) minus YOUR dock height (you measure this). On refrigerated or container trailers, use 59″. View the diagram.