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Mall-Dawn™ - Mall Doors

Mall Security Gate

Product Features

  • Mall security gates provide security with an open appearance
  • Curtains available in aluminum or stainless steel
  • Our mall doors are constructed with quality, long lasting materials

Alpine’s Mall-Dawn™ mall security gate is ideal for malls. Security is provided while allowing consumers to view products even when the store is closed. Also, these mall doors are perfect for schools, parking garages, store fronts, and manufacturing facilities that require both security and ventilation.

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 
  • Available in standard 6” brick pattern, or 9” straight lattice pattern as an option.
  • Extruded aluminum guides with wool pile runners and snap on trim to hide fasteners.
  • 2” x 3 ½” tubular aluminum bottom bar standard. 

The Alpine Advantage and Benefit

  1. Alpine Mall-Dawn™ mall doors are designed for easy operation and are trouble free with minimal maintenance required.  
  2. After 42 years in business, Alpine products have been proven reliable for use on thousands of installations in Commercial and Business locations.  
  3. Both Alpine’s quality and workmanship are well known throughout the door industry. Our hands-on approach to every job ensures customer satisfaction.
  4. Made-to-Order manufacturing process. Alpine builds your product to the exact size, specifications and requirements.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. We are an ISO 9001:2015 registered firm which ensures that our products are built with strict quality control you can count on.

Installation

  • Mall security gates by Alpine Overhead Doors, Inc. are easy to install using our straightforward and concise installation instructions found in every hardware box.  
  •  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
Horizontal 5/16” Solid galvanized rods. Vertical spacing: Aluminum or Stainless Steel vertical links 2” on center. Continuous end links with lock washers to prevent curtain from leaving guides.
Option: Solid aluminum 5/16” rods w/no sleeves, or galvanized rods covered by 6” or 9” sleeves.
Finish Options – Galvanized, ExoShield™ powder coating. Clear Anodized Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or PVC over 5/16” solid galvanized rods.
> Click here for available Powder Coating colors.  

BOTTOM BAR

2” x 3 ½” extruded aluminum tubular section (size dependent on dimensions per manufacturer’s standard). 

BRACKETS
Carbon Steel plate not less than 1/4” thick with ball bearings at rotating support points on both brackets.  When bolted to the wall, the mounting angle that supports the barrel/pipe assembly and forms an end enclosure. OPTION: Hot Dipped Galvanized or Stainless Steel.

GUIDES
Wall Mounted:
Heavy Duty extruded clear anodized aluminum sections with wool pile runners and snap on trim to conceal fasteners. Provide Steel or 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 will be fastened with ⅜” bolts at 30” o.c.
Tube Mounted: Heavy duty extruded clear anodized aluminum sections with wool pile runners and snap on trim to conceal fasteners. Provide steel [aluminum] tubes (floor saddles and hardware provided by others) 
OPTION: ExoShield™ powder coating.

COUNTERBALANCE ASSEMBLY: TORSION
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 pre-lubricated high speed ball bearing at rotating support points. Torsion spring charge wheel for applying spring torque and for future adjustments.
Finish: Clear coat of rust inhibitor, Option: Stainless Steel. or Zinc Enriched Powder coating.  

LOCKING DOOR 
OPTION 1:
Cylinder Locks (Interlocks recommended for grilles with locks)
OPTION 2: Thumbturn Locks
OPTION 3: Motor acts as lock 

HOOD Hexagon (Optional)
Not recommended for above ceiling mount (Option:Square or Round)
Made from #22 gauge galvanized steel as standard and formed to fit the contour of the end brackets. 
Finish Options: ExoShield™ powder coat to match curtain
Material Options: #4 stainless steel. Clear anodized aluminum.

FASCIA  (OPTIONAL)
Useful where the area behind the hood is open, as seen in a between jambs type mounting configuration or other condition that exposes the opposite of coil side. Especially applicable with pre-engineered buildings. Mall security gate finish is to match curtain.

Choice of electric operator, hand chain, hand crank, or push up dependent on width by height of mall security gate. 

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 Redi­Hoist™ 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
Open/Close/Stop push button stations, key switches, exit loops, remote transmitters and various other types of interior or exterior mounted controls. Consult factory for additional options. Emergency egress handle, flush or surface mount with a 15’ or 30’ release cable. 
> View Access Control Details

SAFETY ENTRAPMENT PROTECTION
Option:
Electric Monitored Sensing edge with a coil cord.
Option: Redi-Reverse™ Light Curtain consists of a 6’0” high light curtain integral to the guides, left and right. If an object passes through the light curtain during the close cycle, the door will reverse to the open cycle and come to rest upon reaching the open limit.
Option: Photo safety sensors mounted to the guides 6” above the finished floor that project an infrared beam across the width of the door. Breaking the beam while the door is in motion will result in the immediate stop of downward travel and reverse the door to reopen to the top limit.

