Railgate Series: Bi-Fold

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Flatbed and Van - Railgate Series: Bi-Fold

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Bi-Fold Railgate Models

The most versatile, dependable liftgates ever seen in a loading bay, Bi-Fold, High-Cycle models support large steel platforms and high lifting capacities while still remaining completely dock-compatible. The platform drop-down function allows work vehicles to load and unload in any manner at any location.

Liftgate Capacity
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2500 & 3000 lbs.

Rail Style
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Steel Rollers

Hydraulic System
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Single-Cylinder

Railgate Series: Bi-Fold Features

  • High-Cycle durability
  • Low-profile, fixed toggle control
  • Self-close system
  • Above-bed travel option available
  • Dock compatible
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Drop-away Position

In the drop-away position, Bi-Fold Railgate platforms rest at bed height, allowing seamless dock compatibility.

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Low-profile Control

The Low-Profile Control, a standard feature on all High-Cycle Railgates, includes an inactivity shut-off to guard against unauthorized use.

  Models for 96" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
89-25 BF TP60 2500 83  x  60 13 34-54 1320 B
89-25 BF TP70 2500 83  x  70 13 38-54 1378 B
89-30 BF TP60 3000 83  x  60 13 34-54 1320 B
89-30 BF TP70 3000 83  x  70 13 38-54 1378 B

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  1. Minimum bed height range is laden. Maximum bed height range is unladen
  2. Standard, aluminum retention ramp serves as 13-inch, folding platform taper on Bi-Fold Railgate models. 

  Models for 102" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
95-25 BF TP60 2500 89  x  60 13 34-54 1362 A
95-25 BF TP70 2500 89  x  70 13 38-54 1420 A
95-30 BF TP60 3000 89  x  60 13 34-54 1362 A
95-30 BF TP70 3000 89  x  70 13 38-54 1420 A

= Guaranteed Stock Model. Learn More.

  1. Minimum bed height range is laden. Maximum bed height range is unladen
  2. Standard, aluminum retention ramp serves as 13-inch, folding platform taper on Bi-Fold Railgate models. 

  Applications & Brackets - Flatbed and Van

Code Body Style
A 102" Wide Bodies
B 96" Wide Bodies

 Available Platforms

TP60 Two-piece Steel Treadplate w/ 30" base and 30” foldout + 13" tapered, aluminum retention ramp

Railgate Series: Bi-Fold TP60 Open Railgate Series: Bi-Fold TP60 Closed

TP70 Two-piece Steel Treadplate w/ 35” base and 35” foldout + 13” tapered, aluminum retention ramp

Railgate Series: Bi-Fold TP70 Open Railgate Series: Bi-Fold TP70 Closed

  Standard Features

Low-profile, Fixed Toggle Control Image
Low-profile, Fixed Toggle Control

a low-profile control with five-minute inactivity shut-off

Recessed Light Kit Image
Recessed Light Kit

3-light kit (two red, one white each side)

Rubber Platform Bumpers Image
Rubber Platform Bumpers

set of four or six, depending on platform

Safety Trip Bar Image
Safety Trip Bar

disengages the lift when an object is detected between the rising platform and the liftgate mainframe

Self-close System Image
Self-close System

cam-arm system opens/closes the platform automatically

Steel Rollers Image
Steel Rollers

travel vertically within the rail track

Aluminum, Retention Ramp Image
Aluminum, Retention Ramp

13-inch taper acts as both loading taper and cart retention stop

  Available Options

Recessed LED Light Kit Image
Recessed LED Light Kit

3-light kit (two red, one white each side)

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Dual Controls

low-profile, fixed control + remote pendant control

Above-bed Travel Image
Above-bed Travel

allows platform to travel above truck bed-height for dock loading

Auxiliary Battery Box Image
Auxiliary Battery Box

provides adequate power on longer straight truck and trailer applications

In-cab, Shut-off Switch Image
In-cab, Shut-off Switch

enables power to be disabled from within the truck cab

Documents

  Railgate Series: Bi-Fold

Document Name Size Download
Railgate Series - Bi-Fold, High-Cycle Owner's Manual 6728kb
Flatbed/Van - Railgate Series - Bi-Fold, High-Cycle Dimensions 264kb
Estimated Installation Times 452kb
2500 & 3000lb-Capacity Railgate Installation Instructions 4312kb
Auxiliary Battery Box Option 1347kb
Auxiliary Battery Box Selection Guide 3098kb
Auxiliary Battery Box Instructions 3790kb
Auxiliary Battery Box (Charge Line) Instructions 850kb
In-cab Cut-off Switch Instructions 595kb
Railgate Series - Bi-Fold, High-Cycle Brochure 945kb
2016 Tommy Gate Liftgate Guide 5626kb

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