Counter-Grille™ - Rolling Shutters

Product Features

  • Rolling shutters are a high quality, space saving solution at an affordable price
  • Provides security against theft and vandalism
  • Rolling shutters are solid 5/16″ hot dipped galvanized steel rods with vertical aluminum links
  • Available in a variety of materials including galvanized, stainless steel, and aluminum

Alpine Overhead Doors’ Counter-Grille™ rolling shutters provide security for school cafeterias, healthcare facilities, pharmacies, parts counters, will call windows, ticket counters, bank counters, hospitals and airport concession displays, among many other applications.

Functional Benefits

  • Horizontal rods: Solid 5/16” galvanized with option for PVC, Aluminum Anodized or Stainless Steel Sleeves.
  • Vertical spacing: Aluminum or Stainless Steel vertical links, 2” on center.
  • Continuous end links with lock washers are designed to prevent the curtain from leaving the guide rails.
  • Doors can be manual push up, hand crank, hand chain or motor operated. All operators can be adapted to specific conditions. 
  • Alpine rolling shutters are highly durable and are designed to withstand heavy commercial use.
  • Provides protection while enhancing the look of the opening it is protecting.
  • Can be installed on the interior, exterior, face of wall or between jambs.

The Alpine Advantage and Benefit

  1. Alpine’s Counter-Grille™ rolling shutters are designed for easy operation and are trouble free with minimal maintenance required.  
  2. After 42 years in business, Alpine doors have been proven reliable for use on thousands of installations in both commercial and business locations.  Alpine’s quality and workmanship is well known throughout the door industry. Our hands-on approach to every job ensures customer satisfaction.
  3. Made-to-Order manufacturing process. Alpine builds your product to the exact size, specifications and requirements.
  4. All of our products are constructed to have a rigid and compact design which provides for a more structural grade product while reducing overhead space and obstruction.
  5. Alpine builds trust by providing our products with a one-year warranty on material and workmanship. Also, we offer an optional five-year prorated warranty.
  6. We are an ISO 9001:2015 registered firm which ensures that our products are built with strict quality control you can count on.

Installation

  • Rolling shutters as manufactured by Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc. are durable, sturdy and economical to install and maintain.
  • Opening preparation, miscellaneous or structural metal work, access doors, finish or field painting, field electrical wiring, wire, conduit, fuses and disconnect switches are in the scope of work of other divisions or trades.

CURTAIN
Rolling shutter curtain construction will consist of either Alpine’s Brick Pattern 6”, or Straight Lattice Pattern 9”, with all exposed material to be aluminum. The continuous horizontal rods, spaced 2” o.c., are covered with tubular spacers that are PVC, aluminum or stainless steel. Continuous end links are designed to prevent the curtain from leaving the side of the guide rails.
Material Options: #4 Stainless Steel.
Finish Options: Choice of 188 colors of ExoShield™ powder coating.
> Click here for available Powder Coating colors.

BOTTOM BAR
Two roll-formed aluminum  angles which are designed to reinforce the bottom of the curtain.
Options: Single angle aluminum or  Extruded Aluminum Tubular. 

GUIDES
Steel guides are Laser cut 12 gauge steel frame encased and fitted with removable bellmouth curtain stops, to allow for curtain maintenance without removal of the guides. Bellmouth stops shall be flush with the guide groove.
Option: Galvanized roll formed or extruded aluminum.
Finish Options: Choice of 188 colors of ExoShield™ powder coating.

COUNTERBALANCE ASSEMBLY
The steel pipe barrel is a size capable of carrying a curtain load with a max. deflection of 0.03” per foot opening width. The helical torsion spring is encased in a barrel designed to require minimum effort to operate the rolling curtain and bottom bar. A Torsion Spring charge wheel is used for applying spring torque and for future adjustments. Option: Stainless steel or Zinc Enriched Powder Coat.

Rolling shutters available in push-up, hand chain, hand crank, or motor operation. 