These are the operator options for Alpine’s Mall-Dawn™ security door. Please see our entire line of service door operators. Alpine’s security door operator is UL 325 standard and constructed with the highest quality material and the latest in technical innovation. This ensures that each roll up door motor exceeds the requirements it is meant to achieve. Alpine is sure to have an operator that will meet all your individual specifications.

Contact Alpine to learn more about these motor operators today!

Alpine® Mall-Dawn™ Mall Doors

Quality Steel Security Door

Model MALL-DAWN™
Standard Alpine Brick Pattern
Mall Security Gate, Mall Doors

NOTE: For mall doors, 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 mall doors and delete the others (Example: “Finish: Powder coated”) of each upward-acting door.

GENERAL
1.01 SUMMARY OF MALL SECURITY GATE SPECIFICATIONS:

A. This section includes: [Manual] or [Electric] operated mall doors.
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 MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 of upward acting doors
D. ASTM A 641/A 641M – Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire of Coiling Doors and Grilles
E. ASTM A 312 – Standard Specification for Seamless, Welded, and Heavily Cold Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes of the steel security door
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 for section 08330 Coiling Doors and Grilles.
I. ASTM B 221 – Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes for sectional overhead doors

1.03 SUBMITTALS FOR MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 MALL DOORS:
A. Manufacturer: Mall doors shall be manufactured by a firm with a minimum of five years experience with section 08330, Coiling Doors and Grilles.
B. Single-Source Responsibility: Manufacturer shall provide tracks, motors, and accessories for each type of door. Secondary components shall come from a source acceptable to the manufacturer of the primary components of these Coiling Doors and Grilles.

1.05 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 on upward-acting doors.
B. Project Warranty: Refer to Conditions of the Contract for project warranty provisions.

PART 2 – PRODUCTS

2.01 MANUFACTURER OF MALL DOORS:
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: MALL-DAWN™ Mall door

2.02 MATERIALS FOR MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 of section 08330 Coiling Doors and Grilles.
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]
e) [Lexan panels]: Clear, polycarbonate material for protection against theft, odors, smoke, and debris. For 12” straight pattern only.
2. Bottom Bar of section 08330 grille doors: (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 of sectional overhead doors
Finish: [Mill finish #2B] [#4 satin finish]

B. Guides for mall security gate: 
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 on upward-acting doors. Provide removable bell-mouth curtain stops to allow for curtain maintenance without removal of guides. Bell-mouth 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 for 08330 Coiling Doors and Grilles: (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:
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 steel security door from free falling in the event drive operation fails.

D. Counterbalance Assembly for mall doors: 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 steel security 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 per lubricated high speed ball bearing at rotating support points. Torsion spring charge wheel for applying spring torque and for future adjustments of section 08330, Coiling Doors and Grilles.
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)
* NOTE: Hood may not be necessary if coil is mounted above ceiling. If so, delete the following section.

E. Hood of mall security gate:
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:
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 on Section 08330 Coiling Doors and Grilles.

F. Locking of Mall Doors:
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 guideof upward-acting door.

2.03 OPERATION OF MALL SECURITY GATE SPECIFICATIONS :
A. Opening/Closing: 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 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) 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 steel security 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 Section 08330 ,Coiling Doors and Grillesup 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 section 08360 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 MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 on the Section 08330, Coiling Doors and Grilles.

3.02 INSTALLATION OF MALL SECURITY GATE:
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 of the upward-acting door.

3.03 FIELD TESTING:
A. Test doors for regular operation.

3.04 DEMONSTRATION:
A. Instruct the Owner’s personnel in correct operation and maintenance of steel security door.

3.05 ADJUST AND CLEAN:
A. Clean sectional overhead doors 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.

Contact Alpine Overhead Doors today for all your mall door needs. 

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Alpine’s Mall-Dawn™ mall security gates are designed for storefronts, shopping malls, and entryways requiring security with an open appearance. Mall security gate curtains are available in either aluminum or stainless steel to compliment any design aesthetic. Alpine’s mall security gates have been proven for use on thousands of installations for both business and industry.

Alpine’s Mall-Dawn™ mall doors are constructed with quality, long lasting materials. Available mall security gate patterns include either the standard brick pattern or an optional straight pattern. Roll down security grille doors can be either manually or motor operated. The Mall-Dawn™ mall doors include a 22 gauge galvanized or paint-primed hood. Call our factory for additional locking options  

9″ Straight Grille