Commercial - How much headroom is required above a commercial garage door ?


There are different lift types for commercial or industrial doors. When we talk about a ?Standard? lift movement, here are headroom requirements:


Type

Radius: 12 in. Radius: 15 in.

2 in. Commercial
Door widths: 8 to 12 ft.

12 in. n.a.

2 in. Commercial
Door widths over than 12 ft.

13.5 in. 15 in.

3 in. Industrial

n.d. 15 in.

 

Note : if you use a Trolley type operator, add 2.5 in.


IMPORTANT : do not use a « Standard » lift movement if you have 2 ft. headroom & over. Use a ?High Lift? movement.

 

 

 

For Low Headroom applications, the minimum headroom requirement is this following.


Type Low Headroom
Rear installation
Low Headroom
Front installation
2 in. Commercial
Door widths: 8 to 12 ft.
4 in. 8 in.
2 in. Commercial
Door widths over than 12 ft.
4 in. 10 in.
3 in Industrial 11 in. 13 in.

Note : if you use a Trolley type operator, add 2.5 in.




 

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