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Rolling Steel Doors: Fenestrations vs Perforations

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 @ 06:11 PM

You see fenestrated or perforated rolling steel doors in applications like retail store fronts, pharmacies, healthcare, schools, government buildings, etc.  The fenestrations and perforations provide air flow. 

Why is Air Flow important?

• Air flow depends on the pressure differential from one side to the other side of the door. This varies from facility to facility.

– Example: many facilities want to regulate air temperature; by allowing the air to flow they avoid hot spots

– NOTE: rolling steel doors do not carry an air flow rating, rather the doors provide the open area.

What other factors should be considered when specifying a rolling door with perforation or fenestration?

• Security

– The rolling door/grille provides security against theft or unwanted access

• Light infiltration

– Allows natural or ambient light through the door and can reduce lighting expenses

• Visibility

– Allows visual access through door; while still maintaining security. Allows retailers displays to be seen even when they are closed.

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RollUp Gates/Doors for Loading Dock Ramps

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Fri, Dec 23, 2016 @ 07:28 AM

Call us for replacements, repairs and installations of rolling steel overhead ramp doors for your commercial distribution facility.

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Our SuperTechs are available 24 hours a day for emergency service to secure your building.   We service and repair all manfacturers includling Wayne-Dalton, Cornell, Wilson, Atlas, Cookson, Acme and Overhead Door.  Additionally, City Gates, United Steel Products, McKeon Door and Lawrence Doors.

For Service or Quotes in New Jersey or New York City metro region, contact us.

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For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.

 

The Entry Level Rollup Gate Overhead Door System: 610 Series

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Sun, Oct 23, 2016 @ 07:20 PM

It is a simple fact that all rolling overhead doors are not made alike. In fact, when it comes to providing the security and functionality you demand, it is important to select a rolling steel door that provides the test of time and heavy use.

At Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC we have helped thousands of area clients find the right solution to their rolling door needs. When it comes to the lowest lifetime cost of ownership of an overhead door, you don’t want to compromise on your upfront choice. That is just one reason our rolling steel door Model 610 is such a popular choice with many customers.

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The rolling steel door Model 610 does not just meet the expectations for a standard rolling door, it exceeds the specifications for many projects and applications while remaining an affordable choice. Basic features and options for this steel door include:

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Many additional options add to the Model 610 rolling steel door’s functionality and versatility. For example, the door can be customized with:

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Don’t settle for less than the best when you can choose the affordable Model 610 for your rolling steel door application. Our turnkey services will first walk you through the selection and customization of your rolling steel door. Then, our factory-trained personnel will install your door to exacting standards and continue to provide lifetime support and maintenance customized to your specific requirements.

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Aluminum Loading Dock Doors for Hotels & Retail Spaces

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Wed, Aug 03, 2016 @ 07:27 AM

Aluminum Metal and Glass Garage Doors are used in all kinds of applications. Here is a project we did for Homewood Suites in Manhattan.

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Homewood Suites hired us to install a beautiful and stylish aluminum glass garage door for their storefront retail loading dock. 

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland. 

Tags: glass overhead doors, overhead door 521 series, glass garage doors, metal and glass garage door, storefront garage door, glazed lites garage door, window garage door, slide up garage door, operable wall garage door, curtain wall garage door, Insulated Aluminum Doors

Project Snap Shot: Alementary Micro-Brewery in Hackensack

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Sat, Jun 18, 2016 @ 01:31 PM

 

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Rolling Steel Door and Sectional Door Combo System

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Wed, Mar 16, 2016 @ 06:20 PM

Many times, customers want the beauty and full vision alumium doors during the day but prefer more security during closed hours.  David Stark Studios in Industry City, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY opted for a Aluminum 521 Series Sectional Door (motorized) mounted on the interior with an insulated Rolling Steel Fire Rated 635 Series Door on the exterior.  See below for photos.

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DOOR #1:  THIS IS AN EXTERIOR FIRE RATED ROLL DOWN DOOR

 

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DOOR #2:  THIS IS AN EXTERIOR FIRE RATED ROLL DOWN DOOR

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DOOR #1:  THIS IS AN INTERIOR ROLL DOWN GLASS DOOR WITH TROLLEY MOTOR OPERATOR

 

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DOOR #2:  THIS IS AN INTERIOR ROLL DOWN GLASS DOOR WITH TROLLEY MOTOR OPERATOR

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DOOR #2:  THIS IS AN INTERIOR ROLL DOWN GLASS DOOR WITH TROLLEY MOTOR OPERATOR


 

Here is a project by our friends at Overhead Door Company of South Central Texas.  This is the Victoria Fire Station #6.  This rolling steel door was used on the exterior to give a greater windload than the standard full vision aluminum glass gararge door.  The rolling steel door only is closed during wind events.

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For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland. 

  For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367.

