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Mechanical vs Hydraulic Dock Leveler - Which is better?

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Jun 23, 2016 10:23:20 AM

Your loading dock is an essential part of your work flow, and it is vital to ensure you achieve maximum productivity while maintaining safe operations. Those are just two reasons that the team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC carefully selects special loading dock equipment to enhance the functioning of your loading dock

One of the most important additions for your loading dock is a properly designed and constructed dock leveler. We work only with the industry’s leading providers of loading dock levelers and equipment, such as McGuire. This highly respected firm produces arange of loading dock levelers to fit every work environment and budget.

When you consider upgrading your own loading dock, you may have questions about what type you should consider: hydraulic, air-powered, or mechanical. One of the benefits of the Overhead Door turnkey approach to solving our customers’ needs is assisting in such decisions. We will help you understand the various advantages and cost factors involved with each of your loading dock decisions, especially when it comes to loading dock levelers.

When You Demand the Very Best

If your application includes demanding heavy-duty dock leveling with maximum flexibility, you are probably best-served with a hydraulic dock leveler. For example, the H Autodok® Pit Leveler without compromise, utilizing such features as:

Hydraulic Dock Levelers by McGuire 

  • Structural steel framing
  • Integrated control panels
  • Full-width rear hinge
  • Full-range telescoping toe guards

These and other unique features ensure you receive long-term reliable service for all your dock leveling needs.

 

Mechanical Dock Levelers by McGuire

However, you also will find many of these features in the more affordable MP Mechanical Pit Leveler. These loading dock levelers come in standard capacities of 25K, 30K, 35K, 40K, 45K and 55K CIR (Comparative Industry Rating), making them a great choice for less demanding environments. Another great advantage of the mechanical pit leveler is the minimal maintenance needed for low lifetime ownership costs.

Contact us at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC for more information concerning your loading dock leveler needs.

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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.

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Traffic Doors - The Perma Glide

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Jun 22, 2016 9:22:41 AM

While efficient traffic doors are essential to separating many work areas, narrow openings will often limit your available options. However, the knowledgeable professionals at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC will help you find the solution to meet your specific needs within your budget.

We work with only the leading industry providers of doors and openings, such as those provide by Perma Tech. This firm has developed the perfect solution to narrow openings in a variety of industries and applications, the Perma Glide traffic door.

The basic product is designed and constructed with long-lasting two-ply 44 ounce reinforced vinyl to provide years of durable use. This makes thePerma Glide traffic door highly resistant to punctures, tears and abrasion. The flexible construction also allows this traffic door to easily handle the toughest loads, with top-mounted panels customized to your width and height requirements

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The customization of these traffic doors allows you to specify the use of a number of options, including:

  • Color of the vinyl
  • Use of vision panels/windows
  • Heavy and extra-heavy duty panels
  • Special wear pads
  • Air seal package for full perimeter

These Perma Tech traffic doors close automatically without any power assist, and are designed to maximize efficient traffic flow while separatingwork areas from retail or other spaces. With minimal maintenance this is a traffic door that provides the lowest possible lifetime cost.

The team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC is ready to help you determine the optimum solution to your door, loading dock,rolling shutter, and other closure and security needs. Our extensive experience and inventory is backed up with our factory-trained installation and maintenance personnel, ready to meet your needs 24/7 to ensure our products provide years of trouble-free service.

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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.

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Hurricane Rated Shutters | Serving NJ & NYC Metro Area Since 1981

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Jun 16, 2016 9:36:42 AM

If you live or work in an area where property requires protection from high winds and hurricanes, we have an ideal solution for your windows and doors. The team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC takes pride in the fact that they have built a large base of satisfied customers.

This large base of fans is the result of providing quality products from leading manufacturers that meet specific requirements for every rolling door application and need. For example, the StormSafe® shutter from QMI provides our clients with exceptional protection and security for office, retail, residential and other installations.

The QMI security shutters, screens and grills provide a full range of options to provide the protection you need for interior and exterior roll up shutters. Carefully designed and manufactured to handle extreme weather conditions, the StormSafe® shutter can help prevent and minimize damage from storms and extreme temperatures.

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QMI provides you with maximum flexibility and options with a wide range of steel screens, aluminum shutters and storm panels in multiple choices of sizes, colors and styles. Whatever your need, you’ll find high-quality solutions from QMI that provide the peace of mind you deserve when extreme weather sets in.

