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SECTION 11 13 00
LOADING DOCK EQUIPMENT
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rite-Hite; loading dock equipment, dock levelers, truck levelers, vehicle restraints.
This section is based on the products of Rite-Hite, which is located at:
8900 N. Arbon Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Toll Free Tel: 888-214-0882
Tel: 414-355-2600
Fax: 414-355-9248
Email: request info (info@ritehite.com)
Web: www.ritehite.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
RITE-HITE, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA is a world-wide leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of loading dock safety systems and industrial door solutions. All of our products are designed for maximum safety, productivity, and reduced operating costs at your facility.
Each type of loading dock equipment is divided between Genisys AL (contractor grade) and RHA (commercial grade). Refer to Specifier Notes for confirmation.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
A.
Loading Dock Seals and Shelters:
1.
Dock seals with head curtain. (FDSC)
2.
Dock seals with head pad. (FDSP)
3.
Dock seals. (TPC).
4.
Dock seals. (TPP).
5.
Docks seals with head pad. (TPLP)
6.
Dock seal/shelter header seals. (RainGuard RG-3000)
7.
Under-leveler seals. (PitMaster X)
8.
Under-leveler seals. (PitMaster)
9.
Under-leveler seals. (VHLS)
10.
Dock seals with high performance head pads. (Insulator ID3P)
11.
Dock seals with high performance head curtain. (Insulator ID3C)
12.
Soft-sided shelters (Eliminator-GapMaster II 610 series)
13.
Soft-sided shelters (Eliminator II)
14.
Soft-sided shelters. (ComboShelter II)
15.
Soft-sided shelters. (Eclipse 620G)
16.
Soft-sided shelters. (Eclipse 620NH)
17.
Impactable, rigid frame shelters. (450S)
18.
Rigid frame shelters (WG-410)
19.
Inflatable shelters. (Uni-Dox)
B.
Hydraulic Dock Levelers:
1.
Dock levelers. (RHJ-5000 Jumbo)
2.
Dock levelers. (RHH-5000 High Capacity)
3.
Dock levelers. (RHH-4000)
4.
Dock levelers. (RHV-4100)
5.
Dock levelers. (Genisys HL900)
C.
Air Powered Dock Levelers:
1.
Dock levelers. (RHA-4000)
2.
Dock levelers. (Genisys AL900)
D.
Mechanical Dock Levelers:
1.
Dock levelers. (RHM-4000)
2.
Dock levelers. (Genisys ML900)
E.
Specialized Dock Levelers:
1.
Lift/leveler systems. (Dual-Dok 2200)
2.
Mechanical levelers. (RHE Edge-O-Dock)
3.
Hydraulic levelers. (RHE Edge-O-Dock)
4.
Elevating dock lifts. (LRL)
F.
Truck Levelers:
1.
Truck levelers. (Z-Deck Truck Leveler)
G.
Vehicle Restraints:
1.
Stabilizing trailer restraints. (STR-4200)
2.
Shadow Hook restraints. (SHR-5000)
3.
Rotating hook restraints. (GRH)
4.
Vertical barrier restraints. (VBR-600)
5.
Vertical barrier restraints. (VBR-300)
6.
Vertical barrier restraints VBR-300ALP and VBR-300M
7.
Vertical barrier restraints. (VBR-100)
8.
Automatic restraints. (Wheel-Lok GWL-2300)
9.
Manual restraints. (Wheel-Lok MWL-1300)
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
B.
Section 05 50 00 - Metal Fabrications.
C.
Section 26 05 48 - Vibration and Seismic Controls for Electrical Systems.
1.3
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Showing overall dimensions (width, height) and location of electrical service panels and motor locations. Supporting construction requirements and equipment structural attachment. Operating range and required clearances.
D.
Closeout Submittals: Submit manufacturer's owner's manual, maintenance manual and master service manual. Submit manufacturer's warranty for each product.
E.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and patterns.
1.4
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Providing sole source for design, engineering, manufacturing and warranty claims handling. Company specializing in manufacturing products specified with a minimum 20 years experience.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Trained, certified and approved by manufacturer, with documented experience on similar projects.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
C.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship and appearance are approved by Architect.
3.
Rework mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
1.5
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Store and dispose of solvent-based materials, and materials used with solvent-based materials, in accordance with requirements of local authorities having jurisdiction.
1.6
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
1.7
WARRANTY
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Warranty types and durations vary by product. Consult manufacturer for details about availability of extended service and structural warrantees. Applies to RHJ-5000 Series, RHH Series (including RHH-5000) and Vertical Storing Dock Levelers. The first subparagraph below applies only to RHM-4000 Dock Levelers. Delete options if not required.
 
A.
Manufacturer's Warrantees: Subject to standard limitations on liability.
1.
Warranty for Air Tower, Blower and Hoses: Five years for parts and labor standard.
2.
Customer Satisfaction Warranty Period: Twelve month money-back warranty.
3.
Warranty Period for Parts: Five years, standard.
4.
Warranty Period for Labor: One year, standard.
5.
Warranty Period for Dock Levelers: Provide optional ten to twenty year warranty, based on Dock Leveler Investment Guide (DLIG).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applies to Genisys HL, Genisys AL900 Dock Levelers and Genisys ML. Optional extended warranty not available with RHE Edge-O-Dock units. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Manufacturer's Warrantees: Subject to standard limitations on liability.
1.
Warranty Period for Material and Workmanship: One year.
2.
Structural Warranty: Provide optional extended warranty.
C.
Manufacturer's Warrantees:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applies to LRL Dock Levelers. Delete if not required.
 
1.
Warranty Period for Parts and Labor: One year.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applies to STR-4100 Stabilizing Trailer Restraints and RHR-1000 Rotating Hook Restraints. Delete if not required.
 
2.
Warranty Period for Parts and Labor: Five years.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following options apply to RHR-1000 and RHR-600 Rotating Hook Restraints and VBR-500 Vertical Barrier Restraints. Delete if not required.
 
3.
Warranty Period for Parts and Labor: Two years.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following options apply to GWL-2300 Automatic and MWL-1300 Manual Wheel-Lok Restraints. Delete if not required.
 
4.
Warranty Period for Parts and Labor: One year.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Rite-Hite, which is located at: 8900 N. Arbon Dr.; Milwaukee, WI 53223; Toll Free Tel: 888-214-0882; Tel: 414-355-2600; Fax: 414-355-9248; Email: request info (info@ritehite.com); Web: www.ritehite.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.2
DOCK SEALS AND SHELTERS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Product: Rite-Hite FDSC Dock Seal with Head Curtain as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Beveled side pads shall provide a tight seal between the back of the trailer and the building wall.
a.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
b.
Side pads shall be mounted on construction grade lumber.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to wood backer.
d.
Fabric shall be wrapped & attached to back of wood backer.
2.
Dock seal shall have head curtain.
a.
Head curtain "header" shall be constructed with full width, full projection, high-density polyurethane foam support.
b.
Head curtain "header" polyurethane foam support shall be glued to the wood backer and wrapped in a fabric cover.
c.
Head curtain shall have splits with hook and loop closure.
d.
Head curtain shall have overlapping wear pleats on each end.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Alternate fabrics are available.
 
3.
Side pad and head curtain fabric shall be ____________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If applicable. Delete if wear pleats not required.
 
a.
Fabric for wear pleats on side pads shall be ____________.
4.
Side pads shall have guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches (610 mm by 89 mm) wide on side pad.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
6.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Product: Rite-Hite FDSP Dock Seal with Head Pad as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Beveled side pads shall provide a tight seal between the back of the trailer and the building wall.
a.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
b.
Side pads shall be mounted on construction grade lumber.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to wood backer.
d.
Fabric shall be wrapped & attached to back of wood backer.
2.
Dock seal shall have stationary head pad.
a.
Bottom of head pad shall have slit breathers.
b.
Head pad shall be mounted on construction grade lumber.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to wood backer.
d.
Fabric shall be wrapped and attached to back of wood backer.
e.
Dock seal shall have overlapping wear pleats on ends of head pad face.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Alternate fabrics are available.
 
3.
Side pad and head pad fabric shall be ____________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If applicable. Delete if wear pleats not required.
 
a.
Fabric for wear pleats on side pads shall be ____________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If applicable. Delete if wear pleats not required.
 
b.
Fabric for wear pleats on head pad shall be ____________.
4.
Side pads shall have guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches (610 mm by 89 mm) wide on side pad.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
6.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Product: Rite-Hite TPC Dock Seal as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Beveled side pads shall provide a tight seal between the back of the trailer and the building wall.
a.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
b.
Side pads shall be mounted on galvanized TechSteel backer.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to steel backer and fabric.
d.
Fabric shall be attached to side pad steel backer with tek screws.
2.
Dock seal shall have head curtain.
a.
Head curtain shall have splits with hook and loop closure.
b.
Head curtain shall be constructed with square steel tube front bar, spring steel stabilizers, and stay stiffeners.
c.
Head curtain shall be mounted on treated lumber.
d.
Head curtain shall include internal heat-dissipation technology to prevent burning of fabric from heat of trailer marker lights. Heat-dissipation technology shall include three layers of reinforced foil between inner and outer layers of vinyl fabric and shall function to keep temperature at surface of head curtain below that at which burning can occur. Outer layer of head curtain fabric shall have friction-resistant, pebble-grained surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Alternate fabrics are available.
 
3.
Side pad fabric shall be ____________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If applicable. Delete if wear pleats not required.
 
a.
Fabric for wear pleats on side pads shall be ____________.
4.
Head curtain fabric shall be 22 oz. vinyl with Durathon reinforcing.
5.
Side pads shall have guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches (610 mm by 89 mm) wide on side pad.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
6.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
7.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Product: Rite-Hite TPP Dock Seal as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Beveled side pads shall provide a tight seal between the back of the trailer and the building wall.
a.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
b.
Side pads shall be mounted on galvanized TechSteel backer.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to steel backer and fabric.
d.
Fabric shall be attached to side pad steel backer with tek screws.
2.
Dock seal shall have a stationary head pad.
a.
Bottom of head pad shall have slit breathers.
b.
Head pad shall be mounted on galvanized TechSteel backer.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to steel backer and fabric.
d.
Fabric shall be attached to head pad steel backer with tek screws.
e.
Head pad shall include internal heat-dissipation technology to prevent burning of foam and fabric from heat of trailer marker lights. Heat-dissipation technology shall include three layers of reinforced foil between inner and outer layers of vinyl fabric and shall function to keep temperature of head pad below that at which burning can occur. Outer layer of head pad fabric shall have friction-resistant, pebble-grained surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Alternate fabrics are available.
 