Alpine Motor Operators

Alpine’s Redi-Master® is a heavy industrial-duty, gear reduce hoist operator. Its features include a reduction unit comprised of a heavy-duty worme in an oil bath unit. The standard horsepower of the Redi-Master steel door operator is 1/2 and has a maximum horsepower. The Redi-Master® includes a hand chain, a maintenance alert system, and a maximum run timer that automatically stops the door if it moves longer than its preset cycle time.
> View Redi-Master® Details
Alpine’s Redi-Hoist™ is a medium-duty, belt drive hoist operator with an auxiliary chain hoist. It has a maximum 1/2 horsepower and it is available for use on doors up to 10′ by 10′. The Redi-­Hoist™ electric gate operator comes with an emergency floor disconnect for manual operation by hand chain.
> View Redi-Hoist™ Details
Alpine’s Redi-Lift® is an industrial-duty, V-belt hoist operator that is available for doors up to 12′ by 12′. The Redi-Lift® includes a hand chain, a maintenance alert system, and a maximum run timer that automatically stops the door if it moves longer than its preset cycle time. This electric gate operator is available up to 1 horsepower.
> View Redi-Lift® Details
Alpine’s Redi-Tube™ is a tubular metal door motor with a built-in Handcrank overdrive. Like the Redi-Midget™, it is designed for use on small rolling grilles and counter shutters where a manual chain hoist is not required. It has the option for an auxiliary chain hoist and has a limit switch capacity for up to 40 revolutions. The Redi-Tube™ is available for use on doors measuring up to 10′ by 8′.
> View Redi-Tube™ Details

ACCESS CONTROLS
Optional control stations are available as Push Button Control Station or Key Control Stations. Special Control Stations are also available, please consult factory.

LOCKING
Optional padlockable slide locks for latching and locking the door on the coil side of the bottom bar. Also optional cylinder locks. Electric Interlocks recommended with motorized doors

Alpine’s UL labeled operators are constructed with the highest quality material and the latest in technical innovation to ensure that each operator exceeds the requirements it is meant to achieve. Alpine is sure to have a gate operator that will meet all your individual specifications. Call Alpine to learn more about these overhead door motors today!

Alpine’s winning team of employees work diligently with the customers beyond the sale. We show our customers that their satisfaction is our top priority. Alpine’s quality and workmanship is proven throughout the door industry. Our hands-on approach to every job ensures customer satisfaction.

Counter-Grille Rolling Shutters

 

Rolling Counter-Grille™

Model COUNTER-GRILLE™
Standard Alpine Brick Pattern
Rolling Shutters

NOTE: For specifications for rolling shutters, architects must choose from a variety of options. The standard choice will be shown first in plain text followed by the options shown in [brackets] (Example “Finish: Galvanized [Powder coated] [Baked enamel]”). The specifier must make the appropriate choices for coiling grilles and delete the others (Example: “Finish: Powder coated”).

GENERAL

1.01 SUMMARY of Rolling Shutters
A. This section includes: [Manual] or [Electric] operated Rolling Grille Shutter door.
1. Cycle life: Design doors of standard construction for normal use of 10,000 cycles standard [up to 400,000 cycles].
B. Related Sections: Related to this section, but not limited to, the following (based on Master Format 2004):
1. Section 01660 – Product Storage and Handling Requirements.
2. Section 04220 – Concrete Unit Masonry.
3. Section 05120 – Structural Steel.
4. Section 06100 – Rough Carpentry.
5. Section 08310 – Access Doors and Panels.
6. Section 08710 – Door Hardware.
7. Section 09290 – Gypsum Board.
8. Section 09900 – Paints and Coatings.
9. Section 26000 – Electrical.

1.02 REFERENCES FOR ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. ASTM A 653/A 653M – Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
B. ASTM A 36 – Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel, Hot Rolled Steel
C. ASTM A 123 – Standard Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
D. ASTM A 641/A 641M – Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
E. ASTM A 312 – Standard Specification for Seamless, Welded, and Heavily Cold Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes
F. ASTM A 240 – Standard Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications
G. ASTM A 276 – Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
H. ASTM B 209 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
I. ASTM B 221 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes

1.03 SUBMITTALS for ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
B. Product Data: Provide manufacturer’s standard details and catalog data. Provide installation instructions.
C. Shop Drawings: Furnish shop drawings for architect’s approval. Include elevation, sections, and details indicating dimensions, materials, finishes, conditions for anchorage and support of each door.
D. Submit manufacturer’s recommended operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance instructions.

