When it comes to a quality exterior door for your building, steel roll up doors provide one of your best solutions. Steel provides a high level security and modern techniques allow steel to be formed in many shapes and styles.
It’s all about the finish
In today’s modern world, rust and corrosion are past problems. High quality steel roll up doors are coated to prevent any deterioration. An overhead door with a galvanized base coat prolongs the life of any steel service door tremendously. Top quality companies use a multi-step process of rinsing, cleaning and preparation. Commercial rolling doors need to withstand the elements. As a result, powder coat painting is the preferred method of finishing. This finish is electrostatically applied then cured at a high heat. The powder coat finish on the roll up door forms like an exterior skin and built in polymers make it and much harder and durable finish than traditional paint. Commercial doors can be powder coated with a large variety of standard colors and custom colors can be mixed. For an advanced rolling door company, they will provide the opportunity to decorate roll up doors with logos, graphics or photographs. This can help provide further company branding or present unique decorating opportunities.
Customize and options
Steel roll up doors also offer greater opportunities for customization. Because of the strength of steel, the roll up door slats can be customized many options. Overhead door slat perforation for visibility and ventilation is a popular option. It can still maintain security and insect control other materials cannot. Because of the strength of the steel roll up door, various other openings can be punched in such as windows or a door. In an overhead coiling door, only steel can offer the most versatility while still providing the security you need.
Steel is just stronger
In larger commercial garage doors, rolling steel doors provide the strength to make larger and odd shaped designs. This allows steel roll up doors that are made to fit into sloping or irregular openings. Various gauges of steel, usually up to 24 gauge, make 30’ widths and 30’ heights standard for a commercial rolling door. Even larger sizes are certainly obtainable with a steel roll up door.
Cookson continues to lead in innovations in roll up door, security gate and closure products. To inquire how Cookson's experts and customer service can help you with your next roll up door project, call 1-800-294-4358.