Chock rails have two functions.
Firstly, they provide a sturdy physical stop to prevent loads on curtainsiders sliding beyond the edge of the floor area. Secondly, particularly with brewery vehicles, they provide a tipping point, over which a barrel can be manipulated.
Please also consider the half round chock rail design (See link below).
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Published: Thu 23 Sep 2021
Updated: Tue 09 Jan 2024
Author: Richard Owens
Published by: Don-Bur