Tommy Gate has announced the release of an all-new 3,000-lb-capacity, high-cycle railgate for stake and van bodies. An extension of Tommy Gate's product line of railgates, this new lift is the first the firm has produced at the 3,000-lb-capacity level.

Tommy Gate's engineers designed this railgate for applications performing high numbers of lifting cycles during daily use. These “high-cycle” requirements have called for the inclusion of quality components such as machined steel rollers, dual-sealed ball bearings, hardenedsteel pulleys, and composite bushings. Incorporating these materials has created a steadier lifting action and reduced maintenance.

The rail is being offered with these standard features:

  • Class-exclusive safety trip bar provides additional operator protection.

  • Self-close and auto-open cam arm creates hands-free platform open and closure.

  • Steel rollers ensure consistency of motion.

  • 12-inch platform taper eases transition from ground to platform.

  • Three-light, incandescent light kit is included.

More than three years of design, development, and testing has been completed on the project, including 14 months of intensive field testing.

Visit www.tommygate.com for more information.
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