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Loading Bays & Doors

Tailor-made loading bay solutions

A project to design and install a fixed loading ramp incorporating an existing concrete ramp onto which a yardramp needed to be adjoined is an example of loading equipment specialist Thorworld Industries’ tailor-made solutions to meet customers’ logistics needs … Thorworld handles every…

  • 11/12/2011

High-speed door suits hygienic applications

To meet the requirements for hygiene and temperature stability in the food industry, sara LBS has developed the Rapid Food Door. Designed to give controlled access into or close off production, washing and storage areas, or to provide entry/exit to transport areas, the Rapid Food Door sets high…

  • 11/12/2011

Thermal efficiency drives new product development

With energy costs escalating, attention has never been more focused on insulation and thermal efficiency. For all loading bays, options that were previously only considered for cold stores are proving to be cost effective options with the energy savings they provide. ThermoFrame from Hörmann…

  • 11/12/2011

Loading bay doors help to reduce energy costs

In the current climate of increasing energy costs and decreasing budgets, maintenance and procurement managers need to search out the most efficient technologies. Often overlooked, door technology can play an important role in reducing the overall costs of many industrial locations including…

  • 11/12/2011

Raising the bar for scissor lift safety

sara LBS’ new range of scissor lift tables conform to the highest safety standards in a wide range of applications. Constructed from steel for strength, the lifts have a maximum load of up to 12 tonnes as standard and include a number of safety features including a ‘dead-man&rsquo…

  • 11/12/2011

Fast-action door allows high-volume use

Stertil Stokvis has removed an outdated door for component manufacturer Tyco Electronics, replacing it with a RapidRoll 3000L. Stertil Stokvis installed the high-speed hybrid of the 3000 security shutter door incorporating alternate transparent laths to allow natural light through. The fast-action…

  • 11/12/2011

Air curtain acts like an invisible door

Virtually every warehouse across the country has the equivalent of an open door policy – whether they like it or not – and according to industry ­estimates it is costing owners around £15,000 a year in additional energy costs alone. But now this is an issue that can be easily…

  • 11/12/2011

High-speed doors cut energy usage

With so many economic forces and forecasts hampering business operations, ­companies need to monitor their costs more carefully, especially energy usage. At Wetherby Building Products, supplier of cement-based construction ­products, in Dalton, North Yorkshire, a solution was required to…

  • 11/12/2011

Tugs ramp up safety and efficiency of unloading

In order to transfer roll cages safely from delivery vehicles to its retail stores in the UK, Somerfield Stores has invested in more than 50 SmartMover manual and power-operated pedestrian tugs from MasterMover … As a result, roll cage-related accidents have been reduced to zero and a single…

  • 11/12/2011