Apex Sector Doors Keep Traffic Moving at Refinery

Two high-speed, roll-up sector doors have been installed by Apex Strip Curtains & Doors at a Gauteng gold refinery, following a detailed assessment of application requirements by the expert Apex team.

Operations manager at Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, James Candy, says the doors were installed inside the refinery to form an air lock measuring about six metres in distance between the processing and storage areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Heavy Duty Traffic Door Is Still Lightweight

Known for its lightweight yet rugged construction, the Apex SR 9000 heavy duty insulated impact traffic door also offers ease of maintenance and long service life. The locally manufactured doors open easily, operate smoothly and allow for safe, damage free passage for personnel and equipment.

Available from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, the Apex SR 9000 door is suitable for majority of application where both pedestrian and motorised traffic move from one area of a facility to another. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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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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 »

The Functional Heavy Duty Impact Traffic Door

The Apex SR 9000 heavy duty impact door is not only engineered to ensure safety and ruggedness, but it manages to blend into any environment as a result of its sleek, modern design. This cost effective, insulated traffic door has found popularity in market sectors where dependable operation coupled with an attractive appearance is important. The Apex SR 9000 door combines functionality with longevity and allows easy movement of pedestrians and goods.

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Improved SHEQ standards

Correct product selection and applica­tion is essential for customers to gain the maximum advantage in terms of SHEQ compliance. This is according to Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, who says that the company’s locally manufactured Apex SR 9000 insulated impact traffic door complies with all relevant safety, health, envi­ronment and quality (SHEQ) standards. Read the rest of this entry »

Traffic High Speed Door Does the Trick at Nampak Bevcan Springs

High speed roll up and fold up doors facilitate ease of materials handling in and out of large manufacturing operations as well as movement between various sections within a plant. The Traffic CM High Speed Door is considered a sturdy and dependable solution for any medium to large entrance or doorway, and one of the most recent installations of this robust high speed door is at Nampak Bevcan’s Springs plant. Read the rest of this entry »

Insulated Traffic Door Makes an Impact

Apex Insulated Doors

The Apex SR 9000 insulated impact traffic door has gained popularity as a door that will give years of dependable service and still look good.

This fully gasketed heavy duty impact swing door is locally manufactured to customers’ specific requirements. Lightweight but robust, the Apex SR 9000 door is engineered to withstand heavy traffic and impact, while maintaining an attractive appearance with minimal maintenance needed. Read the rest of this entry »