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Introduction

This guide will give you a logical step by step procedure for construction of the Lasersaur Door Frame

  1. Begin preparing door frame.
    • Begin preparing door frame.

  2. Install 3 hinges - two towards the ends, and one in the middle, by eye. Install 3 hinges - two towards the ends, and one in the middle, by eye.
    • Install 3 hinges - two towards the ends, and one in the middle, by eye.

  3. Mount the 4040 extrusion top door frame, and it should be 2.8 cm off edge on each side. Mount the 4040 extrusion top door frame, and it should be 2.8 cm off edge on each side.
    • Mount the 4040 extrusion top door frame, and it should be 2.8 cm off edge on each side.

  4. When mounting the 4040 extrusion - push it all the way up so that hinges can close fully. The hinges must pushed as far to the corner of the extrusion as possible. When mounting the 4040 extrusion - push it all the way up so that hinges can close fully. The hinges must pushed as far to the corner of the extrusion as possible.
    • When mounting the 4040 extrusion - push it all the way up so that hinges can close fully. The hinges must pushed as far to the corner of the extrusion as possible.

  5. The two 6 cm wide tinted glazing pieces serve as a seal for the door. Mark hole locations and drill bolt holes through these, and mount to the hinged 4040 extrusion.
    • The two 6 cm wide tinted glazing pieces serve as a seal for the door. Mark hole locations and drill bolt holes through these, and mount to the hinged 4040 extrusion.

  6. Match drill through the second piece of glazing. Match drill through the second piece of glazing.
    • Match drill through the second piece of glazing.

  7. Take the protective cover off the glazing.
    • Take the protective cover off the glazing.

  8. Bolt the seals to the 4040 extrusion. Bolt the seals to the 4040 extrusion.
    • Bolt the seals to the 4040 extrusion.

  9. Begin assembling the door frame with corner brackets. Begin assembling the door frame with corner brackets.
    • Begin assembling the door frame with corner brackets.

  10. Build the verticals of the door frame. Build the verticals of the door frame.
    • Build the verticals of the door frame.

  11. Prepare door for mounting,
    • Prepare door for mounting,

  12. Place door on top of the gantry frame.
    • Place door on top of the gantry frame.

  13. Mount 3 door mounts to the 4040 hinged extrusion. Use double brackets on the ends and a single bracket in the middle. Mount 3 door mounts to the 4040 hinged extrusion. Use double brackets on the ends and a single bracket in the middle.
    • Mount 3 door mounts to the 4040 hinged extrusion. Use double brackets on the ends and a single bracket in the middle.

  14. Mount springs.
    • Mount springs.

  15. Use 2 larger washers and 5 smaller washers on a 20 mm screw, and then 3 more larger washers. Use 2 larger washers and 5 smaller washers on a 20 mm screw, and then 3 more larger washers. Use 2 larger washers and 5 smaller washers on a 20 mm screw, and then 3 more larger washers.
    • Use 2 larger washers and 5 smaller washers on a 20 mm screw, and then 3 more larger washers.

  16. Mount the rod end to the inner part of the outer 4040 extrusion. Mount the rod end to the inner part of the outer 4040 extrusion. Mount the rod end to the inner part of the outer 4040 extrusion.
    • Mount the rod end to the inner part of the outer 4040 extrusion.

  17. Mount the base end of air spring similarly. Mount the base end of air spring similarly. Mount the base end of air spring similarly.
    • Mount the base end of air spring similarly.

  18. Select the position of base end such that the door is open to a comfortable height at the maximum spring extension.
    • Select the position of base end such that the door is open to a comfortable height at the maximum spring extension.

  19. Glue sponge shock absorbers on the underside of the door.
    • Glue sponge shock absorbers on the underside of the door.

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