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Which type of dock leveler is right for you?

The dock leveler serves as a bridge between the trailer and the storage warehouse within a loading dock. This device generally fills the difference in height between the two compartments and facilitates the transfer of goods. It also ensures the safety of personnel and vehicles such as forklifts throughout the operation. There are several types and models of docks on the market. Discover the criteria you must take into account to make your choice. The criteria to take into account...

Usefulness of the preventive maintenance program for your loading docks

Loading docks must be checked, adjusted, maintained and repaired regularly in order to preserve them and guarantee their proper functioning. It is recommended to entrust these tasks to qualified professionals for a lasting result that meets your security needs. Canado-Nacan Équipements puts experienced technicians specially trained in the field at your service. What is a loading dock? A loading dock is a place within a warehouse or industrial building where goods are loaded and unloaded. Thus, it is specially equipped to...

Loading Dock Safety: Which Vehicle Restraint is Right for You?

The slightest negligence in terms of safety at the level of a loading dock can lead to serious human and material damage. It is therefore essential to use effective, resistant and good quality safety devices when loading or unloading goods. Let's look specifically at vehicle restraint systems, which are primarily intended to immobilize trailers on docks. The different types of vehicle restraint systems At Canado Nacan Equipment, we provide you with several types of vehicle restraint systems. Vertical restraint barriers or VBR Vertical...

A systematic approach for your loading docks: Accident prevention

Loading docks are often busy and sometimes can be a dangerous place. Most of the time in this type of environment you have trucks and trailers driving in and out of the dock and employees working around it. These activities could cause incidents if appropriate equipment, systems and procedures are not in place. Having a systematic safety strategy in place can help reduce the potential for hazardous conditions and accidents onsite. Devising a systematic approach that incorporates automatic vehicle restraints, vertical dock...

Zoneworks Industrial Curtain Walls…that can do it all!

Rite-Hite's Zoneworks Curtain Walls are a simpler, less expensive, easy to install and convenient alternative to building a permanent wall, whatever your room separation or environmental control needs are. Find out everything you need to know about these walls below! Possible uses for Rite-Hite Zoneworks Curtain Walls Zoneworks Industrial Curtain Walls can do just about anything. Find out the details. A temperature separation Industrial curtain walls make it possible to create several different temperature zones within a building without having to construct a...

Safety barriers: pedestrian safety in industrial installations

An industrial zone is a place where workers and machines have to circulate frequently throughout the day. The risks of accidents are particularly high there and it is important to install safety devices, especially for pedestrians. Find out what Canado Nacan Equipments has to offer in this category. Why install pedestrian safety barriers? Machines such as forklifts or trucks in loading docks have blind spots. In other words, the driver is unable to see nearby people and obstacles from a certain...

Snow removal systems or Scraper Systems are now part of the Rite-Hite family.

The Rite-Hite network recently acquired Quintin Machinery, which manufactures the Scraper Systems snow removal system and specializes in manufacturing convenient snow removal systems for trucks and buses. As the exclusive distributor of Rite-Hite products in Quebec, Canado Nacan Equipements offers these equipments in its catalog. What should I know about these devices? Why do you have to remove snow from the roof of a truck or bus? Snow removal from the roof of a truck or bus ensures the safety of...

Are your industrial warehouse doors energy efficient?

The main function of an industrial high speed door is to act as a barrier. It can be installed on the facade or even inside a bonded warehouse or factory. In addition, it is generally wide enough to allow the passage of vehicles in complete safety. How does it differ from classic openings? What is the use of an industrial door? Industrial doors protect from damage, save energy and help separate processes for optimum productivity within a factory or warehouse. In...

Truck snow removal systems

Snow removal from the roofs of trucks and trailers is mandatory in order to ensure road safety and to keep the vehicle in good condition. To do this, there are now fast and efficient automatic systems, which therefore do not require human intervention and are less expensive. Let's check them out. Why do you have to remove snow from the roofs of trucks, trailers and buses? Snow removal from the roof of heavy vehicles is above all a question of safety. 1-...

Discover our custom and configurable industrial curtains

The construction of a permanent wall within an industrial or commercial zone is sometimes very expensive and involves the interruption of at least part of the activities, which could negatively affect productivity and turnover. Moreover, this solution seems impractical, especially for temporary separations or when space needs to be enlarged. This is the reason why we recommend you to go for industrial walls / curtains. What is the use of an industrial curtain wall / curtain? An industrial wall...

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