Railgate Series: Standard

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Flatbed and Van - Railgate Series: Standard

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Standard Models with Fixed Platforms

The Tommy Gate Railgate Series consists of expertly-engineered lifts that allow for higher weight capacities and deeper platform loading areas. Standard model railgates employ a padded-slider system and are offered in both steel and aluminum frames.

Liftgate Capacity
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1600 & 2000 lbs.

Hydraulic System
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Single-Cylinder

Rail Style
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Padded Sliders

Railgate Series: Standard Features

1600 and 2000 lb. capacity railgates come standard with safety trip bar, auto close, and recessed lights.

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Above-Bed Optional Capability

On standard models, optional above-bed capability allows the platform to rise above the liftgate mainframe for dock loading.

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All-Aluminum Models

A corrosion-resistant, lightweight, all-aluminum frame is available for most models.

  Models for 96" Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
89-16 TP37 1600 89  x  37 6 32-54 785 B
89-16 TP42 1600 89  x  42 6 32-54 835 B
89-16 EA55 1600 89  x  55 12 32-54 715 B
A89-16 EA55 1600 89  x  55 12 32-54 600 B
89-20 TP37 2000 89  x  37 6 32-54 785 B
89-20 TP42 2000 89  x  42 6 32-54 835 B
89-20 EA55 2000 89  x  55 12 32-54 715 B
89-20 GBR 2000 41  x  30 12 32-54 805 B
A89-20 EA55 2000 89  x  55 12 32-54 600 B

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  1. Self-close system not available for 65" or 70" EA platforms at 1600 lb. capacity.
  2. Retention ramps only available on Model 89 and Model 85. Retention ramps add 5" of loading depth to platform and include a 12" aluminum taper.

  Models for 102" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
95-16 TP37 1600 95  x  37 6 32-54 820 A
95-16 TP42 1600 95  x  42 6 32-54 870 A
95-16 EA55 1600 95  x  55 12 32-54 750 A
A95-16 EA55 1600 95  x  55 12 32-54 620 A
95-20 TP37 2000 95  x  37 6 32-54 820 A
95-20 TP42 2000 95  x  42 6 32-54 870 A
95-20 EA55 2000 95  x  55 12 32-54 750 A
95-20 GBR 2000 47  x  30 12 32-54 840 A
A95-20 EA55 2000 95  x  55 12 32-54 620 A

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  Models for 80" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
73-16 TP37 1600 73  x  37 6 32-48 700 E
73-16 TP42 1600 73  x  42 6 32-48 740 E
73-16 EA55 1600 73  x  55 12 32-48 640 E
A73-16 EA55 1600 73  x  55 12 32-48 535 E
73-20 TP37 2000 73  x  37 6 32-48 700 E
73-20 TP42 2000 73  x  42 6 32-48 740 E
73-20 EA55 2000 73  x  55 12 32-48 640 E
73-20 GBR 2000 25  x  30 12 32-48 720 E
A73-20 EA55 2000 73  x  55 12 32-48 535 E

  Models for 85" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
79-16 TP37 1600 79  x  37 6 32-54 735 D
79-16 TP42 1600 79  x  42 6 32-54 780 D
79-16 EA55 1600 79  x  55 12 32-54 670 D
A79-16 EA55 1600 79  x  55 12 32-54 560 D
79-20 TP37 2000 79  x  37 6 32-54 735 D
79-20 TP42 2000 79  x  42 6 32-54 780 D
79-20 EA55 2000 79  x  55 12 32-54 670 D
79-20 GBR 2000 31  x  30 12 32-54 755 D
A79-20 EA55 2000 79  x  55 12 32-54 560 D

  Models for 90" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
85-16 TP37 1600 85  x  37 6 32-54 765 C
85-16 TP42 1600 85  x  42 6 32-54 810 C
85-16 EA55 1600 85  x  55 12 32-54 695 C
A85-16 EA55 1600 85  x  55 12 32-54 585 C
85-20 TP37 2000 85  x  37 6 32-54 765 C
85-20 TP42 2000 85  x  42 6 32-54 810 C
85-20 EA55 2000 85  x  55 12 32-54 695 C
85-20 GBR 2000 37  x  30 12 32-54 785 C
A85-20 EA55 2000 84  x  55 12 32-54 585 C

  Applications & Brackets - Flatbed and Van

Code Body Style
A 102" Wide Bodies
B 96" Wide Bodies
C 90" Wide Bodies
D 85" Wide Bodies
E 80" Wide Bodies

 Available Platforms

TP37 1-piece treadplate steel w/ 37" loading depth + 6" taper

Railgate Series: Standard TP37 Open Railgate Series: Standard TP37 Closed

TP42 1-piece treadplate steel w/ 42" loading depth + 6" taper

Railgate Series: Standard TP42 Open Railgate Series: Standard TP42 Closed

GBR 1-piece treadplate steel w/ retention fence, 30" loading depth, and 12" taper

Railgate Series: Standard GBR Open Railgate Series: Standard GBR Closed

EA55 1-piece extruded aluminum w/ 55" loading depth + 12" taper

Railgate Series: Standard EA55 Open Railgate Series: Standard EA55 Closed

  Standard Features

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

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

Power Cable w/ Full Length Ground Image
Power Cable w/ Full Length Ground

ensures consistent power supply

150-amp Circuit Breaker Image
150-amp Circuit Breaker

protects vehicle's electrical system, disconnects power for repairs

Recessed Light Kit Image
Recessed Light Kit

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

Safety Trip Bar Image
Safety Trip Bar

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

Torsion Bar Image
Torsion Bar

in place of standard cam-arm system, when ordering liftgate

  Available Options

Recessed LED Light Kit Image
Recessed LED Light Kit

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

Dual Controls Image
Dual Controls

low-profile, fixed control + remote pendant control

Rubber Platform Bumpers Image
Rubber Platform Bumpers

set of four or six, depending on platform

Above-bed Travel Image
Above-bed Travel

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

Split Cart Stops Image
Split Cart Stops

located in platform taper, secures wheeled cargo

Split Retention Ramps Image
Split Retention Ramps

available for treadplate platforms only, secures wheeled cargo

Auxiliary Battery Box Image
Auxiliary Battery Box

provides adequate power on longer straight truck and trailer applications

Torsion Bar Image
Torsion Bar

in place of standard cam-arm system, when ordering liftgate

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

enables power to be disabled from within the truck cab

Documents

  Railgate Series: Standard

Document Name Size Download
Railgate Series Owner's Manual 1097kb
Warranty Guidelines 506kb
Flatbed, Stake, & Van - Railgate Series - Standard Parts List 369kb
Flatbed/Van - Railgate Series - Standard Dimensions 299kb
Estimated Installation Times 452kb
Railgate Series Wiring Instructions 62kb
1600 & 2000lb-Capacity Railgate Installation Instructions 4702kb
Removable Cart Stop Replacement (in Taper) 5982kb
Railgate Torsion Assist Repair Instructions 1340kb
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
2016 Tommy Gate Liftgate Guide 5626kb

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Railgate Series - Standard Models Operation  
Cart Stop Operation  
Safety Trip Bar Demonstration  
Railgate Series - Cart Stop Option  
Railgate Series - Retention Ramp Option  
Railgate Slider Demonstration  
Safety Trip Bar Demonstration  
Factory Montage  

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