8100 8400 8500

The right choice when maximum light and visibility are required. Ideally suited for all residential, commercial, and retail establishments. Choose from a variety of glazing options including glass, acrylic, insulated glass or aluminum panels.


Door Sections

Door sections are galvanized steel and have a 2″ thickness. Panels are 24 gauge smooth finish. Sections have tongue and groove meeting rails. Interior flange of panel has a hemmed edge. Panels are formed with two deep ribs and six small grooves. Center and end stiles are 17 gauge galvanized steel. Open sides of stiles have rolled edges. Stiles are mechanically fastened and adhesive bonded to panel to act as an integral structure of the section. Center stiles are shaped to match the profile of the panel.


Sections can be glazed with 1/8″ glass or acrylic (Model 8100), 1/4″ glass (Model 8400), or 1/2″ insulated glass (Model 8500). Many glazing options are available including tempered glass, tinted glass, low E glass, or laminated safety glass. 0.062″ anodized aluminum panels can be used in any section.


Galvanized track system is 2″ or 3″ depending on door size and weight and can be bracket or angle mounted as required. Optional track configurations include high lift, vertical lift, low headroom, and follow the roof pitch.


Hinges and brackets are made from galvanized steel. Rollers have (10) 1/4″ steel ball bearings in case hardened races.

Spring Counterbalance

Springs are oil tempered helical wound and stress relieved torsion springs mounted on a cross header shaft supported by bearing brackets. Springs are calculated for 10,000 door cycles. 25K, 50K, or 100K cycles are optional. Cables are galvanized aircraft quality with a minimum 7 to 1 safety factor.


All aluminum parts are clear anodized, bronze anodized or white powder coated. Powder coated in custom colors available.


Bottom rail has a replaceable U type bottom astragal. Optional weather-stripping is available for header and jambs.


Lock is interior mounted slide lock.


Operation to be manual push up, chain hoist, or electric motor.

Wind Load

Consult factory for available wind load rated options.


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Door Widths Panels Wide
Up to 9’2″
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12’3″ to 17’2″
17’3″ to 18’2″
18’3″ to 20″2″

Section Heights Available

21″, 24″