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    1.5 second timer delay reverse This device is important whenever a reverse system is specified (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } This device is important whenever a reverse system is specified and the overhead door movement is standard. This 1.5 second delay allows the “spring-drums-cables” lifting mechanism to stop completely and realign properly before going up again.  
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    AirBarrier System™ Garaga door systems have the lowest (...)Read more Garaga door systems have the lowest average air infiltration ratings in the industry.  Flexible U-shaped Bottom Weather-stripping  Double Lip ThermaBlok™ Frame Weather-stripping  Interlok™ Triple Contact Interlocking Jointswww.garaga.com/lab  Optional flexible Top Weather-stripping 
    Anchoring plate This “L”-shaped bracket makes the connection between track and wall (...)Read more This “L”-shaped bracket makes the connection between track and wall. Garaga welds this bracket to the track so it won’t require adjustment.
    Anchoring plates (tracks) Brackets that are welded or bolted onto the vertical (...)Read more Brackets that are welded or bolted onto the vertical tracks to secure the tracks to the wall.
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    Batteries (3, 9 or 12 Volts) Three-volt lithium batteries are used with most LiftMaster (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } Three-volt lithium batteries are used with most LiftMaster Security+ 2.0 remote controls. There are two possible battery models, either the CR2016 or the CR2032.  3-volt LithiumBattery Some older residential remote controls used 12-volt batteries, but more often, they are used with remotes for commercial door openers. 12-voltBatteries Nine-volt batteries are used by exterior keypads and some remote controls other than those of LiftMaster, Chamberlain or Mastercraft. 9-voltBattery
    Battery Back-up (emergency) In the event of a power outage, you can open and close your garage door (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } In the event of a power outage, you can open and close your garage door in complete safety and security.. This battery may only be used with LiftMaster, Chamberlain or Mastercraft (Sears) brand door openers. Battery Backup(residential) 475LM  The 485LM backup battery can be used with model 3850 door openers. Battery Backup(residential) 485LM 
    Bottom brackets Brackets installed at the bottom of the door on which the lift cables (...)Read more Brackets installed at the bottom of the door on which the lift cables are hooked and a single or double roller is installed. WARNING: Never remove this bracket because the whole lifting system (spring / tube / drum / cable) is under very high tension.
    Brackets A steel structure in the shape of an L (...)Read more A steel structure in the shape of an L, one arm of which is fixed to a vertical surface and the other supports a rail.
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    Center plates Used with torsion spring hardware, it supports the shaft or tube at the (...)Read more Used with torsion spring hardware, it supports the shaft or tube at the center of the door. There may be more than one center plate depending on the width of the door. WARNING: Never remove this bracket because the whole lifting system (spring / tube / drum / cable) is under very high tension.
    Chain blocks A chain block is used with a manually operated garage door and can be (...)Read more A chain block is used with a manually operated garage door and can be installed on either side of the door. They are secured to the full shaft on which the spring system is secured. Its use is strongly suggested for any door over 10 ft. (3 m) high so the door can be operated safely. For smaller doors, a pull chain can be used.     
    Chain for Jackshaft Operators It is recommended to install a chain hoist when using jackshaft operators (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } It is recommended to install a chain hoist when using jackshaft operators installed next to a commercial or industrial garage door. These door openers (ex.: MH) are equipped with an opener disconnect system in case of a power outage. In this case, you can open or close the door using the chain hoist mechanism. Chain for JackshaftOperators  
    Clearances The amount of side room, head and back room required (...)Read more The amount of side room, head and back room required to properly install a sectional door.
    Coaxial Radio Receiver Must insure that doors working (...)Read more Must insure that doors working with the same transmitters are clearly indicated in specifications.
