Overhead Doors – Keeping Out The Cold

Winter is on its way, and it’s time to install overhead doors that hold up in tough cold environments.  The movement of materials in and out of a facility requires overhead doors that open and close quickly and efficiently.  To keep heating and cooling costs under control, it is important to have the right industrial door in place.  Heavy-duty MAXDoors can be built up to 65 feet high with a speed of 8-10 inches per second.

Heavy Duty Vertical Lift Fabric Doors

The Heavy-Duty vertical lift fabric MAXDoor is a simple design that withstands 88mph or 20-psf wind load, and higher wind load is available for any size door.  This door includes a 6-inch-thick door panel instead of the usual 4-inch thickness. Built with self-supporting steel side frames and guides, heavy-duty horizontal beams, and dual layer 22oz heavy duty PVC fabric, the HD MAXDoor will provide a strong and reliable entryway to get you through the toughest of weather conditions.

Door Fabric Colors & Safety Features

MAXDoor offers a wide variety of color fabric options that include:

  • Blue
  • Green
  • White
  • Tan
  • Black
  • Red
  • Grey
  • Yellow
  • Translucent
  • Insect/Bird Screen Fabric

Safety Features

  • Direct drive gear motor with brake
  • Multiple Lifting Belts
  • Manual Brake Release
  • Over travel limit switch
  • Photo-eyes
  • PLC monitored circuits

Options Available

  • Anti-Collision Door Protection System
  • Severe Duty Motor
  • Automatic Door System
  • Operator Mounted Controls
  • Wireless Reversing Edge
  • Door Activation Sensors

Speak with an Expert

Take the next step and reach out to speak with our door application experts at MAXDoor.  Contact us today for a quote.  Made in the USA!

MAXDoor 101: Industrial Doors Made In The USA

Vertical Lift Fabric doors (VLFD’s) give you the flexibility to build a specific door system using standard components.  MAXDoors are designed and built in the USA.  Our doors are designed for the toughest of industrial environments and by design offer minimal operation and maintenance costs.  In addition, your door request is handled by an application engineer focused on providing you with the best door solution.  All MAXDoors offer a 20-25 year service life.

Fabric choices on MAXDoors include a variety of materials for special environments such as high temperature, cut proof, anti-static and translucent.

Model WD VLFD  –  For Door Sizes Up to 24’ W x 24’ H

This door is economical, possesses a long service life and used frequently by warehouses, maintenance, and trade shops.  The door features a floor level brake release and a floor level manual chair hoist in case your facility should lose power.

Model SD -Standard Duty VLFD – For Door Sizes Up to 36’ W x 30’ H

Our simple design ensures minimum operation and low maintenance costs. Head member, side frames and door guides utilize structural steel.  Standard speed in both directions is 10-12 inches per second and faster speeds are available.  This door provides high wind-load resistance and excellent environment separation.

Model HD Heavy Duty High Speed VLFD – For Door Sizes Up to 45’W x 45’ H

With a speed of 20+ inches per second, this MAXDoor is designed for large openings and has a self-supporting head member and side frames utilizing C-15 steel channels to provide superior strength.  Designed with internal traveling horizontal beams and large UHMW guide blocks to provide the highest wind-load resistance.

Model UL VLFD – For Sizes Up to 45’ W x 70’ H

Simple operation ensures minimum operating and maintenance costs.  Custom built for each door application, this MAXDoor offers a variety of control panel types and options. With 4 lifting belts and photo-eyes for monitoring opening and closing, this door is built for safety.

With many years of experience in solving entries for buildings, industrial facilities, airplane and aerospace centers, fire stations, shipyards, crane-bays and more, give MAXDoor a call to find the right solution for your door needs at (248) 915-5838.

Replacing An Overhead Door? Do This First.

Talk To an Expert at MAXDoor

When the time comes to replace an overhead door, look to the door experts.  USA-made Maxdoors are vertical lift fabric doors designed for the toughest of industrial conditions such as factories, mines, loading docks, warehouses, fire stations, military, and aerospace buildings.  By installing a quality MAXDoor you can realize significant savings without sacrificing quality or safety.  MAXDoors have a 20-25 year service life and are 3 times stronger than steel doors and much more energy efficient.  Our doors are custom made to perfectly fit your specific application.

The Low Maintenance – High Quality Solution

By design, MAXDoors are low maintenance and high quality:

  • A simple designed door with no components to get trapped inside the door guides.
  • If a collision occurs, horizonal beams are designed to flex and give way. Put the beams back into the door guides and the door is operational.
  • MAXDoors are designed for high cycle applications (hundreds per day).
  • High wind load resistance up to 150 m.p.h. due to dual-layer fabric and horizontal beams.
  • MAXDoors can operate at a high speed – up to 60” per second

MAXDoors save you money in the long run:

  • Can reduce your energy and utility bill up to 50%
  • Save money on costly maintenance visits and downtime at the door opening
  • MAXDoors are self-supporting and do not put additional load on the building

With MAXDoor you have fabric choices:

  • Available in a variety of colors
  • Available in 18, 20, 22 or 28 ounces
  • Available in material that is fire retardant, low temperature, high temperature, anti-static, etc.

Made In The USA

MAXDoor is owned and operated in Michigan.  With over 35 years in the door business, we have built a door that is designed for strength and durability.

We can answer all of your door replacement questions and custom build a door that meets your specific door needs. Put your trust in MAXDoor and rely on our expertise to replace your overhead door.  Contact us today to learn more about replacing your overhead door.

Searching for Overhead Industrial Doors?

An industry leader in overhead industrial doors for shops, warehouses, factories, mines, hangars, aerospace and more.  MAXDoor is a strong tough commercial overhead door that works exceptionally well in difficult and demanding environments.  The advantages of an overhead MAXDoor far outweigh the competition.  It is the answer for hard to fit doorways of any size and stands strong under adverse weather conditions.

Why MAXDoor Is The Perfect Solution

Reduce Energy Costs – the right overhead industrial door can lower your energy costs as much as 50%.  MAXDoor can perform an evaluation of your facility and recommend ways to stop the heat loss or cool air from escaping at the door entrance.  Having a properly functioning commercial door for loading docks, warehouses, large doorways, or entrances can greatly decrease the amount of energy used to heat or cool your facility.

Wind Load Capacity – MAXDoors are designed and built for a maintained wind load of up to 150 m.p.h. By design, our door utilizes a variety of beam sizes, spacing and material to provide high wind load for any environment. Even in very large overhead doors, MAXDoor maintains its strength. Talk to one of our door experts to better understand how our door stands up in tough environments.

Low Maintenance – You will save big on service calls with a MAXDoor. Our doors require very little maintenance and when they get hit, the door pops out of the door guides.  Our commercial overhead door operates like a roman shade allowing weight and wind load to transfer from the traveling door panel to the door guides at every horizontal beam. The quick fix is to simply put the door back in the guides, and you are back in operation within minutes.  MAXDoor is the only door with this type of capability due to its durable parts and flexible design.

High Speed/High Cycle Operation – MAXDoor is designed for high cycle operations meaning hundreds of cycles per day and can operate at a high speed – up to 60” per second.

MAXDoor is made in the USA and built for strength using steel and other components made in North America. By design of lifting belts and horizontal beams, MAXDoor limits safety issues typically associated with a commercial overhead door.

Contact our MAXDoor specialists to find the answer to your overhead door needs.