A vital component of inside/outside loading docks. Manual, overhead sectional doors or roller doors are common, with sectional doors offering a smoother, quieter operation. Sectional Doors are also insulated and thicker, adding extra strength.
NOTE: Always install door track protectors to protect the door tracks.
Common dock door dimensions are 8’0″ in width with 8 ft, 9 ft or 10 ft heights. Consider extending the door 13 ft to 14 ft above the driveway and a minimum of 8’6″ wide if full access to the truck’s interior is required.
The type of trucks being serviced, the sealing system, and environmental considerations should determine the door dimensions.