N35 ALUMINIUM VEHICLE SHUTTER
Premium quality robust aluminium roller shutter door for fire engines and emergency services vehicles. Other applications include special purpose vehicles and commercial bodies for access and security to compartments housing tools, equipment and machinery.
Maximum Size – 2,500mm wide x 2,500mm high
Curtain – Heavy duty construction using 35mm pitch extruded aluminium flat faced box section laths interlocked using ball and socket joint. The laths are retained in position using self locating nylon end locks that are easily removed for repairs or maintenance. Each interlocking lath joint has its own EPDM rubber weather seal to prevent ingress of water. The combination of seal location and ball and socket joint provides excellent sealing, rigidity and noise mitigation.
Bottom Rail – Heavy duty extruded aluminium section 90 mm high allowing plenty of clearance with gloved hands to bar lock and also allows for adaption of a wide range of lock products. Features include an integrated handle with a rolled edge for a “non-slip grip” and EPDM rubber bottom seal. Nylon ends provides smooth operations and fitment of magnet to trigger compartment LED lighting and cabin indicator lights.
Guide Tracks – Side fix heavy duty 2.5 mm thick extruded one piece anodised aluminium channel section 16mm wide x 18mm deep. Features include recessed screw fixing for jamb free operation, integrated EPDM rubber seals and angled profile for LED lights to illuminate the complete compartment while also providing concealment of electrical wiring for switches and lights.
Gutter & Sill – The gutter section with unique back seal ensures no water drips from the truck body onto the head of the compartment opening. The integrated EPDM rubber head seal is a bulb type proving excellent sealing properties between head and curtain while not hampering operation. During opening the seal will remove excess water and limit water ingress to compartment. The gutter fixings are concealed behind an aluminium extrusion cover and finished with nylon end clips for a neat aesthetic finish with no sharp edges. The sill is an extruded aluminium section into which the bottom rail seal sits. The sill also incorporates a water step barrier which sits behind the shutter in the closed position.
Roller / Counterbalance – Utilising a 75 mm diameter tube and incorporating counterbalance spring(s) for light and balanced hand operation. 100mm tube is used for shutters over 1750mm high to improve operation on larger doors. The roller is fixed to the curtain with durable and flexible nylon webbing straps that are easy to remove for maintenance and repairs.
Brackets – Fabricated from 1.5 mm thick galvanised steel with perforated fixing holes for flexible location of stamped boss and corresponding axle location. A hollow steel axle is used for weight reduction. Incorporating a 100 mm diameter nylon wheel to assist operation and reduce noise. Brackets allow for minimum head room requirements and allowing maximum opening size for access to the compartment. Alternative sliding door arrangements are also available.
Locks – A lift bar comes as standard. A locking lift bar or a chrome plated L handle can also be provided.
Finishes – The curtain is supplied in mill finish as standard but optional extras include anodised finish or powder coated in standard RAL colours. Other components are anodised as standard but can be powder coated if required.
Options – LED compartment lighting with magnetic activation proximity switch that can also provide driver cabin warning lights.
Weight – Approximately 9 kg/m2