SLIDING BARRIER-LIP

The NORDOCK® SLIDING BARRIER-LIP with its patented design is a hydraulic dock leveler that provides strength, reliability, and increased safety thanks to its automatic positioning sliding barrier-lip that prevents accidental falls off vacant docks.
Sliding Barrier Lip Series Sliding Barrier Lip Series Optional Logi-Smart Control System

Overview

A powerful Hydraulic Leveler with a Safety Sliding Barrier-Lip

The BARRIER™ SERIES SBL model features full hydraulic powered deck and lip functions controlled by a single pushbutton for easy-to-use operation.
The barrier-lip in the stored position is designed to withstand a 10,000 lb., 4 mph forklift impact without failure. 
Available in 30,000, 40,000, 50,000, 60,000 and 80,000 lb. capacities and standard nominal sizes of 6' wide x 6' long to 7' wide x 10' long.
Standard features include full operating range telescoping side guards, fall protection velocity fuse and a comprehensive warranty.

Operation

The operator presses the ‘raise’ button until the deck is fully raised and lip automatically extends, or is independently extended by pushing the lip extend control.
On releasing the button, the extended lip will descend onto the truck bed.
The standard 20" long lip projects 15" beyond a 4" bumper to engage a truck bed 8" above or 12" below floor level. 
Emergency latching stop button provided to arrest deck movement when pressed.
To store the leveler, the operator presses the control button until the lip fully retracts.
Releasing the button lowers the deck into its stored position, automatically providing the 6" run off barrier.

Construction

The platform is a unitized welded structure with continuous welds at the beams; header plate and lugs for maximum strength.
The deck and lip plates are constructed of minimum 55,000 PSI yield material and the beams are 6" formed or structural channels with welded side guards to provide additional platform strength. 
The continuous rear hinge provides 4" of side-to-side tilt with no pinch point and the frame has six solid steel rear supports and an open design for easy pit cleaning.
Lip supports prevent illegal entry when the door is closed.
Front and rear hinge rods are SAE 1045 material, zinc plated and factory coated with anti-seize lubricant.

Electrical / Hydraulics 

The power unit is a frame mounted integral assembly fully tested and oil filled.
The totally enclosed, non-ventilated 1 HP motor is available in all voltages and hydraulic hoses are SAE 100R2 with permanent fittings attached.
The hydraulic cylinders are a heavy-duty design.

Options & Accessories

  • TRUCK-LOCK® vehicle restraint systems
  • FALL-STOP™ Safety Barrier Gates
  • Automatic return to dock
  • Brush weather seals
  • Steel spring & steel face dock bumpers
  • Dock Lights
  • SMART-HOOK® & TRUCK-LOCK® vehicle restraints

Short Form Specs

* Add capacity required. Example: NB-68-60. 12 foot long models are also available

Description 

The BARRIER™ Series of hydraulic dock levelers are the ultimate in strength, safety and reliability with full hydraulic powered deck and lip functions controlled by a single push button.
The stay-put barrier lip prevents accidental fall off of dock in stored and below dock position.
Available in 30, 40, 50, 60 and 80 lb. capacities and standard nominal sizes of 6 ft. wide x 6 ft. long to 7 ft. wide x 10 ft. long.
Standard features include full operating range telescoping side guards, fall protection velocity fuse and a comprehensive warranty.

The Barrier Lip is designed to withstand a 10,000 lb., 4 mph forklift impact without failure.

Construction

The platform is a unitized welded structure with continuous welds at the beams, header plate and lugs for maximum strength.
The deck plate and lip plate are constructed of minimum 50-55,000 PSI yield material.
The beams are formed channel or 6" structural wide flange with welded side guards to provide additional platform strength.

The continuous rear hinge provides 4" of side-to-side tilt with no pinch point.
The frame has seven solid steel rear supports, an open design for easy pit cleaning, and lip supports that prevent illegal entry when the door is closed.
The front and rear hinge rods are SAE 1045 material, zinc plated and factory coated with anti-seize lubricant.

Electrical/Hydraulics 

The power unit is a frame mounted integral assembly fully tested and oil filled. The 1 HP motor is a totally enclosed non-ventilated type available in all voltages.
The hydraulic hoses are SAE 100R2 with permanent fittings attached.

The hydraulic cylinders are a heavy-duty design with polished chrome rods, guide bearings and high-pressure seals.
The 80 lb. capacity units have dual lifting cylinders.

Operation

The operator presses the control button until deck is raised and lip fully extends, on releasing the button, the lip lowers onto the truck bed.
To store the leveler, operator presses the control button until the lip fully retracts.
The standard 16" long lip projects 11" beyond a 4" bumper to engage a truck bed 12" above or below floor level.

Warranty

NORDOCK® guarantees that the BARRIER™ Series dock levelers will perform as described and to the full satisfaction of the purchaser for one year from date of receipt or NORDOCK® will either repair, replace or remove the product and refund the purchase price.
In addition, the front and rear hinge assemblies are guaranteed, under specified guidelines, for a period of twenty-years.
All NORDOCK® dock levellers are designed to exceed the safety performance requirements of ANSI MH30.1 - 2007 and when properly applied comes with a 10-year structural warranty.