23 January 2013
Thorworld Industries has been granted a UK patent for its new sliding nylon dock bumper which is designed to provide customers with protection to help reduce vehicle repair and building maintenance costs. The bumper f
The bumper features a heavy-duty black powder-coated steel frame, which is fixed to concrete or steelwork on the loading dock. The frame houses a block of nylon and a fixing method enables the incorporation of a rubber packer at the rear to help shock absorption.
The sliding design enables each bumper to be turned upside-down and back-to-front.
The standard 760mm(30") long version is suitable to cover a range of vehicle heights for most standard applications, however they can be fitted above the loading dock with support and can also have corner cutouts to allow unrestricted access to the vehicle in above dock applications.