This post shows how we install a typical roller garage door. There happen to be two roller garage doors here. We found the openings in need of garage doors in the vicinity of Cambridge. It was a moderately gloomy and warm Summer day in England; it could have been winter, spring or autumn. We drove… Read More
The pictures here were taken after successful installations – within a radius of about 400 miles of Chester. That’s where we’re from, and that is where we like to work! Some were fitted, this month mostly, quite close to Chester – in Dover, and Land’s End (Cornwall) – but also in Berkshire, Surrey, parts of… Read More
“I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John, 10) In these words, the… Read More
Gentle reader, the attached video represents a little study of the leading optical safety edge technology. And, a method of replicating or hacking it. The video is not the best quality, but if you are moved by such things as this, I hope you will have patience.
Prior to the statement of the Creed in the Orthodox tradition of Christianity, the Priest or Deacon demands that a guard watch the doors. This ancient saying is included in the liturgy so that, at the time when the faithful declare their faith, and prior to the presentation of the eucharstic gifts, there can be… Read More
I attach a video demonstration of a recent project. The tubular motor for roller blinds encloses a small induction motor. Due to its size, it gets hot very quickly. It has various built in features: Thermal overload protection Built in brake to allow doors to remain open or half-open Capacitor for fluent start and run… Read More
Yes, this motor is a beauty. While playing one of Bach’s two part Inventions the other day, I heard my washing machine give out a huge groan. I had left it on, rolling about while I played the piano. On concluding my playing, I went into the kitchen to find a pall of smoke and… Read More