Screw Drive Garage Door Opener: LiftMaster VS Overhead Door

August 25, 2014 | By Rahma | Filed in: Door Opener Review.

Screw Drive garage door opener is one of the garage door opener types available in the market. The screw-driven opener has less part to operate compared to chain-driven or belt-driven opener. It consists of a power head, carriage, rail, door arm and brackets. The Screw drive system is lovable since it needs lesser part to lift the door and as a result, a less wear and tear of the opener.

Almost all garage door opener manufacturers have their version of Screw Drive garage door opener. Here are some of the Screw-Driven openers:

A screw drive garage door opener from Overhead Door

A screw drive garage door opener from Overhead Door

The first screw-driven garage door opener is from Overhead Door, the Destiny 1500 Screw Drive. This opener uses 1 ¼ horsepower to perform a reliable and fast operation. The powerful motor of this opener is able to move sectional doors until 14 feet high, one-piece doors up to 8 feet high or any doors more than 7 feet high. The powerful opener is supported by 140V motor so the opener can lift all mentioned doors without significant problem. The Destiny 1500 Screw Drive is fast enough to lift heavy doors with maximum speed of up to 12 inches per second.

the 3240 1/2 HP Screw Drive Garage Door Opener

the 3240 1/2 HP Screw Drive Garage Door Opener

The next manufacturers that produce the Screw Driven garage door opener is LiftMaster. The LiftMaster produces The 3240 1/2 HP Screw Drive Garage Door Opener. This screw driven opener is designed to meet the outmost smooth running operation. As mentioned before, the Screw-Driven opener is using less part to operate; it is advantageous as less part means less wear and tear so it will be less maintenance required. This Screw-Driven opener from LiftMaster with its smooth-running performance, provides opener with a maintenance free drive system. The secret lies on the two-piece plastic liner and aluminum rail system replaced with one-piece galvanized steel rail, the changing is resulting a less friction, less binding and need less lubrication. The ½ horsepower motor of this screw-driven opener is also equipped with a sophisticated system that able to reduce noise and provide the smooth operation of the opener for a long time.

screw drive needs less part to operate

screw drive needs less part to operate


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