Jamb Type One Piece Hardware (with track)



Jamb type one-piece door hardware with tracks is comprised of two pivot arms and two horizontally mounted tracks. The pivot arms mount to each door jamb and support the lower corners of the door, while the upper corners of the door are supported by rollers which ride in the tracks. Refer to diagram 2 for a drawing of a typical one-piece door hung on jamb type hardware with track.
Jamb type one piece garage door installed

BENEFITS OF JAMB TYPE HARDWARE WITH TRACK



Jamb type one piece garage doors require fewer components
FEWER COMPONENTS

Fewer components to install compared to sectional doors or jamb type with track, resulting in less installation time.
Jamb type one piece garage doors are affordable
LESS COSTLY

Less costly compared with installations using sectional doors or jamb type hardware with tracks.
Jamb type one piece garage doors provide less interference
COMPLETELY RETRACTABLE

Typically, in the open position, the door is almost entirely inside the garage. This is 
beneficial if a door, which extends beyond the building is undesirable or not in compliance with building codes.
Jamb type one piece garage doors provide designer freedom
DESIGNER FRIENDLY

Allows for more eloquent door designs, as the door can remain in one piece versus being divided into sections.


MAJOR COMPONENT PARTS OF ONE-PIECE JAMB TYPE WITH TRACK


Jamb type one piece garage door components



  • Master Plate: for attachment to the door jamb.
  • Master Arm: the main load carrying member.

  • Anti-Sway Brace: to help prevent the door from rubbing against the door jambs by stiffening the master arms against swaying.

  • Upper and Lower Weather-strip: for closing the air gap between the door and the door jambs.

  • Roller Bracket Assembly: for mounting rollers to the top two corners of the door.
  • Tracks: support the top corners of the door.

  • Track End Bracket: attaches the tracks to the header or jambs.

  • Door Shoe: attaches the master arm to the lower corners of the door.
  • Extension Springs: for counter balancing the weight of the door.

  • Spring Connector Assembly: attaches the extension springs to the master arm.
  • Spring Anchor Assembly: attaches the extension springs to the door jamb and provides a means for adjusting the tension on the springs.
  • Main Pivot: the pivot point connecting the master arm to the master plate.

  • Fasteners: including pivot points which hold hinge components together, bolts which are used to adjust spring tension, and mounting hardware.