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      Trackit Switch Installation Instructions Roll-up door
       
      Door-Stop Switch Installation

REQUIRED TOOLS FOR INSTALL: Nylon cable ties - Trackit supplies. Wrench - Installer supplies.

Step 1: Bolt on the doorstop switch bracket with door manufacturer supplied nut and bolt per door manufacturer’s instructions. The switch is installed. **Note: In most cases this step is performed by the door installer, a doorstop has to be installed on the door.**

 

     
GO TO STEP 6; Rare Earth Magnet Installation
       

OR” Track Mounted Switch Installation

REQUIRED TOOLS FOR INSTALL: 3/16” stubby drill bit and 3/16” pop-rivets - Trackit supplies.
Drill and Hand-pulled pop-rivet gun – Installer supplies.

Step 1: With one hand position the switch to be mounted on the track above the doorstop.
Step 2: With the other hand, drill the back hole in the track for the first pop-rivet.
Step 3: Pop-rivet the back of the switch to the track.
Step 4: Holding the switch level, drill the second hole for the front pop-rivet.
Step 5: Install the front pop-rivet in place. The switch is installed.

The switch should be attached to the track and look like the figure below.
To test install: Pull switch hard away from door curtain and release, track will flex, but switch stays in-place.

 

     

GO TO STEP 6; Rare Earth Magnet Installation

       

Rare Earth Magnet Installation Roll-up door page 2 of 3 version 2.13

REQUIRED TOOLS FOR INSTALL: 3M permanent metal tape - provided by Trackit.
Putty knife – Installer supplies.

Step 6: With the door closed, locate the area on the door curtain where the magnet will be placed. **Note: The rare earth magnet has a 360° working radius around the switch with a 3 to 4 inch gap. The rare earth magnet can be placed above, below or parallel with the switch as long as the magnet does not hit switch when door is opened and closed. For most roll-up door installs the magnet is placed above the switch.**
Step 7: Raise the door enough and clean surface where the magnet will be placed.
Use any cleaner that will not harm the paint on the door curtain.
Step 8: Close the door curtain completely, making sure nothing is under the door curtain to keep it from closing all the way down.
Step 9: Align the end of the rare earth magnet with the magnet scribe mark located on the top and bottom of the switch. Peel the backing off the foam tape and stick the magnet as close as possible to the switch without hitting the switch.

 

       
     

Finished magnet placement with door closed.
GO TO STEP 10: Rare Earth Magnet Installation.

 

      Rare Earth Magnet Installation Roll-up door page 3 of 3 version 2.13

Step 10: Raise the door-curtain enough to cover the magnet with the 3M permanent metal tape. Stick the tape end approx. 2 inches above the magnet leaving the metal tape on the roll. Starting at the end of the tape above the magnet use the putty knife to firmly press the permanent metal tape to the door-curtain working it towards the magnet.
This releases the adhesive on the tape for a permanent bond. When the tape touches the magnet use the putty knife and firmly press the permanent metal tape into the top edge of the magnet and the door-curtain. Roll the permanent metal tape over the magnet and use the putty knife to firmly press the permanent metal tape into the bottom edge of the magnet and the door-curtain. Continue rolling the permanent metal tape approx.
2 inches below the magnet and firmly press it into the door-curtain. To cut the tape press the putty knife firmly against the tape and pull the tape. Over-all permanent metal tape length required per door is approximately 5 inches.
**Note: The special 3M permanent metal tape roll is 2,160 inches long and should do approx. 430 roll-up doors. Permanent tape specifications ---- 2 in. x 60 yards, pressure sensitive adhesive, performance temperature range - 100°F to 300°F.
Close door to check final installation of magnet and switch.
Secure wire with wire ties and splice wire connections.

 

     

      Press firm with putty knife to adhere
tape to door-curtain.
Properly applied tape will conform to all door-curtain contours.