3.
Side pad fabric shall be ____________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If applicable. Delete if wear pleats not required.
 
a.
Fabric for wear pleats on side pads shall be ____________.
4.
Head pad fabric shall be 22 oz. vinyl base fabric with Durathon reinforcing.
a.
Durathon reinforcing shall cover the full face and top of head pad.
b.
Overlapping wear pleat fabric on corners of head pad shall be Durathon.
5.
Side pads shall have guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches (610 mm by 89 mm) wide on side pad.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
6.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
7.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Product: Rite-Hite TPLP Dock Seal with Head Pad as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
L-Shaped side pads shall form a wiper seal along the sides of the trailer.
a.
Side pads shall provide full access to trailer.
b.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
c.
Side pads shall be mounted on treated lumber backer.
d.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to backer and fabric.
e.
Fabric shall be attached to wood side pad backer with nails.
f.
Side pads shall have internal retention straps to help maintain shape.
2.
Dock seal shall have a stationary head pad.
a.
Bottom of head pad shall have slit breathers.
b.
Head pad shall be mounted on treated lumber backer.
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to backer and fabric.
d.
Fabric shall be attached to head pad backer with nails.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Alternate fabrics are available.
 
3.
Side pad fabric shall be ____________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** If applicable. Delete if wear pleats not required.
 
a.
Fabric for wear pleats on side pads shall be ____________.
b.
Fabric for wear pleats on head pad shall be ____________.
4.
Side pads shall have guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches (610 mm by 89 mm) wide on side pad.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
6.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
7.
Range of truck widths to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
F.
Product: RainGuard RG-3000 Dock Seal/Shelter Header Seal as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Header seal shall project in front of dock seal/shelter and provide a tight, consistent seal across the entire width of the trailer top, regardless of trailer height within standard range.
2.
Foam sealing member shall be weighted and lie flat across entire width of trailer top.
3.
Header seal shall be self positioning and require no manual activation.
a.
Sealing member shall be protected by flexibly attached front impact plates that act to position the seal on top of the trailer.
4.
Seal shall be free to move vertically with trailer displacement to maintain a tight seal during loading and unloading conditions.
5.
Header seal shall provide unobstructed full height access to the trailer opening.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
6.
Header seal shall be _____ overall width by _____ projection.
7.
Tallest truck heights to be serviced shall be _____. Effective coverage range of header seal shall ______. Standard coverage range includes trailers between 12'3 inches and 13'6 inches high off grade.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
G.
Product: Rite-Hite PitMaster X Under-leveler Seal as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Under-leveler seal shall automatically seal pit edges and adjust to leveler position.
2.
Under-leveler seal shall consist of two sealing curtains providing frontal coverage of leveler pit and leveler header structure.
a.
Sealing curtains shall be made from black, 16 oz. Superflex fabric, or equal.
b.
Main sealing curtain component shall allow sealing curtain to respond to dock leveler movement in order to provide coverage in below dock, dock level or above-dock positions. Seal shall provide a minimum of 3 inches (76 mm) of above-dock coverage.
3.
Leveler lip corner seals constructed of 35 oz. Superwear shall be available to provide additional coverage of air gaps between leveler lip edge, pit edge and truck trailer rear sill. Lip corner seals shall not interfere with below-dock end loads.
4.
Filler Pads constructed of 22 oz vinyl shall be available to provide additional coverage of air gaps between the wall and trailer on the outboard side of the dock bumper.
a.
Bumper Covers constructed of heavyweight fabrics shall be available to cover filler pads and provide additional coverage of air gaps between the trailer rear sill and dock bumper face.
5.
Open lip hinge seal constructed of closed cell polyolefin foam shall be available to fill gaps between leveler deck and lip when lip is in pendant position.
6.
Under-leveler seal shall be provided by manufacturer to be trimmed to fit at time of installation.
7.
Mounting location of all under-leveler seal components shall be determined at time of installation
8.
Under-leveler seal mounting materials to be galvanized steel and zinc-plated hardware.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
H.
Product: Rite-Hite PitMaster Under-leveler Seal as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Under-leveler seal shall automatically seal pit edges, adjust to leveler position and self store.
2.
Under-leveler seal shall consist of two independent sealing curtain components providing frontal coverage of leveler pit and leveler header structure.
a.
Sealing curtains shall be made from black, 14 oz. vinyl-coated fabric.
b.
Main sealing curtain component shall allow sealing curtain to respond to dock leveler movement in order to provide coverage in below dock, dock level or above-dock positions. Seal shall provide a minimum of 3 inches (76 mm) of above-dock coverage.
c.
Corner lip seals constructed of 35 oz. Superwear shall be available to provide additional coverage of air gaps between leveler lip edge, pit edge and truck trailer rear sill. Corner lip seals shall not interfere with below-dock end loads.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
d.
Where leveler possesses open lip hinge, Open Lip Hinge seal constructed of closed cell polyolefin foam shall be provided to fill gaps between leveler deck and lip when lip is in pendant position.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
e.
Filler Pads constructed of 22oz vinyl shall be provided for additional coverage of air gaps between the wall and trailer on the outboard side of the dock bumper.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
f.
Bumper Covers constructed of a Durathon and a TuPly vinyl shall be provided for additional coverage of air gaps between the trailer rear sill and dock bumper face.
3.
Under-leveler seal shall be provided by manufacturer to be cut to fit at time of installation.
4.
Under-leveler seal clearances around lip keepers shall be a maximum of 1/8 inch (3 mm).
5.
Under-leveler seal clearances around vehicle restraint shall be maximum of 2 inches (51 mm).
6.
Mounting location of all under-leveler seal components shall be determined at time of installation
7.
Under-leveler seal mounting materials to be galvanized steel and zinc-plated hardware.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
I.
Product: Rite-Hite VHL Under-leveler Seal (Model VHLS) as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Under-leveler Seal shall automatically seal pit edges and adjust to leveler position.
2.
Under-leveler Seal shall consist of one sealing curtain providing an insulated frontal coverage of leveler pit and an un-insulated coverage of leveler header structure.
a.
Sealing curtains shall be made from black, 16 oz. Superflex fabric.
b.
Main sealing curtain component shall allow sealing curtain to respond to dock leveler movement in order to provide coverage in below-dock, dock-level or above-dock positions. Seal shall provide a minimum of 3 inches (76 mm) of above-dock coverage.
c.
Vertical end seals constructed of black, 16 oz. Superflex shall be available to provide additional coverage of air gaps between underside of leveler lip, truck trailer rear sill and next to the bumper. End seals are capable of below-dock end loads.
d.
Vertical leveler lip seals constructed of heavy weight vinyl shall be available to provide additional coverage of air gaps between leveler lip edge, bumper and truck trailer rear sill. Vertical leveler lip seals are not intended for below-dock end loads.
e.
Filler Pads constructed of 22 oz vinyl shall be available to provide additional coverage of air gaps between the wall and trailer on the outboard side of the dock bumper.
3.
Under-leveler Seal shall be provided by manufacturer to fit at time of installation.
4.
Mounting location of all Under-leveler Seal components shall be determined at time of installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
J.
Dock Seals: Rite-Hite INSULATOR Foam Dock Seal with High Performance Head Pad (Model ID3P) as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Beveled side pads shall provide a tight seal between the back of the trailer and the building wall.
a.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
b.
Side pads shall be mounted on galvanized steel backer (optional wood/steel hybrid backer).
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to backer.
d.
Fabric shall be attached to side pad steel backer with tek screws.
2.
Dock seal shall have a pivoting head pad with internal support angle.
a.
Head pad shall be backerless and mounted to building wall at top of pad only, to allow pad to pivot upwards with rising trailer motion.
b.
Head pad shall have internal stabilizing panel.
c.
Head pad shall include internal heat-dissipation technology to prevent build-up of heat from compressed trailer marker lights. Heat-dissipation technology shall include three layers of reinforced foil beneath outer layer of fabric and shall function to keep temperature of head pad below that at which burning of materials can occur
d.
Corners of head pad shall be covered by removable wear boots constructed of high-strength, friction-resistant fabric.
3.
Side pad and head pad fabric shall be 22 oz. base fabric with high strength, friction-resistant fabric reinforcing.
a.
Reinforcing shall cover the full face and inside bevel on side pads.
b.
Reinforcing (flat layer or horizontal pleated layer) shall cover the face of head pad between the boots.
4.
Side pads shall have outboard guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches wide (610 mm by 89 mm) on side pad. Optionally, UV Reflect-O-Guides (mounted to foundation) can be substituted on side pads for high wear applications.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
6.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
7.
Range of truck widths to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
K.
Product: Rite-Hite INSULATOR Dock Seal with High Performance Head Curtain (Model ID3C) as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Beveled side pads shall provide a tight seal between the back of the trailer and the building wall.
a.
Bottom of side pads shall have slit breathers.
b.
Side pads shall be mounted on galvanized steel backer (optional wood/steel hybrid backer).
c.
Dock seal polyurethane foam shall be glued to steel backer.
d.
Fabric shall be attached to side pad steel backer with tek screws.
e.
Side pads shall include flexible pressure panels that provide pressure against head curtain sealing edge when side pads are compressed by docked trailer.
2.
2.Dock seal shall have head curtain.
a.
Head curtain shall have splits with hook and loop closure, pull-ropes for height adjustability, and horizontal fabric pleats on face to accommodate and seal around rear trailer protrusions.
b.
Head curtain shall be constructed with square steel tube front bar and impactable, HMWPE (high molecular weight polyethylene) canopy covered by 22 oz. vinyl fabric.
c.
Head curtain shall have rigid lower sealing edge that locks into position when trailer backs in and side pads are compressed.
d.
Head curtain corners shall be covered by removable wear boots constructed of high-strength, friction-resistant fabric.
e.
Head curtain shall include internal heat-dissipation technology to prevent heat build-up of compressed trailer marker lights. Heat-dissipation technology shall include three layers of reinforced foil and outer layers of vinyl fabric and shall function to keep temperature at surface of head curtain below that at which burning can occur.
3.
Side pad and head curtain shall be 22 oz. base fabric with high strength, friction-resistant reinforcing.
a.
Reinforcing shall cover the full face and inside bevel of sidepads.
b.
Reinforcing shall cover the full face of the head curtain between the boots.
4.
Side pads shall have outboard guide stripes 24 inches high by 3.5 inches wide (610 mm by 89 mm) on side pad. Optionally, UV Reflect-O-Guides (mounted to foundation) can be substituted on side pads for high wear applications.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Dock seal shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
6.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
7.
Range of truck widths to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** This fully impactable shelter is the industry's only full access dock shelter that also provides high sealing efficiency. The exclusive GapMaster hooks provide a seal around trailer hinge gaps without restricting access to loads, keeping expensive energy inside your building and saving you money.
 
L.
Product: Eliminator-GapMaster II Soft-sided Shelter (610 Series) as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer and shall be removable. Removal shall require no tools.
a.
Side curtains shall be attached with hook and loop fastening and furnished with stay stiffeners in fabric panels.
b.
Side curtains shall have HMWPE hooks on edges to seal hinged door trailers.
2.
Head curtain shall be constructed as a canopy style header with a pivoting steel tube frame, an integrated gutter and have overlapping wear pleats on ends of head curtain face.
a.
Head curtain shall include stay stiffeners in curtain face to seal top of trailer.
b.
Height of head curtain shall be 6 inches below height of normal lowest truck to be serviced.
3.
Side frame shall be constructed with HMWPE sheets, foam and be impactable.
a.
Side frame fabric shall be lightweight to match curtain fabric.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert fabric required.
 
