We offer a full line up of electric motors and control systems for bottom rolling hangar doors. These American made systems are suitable for almost any new or existing bottom rolling door system.

Each electric motor is designed around the specifications of the hangar door, which ensures key performance attributes such as traction and horse power are met.

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Types of Electric Motors

There are two common types of electric motor for hangar doors.

In-Frame Motor Operator

The first type will be mounted internally within the door framing. This is commonly referred to as an in-frame motor operator.

Surface Mounted Operator

While the second type is just attached to the door panel. This has many names but the most common are surface mounted operator, pneumatic tire operator, or door wheeler.

Electric Motor Operation

The electric motor operator drives the powered door section. The non-powered door sections are interconnected to the powered door section by means of either a neoprene cushioned mechanical bumper pick-up system, or cables.

Each traveling grouped multi-panel will travel using the top guide and bottom rail assemblies.

Electric Motor Mechanics

The electric motors consist of an electric brake motor, gear reducer, sprockets, roller chain, disconnect and tensioning device. Electric motor operators are suitable for single or three phase supply.

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Paul has over 14-years of sales and marketing experience in the hangar door industry. Prior to this, Paul spent 8 years working in a sales division of Apple Inc, where skills in supply chain, selling and customer service were taught at a multinational level.