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Used Edge Of Dock Levelers


Used Edge of Dock Levelers for Sale

  • Mechanical levelers that compensate for uneven height between the dock and truck bed.
  • Cost effective and can be mounted on any dock.
  • Streamlines transitioning materials to and from truck beds.
  • Capacities of up to 15,000 lbs.
  • Diamond style plated to provide added grip to employees, forklifts, and pallet jacks.
  • Mechanical and hydraulic systems available.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used dock levelers: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used Bluff EP-Series Edge-of-Dock Levelers
Used Bluff EP-Series Edge-of-Dock Levelers
  • Safely level your dock & trailers
  • Working range 5" above & below dock
  • EZ-Pull self-storing handle
Used Edge Of Dock Leveler
Used Edge Of Dock Leveler
  • Ideal for Loading Docks
  • Ships Nationwide
  • Easy to Operate

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About Edge Of Dock Levelers

Edge of dock levelers are attached to the dock face, which eliminates the need for dock boards or plates when loading or unloading trailers. Your docks will always be ready to go once the edge of dock leveler is installed. Edge of dock levelers are mechanical levelers, and they can compensate for uneven heights between the dock and truck bed. No manual lifting is required due to a mechanical spring that does all the work for you.

Edge of dock levelers come in a variety of sizes and capacities. American Surplus typically carries used edge of dock levelers with capacities starting at 15,000 lbs. They also feature diamond plated flooring for better traction when on foot or operating a forklift. Give American Surplus a call today. We have a large variety of used dock equipment in stock and can help you determine which is best for your application. Between dock plates, dock boards, dock levelers, yard ramps, and edge of dock levelers, it can get very confusing. Our team of experienced salesmen know the proper and ideal application for each type, and they would be more than happy to talk you through your purchase.

Some dock equipment is harder to find in used than others. We also can provide you with a quote on a new edge of dock leveler. American Surplus has the best prices in the industry, both new and used. If you do not see exactly what you are looking for, just call and ask! Our sales team is sure to provide you with a proper solution.

Advantages of Edge Of Dock Levelers

Edge of dock levelers are a type of loading dock equipment that help bridge the gap between the truck bed and the loading dock, making it easier and safer to load and unload materials. Some pros of using edge of dock levelers include:

  • Cost-effective: Edge of dock levelers are less expensive than other types of loading dock equipment, such as pit-mounted levelers or hydraulic dock levelers, making them a cost-effective solution for small or medium-sized businesses.
  • Easy to install: Edge of dock levelers are designed to be installed at the edge of the loading dock, making them easy to install without the need for major construction or excavation work.
  • Low maintenance: Edge of dock levelers require minimal maintenance compared to other types of loading dock equipment. They don't have as many moving parts and don't require the same level of upkeep as hydraulic dock levelers.
  • Safety: Edge of dock levelers provide a safer environment for loading and unloading, as they help bridge the gap between the truck bed and the loading dock, reducing the risk of accidents, slips, and falls.
  • Versatility: Edge of dock levelers are available in a variety of sizes and weight capacities, making them suitable for a wide range of applications and industries.

Applications for Edge Of Dock Levelers

REdge of dock levelers are a versatile and cost-effective loading dock solution that can be used in a variety of applications across different industries. Some general applications of edge of dock levelers include:

  • Warehousing and Distribution: Edge of dock levelers are commonly used in warehouses and distribution centers to facilitate the loading and unloading of pallets, crates, and other heavy equipment.
  • Retail: Edge of dock levelers are often used in retail stores to receive deliveries of goods, such as appliances, furniture, and electronics.
  • Manufacturing: Edge of dock levelers can be used in manufacturing facilities to load and unload raw materials, finished products, and heavy equipment.

Popular Manufacturers of Edge Of Dock Levelers

  • Blue Giant
  • Pentalift Equipment Corporation
  • Rite-Hite
  • Kelley Entrematic
  • Nova Technology
  • Poweramp

Edge Of Dock Levelers are Also Called

  • Dock plates
  • Dock boards
  • Dock bumpers
  • Loading dock levelers
  • Truck levelers
  • Loading dock plates
  • Edge of dock plates
  • Edge dock levelers
  • Mechanical dock levelers
  • Hydraulic dock levelers

Edge Of Dock Levelers Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is an edge of dock leveler?
A:An edge of dock leveler is a loading dock device that is designed to bridge the gap between a loading dock and a truck or trailer bed, allowing for easy and safe loading and unloading of cargo. EODs are installed at the edge of a loading dock and are ideal for use with trucks or trailers that are of a consistent height.

Q: How does an edge of dock leveler work?
A: Edge of dock levelers typically feature a hinged ramp that is attached to a loading dock. When in use, the ramp is positioned horizontally and rests on the bed of the truck or trailer, creating a bridge between the dock and the vehicle. As the cargo is loaded or unloaded, the ramp is adjusted to maintain a level surface.

Q: What are the benefits of using an edge of dock leveler?
A: Using an edge of dock leveler can provide several benefits, including increased safety, improved efficiency, and reduced risk of damage to goods or equipment. EODs can also help to reduce worker fatigue and injuries by providing a level surface for loading and unloading cargo.

Q: How do I choose the right edge of dock leveler for my needs?
A:When selecting an edge of dock leveler, consider factors such as the weight capacity, the type of cargo being loaded or unloaded, the frequency of use, and the height of the loading dock and vehicles. You may also want to consider additional features such as hydraulic or mechanical operation, safety features, and ease of use.

Q: How do I maintain my edge of dock leveler?
A: To keep your edge of dock leveler in good working condition, regular maintenance is essential. This may include lubricating moving parts, checking for wear and tear, and addressing any damage or malfunctions promptly. It's also important to follow manufacturer guidelines for maintenance and operation.