TKO® is Building Sustainability and Profitability into the Loading Dock
Sustainability and profitability are some of the most talked about topics in the material handling industry today. And certainly a main area for concern in the warehouse loading dock area is overhead dock door damage resulting from fork truck impact and even high winds. This is especially a concern for facilities located along the coastline and even in some inland areas where they have to be concerned with hurricane force winds and tropical storms. However, even in these hazardous conditions, TKO® Dock doors are providing increased protection again facility and product damage that can have a negative impact on your bottom line.
Protection against these tough conditions on the warehouse begins with the TKO CruiserWeight Door. The CruiserWeight™ Door has a reputation of being one of the most rugged dock doors in the industry, since being introduced in the mid 1990’s. On a daily basis, the CruiserWeight wards off the most abusive fork truck impacts and weather to door panels and tracks and carries industry leading warranties. In addition to creating a door that can withstand common impacts inside the building, TKO engineers went a step further to design, test and receive approval on the Wind Load Package.
As a result of the door’s rugged design and rigorous testing, the TKO CruiserWeight with Wind Load Package is the only Sectional Knockout Door approved for high wind load environments, providing facilities in hurricane susceptible locations with a safe and durable solution for loading dock doors. Able to withstand pressures of +52 and -67.5 pounds per square foot, the TKO Wind Load door has received Florida Building Code Approval #FL13014 as well as the industry’s first Notice of Approval, NOA #11-0513.04 Miami-Dade County, Florida, September 15, 2016 for sectional doors, including the High Velocity Hurricane Zone rating. The awarding agency, Miami Dade County’s Building and Neighborhood Compliance Division is known for creating the most stringent building codes and approval tests in the country.
For more information about these best-in-class loading dock solutions and how the TKO CruiserWeight Door with Wind Load Package can help protect your assets and bottom line, visit http://goo.gl/Yqfbj.