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Dock Seals and Shelters

PRODUCT FEATURES & BENEFITS

At NOVA, our expert production team combines pride in workmanship with superior design and select grade raw materials to manufacture products of optimal quality. We offer a wide variety of seals and shelters to fit your facility’s needs for vehicle type, door size, dock height, driveway grade, dock traffic and weather conditions. NOVA works with our nationwide network of dealers to ensure that you receive the model most suited to your needs — custom fit to your loading dock.

Maximum Energy Savings:

  • Weather tight enclosures
  • Head curtain models available for extra protection from the elements

Exceptional Versatility:

  • Models are available to accommodate any kind of truck
  • Wide choice of fabric type, weight and color

Extremely Cost Effective:

  • Energy savings
  • Safety and productivity
  • Freight protection
  • Security
  • Storage

Robust Performance & Durability:

  • Rugged construction designed to withstand heavy traffic
  • Cover material and wear pleats are top grade fabrics providing superior performance and weather resistance
  • NOVA’s MAX-1000™ heavy-duty polyester-based fabric provides the best abrasion resistance, tear strength and service life of comparable fabrics at a more competitive price
  • High density urethane foam provides long life and excellent resiliency characteristics
  • Select grade pressure treated kiln dried lumber
  • Shelters include steel support bumpers
  • Heavy-duty galvanized mounting hardware
  • Seals feature brass grommets with spur washers for venting
  • Velcro® brand fasteners
  • All sew lines are backtacked with locked stitching
  • Heavy bonded polyester multifilament thread with UV protectant

APPLICATIONS

FP (Foam Pad) & FPH (Foam Pad with Hood) Dock Seals:

  • Connects back end of trailers
  • Best uniform seal possible
  • Most economical
  • Least prone to damage
  • Typical Door Size (w x h)
    • FP — Up to 9' wide x 9' high
    • FPH — Up to 9' wide x 12' high
  • Typical users
  • Refrigerated food plants and warehouses
  • Retail stores (for pilferage control)
  • USDA/FDA insect control facilities
  • Manufacturing plants with negative air pressure

RF (Rigid Frame) Dock Shelters:

  • Connects sides and top of trailers
  • Full access to back of trailers
  • Fits wide range of door sizes
  • Accepts most truck/trailer configurations
  • Can be used with all standard door sizes as well as oversize 12' x 12'
  • Typical users
    • Beverage — double wide pallet loading/unloading
    • Paper products — full trailer loads
    • Commercial warehouses
    • Distribution centers

FPU & FPHU Dock Seals:

  • Connects sides and top of trailers
  • Full access to back of trailers
  • Fits wide range of door sizes
  • Accepts most truck/trailer configurations
  • Typical Door Size (w x h)
    • FPU — Widths up to 10' x 9' height
    • FPHU — Widths up to 10' x 12' or higher
  • Typical users
    • Beverage — double wide pallet loading/unloading
    • Paper products — full trailer loads
    • Commercial warehouses
    • Distribution centers

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