4.
Side curtain and head curtain fabric shall be ____________________________.
5.
Collapsible bottom pads shall seal the gap between the side curtain and the building wall.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
6.
Shelter shall be _____ overall unit width by _____ unit height off grade by _____ projection.
7.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from _____ to _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Eliminator II Dock Shelter is fully impactable and can take repeated hits from off-center trailers without suffering expensive damage. Advanced side-frame and header technology allows for better sealing efficiency and the ultimate in long-term durability.
 
M.
Product: Eliminator II Soft-sided Shelter as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer and shall be removable. Removal shall require no tools.
a.
Side curtains shall be attached with hook and loop fastening and furnished with stay stiffeners in fabric panels.
2.
Head curtain shall be constructed as a canopy style header with a pivoting steel tube frame, an integrated gutter and have overlapping wear pleats on ends of head curtain face.
a.
Head curtain shall be adjustable with pull ropes, curtain splits, and hook and loop attachment to seal top of trailer.
b.
Height of head curtain shall be 6 inches below height of normal lowest truck to be serviced.
3.
Side frame shall be constructed with HMWPE sheets, foam and be impactable.
a.
Side frame fabric shall be lightweight to match curtain fabric.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert fabric required.
 
4.
Side curtain and head curtain fabric shall be ________________________________.
5.
Collapsible bottom pads shall seal the gap between the side curtain and the building wall.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
6.
Shelter shall be _____ overall unit width by _____ unit height off grade by _____ projection.
7.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from _____ to _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The impactable ComboShelter II Dock Shelter is specially engineered to address the unique challenges at docks that accept standard trailers as well as trailers with lift gates and other rear extensions.
 
N.
Product: ComboShelter II Soft-sided Shelter as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer and shall be removable. Removal shall require no tools.
a.
Side curtains shall be attached with hook and loop fastening and furnished with stay stiffeners in fabric panels.
2.
Head curtain shall be constructed as a canopy style header with a pivoting steel tube frame bar, an integrated gutter and have overlapping wear pleats on ends of head curtain face.
a.
Head curtain shall include stay stiffeners in curtain face to seal top of trailer.
b.
Height of head curtain shall be 3 inches (76 mm) below height of normal lowest truck to be serviced.
3.
Side frame shall be constructed with HMWPE sheets, foam and be impactable.
a.
Side frame fabric shall be lightweight to match curtain fabric.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert fabric required.
 
4.
Side curtain and head curtain fabric shall be _____________________________.
5.
Side and head curtains shall have a reinforcing layer of fabric on the interior side (facing the dock).
6.
Collapsible bottom pads shall seal the gap between the side curtain and the building wall.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
7.
Shelter shall be _____ overall unit width by _____ unit height off grade by _____ projection.
8.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from _____ to _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Eclipse 620 Dock Shelter is specially engineered to fully obscure daylight and effectively seal air gaps in a single piece of equipment. Together with PitMaster, the industry's only proven bottom-sealing system, you're assured of the most effective environmental control possible around all four sides of your loading
dock openings. Delete if not required.
 
O.
Product: Eclipse Soft-sided Shelter as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer and shall be removable. Removal shall require no tools.
a.
Side curtains shall be attached with hook and loop fastening and furnished with stay stiffeners in fabric panels.
b.
Side curtains shall have HMWPE hooks on edges to seal hinged door trailers.
2.
Header shall be constructed as a canopy style header with a pivoting steel tube frame, and an integrated gutter and capable of pivoting up should trailer height rise unexpectedly during positioning.
a.
Header seal shall provide a tight, consistent seal across the entire width of the trailer top, regardless of trailer height within standard range.
b.
Foam sealing member shall be weighted and lie flat across entire width of trailer top.
3.
Header seal member shall be self positioning and require no manual activation.
a.
Foam sealing member shall be protected by flexibly attached front impact plates that act to position the seal on top of the trailer.
b.
Foam sealing member shall be free to move vertically with trailer displacement to maintain a tight seal during loading and unloading conditions.
4.
Header seal shall provide unobstructed full height access to the trailer opening.
5.
Canopy top and side frame fabrics shall be a lightweight fabric.
6.
Side frame shall be constructed with HMWPE sheets, foam and be impactable.
7.
Side curtain construction consists of a sealing pocket at the top for the foam sealing member to penetrate during operation.
a.
Side curtain pocket shall be self positioning with foam sealing member and require no manual activation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional fabrics are available.
 
8.
Side curtain and head curtain fabric shall be Durathon.
9.
Collapsible bottom pads shall seal the gap between the side curtain and the building wall.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
10.
Shelter shall be _____ overall unit width by _____ unit height off grade by _____ projection.
11.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from _____ to _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
P.
Product: Eclipse NH Soft-sided Shelter as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer and shall be removable. Removal shall require no tools.
a.
Side curtains shall be attached with hook and loop fastening and furnished with stay stiffeners in fabric panels.
b.
Full height of side curtain leading edges shall have a fiberglass rod suspended inside a small, soft bubble, together with a secondary fabric flap for tight sealing against trailer sides.
2.
Header shall be constructed as a canopy style header with a pivoting steel tube frame, and an integrated gutter and capable of pivoting up should trailer height rise unexpectedly during positioning.
a.
Header seal shall provide a tight, consistent seal across the entire width of the trailer top, regardless of trailer height within standard range.
b.
Foam sealing member shall be weighted and lie flat across entire width of trailer top.
3.
Header seal member shall be self positioning and require no manual activation.
a.
Foam sealing member shall be protected by flexibly attached front impact plates that act to position the seal on top of the trailer.
b.
Foam sealing member shall be free to move vertically with trailer displacement to maintain a tight seal during loading and unloading conditions.
4.
Header seal shall provide unobstructed full height access to the trailer opening.
5.
Canopy top and side frame fabrics shall be a lightweight fabric.
6.
Side frame shall be constructed with HMWPE sheets, foam and be impactable.
7.
Side curtain construction consists of a sealing pocket at the top for the foam sealing member to penetrate during operation.
a.
Side curtain pocket shall be self positioning with foam sealing member and require no manual activation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional fabrics are available.
 
8.
Side curtain and head curtain fabric shall be Durathon.
9.
Collapsible bottom pads shall seal the gap between the side curtain and the building wall.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
10.
Shelter shall be _____ overall unit width by _____ unit height off grade by _____ projection.
11.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from _____ to _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Survivor Dock Shelter can withstand hits from off-center trailers without suffering permanent damage the way traditional shelters made of wood, fiberglass and steel can, which saves you from steep repair or replacement costs.
 
Q.
Product: Survivor 450S Impactable, Rigid Frame Shelter as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Description: Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer. Side frame shall be impactable, semi-rigid polyethylene frame with outer fabric covering, attached to treated lumber backer. Head curtain shall be constructed with five fiberglass stays. Head curtain shall have fabric wear pleats on each end. Height of head curtain shall be 3 inches (76 mm) below height of normal lowest truck to be serviced. Header shall be of fabric construction that diverts water off sides of header. Collapsible draft pads shall seal the gap between the side frames and the sides of the trailer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert dimensions or delete and rely on drawing information.
 
2.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from ___ to ___.
3.
Shelter shall be 11 feet 3 inches overall width. Overall height and projection shall be as indicated or required by the drawings unless indicated below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert dimensions or delete and rely on drawing information.
 
a.
Overall Height: ________.
b.
Projection: ________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Built with Rite-Hite's signature quality, the WG-410 provides basic shelter protection and provides both a form-fitting perimeter seal for the top and sides of docked trailers and full, unobstructed access to loads for efficient material handling.
 
R.
Product: WG-410 Rigid Frame Shelter as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Side curtains shall provide full access to trailer.
a.
Side frame shall be translucent, fiberglass on pressure treated lumber.
b.
Side curtains shall have a maximum of 14 inches between stays.
2.
Head curtain shall be constructed with five fiberglass stays.
a.
Head curtain shall have reinforcing wear pleats on each end.
3.
Draft bottom pads shall seal the gap between the side curtain and the building wall.
4.
Dock shelter shall have steel I-beam bumpers, with 3 inches (76 mm) projection beyond shelter side frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Dock Shelter shall be _____ overall width by _____ overall height by _____ projection.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Uni-Dox Inflatable Shelter provides the most versatile seal available to service the widest variety of truck and trailer configurations.
 
S.
Product: Uni-Dox Inflatable Shelter (WG-735) as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unit must be turned off before truck backs in or departs to prevent possible damage to side and head member. Optional interconnects to overhead door, dock leveler, or vehicle restraint are available.
 
1.
Operation: Inflatable dock shelter shall provide full access to trailer. Inflatable dock shelter shall not be inflated until truck has backed into dock. After truck has backed in, unit shall be turned on from inside the building, side and head members shall inflate around trailer. After the truck has completed its loading/unloading, inflatable dock shelter shall be turned off and retract back into storage covers.
2.
Construction: Inflatable dock seal shall have 1/2 HP motor. Motor shall be located at center inside of head member. Inflatable side and head bag members shall be constructed of Easyflex fabric. Inflatable shelter shall have two type AM steel bumpers or comparable bumpers. Side frame shall be constructed of 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) square steel tubing with a translucent fiberglass covering. Storage curtain shall be 3-ply PVC coated Vinyl. Header air bag shall be 10 inches (255 mm) wide. Head air bag shall be retracted with a counterweight. Side air bags shall be retracted with a spring and pulley system. Bottom draft pads shall be flexible and independent of side bag.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
3.
Interconnect Control Panel: Dok-Commander.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
4.
Under-Leveler Seal: PitMaster Under-leveler Seal, to seal beneath and around dock leveler and bumpers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert measurements required.
 
5.
Inflatable dock shelter shall be __ overall width by __ overall height by __ projection.
6.
Range of truck heights to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
7.
Range of truck widths to be serviced shall be from __ to __.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.3
HYDRAULIC DOCK LEVELERS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Hydraulic Dock Levelers: RHJ-5000 Series Jumbo Dock Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Compliance:
a.
Electrical Components, Connections and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
b.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
c.
Rated Capacity: F class (ANSI MH30.1 - 17,500 lb).
d.
Rated Capacity: G class (ANSI MH30.1 - 20,000 lb).
e.
Rated Capacity: J class (ANSI MH30.1 - 25,000 lb).
f.
Rated Capacity: L class (ANSI MH30.1 - 30,000 lb).
g.
Rated Capacity: M class (ANSI MH30.1 - 35,000 lb).
4.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Nominal Width: 102 inches (2590 mm).
6.
Nominal Length: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
7.
Hydraulics:
a.
Free Fall Prevention: Non-adjustable hydraulic fuse limits platform free fall to 3 inches (75 mm).
b.
Platforms: Raised by 4 inch (100 mm) ID hydraulic cylinders with 2 inch (50 mm) solid guide rods mounted to leveler frames.
c.
Lips: Extended by 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) ID cylinders.
d.
Hydraulic Pumps: Manifold and oil reservoir contained in integral assemblies.
e.
Hoses: Routed under leveler platforms.
f.
Hydraulic Fluid: Biodegradable.
8.
Operation:
a.
Design: Compensates for canted truck beds up to 4 inches (100 mm), remains flush with rear of pit to eliminate pinch points; selector switch not required to cancel automatic recycle during below-dock endloading.
b.
Raising Platforms: Push and hold the "Raise" button on the control box.
c.
Extending Lips: After lip clears trailer floor, push and hold "Lip Out" button while continuing to hold "Raise" button to extend lip.
d.
Lowering Truck Beds: Release push buttons to allow leveler platform and lip to lower to truck bed, above and below dock height, without manual chain pulling.
e.
Control Boxes: Gasketed, NEMA 4X enclosure and panel assembly; dual push-button control boxes provide infinite lip control allowing operator to extend lip or stop platform any time during leveler travel. Interlock capable, solid state components, UL approved.
f.
Endloading: Units allow endloading near dock level and below; entire leveler lip remains at or below top of leveler platform allowing unobstructed access.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. Delete options for motors not required.
 
