I’m looking at installing a electric garage opener to an existing garage door. The door is a tilt a door and Bunnings sells openers for roller doors and sectional doors. The sectional openers recommend that it is suitable for sectional doors but no mention of tilt doors. Can they be used for this purpose?
Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Xristos63. It's great to have you join us and many thanks for your question.
You are correct that they do not design sectional openers to operate tilt doors. A sectional door runs in a greased track system and allows a smaller motor to operate it. A tilt door requires a motor with a higher torque capacity. We can special order from our suppliers an opener for tilt doors. The Merlin Commander Elite MS105MYQ would be an example of a suitable opener.
Please let me know if you need further information or have questions.