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Types of Roller Shutters

Different Types of Roller Shutters

Over the past few year’s roller shutters have gained utmost popularity because they provide safety and increase the aesthetic appeal of the site. They are prepared from heavy metal strips duly interlocked together to give maximum strength. Doors are crucial for any structure but choosing the right one can be a tough task for the public. Different types of roller shutters doors are accessible in the market, which not only enhances the look of the structure but also protects it from harsh weather conditions and burglary. There are various types of roller shutters available in the market and are high in demand because of their advantages. Let’s have a look at the types of roller shutter doors.

1. M.S. Roller Shutters

M.S. Rolling shutters or Mild Steel Rolling Shutter work on the same principles as above. These shutter doors are made from high-quality steel rods. This shutter can be used in conjunction with grills or perforated panels. These grills allow ventilation or see-through sight. These types of shutter doors are easy to install. M.S rolling doors withstand any type of weather.

This roller shutter is the most cost-effective option for any application. The main benefit of M.S. roller shutters prevent rusting and increase the duration of the shutters M.S rollers are prepared with an anti-drop device. M.S rolling shutter has an extra electromagnetic brake as well. These two things provide protection in the worst weather conditions. They also prevent the shutters from falling freely. It offers defence against storms and break-ins.

m.s. roller shutter
Aluminium roller shutter

2. Aluminium Roller Shutters

If you are looking for lightweight shuttering options, then aluminum roller shutters can be your best choice. They are lightweight and manufactured by using high-quality aluminum which can be easily get installed in both single and double walls. The advantages of using aluminum roller shutters are:

  1. 1. They are corrosion-free.
  2. 2. Required less maintenance.
  3. 3. Strong and durable.
  4. 4. Noise-free operation.
  5. 5. Provide a beautiful look to the structure.

3. Polycarbonate Roller Shutters

The roller shutters are now easily accessible in polycarbonate or transparent form. They are mainly used in shops/showrooms to showcase the variety of products to the customers. They are durable and easy to handle. They provide visibility and security to space simultaneously. However, the only demerit is the cost which on the higher side.

A transparent roller shutter creates aesthetically pleasing transparency across the space. These rolling shutters allow visibility and airflow from both sides of the building. These rolling shutters are transparent, portable, and long-lasting. These rolling shutters are high in cost.

Types of Roller Shutters based on Operation of Shutter

Roller shutter doors have different types based on their operation method

1. Automatic Roller Shutter

The automatic roller shutters are fabricated using mild steels, aluminum, galvanized steels, and stainless steel. They are power-driven shutters, generally, drive powers from an electric motor or gearbox. Automatic roller shutters are use for various purpose. These shutters are very useful for industrial purposes. In case of power failure, they can also be operated manually as well. The benefits of automatic roller shutters are:

  1. 1. Durable and long-lasting.
  2. 2. Easy to operate.
  3. 3. Easy to maintain.

The automatic roller shutters is generally a power drive with an electric motor and gearbox. The automatic roller shutters are made up of M.S., aluminum, galvanized steel, stainless steel. These types of shutters are very economical structures and devices for hassle-free opening and closing of shutters.

The automatic roller shutters are suitable for garage doors & industrial uses, which are extremely durable, easy to maintain, and can be used when the opening’s area is more than 10 sqm. They can also be manually released in case of power failure.

shutter by window after

2. Push-Pull Roller Shutters

Push-Pull roller shutters are preferred where the opening area is less than 10 sqm. 

3. Mechanical Gear Type

When the opening area is greater than 10 sqm, mechanical gear type shutters are used which is operated by reduction gear, connecting rod, and winding handle or chain of pulley blocks.The winding handle or chain of pulley blocks is utilized. It is durable and easy to maintain.