|The "drawbridge" type dock leveller is ideal for the outside ramp
with overhead canopy, for side or end loading, which is not always possible
with stationary dock levellers surrounded by a dock shelter or seal.
"Drawbridge" dock levellers are easily operated manually or
hydraulically at the touch of a button and can be supplied either as fixed or
sliding. The sliding levellers glide along a special guide rail on the front
edge of the ramp to a position exactly behind the vehicle to form a precisely
placed bridge between the ramp and lorry bed, either above or below ramp level.
The fixed levellers are installed at the point where a vehicle will always be
parked. There is a choice of either a solid steel or aluminium segmented lip
for perfect adjustment to sloping lorry beds. Aluminium and galvanized versions
of the "drawbridge" leveller have been specially developed for use in