It happens at the best of loading docks. Vehicle creep. Unscheduled truck departures. Careless parking. In a busy shipping area, there cann be up to 100 opportunities per day, per single loading dock, for the most serious forklift mishap to occur.
CM Hoist Repair Loaner Program
Beaton Industrial is a Columbus Mckinnon factory authorized hoist repair service and warranty center. Customers from around the country send their hoists to us each year for annual inspections and repair. In an attempt to provide our customers the best possible customer service, we keep a […]
Dock Safety in Watertown
Here is a picture of a recent loading dock installation we performed in Watertown, NY. Safety is the name of the game here. The dock leveler is the extra safe Blue Giant XDS model. When the leveler is not in use, a steel guard rail pops up […]
Pit Kits vs. Pour in Pans
Dock Leveler Installation Types
There are two installation methods available for both mechanical and hydraulic dock levelers. The first method is a preformed pit, and the second is a pour in pan (a.k.a. pour in place method).
Depending on the application, both methods have their advantages.
Preformed Pits […]
Nashville Chain Hoists
Nashville, Tennessee is home to the metal building manufacturer, Metal Sales Manufacturing. Our customer needed to replace their 1 Ton Coffing EC electric chain hoist with a 2 ton model. Up to this point, they were using (2) 1-ton chain hoists on a 2-ton Gorbel free standing crane […]