Roller Shutter Door Essay

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4.0 TYPE OF DOOR USED IN THE FACTORY

4.1 Roller Shutter Door

Definition
A roller shutter, roller door or sectional overhead door is a type of door or window shutter consisting of many horizontal slat hinged together. This type of door is raised to open it and lowered to close it. Function of roller shutter door is to provide against with wind, rain, fire resistance, sound insulation and for safety security.

Type of Roller Shutter Door Use in Factory
In our study this small factory, they used two types of roller shutter door which are the motorized roller shutter and the gear type roller shutter door. The location of roller shutter can refer to layout plan D1, D3 and D5.

In factory the motorized roller shutter door put in the main entrance and back entrance of door. Motorized roller shutter
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Window Detail
Frame Material: Metal
Front Window: 1200 mm height × 2400 mm width (as shown in figure 5.1)
Ironmongery: UPVC window latch lock, Stainless steel friction hinges (as shown in figure 5.0)

Ironmongery

• UPVC window latch lock: The window latch lock is the standard lock seen in most windows. The window latch lock attaches to one window and securely connects to another window when closed. This is achieved when the user turns the handle on the latch, locking the two windows into place.
• Stainless steel friction hinges: Widely used and suitable for UPVC, aluminum or timber frame casement window. A casement window is a window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges. Hinges located at the bottom and top of casement window. Figure 5.0:- Window latch lock and hinges (W4) Figure 5.1:- Size of front casement window (W4) 5.2 Adjustable and fixed louvered window

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