When Quality Meets Style – Smartech’s Glide Away Tilt Garage Doors
Are you still facing a particular situation where you have scarce headroom in your residential garage door? Why don’t you try applying tilt garage doors? This kind of door, Smartech glide away tilt garage doors, is absolutely going to offer you with such a practical solution. Not only appealing in physical style, they also provide you with high quality, ideal strength and durability, as well as excellent security.
Tilt Garage Doors
By definition, tilt-up garage doors are a single leaf door that is hinged at the sides and open upwards. They are highly ideal when low headroom needed. Similar with other garage doors, these doors are available in a large variety of styles and finishes. Also, they can be ordered to meet your specific needs or personal preferences to be in keeping with the design of your fine-looking home living.
Tilt Door Designs
You can find several designs to tilt garage doors which will include vertical, horizontal or diagonal cladding, as well as picture framed or slatted styles to match your property. They are available in an endless array of unique finishes like BHP colorbond steel, amplimesh, aluminum or timber. Aluminum frames and cladding can also be powder-coated to provide the broadest selection of color choices, wheres for timber, you may pick such a superb western red cedar, for example.
Tilt Door Styles
You may select “T” (Track) or “J” (Jamb) type hardware in accordance with your garage door weight and height.
Tilt Door Features
- Spring restraint to assure spring movement is controlled and get rids the possibility of spring separation from the fitting
- Zinc plated fittings provide greater durability, strength and resistance to corrosion
- Springs designed to offer maximum performance
- Minimal installation clearances allow fitting where other style doors will not
- Weatherstrip seal to prevent dust, water and insects entering the garage space
- Strengthened bearing design for greater durability over the life of the fittings
- Robust anti-sway bracket to limit the degree of lateral movement
- Suitable for single and double width garage openings
SmartTech Glide-Away Fully Internal Tilt Garage Door System
Glide-Away Tilt Doors by Smartech Door Systems allows you design your garage door based on the façade of your building or home living. This type of garage door unquestionably offers such a grand entrance feel when the door moves into the open position.
Smartech’s tilt garage door technically opens as a single panel totaling within the boundary of the garage. However, its openings will be vary in design to suit the difference facade appearances. In this case you are required to review your door’s thickness to take into account the opening height, as this is going to determine your drive through height requirements.
Door Frame & Fittings
The Glide-Away tilt door frame is constructed from high strength alloy aluminum profiles and designed to suit Australian Std. Wind Load (AS1170 Parts 1-2). Components are either made of the highest quality of stainless steel or aluminum in a durable powder coat finish. The Tilt door frame is manufactured as a single panel, in which fittings, axles and ball bearing guide rollers already attached. The guide rollers run in specially designed Smartech guide tracks which are vertically mounted, either side of the doorway. The door is counterweight balanced providing effortless dependable operation for years ahead.
Weight covers are designed to enfold the counterweights out of harm’s way and create such a tidy aesthetic finish. Covers will wrap around, extending from the track or motor rack and returning to the wall.
The Glide-Away tilt garage doors are balanced between the frame weight and the weights that are connected via two axle shafts over a pulley sheave. Door movement is guided by bearings attached to the door frame, operating in the particularly extruded aluminum running guides. The axles are placed half way down on the sides of the frame, enabling the door to pivot half in and half out of the building line.
This sort of garage door can have the optional motor fitted. The motor providing a whisper quite operation, which lets the door to move slowly on start-up and increase speed, only to slow down in speed before coming to a stop in the open position. You can notice this soft start and soft stop motor feature when the door operates silently. The motor is located at the top of the tracks to maintain the garage looking clean. Employing a full chain drive system enables years of operation, moreover the chain is entirely hidden by brush seals.
Custom clad finishes are designed to match your building facade, creating the ‘on trend’ flush-finish pursued by architects of many modern homes. Remember that drive-through opening height will be impacted by your chosen door finish and thickness.
Flush Finish Tilt Doors
Flush finished tilt doors and garage doors are a pre-requirement for the current in modern and architectural design. They fits seamlessly into the exterior wall cladding of your home when closed, creating the perception of one solid wall. More than that, they are designed also for strength, security and subtlety, making them as the new wave in garage door design.
Counterweight Garage Door?
A counterweight garage door is said as a great decision to your home living and garage. They offer numerous advantages as follow:
Single frame construction, clad in almost any material, but NOT a roller door or sectional door.
The counterweight garage door lifts up in a tilting motion.
Weight Balanced Lifting Operations
The weight of the door is balanced with a counterweight mechanism on the side of the door’s opening.
No Tracks Needed
There are no tracks on the ceiling or walls of your garage.
The remote control mechanism sits on one side of the garage door opening.