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Hydraulic Liftgates

Hydraulic lift gates can be used to lift thousands of pounds. HoriZon Truck & Body Ltd. provides hydraulic lift gates in Lethbridge from top manufacturers like Dhollandia and Maxon. Browse and check the features of our wide range of lift gates. Listed below are some of the products we sell:

DH-RP.10 from Dhollandia
DH-RP.15 from Dhollandia

  • Dhollandia
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DH-RP.15 1000 from Dhollandia

The DH-RP.15 1000 kg is the top model fold-away lift from Dhollandia with half-dip platform ride. This model is light-weight of three lifts but is robust for half-dip platform ride from the vehicle floor to the ground. In comparison to the DH-RM.20 with level ride, the DH-RP.15 is a more economical solution for unloading pallets and boxes, general freight and expediting.

Features of DH-RP.15 are:

  • Designed for straight trucks up to 26T GVW (excl. refrigerated bodies)
  • Available with power-down (double acting descend) option for extreme winter conditions
  • Available with walk-ramp kit
  • Provides maximum platform stability and operational reliability, with a minimal proper weight
  • Excellent price-quality ratio

Platform of DH-RP.15:

  • Reinforced steel base section with aluminium point, or weight saving full aluminium platform
  • The folding and unfolding of the platform are assisted by powerful torsion springs

Functional and mechanical characteristics:

  • Half-dip ride. Progressive platform tilt while lifting or lowering
  • Alternative available with level-ride and automatic tilt at ground level
  • Fixed stabilizer rods, platform orientation is only adjustable during installation

Hydraulic characteristic:

  • 2 double-acting lift cylinders (Power-down)
  • Electrical safety valves on all cylinders
  • Manual emergency operation on all electrovalves
  • Cylinder piston rods in hard-chromed stainless steel
  • Cylinders equipped with rubber gaitors and lubrication
  • Pump unit 12V or 24V DC, accessible on 4 sides for easy maintenance

Electrical characteristics:

  • Arctic exterior control box with IP67 rated sealed contacts, and a main battery isolator switch with removable key 
  • Electrical controls without sensitive electronic components
  • Safe exterior controls with compulsory 2-hand operation
  • Electric motor with thermal cut-out fuse


  • Bolt-on mounting plates for quick and easy fitting
  • Premounted mounting plates at a fixed center distance
  • Integrated floor plate for flush mounting available as an option
  • Robust bed-extension plate with side ladders available as option
  • Fixed 3-piece bumper bar available as option
  • Fixed 3-piece bumper bar + integrated light boxes available as an option

DH-RP.15 from Dhollandia

The Dhollandia fold-away lifts DH-RP.15 twin cylinders is available with maximum operational reliability along with great ease of use. Using easy controls and fast deployment, the DH-RP.15 is ideal for light distribution transport and the short-term truck rental business. In the driving position, the platform of the fold-away lift is safely stored under the vehicle. This lift is extremely fit for operations with frequent access to loading docks, for demountable bodies and other situations where frequent, quick and direct access to the rear vehicle doors is essential.

Platform of DH-RP.15:

  • 50”x 86” galvanized steel base and aluminum flip platform
  • Optional 50”x 86” full aluminum platform

Functionality – mechanical characteristics:

  • Torsion spring to support the manual deployment of the platform
  • Total installed weight can be as low as 600 lbs

Hydraulic characteristics:

  • Hydraulic lock valves on both cylinders for maximum safety
  • Manual emergency operation on all electro valves (1)
  • Cylinder piston rods in chromed stainless steel (INOX)
  • Standard power-down hydraulic system

Electrical controls:

  • Standard potted up/down toggle switch (2)
  • Optional external controls with battery switch and emergency stop (3)
  • Optional 2 buttons handheld remote on spiral wire (4)

Fitting of the lift:

  • Bolt-on mounting plates for quick and easy fitting (no welding requirement)
  • Galvanized steel deck extension and dock bumpers as standard equipment

Finish and maintenance:

  • Standard hot dip galvanized finish
  • All pins are zinc plated
  • Low maintenance bushings and grease ports on all pivot points

8K and 10K Self Steer Link Suspensions

Specification 8K Self Steer 10K Self Steer
Weight (base unit) 788 lbs 796 LlbsBS
Travel 13 inches 13 inches
Lift 9.5 inches 9.5 inches
Envelope 22 inches 22 inches
Ride height 11 - 19.5 inches 11 - 19.5 inches

13.5K Self-Steer Link Suspensions


  • Weight (base unit) 934 lbs
  • Travel 13 inches
  • Lift 9.5 inches
  • Envelope 22 inches
  • Ride height 8 - 16.5 inches

Our Suppliers:

Hydraulic Equipment

Take a look at our features:

  • Power take-offs

  • Hydraulic valves

  • Filters

  • Pumps/motors

  • Clutch pumps

  • Filters and tank accessories

  • Breather filler caps

  • Temperature/level indicators

  • Poly/steel/aluminum tanks

  • Muncie® Power Products
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Gresen
  • Vickers®

Hoses and Fittings

Features of our hoses and fittings are as follows:

  Abrasion-resistant hydraulic and pneumatic hoses
  Various high-quality fittings

  • Fairview
  • Hosepower


We offer only the best winch product lines in the industry. A wide range of light- and heavy-duty winches are available. All our products are of superior-quality and renown for performance and durability. Our winches provide great strength and high-efficiency for any pulling or lifting task.

Blowers and Compressors

We deliver the industry’s most versatile dry bulk truck blowers, off-load or self-load, and dry bulk products which include flash, pebble, lime, and cement. Geared for high efficiency, our blowers have minimal slippage and lower air temperatures.

  • Paragon
  • Tuthill


Truck hoists help with raising or tilting the bed of a truck. HoriZon Truck & Body Ltd. provides its customers with options for body hoists namely underbody hoists and underbody scissor action hoists. These underbody hoists are typically hydraulic and are placed under the bed of the truck/crane. They are manufactured for a variety of small and mid-sized trucks and provide with easy lift and control. Contact us for any queries on underbody hoists or refer our Hydraulics page for further information.

  • Cancade
  • Grainmaster
  • Nordic
  • Venco
  • Nordstrong

Valves, pumps, and motors

  • Bowie
  • SUN Hydraulics

PTO’s (Power Take Off’s)

  • Chelsea
  • Muncie


  • Donaldson


  • Dexter
  • Linjk


  • Buyers Products

Heavy-Duty Truck Decks

Learn about the range of customizable truck decks we can provide for your business operations.


Horizon Truck & Body Ltd.

 1415 39 St N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 7A6




Opening Hours

 Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Weekend appointments available by request

Service Area


  • All of Alberta

  • Lethbridge

  • Edmonton

  • Cranbrook

  • Regina

  • Montana, U.S.A.

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