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Why Install a Dock Seal or Shelter in Your Loading System in Raleigh, NC?

11/17/2020
Learn the various reasons why dock shelters and seals must be installed in loading docks. Consult Passport Door and Dock Systems for your loading dock safety installation. Call now.
The loading dock is one of the busiest areas in a warehouse. A small gap between a parked trailer at the loading dock will result in to increase in energy cost and expenses of the business.
 
The air conditioning and heating escape between the gaps and allows the outside elements like rain, dust, wind, and bugs into your facility. This will cause product damage, problems in the business facilities, and with employee safety.
 
The loading dock area must be productive and safe for workers. To achieve this, business facilities must have a dock seal or shelter in their loading system. 
 
What is the difference between a dock seal and a dock shelter?
 
Dock seals offer a tight seal and consist of foam pads. It forms a seal in the trailer when the vehicle compresses the foam pads as it parked against the dock bumpers. This is ideal for minor variations of trailer size and style.
 
Dock shelters serve as enclosures and form a seal in the border of the trailer. It fits for larger openings of dock doors and various trailer heights.

dock seals and dock shelters


Reasons why a dock seal and a dock shelter in Raleigh, NC must be installed in a loading dock, here are the following:
 
  • The loading dock has safer working conditions
 
Seals and shelters promote a safer working environment in the loading dock area. Rain is kept out and floors remain dry that helps prevent slip-and-fall injuries. 
 
The dock seal and shelter block the entry of bugs and pests into the warehouse creating a more comfortable working area. Also, they prevent the wind from getting in for the safety of workers who are loading or unloading in the trucks.
 
  • The loading dock has increased productivity
 
The installation of dock seals and shelters makes a loading dock a more efficient workplace and improves productivity. When the safety of employees is improved the loading or unloading of goods moves faster.
 
  • Loading dock doors increase their lifespan
 
Loading docks are the busiest areas in a business operation. The exterior parts of warehouse dock doors are exposed to the sun, wind, and rain. Exposure to environmental elements decreases their useful lifespan. Installing dock seals and shelters lessen the impact of these harmful elements and preserve the dock door.
 
dock seals and shelters

Dock Shelters and Dock Seals product we offer but not limited to:
  • Serco S2200 Ultra Shelter
  • Serco S3200 Snap-back Dock Shelter
  • Serco S420 Rigid Frame Dock Shelter
  • Serco R620 Mechanical Rail Shelter
  • Serco S2000 Ultra Seal w/ head curtain
  • Serco S600 Dock Seal w/ fixed head pad
  • Serco S3000L L-Pad Dock Seal
  • Serco S800 Dock Seal w/ adjustable head pad
  • Serco S700 Dock Seal w/ head curtain
  • Serco S3000HL L-Pad Dock Seal w/ head curtain
  • Serco S2500G Sliding Head Pad Dock Seal
 
Passport Door and Dock Systems, a division of DuraServ Corp, has been serving the Central and Eastern North Carolina commercial door and loading dock since 1995. 
 
At Passport Door and Dock, we work with business owners and managers to make their loading docks the safest area in their warehouse operation in Raleigh, Angier, Farmville, Durham, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Wilmington, Cary, NC, and surrounding cities. We are working safely and efficiently.
 
Our expert team offers dependable products and installation services of dock seals and shelters, contact Passport Door and Dock Systems at the following numbers: 
  • Raleigh: (919) 639-0334
  • Farmville: (252) 753-6100

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  • 45 Fish Drive Angier NC, 27501
Passport Door & Dock Systems the largest distributor and installer of Serco Loading Dock System in North Carolina and Wayne Dalton, Rytec and Hybrid Commercial Doors.
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