08 36 13 Sectional Doors

08 36 13 Sectional Doors

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8.5" x 11"


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Sectional Doors

Use thig CSI 3 part SimpleSpecs™ master specification to specify sectional overhead steel or aluminum doors.


These doors may be insulated or non-insulated and manually or electrically operated.


Flush door sections are typically fabricated from steel sheet, while stile and rail sections are fabricated from extruded aluminum. All door types may contain glazed lites but stile and rail doors can receive much larger glazed panels.


Sectional overhead doors require overhead space for the door to open into. Four different types of overhead tracks are available:


– Standard: The door travels vertically, then horizontally to its open position.


– High lift: Similar to standard lift except that the door travels upward until overhead space is used up, then moves horizontally.


– Vertical lift: The door travels vertically to its open position.


– Low headroom: Similar to standard lift except that less overhead space is required.


Manually operated doors may be operated by lift handles, rope pull or chain hoist. Electrically operated doors can have a chain hoist operator for use in the event of power loss.


To learn more about sectional door testing, visit Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association International (DASMA) 


Where overhead restrictions preclude the placement of an overhead track consider a coiling door as in SimpleSpecs Master Specification Section 08 33 23 – Overhead Coiling Doors.


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