    ColdStop System™ Our garage door system offers the best insulation on the market (...)Read more Our garage door system offers the best insulation in the market. It conserves energy and saves money by way of numerous thermal breaks. This ensures chill-free winters and cool summers in both garage and home. When shopping for a garage door be sure to insist on all the ColdStop features you get with a Garaga garage door system. You will feel the difference.  InterLok™ Triple Contact Interlocking Jointswww.garaga.com/lab  Wood End Blockswww.garaga.com/lab  Double Lip ThermaBlok™ Frame Weather-stripping  Flexible U-shaped Bottom Weather-stripping  High Density Pressure-injected Polyurethane Foam  Sealed Thermo-pane Windows  Optional Flexible Top Weather-stripping   
    Commercial door A sectional overhead type door which is intended for vehicular use at (...)Read more A sectional overhead type door which is intended for vehicular use at entrances of commercial buildings such as loading docks and service stations, normally operated less than 5,000 cycles annually.
    Commercial Door Receivers (radio control) The 850LM Universal Receiver uses frequencies of 310 (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } The 850LM Universal Receiver uses frequencies of 310, 315 and 390 MHz.It is compatible with the following remote controls: 811LM, 813LM, 890LM, 893MAX, 895MAX, 877MAX. Commercial Door Receiver(850LM)  The STAR1000 Commercial Receiver is designed for commercial applications such as parking lots, parking garages and employee gate entrances. STAR1000 offers user-friendly programming and can hold up to 1,000 Security+ 2.0® remote controls. Commercial ReceiverSTAR1000  Weather-resistant receiver designed for both gated communities and commercial buildings. Both the receiver and accompanying remote controls feature Security+ 2.0 technology. Universal WeatherResistant Receiver(860LM)
    Commercial hardware The commercial and industrial hardware designed by Garaga for (...)Read more The commercial and industrial hardware designed by Garaga for industrial, commercial and agricultural garage doors, has outstanding quality and is exceptionally strong. The choice should be made based on the level of sturdiness required by the door model you have chosen and the number of daily operating cycles (open/close).
    Continuous angle on vertical tracks 12 ga. steel angle welded on the whole length of the (...) Read more 12 ga. steel angle welded on the whole length of the vertical track providing for solid fastening to the wall. There is also the possibility to fasten the tracks to the wall with flag brackets (4 in. high). The larger the size and the higher the use frequency, the more reason to fasten the tracks with continuous angle.
    Couplings For commercial and industrial doors, the coupling connects the two full shafts (...)Read more For commercial and industrial doors, the coupling connects the two full shafts that support the torsion springs. Based on the width of the door, there may be several couplings.
    C-shaped bumper Strongly recommended, these C-shaped spring bumpers are placed at (...)Read more Strongly recommended, these C-shaped spring bumpers are placed at the ends of vertical tracks on loading dock garage doors (8’ X 8’, 2.5 m X 2.5 m) with full vertical or high lift movement and manually operated (pull chain or rope). These bumpers prevent the door from coming out of the tracks if was lifted too hard.
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    Decorative hardware Decorative accessories that set your (...)Read more Decorative accessories that set your door apart and add a touch of class to it.
    Door movement There are 4 basic types of movement: standard lift, high lift, full vertical lift and low headroom (...)Read more There are 4 basic types of movement: standard lift, high lift, full vertical lift and low headroom. The room available between the top of the door and the ceiling (or first obstruction) determines the type of door movement to use.
    Door opener A motorized device for opening and closing a garage door (...) Read more A motorized device for opening and closing a garage door.
    Double door Commonly used to refer to larger width doors usually on multi-car garages (...)Read more Commonly used to refer to larger width doors usually on multi-car garages.
    Dura+ Garaga’s ultra-robust residential hardware system, comparable in strength to light commercial components (...)Read more Garaga’s ultra-robust residential hardware system, comparable in strength to light commercial components, ensures your door operates at maximum efficiency, doubling the lifespan of your garage door.
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    Electric Chain Hoist Operator Similar to a “Jack Shaft” type operator (...)Read more Similar to a “Jack Shaft” type operator but with an auxiliary emergency chain hoist in case of a power failure. .
    Electric operators See door opener (...)Read more See door opener.