Tags: sectional door, aluminum glass door, 521 Series, overhead door 521 series, rolldown glass gate, glass rollup doors, roll down glass garage door, roll down glass door, glass rollup gate, glass roll down door

Cornell Iron Works Rolling Door Repairs

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Fri, Jan 08, 2016 @ 09:20 AM

 

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Cornell Iron Works based in Mountain Top, PA is the inventor of the rolling door system.   They started in Long Island City, Queens many decades ago but today operate westward in PA. Their rolling & coiling overhead doors and side folding grille gates can be found global.  Steel components of the Brooklyn Bridge were manufactured by them during original construction.They have a factory on the west coast that serves international and western markets.  They continue to be operated by the Cornell familiy making a truly enduring family business.  

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Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands/NYC is proud to be a dealer.  You can count on us to repair Cornell metal slats, perform a fire shutter drop test, or replace an aluminum grille curtain part.  We have the service crews available for regular interval planned maintenance and emergency service.

Metal roll up gates and rolling steel doors manufactured by Cornell Iron Works are made of all kinds of materials like stainless steel, galvanized steel and aluminum.  Cornell offers excellent color options for your metal slat sections.  We can match and replace those slat sections with parts that are OEM (original equipment manufacturer).  Perhaps your Cornell roll down door has a spring tension issue therefore making manual hand operation very difficult.  You can call us to perform a routine service to bring the roller door shutter system back to optimal function.

We can repair and replace your Cornell Door operators and motors too.  Cornell has specific UL rated operator systems designed to work with their fire door systems.   We can diagnose photo eye and sensing edge problems that happen often with high traffic door openings.

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To learn more about other options, check out our product catalog and choose the right commercial door and dock for your facility. Spend some time looking at the sectional doors, rolling steel doors, other industrial doors and the accessories like commercial operators that you can find at the Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC. You will appreciate not only our amazing selection but also the level of customer service and care you receive from our team of overhead door experts. You can also read other entries in our blog.

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For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367.

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Loading Dock Seal Repair

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 @ 06:49 AM

Loading docks act as a bridge between a truck and a dock platform.   When it gets really cold, it's important to repair your seals and brushes to prevent the cold drafts that come into your workspace.  Cold drafts can slow down productivity of your material handlers and increase your heating bills.

To stop the cold air from coming around your loading dock, we recommend any dock sealing solution below.  We have brushes to seal and close the gap between a loading dock and the concrete pit.  We have wedge seals to keep out the daylight between the rolling dock door and the pit leveler.

We stock all different types of brushes to help you eliminate the cold.  We even have brushes that act as a rodent deterrent.  

Perhaps you were really interested in dock door seals that hang on the exterior of a building?  To learn more about those seals, go to http://www.overhead-doors.com/dock-seals.  

 

You can also check out these blog posts:

http://www.overhead-doors.com/overhead-door-blog/dock-door-seals-at-your-loading-bay-in-new-jersey-new-york

http://www.overhead-doors.com/overhead-door-blog/bid/324044/A-Quick-Guide-to-Loading-Dock-Seals

http://www.overhead-doors.com/overhead-door-blog/bid/321331/A-Quick-Guide-to-Loading-Dock-Shelters

 

 

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Acme Rolling Door NJ & NY Repairs/Replacements

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Fri, Oct 09, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

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Acme Rolling Door is a local manufacturer of quality rolling door products.  We are proud to be a dealer of ACME rollup gates.  If you need a same day repair, we can help you.  We are fully stocked with ACME Door parts to fix your ACME roll down door today.  Replacement coiling gate parts in NJ and NY can be quick. If you need a full slat replacement, that can be fast tracked.  Hopefully you have a standard configuration.  

ACME Manufacturing in NJ makes rolling fire doors too.  Every year, these fire-rated doors are required to be drop tested per Underwriters' Laboratories (U.L.) and local codes enforced by authority having jurisdiction.   Our door service team is certified for Fire Door Drop Testing by the Institute of Door Dealer Education & Accreditation (IDEA).  We follow the guidelines set forth by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

 

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Atlas Rolling Doors Repair & Replacement

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Thu, Oct 01, 2015 @ 07:07 AM

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Atlas Steel Products, the manufacturer of Atlas Rolling Doors, was once the leader in coiling or rolling doors in New Jersey.  Their Edison, NJ based company provided a whole line of coiling doors for warehouses and manufacturing facilities.  Today, Atlas is no longer in business, but it doesn't mean you won't be able to find someone for service, repair or replacement.

Our team at The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands/NYC can repair your Atlas rolling door or grille.  The gates or doors made by Atlas have some parts that can be difficult to replace.  But call us to figure it out. 

 

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To learn more about other options, check out our product catalog and choose the right commercial door and dock for your facility. Spend some time looking at the sectional doorsrolling steel doors, other industrial doors and the accessories like commercial operators that you can find at the Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC. You will appreciate not only our amazing selection but also the level of customer service and care you receive from our team of overhead door experts. You can also read other entries in our blog.

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com We service Northern New Jersey, Manhattan, New York City, Brookln, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland. 

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367