The air bag is fastened onto a 2” X 12” select kiln-dried pressurized wood frame, (supplied unassembled by manufacturer) through brass plated grommets using galvanized wood screws. The bottom of the vertical seals to include brass plated grommets for venting of air and to assist in moisture drainage. The top of the unit shall be sloped to shed water down the sides. Each unit includes an externally mounted 1/2 HP, 115 V, 60/50 Hz, 1400 RPM motor/blower complete with a manual ON/OFF switch with neon pilot light and a galvanized steel protective hood.
Unit is inflated by turning switch on and deflates automatically when the motor/blower is turned off. Unit retraction assisted by means of a series of gravity roller brackets and internal counter weight system. Unit to be manufactured of exclusive 16 oz. vinyl “RipStop” fabric. Double stitched, high strength twisted 4 ply 100% polyester bonded thread UV treated used for sewing throughout. Unit shall be furnished with all necessary mounting hardware, galvanized to resist corrosion.
The series “R” rail shelter can be part of a totally automated dock loading system.