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What's the Best Overhead Door for My Business? Part 2

By Blog Master on 14 Oct 2015 In

In Part 1, we examined commercial sectional steel doors and Thermacore insulated door. We'll now move on to aluminum/glass doors and rolling steel doors. Each type represents a great value and an excellent solution to particular commercial and industrial requirements.

Model 521 - Aluminum-Glass Door Model 521 - Aluminum-Glass Door

Aluminum/Glass Doors

There are many applications requiring attractive doors that allow excellent light infiltration. The highly aesthetic Overhead Door Models 511 and 521 are offered with a variety of tracks styles, glazing materials, stile widths and different finishes. Model 511 is a narrow-width, standard-frame door in sizes up to 16' wide. The heavy-duty Model 521 can be ordered up to 26'2" wide and with additional protection against windload and weather. Maximum standard door height is 20'1". The glazing options include tempered glass, Lexan, DSB glass, polycarbonate and wire glass. The standard anodized finish is clear, but bronze color is available as is a variety of powder-coat finishes. An electric motor operator or chain hoist are options.

The superior construction of these doors include 1 3/4-inch T6 aluminum sections that resist corrosion, trouble-free galvanized hinges and fixtures, 1/4-inch stile and rail through-rods and top-quality materials throughout.

Rolling Steel Doors

Business owners looking for rolling doors that provide durable long life, high security and/or outstanding thermal performance can choose among several rolling steel doors offered by Overhead Door.

Stormtite Advanced Performance Service Door

Model 627 is the leading rolling-steel commercial/industrial solution for advanced thermal applications. It boasts an R-value of 10.9, a U-value of 0.09, a U-factor of 0.84 and a sound transmission class rating of 28. The door is manufactured with advanced-design perimeter seals:

  • Bottom weatherseal
  • EPDM triple-finned guide brush weatherseals (interior and exterior)
  • Interior hood baffle
  • Lintel seal

The Model 627's industry-leading values are made possible through 24-gauge galvanized steel and foamed-in-place polyurethane insulation. The door offers a long list of options, including photo eyes, bottom sensing edge, electric crank operation, insulated vision lites, cylinder lock and PowderGuard Finish in 215 colors.

RapidSlat Advanced Performance Doors

When a business has the need for speed, RapidSlat is the answer. Available in Models 611, 621 and 626, they combine speedy performance with the durability and security of a rugged rolling steel door. High speed equates to higher productivity and lower costs. These models are ideal for many applications, including factories, banks and parking garages. RapidSlat doors offer exceptional features:

  • Universal components
  • Thermal performance options
  • Field-installable radio controls, motion detectors and other accessories
  • Selection of 197 PowderGuard premium finishes
  • Additional options for safety, security and perimeter weather sealing

The RapidSlat Model 611 Overhead Door, Inclement Weather The RapidSlat Model 611

Model 611 is designed for applications that require high cycles and fast operation. It's an excellent replacement for parking garages wishing to switch from grilles. Air circulates thanks to the door's fenestrated slats. Available in curved or flat profiles with choices of bottom-bar, hood, bracket and guide materials, drive motors, operation controls and more. Standard sizes are available up to 20x20 feet, and other features include a NEMA 4X-rated control panel, springless roll with integrated shafts and self-aligned sealed bearings and a wind load factor up to 20 psi.

Model 621 is the door for businesses that face extreme weather conditions. It is available in a flat profile made of galvanized steel, stainless steel or aluminum, in several gauge choices. The direct drive motors include 0.5, 1 and 2 horsepower models and 208/230/460 VAC 3-phase units. The actuator is incorporated into the control panel and is a single open/close/stop pushbutton station.

Model 626 is perfect for climate-controlled environments, such as food plants. This door comes with a built-in drop stop device and is available with dual photoelectric sensors for safety. If features an R-value of 7.71 and speeds of 20" per second up, 12" per second down.

As you can see, there is an Overhead Door available for just about every commercial and industrial situation. Whatever door your business requires, the best solution is available from Overhead Door -- speak to your local representative today for more information.



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