Products comparative table for industrial garage doors hardware

The quality of all our commercial & industrial garage door hardware is exceptional. Still, a choice must be made depending on the degree of sturdiness required and the number of daily open/close cycles.

Here are some recommended typical systems:

Our sturdiness scale

Hardware Light Duty
  • 14-gauge steel tracks and mounting brackets*
  • Pull rope
  • Single hinges
Heavy Duty
  • 13-gauge steel tracks and mounting brackets*
  • Pull chain
  • Single or double hinges
Super Heavy Duty
  • 12-gauge steel tracks and mounting brackets*
  • Pull chain or chain hoists
  • Single or double hinges
  • Reinforcement bars
Hardware

Light Duty

  • 14-gauge steel tracks and mounting brackets*
  • Pull rope
  • Single hinges

Heavy Duty

  • 13-gauge steel tracks and mounting brackets*
  • Pull chain
  • Single or double hinges

Super Heavy Duty

  • 12-gauge steel tracks and mounting brackets*
  • Pull chain or chain hoists
  • Single or double hinges
  • Reinforcement bars

*The lower the gauge number, the thicker the steel

The spring acts as a counterweight to facilitate the opening of the door. Choosing a spring depends mainly on the daily number of open/close cycles your door will undergo.

Springs Light Duty
  • 10,000-cycle springs
Heavy Duty
  • 25,000- to 100,000-cycle springs
Super Heavy Duty
  • Springs for over 100,000 cycles
Springs

Light Duty

  • 10,000-cycle springs

Heavy Duty

  • 25,000- to 100,000-cycle springs

Super Heavy Duty

  • Springs for over 100,000 cycles

Document to download

Shop drawing (PDF)

Shop drawing (Autocad)

Comparative cost of door systems

8' x 8' door for loading dock

Door model G-5000 G-5000
Usage 5 cycles/day 35 cycles/day
Hardware Heavy Duty
  • Hardware: 2"
  • 13-gauge tracks
  • Full vertical movement
  • Single hinges
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Pull rope
Super Heavy Duty
  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • Full vertical movement
  • Single hinges
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Pull chain
  • "C"-shaped bumper springs
Springs

Light Duty

10,000-cycle torsion springs

Heavy Duty

50,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Light Duty

Model CF-101 (aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential N/A 27% only
Door model: G-5000
Usage: 5 cycles/day
Hardware

Heavy Duty

  • Hardware: 2"
  • 13-gauge tracks
  • Full vertical movement
  • Single hinges
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Pull rope
Springs

Light Duty

10,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Light Duty

Model CF-101 (aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential
N/A
Door model: G-5000
Usage: 35 cycles/day
Hardware

Super Heavy Duty

  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • Full vertical movement
  • Single hinges
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Pull chain
  • "C"-shaped bumper springs
Springs

Heavy Duty

50,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential
27% only

12' x 12' door for machine shop

Door model G-5000 G-5000
Usage 5 cycles/day 15 cycles/day
Hardware Heavy Duty
  • Hardware: 2"
  • 13-gauge tracks
  • "Standard" vertical movement
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Pull rope
  • Single hinges
Super Heavy Duty
  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • 3 ft. high-lift
  • Vertical tracks fixed with continuous angle bracket
  • Single hinge
  • Chain hoist
Springs

Light Duty

10,000-cycle torsion springs

Heavy Duty

35,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Light Duty

Model CF-101 (aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential N/A 12% only
Door model: G-5000
Usage: 5 cycles/day
Hardware

Heavy Duty

  • Hardware: 2"
  • 13-gauge tracks
  • "Standard" vertical movement
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Pull rope
  • Single hinges
Springs

Light Duty

10,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Light Duty

Model CF-101 (aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential
N/A
Door model: G-5000
Usage: 15 cycles/day
Hardware

Super Heavy Duty

  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • 3 ft. high-lift
  • Vertical tracks fixed with continuous angle bracket
  • Single hinge
  • Chain hoist
Springs

Heavy Duty

35,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential
12% only

18' x 18' door for agricultural building

Door model G-5000 G-5000
Usage 5 cycles/day 12 cycles/day
Hardware Super Heavy Duty
  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • "Standard" vertical movement
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Double hinges
  • Reinforcement struts
  • Chain hoist
Super Heavy Duty
  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • "Standard" vertical movement
  • Vertical tracks fixed with continuous angle bracket
  • Double hinges
  • Reinforcement struts
  • Chain hoist
  • Pusher springs
  • Tension cable bridge reinforcement
  • Precision bearings
Springs

Light Duty

10,000-cycle torsion springs

Heavy Duty

30,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Light Duty

Model CF-101 (aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential N/A 8% only
Door model: G-5000
Usage: 5 cycles/day
Hardware

Super Heavy Duty

  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • "Standard" vertical movement
  • Vertical tracks fixed with mounting brackets
  • Double hinges
  • Reinforcement struts
  • Chain hoist
Springs

Light Duty

10,000-cycle torsion springs

Exterior frame weather stripping

Light Duty

Model CF-101 (aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential
N/A
Door model: G-5000
Usage: 12 cycles/day
Hardware

Super Heavy Duty

  • Hardware: 3"
  • 12-gauge tracks
  • "Standard" vertical movement
  • Vertical tracks fixed with continuous angle bracket
  • Double hinges
  • Reinforcement struts
  • Chain hoist
  • Pusher springs
  • Tension cable bridge reinforcement
  • Precision bearings
Springs

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Exterior frame weather stripping

Heavy Duty

Model CF-303 (reinforced aluminum base and double blade rubber)

Price differential
8% only

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