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Aluminium Hinged Bridge Plates 500kg to 4000kg cap

£889.36 (INCL. VAT)

Key Features

  • Bridge dock plates are manufactured from high tensile aluminium alloy plate and crowned with safety tread finish and 75mm guidelines painted on their edges
  • The hinge rail (HRCF-1) is required for use with a bridge plate, the plate hinges from the edge of the dock and acts like a drawbridge, a single hinge rail will accommodate one or more bridge plates, which can be slid sideways into position as required
  • We recommend that our TWB-1018-6 dock bumper is used to protect the hinge rail. Other dock bumpers are suitable as long as they are at least 150mm deep
  • Plates can be stored either lowered against dock face, or vertically (locking clamp is provided to prevent plate from falling forward when stored in a vertical position)
  • Other sizes and capacities are available including specially manufactured bridge plates to match your requirements.

Locate bridge plates into a hinge rail fixed to the loading dock for easy storage and quick deployment

Aluminium hinged bridge plates are used to bridge a gap or height difference between a vehicle and a loading bay. The plates make loading and unloading from the rear of a vehicle or from a loading bay easier and faster.

Hinged bridge plates are fixed to the loading dock by a hinge rail (HRCF-1) and act rather like a drawbridge, lowering when required to lay flat over a gap or height difference between a vehicle and the loading bay. Depending on the length of the hinge rail, one or more hinged plates can be fitted and slid sideways into whatever position is required.The smallest standard bridge plate dimensions are 1,524mm wide x 510mm long, while the largest standard plate is 1,220mm wide x 1,280mm long.

It is recommended that these hinged bridge plates are protected from knocks by purchasing and fitting the dock bumper ref. TWB-1018-6. Other dock bumpers are also available, but they need to measure at least 150mm in depth to be suitable. The hinged bridge plates are designed to be stored vertically, using the locking clamp provided or lowered against the dock face.

Standard size hinged bridge plates are listed above. However, it is possible to have them custom made to suit an individual customer’s specifications.

Shipping and delivery

We are proud to offer international shipping services that currently operate in over 200 countries and islands worldwide. Nothing means more to us than bringing our customers great value and service. We will continue to grow to meet the needs of all our customers, delivering a service beyond all expectation anywhere in the world.

How do you ship packages?

Packages from our warehouse in China will be shipped by ePacket or EMS depending on the weight and size of the product. Packages shipped from our US warehouse are shipped through USPS.

Do you ship worldwide?

Yes. We provide free shipping to over 200 countries around the world. However, there are some locations we are unable to ship to. If you happen to be located in one of those countries we will contact you.

What about customs?

We are not responsible for any custom fees once the items have shipped. By purchasing our products, you consent that one or more packages may be shipped to you and may get custom fees when they arrive to your country.

How long does shipping take?

Shipping time varies by location. These are our estimates:

Location *Estimated Shipping Time
United States 10-30 Business days
Canada, Europe 10-30 Business days
Australia, New Zealand 10-30 Business days
Central & South America 15-30 Business days
Asia 10-20 Business days
Africa 15-45 Business days
*This doesn’t include our 2-5 day processing time.

Do you provide tracking information?

Yes, you will receive an email once your order ships that contains your tracking information. If you haven’t received tracking info within 5 days, please contact us.

My tracking says "no information available at the moment".

For some shipping companies, it takes 2-5 business days for the tracking information to update on the system. If your order was placed more than 5 business days ago and there is still no information on your tracking number, please contact us.

Will my items be sent in one package?

For logistical reasons, items in the same purchase will sometimes be sent in separate packages, even if you have specified combined shipping.

If you have any other questions, please contact us and we will do our best to help you out.

Refunds & returns policy

Order cancellation

All orders can be cancelled until they are shipped. If your order has been paid and you need to make a change or cancel an order, you must contact us within 12 hours. Once the packaging and shipping process has started, it can no longer be cancelled.


Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. Therefore, you can request a refund or reshipment for ordered products if:

  • You do not receive them within the guaranteed time (45 days not including 2-5 day processing)
  • You receive the wrong item
  • You do not want the product you have received (but you must return the item at your expense and the item must be unused)

We do not issue the refund if:

  • Your order does not arrive due to factors within your control (e.g. providing the wrong shipping address)
  • Your order does not arrive due to exceptional circumstances outside our control (e.g. not cleared by customs, delayed by a natural disaster)
  • Other exceptional circumstances outside the control of

*You can submit refund requests within 15 days after the guaranteed period for delivery (45 days) has expired. You can do it by sending a message on page.

If you are approved for a refund, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within 14 days.


If for any reason you would like to exchange your product, perhaps for a different size in clothing. You must contact us first and we will guide you through the steps.

Please do not send your purchase back to us unless we authorise you to do so.

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