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Megadoor Vertical Lifting Fabric Doors for Hangars

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems manufactures Megadoor vertical lifting fabric doors for use in aircraft hangars, mining, steel mills, aerospace, shipbuilding and military facilities worldwide.

The Megadoor vertical lifting fabric door provides superior answer to extraordinary access challenges. The solutions fulfill size, insulation and rapid opening requirements, and give architects and engineers greater freedom in designing building structures.

Reliable, energy-saving vertical lifting fabric doors

The simplicity of the Megadoor design and operation contributes both to superb functionality and long-term reliability. With no springs or counterweights, and very few moving parts, it requires practically no maintenance.

The innovative solution, and a key reason for Megadoor hangar doors global success, was a dual-layer fabric construction, supported by unique seals around the door that minimise residual air infiltration.

Today, in addition to promoting a comfortable working temperature, the Megadoor fabric is also available in a translucent quality that substantially increases the amount of daylight within the hangar, without the negative effects of direct sunlight. This allows technicians to work under natural lighting conditions, as well as contributing to energy cost savings during the day.

Custom and large-sized hangar doors

The Megadoor is designed with few moving parts, and requires very little maintenance. Thanks to the unique design it is particularly suitable for environments with strong winds. The horizontal sections transfer the wind load to the vertical guides, which are attached to the building structure.

The door can be designed to withstand almost any wind load by varying the size and spacing of the intermediate sections. There is almost no limitation to size or configuration. In multiple door design, daylight widths are unlimited.

The Megadoor hangar door slides up and down in weather-sealed vertical guides, which are attached to the building structure. It operates by lifting the bottom section upwards, thereby stacking the intermediate sections one on top of the other. The fabric folds into pleats on both sides.

Opening and closing speed depend on model, and varies between 0.2m/s and 0.6m/s.

Multiple-door systems for hangar

For certain applications, for example in aviation, it is an advantage to split a large opening into two or more smaller openings, using the patented Megadoor swing-up mullion system.

The flexibility of multiple doors presents building designers with many advantages. Lower energy consumption, reduction in building size and function-specific design are just three of many possible benefits.

New builds as well retrofits

A Megadoor solution is not only the best choice for new hangar door installations. It is also the best way to bring older hangars into the modern age, ensuring that their door closures fulfill the stringent requirements of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations.

In many cases, by adding an extension to the front of the hangar, it is possible to accommodate larger aircraft, thus generating additional income and faster return investment.

Smart solutions for aerospace paint booths

The Megadoor vertical lifting fabric door has the lowest level of air infiltration of any large door in the industry. The unique design utilises a single, PVC-coated polyester fabric sheet that is attached to the exterior and interior of the door system. This eliminates any air infiltration through the door, or at the door head.

The Megadoor fabric envelops the side guides, creating a unique, tight, double-seal, that does’nt require maintenance or replacement. The only maintainable seal on the entire door system is the heavy duty EPDM rubber bottom loop, that seals the door to the floor. Together these features ensure that air infiltration is low enough to make the Megadoor system an ideal fit for use by NASA in its satellite clean rooms.

About ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is the world’s most comprehensive supplier of entrance automation solutions. With a holistic approach to the flow of people, goods and vehicles, they create solutions with a balance of cost, quality and lifetime performance.

Today we have gathered a strong portfolio of global brands under a single roof, preserving the wealth of expertise of each. Besam, Crawford, Megadoor and Albany are expert brands in their respective fields. Each has a strong history of proven solutions and exceptional service know-how in industrial, pedestrian and extraordinary entrances.

ASSA ABLOY solutions form a total offering for the front, back and interior of your building. The company’s combined approach means it understands the full range of challenges you face, and allows it to provide the best solution for your total entrance needs.

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is a division within ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in door opening solutions.

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Meet ASSA ABLOY at Airport Show Dubai

Visit ASSA ABLOY at booth 6002 at the Airport show, 10-12 May, 2015 to learn more about our comprehensive entrance solutions for the aviation sector.

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5 May 2015

Visit ASSA ABLOY at booth 6002 at the Airport show, 10-12 May, 2015 to learn more about our comprehensive entrance solutions for the aviation sector.

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22 May 2012

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is proud to announce that they have secured an order from EDT Offshore for installation of a Megadoor hangar door for a new hangar complex in Cyprus.

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11 May 2012

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems has recently secured an order from Aero Facility Ltd for the installation of a Megadoor hangar door for a new helicopter hangar complex in Japan.

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30 January 2012

Megadoor has recently secured an order from MENA Aerospace Enterprises for installation of two hangar doors for the new general aviation and hangar complex at Bahrain International Airport (BIA).

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30 January 2012

At the Singapore Airshow, held at Changi Exhibition Centre (CEC), 14 -19 February, Megadoor will showcase vertical lifting fabric doors for aircraft hangars which are exposed to heavy winds, extreme climates, moisture or dust on stand Q107.

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8 July 2010

Megadoor has recently secured an order from London Oxford Airport for the installation of three new hangar doors. London Oxford Airport is owned and operated by Oxford Aviation Services Limited (OASL). It is the Thames Valley area's primary regional and business aviation airport, it is

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Regional Offices

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems
Europe Office

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems

PO Box 171

SE-201 21 Malmö

Sweden

+46 10 47 47 100
North & South America Office

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems

611 Highway 74 South

Peachtree City, Georgia 30269

Suite 100

United States of America

+1 800 927 6342 / +1 770 631 2600
Middle East Office

Head Office Middle East & India

Dubai Investment Park

PO Box 80983

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

sales.me.megadoor@assabloy.com +971 4 885 2888
Asian and Australian Office

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems

33 Ubi Avenue 3

Singapore 408868

#03-52 VERTEX

Singapore

Sales.Asia@assaabloy.com +65 6745 6228
Chinese Office

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems China

Room 5L, Oriental Hope Plaza

1777 Century Avenue

Shanghai, P.R.China, 200122

China

+86 21 2025 1196

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