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Low Headroom Sectional and Rolling Overhead Doors for Tight Spaces

Posted by Jai Patel on Nov 5, 2019 12:23:00 PM

In NJ and New York City, space is a premium.  There are really 3 different ways to do an overhead door or rolling door with low headroom (also known as low clearance garage door). Below you will find a quick guide with a comparison chart at the end for those looking for a low headroom sectional and rolling overhead door for tight spaces:  

1.  Rytec Spiral® LH® High Performance Rolling Door 

- This door is appropriate for high-traffic situations while meeting the low headroom requirements of parking garages and other commercial structures.  
- The low lintel design only needs 11 inches of clearance at headroom.  
- The motor is compact with variable speeds allowing up to 60 inches per second.  It has soft acceleration and deceleration for smooth starts and stops.  

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2.  Sectional Garage Door with Low Headroom Torsion Springs in Front

- Track is applicable for building applications where headroom is limited and standard track will not work.  
- Springs are mounted at the front of the horizontal track.
- Trolley motor operator or push up operation required, not applicable for jackshaft type operators.

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3.  Sectional Garage Door with Low Headroom Torsion Springs in Rear / Low Clearance Garage Door

- Track is applicable for building applications where headroom is severely limited.
- Springs are mounted at the rear of the horizontal track.
- Trolley motor operator or push up operation required, not applicable for jackshaft type operators.
- This is not recommended for medium to high usage and cycle environments.

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Cost Comparison Chart 

The below chart will help you understand the best product for your unique building.

#1 - Rytec Spiral LH (Low Headroom)
#2 - Sectional Door with Low Headroom (torsion spring in front)
#2 - Sectional Door with Low Headroom (torsion spring in in rear)

  Rytec Spiral
Low Headroom
Sectional Door w/Torsion Springs in Front Sectional Door w/Torsion Springs in Rear
Acquisition Cost $$$$$ $$ $$
Cost of Ownership During Operation $ $$$ $$$$$$
Warranty 5yr Mechanical
2yr Electrical , 2yr Door Panels
1yr Warranty, but No Warranty Over 10 Cycles a Day 1yr Warranty, but No Warranty Over 10 Cycles a Day
Cycle Life 1M+ <20K <10K
Emergency Egress Release Standard Not Available Not Available
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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 (Division of Loading Dock, Inc.). 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, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland. 

 

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Rytec Doors: Rapid Rollup Doors for Warehouses and Distribution

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on May 13, 2016 11:30:46 AM

Modern logistics and operations require special rollup overhead doors for warehouses and distribution to operate at full efficiency. That means your selection of high speed or fast rolling doors for your facilities are an important decision. You’ll find many companies turn to Rytec doors, mainly for their high-speed and fast-rolling doors as the industry leader in reliability and performance.

Rytec doors are designed and built with quality and long-term durability as a fundamental requirement. The company’s extensive experience allows it to tailor a wide range of specialty doors to specific industry needs and applications.

Our team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC turns to Rytec as a preferred vendor because we know they provide high-performance doors that:

  • Increase productivity
  • Enhance traffic flow
  • Reduce traffic flow
  • Allow for safer operations

When it comes to high-speed doors for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, Rytec has the optimal solution for your project, whether it is new construction or retrofitting existing facilities. Rytec’s innovative and proprietary fast-rolling doors include:

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  • Fast-Seal. With the patented Break-Away™ bottom bar and System II counterbalance and tension system, you get a roll-up door that is the best exterior high-performance door available in the industry
  • Turbo-Seal®. If temperature control or cold storage is your need, you won’t find a better solution than these low-profile breakaway doors. Available in sizes up to 12’ wide and 16’ wide, this unique design provides access while keeping traffic flowing easily.
  • PredaDoor® NXT®. This best-selling high-speed door comes in several models, all of them designed to deliver next-generation features and performance. You get amazing reliability along with surprisingly low maintenance with the NXT Quick-Set™ repair system and System 4® door controller.

Don’t compromise or lower your standards when it comes to your high-speed or fast-rolling doors for warehousing and distribution applications. Call us today for a turnkey solution to selection, installation and long-term support.

