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Dawn-Grille™ - Roll Up Gate

storefront rolling gates

Product Features

  • Our roll up gate is great for storefronts, warehouse entrances and indoor/outdoor flea markets
  • Storefront rolling gate curtains are solid 5/16″ hot dipped galvanized steel rods with vertical aluminum links and PVC sleeves
  • Consists of a flat blue spring steel wrapped around a 2″ pipe shaft, mounted to a spring box

Alpine Overhead Doors’ Dawn-Grill™ roll up gate is designed to allow free air flow and visibility while also providing security. Storefront gates can also be used in schools and public buildings, where employee cafeterias and dining areas may be present. Also, our storefront rolling gate is used frequently behind storefront glass in retail stores, adding security when the store is closed.

Functional Benefits

  • Alpine roll up gates are designed for easy operation and are trouble free with minimal maintenance. 
  • The Alpine storefront rolling gate offers security and protection as well as the ability to see what is inside when fully closed.

The Alpine Advantage and Benefit

  1. Alpine roll up gates are also used to protect glass window openings and service window openings. 
  2. Alpine storefront gates are very durable and require very low maintenance for many years of continued operational use.

Installation

  • Storefront gates as manufactured by Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc. 
  • 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.

CURTAINS
Are made of a 6” Straight or Brick Pattern, with 5/16” solid galvanized steel rods. (G-60 – interior, G-90 – exterior.)

SPRING COUNTERBALANCE
Consist of a flat blue steel spring wrapped around a 2” pipe shaft and mounted into a spring box. Hot rolled A36. Life Cycle available in 5M, 7.5M, 10M. Either 8” Box Drum or a 9” Box Drum.

BRACKETS
Steel plate, 1/4” thick. Drive end bracket is fitted with a sealed ball bearing. Plate supports the counterbalance assembly.

GUIDES
Guides are roll formed consisting of 14 gauge steel and are grey primed.

HOODS – GALVANIZED
Hoods are made from 22 gauge galvanized steel. F

The maximum size for manual push-up operations on steel doors is 120 square feet (not to exceed 12’ wide) Maximum size door is 12’ wide x 12’ high. Motor operator is optional. U.L. Classified for 115V, 60 Hz.

Alpine Motor Operators

The Redi-Central™ operator systems are used for the motor operation of Alpine’s Dawn 3″ Door®, Dawn 4″ Door® and Dawn-Grille™. Used on store fronts, warehouse entrances, and indoor/outdoor flea markets, the Redi-Central™ coiling door operator combines with our Dawn 4″ Series to offer an economical security door with the convenience of motor operation door openers.
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Alpine’s UL listed steel door operator is 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 an electric gate operator that will meet all your individual specifications. Call Alpine today to learn more about the options for these operators, including a metal door motor.

To download storefront rolling gate PDF drawings, please select from links below.

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Alpine’s roll up gates are designed for security and easy operation. Trouble free with minimal maintenance required, Alpine’s storefront gates have been proven for use on thousands of installations for business and industry. They can also be customized. The roll up door is great for storefronts, warehouse entrances and indoor/outdoor flea markets.

6″ Brick Grille

A. Manual (push-up) operated
1. Face mounted – (PDF) Adobe Acrobat
2. Between Jamb – (PDF) Adobe Acrobat

B. Motor operated
1. Face mounted – (PDF) Adobe Acrobat
2. Between Jamb – (PDF) Adobe Acrobat

The Dawn-Grille® AutoCAD drawing details for storefront rolling gates are for informational purposes. They may change at any time. The CAD detail and CAD drawing reflect the options that are available to the architects and engineers compiling a drawing of storefront rolling gates to present to contractors. The AutoCAD detail and AutoCAD drawing will be updated regularly. Alpine’s storefront gate is built to last.

Disclaimer: All data provided on this website is to be used for information purposes only, and is subject to change without prior notice. Alpine shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein, nor for direct, incidental, consequential or any other damages resulting from furnishing, performance, or use of this information, even if Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages in advance. See the additional disclaimer in our Terms of Use.

Dawn-Grille™ Roll Up Gate

Economy Box Spring Grilles

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Model DAWN-GRILLE™
Standard Brick Pattern
Storefront Rolling Gate

NOTE: For specifications for storefront rolling gates, 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 and delete the others (Example: “Finish: Powder coated”).

