Door kit material is a Aluminum Composite board. This is light weight, weather resistant, non warping and naturally cleaning. Material is typically used for outdoor signs. The rails are the same material that is stacked 3 on each side to create the guide rails. Plywood backing board shown in the picture is not included due to shipping costs. Solar Kits include a clock timer, linear actuator, DPDT relay, waterproof battery box, door, battery and all necessary hardware. Solar kit includes 10 watt solar panel and extra wire.The linear actuator has a 10 inch stroke and 200 pounds of lift torque. It can be installed vertically or horizontally. Inside or outside of the coop. The battery is a motorcycle battery. It has a chip that allows you to see the current charge remaining by pushing a button. This inexpensive, high quality battery fits neatly into the battery box and will completely recharge daily with the solar panel. Smaller, less expensive batteries will not fully recharge daily and not work in below freezing temperatures. Larger car batteries and marine batteries are not cost efficient for this application. These kits do not come fully assembled. The relay and clock are pre-wired and tested prior to shipping. Some parts for these kits are shipped direct from individual suppliers separate from hardware and parts sent from the seller. Detailed wiring instructions are included and easy to follow.
Simple and reliable
Won’t hang up or get stuck like cheap string lift doors
Includes waterproof battery box