Just a few of the unique features you get with StormSafe® hurricane-rated shutters include:

  • Smallest housing in the industry for shutters
  • Hurricane-approved
  • Five control options with battery-operated systems available
  • Protection from water damage, high winds, projectiles and other threats

StormSafe roller shutters are attractive solutions that also save on energy costs, and these superior shutters provide years of reliable, hassle-free performance for your business, office, home and other properties.

When you need rolling door or hurricane proof shutter solutions, call on the pros at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC. We’re here to help you gain the security and protection you demand and deserve with turnkey service from selection to installation to ongoing maintenance.

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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.

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627 Series Rolling Steel Door by Overhead Door Corporation

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Jun 15, 2016 9:46:32 AM

Whatever application you may have for using overhead and rolling doors, you’ll find the expertise of the professionals at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC invaluable in making the right choice. We are known for our extensive inventory and ability to help you find just the right rolling door solution for your specific needs and budget.

All rolling doors provide the same basic functions of security and access while taking up a minimum of sideroom and headroom. However, we have a wide selection of qualityrolling doors that allow you to choose from the functions and features that provide exactly the performance your application requires. Additionally, we will assist you in tailoring your choice to provide reliability with the lowest lifetime ownership costs for your rolling doors.

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For example, the Stormtite™ AP Model 627 is just one of our 600 Series of advanced performance doors designed to meet high-demand requirements in multiple environments and applications.

Coiling Service Door, Rolling Service Door Model 620, Slat F-265

The Model 627 is designed and constructed to achieve thermal efficiency with its foamed-in-place, CFC and HCFC-free polyurethane providing R-value 10.9 (1.91 W/m2)*; U-factor 0.84. This construction and a 20 psf wind load capability makes the Model 627 also capable of meeting and exceeding your expectations for:

  • Reliability
  • Durability
  • Security
  • Flexibility
  • Sound performance (Sound Transmission Class (STC) rating of 28)

These characteristics are the reason you will find successful installations of the Model 627 Stormtite rolling door in such varied applications as climate-controlled facilities, shipping and receiving docks, manufacturing facilities, food and beverage distribution operations, and other facilities.
 

With a standard maximum width and height of 30'4" (9144 mm) by 19'4" (5893 mm), this overhead door is available in multiple finishes and other options.

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Regardless of your industry and application, you get turnkey service when you turn to Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC for your rolling door needs. From design and selection to installation and ongoing service, your total satisfaction is our constant goal.

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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.

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625 Series Rolling Steel Door by Overhead Door Corporation

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on May 28, 2016 10:08:17 AM

When it comes to finding the exact rolling door solution, you’ll find the highly experienced staff at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC ready to assist you. Our extensive selection of rolling service doors allows you to find just the right balance between your specific requirements and the most affordable options.

For example, our rolling service doors provide a range of features and options that meet demands for light duty service rolling doors to doors that perform reliably in the most demanding of environments. Our upward-coiling service doors are the perfect solution for openings of up to 1500 sq. ft. (139,355 sq.mm) and maximize the available headroom and sideroom.

Additionally, you will find options that allow you to customize your rolling service door solution with everything from thermal efficiency to slat profiles to aesthetic considerations such ascolor and curtain materials.

Just one example of our multi-purpose overhead service doors is the Model 625 Heavy Duty Stormtite™ Insulated Service Doors. Designed as a superior solution to applications with large openings and demanding environments, the Model 625 is an insulated door providing moderate thermal control. The insulation utilized is an efficient CFC-free, foamed-in-place

Large Rolling Steel Door 625 Series

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Other features that make this an especially popular and effective rolling service door include:

  • Vinyl weatherstripping installed on the bottom bar
  • Curtain-side guide on the exterior
  • Hood baffle
  • Custom construction for openings up to sizes up to 30'4" wide and 28'4" high (9246 mm and 8636 mm)

Combined with the expert installation the professionals at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC provide, the Model 625 ensures additional control over air infiltration and long-term reliability.

Whatever your industry or service niche, you can rely on us to help you find a turnkey solution that includes finding the best rolling door, installation to factory specifications, and industry-leading service and support.

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.

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