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Old 12-17-2012, 04:42 PM
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Default Recent Project - Doors and Truss Hangers for a new Shop

I had a guy ask me to build him some truss hangers for a new shop that he was building. He was wanting to build his building with as low of a profile as he could. After making a prototype hanger and getting the design and workmanship approved by the truss manufacturer, I build them for him and get them to his contractor to get installed. He then asks me to build him a couple of doors – One for the shop side of the building and the other for the storage side. The doors are 14’6” tall and 26’6” wide. All hinges can be greased from one central spot on the ground. Here’s some pictures…..
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:43 PM
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:44 PM
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:45 PM
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:47 PM
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Default Thats it...

I have plenty more pictures if anyone would like to see anything specific. Thanks for looking!
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:08 PM
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Nice work!

When the doors are closed, how do you keep the cold from coming in around the edges? How are they sealed? Do the hydro cyls keep the doors closed, or are they mechanically latched somehow to keep them closed?

A friend of mine built a similar door for his new shop, and he is trying to figure out answers to the questions above. Thanks in advance for your answers

Corm
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:56 PM
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Thats just awesome right there!

nice show, buddy!
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:37 PM
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Nice work!

When the doors are closed, how do you keep the cold from coming in around the edges? How are they sealed? Do the hydro cyls keep the doors closed, or are they mechanically latched somehow to keep them closed?

A friend of mine built a similar door for his new shop, and he is trying to figure out answers to the questions above. Thanks in advance for your answers

Corm
The doors are sealed with a foam strip where the door closes against the frame. The gap between the door and building side (basically where the j-channel on the building meets the j-channel on the door) is sealed with the same type rubber material used to seal the bottom of a conventional roll up door. The hydraulic cylinders do keep the doors closed - and closed tight! Thanks for looking and let me know if you would like any more info....
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:38 PM
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Thats just awesome right there!

nice show, buddy!
Thanks - appreciate it!
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:55 PM
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I have built a few doors like the ones you built.
Yours are very nice.
You can use a brush type seal too.
I like the brush seals.
The truss hangers are pure art form.
But,why is your shop so dirty and unorganized? Hah!
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