Apex’s Smart Reset Door for Safe, Productive Workspace

Helping warehouses, plants and shipment areas to raise turnaround times and safety levels while reducing downtime is the innovative Smart Reset roll-up door from industry leader Apex Strip Curtains & Doors.

This heavy duty door is equipped with an integral electronic safety device that automatically reverses its motion if an obstacle is encountered when the door is closing. Also, the bottom passive edge of the Apex Smart Reset Door is made of flexible and shock-proof material, protecting the door itself from damage – while two photocells mounted inside the casing of the door augments the electronic system to ensure that the curtain rolls uniformly. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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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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 »

High Speed Doors Can Increase Productivity

Companies are hard pressed to increase productivity, and an option not often considered is upgrading the hardware that facilitates access into and out of factories and warehouses. Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors maintains that high speed doors are no longer considered an optional extra, but have become a necessity in applications where doors need to be opened for limited periods to facilitate loading and offloading of vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

Apex Strip Curtains & Doors Makes a Significant Contribution To Improved SHEQ Standards in the South African Manufacturing Environment

Apex Strip Curtains & Doors has developed a range of products suited to various applications that comply with all relevant safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) standards. Each product range can be customised to suit specific opening requirements based on a number of predetermined factors such as productivity, environmental control and employee comfort. Read the rest of this entry »

Keeping Fruit Fresh With High-Spec Ditec Alimax Rapid Roll Up Doors

A newly-established fruit processing plant in Salima, 90 km from Lilongwe in Malawi, is setting the trend by being a 100% renewable energy international standard processing facility. The plant’s team visited and worked with over 100 processing facilities around the world, to ensure a design driven by the highest possible quality standards. Read the rest of this entry »