Designed for use on van and stake bodies, cutaways, and step-vans, the THIEMAN TVL railgate series is the most reliable, lowmaintenance, general-purpose liftgate available in the industry.

This popular railgate has the widest range of lift capacities in its class and is available for above-bed and special low-bed applications. If overall weight is a concern, the THIEMAN all-aluminum TVL could be the answer.

With its many standard features and versatile options, the TVL series from THIEMAN continues to be the leader of the general-purpose railgates.

Model: TVL 20AL (Aluminum)
Platform Sizes: 90×30+6
Lifting Capacity: 2000 lbs
Ramp: 6″ Fixed ramp
Lift Mechanism: 4 x 4 Leaf chain with case hardened sheaves
Sliders: S3 x 5.7 I-Beam with UHMW wear pads
Platform Closing: Torsion assist closing with enclosed torsion bar
Safety Latch: Automatic safety latch for hands-free disengagement of platform both in and out of stowed position
Controls: Molded toggle switch control
H-Frame: 7 gauge construction, overall width 6″ wider than platform width
Lift Cylinder: 2″ bore x 27″ stroke, 1.38″ cylinder rod
Platform Surface: Extruded aluminum with ribbed surface
Power Unit: Electric hydraulic, 12 volt DC motor, enclosed
Electrical: Meets all TMC electrical requirements, includes 150 amp circuit breaker
Travel Position: Platform stores in vertical position at rear of vehicle
Bed Height Range: 32″ loaded to 56″ empty
Installed Weight: 530 to 605 lbs
Options: Push Button, Remote Pendant, In-Cab Shut Off, Light Kits, 8″ / 10″ / 12″ Retention Ramps, Foot Activated Cart Stop, LED’s, 102″ Wide, Two-Piece Platform, Special Platform Sizes, Slider w/Rollers, LEDs, Sliders w/Rollers