    EnergyAce™ Garaga’s outstanding energy conservation system (...)Read more Garaga’s outstanding energy conservation leaves the others out in the cold. Our garage door system offers the best energy efficient solution on the market with superior insulation and numerous thermal breaks. You will feel the difference.  High Density Pressure-injected  Polyurethane Construction  InterLok™ Triple Contact Interlocking Jointswww.garaga.com/lab  Sealed Thermo-pane Windows  Double Lip ThermaBlok™ Frame Weather-stripping  Flexible U-shaped Bottom Weather-stripping  
    Exhaust traps An exhaust trap is used to expel gas emissions coming from a vehicle’s (...)Read more An exhaust trap is used to expel gas emissions coming from a vehicle’s exhaust pipe to outside of the garage. Its diameter can be either 3 or 4 inches (76 or 102 mm).
    Extension springs Counterbalanced springs which provide lifting power by stretching (...)Read more Counterbalanced springs which provide lifting power by stretching. Also called stretch springs. Extension springs are mounted to the rear track hangers on each side of the garage. They are attached to a pulley at the other end of the spring.
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    Galvanizing Zinc coating to protect steel against corrosion (...)Read more Zinc coating to protect steel against corrosion.
    Garaga Experts Garage door professionals who meet our strict criteria for knowledge (...)Read more Garage door professionals who meet our strict criteria for knowledge, experience, and reputation. When choosing a garage door, you deserve the utmost in professionalism.
    Gauge Unit of measure to evaluation the thickness of sheet metal (...)Read more  Unit of measure to evaluation the thickness of sheet metal. The smaller the gauge number, the thicker the steel.
    Gears & Sprockets It sometimes happens that certain parts for residential garage door (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } It sometimes happens that certain parts for residential garage door openers break or wear out prematurely because they are made in plastic. It sometimes happens that certain parts for residential garage door openers break or wear out prematurely because they are made in plastic. Contact us to get these parts replaced quickly.  Residential Door Opener – GEARRepair parts for garage door opener
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    Headroom Space between the opening height (...)Read more Space between the opening height of the door and the garage ceiling.
    Hinges To make the independent sections act as a complete door, the sections must be hinged together (...)Read more To make the independent sections act as a complete door, the sections must be hinged together. Hinges are found on the end stiles and center stiles at the meeting rails. All hinges perform 2 basic functions: 1) with bolts or screws, they join the sections together, and 2) they allow the sections to “break”, independent of each other, as the door travels.
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    Industrial door A sectional overhead-type door which is intended for vehicular use at entrances (...)Read more A sectional overhead-type door which is intended for vehicular use at entrances of parking garages, factories and manufacturing plants, normally operated in excess of 5,000 cycles per year.
    Inside lock Spring loaded, sliding deadbolt lock operable only from interior of the door (...)Read more Spring loaded, sliding deadbolt lock operable only from interior of the door.
    Insulation Material having the ability to reduce heat or cold transmission (...)Read more Material having the ability to reduce heat or cold transmission. Two popular types are foamed-in-place “polyurethane” and rigid panel “polystyrene”. Sectional steel doors are available with various types of insulation.
    InterLock Triple contact interlocking joints that block cold air and create thermal breaks between metal door skins to prevent cold or heat transfer (...)Read more Triple contact interlocking joints that block cold air and create thermal breaks between metal door skins to prevent cold or heat transfer. Garaga’s InterlockTM joints stop heat transfer 35% better than the average of its competitors and outperform the competition by a factor of 50 on wind transfer between door sections.
    Interlocking joints See InterLock (...)Read more See Interlock
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    Jackshaft operator Electric operator which mounts on the wall or ceiling and directly (...)Read more Electric operator which mounts on the wall or ceiling and directly drives the torsion spring shaft. For use only on high lift clearance or vertical lift doors.
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    LaserCraft Technology Our unique LaserCraft high precision manufacturing process (...)Read more Our unique LaserCraft high precision manufacturing process uses cutting-edge digital technology to ensure an extremely tight fit between the overlays.
    Lift cables, Safety cables Lift cables are used to raise and lower the garage door. They are attached to (...)Read more Lift cables are used to raise and lower the garage door. They are attached to the bottom brackets and the drums (attached to the tube).Based on the weight of the door, the cables are wider and contain more steel wire.Safety cables: installed on residential hardware with extension spring systems. These cables are inserted in the spring, and if the spring happens to break, the cables keep the broken spring in place.
