Tuckunder Series Liftgate

Woodbine Manufacturing Company, producer of Tommy Gate hydraulic lifts, has announced the availability of a brand-new Tuckunder Series liftgate (TKT) for flatbed, stake, and van bodies.

TKT Models, the first Tuckunder-style liftgates ever produced by Tommy Gate, incorporate what’s claimed to be a state-of-the-art, wide-arm, dual-cylinder design along with numerous installation, operation, and service features to maximize both operator and upfitter convenience.

TKT Models are initially being offered with self-leveling, wedge-style platforms (either extruded aluminum or steel treadplate), lifting capacities of 2500 or 3000 lb, and bed extensions fitting either 96- or 102-inch-wide bodies.

Standard features include hydraulic power-down to provide quick, consistent platform deployment; an under-ride impact guard; 24-in. rubber dock bumpers to protect the bed extension a snubber kit to secure the stored platform; and low-profile, fixed toggle control (with five minute inactivity shut off).

Rolf Lockwood is editor emeritus of Today's Trucking and a regular contributor to Trucknews.com.

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