9.
Motors: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
10.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP, rated at 208/240V, 60Hz, 3 phase.
11.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP, rated at 440/480V, 60Hz, 3 phase.
12.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP, rated at 575V, 60Hz, 3 phase.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for weatherseals not required.
 
13.
Weatherseals: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
14.
Weatherseals: None.
15.
Weatherseals:
a.
Design: Replaceable, consisting of steel channel section welded to leveler and an independent flexible section which slides into channel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for types not required.
 
b.
Type: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
c.
Type: NB1 Nylon Brush.
d.
Type: PT2 Plytex.
16.
Toeguards:
a.
Design: Full-range, telescoping toeguards close off sides when leveler is in highest upward position.
b.
Construction: 12 inches (305 mm) structural toeguard is 3/16 inches (5 mm) steel, welded to the platform.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
17.
End Load Legs: For at or below dock level end loads.
18.
Loading Dock Bumpers: Two 7 inch (175 mm) thick floating steel-faced bumpers per unit, integrally mounted to leveler platform.
19.
Strut Support System: Standard, integral SAFE-T-STRUT Maintenance Support System extends through lip and remains in place if unit is impacted by a fork truck; system also provides lock-out, tag-out capability.
20.
Lips: Extended Lip Chamfer.
a.
Lip Hinges: Equipped with grease fittings.
b.
Lip Keepers: Provides cross-traffic support and act as automatic night locks.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip type not required.
 
c.
Lip Type: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
d.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 20 inches (500 mm).
e.
Lip Type: Slotted, 20 inch (500 mm), with 7 inch (175 mm) SAFE-T-LIP barriers; will stop a 10,000 lb (4,535 kg) load moving at 4 mph (6 kph).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for finish not required.
 
21.
Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
22.
Finish: Standard, one coat of gray enamel paint.
23.
Finish: Provide optional zinc metallized finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
24.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
25.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Automatic return to dock, prevents void in the floor.
b.
Emergency stop button.
c.
Combination power unit.
d.
Remote power unit.
e.
Stainless steel hinge pins.
f.
Smooth deck and lip.
g.
Abrasive surface.
h.
Foam insulation.
i.
Rite-Hite Dok-Lok Vehicle Restraints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Hydraulic Dock Levelers: RHH-5000 High Capacity Hydraulic Dock Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Compliance:
a.
Electrical Components, Connections and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
b.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
c.
Rated Capacity: J class (ANSI MH30.1 - 25,000 lb).
d.
Rated Capacity: L class (ANSI MH30.1 - 30,000 lb).
e.
Rated Capacity: M class (ANSI MH30.1 - 35,000 lb).
4.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Nominal Width: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
6.
Nominal Length: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
7.
Hydraulics:
a.
Free Fall Prevention: Non-adjustable hydraulic fuse limits platform free fall to 3 inches (75 mm).
b.
Platforms: Raised by 4 inch (100 mm) ID hydraulic cylinders with 2 inch (50 mm) solid guide rods mounted to leveler frames.
c.
Lips: Extended by 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) ID cylinder.
d.
Hydraulic Pumps: Manifold and oil reservoir contained in integral assemblies.
e.
Hoses: Routed under leveler platforms.
f.
Flanges and Fittings: JIC flange or O-ring fittings.
g.
Hydraulic Fluid: Biodegradable.
8.
Operation:
a.
Raising Platforms: Push and hold the "Raise" button on the control box.
b.
Extending Lips: After lip clears trailer floor, push and hold "Lip Out" button while continuing to hold "Raise" button to extend lip.
c.
Lowering Truck Beds: Release push buttons to allow leveler platform and lip to lower to truck bed, above and below dock height, without manual chain pulling.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
d.
Control Boxes: Gasketed, NEMA 4X enclosure and panel assembly; dual push-button control boxes provide infinite lip control allowing operator to extend lip or stop platform any time during leveler travel. Interlock capable, solid state components, UL approved.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. Delete options for motors not required.
 
9.
Motors: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
10.
Motors: 1 HP motor, rated at 230V, 60 Hz, single phase.
11.
Motors: 208/230/460/575V, 60 Hz, three phase.
12.
Motors: 380/415V, 50 Hz, three phase.
13.
Construction: I beams.
14.
Subframes: Quick clean.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for weatherseal not required.
 
15.
Weatherseals: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
16.
Weatherseals: None.
17.
Weatherseals: NB1 Nylon Brush.
18.
Weatherseals: PT2 Plytex.
19.
Toeguards: Full-range, telescoping toeguards close off sides when leveler is in highest position.
20.
Bumpers: Two laminated bumpers per unit.
21.
Strut Support Systems: Standard, integral SAFE-T-STRUT Maintenance Support System extends through lip and remains in place if unit is impacted by a fork truck; system provides lock-out, tag-out capability.
22.
Lips:
a.
Extended Lip Chamfer: 5-1/2 inches (140 mm).
b.
Lip Hinges: Equipped with grease fittings.
c.
Lip Keepers: Provide cross-traffic support and act as automatic night locks.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip types not required.
 
d.
Lip Type (standard): Slotted, 20 inch (500 mm), with 7 inch (175 mm) SAFE-T-LIP barriers; will stop a 10,000 lb (4,535 kg) load moving at 4 mph (6 kph).
1)
End Load Legs: For at or below dock level end loads.
e.
Lip Type: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
f.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 18 inches (450 mm).
g.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 20 inches (500 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for finish not required.
 
23.
Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
24.
Finish: Standard, one coat of gray enamel paint.
25.
Finish: Provide optional zinc metallized finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for optional product features not required.
 
26.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
27.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Automatic Return to Dock: Prevents void in the floor.
b.
Emergency stop buttons.
c.
Combination power units.
d.
Remote power units.
e.
Self-standing frames.
f.
Stainless steel hinge pins.
g.
Smooth deck and lip.
h.
Abrasive surfaces.
i.
Foam insulation.
j.
Rite-Hite Dok-Lok Vehicle Restraints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Hydraulic Dock Levelers: Hydraulic Dock Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Compliance:
a.
Electrical Components, Connections and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
b.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
c.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 10,000 lb.
d.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 12,500 lb.
e.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 15,000 lb.
f.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 17,500 lb.
g.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 20,000 lb.
4.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Nominal Width: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
6.
Nominal Length: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
7.
Hydraulics:
a.
Free Fall Prevention: Non-adjustable hydraulic fuse limits platform free fall to 3 inches (76 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for cylinder size not required.
 
b.
Platforms: Standard, raised by a 2-1/2 inches (64 mm) ID hydraulic cylinder with a 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) solid guide rod mounted to the leveler frame.
c.
Platforms: Provide optional 4 inches (102 mm) ID hydraulic cylinder for raising platforms with a solid guide rod mounted to the leveler frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for cylinder size not required.
 
d.
Lips: Standard, extended by a 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) ID cylinder.
e.
Lips: Provide optional 2-1/2 inches (64 mm) ID cylinder to extend lips.
f.
Hydraulic Pumps: Manifold and oil reservoir contained in integral assemblies.
g.
Hoses: Routed under the leveler platform.
h.
Flanges and Fittings: JIC flange or "O" ring fittings.
i.
Hydraulic Fluid: Biodegradable.
8.
Operation:
a.
Design: Platform compensates for canted truck beds up to 4 inches (102 mm) and remains flush with rear of pit to eliminate pinch points.
b.
Raising Platforms: Push and hold the "Raise" button on the control box.
c.
Extending Lips:
1)
After lip clears trailer floor, push and hold the "Lip Out" button while continuing to hold the "Raise" button to extend lip.
2)
Release push buttons to allow leveler platform and lip to lower to truck bed, above and below dock height, without manual chain pulling.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
d.
Control Boxes: Gasketed, NEMA 4X enclosure and panel assembly; dual push-button control boxes provide infinite lip control allowing operator to extend lip or stop platform any time during leveler travel. Interlock capable, solid state components, UL approved.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. Delete options for motors not required.
 
9.
Motors: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
10.
Motors: 3/4 HP motor, rated at 115/230V, 60 Hz, single phase.
11.
Motors: 208/230/460/575V, 60 Hz, three phase.
12.
Motors: 380/415V, 50 Hz, three phase.
13.
Subframes: Quick clean.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for weatherseal not required.
 
14.
Weatherseals: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
15.
Weatherseals: None.
16.
Weatherseals: NB1 Nylon Brush.
17.
Weatherseals: PT2 Plytex.
18.
Toeguards: Full-range, telescoping toeguards close off sides when leveler is in highest position.
19.
Bumpers: Two laminated bumpers per unit.
20.
Strut Support System: Integral Maintenance Support System remains in place if unit is impacted by a fork truck; system also provides lock-out, tag-out capability.
21.
Lips: Yieldable.
a.
Lip Keepers: Provides cross-traffic support and act as automatic night locks to help prevent building break-in attempts through dock areas.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip types not required.
 
b.
Lip Type: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
c.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 16 inches (406 mm).
d.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 18 inches (460 mm).
e.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 20 inches (500 mm).
f.
Lip Type: Slotted 18 inches (460 mm) lip, with 5 inch (125 mm) SAFE-T-LIP barriers; will stop a 10,000 lb (4,535 kg) load moving at 4 mph (6.4 kph).
g.
Lip Type: Slotted, 20 inches (500 mm) SAFE-T-LIP, 7 inches high (177.8 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for finish not required.
 
22.
Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
23.
Finish: Standard, one coat of gray enamel paint.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
24.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
25.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
End Load Legs: For at or below dock level end loads.
b.
Automatic Return to Dock: Prevents void in the floor.
c.
Hydraulic Package: Hydra-Rite.
d.
Cylinder return lines.
e.
1 HP motors.
f.
Rite-Hite Dok-Lok Vehicle Restraints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Hydraulic Dock Levelers: RHV 4100 Hydraulic Dock Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Compliance:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for NEMA rating if not required.
 
a.
Electrical System Controllers: NEMA 12 rated push-button station.
b.
Control Boxes: NEMA 4 rated.
c.
Electrical Components, Connections, Control Box, and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
d.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
e.
Rated Capacity: C class (ANSI MH30.1 - 12,500 lb).
f.
Rated Capacity: D class (ANSI MH30.1 - 15,000 lb).
g.
Rated Capacity: F class (ANSI MH30.1 - 17,500 lb).
h.
Rated Capacity: G class (ANSI MH30.1 - 20,000 lb).
4.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Nominal Width: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
6.
Nominal Length: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
7.
Construction: Clean frame design.
8.
Hydraulics:
a.
Design: Systems controlled by two solenoid valves.
b.
Free Fall Prevention: Non-adjustable hydraulic fuse limits platform free fall.
c.
Power Units: Integral 1-1/2 GPM electro-hydraulic power unit, with submerged hydraulic pump and direct-connected reservoir.
d.
Hydraulic Fluid: Biodegradable.
9.
Operation: Fully hydraulic with electro-hydraulic control.
a.
Control Boxes:
1)
Pushing button on control boxes shall lower and raise unit.
2)
Infinite lip control allowing operator to extend lip or stop platform any time during leveler travel.
3)
Constant pressure is required for ramp movement; ramps lowered by gravity alone are not acceptable.
b.
End-Loading, Below Dock End-Loading Positions: Obtained without recycling leveler.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. Delete options for motors not required.
 
