Automatic doors for architectural use have become popular since the late 1950s. Today, there are more than two million automatic doors operating in Japan. Automatic doors not only offer convenience to users but also various benefits such as energy saving, security, and hygiene.
Since automatic doors can be opened without the use of hands, they offer convenience to everyone even with baggage in both hands or carrying a cart. Automatic doors are widely used at high traffic places like commercial buildings, hotels and public facilities to show care and good customer service.
Automatic doors provide excellent customer service by allowing everyone enters easily, regardless of their ages or physical capabilities. In Japan, automatic doors for multi-purpose toilets are highly recommended at public facilities such like stations and city offices.
Automatic doors effectively contribute to energy saving and reduce annual heating and cooling costs. Doors open only when activated and automatically close so to eliminate the doors being left open. They also prevent air-conditioning from escaping and outside air and dust from entering.
The hands-free operation of automatic doors offer a optimal solution to hospitals and food factories where sanitation is essential. Automatic door with air-tight function can also prevent the entry of dust and dirt by increasing the air pressure of the room, which is suitable for operating rooms and other controlled environments.