Residential Garage Doors

Garage Door Components

Garage Door Parts - Diagram1Window Lite Glazed section with various types of glass or acrylic to allow for light and visibility.

2Sections Steel panels reinforced with stiles interconnected with hinges and rollers.

3Bottom Bracket A structured support that provides for attachment of lifting cables.

4 Cable Drum Grooved drums on the torsion spring shaft that allow lifting cables to wind when garage door opens.

5Torsion Springs Provides the means to raise and lower garage doors via cable winding on drums.

6Extension springs  extend along both horizontal tracks

7Rear Track Hanger

8Track Guides a section to raise or lower garage doors.

Track Types:
Low Headroom

Track Components:
Vertical Track: on either side of opening.
Horizontal Track: attached to ceiling.
Radius: curved track

Standard Heights:
7 feet high - 4 sections high
8 feet high - 5 sections high

Extended Heights - available up to 16 feet high

Headroom Chart
4-1/2'–10" – low headroom track
10" – standard track/extension spring
12" – standard track/torsion spring
14" or more – required for operator