Aero Doors is specialized in manufacturing, maintaining and servicing hangardoors for large aircrafts. Based in Florida, USA

Safety Edge for Hangar Doors

The primary purpose of a safety edge is to bring a moving hangar door to an immediate halt when it encounters an obstruction.

Welding Versus Bolting Top Track

Aero Door case studies over the years have shown that not welding the top tracks creates significant issues with how the door operates.

Benefits of AeroDoors’ Oil-Impregnated Bronze Rollers

Bronze has many great properties that make it suitable for top rollers. They are long-lasting because of their resistance to shock load, friction, and wear.

Do Your Hangar Door Rails Need Replacement?

Aero Door has the capability to replace your rusty, rotten hangar door bottom rail with new bottom rails and pour back new concrete.

Why grease pins on your hangar door wheels are critical

Wheels and bearings are critical components on a bottom rolling hangar door. They carry the weight of the door and must move freely. A door that is difficult to move will wear down drive components.

Why specifications are so important for floating door configurations

A floating hangar door system is a series of leaves that move horizontally within the opening. There are no pockets to concede like a biparting hangar door.

Hangar Door Refurbishments

There are occasions when someone wants to replace a vertical lifting hangar door, such as a bifold or hydraulic door, with a sliding or bottom rolling door which moves horizontally on tracks.

Add Natural Light with Hangar Door Windows

Hangar door windows or translucent wall panels are a great way to add aesthetic flare to your building while allowing natural light to penetrate the hangar. You have a limitless choice of window designs to choose from…

What is a Hangar Door Weather Seal?

How can the sealability be improved on a hangar door? We can add a floating weather seal across the top of the door. This will provide better weather seal coverage between the top of the door and the building when the roof deflects upwards.

Personnel Door Frames for Airplane Hangar Doors

Personnel doors provide convenient or emergency egress from the hangar to the flight line and can be installed in a door leaf, or pocket space.

Drainage for Sliding Door Tracks

When designing or refurbishing a large door for a hangar, it’s strongly advisable to include a drainage system on each side of the bottom tracks for rainwater to run off. Inadequate drainage means ASCE rail will corrode in stagnant rainwater.

Horizontal Rolling Large Building Door Configurations

How considerations such as the number of tracks, or number of door leaves and motors that will impact your building design, budget costs, impact the success or failure of the door when people begin using it day to day.

Hangar Door Deflection and Top Guide Rollers

When we use the terms wind or live load deflection in horizontal rolling hangar doors we’re talking about how many inches of vertical movement (+/-) a door can tolerate from wind or snow.

Comparison: Vertical Lifting Hangar Doors or Horizontal Moving?

With so many different styles of hangar door to choose from, we decided it would be helpful to separate those which operate horizontally and those vertically.

What is a Soffit Closure Plate?

There are two models of door opener on the market, the difference between them is how they move the door, how much space is required, functionality features and price.

Hangar Door Leaf Comparison: Pickup Brackets or Cable System?

There are two models of door opener on the market, the difference between them is how they move the door, how much space is required, functionality features and price.

Motorized Hangar Doors Overview, Types and Features

There are two models of door opener on the market, the difference between them is how they move the door, how much space is required, functionality features and price.

Outriggers: Design Options for Aircraft Hangars with Limited Space

Outriggers allow you to build a new bigger frame around the existing opening for larger aircraft and to maximize accessibility.

Hangar Doors Buyers Guide 2021

The most important function of any hangar construction project is the safe and easy way for airplanes to enter and exit and protect the inside when the door is closed. No matter what the weather conditions are the doors must be safe to operate.

What are Safety Sensing Edges and How are they used on Hangar Doors?

The primary goal is to stop the movement of the hangar door before it comes in to contact with an aircraft, a tug, or something else.

Electric Motors and Controls – Junction Box

The junction box should be installed in the top corner, next to where the hangar door top track system ends. Watch the video.

Wheels & Caster Replacement and Specifications

Hangar door wheels shall be of steel plate or cast steel, having a minimum tread diameter as required for the actual wheel loading.

Top Guide Rollers for Steel Sliding Hangar Doors | Hanger Roller Doors

A top guide roller connects the top track to the door panel and in most cases each door panel has two rollers. When replacing a top guide roller…

Bottom Rolling Large Hangar Door Configurations

The beauty of a bottom rolling door is there’s so many different ways that they can operate. There’s a design to suit almost every set of circumstances.