Dock Seals | Reno / Sparks, NV

dock seals

Raymond West supplies loading dock seals in Reno / Sparks, NV.

We are backed by one of the largest service and parts operations in Nevada.

Call us today at 775-356-8383

If you're in the market for dock seals, Raymond West distributes a range of options for almost any application.

Dock seals can assist in maintaining a controlled atmosphere on your loading dock and shield shipments from weather as they move in and out of your building.

Are dock seals really necessary? Consider the following advantages:

  • Energy preservation: Dock seals can generate a rapid return on investment by lowering your facility's energy expenses.
  • Safety: damp concrete is slippery and hazardous. Defending your dock against the elements makes it a safer workplace.
  • Comfort: no one enjoys working in extreme weather like rain or snow. The comfort, morale, and productivity of your employees will improve if your doors are sealed.
  • Cargo protection: Seals keep rodents and other pests away from your facility while defending it against the elements.
  • Building security: Seals help keep thieves, vandals and vagrants out of your warehouse.
  • Temporary storage: trailers at your dock can provide temporary, secure, temperature-controlled expansions your facility.


Dock Seals Come in a Variety of Different Designs

Dock seals are typically fabric-covered foam panels that are fastened to the outside of your loading dock door surrounds. When a trailer is backed up, the foam compresses, making a tight seal that keeps the weather out. Seals are usually applied to smaller door openings, and they can mitigate air flow on your loading dock with up to 90% efficiency.

Fixed Head Dock Seal: A foam-filled side and head pad are used in this kind of dock seal. For applications with consistent truck heights and conventional dock requirements, it's among the most common and effective dock seals.

Head Curtain Dock Seal: This type of dock seal is employed when your warehouse has highly variable truck heights and opening heights. It has foam-filled side pads. Most of these types of seals use either a stationary or adjustable head curtain. Foam-filled curtains are also available, which can help to better seal the trailer and improve its energy efficiency.

Adjustable Head Pad: Frequently seen in the past, this kind of seal has fallen out of favor due to advances in seal technology. This seal, which functions similarly to a "Head Curtain," is ideal for variable trailer heights and door sizes.

L-Shaped Dock Seal: This seal has "L" shaped side pads, as the name implies. The seal's design and increased overhang make it perfect for bigger door dimensions. The design and protrusion are engineered to seal the trailer's sides instead of the back. This enables enhanced entry and exit to the trailer's rear. A "curtain" or "fixed head" header is used on this kind of seal.

Inflatable Seal: When a truck arrives at a bay door, the inflatable seal enlarges with the help of an air pump. These seals are typically part of an interlock system with the door and/or dock leveler, and will only inflate once the leveler and door are in the appropriate positions. Inflatable seals come in a variety of configurations and dimensions.

Dock Seals Near Me

To get more information on dock seal options suitable for your Nevada warehouse, contact a loading dock equipment expert at Raymond West today!

Raymond's Reno / Sparks service operation includes all of Western Nevada, including Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Incline Village, Virginia City, Indian Hills, Johnson Lane, Fernley, Fallon, Dayton, Silver Springs, Spanish Springs, Yerington, Genoa and Zephyr Cove.

Raymond West | Reno / Sparks Material Handling Equipment Supplier

975 Terminal Way
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 356-8383


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