10.
Motors: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
11.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP motor is rated at 208/240V, 60 Hz, single phase.
12.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP motor is rated at 208/240V, three phase.
13.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP motor is rated at 440/480V, three phase.
14.
Motors: Enclosed, non-ventilated, 1 HP motor is rated at 575V, 60 Hz, three phase.
15.
Motors: Provide optional single-phase motors.
16.
Control Boxes: Gasketed, NEMA 4X enclosure and panel assembly; dual push-button control boxes provide infinite lip control allowing operator to extend lip or stop platform any time during leveler travel. Interlock capable, solid state components, UL approved.
17.
Lips:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lips not required.
 
a.
Lip Size: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
b.
Lip Size: Standard, 16 inches (406 mm).
c.
Lip Size: 18 inches (460 mm).
d.
Lip Size: 20 inches (500 mm).
18.
Finish: Standard, one coat of gray enamel paint.
19.
Toe Deflectors: Incorporated into underside of platform.
20.
Integral Maintenance Struts: Provide support for added safety during maintenance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For continuous pits. Delete options for lips not required.
 
21.
Run-off guards: Standard.
22.
Dock Bumpers: Laminated, two per unit, 12 inches x 15 inches x 4 inches (304 mm x 381 mm x 101 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for finish not required.
 
23.
Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
24.
Finish: Standard, one coat of gray enamel paint.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
25.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
26.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with ramp surface designation or insert ' As scheduled and indicated on Drawings' as applicable. Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Special Ramp Surfaces: ____________.
b.
Remote power units.
c.
Overhead door interconnects.
d.
Reduced lip crowns.
e.
Bumper brackets.
f.
Rite-Hite VHLS Under-leveler Seals: Seal against pit floor when leveler is in use to help control energy loss and prevent dust and debris from entering pit.
g.
Rite-Hite Dok-Lok Vehicle Restraints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.4
AIR-POWERED DOCK LEVELERS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Air Powered Dock Levelers: Air-Powered Dock Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Compliance:
a.
Operator Controls: Gasketed, NEMA 4X enclosure and panel assembly. UL approved.
b.
Electrical Components, Connections and Wiring: UL listed or recognized..
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
c.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
d.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 10,000 lb
e.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 12,500 lb
f.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 15,000 lb
g.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 17,500 lb
h.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 20,000 lb
4.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Nominal Width: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
6.
Nominal Length: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
7.
Design: Air tower protects blower motor from dirt and debris.
8.
Operation:
a.
Design: Platform compensates for canted truck beds up to 4 inches (102 mm) and remains flush with rear of pit to eliminate pinch points.
b.
Platform is raised when dock attendant pushes and holds the button on control box. The platform will fully rise and the lip will then automatically extend.
c.
Releasing push button will cause leveler platform and lip to lower to truck bed.
d.
Nominal Operating Range: 12 inches (305 mm) above and 12 inches (305 mm) below dock level (+/-300 mm).
9.
Safety Features: Lock-out, tag-out capability.
a.
Safety Legs: Multi-position, structural; provide emergency support in the event a truck departs with a load on the leveler.
b.
Integral Maintenance Struts: Maintenance Support System; remain in place if unit is impacted by a fork truck.
10.
Lips: Yieldable.
a.
Lip Keepers: Provided for cross traffic support; act as automatic night locks.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip types not required.
 
b.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 16 inches (405 mm).
c.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 18 inches (460 mm).
d.
Lip Type: Non-slotted, 20 inches (500 mm).
e.
Lip Type: Slotted, 18 inches (460 mm) SAFE-T-LIP, 5 inches high (125 mm); SAFE-T-LIP barrier designed to stop 10,000 lb (4,535 kg) load moving at 4 mph (6.4 kph).
f.
Lip Type: Slotted, 20 inches (500 mm) SAFE-T-LIP, 7 inches high (177.8 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for weatherseal not required.
 
11.
Weatherseals: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
12.
Weatherseals: None.
13.
Weatherseals: NB1 Nylon Brush.
14.
Weatherseals: PT2 Plytex.
15.
Weatherseals: PitMaster Under-leveler Seals.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for toeguards not required.
 
16.
Toeguards: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
17.
Toeguards: Structural-steel working-range toe guards, integral to leveler construction. Toeguards: Full-range toe guards provide protection throughout operating range.
18.
Bumpers: Two laminated bumpers per unit.
19.
Finish: One coat, gray enamel paint.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. See manufacturer's data for wiring requirements between power source and unit. Delete motors and options for motors not required.
 
20.
Motors: Enclosed, rated at 110V, 60Hz, single phase.
21.
Motors: Enclosed, rated at 220V, 60Hz, single phase.
22.
Control Boxes: Gasketed, NEMA 4X enclosure and panel assembly; Interlock capable, solid state components, UL approved.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
23.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
24.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Automatic Return to Dock: Prevents void in the floor.
b.
Free-Fall Protection: Stump-out solution.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.5
MECHANICAL DOCK LEVELERS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Mechanical Dock Levelers: Mechanical Dock Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
4.
Nominal Width: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Nominal Length: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
6.
Operation:
a.
Design: Platform compensates for canted truck beds up to 4 inches (102 mm) and remains flush with rear of pit to eliminate pinch points.
b.
Platform operated by pulling release ring at rear of the ramp, unit will raise and lip will extend; operator to walk ramp down to truck bed.
c.
Hold down holds unit in working position; unit will float with truck movement.
d.
Nominal Operating Range: 12 inches (305 mm) above and 12 inches (305 mm) below dock level (+/- 300 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required. 50K capacity not available in North America.
 
7.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
8.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 10,000 lb.
9.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 12,500 lb.
10.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 15,000 lb.
11.
Rated Capacity: ANSI MH30.1 - 17,500 lb.
12.
Safety Features: Lock-out, tag-out capability.
a.
Safety Legs: Multi-position, structural; provide emergency support in the event a truck departs with a load on the leveler.
b.
Integral Maintenance Struts: Maintenance Support System; remain in place if unit is impacted by a fork truck.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard, 16 inches (400 mm); extends 11 inches (280 mm) beyond standard 4 inch (100 mm) bumper. Delete options for lips not required.
 
13.
Lip Size: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
14.
Lip Size: Standard, 16 inches (400 mm)
15.
Lip Size: 18 inches (460 mm).
16.
Lip Size: 20 inches (500 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for weatherseal not required.
 
17.
Weatherseals: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
18.
Weatherseals: None.
19.
Weatherseals: NB1 Nylon Brush.
20.
Weatherseals: PT2 Plytex.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for toeguards not required.
 
21.
Toeguards: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
22.
Toeguards: Structural-steel working-range toe guards, integral to leveler construction. Toeguards: Full-range toe guards provide protection throughout operating range.
23.
Permanent Night Locks: Standard, resist unauthorized entry beneath locked overhead doors.
24.
Finish: One coat, gray enamel paint.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
25.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
26.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blanks below as applicable. Delete options below not required.
 
a.
Free-Fall Prevention.
b.
Dok Box.
c.
Integral boxes.
d.
Alternate Bumpers: __________________.
e.
Vehicle restraints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.6
SPECIALIZED DOCK LEVELERS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Mechanical Levelers: RHE Edge-O-Dock Mechanical Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
4.
Size: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Due to the limited length of EOD levelers, its structure is subjected to greater dynamic load than on longer levelers. Capacities are based on ideal operating conditions (i.e. maximum gross load traveling at 3 mph on 10 percent grade or less); if the application exceeds this condition a higher capacity leveler must be selected. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
5.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
6.
Rated Capacity: 20,000 lb (9,070 kg).
7.
Rated Capacity: 30,000 lb (13,600 kg).
8.
Operation:
a.
Push/pull of leveler handle automatically sets board into place; handle is stored for next operation.
b.
Design: Capable of servicing trucks 5 inches (127 mm) above and 5 inches (127 mm) below dock level.
c.
Lip Extensions: Automatic, built into pull/push cycle, eliminating manual positioning.
d.
Compression Springs: Provides lift assist.
e.
Controls: Push-button controls for power-up/power-down.
9.
Deck and Lip Materials: Low-alloy steel, 55,000 psi minimum tensile strength.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Six week lead time for hot dipped galvanized. Delete options for finish not required.
 
10.
Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
11.
Finish: Standard.
12.
Finish: Hot dipped galvanized.
13.
Bumpers: 16 inches (406 mm).
14.
Ramps: 13 inches (330 mm), in stored position.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip size not required.
 
15.
Lip Projection: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
16.
Lip Projection: 12 inches (305 mm) standard lip.
17.
Lip Projection: 14 inches (355 mm) standard lip.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip edge not required.
 
18.
Lip Edges: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
19.
Lip Edges: Beveled.
20.
Lip Edges: Tapered.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for operating handles not required.
 
21.
Operating Handles: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
22.
Operating Handles: 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) in diameter.
23.
Operating Handles: Built-in telescopic handle.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
24.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
25.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blanks below as applicable. Delete options below not required.
 
a.
Hydraulic Conversion: Mounting to brackets on standard units.
b.
Post Office Model: With 2 inches (51 mm) cart stop.
c.
Steel-faced bumpers.
d.
Treaded Transition Plates: For mounting where sufficient dock edge steel is not present.
e.
Approach Ramps: Overcoming excessive height differential.
f.
Handle Storage Brackets: For pit installations.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Hydraulic Levelers: RHE Edge-O-Dock Hydraulic Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
4.
Size: Custom, _______________.
5.
Size: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Capacity is to be determined by Dock Leveler Investment Guide. Standard capacities listed below. Due to the limited length of EOD levelers, its structure is subjected to greater dynamic load than on longer levelers. Capacities are based on ideal operating conditions (i.e. maximum gross load traveling at 3 mph on 10 percent grade or less); if the application exceeds this condition a higher capacity leveler must be selected. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete options for rated capacity not required.
 
6.
Rated Capacity: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
7.
Rated Capacity: 20,000 lb (9,070 kg).
8.
Rated Capacity: 30,000 lb (13,600 kg).
9.
Rated Capacity: 40,000 lbs (18,144 kg).
10.
Design: Capable of servicing trucks 5 inches (127 mm) above and 5 inches (127 mm) below dock level.
11.
Operation:
a.
Simple push-button operation with automatic lip extension.
b.
When truck pulls away, leveler returns to stored position.
c.
Unit can also be returned to stored position with truck in place.
d.
Lip will not stay extended without truck in place.
12.
Hydraulics: 2 inch (51 mm) bore double acting cylinder with 1 inch (25 mm) diameter chrome plated piston rod is powered by 100 CIPM bi-directional pump.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. See manufacturer's data for wiring requirements between power source and unit. Delete options for motors not required.
 