GENERAL

1.01 SUMMARY OF STOREFRONT ROLLING GATES:
A. This section includes: [Manual] or [Electric] operated.
1. Cycle life: Design doors of standard construction for use up to 12,000 cycles.
2. Dimensions: To be a manual push-up, door must not exceed 120 ft.²
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 ROLL UP GATES: 
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 1018/A 1018M – Standard Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip, Heavy-Thickness Coils, Hot-Rolled, Carbon, Commercial, Drawing, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, and High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formidability
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 ROLL UP GATES:
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 STOREFRONT ROLLING GATES:
A. Manufacturer Alpine Overhead Doors: The storefront rolling gate shall be manufactured by a firm with a minimum of five years experience.
B. Single-Source Responsibility: Manufacturer shall provide the storefront rolling gate with 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 STOREFRONT ROLLNG GATES: 
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 ROLL UP GATES:
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: DAWN-GRILLE™ Box Spring Grille door

2.02 MATERIALS OF STOREFRONT ROLLING GATES:
A. Curtain:
1. Grille: Furnish Brick pattern 6” [Straight Lattice pattern 9”]
a) Horizontal rods: Solid 5/16” galvanized steel rods covered with PVC 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) Vertical Spacing Material:
i) Aluminum
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
d) [Lexan panels]: Clear, polycarbonate material for protection against theft, odors, smoke, and debris. For 12” straight pattern only.
2. Bottom Bar: (Size dependent on dimensions per manufacturer’s standard)
a) Extruded aluminum “T” bottom bar
Finish: Mill Finish [Clear anodized] [Bronze anodized] [Black anodized]
b) [Single angle bottom bar]
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]
3. Endlocks:
a) Stamped, hot-dip galvanized endlocks riveted (solid rivets, minimum 3/8” thick) to each end of alternate slats to prevent lateral movement and to limit slat deflection and bending stress.
B. Guides of Storefront Rolling Gates:
1. Guides shall be roll formed consisting of 13 gauge steel, steel mounting angles, expansion slotted connections, and removable curtain stops to allow for curtain maintenance without removal of guides.
a) Material used by Alpine Overhead Doors:
i) ASTM A 1018/A 1018 M Steel
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [ASTM A 123 Galvanized] [baked enamel paint] [powder coated].
C. Door Support Brackets and Mounting Plates for Storefront Rolling Gates:
1. 13 gauge steel stamped brackets, welded to guides. Plate supports counterbalance assembly and forms end enclosures.
a) Material:
i) ASTM A 1018/A 1018 M Steel:
Finish: Gray shop prime coat [ASTM A 123 Galvanized] [Baked enamel paint] [Powder coated].
D. Counterbalance Assembly: Band Spring
1. Consists of flat blue spring steel wrapped around a 2” pipe shaft and mounted into a spring box.
E. Hood of Roll Up Gates:
1. 24 gauge steel [.040” aluminum]. Formed to fit the contour of the end brackets with reinforced top and bottom edges.
2. Shape: Hexagon [square] [round]
3. Material:
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. Provide hasps and pins, prepared for padlocks on coil side. [Slide locks]

2.03 OPERATION OF ROLL UP GATES:
A. Opening/Closing: Manual push-up [Motor Operator].
B. [Motor Operator]:
1. Alpine Redi-Central® 115 V, 60 Hz, single phase motor.
2. [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 OF ROLL UP GATES:
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 ROLL UP GATES: 
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
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.

3.03 FIELD TESTING
A. Test grille door for regular operation.

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

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

Disclaimer: All data provided on this website is to be used for information purposes only, and is subject to change without prior notice. Alpine shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or ommisions contained herein, nor for direct, incidental, consequential or any other damages resulting from furnishing, performance, or use of this information, even if Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages in advance. See the additional disclaimer in our Terms of Use.

Alpine’s Dawn-Grille™ Economy Box Spring roll up gates are designed for security and easy operation. Trouble free with minimal maintenance required, Alpine’s roll up gate has been proven for use on thousands of  installations for both business and industry. These roll up gates are perfect as a storefront gate or window, as it can be used as a roll up concession window. Additionally, this roll up gate is customizable. 

Alpine Dawn Grille™ curtain consists of solid 5/16″ hot dipped galvanized steel rods covered with PVC sleeves, connected with vertical aluminum links. The storefront gate can be either manually or motor operated. The Dawn Grille® storefront gate includes a 24 gauge galvanized or prime painted hood. Locking choices include hasp-pin type for use with padlocks. Call the factory for additional lock options for your roll up gate needs.

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