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. Today we’re going to focus on horizontal bottom rolling door designs which require no pocket space.

Here’s what we cover:


Option 1: Dual Slide Hangar Door Configuration

The least expensive option and for good reason. The panels can be stacked behind one another in a stationary position, but they cannot be moved as a stacked group.

They can only move the same way that a train or slinky operates, which makes door operation a time consuming task on wide openings.

dual slide movement

Option 2: Floating Group Configuration

(Also known as stacking group)

The panels can be stacked behind one another and moved in a stacking group. This is the fastest and most efficient way to operate your hangar door.

stacking group hangar door configuration

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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.