March 3, 2019

Horton Automatics

Horton Automatics

Dee Horton and Lew Hewitt invented the first sliding automatic door in 1954.

Contact us at 403-650-5232 or e-mail us at for a quote or for help with product selection for your Horton Automatic system.

Horton Automatics brings you the professional support of factory-authorized distributors. Whether your application involves a single automatic operator or a complete facility access and security plan, you can expect all phases of the project to be handled professionally.

All Horton systems are built to exceed applicable quality and safety standards including:

  • ANSI standards for pedestrian doors
  • 1990 ADA requirements for barrier-free entrances
  • Tested to UL 1784 to meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulations
  • National building codes related to emergency exit
  • American Testing Laboratory ratings for wind load and forced entry
  • CSA, IBC, Miami-Dade, BOCA, and other regional requirements
  • Listed by Intertek (ETL) for compliance to UL 325 Electrical Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems

Handicap Door Operators

There are a couple of options to keep your business entrance barrier-free for wheelchair access.

Horton 7100 Easy Access low energy door opener. For your standard handicap door opener application with doors 200lbs max and a 42″ max width. Dependable opening every single time. 7100 Easy Access Brochure

Horton 4100LE Heavy duty door opener for high traffic or extra large doors. We Recommended this model for fully automatic applications with doors 700lbs max and a 54″ max door width. 4100LE Heavy Duty Brochure

Architect Specification Guide for swing door openers

Swing Door Operators

Horton Sliding Doors

  • 2000 Linear Rod or 2000B Belt Drive For interior an exterior applications. With a 1/8 HP motor, driven by a rod or belt, 4″ x 6″ header, and a 200 lb max door weight. Horton 2000 Series brochure
  • All Glass Elegant 2001 Frameless all glass automatic sliding door series available in many finishes. Quiet heavy-duty motor operating 1/2″ tempered all glass doors for hotels, offices, and medical facilities. 2001 Elegant brochure
  • Proslide 2003 Belt Drive With a 1/8 HP motor and a 3/4″ belt drive system inside a 6″x6″ for a more heavy duty / high traffic designs.
    Patented panic breakout system featuring a solid bar wheel carriage with continuous interlocking. This ensures dependable emergency breakout without sagging, along with effortless resetting. Proslide 2003 brochure
  • Proslide Blast Doors Designed to meet the US Department of Defense Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), the ProSlide™-Blast sliding door is your solution for addressing the following US military requirements:• UFC 4-010-01 anti-terrorism standards for blast resistance• ASTM F2248-03 standard practice for specifying an equivalent 3-second duration during design loading for blast-resistant glazing fabricated with laminated glass. Proslide blast doors brochure
  • HD-Storm Sliding Doors The new hurricane rated HD-Storm™ sliding door system offers the highest pounds per square foot (PSF) rating available on the market along with the extra security of heavy duty construction and 3-point locking. HD-Storm sliding doors brochure
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