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Loading Bay Dock Shelter Checks in Time for the Warmer Weather

Loading Bay Dock Shelter Checks in Time for the Warmer Weather


With summer on its way and rising temperatures with it, the effects this could have on your business through an unprotected loading bay should be considered. Unshielded products and regular influxes of warm air into the building are just two of issues that can arise during this time. A dock shelter can help safeguard against these issues by creating an effective seal between building and vehicle for a regulated transition of products, if you don’t currently have a loading bay dock shelter and would like a consultation, please contact us on 0800 047 8771 or sales@docktechnik.com


If you have an existing dock shelter it is important to carry out functionality checks to ensure the dock shelter is good condition and providing the seal it is designed for.

Some of the checks that should be carried out are as follows:


Retractable Dock Shelter


• Check the dock shelter frame condition and that it retracts as it is design to

• Check the condition of the dock shelter front curtains

• Check the condition of the dock shelter head curtain

• Check the dock shelter head curtain remains taut

• Check the dock shelter bungee cords are still in situ on head curtain

• Check the dock shelter roof material has no holes or tears

• Check the dock shelter side material has no holes or tears

• Check the condition and fitting of the corner quadrants if they are in position

• Check the full range of vehicles on the retractable dock shelter to ensure the curtains seal correctly around all vehicles

If you require any assistance with these checks or a member of the Dock Technik team to survey any issues identified please contact us on 0800 047 8771 or sales@docktechnik.com


Loading Bay Dock Shelter Cushion Seal


• Check the condition of the dock shelter cushion seal side faces, cushion seal

• Check the condition of the dock shelter cushion seal head pad, looking for any signs of deformity or rips or tears in material

• If the dock shelter cushion seal head pad is mobile, check the adjustable mechanism is working correctly

• Test the dock shelter cushion seal, seals tightly across the full range of vehicles

If you require any assistance with these checks or a member of the Dock Technik team to survey any issues identified please contact us on 0800 047 8771 or sales@docktechnik.com


Inflatable Dock Shelter


• Check the condition of the inflatable dock shelter frame for integrity

• Check all dock shelter airbags inflate correctly and don’t have holes or tears

• Check the dock shelter airbags retract correctly after use

• Check the condition of the dock shelter front curtains

• Check the inflatable dock shelter operation is correct to ensure the seal is created before the door can be opened

• Test the inflatable dock shelter seals tightly on all vehicles that will use the loading bay to make sure it is the correct size

If you require any assistance with these checks or a member of the Dock Technik team to survey any issues identified please contact us on 0800 047 8771 or sales@docktechnik.com

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