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Safer docking with Hörmann UK

Safer docking with Hörmann UK

Hörmann UK, Europe’s leading door provider has once more positioned itself at the forefront of industry developments with the unveiling of its new DAP electronic docking assistance technology. The system has been designed to speed up the docking process, while protecting drivers and warehouse operators from injury at the same time.

With LED warning lights, the docking aid assists drivers when approaching the loading bay, allowing vehicles to dock safely and quickly.

Placed on a mounting arm on the sides of the loading point, the photocells in the the system are positioned to alter the LED signals form green to yellow when the vehicle reaches the switching range of the first photocell.  The colour will change from yellow to red when the second photocell is reached. If only one photocell is used, the colour will switch directly from green to red. The light will only change to a green signal once the door of the vehicle has closed after loading or a connected wheel block has been removed and the driver has permission to exit the bay.

The DAP docking support system operates in the temperature range of -20°C to +60°C and can be connected to Hörmann’s DAS-3 inflatable dock seal, which can be automatically activated and deactivated during loading or unloading.

To view Hörmann UK’s complete offering for the industrial sector, visit https://www.hormann.co.uk/industry-commerce-and-public-authorities or call 01530 513000.

For further information on Hörmann UK’s range of products, contact Henrietta Painter or Katy Peacock at HROC LTD on 0121 454 9707 or email hormann@hroc.co.uk.

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