    Lift handles If you manually operate your door, there are different types of lift handles (...)Read more If you manually operate your door, there are different types of lift handles, with or without a step plate. Even if you have an electric door opener, it is always handy to have a lift handle installed on the inner side of the door. Lift handles    Step plates    DASMA 116 lift handles
    Locks If your garage door does not have an electric garage door opener, there are (...)Read more If your garage door does not have an electric garage door opener, there are two types of locks (with or without key) that can be installed, either on both the exterior and interior of the door, or only on the interior. Even if you have a door opener, you can install a lock on the interior of the door. If you leave your home for a long period of time, this lock ensures you are well protected against any intrusion. Before engaging this lock, it is important to block all use of your door opener from the wall panel or, even simpler, to disconnect the door opener from the electrical outlet. When you return home, it will only take a few minutes to reprogram your remote controls. Central cable lock (with key)    Side locks
    Logic Board (circuit) LiftMaster circuit boards contain all the functionality you need to have a (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } LiftMaster circuit boards contain all the functionality you need to have a smoothly operating garage door opener. If your garage door opener isn't responding to your remotes or keypads, it could be a problem with the circuit board. Logic boards make your door function normally and make the process of opening your garage door automatic and smooth. A properly functioning garage door is the key to having safe home or commercial space and all of those functions are dependent on the circuit board. Contact us for any replacement parts and a quick service call. Logic Board (Circuit)(residential opener)  
    LongLife Components™ Heavy-duty corrosion-resistant steel or aluminum doors (...)Read more LongLife Components™ are your garage door system’s backbone. Heavy duty corrosion-resistant steel and aluminum and Dura+ hardware make it the longest-lasting garage door system on the market.  A Commercial Spec Metal Skin  Wood End Blocks  20,000-cycle Torsion Springs  Welded Jamb Brackets  14-gauge Galvanized Steel Track  White Nylon Rollers with 11-ball Bearings  Sealed Thermo-pane Windows &  One-piece Injected Window Frames  Window frames of polypropylene  
    Loop detectors This system is installed at about 6 feet from the door on the inside of (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } This system is installed at about 6 feet from the door on the inside of the building (concrete slab) or on the outside (asphalt). Metallic objects traveling over the loop detector affect the magnetic field of the loop. The detector senses this change and gives a signal to open or close the door. Must be installed by a qualified electrician.  Elite Plug-in LoopDetector (AELD)  
    Lubricant for PVC Parts We carry lubricants suited to garage doors. This lubricant is applied to PVC (...)Read more We carry lubricants suited to garage doors. This lubricant is applied to PVC parts, such as the weatherstripping found on the perimeter and bottom of the door as well as between sections.The lubricant for PVC parts is silicone-based. It doesn’t collect dust.To learn how to apply it, click here. Garaga recommends lubricating the different garage door components at least twice a year. Silicone Lubricant for PVC Parts
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    Manufacturer An enterprise that manufactures something (...)Read more An enterprise that manufactures something. There are two distinctive manufacturers; Garaga is a garage door manufacturer and LiftMaster is a door opener manufacturer.
    Metal skin Surface of the metal. Garaga offers a (...)Read more Surface of the metal. Garaga offers a commercial spec metal skin: 5 coats of rust protection with the same steel quality inside and outside.
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    Operation cycle One complete cycle of a door begins with the door in the closed position (...)Read more One complete cycle of a door begins with the door in the closed position. The door is then moved to the open position and back to the closed position again. The number of cycles is a unit of measurement for the longevity of the mechanical spring component of the door. The springs generally offered on the market have a service life of 10,000 cycles representing more than 13 years of operation at 2 openings per day. The Dura+ springs in the Garaga garage door hardware offer twice the longevity.
    Other kinds of weather seal For some precise applications where the weathertightness of the (...)Read more For some precise applications where the weathertightness of the door is important, we can install weatherstripping on the top section. Top section weather sealAs well, in other specific situations, weather seal installed on the threshold of the door may be necessary. Storm Shield garage door thresholdLastly, for your steel roll-up doors or loading dock doors, brush-type weather seals are also available. Strip Brushes for Weather Seals
    Overlay Decorative PVC moulding permanently fused to the door surface in the factory (...)Read more Decorative PVC moulding permanently fused to the door surface in the factory.
