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Dedication to Quality
Metroshutters™ are expertly machined and manufactured to exact tolerances - they are strong enough for absolute security and are designed for reliable, simple and speedy operation.  All our doors are made with only the best quality materials to ensure that customers have the utmost security in their establishments. Backed by our one year warranty, Metroshutters™ are guaranteed to provide years of trouble-free operation. 

Customized Manufacturing
Metroshutters™ are custom made to fit all your door requirements.  Our sales and engineering staff are always on hand to help you decide the appropriate materials, operation, finish, and installation method for your doors.  Here at Metrotech, w
e make it our job to consider architectural parameters, construction timetables, budgets, and usage and safety - every relevant factor to manufacture your ideal door.


Our shutters...

A. Galvalume Shutters             

The most economical and cost effective shutters, these heavy duty shutters are designed to provide maximum security to your establishments.                                                                                


Curtain Slats

·         75mm C-type Galvalume                                                 

·         100mm C-type Galvalume

·         Available in Ga.24, Ga.22, Ga.18, and Ga16 thickness

Size

·         Maximum of 14 meters width (single panel) ; Minimum of 0.75 meters width (single panel)

Finish

·         Galvalume Steel, Lacquer Painted, Acrylic Painted or Powdercoated

Optional Accessories

·         Perforated curtains or vent holes for ventilation purposes

·         Galvalume wicket door for service entry

Applications

·         Commonly used but not limited to commercial and retail stores, loading bays, warehouses and factories



B. Aluminum Shutters 

Security and elegance are brought to you by these aluminum shutters. These types of roll-up shutters meet a diversity of commercial and residential application requirements.

Curtain Slats

·        75mm C-type Anodized Aluminum ; 2.0mm thickness

·        95mm Flat-Type Powdercoated Aluminum; 1.0mm thickness

Size

·         Maximum of 6.4 meters width (single panel) ; Minimum of 0.75 meters width (single panel)

Finish

·            Anodized Aluminum or Powdercoated (75mm C-Type)

·         Powdercoated (95mm Flat-Type)

Optional Accessories

·            Vent holes for ventilation purposes (75mm C-Type)

·          Polycarbonate Shutters (95mm Flat-Type)

·        Aluminum  wicket door for service entry (both)

Applications

·         Commonly used but not limited to commercial and retail stores, clean rooms, and storage rooms


C. Stainless Steel Shutters 

These shutters are designed to provide you with maximum security.  Since these shutters are constructed with stainless steel, they have the advantage in terms of strength, elegance and security compared to other shutters.

Curtain Slats

·      75mm C-type Stainless Steel

·      Available in Ga.24, Ga.20, and Ga.18 thickness

Size

·      Maximum of 10 meters width (single panel) ; Minimum of 0.75 meters width (single panel)

Finish

·      Stainless Steel Hairline or Mirror Finish

Optional Accessories

·      Vent holes for ventilation purposes

·      Stainless Steel wicket door for service entry

Applications

·      Commonly used but not limited to commercial and retail stores, clean rooms, chemical rooms, loading bays, storage rooms, banks, hospitals, warehouses and factories


D. Aluminum Grilles 

Ideal for applications which require security and ventilation while maintaining high level of visibility. These are constructed from strong and lightweight aluminum. Its practical application for ventilation and visibility makes it one of the most popular types of roll-up doors today.

 

Curtain Slats

·         Constructed from interlocking aluminum flat bars and round tubes.

·         Inside these aluminum tube are metal shafting which give the grilles strength for total security

·         Venetian type or brick type design

Size

·     Maximum of 10 meters width (single panel) ; Minimum of 0.75 meters width (single panel)

Finish

·         Anodized Aluminum

Optional Accesories

·     Anodized Aluminum grilles wicket door for service entry

·     Can be combined with Aluminum or Galvalume close slat shutters

Applications

·         Commonly used but not limited to stores inside the shopping malls, store fronts, banks, airports, hospitals and parking entrance/exits


E. Stainless Steel Grilles  

Recommended for applications which require maximum security and ventilation while maintaining high level of visibility. These heavy duty grilles ensure your maximum protection from burglary without hiding the display it fortifies.

Curtain Slats

·         Constructed from interlocking stainless steel flat bars and round tubes

·         Inside these stainless steel tubes are metal rods which give the shutters maximum strength

·         Brick type design

Size

·         Maximum of 10 meters width (single panel) ; Minimum of 0.75 meters width (single panel)

Finish

·         Stainless Steel Mill Finish

Optional Accesories

·         Stainless Steel grilles wicket door for service entry

·         Can be combined with Stainless Steel or Galvalume close slat shutters

Applications

·         Commonly used but not limited to stores outside the shopping malls, banks, airports, hospitals and parking entrance/exits

 

F. Polycarbonate Shutters 

These type of shutters are designed to provide security, elegance and transparency. Since the shutters are transparent – providing 80% vision, it is best for advertising products even when the shops are closed.

