Blog Archive: November 10, 2011
At first, it may seem difficult to choose the optimum industrial or commercial sectional garage door. A good choice is one that really corresponds to the way the door will be used. Paying too much for a door may not be beneficial; paying too little may result in annoying and expensive repairs. Components that are not robust enough can become the source of high repair and maintenance costs.
Step 1: Select a sectional door that will be suitable for your actual application
According to the application, as example fire / ambulance stations, warehouses, car / truck washes, manufacturing facilities, condo / apartment building, etc., use the appropriate sectional door (e.g.: 1 ¾’’ thick door, urethane injected, 26-gauge steel door).
Step 2: Choose the door system according to the degree of sturdiness you need
This depends mainly on the dimensions of the door, the material it’s made of and the number of daily open/close cycles it will undergo. The torsion spring acts as a counterweight to facilitate the opening of the door. A key factor in the durability of a door is its hardware. Choosing a spring depends mainly on the daily number of open/close cycles your door will undergo. Choice: between 10,000 cycles [more]