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    Panels Rigid door sections injected with high density pressure-injected polyurethane and having wood end blocks (...)Read more Rigid door sections injected with high density pressure-injected polyurethane and having wood end blocks. Standard door height is usually composed of 4 or 5 panels.
    Perforated / Slotted angles Slotted angles are 10 ft. (3 m) long metal strips used to secure the (...)Read more Slotted angles are 10 ft. (3 m) long metal strips used to secure the horizontal tracks and garage door opener to the ceiling. Their triangular shape provides greater strength. To avoid the excessive transfer of noise caused by the vibrations of the opener and the movement of the door, it is advised to place a ¼” (6 mm) rubber pad between the slotted angle and the roof truss.
    PermaFix Fusion Process Our PermaFix process literally fuses the trim pieces (...)Read more Our PermaFix process literally fuses the trim pieces with the steel panels and ensures their optimum adhesion to the doors.
    Photo-electric sensor Placed next to the door tracks, this infra-red system (...)Read more Placed next to the door tracks, this infra-red system reverses the door on the way down when the light beam becomes obstructed. There are 2 types of sensors:          A «transmitter-receiver» infra-red beam, such as the CPS from Lift-Master.          A «transmitter-reflector» modulated beam, reflected by a mirror, such as the model 42 GRU-9000 from Allen          Bradley or CPSRL-N4 from Lift-Master. For both models, the best efficiency is achieved within 30 feet. These systems are sensitive and the beams mustbe well aligned. Unless protective posts have been installed on the interior side of the door, we suggestinstalling an “L” shaped track guard to prevent any disturbance of the beams in high traffic areas.    
    Plugs (springs) The plugs are installed at the ends of torsion-type springs. One is fixed and (...)Read more The plugs are installed at the ends of torsion-type springs. One is fixed and the other is used to put tension on the spring to open or close the garage door.
    Pneumatic Sensing Edge A pneumatic sensing edge system is strongly recommended for high foot-traffic or (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } A pneumatic sensing edge system is strongly recommended for high foot-traffic or vehicle-traffic areas. A pneumatic sensing edge system is strongly recommended for high foot-traffic or vehicle-traffic areas. Light contact with the hose is enough to activate this sensitive system. It is connected to a take-up reel (if the door is 12 ft. / 3.7 m or over in height) or a coil cord located beside the door. It is suggested to install a photoelectric-eye system with this pneumatic sensing edge system. PneumaticSensing Edge(OES-SD16) 
    Polypropylene Thermoplastic resins which are hard (...)Read more Thermoplastic resins which are hard and durable and are used to make Garaga’s window frames.
    Polyurethane foam Injected into all Garaga door panels, ensuring a high thermal-resistance (...)Read more Injected into all Garaga door panels, ensuring a high thermal-resistance rating and solidness and offers twice the compression resistance of polystyrene.
    Power Unit A complete torsion spring assembly consisting of springs, shaft, winding (...)Read more A complete torsion spring assembly consisting of springs, shaft, winding and dead-end cones, drums and cables.
    Precision bearings End bearing plates supporting the weight of the door and spring system (...)Read more End bearing plates supporting the weight of the door and spring system. Strongly recommended for doors weighing 650 lbs (295 kg) and more or for high cycle doors. Football type center bearing plates are also required.
    Properly balanced door It is important to remember that a residential, commercial or industrial type door must always be properly balanced (...)Read more It is important to remember that a residential, commercial or industrial type door must always be properly balanced. Its dead weight should be between 10 and 20 lbs. (5 and 10 kg). If the door feels heavier than that, the source of the problem must be identified and corrected (ex.: springs that have lost their effectiveness). A properly balanced door can be stopped at any position.
    Properly balanced door with operator The horse power of a given electric operator is not an extremely important (...)Read more The horse power of a given electric operator is not an extremely important selection criteria. The balancedweight of a commercial or industrial garage door will vary between 10 to 20 lbs. (5 to 10 kg) regardless of its size. It is important that the owner of the building be aware that the counter balance system (torsion springs) must be checked every 3 months in order to insure that nothing hampers the operation of the system.