13.
Motors: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
14.
Motors: 110V/220V, 60Hz, single phase.
15.
Motors: 240V/480V, 60Hz, three phase.
16.
Deck and Lip Materials: Low-alloy steel, 55,000 psi minimum tensile strength.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Six week lead time for hot dipped galvanized. Delete options for finish not required.
 
17.
Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
18.
Finish: Standard.
19.
Finish: Hot dipped galvanized.
20.
Bumpers: 16 inches (406 mm).
21.
Ramps: 13 inches (330 mm), in stored position.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip size not required.
 
22.
Lip Projection: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
23.
Lip Projection: 12 inches (305 mm) standard lip.
24.
Lip Projection: 14 inches (355 mm) standard lip.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for lip edge not required.
 
25.
Lip Edges: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
26.
Lip Edges: Beveled.
27.
Lip Edges: Tapered.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
28.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
29.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blanks below as applicable. Delete options below not required.
 
a.
Post Office Model: With 2 inches (51 mm) cart stop.
b.
Steel-faced bumpers.
c.
Treaded Transition Plates: For mounting where sufficient dock edge steel is not present.
d.
Approach Ramps: Overcoming excessive height differential.
e.
Handle Storage Brackets: For pit installations.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Elevating Dock Lifts: LRL Elevating Dock Lift as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with model designation or delete as applicable. Options for width and length correspond to model selection. Delete options for model not required.
 
1.
Model: ______________.
2.
Model: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Compliance:
a.
Manufactured to ANSI MH29.1 Safety Requirements for Industrial Scissor Lifts standards.
b.
Remote Push-button Controls: NEMA 4X/IP65.
c.
Motor Control Enclosure: NEMA 12.
4.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Size: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete capacity not required.
 
6.
Capacity: 5,000 lb (2268 kg).
a.
Pit Depth/Lowered Height: 8 inches (203 mm).
b.
Raised Height: 66 inches (1676 mm).
c.
Travel: 58 inches (1473 mm).
7.
Capacity: 6,000 lb (2727 kg).
a.
Pit Depth/Lowered Height: 10 inches (254 mm).
b.
Raised Height: 68 inches (1727 mm).
c.
Travel: 58 inches (1473 mm).
8.
Capacity: 8,000 lb (3629 kg).
a.
Pit Depth/Lowered Height: 12 inches (305 mm).
b.
Raised Height: 70 inches (1778 mm).
c.
Travel: 58 inches (1473 mm).
9.
Capacity: 10,000 lb (4536 kg).
a.
Pit Depth/Lowered Height: 12 inches (305 mm).
b.
Raised Height: 70 inches (1778 mm).
c.
Travel: 58 inches (1473 mm).
10.
Construction:
a.
High tensile structural tube scissor legs provide superior stability, increased side loading capability and improved bearing life.
b.
Steel checker plate deck and lips.
c.
Maintenance-free "DU" type Teflon bushings.
d.
Ground and chromed pins (100,000 psi / 690 MPa yield).
e.
Hydraulic cylinder pivot points mounted on cylinder center line for prolonged seal and bearing life.
f.
Yoked rollers and fixed end pins.
g.
Platform retained to rolling end.
11.
Finish: Grey enamel finish with safety striping on edges.
12.
Entry/Exit Plates: 18 inches (460 mm) long x unit width to max 84 inches (2135 mm) wide split lips with lifting chains.
13.
Standard Safety Features:
a.
Kick Plates: 42 inches (1065 mm) high bolt-on guard rails with 4 inches (100 mm) safety kick plates on sides.
b.
Safety Chains: With hooks across each end.
c.
Toe Guards: 8 inches (205 mm) tapered toe guards on all sides.
d.
Rigid steel hydraulic tubing for cylinders.
e.
Free Fall Prevention: Hydraulic safety velocity fuse.
f.
Built-in maintenance stop.
14.
Controls: 24 VAC, Remote NEMA 4X/IP65 push-button controls, on 144 inches (3660 mm) cord from power pack.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. See manufacturer's data for wiring requirements between power source and unit. Delete options for motors not required.
 
15.
Motors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for types not required.
 
a.
Type: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
b.
Type: Standard, 5 HP, 480V, 60Hz, three phase.
c.
Type: Standard, 5 HP, 208V, 60Hz, single phase.
d.
Type: Standard, 5 HP, 220/230V, 60Hz, three phase.
e.
Type: Standard, 5 HP, 575V, 60Hz, three phase.
f.
TEFC continuous duty motor includes pressure relief, check flow control and solenoid valves in aluminum manifold.
g.
Steel reservoir with oil level gauge and drain.
h.
Reservoir and in-line filters.
i.
Remote mount reservoir with 144 inches (3658 mm) hydraulic hose.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for product features not required.
 
16.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
17.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features for units as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blanks below as applicable. Delete options below not required.
 
a.
Safety electric foot protection on platform edge to arrest descent in the event of an obstruction.
b.
Adjustable up travel limit switch set at 58 inches (1475 mm); downward adjustment range 6 inches (152 mm).
c.
Mechanical roll-off stops.
d.
Aluminum lips.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.7
TRUCK LEVELERS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Truck Levelers: Z-Deck Truck Levelers as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** List model numbers or sizes in blank below or insert ' As scheduled and indicated on Drawings as applicable. Delete options not required.
 
1.
Types: _______________.
2.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blanks below or insert ' As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.' Delete options not required.
 
3.
Function: _______________.
4.
Operation: _______________.
5.
Rated Capacity: _______________.
6.
Safety Devices: _______________.
7.
Finish and Colors: _______________.
8.
Accessories: _______________.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.8
VEHICLE RESTRAINTS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Stabilizing Trailer Restraints: STR-4200 Stabilizing Trailer Restraint as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
2.
Electrical Components, Connections and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
3.
Standard Vertical Load Rating: 35,000 lbs (15,876 kg).
4.
Function:
a.
Secures semi-trailer and/or intermodal container chassis to loading dock by engaging trailer rear impact guard (RIG) and/or trailer rear impact guard with obstructions with large rotating hook.
b.
Restraint supports the trailer, reducing the vertical motion of the trailer.
c.
Spring loaded, structural steel housing automatically positions unit when contacted by a backing truck.
5.
Operation:
a.
Hook mechanism and support functions controlled from a control panel mounted inside the building.
b.
As trailer backs into position, RIG contacts spring loaded structural steel housing.
c.
Housing rides down in its track, allowing RIG to move over the top of housing.
d.
Dock attendant pushes lock button, which activates hook and support cylinders to secure trailer to dock.
e.
Hook provides holding force in excess of 32,000 lb (14,500 kg).
f.
Maintains constant contact with RIG and supports rear of trailer to help prevent vertical trailer movement during loading/unloading operations.
g.
After servicing is complete, attendant pushes unlock button at control panel.
h.
In the event a trailer is missing, or has a damaged RIG, Dok-Lok restraint will communicate a fault condition.
i.
An audible alarm alerts operator that trailer has not been properly secured by Dok-Lok restraint; then operator may override fault condition and secure trailer by other means.
j.
Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
6.
Housing:
a.
Enclosed, welded structural steel housing is constructed of 5/16 inches (8 mm) and 1/4 inches (6 mm) steel.
b.
Designed to receive impact of trailers backing into position and support trailer.
c.
Protects components from damage by weather, dirt and debris.
7.
Finishes:
a.
Tracks, Base Plates, Housings: Corrosion resistant finish per ASTM B117 Salt Spray Testing (standard), protects inside and outside of steel housing.
b.
Rotating Steel Hooks: Yellow dichromate finish.
c.
Hook Mounting Components, Track Anchors: Zinc Plated
8.
Mounting:
a.
Low-profile, mounted to steel plate embedded in dock face or secured by 12 anchor bolts plus 22 inches (559 mm) of weld to the pit curb angle.
b.
Installation does not require modification to the dock leveler.
c.
Mounting Force: In excess of 100,000 lbs (45,359 kg).
9.
Hydraulics:
a.
Carriage supported with two heavy duty 3-1/2 inch (89 mm) ID double acting hydraulic cylinders.
b.
Hook positioned with 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) ID double acting cylinder.
c.
Unit can be powered with its own hydraulic power unit or operate using the existing hydraulic leveler power unit.
d.
All fittings are JIC or "O" Ring Flange. Hydraulic fluid is biodegradable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. See manufacturer's data for wiring requirements between power source and unit. Delete options for motors not required.
 
10.
Universal Restraint Controllers:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL Approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Hook mechanism and limit switches are enclosed in structural steel housing.
e.
Self-diagnostic Program, which greatly simplifies trouble-shooting by checking inputs and outputs.
f.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
g.
Security system interface. Allows connection to building security system in event of power loss or attempted trailer theft.
11.
Power Source Requirements: 110/115 volt, single phase, 60 Hz, with a 20 Amp service circuit.
12.
Communication Systems:
a.
Light Systems: LED light systems.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct the truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Low-profile light box design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help the dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading/unloading operations.
2)
Inside lights are in the opposing mode to the outside lights.
3)
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights.
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn the dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged.
e.
Audible Alarm Override: A coded push-button control allows authorized personnel to override the audible alarm. When the audible alarm is in override, the inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
f.
Self-diagnostic Trouble-shooting Program: Input and output indicator monitors the system for instant, one person trouble-shooting, for maintenance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for optional product features not required.
 
13.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
14.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Power Units: Combination power units.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Rotating Hook Restraints: SHR Shadow Hook Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite
1.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
2.
Function:
a.
Designed to secure a semi-trailer to a loading dock by engaging the trailer's rear impact guard (RIG) with large, rotating hook.
b.
Shadow Hook provides an additional layer of safety when a two-point entrapment cannot be made because of a rear impact guard obstruction.
c.
Spring-loaded, structural steel housing automatically positions unit when contacted by a backing truck. Hook mechanism controlled from an electric control panel mounted inside building.
3.
Operation:
a.
Trailer backs into position, RIG contacts spring-loaded structural steel housing.
b.
Housing rides down in its track, allowing RIG to move over top of housing.
c.
Dock attendant pushes lock button, IP-66 rated motor activates hook to secure trailer to dock.
d.
Hook provides a holding force in excess of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg).
e.
Dok-Lok restraint maintains constant contact with the RIG and adjusts automatically with trailer float motion to ensure proper hooking at all times during loading/unloading operations.
f.
After servicing is completed, dock attendant pushes unlock button.
g.
In the event a trailer is missing, or has a damaged RIG, the Dok-Lok restraint will communicate a fault condition.
h.
An audible alarm alerts the operator that trailer has not been properly secured.
i.
Operator may override fault condition and secure trailer by other means.
j.
Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
4.
Housing:
a.
Enclosed, welded structural steel, constructed of 5/16 inch (8 mm) steel.
b.
Designed to receive the impact of trailers backing into position.
c.
Housing protects components from damage by weather, dirt and debris.
5.
Finishes:
a.
Corrosive resistant finish, per ASTM B117 salt spray testing standard, protects inside and outside of steel housing.
b.
Rotating Steel Hooks: Yellow dichromate finish.
6.
Mounting:
a.
Mounting: Low-profile Dok-Lok restraint mounted to steel plate embedded in dock face or secured by 15 anchor bolts plus 22 inches (559 mm) of weld to pit curb angle.
b.
Installation does not require modification to the dock leveler.
c.
Mounting force is in excess of 100,000 lbs. (45,359 kg.)
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. See manufacturer's data for wiring requirements between power source and unit. Delete options for motors not required.
 
