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Wednesday, 23 August 2017

MAN DOOR UPGRADE, TORONTO | CASE STUDY

Entrance Upgrade
This wooden Man Door was upgraded to an aluminum glass door and finished with cladding. Although it served it's purpose, it needed more functional hardware and security features.

Wooden-Man-Door | Basic Business Entrance Doors, GTA | Wilcox Door

Wooden-Man-Door | Entrance Doors with Vision Panels, GTA | Wilcox Door
 
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Style and Functionality
Along with an added curb appeal, panic hardware and an electric strike were installed for card access and security control.
 
Aluminum-Man-Door-Installation | Door Service and Upgrades, GTA | Wilcox Door

Aluminum-Man-Door-Installation | Entrance Door Hardware, GTA | Wilcox Door
 
 
 

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

EDGE OF DOCK LEVELER, STONEY CREEK | CASE STUDY

I need to improve my building's efficiency but I don't own it...
Do you operate your business out of a rental unit? So does this client. He required a dock leveler but had concerns of investing into a building he didn't own. What if he re-located? What would happen to this investment?

Removable-Loading-Dock-Solutions | Edge of Dock Install, Stoney Creek | Wilcox Door
 
The solution was to install an Edge of Dock Leveler which could be removed. These units typically have capacities of anywhere between 20,000 and 50,000 lbs.

Removable-Loading-Dock-Solutions | Edge of Dock Install, Stoney Creek | Wilcox Door
Removable-Loading-Dock-Solutions | Edge of Dock Install, Stoney Creek | Wilcox Door

Removable-Loading-Dock-Solutions | Loading Dock Bumpers and Block Risers, Stoney Creek | Wilcox Door
 
Do these blocks look familiar? These are known as Dock Bumpers, typically installed against the existing building structure. In this case, Block Risers (grey square unit) help to align the bumpers directly with the leveler.

Removable-Loading-Dock-Solutions | Edge of Dock Install, Stoney Creek | Wilcox Door

What types of challenges do you face in a rental unit? Does your work efficiency lack without proper equipment? Comment below!
 
 
 

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

TRACTOR TRAILER PREDADOOR NXT, ETOBICOKE | CASE STUDY

Any Application, Any Purpose
This food distribution centre had been using a tractor trailer as extra storage space. However, the food needed to be temperature controlled.

Warehouse-Food-Storage-Facilities | Food Facility Warehouses, GTA | Wilcox Door
 
Warehouse-Food-Storage-Facilities | Warehouse Cold Storage Solutions, Etobicoke | Wilcox Door
 
The solution was to install a 74"w x 84"h Rytec PredaDoor NXT inside the tractor trailer. A steel door frame had to be constructed along with a pair of track guards on each side of the door. Further specs include an AC drive motor, dynamic breaking and a dual-chamber auto-reversing soft touch edge.
 
Rytec-Cold-Storage-Door-Operators | Cold Storage Separation, Etobicoke | Wilcox Door

Rytec-Industrial-Cold-Storage-Door | Warehouse Storage Solutions, GTA | Wilcox Door
 
36" bollards were also installed to prevent any impacts to the inside and outside of the door frame. The door itself can withstand impacts, however, safety features are in place to prevent the door from closing on anyone or anything. This includes a dual chamber, auto-reversing soft tough edge, Pathwatch Safety System and 2 sets of photo cells.

 
Rytec-High-Speed-Temperature-Controlled-Doors | Cold Storage Separation, Etobicoke | Wilcox Door
 
Rytec-High-Speed-Temperature-Controlled-Doors | Cold Storage Separation, Etobicoke | Wilcox Door
 

All in all, this permanent trailer is now a fully-functioning cold-storage room for produce.
What makes your warehouse unique? Comment below!