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Sizing Guide

Height Differential

Heighest Truck Height = T

The standard height for trailers is 55". You can use this figure as a reference point for standard trailer height. On refrigerated or container trailers, the standard height is 59".

T is the measurement from the ground to the bed of the trailer.

Dock Height = D

The dock height is calculated by measuring the distance from the ground to the top of the dock.

Height Differential (Maximum) = H

Truck Height(T) - Dock Height(D) = Height Differential (H)

 
Dockboard Length Chart

Height

Differential

Dockplate Length
Dockboard Length
Pallet Jack
Propane Forklift
Electric Forklift
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Dockboard Width Sizing Chart
Pallet Jacks
Forklifts
When choosing your dockboard width, make sure you choose a size that is at least 6" wider than your widest load. When choosing your dockboard width, make sure you choose a size that is at least 6" wider than the wheel base of your forklift.
Standard pallet size is 48"

 

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