Spiral doors bring clear advantages

Hormann UK has launched two new transparent high-speed spiral doors, the HS5040 TurboLux and Turbolux S. With a market-leading opening speed of up to 4 m/s, the TurboLux range combines high-speed operation with optimized transparency, strength and durability, making them ideal for makes demanding applications where efficiency and visibility are key.

The TurboLux range offers a pleasingly symmetrical and compact design with transparent door slats made from a clear, high quality polycarbonate offering high impact and crush resistance. The door offers 90% transparency and is designed to maximize light and visibility, reduce accidents, ensure smooth and efficient transport processes and create brighter working environments to improve operator conditions.

With TurboLux doors offering impressive opening speeds of up to 4m/s and closing speeds of 1m/s, operator safety is paramount. There is a light curtain in the side walls of the door that monitors the door closing area up to a height of 2500mm, while a gentle soft stop function stops the door in the event of an obstacle being detected.

Standard door sizes of up to 5000mm x 5000mm are achievable and offer optional class 4 wind load resistance, speeds up to 133 km/h, making the Turbolux door suitable for both external and internal installation. Narrow sidewalls of 250mm result in a door that offers installation flexibility as it can be fitted into tight spaces and to aid in quick and efficient installation key components are supplied pre-assembled.

Speaking on the launch of the TurboLux range, Phil Thorpe, Industrial Division Manager at Hörmann UK says: “We are delighted to launch the Hörmann TurboLux, our new transparent high-speed spiral door – a door made with high quality materials to ensure a long service life and the Ability to ensure to withstand wear and tear in demanding work environments.

“Together with industry-leading opening speeds and maximum visibility, TurboLux offers the market the opportunity to further accelerate workflows and reduce energy costs. Once again Hörmann is delivering a real difference to the market and we believe we have produced a clear winner.”

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