high speed rubber doors

Most business garage doors are made of steel, aluminum or fiberglass. While these overhead doors are popular for their strength and durability, another option gaining favor with commercial property owners are rubber overhead doors.

Rubberized panel garage doors come in both interior and exterior options, and are often used in warehouses, manufacturing plants and cold storage. These panels are made of rubber for a reason: heavy-duty use. They’re made to last through significant wear and tear, and can stand up to some of the toughest tasks.

The Benefits of Installing a Rubber Overhead Door

These overhead doors are tough. They’re completely opaque in every way possible, including noise and temperature insulation. There are a number of different types of rubber garage door designs, depending on your business’ needs.

  • Some overhead rubber doors are designed for quick opening and closing, so that there’s minimal energy loss at the loading dock or back door.
  • Overhead doors made of rubber can work on springless opening systems, eliminating the concern about broken springs from frequent opening and closing. By removing the reliance on springs, rubber overhead doors are more reliable and long lasting.
  • The panels of these overhead doors are made from rubber for a specific reason. They can withstand significant wear and tear and endure demanding tasks. These doors are built to last and can handle the toughest challenges. They are an ideal choice for industrial settings where robustness and resilience are essential. Some rubber doors are highly impactable, as in when hit hard enough, they break away from guides and reset; they’re fully operational within minutes, and there’s no downtime.
  • Exterior rubber doors are now on the market that are constructed with several layers of polyester weave material, so that they can stand up to extremely harsh outdoor conditions. Rubber overhead panels are particularly well-suited for extreme temperatures and corrosive substances. Their strong nature makes them an excellent choice for warehouses and manufacturing plants. Places where heavy machinery, equipment movement, and frequent door usage are common. Additionally, overhead rubber doors provide enhanced insulation. Anything that can help maintain temperature control within facilities will reduce energy costs.
  • Some rubber panels, like Overhead Doors’ Rapidflex Rubber Doors, are also made to withstand chemicals, and can handle pressure up to 180 mph, making them great options for businesses in hurricane-prone areas, or any area where high, damaging winds occur.
  • The toughness of overhead rubber doors makes them an attractive choice for businesses. Their complete opacity provides insulation against noise and temperature fluctuations, creating a more comfortable work environment. With various design options available, rubber doors can meet the needs of different businesses. The quick opening and closing feature minimize energy loss, making them suitable for loading docks and back doors. Furthermore, the absence of springs in certain rubber door systems ensures enhanced reliability. Overhead rubber doors offer a durable, efficient, and reliable solution for businesses.

Curious about what a rubber overhead door looks like in action? Check out this video on the Rapidflex Rubber Door at 3:22.