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Beacon ™ brand Dock Levelers - Loading Systems are designed to adjust for the height differences between truck trailer truck beds and loading dock platforms. This special Beacon Technology ™ equipment has proven to last many decades when utilized as prescribed by the owners manual and a preventative maintenance agreement is set in place. These units are available with hydraulic or manual operation. Hydraulic dock levelers are powered with a motor pump reservoir with one or more hydraulic cylinders, controlled by a push button control station. Manual dock levelers are activated by pull chain release. Edge of Dock Levelers are manually controlled by a hook lift or bar lift. Loose dock plates are set in place manually or by a fork truck. All four different styles are utilized in the industry, the proper selection is determined by the capacity, usage and duty cycle. Beacon ™ brand patent history illustrates its dedication to technology.

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Beacon World Class Dock Leveler has heavy duty steel construction and up to an 80,000-lb. capacity.


1) Dock Leveler

  These models are available with either push-button or automatic return. The hydraulic cylinder controls lip and deck movement. This equipment features capacities ranging from 25,000 lbs. to 80,000 lbs.
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  Beacon World Class Manual Dock Levelers feature several designs and sizes for different applications.


2) Manual Dock Levelers

  This equipment features a hinged-lip design and a pull-chain manual control. The Manual Dock Levelers are available with several sizes ranging from 25,000 lbs. to 45,000 lbs. capacity.
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Beacon World Class Air Dock Leveler - BX3 series


3) Air Dock Leveler

  The BX3 series is an air-powered unit with capacities up to 45,000 lbs. and deck sizes up to 7' x 10'. The Air Dock Leveler features user-friendly push-button operation and heavy-duty steel tread plate deck construction.
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starting at $3,765
Beacon World Class Scissor Dock Lifts are heavy capacity loading dock units.


4) Scissor Dock Lifts

  This equipment is designed to raise heavy materials at loading dock areas. Scissor Dock Lifts comes in moderate-capacity and heavy-capacity varieties. This equipment is available in a variety of raised and lowered heights.
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Beacon World Class Edge of Dock Levelers are available compensate for dock height differences.


5) Edge of Dock Levelers

  This product provides a level crossing-point between the truck bed and the dock platform. Edge of Dock Levelers feature either a bar lift, hook lift, or hydraulic double cylinder design.
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Beacon World Class Low Dock Leveler - BMTD series


6) Low Dock Leveler

  This BMTD series a designed for older buildings with low dock applications. This Low Dock Leveler is to be anchored on top of the dock with capacities 20,000 up to 30,000 lbs. This is a manually-operated unit.
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starting at $2,043
Beacon World Class Top of Dock Levelers - BHTD series


7) Top of Dock Levelers

  These BHTD series models are most often used for loading docks that are below the 48" industry standard dock height. Top of Dock Levelers are manual or hydraulic operated with capacities of up to 25,000 lbs.
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starting at $3,491
Beacon World Class Dock Plate has capacities up to 30,000 lbs.


8) Dock Plate

  These items feature capacities ranging from 500 to 30,000 lbs. Dock Plate is available in steel or aluminum models, depending upon preference.
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Beacon World Class Rail Dock Plate - BRS series


9) Rail Dock Plate

  The BRS series is designed based on specific information provided by the customer. Rail Dock Plate is available in steel and is available for all variety of railway boxcars, including refrigerated boxcars. This series has designs up to 40,000 lb capacity.
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starting at $1,460
Beacon World Class Rail Dock Leveler - HSD series


10) Rail Dock Leveler

  This HSD series is designed for rail car loading/unloading use and features push-button control. Hydraulic Rail Dock Leveler has a single hydraulic cylinder which controls the slide deck lip, and two hydraulic cylinders which control the vertical deck movement. This unit has capacities from 20,000 to 60,000 lbs.
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Beacon World Class Heavy Capacity Dock Leveler is used for heavy duty applications.


11) Heavy Capacity Dock Leveler

  This equipment includes finger-deck as well as solid-deck models. The service capacities of the various Slide Deck Heavy Capacity Dock Leveler models range up to 80,000 lbs. These units feature a continuous deck.
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Beacon World Class Dock Leveler for ISO Shipping Container - FC series


12) Dock Leveler for ISO Shipping Container

  These FC series units are available in pit leveler and free-standing models. Dock Levelers for ISO Shipping Container are available with a 44" telescoping deck lip with 20,000 lb capacity.
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starting at $47,700
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