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

Commercial - How much headroom is required above the 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.