SS Series

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

NOVA SS Series Soft Sided Dock Shelter—provides maximum dock protection and full access to trailers while minimizing pressure on the building wall.  The SS Dock Shelter has soft foam sides for added flexibility and is able to compress and bend out of the way of a truck that approaches the doorway off-center or misaligns with the dock.  It is designed to be pliable to prevent damage, downtime and costly repairs.

  • Cover material and wear pleats are top-grade fabrics providing superior performance and maximum durability
  • Flexible side pad structure protects the unit against damage from off-center trailers
  • High-density polyurethane foam provides long life and excellent resiliency characteristics
  • Frame is made from pressure-treated, kiln-dried wood
  • Raked header with translucent fiberglass top provides natural light, permits water drainage, and provides snow load support
  • Face curtains have fiberglass stays for added rigidity
  • 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″  yellow guide stripe standard
  • Wind straps on the head curtain keep it from being blown out of position
  • All sew lines are lock-stitched utilizing heavy bonded polyester multifilament thread with UV protectant for extended life

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 dock dry, 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 contaminates while the loading dock is in use.

STRUCTURAL

NOVA’s SS 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
  • Customizable height, projection and head frame
  • 2″ foam-filled front head curtain
  • Pull rope system for head curtain
  • Hook-and-loop splits on head curtain
  • Frame cut-outs for obstructions
  • Common member units
  • Ground level units
  • Chain-weighted head curtain
  • Spring steel stays