We have the answers to all your roller shutter door, dock leveller, generator, and corporate signage questions.

What services does FritzJSA Group offer?

We are a leading supplier of roller shutter doors for industrial, commercial, and residential applications, generators, dock levellers, and corporate signage.

Does FritzJSA Group offer delivery and installation?

In addition to manufacturing and supplying industrial, commercial, and residential roller shutter doors, generators, dock levellers and corporate signage, we will deliver these items to your premises and install them to your satisfaction.

What is a dock leveller?

A dock leveller is a piece of equipment used to level the height difference between a warehouse floor and a delivery vehicle. It has an adjustable height and can be used with various vehicles. The dock leveller ensures a smooth transition when goods are loaded or unloaded from/into a truck. Dock levellers are typically found at warehouses and shipping or train yards.

How would I choose the correct dock leveller?

Choosing the best dock levellers for your company and operations can be difficult. These are some things to think about when looking for the best dock leveller to add to your operations. When looking for a dock leveller for your business, it’s critical to understand your requirements.

A mechanical dock leveller is not powered by electricity but by a pulley and chain system. It’s straightforward and has a lower initial outlay. Mechanical loading dock levellers are simple to install, inexpensive, have proven performance, and have soft-release action. They were designed and built to withstand the harshest loading dock environments.

A hydraulic dock leveller is a more durable dock leveller that requires less effort from the operator and has controls that allow you to raise and lower the dock. It may be more expensive initially, but it will most likely last longer. With the push of a button, these dock levellers can raise the deck to the required height. This is made possible by a patented system that uses only one hydraulic cylinder.

After you’ve narrowed down your dock leveller requirements, you’ll be able to consider other factors such as maintenance costs.

What are the most important factors to consider when selecting a dock leveller?

The following are the most important considerations when selecting a dock leveller:

  • The total weight of the forklift and freight to ensure you get the correct capacity.
  • How many trucks are loaded and unloaded each week
  • Your dock’s elevation.
  • A typical truck/trailer height.
  • The truck’s approach grade.

How long should a dock leveller last?

A dock leveller that is adequately maintained, appropriately cycled, and operated within its weight rating can outlast the building to which it is attached.

Preventative maintenance and immediate repair following an incident are the most critical factors in the longevity of a dock leveller, assuming it is correctly installed. If not repaired immediately, collision damage causes internal damage that worsens until the equipment self-destructs. Conversely, when a dock leveller is removed from service immediately and professionally repaired, it can almost always be repaired with no long-term issues.

What is a roller shutter door?

A roller shutter door is a door made up of several individual horizontal steel or aluminium slats that are operated by rolling the slats around a barrel directly up or down with the help of a spring, an electric motor, or both and guides on either side to keep the curtain secure in place.

Roller shutter doors are a prevalent type of door for either domestic, commercial, or industrial use and are typically defined and specified by their intended application. When fully opened, the vertical operation and compact nature of the door curtain are advantages of a roller door.

What are the different roller shutter door types and applications?

Roller shutter doors are incredibly versatile. They can be used for security and will provide protection from the elements, vandalism, and attempted burglary.

Roller shutter doors are available in steel or aluminium, manual or electric operation and have become one of the most popular types of garage doors. Furthermore, insulated roller shutter doors are becoming increasingly popular and have greater curtain strength and close better, with almost no noise from rattling in high winds. In addition, high-speed roller shutter door systems reduce energy bills and increase efficiency. Finally, fire-rated roller shutter doors are designed to prevent fire and smoke from spreading throughout a building once activated.

Are roller shutter doors ideal for security?

Roller shutter doors offer several protection and security benefits. For example, the steel or galvanised aluminium used to manufacture roller shutter doors ensures they are robust enough to provide protection against the elements. In addition, it promotes visual and audio security since it limits what outsiders can see or hear.

How are roller shutter doors manufactured?

Roller shutter doors are made of high-quality aluminium and insulated with high-density polyurethane. They comprise interlocking slats with a baked enamel paint finish that is fade and scratch resistant. This means shutters are extremely strong and durable, can block up to 90% of the sun’s heat, and can withstand significant force.

Are roller shutter doors easy to clean and maintain?

Roller shutter doors last for many years and require little maintenance due to their sturdy construction from high-quality materials. In addition, surfaces have been finished in baked enamel paint, which makes them highly durable and easy to clean every few months with a damp cloth or by lightly spraying with water.

It’s vital to ensure your roller shutter doors are correctly serviced and maintained, whether a roller shutter garage door for home or business, manual or electrically operated or complex industrial roller shutter doors. This will ensure you avoid costly and emergency repairs that could compromise your safety.

In addition, Fritz J SA Group offers maintenance and service contracts on roller shutters designed for your needs. These contracts identify the frequency of maintenance and the components that may need replacement at specific maintenance intervals.

Can roller shutter doors be accessed by remote control?

Roller shutter doors can be controlled by a remote-control system that makes it simple to open and close your roller shutter doors. A battery-powered remote-control system is unobtrusive, requires low voltage, and does not need to be installed by an electrician, saving time and money.

Can roller shutter doors be cut to size?

As a leading roller shutter door manufacturer, FritzJSA Group can create roller shutter doors to fit any opening, including windows and doorways. We also offer various profiles for these customised roller shutter doors, including solid, vented, and punch, in addition to different colours. Furthermore, perforated panels for vision or ventilation can be added to each roller shutter door.

Is there a difference between commercial and residential generators?

The most apparent distinction between residential and commercial generators is size. Portable generators are smaller than home generators that sit outside, like heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) unit. However, commercial generators are much larger, built with sturdier equipment, and typically located outside a facility on a concrete slab. Surprisingly, they are quieter than many residential generators because they are made from materials that reduce vibrations and noise.

What type of generators do you supply?

We manufacture, repair, and maintain commercial and residential generators and offer various options to ensure that you are fully prepared for blackouts. We specialise in producing high-quality diesel generators to provide our clients with the appropriate power solution. This includes generators with power ratings ranging from 20 kVA to 2 200 kVA and 7.5KVA diesel units. Our range of generators includes:

With load shedding a continuous possibility, commercial and residential generators are here to stay. However, you shouldn’t wait for the next round of load reductions to order and install commercial and residential generators.

We will advise you on the best generator for your needs based on the fuel type, power rating, and your requirements.

What are the benefits of corporate signage?

Corporate signage is a marketing strategy that is frequently overlooked, despite being one of the most effective and cost-effective methods. For local advertising, corporate signage is one of the most effective ways to inform potential customers about where and who you are, giving your company a significant competitive advantage.

Contact FritzJSA Group for more details

FritzJSA Group is a leading manufacturer of industrial and commercial roller shutter doors, generators, dock levellers, and corporate signage. For more information about our products and services, please get in touch with us today.


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