What are the Features of Overhead Door – Model 511 Aluminum Sectional Door That Suits Maximum Light Infiltration or Visibility Requirement of Commercial Buildings

Many commercial buildings like firehouses, service stations, retail environments, professional facilities are looking for commercial doors that provide good light infiltration and high visibility requirement. Overhead Door commercial sectional doors  like the Overhead Door- Model 511 Aluminum Sectional Door that offers a variety of glazing materials, stile widths, finish options and track styles. This commercial sectional door in New Orleans LA emphasizes handsome style as well as durable practicality, providing low maintenance and long service life.  

The 511 Series doors are designed in sizes up to 16’2” wide and 16’1” high (4928 mm and 4902 mm). Featuring a narrow center stile width of 21/32” (17 mm), these doors are sleek, attractive and permit maximum visibility. An array of glazing choices, top- and bottom-rail widths, finishes, and special options customizes the 511 Series to satisfy nearly any project requirement. 

Standard Features at a Glance:

  • Panel thickness 1 3/4” (45 mm)
  • Maximum standard width 16’2” (6147 mm)
  • Maximum standard height 16’1” (4902 mm)
  • Material 6063-T6
  •  aluminum
  • Standard finish 204R-1
  •  clear anodized
  • Center stile width 21/32″ (17 mm)
  • End stile width 2 3/4″ (70 mm)
  • Top rail width 2 3/8″ (60 mm)
  •  or 3 3/4″ (95 mm)
  • Top intermediate rail width 3/4″ (19 mm)
  • Bottom intermediate rail width 5⁄8″ (16 mm)
  • Bottom rail width 2 3/8″ (60 mm) or
  •  3 3/4″ (95 mm) or
  •  4 1/2″ (114 mm)
  • Weatherseals Bottom, flexible
  •  PVC
  • Standard springs 10,000 cycle
  • Track 2″ (51 mm)
  • Mounting Angle
  • Operation Manual pull rope
  • Hinges and fixtures Galvanized steel
  • Lock Galvanized,
  •  interior-mounted
  •  single unitarbonate, wire glass, and insulated glass.


  • Glazing options*: 1⁄8” (3 mm) DSB; 1⁄8” (3 mm) or 1⁄4” (6 mm) plexiglass; 1⁄8” (3 mm) or 1⁄4” (6 mm) tempered; 1⁄8” (3 mm) or 1⁄4” (6 mm) clear Lexan®
  •  1⁄4” (6 mm) wire glass; 1⁄2” (12 mm) insulated glass
  • Electric operator or chain hoist
  • Bottom sensing edge
  • 3” track
  • Bracket mounting (not available on full vertical door tracks)
  • Higher-cycle springs in 25k, 50k, 75k, 100k cycles
  • Exhaust ports

Old commercial doors are utilitarian and, well, drab. Overhead Door Company of New Orleans, a Division of DuraServ  has applied its door expertise to create stylish doors for commercial and industrial applications. It turns out that attractive styling can be carried over to the commercial market. Overhead Door of New Orleans and other manufacturers can build very large commercial doors incorporating aluminum or steel, glass, and special finishes

Commercial doors engineered with aluminum, glass and powder coatings create new esthetic possibilities for businesses and other organizations. The selection of stylish commercial doors is bound to grow over time as more buyers demand doors that work well and look good. Servicing all of Louisiana including New Orleans, Metairie, Slidell, Belle Chasse, and Kenner. With our fleet of fully stocked vehicles and the team of factory-trained service technicians, we work around the clock to keep your loading dock equipment operating safely and efficiently. Dial 504-822-0345. 

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