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Custom Insulated Impact Traffic Door Popular in Malls

Large expansive malls and shopping centres have become the modern meeting place, replacing the historical marketplace. Since the first mall was established in Kansas City in 1922, these establishments have always needed doors, both in the retail and service areas.

When countries including South Africa started building the megamalls in the 1980s, developers used wooden doors in conventional metal frames to screen unsightly public ablutions located at the rear of the centres. These doors did not withstand the high levels of traffic and needed frequent repair and replacement, making this a costly option.

Next, black rubber flap-type flexible doors with PVC vision panels were used and continue to be used in many industrial applications today. Not only are these unsightly, but these rubber doors are not practical in a mall or shopping centre environment. Read the rest of this entry »

High Speed Doors Can Reduce Energy Costs

The efficiency of the supply chain combined with employee wellbeing are primary contributors to a productive workplace environment within manufacturing and storage facilities.

High speed roll up doors allow for rapid opening and closing and together with their longer operating life and high safety standards, provide these operations with an excellent return on investment as a result of faster turnaround times. Read the rest of this entry »

Optimum Safety with Apex Safety Screens

Apex Welding and Safety Screens are made from a specially formulated P.V.C. material and provide optimum safety in workshop environments where harsh ultra violet light and dangerous u.v. radiation occurs during welding and grinding processes.

This locally manufactured safety screen incorporates a heavy duty ultra violet light absorber, which safely contains all u.v. radiation in the curtained off area enhancing safety in the environment and providing a high level of protection for workers in close proximity to welding and grinding activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Affordable Solution In Various Applications

According to Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, high quality PVC strip curtains offer an affordable solution in various applications where dirt, dust or insects need to be kept out and hygiene, humidity, temperature and noise need to be controlled. Read the rest of this entry »

Range of Solutions to Counter Cold Weather From Apex

Large doorways left open to facilitate easy access in and out of manufacturing and storage facilities often present problems in terms of maintaining a pleasant and comfortable working environment.

Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors says that during the winter months and inclement weather it becomes extremely difficult to maintain a constant temperature which often translates into unpleasant working conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Smart Reset Door

Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains, says the most important advantage of the heavy duty rapid roll­up Smart Reset door, is that should the side be accidentally dislodged, it will be automatically recovered during the next opening and closing operation.

“The ingenuity of the design is that the side hinges slide along special guides, together with the flexible curtain ends, and should the curtain be accidentally hit, the hinges come off the guides to avoid damage to the flexible curtain,” he explains. The door also incorporates a DSC electronic safety device which will automatically reverse the motion if an obstacle is hit when the door is closing.

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Cut Energy Costs With Quality, Local Strip Curtains

Rocketing electricity prices have placed cost pressures on every sector, making it vital to be efficient when heating or cooling production facilities; high-quality strip curtains help business owners achieve this by providing a thermal seal at main access doorways.

Manufactured by Johannesburg-based Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, this solution allows environmental separation, keeping out hot or cold air, humidity, dust, overspray and smoke, while still affording easy access for staff and vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

Apex’s Tough Traffic Door Resists Impacts – Beautifully

Standing up to high-impact traffic, while providing effective insulation and remaining attractive, is the reason for the popularity of the heavy-duty Apex SR 9000 traffic door.

Designed and manufactured locally by leading experts Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, the Apex SR 9000 doors boasts remarkable stability. This is because of its patented honeycomb framework and flexible urethane foam insulation. The high-density urethane core also ensures good sound-proofing qualities and renders it lightweight in relation to its strength. Read the rest of this entry »

Enhance Workplace Safety With Strip Curtains

A large percentage of workplace accidents occur at internal entry and exit points as well as at points of transition between various sections in a manufacturing or storage facility.

Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says that by ensuring optimum visibility, the risks associated with the movement of vehicular traffic can be substantially reduced. “The use of transparent general purpose strip curtains to cordon off doorways and sections of a plant will go a long way to mitigate against risks and improve safety in the workplace” he says. Read the rest of this entry »

Smart Reset Roll Up Door Repairs Itself

In the fast-paced manufacturing sector where the bottom line depends on fast turnaround and minimal downtime, the self-repairing characteristics of the Smart Reset door  have set a new industry standard.

Available from Apex Strip Curtains, use of this innovative heavy duty rapid roll-up door means less door maintenance with subsequent savings in cost and time. Wim Dessing, managing director of the company, says the most important advantage of this robust high speed door is that should the side be accidentally dislodged, it will be automatically recovered during the next opening and closing operation.

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