Eco Shelter

Safetech Eco-Shelter

Reduce the amount of thermal loss in your cold storage facility

Don’t lose your cool.

Made from robust PVC coated Polyester, the Safetech Eco-Shelter provides a tight and secure seal around the edge of your refrigerated truck and cool environment reducing energy loss.

Safetech Inflatable Dock Seals use the latest technology to provide the most cost-effective and energy-saving solution for a number of different applications.
They allow full vehicle access while keeping the elements out. The inflatable Dock Shelter system allows you to accommodate the widest range of vehicles and eliminates any excessive loading onto the building structure.

A flexible shelter can service more truck types

The tall overhead airbag inflates approximately 1300mm vertically downward servicing a wide range of freight vehicles. This makes an Eco-Shelter the perfect choice for a range of loading applications including those prone to high winds or dust.



Head Frame

Head Frame

The design of the head frame incorporates a corrugated steel panel.

A torsion spring is used to return and hold the head air bag in the stored position


Motor / Blower

Motor / Blower

A low power 3-phase electric motor / blower are mounted on galvanised brackets inside the head frame protected from the outside environment.


Side Air Bags

Side Air Bags

Curved side airbags with integrated bottom draft flaps maximise flexibility and sealing ability.

Internal tension straps are used to return and hold side bags in the retracted position protecting them from potential impact damage.



Controls (inside)

Wall mounted, manual on / off activation switch with overload protection and indicator light to indicate when the unit is in operation.

The shelter activation can be easily interlocked with the overhead door, dock leveller and vehicle restraint.
Safetech also provide Integration with existing factory control systems.




Additional external inhibitors are applied to the material for maximum UV stabilisation.

See below for more.




The Eco-Shelter retraction cords secure the flaps to the building widening the opening and prevents wind damage.


Cyclone rated

Cyclone Rated

This Includes corner flaps on our multi-bag system that ensure a tight seal during inflation.

Material Features


Durable lining ensures your Eco-Shelter can withstand the harsh Australian wind and heat, as well as cold internal temperatures from warehousing applications.


Tested to NFPA 701:2010. Your Eco-Shelter will not be considered a hazard in regular use.

Material Specifications

  • Fabric Type : PVC coated polyester – one side
  • Weight : 475 gsm
  • Base Cloth : Woven 1100dtex polyester
  • Base Cloth Density : 8x8 threads per cm2
  • Tear Strength : Warp 270N Weft 135N
  • Breaking Force : Warp 2240 eft 1995
  • Treatment : UV & FR treated

General Dimensions