1.04 QUALITY ASSURANCE FOR ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Manufacturer: Rolling doors shall be manufactured by a firm with a minimum of five years experience.
B. Single-Source Responsibility: Manufacturer shall provide doors, tracks, motors, and accessories for each type of door. Secondary components shall come from a source acceptable to the manufacturer of the primary components.

1.05 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Deliver materials in original packaging supplied by manufacturer with intact labels. Store materials away from harmful environmental conditions and construction.

1.06 WARRANTY for ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Door Warranty: Provide one year written warranty from date of installation against deficiencies due to defects in materials or workmanship. Installer agrees to repair or replace any defects in materials or workmanship.
B. Project Warranty: Refer to Conditions of the Contract for project warranty provisions.

PART 2 – PRODUCTS

2.01 MANUFACTURER of ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Manufacturer: Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc.; 8 Hulse Road Suite 1S, East Setauket, NY 11733. Telephone 800-257-4634 or 631-473-9300. Fax 631-642-0800.
B. Model: Counter-Grille™ Rolling Grille Door

2.02 MATERIALS FOR ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Curtain:
1. Grille: Furnish Brick pattern 6” [Straight Lattice pattern 9”]
a) Horizontal rods: Solid 5/16” galvanized steel rods covered with tubular spacers. Continuous end links are to be designed to prevent the curtain from leaving the side guide rails.
i) Vertical spacing: Aluminum [Stainless Steel] vertical links, 2” on center.
b) Rod Material:
i) ASTM A 641/A 641M Galvanized Carbon Steel Wire
Finish: Galvanized
c) Tubular Spacer Material:
i) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless steel 300 series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
d) Vertical Spacing Material:
i) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless steel 300 series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
2. Bottom Bar: (Size dependent on dimensions per manufacturer’s standard)
a) 2 x 3 ½ inch extruded aluminum tubular section.
i) Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
b) [Aluminum “T” Bar]
i) Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
c) [Double Angle Bottom Bar]:
i) ASTM 240 Stainless steel 300 series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
B. Guides for Coiling Doors, Coiling Grilles, Countertop Rolling Door or Rolling Grille Door:
1. Wall mounted: Heavy duty extruded aluminum sections with [snap on cover to conceal fasteners], wool pile runners. Provide steel [aluminum] mounting angle as required for face of wall installation. Provide removable bellmouth curtain stops to allow for curtain maintenance without removal of guides. Bellmouth stops shall be flush with guide groove. Guides shall be fastened with 3/8” bolts at 30” o.c.
2. Tube Mounted: Heavy duty extruded aluminum sections with [snap-on cover to conceal fasteners], wool pile runners. Provide steel [aluminum] tubes (floor saddles and hardware provided by others).
a) Material: (Stainless steel not for tubes)
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Structural Steel
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [ASTM A 123 Galvanized] [baked enamel paint] [powder coated].
– OR –
ii) ASTM 276 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 finish satin]
– OR –
iii) Extruded Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
C. Door Support Brackets and Mounting Plates:
1. Steel plate not less than 1/4” thick. Drive end bracket plate is to be fitted with a sealed ball bearing. Bolt plates to wall mounting angles with minimum 1/2″ fasteners. Plate supports counterbalance assembly and forms end closures.
a) Material for Coiling Doors:
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Steel:
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [ASTM A 123 Galvanized] [Baked enamel paint] [Powder coated].
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: [Mill Finish #2B]
b) [Stop Lock bearing]: To prevent door from free falling in the event drive operation fails.
D. Counterbalance Assembly: Torsion
1. Counterbalance assembly: Steel pipe barrel of a size capable of carrying a curtain load with a maximum deflection of 0.03” per foot of door width. Heat-treated helical torsion springs encased in a steel pipe and designed to include an overload factor of 25% to ensure minimum effort to operate. Sealed and prelubricated high speed ball bearing at rotating support points. Torsion spring charge wheel for applying spring torque and for future adjustments.
a) Material for Coiling Grilles:
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Structural Steel
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [A 123 Hot-Dip Galvanized]
– OR –
ii) A 312 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: Mill finish
b) Life Cycle of rolling shutters: High Cycle springs designed to satisfy 10m through 400m life cycles. Consult engineering if height exceeds width for any cycle above 20m. (Cycle defined as one time opening and closing of door)
* NOTE: Hood may not be necessary if coil is mounted above ceiling. If so, delete the following section.
E. Hood:
1. 24 gauge steel [.040” aluminum]. Formed to fit the contour of the end brackets with reinforced top and bottom edges. Provide support bracing for doors wider than 20 feet at every 10 feet to prevent excessive sag.
2. Shape: Hexagon [square] [round]
3. Material for Countertop Rolling Door:
a) Galvanized Steel as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M
Finish: [Baked enamel paint] [Powder coated]
– OR –
b) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series:
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
c) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
4. [Fascia]: Galvanized [Stainless Steel] [Aluminum], provided where areas behind door hood are open. Materials and finish same as hood.
F. Locking:
1. Cylinder locks: For use with tubular bottom bar.
2. [Slide locks]: For use with “T” or Double Angle Bottom Bar. Provide padlockable slide locks for latching and locking door on coil side bottom bar at each jamb extending into slots in guides. (Electric Interlocks recommended with motorized doors only)
3. Manual chain hoist: Provide padlockable chain keeper on guide.

