Falcon Trust Bi-Fold Door in Miami, FL

bifold hangar door falcon trust miami floridaProject Type: Bi-Fold Doors

Project Name: Falcon Trust

Project Location: Miami, FL

Project Specs:

  • (1) 122' 8" x 34'-0" Bi-Fold Door System

***WIND LOAD 150 MPH***

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Well Bilt Industries supplied a 122' 8" by 34' door with a 150 mph windload for the west common hangar for Falcon Trust Air, a top-ranked fixed base operator, at Tamiami Kendall Airport in Miami.  The Super Bi-fold door is powered by eight  2-horsepower units with a gear reduction of 240:1.  The door also features an auto-lock system, safety edge and warning bell, as well as a keyed lockout control panel and fused safety disconnect. Well Bilt Industries custom fabricates all door hardware for its door systems, and for this project, all hardware was super-sized by 200 to 300 percent to accommodate the door's size, weight, and vertical and horizontal reactions.  The Dade County approved  super bi-fold door was deivered in May 2008, and the project was completed later that year. Dean Steel Buildings, Inc manufactured the hangar, the project included 8,000 psi Rib-12 Galvalume panels.  The 24 gauge metal panels have purlin-bearing legs and are Dade County approved. The project engineer was Infinity Engineering, Miami, and the general contractor was Everest Builders Inc, Miami.