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Overhead Coiling Sheet Doors
Use this easy to edit CSI 3 part SimpleSpecs™ master specification to specify overhead coiling sheet steel doors.
Doors specified in this section are fabricated from a single sheet of steel with structural quality complying with ASTM A653/A653M.
These doors do not require an overhead track; the door curtain rolls up around a head tube.
These doors are non-insulated and manually operated.
Related SimpleSpecs™ master specification:
Coiling steel doors fabricated from individual slats formed from steel or aluminum that interconnect to form a door curtain are specified in Section 08 33 23 – Overhead Coiling Doors.
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