Why Equip Heavy Industrial Operation Facilities with a Steel Sectional Door in New Orleans, LA?


Sectional garage doors are a well-known choice for heavy industrial operation applications where demands are high in terms of performance, durability and strength, workload downtime and productivity that can provide the businesses a lot number of practical benefits and advantages.

There is a bounty of reasons to select a sectional door. Whatever type of commercial or industrial property you own and purchase, Overhead Door- Model 420 Steel Sectional Door, or Model 420 Series offers a wide selection of benefits:

Highly Durable and Strong

Overhead Door- Model 420 Steel Sectional Door is designed for heavy-duty commercial and industrial applications, built with strength and durability for business applications. These doors are available in 16- or 20-gauge galvanized steel, and in widths up to 32’2 (9804 mm) and heights up to 24’1” (7341 mm). 

These doors combined with precision engineered galvanized hinges and fixtures, and a 2” (51 mm) track to meet stringent building codes and wind loading requirements. The weatherstripping design has a flexible PVC bottom(retainer), perfect for facilities or warehouses, where having extreme weather seasons like hurricanes and typhoons.

Great Space Saver

The vertical lifting action of a sectional door means there is no ‘swing-out’, which enables vehicles to be parked right up resisting the door to be piled next to it on the inside, permitting it easier to load goods. This surely helps maximize space, specifically in loading and vehicle docking bays. Sectional doors can be installed that span the full width of the room and virtually the total height and length.

It has been emphasized that the design uses dead and unwanted space in the garage roof area to store the open door. Moreover, since they do not swing open like standard garage doors, cars can be parked right up against the door, making much better use of the whole entire driveway.

Safety and Security

Commercial sectional doors are extremely and secure. The absence of penetration points means it is more likely impossible for intruders to attain a pivot point for the door open. To ensure the sectional door even more secure, it is highly recommended to fit it just behind the opening. Doing so will surely make your premises more or less impenetrable.


Each sectional door varies in its insulation and weather-protection potentials. Others will offer very high levels of insulation, the same as that of a brick wall. If you require a specific level of insulation, see to it that you ask your manufacturer for further details. The way your sectional door is installed will also affect and determine its insulation levels, so make sure that you utilize a qualified installer. As well as creating a more comfy environment, insulation will help cut down heat loss, potentially saving you money on your energy expenditures.

High Performance and Minimizes Costs

Overhead Door- Model 420 Steel Sectional Doors are engineered for high-usage applications, a special package that improves door performance and life span use. Featured with high-cycle torsion springs in 25k, 50k, 75k or 100k cycles, solid-steel shaft to lessen fatigue and deflection, and a heavy-duty 3” track for additional strength and durability. 

Engineered with Knock & Lock™ Breakaway Door System makes it ideal for high-traffic areas or applications with high downtime workloads. Where if sectional doors are damaged by frequent collisions and bumps with forklifts or other industrial equipment it automatically distances, the quick release/quick reset design of Knock & Lock™ minimizes repair costs and facility downtime.

Overhead Door- Model 420 Steel Sectional Doors

Key Highlights

  • Standard (Max): Width-31’2″ (9500 mm)/ Height-24’1″ (7341 mm)
  • Construction: Exterior Steel-20-Gauge Galvanized Steel/Exterior Surface-Ribbed
  • Thickness (Nominal): 2″ (51 mm)
  • Springs (Standard): 10,000 Cycles
  • Track (Standard): 2″ (51 mm)
  • Mounting (Standard): Angle Mount
  • Back Cover: 26-gauge Galvanized Steel
  • Stiles: Center-16-Gauge Steel/End: 16-Gauge Steel
  • Lock: Interior Mounted Slide Lock
  • Color (Interior): White
  • Finish: White Baked On-polyester
  • Weatherstripping: Flexible PVC Bottom (Retainer)
  • Warranty: 1 Year Limited

Call Overhead Door Company of New Orleans, a Division of Duraserv, at 504-822-0345, our service technicians would be happy to serve for any queries about our Overhead Door- Model 420 Steel Sectional Doors, commercial sectional doors, or any dock equipment and hi-speed doors at our commercial sectional doors New Orleans LA.

You may request for a Service Request at http://bit.ly/ohdno-service-request, or you may contact us at our website at http://bit.ly/ohdno-contact-us.

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