NVTL Vertical Dock Leveler with TELESCOPING-LIP™

The NORDOCK® NVTL model TELESCOPING-LIP™ provides the utmost in energy efficiency, safety, cleanliness, warehouse security, reliability, functionality and unparalleled performance.
Exclusive Environmental & Security Pit Seal Protection Optional Integrated Control System Optional AR-10K Restraint


Introducing the evolution of loading dock climate control, and the ultimate end load solution.


The COLDSTORAGE™ Series of vertical and horizontal dock levelers are ideal for facilities that require strict climate control or where security is of primary concern.
Designed to store behind a loading docks insulated doors, the COLDSTORAGE™ Series of dock levelers allow the overhead dock doors to fully close down to the pit floor, creating an optimum seal for effective environmental control, cleanliness and warehouse security.
For the first time ever, a vertical storing dock leveler no longer uses a rotating lip.
The NVTL vertical storing dock leveler with patent pending TELESCOPING-LIP™ eliminates time-consuming issues with end loads, forever.
Traditional rotating-lips extend outwards as the leveler is deployed, risking damage to loads positioned to close to the rear of the trailer.
The NVTL's telescoping function allows precise lip extension control for infinite access to end loads, completely avoiding any and all damage to cargo.

BUMPER-TO-BUMPER™ barrier - the first true pit seal

Accessing end loads with a rotating-lip regularly involves dropping the lip beyond its lip keepers, causing potential damage to an existing vehicle restraint and/or dock seal.
By removing the front hinge and rotating-lip, the telescoping NVTL avoids all interference with the vehicle restraint and allows NORDOCK® to effectively seal the 4th side of the dock pit with the exclusive BUMPER-TO-BUMPER™ barrier, creating the first true pit seal.
Reliable, functional with unparalleled performance, the COLDSTORAGE™ Series NVTL comes in load capacities of 30,000, 40,000 or 50,000 lbs., deck sizes of 7'x6' and 7'x8' and a standard lip projection of 15" beyond a 4" bumper.

NVTL Features & Benefits

  • Superior environmental, energy and security control
  • Patent pending TELESCOPING-LIP™ eliminates end load 
    issues with precise lip extension control
  • Exclusive BUMPER-TO-BUMPER™ pit seal protector included
  • 20" high laminated dock bumpers included
  • Eliminates all interference with wall mounted vehicle restraint
  • Deck and lip sensor replace failure prone mechanical limit switches
  • No front hinge and rotating-lip increases product lifespan
  • Heavy-duty cylinders with non adjustable velocity fuse
  • Continuous stainless steel rear hinge rod with 20-year warranty
  • Standard load capacities of 30,000, 40,000 and 50,000 lbs.
  • NEMA 12 dust tight control panel
  • Constant power-up, power-down deck functions
  • Protects overhead door from impact
  • Over-center vertical storing position
  • Run-off guard protection on deck
  • Easy to install, simple to operate

 NVTL Options & Accessories

  • LOGI-SMART® integrated control system
  • IMPACT™ Series Steel Spring & Steel Face Dock Bumpers
  • SMART-HOOK® & TRUCK-LOCK® vehicle restraints
  • Seals and shelters

Short Form Specs

Add a capacity of 30,000, 40,000 or 50,000 lbs. as required.
Example: NVTL-76-40. Special sizes available upon request.


The NVTL model TELESCOPING-LIP™ dock leveler provides the utmost in energy efficiency, safety, cleanliness and warehouse security.
User-friendly operation, superior strength and a diverse selection of product features and accessories ensure the NVTL provides reliability, functionality and unparalleled performance.
Equipped with exceptional safety and performance standards, load capacity ratings of 30,000, 40,000 or 50,000 lbs. and deck sizes of 7' x 6' and 7' x 8', the NVTL is built to exceed all expectations.


The operator raises and lowers the ramp with constant control of the push buttons.
The lip can be extended and retracted at any time for quick cycle and infinite end load access.
The standard lip extension projects 15" beyond a 4" bumper.
For additional safety the ramp is stored over-center in its vertical position.
Deck maintenance support with lockout provided for improved safety and convenience.


The platform is a unitized welded structure with continuous welds at the beam, header plate and lugs for maximum strength.
Beams are welded to the deck plate on both sides in a superior 33% weld pattern along their full length.
The deck plate, lip plate, beam sections and lugs are constructed of minimum 55,000-PSI yield material.
The continuous rear hinge with stainless steel rod provides 4" side-to-side tilt with no pinch point and comes factory coated with anti-seize lubricant.
High visibility 4" high side run-off guards are welded to each side of the ramp assembly.


External wall or stand-mounted totally enclosed non-ventilated 1 HP power unit available in all voltages.
NEMA 12 dust tight control panel with motor starter, push button controls, emergency stop and operator instructions on hinged cover.


Hydraulic cylinders are a heavy-duty design with polished chrome rods, guide bearings and high-pressure seals. The hydraulic hoses are SAE 100R2 with permanent fittings attached.

System Integration

Various equipment integration systems are available to provide a safe sequence of operation.
The dock leveler, door, vehicle restraint, air seal and communication lights should all be integrated to ensure an optimum safety system.


NORDOCK® guarantees the COLDSTORAGE™ Series hydraulic dock levelers will perform as described and to the full satisfaction of the purchaser for one-year from date of receipt.
In addition, under specified guidelines a 10-year structural and 20-year hinge warranty are included.
Consult your NORDOCK® representative for assistance in choosing the correct capacity and options for your application.

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