Roller Shutter Doors

Roller shutter, roller door or sectional overhead door is a type of door or window shutter consisting of many horizontal slats (or sometimes bars or web systems) hinged together. The door is raised to open it and lowered to close it. On large doors, the action may be motorized. It provides protection against wind and rain. In shutter form, it is used in front of a window and protects the window from vandalism and burglary attempts.

Types and operation

Built-on Roller Shutter Doors

Describes the type where the roller shutter box is fixed to the exterior of the building facade.

Built-in Roller Shutter Doors

Where the roller shutter box is built into the lintel above the window.

Integrated roller shutter

A roller shutter and window combined as a single unit.

Manual

With gear drive from the shutter roller traced through the building facade to a universal joint on the room side that is operated by a cranked winding handle.

Electric

With a tubular motor fitted within the roller. Automatic operation can be added.