How To Care For Your Loading Dock Equipment With Changing Seasons
So how do you care for your loading dock equipment in changing seasons? Lots A Ramps products not only stand up to the test of time but also the impact of weather. For the most part, our equipment is weather-resistant. Typically with almost no ongoing maintenance or repair. Be it a blizzard, tropical rainstorm, below freezing, desert-like humidity or thermometer digits in the 100’s. Basically, if Mother Nature produces it, our loading dock equipment can endure it. Additionally, ensuring that your business continues an efficient and safe operation.
Lots A Ramps metal grating, one of the many great features of the high-quality dock equipment we produce. We employ this with our yard ramps, portable platforms, and other gear. Our metal grating allows rain and snow, along with any other debris or material, to fall through, versus accumulate. This grating improves safety and reduces the risk of accidents during bad conditions and any inclement weather. During icy or snowy weather yes the surface will begin to get slicker than if it were dry. However, as opposed to a flat, solid surface, there is never any need to break up ice, shovel away snow, put down salt or sand, or anything else.
Hydraulic Fluid Versus Mother Nature
Another benefit of our dock equipment to help make your business more productive in all weather conditions is the hydraulic fluid we employ in our products. Dock equipment including our Hydraulic Edge Of Dock Levelers and our Lift Tables. This fluid is able to handle just about any temperature that you are going to come across in the contiguous United States, whether it is January in North Dakota or Minnesota, or August in Arizona or Texas.
Maintenance is minimal for our loading dock equipment. However, we all prepare one or another for Winter so don’t forget your dock equipment. A few quick steps will go a long way to ensuring that everything remains in optimal condition and working order at all times. Therefore, when temperatures get exceptionally cold, you should check your tire pressure, as low temperatures can greatly reduce PSI. A quick check will alert you to the status of your tires, and give you that extra peace of mind you need.
When you choose Lots A Ramps, you are going to enjoy the benefits of an entirely no-worry brand. Another feature of our dock equipment is durability and industrial protection to help keep the dock equipment safe as well as your employees. Dock products need to be able to take the abuse seen every day at facilities and Lots A Ramps is no exception. Our gear is built to be tough and durable and employable all across the United States.
Take a look around our website to learn more about all of the loading dock and material handling equipment we produce, and feel free to call our team directly at 800-321-4968 with any questions or for more information. Our Customer Service Representative is awaiting your call.