7.
Universal Restraint Controllers:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X interlock capable panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Hook mechanism and limit switches are enclosed in structural steel housing.
e.
Security system interface. Allows connection to building security system in event of power loss or attempted trailer theft
f.
Self-diagnostic Program: Simplifies trouble-shooting by checking inputs and outputs.
8.
Power Source Requirements: 110/115 volt, single phase, 60 Hz, with a 15 Amp service circuit.
9.
Communication Systems:
a.
Light Systems: LED light systems.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct the truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Low-profile light box design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help the dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading/unloading operations.
2)
Inside lights are in the opposing mode to the outside lights.
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn the dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged.
e.
Audible Alarm Override: A coded push-button control allows authorized personnel to override the audible alarm. When the audible alarm is in override, the inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
f.
Self-diagnostic Trouble-shooting Program: Input and output indicator monitors the system for instant, one person trouble-shooting, for maintenance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for optional product features not required.
 
10.
Carriages: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
11.
Carriages: 9 inch (229 carriage is standard.
12.
Carriages: 12 inches (305 mm) carriages.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for optional product features not required.
 
13.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
14.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Interconnect/Interlock Modules: Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
C.
Rotating Hook Restraints: GRH Rotating Hook Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
2.
Function:
a.
Designed to secure a semi-trailer to a loading dock by engaging the trailer's rear impact guard (RIG) with large, rotating hook.
b.
Spring-loaded, structural steel housing automatically positions unit when contacted by a backing truck. Hook mechanism controlled from an electric control panel mounted inside building.
3.
Operation:
a.
Trailer backs into position, RIG contacts spring-loaded structural steel housing.
b.
Housing rides down in its track, allowing RIG to move over top of housing.
c.
Dock attendant pushes lock button, IP-66 rated motor activates hook to secure trailer to dock.
d.
Hook provides a holding force in excess of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg).
e.
Dok-Lok restraint maintains constant contact with the RIG and adjusts automatically with trailer float motion to ensure proper hooking at all times during loading/unloading operations.
f.
After servicing is completed, dock attendant pushes unlock button.
g.
In the event a trailer is missing, or has a damaged RIG, the Dok-Lok restraint will communicate a fault condition.
h.
An audible alarm alerts the operator that trailer has not been properly secured.
i.
Operator may override fault condition and secure trailer by other means.
j.
Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
4.
Housing:
a.
Enclosed, welded structural steel, constructed of 5/16 inch (8 mm) steel.
b.
Designed to receive the impact of trailers backing into position.
c.
Housing protects components from damage by weather, dirt and debris.
5.
Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish not required.
 
a.
Corrosive resistant finish, per ASTM B117 salt spray testing standard, protects inside and outside of steel housing.
b.
Zinc plated finish.
c.
Rotating Steel Hooks: Yellow dichromate finish.
6.
Mounting:
a.
Mounting: Low-profile Dok-Lok restraint mounted to steel plate embedded in dock face or secured by 15 anchor bolts plus 22 inches (559 mm) of weld to pit curb angle.
b.
Installation does not require modification to the dock leveler.
c.
Mounting force is in excess of 100,000 lbs. (45,359 kg.)
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical including hook-up is the responsibility of others. See manufacturer's data for wiring requirements between power source and unit. Delete options for motors not required.
 
7.
Universal Restraint Controllers:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X interlock capable panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Hook mechanism and limit switches are enclosed in structural steel housing.
e.
Self-diagnostic Program, which greatly simplifies trouble-shooting by checking inputs and outputs.
f.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
g.
Security system interface. Allows connection to building security system in event of power loss or attempted trailer theft.
8.
Power Source Requirements: 110/115 volt, single phase, 60 Hz, with a 15 Amp service circuit.
9.
Communication Systems:
a.
Light Systems: LED light systems.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct the truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Low-profile light box design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help the dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading/unloading operations.
2)
Inside lights are in the opposing mode to the outside lights.
3)
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights.
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn the dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged.
e.
Audible Alarm Override: A coded push-button control allows authorized personnel to override the audible alarm. When the audible alarm is in override, the inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
f.
Self-diagnostic Trouble-shooting Program: Input and output indicator monitors the system for instant, one person trouble-shooting, for maintenance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for optional product features not required.
 
10.
Carriages: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
11.
Carriages: 9 inch (229 carriage is standard.
12.
Carriages: 12 inches (305 mm) carriages.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for optional product features not required.
 
13.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
14.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features as listed below.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
a.
Base controls package - non coded horn override, no security system interface, and no self-diagnostics.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Vertical Barrier Restraints: VBR-600 (Recess Mounted) Vertical Barrier Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Description: Recessed system designed to secure semi-trailer to loading dock by engaging trailer's rear impact guard (RIG) with a large, vertical barrier.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options from list below not required.
 
2.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Mounting: Recess mounted and anchored into leveler pit as indicated on Drawings.
4.
Operation:
a.
Barrier mechanism controlled from a control panel mounted inside building.
b.
After truck is backed into dock, dock attendant pushes lock button on control panel, which extends and raises barrier to secure trailer to dock.
c.
Red communication lights outside, green lights inside, signal trailer is engaged.
d.
Barrier maintains constant contact with the rear impact guard (RIG) and adjusts automatically with trailer float motion to ensure proper engagement during loading and unloading operation.
e.
Provides holding force of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg) minimum.
f.
Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
g.
Servicing: After servicing is completed, dock attendant releases barrier by pressing unlock button on control panel.
5.
Universal Restraint Controls:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Barrier, sensor, and magnetic-resistive switches protected by structural steel housing.
e.
Self-diagnostic Program, which greatly simplifies trouble-shooting by checking inputs and outputs.
f.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
g.
Security system interface. Allows connection to building security system in event of power loss or attempted trailer
h.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical, including hook-up, is the responsibility of others.
 
6.
Construction:
a.
Structural plate box design with high-density polyethylene top cover.
b.
Front Brush Seals: Prevents debris from entering, accumulating in restraint pit.
7.
Electrical: Power source of 110/115 volt, single phase with a 15 Amp service circuit.
8.
Communication Systems:
a.
Lights: LED light package.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Lights: Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Light Box: Low profile design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading and unloading operations.
2)
Inside Lights: In opposing mode to outside lights.
3)
Outside Light Monitor: Depicts outside light communication status.
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged.
e.
Audible Alarm Override:
1)
Coded push-button control allows authorized personnel to override audible alarm.
2)
When the audible alarm is overridden, inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
f.
Provide Interlocks and Interconnects: To customize sequence of operation to meet specific customer needs.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Vertical Barrier Restraints: VBR-300 (Ground Stored) Vertical Barrier Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Description: Ground stored system designed to secure semi-trailer to loading dock by engaging trailer's rear impact guard (RIG) with a large, vertical barrier.
2.
Mounting: Low profile ground stored/face of pit mounted as indicated on Drawings.
3.
Operation:
a.
Barrier mechanism controlled from a control panel mounted inside building.
b.
After truck is backed into dock, dock attendant pushes lock button on control panel, which extends and raises barrier to secure trailer to dock.
c.
Red communication lights outside, green lights inside, signal trailer is engaged.
d.
Barrier maintains constant contact with the rear impact guard (RIG) and adjusts automatically with trailer float motion to ensure proper engagement during loading and unloading operation.
e.
Provides holding force of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg) minimum.
f.
Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
g.
Servicing: After servicing is completed, dock attendant releases barrier by pressing unlock button on control panel.
4.
Operator Controls:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Barrier, sensor, and magnetic-resistive switches protected by structural steel housing.
e.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
f.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical, including hook-up, is the responsibility of others.
 
5.
Construction:
a.
Zinc plated steel housing. polyethylene top cover.
6.
Electrical: Power source of 110/115 volt, single phase with a 15 Amp service circuit.
7.
Communication Systems:
a.
Lights: LED light package.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Lights: Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Light Box: Low profile design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading and unloading operations.
2)
Inside Lights: In opposing mode to outside lights.
3)
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights..
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged.
e.
Audible Alarm Override:
1)
Single push-button control horn override control allows dock attendant to override audible alarm.
2)
When the audible alarm is overridden, inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
f.
Provide Interlocks and Interconnects: To customize sequence of operation to meet specific customer needs.
g.
Optional security system interface and coded horn override
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1)
Vertical Barrier Restraints: VBR-300ALP and VBR-300MNL (Ground Stored) Vertical Barrier Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
8.
Description: Ground stored system designed to secure semi-trailer to loading dock by engaging trailer's rear impact guard (RIG) with a large, vertical barrier.
9.
Mounting: Low profile ground stored/face of pit mounted as indicated on Drawings.
10.
Operation:
a.
Barrier mechanism controlled manually from a control panel mounted inside building.
b.
After truck is backed into dock, dock attendant reaches down with a control rod and inserts it under a lifting bar on the vertical barrier. Attendant raises the barrier to secure the trailer to the dock.
1)
ALP - When RIG is secured, inside lights on control panel automatically change to green; outside communication lights change to red.
2)
MNL - After visual verification that the RIG is secured, attendant flips a manual toggle switch to change the inside light to green and the outside light to red.
c.
Barrier maintains constant contact with the rear impact guard (RIG) and adjusts automatically with trailer float motion to ensure proper engagement during loading and unloading operation.
d.
Provides holding force of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg) minimum.
e.
ALP - Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
f.
Servicing: After servicing is completed, dock attendant inserts the control rod onto the barrier and pushes it to its stored position.
1)
ALP - inside lights switch to red; outside communication lights switch to green signaling loading is complete.
2)
MNL - dock attendant flips the manual toggle switch to change the inside lights to red, and the outside light to green.
11.
Operator Controls:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Barrier, sensor, and magnetic-resistive switches (MNL only) protected by structural steel housing.
e.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
f.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical, including hook-up, is the responsibility of others.
 