Curtain Slats

·         3mm thick UV-resistant, polycarbonate slats

·         200 times stronger than glass of the same thickness

Size

·         Maximum of 5.80 meters width (single panel) ; Minimum of 1.0 meters width (single panel)

Optional Accesories

·         Polycarbonate wicket door for service entry

·         Can be combined with Aluminum (close slat shutters)

Applications

·         Commonly used but not limited to stores inside the shopping malls, banks, airports, and hospitals



 



Metroshutters Parts and Components

A. CURTAINS

METROshutters™ curtains are manufactured from interlocking, roll-formed “C” profile slats. Available in different slat thickness depending on applications. The ends of each alternate slat are fitted with end locks.

B. GRILLES

METROshutters™ grilles are available in Anodized Aluminum or Stainless Steel. Designs come in brick or venetian pattern.

ALUMINUM GRILLES consists of horizontal tubes ½” diam.  with 10mm diam. shafting support, spaced not over 3” apart with vertical connecting links.

STAINLESS GRILLES consists of horizontal tubes ½” diam. with 10mm diam.shafting support, spaced not over 4” apart with vertical connecting links.

C. ENDLOCKS

The end locks are made of cast malleable metal or galvanized steel, spot-welded to both ends of alternate slats, designed to prevent lateral movement of the slats and allow for a smooth operation of the shutter.

D. WINDLOCKS

Wind locks are provided for doors with wide openings to prevent curtain from de-alignment due to deflection from wind pressure or other surfaces.

E. BOTTOM BAR

The bottom bar is constructed from two right angled GALVALUME steel bars, each not less than 38mm x 38mm x 2.5mm thick. Between the two right angled GALVALUME steel bars is sandwiched the bottom slat of the curtain, which is securely welded into position. METROshutters™ bottom bar is designed to place the padlock holder, weather stripping and/or safety device.

F. BOTTOM BAR (GRILLES)

ALUMINUM GRILLES is constructed of extruded tubular aluminum bar of not less than 1.5mm x 45mm x 75mm.

STAINLESS GRILLES is constructed of stainless rectangular tube of not less than 1.2mm x 45mm or 2 pieces of stainless angle bar of 1/8” x 1 ½” x 1 ½”

G. GUIDES

METROshutters™ guides are formed using GALVALUME steel channels with sufficient depth to retain the curtain in place under the horizontal pressure; it also prevents ends of curtain from de-aligning from guide slots. Top sections shall flare for smooth entry of curtains. Stops shall be provided to limit the curtains from moving beyond the guides. METROshutters™ guides are featured with Polyvinyl Chloride strip to act as a wear strip and to prevent steel to steel contact with the curtain and guide allowing for longevity and quiet operation

H. DRUM BARREL and SPRING COUNTERBALANCE

Curtain shall coil on a barrel supported at end of opening on brackets and be balanced by helical springs. The drum is made from m/s tube of proper thickness and diameter corresponding to the size of the curtain and then is capped at both ends. The wall thickness is designed sufficiently to limit deflection. Within the barrel, an oil-tempered, helical, counter balancing steel spring, shall be installed which is capable of producing sufficient torque to assure easy operation of the door.

I. HOODS

Hoods are manufactured from Galvanized Aluminum Sheet, 0.7mm thick. It is formed to fit contour of end brackets, all top and bottom edges are reinforced with rods or angle bars, and then fastened to brackets or angle bars. Hoods of more than 3.00 meters in length shall have intermediate supporting brackets.

J. VENTILATION/PERFORATION

METROshutters™ also offers fully perforated slats of 3mm in diameter, providing a see through effect as well as allowing for increased ventilation. Another option that METROshutters™ offers are slats punched with vent holes of 100mm x 25mm, also for the purpose of ventilation and vision.

K. SHUTTERLOCK

As a standard, METROshutters™ manually operated and chain operated roll-up doors are equipped with two locking systems.

  1. A center lock located at waist height, locking device on the inside and key operated from the outside.
  2. In addition, two padlock holders are welded at the base of the side guide and bottom bar for added security.

For motor-operated roll-up door or grille, PADLOCK HOLDERS are provided only upon request.

L. WICKET DOOR

Wicket door is an optional offered by METROshutters™. It is an accessory to the roll-up door, ideal as service entry, applicable to motorized or chain-block operated roll-up shutters with wide opening. Wicket door swings back when curtain is raised to give a clear, unobstructed opening. METROshutters™ standard wicket door dimension is 1.5mH x .60mW.


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