Loading Zone Cargo Gates FAQs

Read through the FAQs below to find out more about Loading Zone Cargo Gates.

The Loading Zone Loading Zone cargo gate is versatile in that it divides from the bottom cargo area to the top of the rails with no assembly or mounting hardware required. Simply lift, lock and load for a perfect cargo divider.

The cross members are constructed of 1 x 1 anodized aluminum, while the majority of the assembly is made from heavy-duty nylon plastic. The locating pins, clips and locking mechanism are of stainless steel construction, and the landing pads and feet are rubber.

The four (4) available models weigh between 6.5 pounds and 8.5 pounds. The smallest unit, the LZCG 1101 for compact pickup trucks, weighs 6.5 pounds. The LZCG 1301 and 1302 for midsize pickup trucks weigh approximately 7 pounds, and the LZCG 1501 for full-size pickup trucks weighs 8.5 pounds.

No tools are needed for installation, and it only takes a few minutes. You simply lift the locking handle, adjust the landing posts to the nominal width of the truck bed via the locating pins, and push the Loading Zone cargo gate against the bed floor so the rubber feet grip. Then depress the locking handle down until it clicks. You’re done.

The design of the compression cam in the handle is key. Once you adjust the landing post and press down the handle, the cam action forces the landing posts out, applying up to 300 pounds PSI against the inside edge of the bedrails. This is much stronger than the inner walls of the fender walls and provides a tremendous amount of resistance.

The Loading Zone cargo gate will hold up to a 65-pound static load. It was designed to hold items against the firewall or tailgate in a snug position. This way you can be sure that your cargo is safely secured at all times and arrives intact.

Loading Zone has a Locking Lanyard available, which is not only a safety feature but also works as a theft deterrent. It is made from coated aircraft cable with two loops at the end. Just feed it through the Loading Zone cargo gate and noose it tight while locking the other loop to the cargo cleat inside the cargo area. The Loading Zone cargo gate is still movable.

The Loading Zone cargo gate works with or without parallel ribbed bed liners. The rubber feet are adjustable so that they can be moved to fit between the ribs of the liner or between the ribs of the truck bed itself.

Yes! The Loading Zone cargo gate works with bed rugs. In fact, bed rugs actually enhance the performance of the Loading Zone cargo gate.

The Loading Zone cargo gate will work on almost all top mounted systems. As long as the Loading Zone cargo gate has the ability to make contact with the side rails, without interference with the cover.

Loading Zone currently has four (4) Loading Zone cargo gate models that fit the majority of the trucks, vans and SUVs that are sold today (except step sides and flare sides). All have been designed to work as a cargo management system.

There have been numerous purchases for the LZCG 1501 model, which fits the Ford F-150 SuperCrew from the wheel wells forward.

Loading Zone’s focus is on automotive cargo management tools. We have developed an array of add-on accessories that will work with all Loading Zone cargo gate models such as Sub-Dividing Gates, Handy Hooks, and Locking Lanyards.

Loading Zone offers a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser against all defects related to materials and workmanship of the Loading Zone cargo gate. Seller’s Warranty does not apply to any good which have been subjected to misuse, damage, mishandling, misapplication, neglect (including but not limited to improper maintenance), accident, improper installation, modification (including but not limited to use of unauthorized parts or attachments), or adjustment or repair performed by anyone other than seller or one of seller’s authorized agents. To exercise your warranty, the Loading Zone cargo gate needs to be returned, at owner’s expense, to the following address with explanation. The Loading Zone cargo gate will be repaired or replaced at the discretion of Loading Zone, LLC.