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Clopay® Corporation Introduces VertiStack™ Clear Door

November 03, 2022

 

 

 

Clopay® Corporation Introduces VertiStack™ Clear Door

Innovative new compact stacking door maximizes ceiling space
while providing clear aesthetics.

 

 

 

Mason, OH  –– Clopay® Corporation, a leader in closure products for commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, and retail applications, introduces the new VertiStack™ Clear Door, a unique compact door with vertically stacking sections, engineered to provide a clear, open ceiling and modern design. VertiStack Clear will be available in Clopay® Corporation’s Clopay, Cornell, and Cookson brands.

The door’s components take up minimal ceiling space, making room for mechanical, electrical, or plumbing fixtures, while the streamlined aesthetic brings the outside atmosphere in (and vice versa). Enabling building footprints to expand and encompass outside spaces makes VertiStack Clear a great choice for commercial establishments looking to embrace the natural environment, such as those in the hospitality industry, including restaurants, event venues, and more.

The product’s sleek look keeps lines and angles to a minimum and cleverly hides key mechanisms. “VertiStack Clear has no hinges or exposed tracks,” said Angela Quaglio, Product Manager, Clopay® Corporation. “The door is engineered to operate smoothly and quietly, so as not to disturb patrons while cycling. When open, the door’s sections can even be recessed into the ceiling, hiding them from view.”

Clear Choice for Energy Efficiency & Customization

Clear panels allow sunlight to fill interior spaces while the door is closed. To reduce air infiltration and keep building occupants comfortable, the door features built-in gaskets between the sections and a vinyl weather seal that clips into the guide channel. VertiStack Clear has been tested to ASTM E283 standards and meets the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC®) requirements for air infiltration, making the door an energy efficient choice.

Customizable to suit openings up to 14’ wide and 14’ tall, VertiStack Clear is available with glass, acrylic, or polycarbonate panels in tempered, frosted, insulated, and Low-E options in a variety of thickness from 1/8” to 5/8”. Specifiers may also choose from anodized finishes, including clear, black, bronze, and dark bronze, as well as paint finishes in chocolate, white, or bronze.

More Information

For assistance in selecting options and customizing VertiStack Clear to suit each individual project, architects and specifiers should visit www.architectdoorhelp.com.

To learn more about VertiStack Clear Door, please visit: www.cornelliron.com/product/vertistack.

About Clopay® Corporation

Founded in 1964, Clopay® Corporation (“Clopay”) is the largest manufacturer and marketer of garage doors and rolling steel doors in North America. The company sells residential and commercial overhead sectional doors through leading home center retail chains and a network of over 2,500 independent professional dealers under the brands Clopay, Ideal, and Holmes. Rolling steel doors and grilles for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail use are sold under the Cornell and Cookson brands.

 

 

Contact

Adrienne Reitz, Director of Marketing Communications

570-550-7652

areitz@clopay.com

Clopay® Corporation Introduces Cornell and Cookson Branded Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille

August 11, 2022

 

 

 

Clopay® Corporation Introduces Cornell and Cookson Branded
Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille

 

 

Ultra-slim curtain reduces headroom requirement, providing specifiers aesthetically pleasing rolling grille options for a variety of new applications.

 

Mason, OH  –– Clopay® Corporation, a leader in closure products for commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, and retail applications, introduces the Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille, expanding its product line of security grilles featuring award-winning curtain technology. The patented, ultra-slim profile of Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille requires nearly 30% less headroom than standard industry grilles. The curtain coils tightly and efficiently, providing a security solution for facilities with low headroom. Previously only available in high-performance construction, this technology is now available in standard-cycle, standard-speed rolling grilles. This product will be available in Clopay® Corporation’s Cornell and Cookson brands.

“By expanding the availability of MicroCoil® in a standard-cycle, standard-speed rolling grille, we are able to provide architects, designers and facility managers with a new range of security options for small spaces and retrofit projects,” said Siva Davuluri, Vice President of Marketing, Clopay® Corporation. “It is well suited for schools, urban retail applications, older buildings and structures that cannot utilize a standard size operating grille due to headroom and clearance restraints, or any structure that cannot be heavily altered,” he added.

A Plethora of New Applications 

A major benefit of broadening the availability of MicroCoil® is its patented combination of technology, durability and aesthetics. The Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille provides space-saving performance for facilities that do not require the speed and operation of high-performance rolling grilles.

“While our Extreme High Performance MicroCoil® Grille is a boon for busy parking facilities around the country, there are a number of retail and mixed-use applications that can benefit from low headroom coiling grilles that complement the building, while providing protection and security,” explained Heather Bender, Strategic Marketing Manager, Clopay® Corporation.

“In major cities around the country, historic buildings are often occupied by luxury retailers and high-end boutiques,” explained Jason Millard, Architectural Design Support – Project Manager, Clopay® Corporation. “Whether you’re in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia or Chicago, these spaces often have low headroom, and specifiers can’t change the physical structure and dimensions of the storefront. In order to provide security, they have traditionally relied on scissor gates, but now with Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille, they have a compact, affordable option that is more robust, blends with the surrounding architecture and allows window shoppers to see merchandise after hours.”

Designed to Perform

Product engineers at Clopay® Corporation made several modifications to standard grilles in order to accommodate the curtain for the Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille. The steel counter-balance coil shaft has been updated from a standard four-inch barrel to a more robust six-inch barrel. This allows the patented vertical chains to coil tightly and efficiently while providing a stiffer base to support the structure.

“The secret of Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille is in the patented design of the curved links,” explained Millard. “The links increase in length as you move down the grille curtain. When the curtain retracts into the head unit, the increasingly longer links allow the grille to coil tightly and neatly stack into itself,” he added. The unique link construction also significantly reduces noise and vibration during motor or manual operations, making it one of the quietest grilles in the industry.

Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille can be specified in a wide range of heights—from 6’ to 14’.5”—and widths up to 26’. The links are made of high-quality 304-gauge stainless steel and an easy-link repair system contributes to less maintenance, making repairs easy. Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille is rated and warranted to 50,000 cycles and comes with the brand’s full suite of safety and aesthetic features, including photo eyes, light curtains and powder coated finishes.

More Information

To learn more about the Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille, please visit: https://www.cornelliron.com/product/visionaire-microcoil-grille—cornell or https://clopay.cornellcookson.com/

About Clopay® Corporation

Founded in 1964, Clopay® Corporation (“Clopay”) is the largest manufacturer and marketer of garage doors and rolling steel doors in North America. The company sells residential and commercial overhead sectional doors through leading home center retail chains and a network of over 2,500 independent professional dealers under the brands Clopay, Ideal, and Holmes. Rolling steel doors and grilles for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail use are sold under the Cornell and Cookson brands.

Clopay is headquartered in Mason, Ohio, and operates four manufacturing facilities and 52 distribution centers. For more information, visit www.clopaydoor.com.

 

Contact

Adrienne Reitz, Director of Marketing Communications

570-550-7652

areitz@clopay.com