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Preparation Is Key Before Ordering A Hangar Door

Sharing Engineering Data Is Part Of Pre-Installation Task

 

January 1, 2022

Photo Courtesy Schweiss Doors

John's 360° Coatings in Clinton, Mississippi, built this 100 foot by 150 foot hangar complete with a Schweiss Hydraulic 115 foot by 23 foot door. The AeroShell Aerobatic Team lined up in front of the hangar after having its T-6 WWII vintage aircraft polished up for their next performance.

When you decide it's time for you to build a new hangar or replace doors on your current hangar there are steps to take to make this process go smoothly and cost efficient as possible.

Contractors, architects, and door buyers should contact a reputable door manufacturer prior to placing a new or replacement door on their hangar to garner important engineering information that will prepare them for the job ahead.

Schweiss Doors can provide door weights and imposed loads that a bifold or hydraulic door exerts on your door header, endwall and building along with windload and design specificat...



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