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DM Series Mechanical Dock Leveler

mechanical dock leveler
The "DM" Series mechan-
ical leveler is value engin-
eered to meet both appli-
cation and budget cons-
traints while maximizing
productivity, optimizing
efficiency and improving
safety. From superior
structural design to
unlimited operator features,
the "DM" Series mechanical
leveler is a wise investment.
Standard Features Include

• Four Sided Box Construction - Deck Assembly
• Multi-position Structural Steel Safety Legs
• Below Dock Endloading Control
• Extended Range, Heavy Duty Float/Hold-down
   Mechanism
• Yieldable Lip Plate
• CamControl™ Counter Balance Assembly
• Lip Drive™ Positive Lip Extension

• CleanSweep Frame™
• Lockout/Tagout Maintenance Strut
• Night Locks/Cross Traffic Support
• 3-wheel Fork Truck Protection (35k + CIR)
• Lip Supporting Service Strut
• Working Range Toe Guards
• Grease Fittings
• Two (2) B410-14 Laminated Bumpers

 
dock leveler CleanSweep™ Frame
• Provides clear access to area
   beneath platform.
• Allows easy removal of debris.
• Ideal for food distribution facility
   applications or where maintaining
   sanitary standards is important.
Structurally Superior
• Over 29" of direct rear hinge support - heaviest in the
   industry.
• Four sided box construction provides unmatched
   structural integrity.
• Deck construction is capacity dependent to insure your
   loading bridge matches the demands of the facility.
• Leveler lip and deck are constructed with high-strength
   55,000 lb. yield, safety treadplate.
• Deck support members are application dependent
Deck & Lip Maintenance Struts
• Permanently mounted, hinged main-
   tenance strut supports deck during    maintenance or inspection.
• Maintenance strut is lockout/tagout
   capable.
• Lip support strut permits independent
   support of lip.
Lip Drive™ Positive Lip Extension
Low Capacity - Roll form "C" channel
Medium Capacity - Structural "C" channel
Heavy Capacity - Structural "C" channel and "I" beam
• Lip Drive provides reliable lip
   extension activation.
• Lip Assist spring restricts the descent
   of the lip until walk down is performed.
• Gas filled shock meters the descent of
   the lip and is reliable in all climate
   conditions.
• Lip mechanism is completely yieldable.
• Close and consistent spacing of beams provide
   necessary support for 3-wheeled and 4-wheeled fork
   trucks.
Easy Release
• Finger tip release operation via unique
   lever design.
• Extended range float barrel with
   automatic release provides unlimited
   float capacity - and important
   consid eration for servicing air-ride
   suspension trailers.
CamControl™ Counter Balance Assembly
• Multiple spring counter balance.
• Precision lifting roller and metered cam provide superb
   balance and easy walk down of the ramp.

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PRICES FOR DM SERIES MECHANICAL DOCK LEVELER
Size Model No. 25,000 CAP 30,000 CAP 35,000 CAP 40,000 CAP 45,000 CAP 50,000 CAP
6' x 6'
DM-66
1485#
1520#
1625#
1645#
1745#
1765#
6' x 8'
DM-68
1775#
1810#
1915#
1935#
2035#
2055#
6' x 10'
DM-610
2075#
2110#
2215#
2235#
2335#
2355#
6.5' x 6'
DM-656
1665#
1700#
1805#
2510#
1925#
1945#
6.5' x 8'
DM-658
1910#
2025#
2130#
2150#
2250#
2270#
6.5' x 10'
DM-6510
2240#
2275#
2380#
2400#
2500#
2520#
7' x 6'
DM-76
1705#
1740#
1845#
1865#
1965#
1985#
7' x 8'
DM-78
2015#
2050#
2255#
2175#
2275#
2295#
7' x 10'
DM-710
2330#
2365#
2470#
2490#
2590#
2610#
Note: 24" pit depth is standard on all 10' long levelers.

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COMMON "DM" OPTIONS
Description Prices
Full Range Toe Guards
Rubber Weatherseal (Foam Rear)
Brush Weatherseal (Foam Rear)
Brush Weatherseal (Brush Rear)
3-Wheel Fork Truck Strapping
18" Lip
20" Lip
24" Pit Conversion (Factory installed)
PRICES FOR DM SERIES OPTIONS
Description Prices
Yellow Toe Guards
Yellow & Black Toe Guard Safety Type
Grease Fittings
Smooth Deck & Lip
Abrasive Finish on Deck & Lip (Includes Smooth Deck & Lip)
Abrasive Finish on Deck & Lip (On 4 Way Checker Plate)
Full Range Toeguards
Extended Lip Chamfer
Reduced Lip Crown (Range +6"-8")
3-Wheel Fork Truck Protection (Optional for 20k thru 35k)
CleanSweep Frame
No Charge
Rubber Weatherseal (Rear Foam)
Brush Weatherseal (Rear Foam)
Brush Weatherseal (Rear Brush)
24" Pit Conversion (blocked and elevated frame)
18" Lip
20" Lip
Foam Insulated Deck
Stainless Steel Hinge Pins (Front and rear)
Special Paint Requirements (Optional)
Consult us
Spray Metalized (Deck, Lip & Frame)
Gray Touch-up Spray Paint
Yellow Touch-up Spray Paint

PIT DETAIL FOR DM SERIES
Pit dimensional tolerances are ±1/8” in depth, width and squareness, -¼” +0 in length.
We assume no liability for deviations beyond this tolerance.
Optional Bumper Plates - in lieu of above
11” wide x 20” high (Qty 2)
11” wide x 24” high (Qty 2)
Other Bumper Embed ___________________ (Qty 2)
Pit Projection Guide for Decline Slope Driveways
Rise of
Driveway

Percentage

Of Grade =

Driveway
Length
NOTE: Projection of pit may require modifications to seals and shelters.
Coordinate with supplier if required.