2.03 OPERATION of ROLLING SHUTTERS:
A. Opening/Closing: Manual push-up [Manual hand crank] [Motor Operator].
B. [Manual hand crank]:
1. Provide crank hoist operator including crank gear box, steel crank drive shaft and geared reduction unit. Fabricate gear box to completely enclose operating mechanism and be oil-tight.
C. [Motor Operators]:
1. Choose ONE:
a) Medium-Duty, Alpine® Model Redi-Hoist™ driven by efficient V-belt primary drive with chain/sprocket secondary. Maximum ½ hp. For use on doors up to 10’ x 10’.
– OR –
b) Industrial-Duty, Alpine® Model Redi-Lift™ driven by heavy-duty V-belt with chain/sprocket secondary reduction. Optional auxiliary chain hoist. Maximum 1 hp. For use on doors up to 12’ x 12’.
– OR –
c) Heavy Industrial-Duty, Alpine® Model Redi-Master™ driven by heavy-duty worm gear in oil bath reduction. Standard auxiliary chain hoist. Standard ½ hp (maximum 3 hp)
– OR –
d) Redi-Tube® Tubular Motor with Built-In Manual Handcrank Overdrive. Auxiliary chain hoist not available. For use on doors up to 10’ x 8’.
– OR –
e) Redi-Midget® Gear Reduced Jackshaft Door Operator.
2. [Sensing Edges] (For double angle bottom bar): For motorized doors, sensing edges allow door to go up in case of obstruction. [Pneumatic Edge] [Electric Edge] [Wireless Edge].
a) Colors: Gray [Yellow] [Black] [White] [Yellow with black stripes]
3. [Emergency Egress]: Offers protection from problems that may arise from a power outage during a fire or blackout. This device, which is activated by pulling a lever, will release door motor resistance and lift the door 3 feet from the ground permitting egress. Ideal for malls. (For use with Redi-Hoist®, Redi-Lift®, and Redi-Midget® motors).
2.04 Mounting:
3. Interior face mounted on prepared opening.
4. Interior mounted between jambs and under lintel in a prepared opening.
5. Exterior face mounted on prepared opening.

PART 3 – EXECUTION

3.03 EXAMINATION OF ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Verify that dimensions are correct and project conditions are in accordance with manufacturer’s installation instructions; do not proceed with installation until unacceptable conditions have been corrected.

3.04 INSTALLATION OF ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Install units in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
B. Ensure that units are installed plumb and true, free of warp or twist, and within tolerances specified by manufacturer for smooth operation.

3.05 FIELD TESTING OF ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Test doors for regular operation.

3.06 DEMONSTRATION ROLLING SHUTTERS
A. Instruct the Owner’s personnel in correct operation and maintenance of units.

3.07 ADJUST AND CLEAN
A. Clean units in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
B. Restore slight blemishes in finishes in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions to match original finish. Remove and provide new units where repairs are not acceptable to the Architect.

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Alpine’s Counter-Grille™ rolling shutters are an economic solution for protection against both theft and damage. No matter how large or small the job, or how unusual the application, Alpine has rolling shutters that meet your individual specifications. These exterior shutters and roll up concession doors are available in both primed and galvanized steel. Alpine’s Counter-Grille™ rolling shutters can be manually, crank or motor operated. All operators can be adapted to specific conditions. Locking units can be provided depending on the type of door operators. 

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