    Protection posts Steel pipes filled with concrete, 54 in.(1.4 m) high (above ground), painted (...)Read more Steel pipes filled with concrete, 54 in.(1.4 m) high (above ground), painted in bright colours, installed to protect the hardware system from impact (ex.: lift trucks). Other types of protective devices are also available : « Z » style fender guards, 3/16” thick steel (4.7 mm) welded to the tracks and bolted to the wall or “L” type track guards (3” x 3” x 60”), 1/4” thick steel (6.4 mm).
    Pull chain Spring equipped chain for manually operated garage doors (...)Read more Spring equipped chain for manually operated garage doors (less than 100 sq.ft. (11 sq.m)), used to slow theopening/closing of the door.
    Pulleys Pulleys are only used with extension-type hardware. They serve as a link (...)Read more Pulleys are only used with extension-type hardware. They serve as a link between the bottom brackets (bottom section) and the spring attached over the horizontal track.
    Pusher springs Ressorts installés au bout des rails horizontaux afin d’aider une porte de (...)Read more Pusher springs are installed at the end of horizontal tracks to assist a door over 170 sq. ft. (16 sq m) in lowering safely.Only used for standard movement (regular) doors, and especially when a jackshaft opener is installed.
    PVC weather-stripping Thermoplastic resin used in all Garaga weather strips (...) Read more Thermoplastic resin used in all Garaga weather strips for better and long-lasting performances.
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    Qualified electrician All electrical work (wiring, conduit and connections) must be done (...)Read more All electrical work (wiring, conduit and connections) must be done by a qualified electrician.The garage door specialist will install the electric opener and accessories making sure everything works well, buthe cannot connect them to the building’s power supply.
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    Radio transmitter Technology has made this accessory invaluable considering the (...)Read more Technology has made this accessory invaluable considering the number of codes available. It can be usedfor one or several doors. It is important to mention the number of doors that the transmitter must open. Forcondominiums, the number of transmitters that can be used is almost unlimited.
    Reinforcement struts, bridge struts Reinforcement struts, either 2¼” or 3” and 22 gauge,(...)Read more Reinforcement struts, either 2¼” or 3” and 22 gauge, are used to support the garage door when it is in a horizontal position (open). It is recommended to install them for doors over 12’4” (3.8 m) wide, and to screw them in at the suggested area for greater strength.For very large doors, over 20’ (6 m) wide, there are bridge struts.
    Residential door A sectional overhead-type door which is intended for use in a residential garage (...)Read more A sectional overhead-type door which is intended for use in a residential garage, and normally operated less than 1,500 cycles per year.
    Residential hardware There are different types of residential hardware. Some come with parts (...)Read more There are different types of residential hardware. Some come with parts welded to tracks and others bolted. In all cases, if your door is used frequently, or for peace of mind, request hardware with 14-gauge-thick tracks, and if the door is wider than 12 ft. (4.3 m) the horizontal tracks should be reinforced.
    RockSolid Construction™ Six solid attributes against winter conditions (...)Read more Built to withstand extreme Canadian weather and rough handling, this is the world’s most rugged garage door system.  Triple Contact Interlocking Constructionwww.garaga.com/lab  Reinforced Horizontal Tracks &  3 Reinforcement Struts (On Double Garage Doors)  14-gauge Galvanized Steel Tracks  14-gauge Reinforced Metal Plates  Welded Jamb Brackets  High Density Pressure-injected Polyurethane  fused to 2 skins of Metal   
    Rollers Steel, ball-bearing wheels (...)Read more Steel, ball-bearing wheels which allows sections to roll freely along door tracks.
    R-Value Ability of a material to retard the transmission of heat (...)Read more Ability of a material to retard the transmission of heat. The higher “R” value, the better insulating performance. Note: Garaga doors are made of high-density pressure-injected polyurethane. Up to R-18 insulation. Twice the thermal resistance of polystyrene.
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    Screw cover Small caps to hide screw heads (...)Read more Small caps to hide screw heads and enhance the door perimeter’s appearance.
    Screws, washers, nuts & bolts Garage doors hardware systems come with hundreds of small parts (...)Read more Garage doors hardware systems come with hundreds of small parts used to screw or securely attach all components. Carriage bolts    Self-tapping screws    Bolts
    Sideroom A horizontal measurement from each side of the door opening (...)Read more A horizontal measurement from each side of the door opening, outward to the nearest obstruction within the garage.
    Single door Commonly refers to smaller width doors (...)Read more Commonly refers to smaller width doors frequently seen on one-car garages.
    Solid shaft 1’’ diameter solid steel rod (or 1.25’’ for large doors) that supports (...)Read more 1’’ diameter solid steel rod (or 1.25’’ for large doors) that supports the torsion springs. This shaft is attached to the wall with bearing plates. When a chain hoist is used, it is attached to the steel shaft.
    Steel end caps 16 ga. Steel caps installed on the end of the panels. Can be used with (...)Read more 16 ga. Steel caps installed on the end of the panels. Can be used with single or double hinges. Recommended for high cycle doors. Note that end caps create a thermal bridge between the exterior and interior surfaces.
    Struts Also called trusses, these are “U”-shaped metal reinforcement members (...)Read more Also called trusses, these are “U”-shaped metal reinforcement members, attached to the inside of the door to add strength and rigidity. Struts are necessary on wide, heavy doors to help prevent sagging and bowing in the horizontal position, and to provide additional reinforcement to comply with the required wind loading.
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    Tension bridges Used on large doors (20 ft. or 6m wide). By using them to complement (...)Read more Used on large doors (20 ft. or 6m wide). By using them to complement the reinforcement struts, tension bridges(bridge or cable) will support the door in high wind areas or if the door remains in the open position for more than 8 hours at a time.
    ThermaBlok PVC frame weatherstripping with exterior (...)Read more PVC frame weatherstripping with exterior screw covers and double contact weatherseal. Significantly reduces air infiltration around the door.
    Thermal break A thermal break is an element of low thermal conductivity (...)Read more A thermal break is an element of low thermal conductivity placed in an assembly to reduce or prevent the flow of thermal energy between conductive materials. InterlockTM triple-contact interlocking joints create a thermal break to completely seal gaps, block cold air between door sections, and prevent cold or heat transfer. Wood end blocks are also the most effective thermal break of all.
    Thermo-pane window A thermo-pane window has two panes of glass separated by a trapped air space (...)Read more A thermo-pane window has two panes of glass separated by a trapped air space. The trapped air acts as an insulator, reducing heat loss through the glass.
    Timer-to-close It is recommended to use the adjustable timer-to-close function of (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } It is recommended to use the adjustable timer-to-close function of the Timer Light Status Option card for applications such as fire stations and parking garages. It is easy to program a delay between 0 and 90 minutes to automatically close the door. It is important to install a photoelectric reversal system along with this equipment. Timer Light StatusOption Card  
    Top brackets There are 2 types: fixed or adjustable (...)Read more There are 2 types: fixed or adjustable. This bracket must be properly installed to ensure that the top section rests on the exterior weatherstripping so that the door is weathertight and allows no infiltration of air. Adjustable top bracket    Fixed top bracket
    Torsion springs This spring system, while slightly more complex, performs the same counter-balancing function (...)Read more This spring system, while slightly more complex, performs the same counter-balancing function. Mounted above the door opening, the spring is manually wound, or charged, then installed on a shaft which runs through the spring. The spring actually turns the shaft which raises or lowers the door via the cables winding on drums. Torsion springs are generally smoother in operation, longer lasting and safer than extension springs when installed properly.
    Track Garage door tracks usually consist of 4 pieces (...) Read more Garage door tracks usually consist of 4 pieces (2 vertical and 2 horizontal). The purpose of a track is to provide a roadway for the roller wheels. The vertical track is mounted to the jamb with brackets on each side of the door opening. The horizontal track is mounted to the top of the vertical track, the door jamb and the garage ceiling. The horizontal track contains a curved end called the radius. In the closed position, the door rests in the vertical track. In the open position, the door is suspended from the horizontal track
    Track protectors There are two types of track protectors for commercial and industrial doors: (...)Read more There are two types of track protectors for commercial and industrial doors: Z-shaped for high traffic and L-shaped for low traffic.These protectors reinforce vertical tracks in the event of impact from heavy-duty equipment.Protection posts can also be installed.
