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Old 28-12-2018, 12:21 AM
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Hi guys just a quick update my upgraded motor is finally in woohoo (its been a very long wait) but she moves much easier now

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Old 04-02-2019, 10:10 AM
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Teething problems number two 😭😭😭
Another month in and the cog on the motor has totally stripped the teeth off the railings 😡😡 - feeling shattered

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Hi Jen,

when ASSA built our the new turret at Stockport, we used a steel rack which is 7mm thick and mode 8 tooth spacing. Using plastic or cast racks will not survive if the load of the roof is too high. I suspect your roof is very heavy as the shutter on our roof is 400kg and it is flat, 5 metres long and only 2 metres wide. The rack we used was the minimum calculated by our engineer to bear that load.

I am sure you will get this sorted but thick steel is the way to go in this instance. You can get them cut via engineering firms which laser and computer cutting.
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Hi Jen,

when ASSA built our the new turret at Stockport, we used a steel rack which is 7mm thick and mode 8 tooth spacing. Using plastic or cast racks will not survive if the load of the roof is too high. I suspect your roof is very heavy as the shutter on our roof is 400kg and it is flat, 5 metres long and only 2 metres wide. The rack we used was the minimum calculated by our engineer to bear that load.

I am sure you will get this sorted but thick steel is the way to go in this instance. You can get them cut via engineering firms which laser and computer cutting.
thanks Paul hopefully the builder will get it right eventually
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