Fast Action Roller Shutters

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Why does my industrial premises need fast action roller shutters?

High speed roll up doors are perfect for industrial applications. Warehouses & factories have busy work yards with constant traffic so waiting for a standard roller shutter to open each time you need access in or out of a building is not an option. With fast action roller shutters quick access is enabled, saving energy costs as well as faster material handling and security.

You should choose UK Roller Shutters as the supplier and fitter for your fast action roller shutters & high-speed industrial doors because:

  • Our experienced customer service team will always be on hand to help.
  • We offer emergency roller shutter door repair.
  • All of our products including fast action roller shutters have a 1 year warranty.

Our made-to-measure rapid roller shutters can fit to any shape or sized aperture. You can have peace of mind knowing that we will have a high speed roller shutter for your opening.

Fixed to the opening of an industrial factory or warehouse, our high speed roller shutters will:

  • Allow for quick loading or unloading of trucks & forklifts.
  • Be aesthetically pleasing & are supplied in a range of colours.
  • Reduce your factory or warehouse energy costs
Increased Energy Efficiency
Roll Speeds Up To 1m/s
Fast Security

Our Products & Models

We will improve the energy & workflow efficiency as well as security of your industrial warehouse or factory with our fast action roller shutters for industrial buildings.

These are the ideal solution for busy work yards, food factories, large warehouses & car garages.



  • Product Description
  • Ideal Uses
  • Key Features
  • Technical Specifications

Our fast action E-Speed model of roller shutter, often dubbed our “dual door”, does the job of two roller shutters offering both security and insulation, with speed and convenience.
Made from lightweight, insulated steel and wired up to a clever control panel enables this roller shutter to travel up to maximum speeds of 1000mm/second.
Typically these shutters might be used in areas concerned about climate control and/or hygiene such as car garages or food factories. Because of their security properties and rapid closing nature, they can also be used in areas needed to close down quickly such as banks or book keepers

  • Made from insulated steel
  • Can move up to 1000mm/second dependent on application and size
  • Can be powder coated any RAL colour
  • Can be operated using a number of control options and trigger methods.
  • Car garages
  • Food Factories
  • Banks
  • Book Keepers


Constructed from pre-galvanised material. Ecotech formula foam infill – CFC free/ODP zero with a low global warming overall ‘U’ value of 4.8 W/m2 K. Each panel section is 94mm deep with multi-ribbed face for rigidity.


The curtain, when assembled is held in position with purposely-designed injection moulded end fittings, manufactured from hardwearing nylon-6, which sits on the outside of the panels minimising scuffing and damage.


The bottom panel of the shutter is terminated with a specially designed aluminium extruded section complete with interlocking (EPDM) rubber weather seal.


Manufactured from seamless mild steel tube to BS4760 Grade 50C. Size to suit door width and height. Maximum barrel deflection 1:400. Fitted with precision-machined BDMS axles to BS970 EN33.


The main support brackets for the barrel and motor unit are manufactured from mild steel plates of varying thickness and incorporate the necessary fixing positions for securing back to the opening structure.


Formed from pre-galvanised material having a minimum thickness of 2.5mm incorporating twin vertical brushes on both inner and outer face of the guide. Brush carrier is constructed from PVC of medium impact strength, finished black and incorporating twin siliconised polypropylene weather strips, these running the full height of the door guide. The guide form is designed to allow reduced working faces and tapered inner faces to provide automatic interlocking/retaining feature for performance of retention under wind load. Complete with continuous 100 x 65 galvanised fixing angle.


Operation via Safedrive® Fi Drive unit with built-on frequency inverter with high precision worm drive gear box with integral safety brake system to British and European standards for industrial doors BS 12604:2002. Mechanical aspects and BS 12453:2001 safety in use of power operated doors. Drives are designed fora typical door size to have a life of more than 20,000 cycles and for use up to 6 times per hour. The drive is fitted with low level manual operation in accordance with EN 12453 and 12604 hand force up to 390N is permissible for large, heavy doors. Manual operation is only used for closing the door. In case of Safedrive® units fitted with electric brakes, manual operation is carries out against the brake.


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able to withstand raging fire for up to 120 minutes

Fast Action Roller Shutters FAQs

We’ve supplied & fitted many fast action roller shutters and high-speed rapid roll up doors over the years so here are a few of the questions we frequently get asked which will hopefully answer some of your questions! If you have any further questions, please feel free to get in touch & we’ll happily help!

How do these fast action roller shutters work?

These high-speed roller shutters are wired up to a control panel enabling them to travel up to 1m/s allowing them to open or close at a rapid rate.

What options will I have for the way I control this rapid roller shutter?

Depending on the model, the controls come in a range of operation types. These include but are not limited to key switch, remote control, timer closing, smart phone & swipe card activation. If you’d like more information about the options & variations available for our high-speed roller shutters for factories & warehouses, please feel free to get in touch using the form below.


What colours are available for your high-speed roller shutters?

Our metal fast action roller shutters can be polyester powder coated or plastisol coated in a range of standard RAL colours for an extra charge, please feel free to take a look at our RAL colour chart to see the range of colours available. Our insulated cloth colours are also available, and these include green, blue, grey and white.

Do you offer servicing for roller shutters?

Yes! We offer one off roller shutter servicing  which, if carried out once a year, can extend the warranty of your roller shutter. You can also sign up to our roller shutter servicing & maintenance contracts, these gain you exclusive access to members discounts of repairs & other deals as well as servicing & maintenance for your roller shutter once a year so you won’t have to worry about remembering to book in!


We have several resources available for architects including CAD drawings and detailed product information.



There are three main methods for fixing your shutter to the aperture. Use our measuring guide to obtain the most accurate quote.




We can be found on RIBA’s Product finder and NBS Plus making specifying the roller shutters on your project particularly easy.




There are three main methods for fixing your shutter to the aperture. Use our measuring guide to obtain the most accurate quote.



If you have any questions please get in touch with our team on +44 (0) 1384 221743.

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