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Counter-Shutter™ - Rolling Shutters

Product Features

  • Rolling shutters are ideal for all pass-through openings such as service counters, concession windows, and cafeteria counters
  • Alpine’s security shutters are trim, attractive, and easy to operate
  • This counter shutter coils upward, requiring little side or head room

Alpine’s rolling Counter Shutter™ rolling shutters provide security for school cafeterias, healthcare facilities, pharmacies, mall kiosks, parts counters, will call windows, bank counters, hospitals and airport concession windows among many other applications. 

Functional Benefits

  • 1.25” Baby flat slats.1/2” deep, made of 22 gauge galvanized steel, 
  • Each Alpine Counter-Shutter™ is built to the exact opening size requirements for your specific project..
  • Doors can be manual push up, hand crank, hand chain or motor operated. All operators can be adapted to specific conditions. 
  • Alpine counter 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 roll up 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 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. As we also 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
The curtain consists of interlocked, roll-formed 11/4”baby flat slats, 1/2” deep, made of 22 gauge galvanized steel, Structural Quality Grade D, as per ASTM A653/A653-M.
Material Options: Stainless Steel or Clear Anodized Aluminum
Finish Options: Finish Coat of Grey or choice of 188 colors of ExoShield™ powder coating
> Click here for available Powder Coating colors.

STEEL STAMPED ENDLOCKS
Steel stamped endlocks riveted to the ends of each alternate slat to prevent lateral movement and limit the deflection of the curtain.

BOTTOM BAR
Two roll-formed galvanized steel or stainless-steel angles which are designed to reinforce the bottom of the curtain
Options: Single angle, Extruded Aluminum Tubular or Laser Cut Tubular for shutters up to 8’0” Wide

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.

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 

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. 

Roll up hurricane shutter operation available in push-up, hand chain, or motor operation. 

Alpine Motor Operators

Alpine’s Redi-Midget™ is UL Listed, gear reduced jackshaft door operator with a high starting torque. This roller shutter operator has full overload protection and is removable without affecting limit switch settings. These door operating devices come with a 3-button station, 1-button station, automatic closing timer and all types of access control equipment.
> View Redi-Midget™ Details
Alpine’s Redi-Robot™ is a high quality advanced servo window shutter motor operator in a compact package (4″ x 12″ long) encased in a NEMA 4. Planetary gear for high efficiency and exceptional reliability with your counter shutter. Its electronic overload protection eliminates the need for mechanical clutch. Output shaft speeds range from 70 to 350 RPM.
> View Redi-Robot™ 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.

These are the operator options for Alpine’s Counter-Shutter™. Please see our entire line of door operating devices. Alpine’s UL listed operators are constructed with the highest quality material and the latest in technical innovation to ensure that each roller shutter operator exceeds the requirements it is meant to achieve. Alpine is sure to have an window shutter motor operator that will meet all your individual specifications.

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. Call today to learn more about which roller shutter operator is right for you!

To download PDF drawings for security shutters, please select from links below.

> For CAD files, please click here

Alpine® Counter-Shutter™

Quality Rolling Shutters 

> Download 3 Part Specifications (PDF) 
> Download 3 Part Specifications (DOC) 

Model COUNTER-SHUTTER™
Curved or Flat Slats
Rolling Shutter, Concession Windows

NOTE: For rolling shutters and concession windows, 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 the exterior roller shutters and delete the others (Example: “Finish: Powder coated”).

GENERAL
1.01 SUMMARY OF ROLL UP SHUTTERS:

A. This section includes: [Manual] or [Electric] operated Rolling Counter-Shutter.
1. Cycle life: Design doors of standard construction for normal use of 10,000 cycles standard [up to 400,000 cycles].
B. Related Sections for rolling shutters: 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 ROLL UP HURRICANE 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 312 – Standard Specification for Seamless, Welded, and Heavily Cold Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes
E. ASTM A 240 – Standard Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications
F. ASTM A 276 – Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
G. ASTM B 209 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
H. ASTM B 221 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes

1.03 SUBMITTALS FOR SECURITY SHUTTERS:
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300 for rolling shutters .
B. Product Data: Provide manufacturer’s standard details and catalog data. Provide installation instructions.
C. Shop Drawings for roller shutters: 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 roller shutters manufacturer’s recommended operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance instructions.

1.04 QUALITY ASSURANCE OF ROLL UP HURRICANE 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
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 ROLL UP SHUTTERS:

A. Rolling shutters 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 CONCESSION WINDOWS:
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-SHUTTER™ Rolling Counter Doors

