Schweiss Doors engineered and built five bifold/strap latch doors to be used at the stadium entrance. Three of these doors measure 29' x 41'5" and the other two were 29'4" x 41'5". Each door is lifted by three 5 h.p. motors and the liftstraps are 6" width. compared to the usual 3" width. The doors, with glass, weigh in at about 28,000 lbs. each.
This awe-inspiring Los Altos, Calif. luxury home will be featured in the Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour, June 9th. The Great Room of the home features a Schweiss 36' x 23' tall glass hydraulic curtain wall door. The entire facade of the home can be opened like an aircraft hangar door. The center of the Great Room has a circular glass-floored dining area cantilevered over a 60 ft. long indoor swimming pool that looks out over the scenic Bay.
Santa Monica, California's Pen Factory,
a former Paper Mate pen factory, was renovated into a 222,000 sq. ft. multi-tenant twin-building creative workplace.
Included on the renovated design is the inclusion of a 8' 9" x 19' 5" Schweiss bifold liftstrap door with glass cladding. It is equipped with an automatic latch system, electric photo eye sensors, a door base safety edge and back-up system that can be used in case of a power outage.
The bifold door is being used by DreamWorks Animation media company to bring larger items in and out of the building.
HLW International of Santa Monica, CA, was charged with turning a 1950s-era brick building into the new home of Red Bull Energy Drink. As part of that process, the firm ordered the demolition of a section of the building's original roof to create an interior courtyard, and then constructed within the courtyard a 40'-wide by 250'-long, non-functioning skateboard ramp, which has offices and conference spaces beneath.
Schweiss Doors of Fairfax, MN, manufactured the door, which weighs approximately 10 tons. To operate the door, two electic motors and eight lift straps are used.
When Japanese architectural firm Shigeru Ban set out to create their new Metal Shutter House project in Manhattan, they approached Schweiss Doors with the idea of a “window-wall" that could open up to the to the beautiful New York City skyline outside. The goal was to create a connection with the city outside and Schweiss Lift-Strap Bifold Doors were the ideal solution to make that vision a reality.
The custom-built designer doors fit seamlessly into the living space and give the owners the ability to change the feel of the room with the push of a button.
Doc B's Fesh Kitchen in Chicago was established to become an extension of your own kitchen. The Gold Coast location features a 16.2 ft. wide x 7.9 3/4 ft. tall Schweiss hydraulic glass designer door equipped with electric photo eye sensors. The door opens to an outside dining area which seats 20 customers.
The bar opens to outdoor restaurant seating. Two Schweiss custom-made bifold liftstrap glass doors open up to the outside. One door is 24ft. wide x 7 ft 1" and the other bifold door, 24ft. wide x 3ft. 7". The doors are clad in glass, giving an unobstructed view of a plaza and garden area outside in all types of weather and allow a significant amount of light in to brighten up the bar and dining areas.
A lot of thought went into choosing the doors for the hangar homes. Two sets of Schweiss Bifold liftstrap doors, each 45' x 14'9" are at the model residence. The decorative cladding gives them a real designer door look. Building plans offer five residence-style hangars and two commercial-style hangars.
The hangar portion of the home measures 40' x 40'. The Schweiss bifold liftstrap door on the hangar has a clear opening width of 38' and 9' 8.75" in height. It is also equipped with automatic latches, electric photo eye sensors and a remote opener. The blue polycarbonate cladding really brightens up the exterior of the door.
Carriage House helicopter hangar is very likely the most unique in America!
The Carriage House on the lakeshore property of Sid Morris, Cornelius, NC is very likely the most unique in America! It doesn't house horses and horse buggies. It doesn't house antique autos. Instead it houses his R44 helicopter. And that chopper gets to the Carriage House by first landing on a helipad on the end of his 200' dock. A small electrically driven dolly then gently lifts the chopper with operator and guides them to the proper stall inside this remarkable 4-star carriage house.
The Schweiss designer doors are each 15.9' wide by 19' tall. The bifold doors in this project are unique in that the top half of the doors is emblazoned with the ICA Watershed logo which overlaps the bottom half and still remains visible with the door partially opened. Translucent polycarbonate cladding also gives the door a glow allowing colors and light from inside the Watershed to show through.
Two custom-mad decorative Schweiss bifold liftstrap designer doors add to the historic look of the builing; one of which is 11' 10" x 11' 11" and another at 11'1" x 10'1." Instead of the conventional metal, glass or wood exterior cladding, these doors have a decorative steel exterior 12 gauge steel cladding that blends in very nicely with the exterior brick of the apartment building and double as security gates for the main walkway into the complex.
Schweiss Doors in Fairfax, Minnesota was called upon by the architectural firm of Muller+Muller, Ltd of Chicago which excels in architecture, planning and interior designs to provide four Designer Bifold Doors on the stage building and at a concession stand below the guest services building.
The designer style Schweiss Bifold Doors have an exterior cladding of cedar slats 3 1/2" x 3/4," with spaces between them. Extra steel was added at the Schweiss factory for extra support. Pressure treated wood was also added to screw the cedar slats to.
Schweiss boathouse doors have a reputation of showing up at some of the most beautiful lakes in America.
A new 40x30 ft. steel building was erected for the South Tahoe Standup Paddle rental business.
It is also where a custom made Schweiss 32 ft. 11.5" x 10 ft. 11.25" Bifold liftstrap door with electric photo eye sensors opens up that building for business.
The exterior cladding on the door consists of stained 2x6s spaced apart to allow for airflow into the storage area when the door is closed.
This 1956 Greyhound is equiped with hydraulic cylinders to lift and close a 18' x 8' side door and 8' x 9' rear bus door. It serves as a lounge and bar facility at the landmark Bobby Hotel in Nashville, TN. A Schweiss dual-pump system for each door were placed 60 feet away inside the swimming pool mechanical room.
Raven Production Management Co. of New Orleans constructed arena and concert container units that will be in use at several events in the Los Angeles area and across the country. Raven ordered 13 Schweiss 13' x 7' bifold liftstrap doors for these container-building units.
Three Lift Strap Bifold Doors were installed on a sandwich and ice cream shop kiosk on the sidewalk in front of the mayors office in SF.
Building container doors is becoming more and more common for Schweiss Doors. A shipment of four containers, each with 20 ft. x 8 ft. Schweiss hydraulic doors mounted on the top of each container, was shipped to Hancocks Bridge, New Jersey.
This is a Greenhouse with multiple openings done by Schweiss Bifold Doors.
Each of the bifold doors are covered with translucent material.
Radiation-Shielded Bifold Door Designed for Industrial X-Rays North Star Imaging, Inc., a Rogers, Minnesota manufacturer of industrial x-ray systems came to Schweiss for a 40' wide, lead lined door that would be put on a large booth used for x-ray inspections of long metal componenent products to find minute imperfections in the metal or welds.
A typical garage door folds up and back when it is lifted, drastically reducing your garage's available headroom. A Schweiss door will not only free up lost headroom but improve the look of your garage
A custom Schweiss garage door allows you total freedom with the look of your garage. You can apply siding to your door to match the garage and have custom shaped windows built into the door. For a Strong, long-lasting and totally unique look, go with a Schweiss door.