A support that will reduce the deflection of door sections in horizontal positions. This strut also helps to increase the capability of the wind load on a garage door.
Spring bumpers put at the ends of vertical tracks and prevents the door from coming out of its tracks if lifted too high.
The heat rate that flows through the insulation when there’s a difference in temperature from the outer to inner surface.
A braided band made of several strands of galvanized wire rope also known as Aircraft-Type Cable.
A device that is used to secure two pieces of cable to one another.
A grooved and fitted drum placed onto the shaft of the torsion spring on which the lifting cable is wound onto.
The proper amount of cable that is required to operate the garage door properly.
A part placed on the bottom which is designed to stop or slow the lowering of a garage door if the cable were to break.
A device placed at the end of the cable that will prevent the cable from slipping through the drum.
A fixture placed at the bottom to prevent the door from falling if the cable were to ever break.
A plate or bracket that is used to house the shaft bearing, anchor the torsion springs to the header. It is also used to align and support the counterbalance mechanism to the to the torsion shaft.
A hinge that allows sections of the door to pivot while opening generally located on the intermediate stiles. It is also used between the bottom and intermediate sections as an edge hinge.
This additional assembly is secured to the outside of the garage door near the center of the door. It also provides extra support for wide and heavy doors.
Used to support the shaft in the middle of the door and depending on the width of the door there may be more than one.
The vertical post that is placed in between 2 single garage doors that is used to combat high force winds.
A part of the door section that is vertical and location and structure in which the center hinge will be attached.
The added track that helps to give support to prevent the sagging of an open or horizontal door. This track is more often used with wide or heavy doors.
Used with manually operated doors and can be installed on either side of your door and are secured to the shaft. These blocks are highly recommended for doors 10 feet or taller to help them operate smoothly.
This is the chain that connects from the door to the jackshaft operator which is what opens the door.
A mechanical device that uses a hand chain to open and close the garage door.
This part is used to properly tension the drive train between the operator shaft and the door shaft.
A support that reduces reflection of door sections in the horizontal position. It also helps to increase the doors wind load capability.
Also known as a night latch this square shaft piece connects the outside handle to the inside lock.
A rail without finger joints that is made with one continuous piece of lumber.
The amount of room needed on the side, head and back to properly install a sectional garage door.
This pin is used to hold the counterbalance cable to the bottom bracket or the operator arm to the operator bracket. This pin is held in place with a cotter pin.
This insures that the door(s) work with the same transmitters as indicated by the specifications.
This type of door is used a vehicular entrance on commercial buildings like loading docs, service stations, parking garages, etc.
This is hardware that is used for commercial and industrial type doors as they are stronger and sturdier.
Balancing out with a weight of equal force or weight.
Counteracts the weight of the garage door that will let a reduced force to open and close the door.
Used on commercial and industrial doors these parts are used to connect the two shafts that support the torsion springs. There may be several of these parts depending on the width of the garage door.
The cylinder is what contains the locking pins and accepts the key in a key operated locking mechanism.