2.02 MATERIALS FOR ROLL UP SHUTTERS:
A. Curtain:
1. Slats for roller shutters: Constructed of interlocking, roll-formed 1 ¼” baby flat [2” clam] slats. (For perforated slats, see specs for Counter-Vision®)
a) Material:
i) Galvanized steel, G90 coating exterior (G60 interior), Structural Quality Grade C, as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M
Finish: Galvanized [Powder coated] [Baked enamel] (Minimum coating conforming with Coating Designation G-01 is required)
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless steel 300 series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
iii) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
b) Gauge: (Per manufacturer’s standard)
i) Galvanized/Stainless: Minimum 22 gauge as manufacturer standard [20, 18, 16 gauge].
ii) Aluminum: Minimum 0.050” thick.
c) [Vision Lite panels]: 6” by 1 ¼” oval cut out with clear acrylic windows.
2. Endlocks and Windlocks (as required):
a) Stamped, hot-dipped, galvanized endlocks riveted (solid rivets, minimum ¼” thick) to each end of alternate slats to prevent lateral movement and to limit slat deflection and bending stress. [Windlocks are dependent on windload and increase resistance to curtain jamming]
3.Rolling shutters Bottom Bar: (Match to slat material)
a) Two roll formed steel angles of minimum 1”x 1 1/2”x 1/8”, designed to reinforce curtain bottom. (Size dependent on dimensions per manufacturer’s standard)
i) Galvanized Steel as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M
Finish: Gray shop prime [Powder Coated] [Baked Enamel]
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
b) Double Angle Extruded Aluminum Bottom Bar
i) Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
– OR –
c) Tubular Bottom Bar for roller shutters
i) Galvanized Steel as per ASTM A 653/ A 653 M (only available up to 8’)
Finish: Gray shop prime [Powder Coated] [Baked Enamel]
– OR –
ii) ASTM 240 Stainless Steel 300 Series (only available up to 8’)
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]
– OR –
iii) Extruded Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
d) [Weather Stripping]: Neoprene astragal (For double angle bottom bars).
B. Guides for roll up shutters:
1. Laser cut 12 gauge steel [Extruded aluminum, 1/8” thick] formed into box shape and fitted with removable bellmouth curtain stops to allow for curtain maintenance without removal of guides. Bellmouth stops shall be flush with guide groove. Bolt with ¼” bolts at 12” o.c. Aluminum guides shall be equipped with wool pile runners to minimize wear.
a) Material:
i) ASTM A 36 Carbon Structural 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] [#4 finish satin]
– OR –
iii) Extruded Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
C. Door Support Brackets and Mounting Plates for hurricane roll up shutters
1. Steel plate not less than 1/8” thick. Provide ball bearings at rotating support points. Bolt plates to wall mounting angles with minimum 1/4″ fasteners. Plate supports counterbalance assembly and forms end closures.
a) Material for rolling shutters:
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 for hurricane roll up shutters:
1. Counterbalance assembly of roller shutters: 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:
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: 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)
E. Hood for security shutters:
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: Square
3. Material for rolling shutters:
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 for hurricane roll up shutter:
1. 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)
2. Manual chain hoist: Provide padlockable chain keeper on guide.
3. [Cylinder Locks]: Only available on tubular bottom bars. Operated from coil [fascia][both] side(s). [Cabinet Style] [Masterkeyable]

2.03 OPERATION:
A. Opening/Closing of roller shutters: Manual push-up [Manual hand chain] [Manual hand crank] [Motor Operator].
B. [Manual hand chain]:
1. Provide chain hoist operator with endless steel chain, chain pocket wheel and guard, geared reduction unit, and chain keeper secured to guide.
C. [Manual hand crank]:
1. Provide crank hoist operator for rolling shutters including crank gear box, steel crank drive shaft and geared reduction unit. Fabricate gear box to completely enclose operating mechanism and be oil-tight.
D. [Motor Operators]:
1. Choose ONE:
a) 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 –
b) 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]

2.04 Mounting:
1. Interior face mounted on prepared opening.
2. Interior mounted between jambs and under lintel in a prepared opening.
3. Exterior face mounted on prepared opening.
PART 3 – EXECUTION

3.01 EXAMINATION OF SECURITY SHUTTER
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.

3.02 INSTALLATION OF SECURITY SHUTTER
A. Install rolling shutters 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.
C. Preparation for opening and installation of fire door to be in strict compliance with NPFA-80.

3.03 FIELD TESTING
A. Test roller shutters for regular operation.

3.04 DEMONSTRATION OF HURRICANE ROLL UP SHUTTERS
A. Instruct the Owner’s personnel in correct operation and maintenance of units.

3.05 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.

Alpine’s Engineering team will help you determine the exact counter shutter that will meet your specifications and requirements. Alpine will guide you through every step with your counter doors. Alpine will design roll up counter shutter in accordance to 08332 specifications that will bring years of usage.

Alpine’s counter shutter is tough enough to stand up to a lot of usage. These roll up, counter doors are built to last. Call Alpine today to find out which counter shutter is right for your building.

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Alpine’s Counter-Shutter™ rolling shutter is practical for small openings and are specifically designed for pass-through openings, such as service counters, concession windows, and cafeterias. The neat and compact security shutters can be designed in either extruded aluminum, roll- formed steel or stainless steel slats to maintain the aesthetic harmony of any building decor. Most importantly, Alpine’s security shutters provide protection against theft and unauthorized entry.

Our security shutters have both a compact design and small roller housing diameter. While removable rolling shutters will work in some instances to provide seasonal security, our roll up shutters can be utilized for year-round protection. When this is the case, Alpine’s security shutters are the perfect choice. Whether you’re a homeowner, a contractor or an architect, you’ll discover these rolling shutters deliver exactly what you’re looking for – performance, quality, convenience and aesthetic appeal.

Alpine’s Counter-Shutter™ roll up hurricane shutter curtains are available in either 1 1/4″ flat or 2″ curved interlocking slats. These rolling closures are easily operated. The security shutters can be manually, hand crank, or motor operated. Operators can be adapted to specific conditions. The rolling closures locking units can be provided depending on the type of rolling shutters operation.  Alpine has trained professionals to discuss your specific requirements for your use in custom-built roll up hurricane shutters.

1 1/4 Flat or 2″ Curved Slats