 

 

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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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High Speed Vertical Acting Doors for GSA and Government

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on May 12, 2016 10:05:55 AM

If your projects involve local, state or federal governments, you understand the importance of dealing with established and reputable vendors. The team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC has successfully dealt with many government entities over the years, meeting and exceeding their expectations.

One of the secrets to our success is our reliance on select Rytec doors. When you are choose to work with an industry leader known for manufacturing a wide variety of quality doors such asRytec, you can be assured of long-term reliability and satisfaction. Also, if your project involves high speed or fast-rolling doors for GSA and government applications, you’ll appreciate the factRytec delivers its products under GSA Contract No. GS-07F-0052K.

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We can help you find the optimal solution for your specific requirements by explaining your many options for high-speed or fast-rolling doors, from Rytec and other leading vendors. We havespecialized doors and loading dock equipment to address the unique needs of:

  • Law enforcement
  • Fire and Rescue
  • Government parking
  • Government distribution and warehousing

 When you select Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC as your source for the best in rolling doors, high speed doors, and fast rolling doors, you are assured of our full attention from product selection to installation to long-term maintenance and support. Our decades of experience allow us to offer you unequalled expertise and inventory to tailor a solution to your requirements.

Whether you need reliable roll up doors for police department parking garages, state warehouses or government transit facilities, we have the answers to your questions. Whatever the application or working environment, our products are designed and constructed to deliver performance and reliability. 


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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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High Speed Doors for Transit Facilities

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Apr 30, 2016 9:50:00 AM

A popular western of the early sixties had a title song that included the lyrics, “Keep rollin', rollin', rollin', Keep them dogies rollin'.” If you run a transit facility, you may not have to worry about cows, but you certainly have to keep vehicles rolling, often 24/7/365.

If that is the case, you know how important it is to have high speed or fast rolling doors to keep operations flowing smoothly. The highly experienced pros at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC fully understand this need for reliability, and that is why we highly recommend Rytec rolling doors.

Rytec is the leading independent manufacturer of high-performance overhead doors in North America, and they boast of tens of thousands of satisfied customers. We are extremely knowledgeable about Rytec’s rolling doors and their long-term dependability. These doors are designed and constructed with the finest components to provide superior productivity, efficiency and safe operation.

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Any interruptions or delays in most transit facilities simply can’t be tolerated. To avoid such circumstances, Rytec has developed and refined a series of high-performance doors that allow for rugged use in the most demanding circumstances. Just three of these models that keep transit facilities rolling include:

If you want reliability without compromise while controlling your overall cost of ownership, call us at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC. We take pride in providing peace of mind with turnkey services from selection to installation to maintenance and support.

 

 

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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.

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High Speed or Fast Rolling Doors for Transit Facilities

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Apr 1, 2016 9:25:59 AM

If you are responsible for the operation at a transit facility, you understand the critical need for reliability and speed in your rolling doors and overhead doors. Those critical requirements are key reasons you will find Rytec at so many airport facilities and transit centers.

Whether you require high-speed transit facility rolling doors for a new project, or you are replacing current transit center overhead doors, Rytec has proven solutions. Additionally, you’ll find the team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC will help you cut through all the clutter to find the best options to:

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  • Ensure 24/7/365 reliability
  • Deliver fast cycle times to maintain traffic flow
  • Provide unequalled dependability and security

When you select a transit facility overhead door, you can’t settle for any compromises when it comes to your high-performance rolling doors. Whether you are moving people, freight or other supplies, delays are unacceptable and very expensive. We know that Rytec high speed rolling doors deliver the peace of mind and long-term dependability you demand and deserve.

For example, you’ll find the World’s First Release & Restore™ overhead door for airport facilities as part of the popular Powerhouse®series of high-speed rubber doors. In addition to a design and construction that takes advantage of years of industry experience, these heavy-duty doors are virtually indestructible.

Built to stand up against trams, buses, carts and other heavy vehicles, these rolling doors are constructed with the finest high-quality materials. Innovative design takes these high-speed overhead doors to the next level of reliable performance.

In addition, you’ll find the Rytec Spiral high-speed overhead door series offers superior performance when used as transit facility high-speed doors. Built to withstand even hurricane-force winds and rugged working environments, these doors won’t let you down when you need them most.

Call us at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC to discuss your needs for transit facility or airport high-performance rolling doors.

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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.

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