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Schweiss Bifold Doors Destined For SpaceX, Cape Canaveral

10 Sep 2023

imageEver since government funding was cut for NASA, SpaceX has been in the forefront of space exploration. The same goes for Schweiss Doors, an established 35-year-old company that specializes in large custom-made doors that many other companies wouldn’t dare to make. Schweiss has built large doors installed at various SpaceX locations going back to 2008 and they keep coming back for more.  

Their latest orders just left the Schweiss Doors factory and will soon be installed on a new steel hangar at Cape Canaveral. The larger of the two is a Bifold Liftstrap door 90 ft. wide x 61 ft. tall. The second door on that shipment is 40 ft. wide x 69 ft. tall. Both doors are equipped with automatic latches and are rated for 150 mph winds. After arriving at Cape Canaveral they will be clad in 26 gauge sheeting and have 4-inch blanket insulation. Bottom-drive 480 volt, 3 phase motors and patented Schweiss liftstraps will do the lifting of these doors that exceed 46,700 lbs.

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