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30th January 2017
LPU 42 Insulated Sectional Garage Doors

What exactly is the LPU 42 insulated sectional garage door?

The Hormann LPU42 is one of the flagship doors in the Hormann steel sectional garage door range. It is a double skinned, foam filled, 42mm thick insulated sectional garage door with incredible strength which also gives it high levels of security at any size if installed correctly and more so with a suitable Hormann Bi Secur electric operator. The door has been developed over years by Hormann and is definitely one of the best value garage doors in the UK today, with one of the widest range of colour and finish options.

What is a sectional door? The sectional garage door is still relatively new to the UK and this is inbelivable when you make comparisons with other garage doors. The sectional garage door rises  sectional door vertical rising actionvertically, usually in 4 panel sections on a standard height and then curves and retracts into the garage on rails at higher level to give a full width and height (in most cases). As it does not go through the opening and due to its operation high levels of weathersealing are achievable all round and once you add into this a 42mm double skinned panel you have a garage door with fantastic insulation values.
lpu 42 m ribbed sectional door panel

The door is offered in UK standard range up to 4877mm wide (16 feet) and a much larger European range of standard and purpose made sizes. Because of its strength is is available up to 7500mm wide and 3000mm high and larger if you opt for industrial operating gear (10m max.)

The LPU42 sectional door is available in several different panel designs and finishes with woodgrain, silkgrain, decograin, micrograin options offering subtle variations in visual appearance.
More recently Hormann have introduced Sandgrain, Slategrain and Planar in their Renomatic electric sectional door packages.

If insulation is of primary concern Hormann now offer the 'Thermoframe' option which is an additional installation kit to further lower the U value of an installed LPU42 door installed correctly behind the structural opening. When installing inbetween the opening a level of acceptance has to be taken that the surround of the door will not be as well insulated as the door panel itself but will still seal the same all round unlike any other garage door can. You can also look at the top of the range LPU 67 door, which is a 67mm thicker stel door panel construction offering incredible levels of insulation.

'Designer Doors'
The LPU 42 panel is used as the primary basis for the entire Hormann range of 'designer' sectional doors with modern stainless steel and glazing elements offering very stylish and individual designs many of which can be complimented with matching front entrance doors from the Thermopro or TOP entrance door ranges also from Hormann. Modern surface finishes also help to create incredible visual effects, such as the Titan metallic or anthracite options as well as the almost limitless choice of the majority of the RAL paint finish colour options.
designer sectional door and entrance door from hormann

Sectional garage doors offer so many benefits over the usual up and over, side hinged or roller shutter doors and if you want a door that offers the ultimate in security, insulation and style then you should definitely take a look at the Hormann LPU42 range.

Learn more about the LPU42 range >

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