12.
Construction:
a.
Zinc plated steel housing. polyethylene top cover.
13.
Electrical: Power source of 110/115 volt, single phase with a 1 Amp service circuit.
14.
Communication Systems:
a.
Lights: LED light package.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Lights: Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Light Box: Low profile design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading and unloading operations.
2)
Inside Lights: In opposing mode to outside lights.
3)
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights..
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged (ALP only).
e.
Audible Alarm Override (ALP only):
1)
Single push-button control horn override control allows dock attendant to override audible alarm.
2)
When the audible alarm is overridden, inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
f.
Provide Interlocks and Interconnects: To customize sequence of operation to meet specific customer needs.
g.
Optional security system interface and coded horn override
F.
Vertical Barrier Restraints: VBR-100 (Wall Mounted) Vertical Barrier Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite
1.
Function:
a.
Designed to secure semi-trailer to loading dock by engaging trailer's rear impact guard (RIG) with a large, vertical barrier.
b.
Spring-loaded, structural steel housing automatically positions the unit when contacted by a backing truck. Barrier controlled manually by a dock attendant inside the building.
2.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for product application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Operation:
a.
After truck is backed into dock, the vertical barrier mechanism shall be engaged by inserting a steel control rod into the lifting fork on the barrier which allows the dock attendant to raise the vehicle restraint into a locked position on the trailer's RIG or ICC bar.
b.
Once the barrier is raised, the outside communication will immediately change to red.
c.
Dock attendant visually verifies proper engagement, depresses the lock button on the control panel, and inside lights change to green.
d.
Barrier maintains constant contact with the rear impact guard (RIG) and adjusts automatically with trailer float motion to ensure proper engagement during loading and unloading operation.
e.
Provides holding force of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg) minimum.
f.
Light communication system automatically adjusts to proper operational mode.
g.
Servicing: After servicing is completed, the dock attendant inserts the control rod into a hook release ring and releases the hook to its stored position, changing the outside lights from red to green. Operator then depresses the unlock button on the control box to change the inside lights from red to green.
4.
Operator Controls:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Barrier, sensor, and magnetic-resistive switches protected by structural steel housing.
e.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
f.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Unless specifically noted on quotation, all electrical, including hook-up, is the responsibility of others.
 
5.
Housing:
a.
Enclosed welded structural steel, constructed of 5/16 inch (8 mm) steel.
b.
Designed to receive the impact of trailers backing into position.
c.
Housing protects components from damage by weather, dirt. and debris.
6.
Finishes:
a.
Corrosive resistant finish, per ASTM B117 salt spray testing standard, protects inside and outside of steel housing.
b.
Vertical Barrier: Yellow dichromate finish.
7.
Mounting:
a.
Mounting: Low-profile Dok-Lok restraint mounted to steel plate embedded in dock face or secured by 15 anchor bolts plus 22 inches (559 mm) of weld to pit curb angle.
b.
Installation does not require modification to the dock leveler.
c.
Mounting force is in excess of 100,000 lbs. (45,359 kg.)
8.
Electrical: Power source of 110/115 volt, single phase with a 1 Amp service circuit.
9.
Communication Systems:
a.
Lights: LED light package.
b.
Outside Communication System:
1)
Lights: Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Light Box: Low profile design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
c.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading and unloading operations.
2)
Inside Lights: In opposing mode to outside lights.
3)
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights..
d.
Audible Alarm: Inside alarm helps warn dock attendant when a normal rear impact guard has not been properly engaged.
e.
Audible Alarm Override:
1)
Single push-button control horn override control allows dock attendant to override audible alarm.
2)
When the audible alarm is overridden, inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
f.
Provide Interlocks and Interconnects: To customize sequence of operation to meet specific customer needs.
g.
Optional security system interface and coded horn override
G.
Automatic Restraints: GWL-2300 Automatic Wheel-Lok Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Compliance:
a.
Operator Controls: Meet or exceed the National Electric Code (NEC).
b.
Electrical components and wiring are UL listed or recognized.
2.
Universal Restraint Controls:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Barrier, sensor, and magnetic-resistive switches protected by structural steel housing.
e.
Self-diagnostic Program, which greatly simplifies trouble-shooting by checking inputs and outputs.
f.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
g.
Security system interface. Allows connection to building security system in event of power loss or attempted trailer
h.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
3.
Function:
a.
Designed to secure virtually any trailer type, with or without an ICC bar, to the dock, by engaging the driver's side rearmost tire with an integral steel barrier.
b.
Ability to resist pullout forces in excess of 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg) allows restraint of virtually any trailer with tires from 30 inches to 44 inches (700 mm - 1200 mm) in diameter.
4.
Operation:
a.
Truck approaches the loading dock, it positions between the dual wheel guides.
b.
It then contacts the restraint's trigger device, which begins moving toward the dock using the energy of the trailer.
c.
This enables locking arm to size tire and rise to its full height on rearmost tire.
d.
When trailer is in position, attendant pushes lock button on control panel inside building, which activates locking assembly.
e.
Inside, outside red and green communication lights signal trailer is engaged.
f.
To release the restraint, the dock attendant presses the unlock button.
g.
After the locking assembly is disengaged, communication lights change to indicate the truck is no longer engaged and is free to move forward.
h.
Engagement range is 43 inches to 158 inches (1090 mm to 4010 mm) on the rearmost tire from the face of the dock bumpers.
i.
Unit allows for manual release in the event of a power failure.
5.
Construction: Structural and formed steel.
6.
Finish for Structural Components: Metallized for corrosion resistance.
7.
Finish for Structural Components: Painted for corrosion resistance.
8.
Drive Systems: Hydraulic cylinder powered by a 120-volt hydraulic power unit.
9.
Dual Wheel Guides: Constructed of steel, painted safety yellow.
10.
Mounting: Surface mounted to concrete driveway approach; frame assembly and wheel guides are mounted using 32 self-expanding concrete anchors.
11.
Power Requirements: 120 volt, single phase, 60 hertz.
12.
Safety Features:
a.
Communication System: Outside system includes full-time flashing red or green lights with signs to warn truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
b.
Inside, full-time flashing red or green lights with signs tell the dock attendant when it is safe to perform loading/unloading operations.
c.
The inside lights are in the opposing mode to the outside lights.
d.
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights.
e.
System also includes an inside audible alarm which sounds if the unit is unable to achieve its full restraining height.
f.
An override allows for horn silencing.
g.
Automatic Tire Sizing: System automatically sizes tire ranging from 30 inches - 44 inches (700 mm - 1200 mm) in diameter to provide maximum restraint.
 
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H.
Manual Restraints: MWL-1300 Manual Wheel-Lok Restraints as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
1.
Materials: Structural and formed steel.
2.
Mounting Type, Configuration and Hardware: In accordance with manufacturer's recommendations for application; as scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Universal Restraint Controls:
a.
Provide flexibility for customizing sequence of operation to most requirements.
b.
Operator controls mounted in a gasketed control panel. NEMA 4X panel and enclosure assembly. UL approved.
c.
Control panel is fully operational at all times, does not require key activation.
d.
Barrier, sensors, and magnetic-resistive switches protected by structural steel housing.
e.
Self-diagnostic Program, which greatly simplifies trouble-shooting by checking inputs and outputs.
f.
Interlock capable. Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
g.
Security system interface. Allows connection to building security system in event of power loss or attempted trailer
h.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
4.
Function: Engages driver's side rear tire with integral 19 inch (483 mm) high barrier.
a.
Design: Secures most trailers, with or without a rear impact guards, to docks.
b.
Pullout Force Resistance: 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg) minimum.
5.
Operation:
a.
Truck approaches loading dock; positioned between wheel guide and restraint.
b.
When trailer is in position, operator moves barrier from stored position and places barrier in front of trailer's rear tire.
c.
As barrier leaves stored position, outside light automatically turns red alerting truck driver not to pull-away.
d.
Inside lights change to green when barrier properly positioned in front of tire, indicating that it is safe to enter trailer.
 
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e.
Security latch engages, ensuring barrier is secure.
f.
When loading/unloading is complete, dock attendant presses "Loading Operation Complete" button on control panel.
 
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1)
Security latch disengages, allowing barrier to be safely removed.
g.
Inside lights change to red, alerting personnel that it is unsafe to enter trailer.
h.
Outside lights flash simultaneous red and green, alerting personnel outside that it is safe to remove barrier.
i.
Once barrier is returned to stored position, outside light will automatically change to green, alerting truck driver that it is safe to depart.
j.
Engagement Range: 43 inches to 145 inches (1090 mm to 3660 mm) on the rearmost tire from face of dock bumpers.
6.
Communication Systems:
a.
Outside Communication System: LED.
1)
Lights: Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs instruct truck driver when it is safe to back in or pull out.
2)
Light Box: Low-profile design helps avoid damage from backing trailers.
b.
Inside Communication System:
1)
Full-time flashing red or green lights with signs help dock attendant know when it is safe to perform loading/unloading operations.
2)
Inside lights in opposing mode to outside lights; outside light monitor.
3)
LED outside light monitor at operator control. Communicates full-time safety status of outside lights.
c.
Audible Alarms: Inside and outside alarms warn dock attendant when barrier has not properly engaged a tire.
d.
Audible Alarm Override:
1)
Coded push-button control allows authorized personnel to override audible alarm.
2)
When audible alarm is in override, inside red and green lights continue to flash simultaneously.
7.
Electrical:
a.
Operator Controls: Meet or exceed National Electric Code (NEC).
b.
Electrical Components and Wiring: UL listed or recognized.
c.
Power Requirements: 120 volt, single phase, 60 hertz.
8.
Frame Assembly and Wheel Guide Mounting: Self-expanding concrete anchors.
9.
Finishes:
a.
Wheel Guides: Steel, painted safety yellow.
b.
Structural Component Finish: Electro-plated, corrosion resistant.
c.
Structural Component Finish: Painted, corrosion resistant.
 
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10.
Optional Product Features: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
11.
Optional Product Features: Provide optional features as listed below.
 
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a.
Wheel Guides: Driver's side wheel guide.
b.
Cold Weather Packages: Snow poles and slush guards.
c.
Latch: Security latch.
d.
Interconnect/Interlock Modules: Optimizes sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
2.9
CONTROL PANELS
A.
Control Panels: Dok-Commander Control Panels, multiple touch button control station as manufactured by Rite-Hite.
B.
Standard Features
1.
NEMA 4X rated panel and enclosure assembly.
2.
Interlock capable.
3.
Integrated Dock leveler controls.
4.
Integrated Dok-Lok Vehicle restraint controls.
5.
Branch fusing.
6.
Optional:
a.
Integrated Overhead door push buttons.
b.
5 amp duplex outlet.
c.
Dock light power.
d.
Dock light on/off switch.
e.
Rotary disconnect.
f.
Security system interface.
C.
Operating System: Loading dock equipment connected to the Dok-Commander Control Panel is controlled via touch buttons that correspond to the equipment's function, and is interlock capable to optimize sequence of operation to specific customer needs.
D.
Construction and Finish: The Dok-Commander is a multiple touch button control panel with constant pressure buttons. NEMA 4X (water and corrosion resistant) rated polycarbonate enclosure and panel assembly.
E.
Approvals: UL and ULc approved panel assembly.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Installer shall examine the opening and conditions under which dock equipment is to be installed and notify the Architect and Contractor in writing of any conditions detrimental to the proper and timely completion of the work. Do not proceed with the work until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected in a manner acceptable to the installer.
B.
Do not begin installation until openings have been properly prepared.
C.
If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
B.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
B.
Before acceptance, a demonstration shall be conducted in the presence of the Owner's representative that all equipment operates properly in every aspect. Conduct a detailed user/operator training session at time and place agreed upon by Owner's representative.
3.4
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION