Properly balanced door with operator

The horsepower of a given electric operator is not an extremely important selection criteria. The balanced weight of a commercial or industrial garage door will vary between 10 to 20 lb (5 to 10 kg) regardless of its size. It is important that the owner of the building be aware that the counterbalance system (torsion springs) must be checked every 3 months in order to ensure that nothing hampers the operation of the system.

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