External Door Operators

External Door Operator

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    Vortex Doors

  • Our External Drive Operators are the perfect solution for nearly every application.

  • Our External Door Operators self-adjust vertically up to 2” to compensate for floor unevenness. This innovative feature allows the operator to follow the contour of the floor with no loss of tire traction, providing for continuous and smooth operation. No matter if there is a contour in the floor or a decrease in tire pressure, your doors will continue to open.

  • The control panel and drive operator can be supplied with a plug-and-play wiring system to ensure easy installation.

Operator Electrical Input/Output Circuitry can include:

  • Fire Alarm Operation

  • Card Readers

  • Pass Doors

  • Tail Doors

  • Safety Edge

  • Access Panel Interlocks

  • Indicator Lights

  • Remote Push Button Stations

  • Wireless/RF Control (Radio Control)

  • Output Signaling

  • Available: UL Rated Control Panels and Explosion Proof Systems

  • Others Upon Request

Precision Door Drive makes installation easy.

Every operator comes with:

  • Full installation package which includes: Dive unit, control panel, overhead wiring kit, pre-wired limit switches, pre-wired horn & strobe, mounting brackets, ... everything down to the mounting fasteners.

  • Pre-marked & tagged wiring with matching labeled terminal blocks. - Systems that are easy to install and get up and running.

  • Complete set of installation drawings and instructions.

Suitable for:
  • OEM (Original Equipment Manufactuerers)

  • Custom Designs for New Construction

  • Retrofit for Existing Door Installations

  • Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

  • Conventional Steel Buildings

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    Motor Operator Systems utilize bevel and helical bevel gear motors that provide both high efficiency and rugged durability. The controls include a standard reversing starter/ contactor or electronic variable frequency drive is available as an upgrade option for soft start and stop, and superior control. The electrical components include: line reactors for electrical power filtering, surge arrestors for voltage spike suppression, circuit protection contactors, power overload, electrical phase loss and short circuit protection. This means dependable long-term service, even under the most adverse conditions.

Operator Dimensions

Operator Mounting Details