GS Series

DESIGNED FOR DOOR OPENINGS UP TO 12 FT WIDE X 12 FT HIGH

NOVA GS Series Dock Shelter—engineered for use with swing-door trailers, the GS Dock Shelter seals the air and light gaps through door hinges while still allowing full access into the trailer.  Provides maximum dock protection while minimizing pressure on the building wall. Utilizing foam side pads in its construction, it is capable of compressing and bending out of the way of a truck which fails to properly align with the doorway, preventing costly repairs.

  • Rugged EPDM rubber components effectively block air and light gaps around trailer door hinges while having incredible wear and weather resistance
  • Cover material and wear pleats are top-grade fabrics providing superior performance and maximum durability
  • Impactable side pad strucuture protects unit from damage against off-center trailers
  • High-density polyurethane foam
  • Select grade pressure-treated, kiln-dried wood framing
  • Raked header with translucent fiberglass top
  • Flexible fiberglass stays add stiffness to shelter face curtains
  • Aluminum angle face edging on head frame
  • Detachable side curtains and draft pads use Velcro® for easy removal and are re-attachable within minutes for routine maintenance
  • Heavy-duty galvanized mounting hardware
  • 15-inch yellow guide stripe standard
  • Wind straps on head curtain keep the head curtain from being blown out of position
  • All sew lines are locked stitched

OPERATION

Dock shelters can significantly improve the energy efficiency and environment control of buildings, reducing costs.  They provide an effective barrier against the elements, keeping loading docks safe and efficient.

Dock shelters provide a positive seal between internal and external environments.  They prevent the passage of dust, insects, exhaust fumes and other airborne particulate matter while the loading dock is in use.

STRUCTURAL

NOVA’s GS Series dock shelter side pads are constructed from high density polyurethane foam for impressive resilience to damage, with solid wood backings and head frame.  Dock Shelters are constructed from high density polyurethane foam and solid wood.  Cover material and wear pleats are top-grade fabrics providing superior performance and maximum durability.

SAFETY FEATURES

Dock shelters help avoid safety and productivity problems associated with unprotected openings, such as:

  • Employee discomfort
  • Energy loss
  • Theft or security concerns
  • Product damage or contamination
  • Insect infiltration
  • Slippery or dangerous dock conditions

OPTIONS

  • Full-height yellow guide stripes
  • Shelter projection—20″ standard, customizable to any projection
  • 2″ foam front head curtain
  • Pull rope system
  • Hook and loop splits on head curtain
  • Head curtain drop over 54″
  • Frame cut-outs for obstructions
  • Common member units
  • Ground level units
  • Clear roof panels for extra lighting
  • Chain weighted head curtain
  • Spring steel stays
  • Tapered units for inclined/declined approaches