    Tracks (horizontal & vertical) The vertical and horizontal tracks guide the door while opening and closing (...)Read more The vertical and horizontal tracks guide the door while opening and closing. Track thickness for residential doors is 14 or 16 gauge. The smaller the number, the thicker the steel. For commercial or industrial doors, the steel can be 14, 13 or 12 gauge.
    Trolley operator Electric operator which mounts above the door in the horizontal position (...)Read more Electric operator which mounts above the door in the horizontal position and lifts the door by pulling the top section. Specifically designed for normal-headroom and low-headroom doors.
    TrueFit design™ Garaga door systems are versatile (...) Read more Garaga door systems are the most adaptable and versatile for renovation and special dimensions. They are custom-made to perfectly match any size opering.  Precision-fit  Premafix™ Fusion Process  and laserCraft™ Technology  Individualy Crafted Panels and Designs  One-Piece Injected Window Frames  PVC Weather-stripping  Brightness of our whitewww.garaga.com/lab 
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    U-shaped bottom weather-stripping A “U”-shaped vinyl or neoprene weatherstrip retained in an aluminum extrusion fastened to the bottom of the bottom section (...)Read more A “U”-shaped vinyl or neoprene weatherstrip retained in an aluminum extrusion fastened to the bottom of the bottom section. This rubber stays flexible during cold periods and ensures that wind and rain cannot penetrate between the floor and door. It stays flexible and efficient even at -62°F (-52°C). For better efficiency, make sure to have a positive slope threshold to the outside of the door.
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    Vertical Lift A hardware design that allows a sectional door to open vertically (...)Read more A hardware design that allows a sectional door to open vertically along the wall above the door opening. The door panels stay vertically aligned.
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    Wall Control Panels The 880LM is a smart control panel that lets you program your (...)Read more .rond { border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -webkit-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; -moz-border-radius: 7px 7px 7px 7px; } The 880LM is a smart control panel that lets you program your remote controls quickly. It comes with a lighted LCD screen. It is compatible with LiftMaster’s Security+ 2.0 door openers and is equipped with a timer that automatically closes the garage door (when a time has been preprogrammed). It shows the time, temperature and any needed maintenance. It has built-in motion detector that activates the door opener lights. It features a “LOCK” button that blocks all use of the door opener if maintenance is needed. 880LM SmartControl Panel(Residential)  The 881LM is a wall-mounted control panel.It is compatible with LiftMaster Security+ 2.0 door openers with a YELLOW learn button and is equipped with a timer that automatically closes the garage door after a pre-programmed number of minutes.It has an integrated motion detector that turn on opener lights automatically.It features a “LOCK” button that blocks all use of the door opener if maintenance is needed. Motion-DetectingControl Panel withTimer-to-Close(881LM)  The 886LM is a motion-detecting control panel.It is compatible with LiftMaster Security+ 2.0 door openers. It automatically turns on the opener light when motion is detected by its sensor.It features a light control button, a LOCK button to deactivate all remote controls for extra security, and a maintenance alert system. Motion-DetectingControl Panel(886LM)  There are different wall controls for commercial door openers, for indoor use exclusively, as well as some for exterior usage with a key.To find the product for you, contact us. 3-Button IndoorSurface Mount Station02103L 
    Weather-strip A narrow strip of material to cover (...)Read more A narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold.
    Wind Load The amount of force that the wind exerts (...)Read more The amount of force that the wind exerts upon a door as it stands in an opening.
    Wood end block The wood blocks are located at each end of the panel (...)Read more The wood blocks are located at each end of the panel.The hinges and rollers are attached to wood end blocks with heavy duty lag screws adding stability and life to heavily used doors. Also, as in high end entry doors, it is the most effective thermal break of all.

 

 

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