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PRICES FOR DM SERIES STEEL EMBED ITEMS
Size 4 Piece Angle/2 Piece
Bumper Plates
Recommended
6 Piece Angle 3 Sided Rapid
Form Pit Kit
4 Sided Box
6' x 6'
Wt.
201#
204#
350#
430#
6' x 8'
Wt.
233#
236#
450#
530#
6' x 10'
Wt.
262#
265#
615#
695#
6' x 12'
Wt.
292#
295#
760#
840#
7' x 6'
Wt.
215#
218#
370#
450#
7' x 8'
Wt.
245#
248#
540#
620#
7' x 10'
Wt.
277#
280#
720#
800#
7' x 12'
Wt.
306#
309#
890#
970#

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Description Price
Hot Dip Galvanized Angles
Consult us
Two (2) 11 x 20 Bumper Plates in Lieu of Standard Height Plates
Two (2) 11 x 24 Bumper Plates in Lieu of Standard Height Plates
Restraint Embed
Bracket Pit Floor Plate
Bumper Mounting plate for 3 sided box
Rear Pit Spacers (Factory Install)
1" & 2"
3" & 4"
5" & 6"
7" & 8"
9" & 10"
Pit Conversions (pit depth)
1" - 4" (Pit From 19 1/2" - 23 1/2") Factory Installed
5" - 8"
9" - 12"
Free Standing Frame With Bumper Supports
6' Long
8' Long
10' Long
12' Long
Deep Pit Stands (Bumpers Excluded)
6' Long
8' Long
10' Long
12' Long
Run Off Guard
*Note may require additional Freight
Note:  For 6.5' use 7' price

Specifications
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: INSTALLATION:
All DM Series dock levelers incorporate the use of
mechanical components to raise and lower both the
platform and lip. Unit conforms to OSHA, U.S.
Department of Commerce Standard CS-202-56 and is
manufactured in compliance with the American National
Standard of Safety Performance and Testing of Dock
Leveling Devices (ANSI) MH 30.1.
Unit shipped completely assembled and ready for instal-
lation in performed concrete pit. Pit construction to be in
accordance with certified Systems, Inc. pit detail drawings.
Contact Systems, Inc. for current cost and nearest
distributor.
STANDARD OPERATIONAL FEATURES:
The DM Series Leveler is shipped completely assembled
and ready for use, once permanently installed in performed
pits. Leveler to be operated by pulling and holding ring at
rear of ramp; unit will raise and lip will extend and hold.
No manual lifting is required. Unit is powered by extension
springs and guided by CamControl™ counter balance
assembly. Operator to walk ramp down to truck bed.
Hold-down and Float mechanism will hold ramp in place
and will float with trailer movement. To store leveler while
truck is in place, feather the release chain until lip folds
and is clear of truck, then walk ramp down into lip
keepers. Service range is from 12" above to 12" below
dock level. Lip keepers are welded to frame and members
providing nighttime security and cross-traffic support.
Maintenance prop with “Lockout Tagout” capability is
provided as standard. Factory finish includes rust inhibitive
prime coat industrial grade finish. Special coating and
colors are optional. Each DM Series leveler is shipped
with two (2) 4 ½” thick x 10” high x 14” wide laminated
bumpers as standard.
CONSTRUCTION:
The platform is constructed of ¼” thick 4-way high tensile
50,000 minimum yield A572 steel safety treadplate.
Platform is reinforced and supported by full-length roll
formed “C” channels, structural “C” channels and/or “I”
beams. Front and rear header plate is of either ½” x 7”
or ½” x 8” hot rolled steel. DM Series lips are
made of 4-way safety treadplate, the 20,000 and 25,000 lb
Comparative Industry Rating (CIR) are 1/2” thick, the
30,000, 35,000 and 40,000 lb CIR are 5/8” thick, and
the 45,000 and 50,000 lb CIR are 3/4” thick. Hinge tubes
are 1 3/4” OD x 5/16” wall, 1 7/8” x 3/8” wall, or 2 1/8”
x ½” wall, depending upon CIR. All lip hinge pins are 1”
M1044 steel. Steel lip gusset are standard on 50,000 LB
CIR models. Steel header gussets are standard on all
models 35,000 LB CIR and above. All platforms are
designed to compensate for up to 4” of canted truck beds.
WARRANTY:
All DM Series models feature a full one (1) year base
warranty on all structural and mechanical parts, including
freight and labor charges. Warrants all components to
be free of defects in materials and workmanship, under
normal use, during the warranty period. This base
warranty period begins upon the completion of installation
or the sixtieth (60th) day after shipment, whichever is
earlier. Additional warranty extensions may be available
upon approved submittal of application information.

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