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Old 10-01-2016, 02:45 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by andy29847 View Post
NO. I had a discussion with Lippert about this. Each corner is supposed to have a "key" that is glued in to the aluminum extrusion, effectively making the door the same as if it were one piece. The Lippert engineer says if the door is assembled right, it will not fail. D@mn engineers. Here is a drawing I made of what I believe is a cross section of the door.

Orange is the foam board core, green is the bolts, black is the hinge, gray is the aluminum extrusion
If it was made right? If hundreds of them were made right! If this many have failed and I believe there is, I don't think dozens of employees are the culprit, maybe get an engineer that know more than "glue".

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Old 10-03-2016, 06:18 PM   #32
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Clamp the hinges to air..... what's it going to do expect the thin exterior fiberglass to carry the mechanical load when opening or closing and when loading or unloading something.
Question is when it will fail ?
Who will be hurt ?

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