Summit® vertical lift walls take flexible space in a completely different direction—up. Unlike traditional operable panels that move horizontally through a large, exposed cavity in the ceiling, Hufcor’s patented vertical lift system moves acoustic operable panels through a narrow slot in the ceiling and stacks them neatly hidden out of sight. All this with a simple push of a button! This space-saving and attractive design maximizes an interior’s available floor space and makes Summit® vertical lift walls a great choice for convention centers, hotel ballrooms, learning institutions and training centers -- anywhere that superior and attractive space and sound management must exist in harmony with maximizing free floor space.
Often, clear floor space is critical, and Summit® offers more clear floor space utilization than any horizontal movable wall can offer. No partition stacks to get in the way (or the need to build pocket doors to hide). No floor tracks eating into your clear floor space creating trip hazards and places for debris to accumulate.
Summit® vertical lift walls represent the very best in beauty, simplicity, space and sound management with design flexibility. The heart of Summit® is a proprietary retractable lift system which is built for durability and provides unequaled space optimization without sacrificing sight lines or aesthetics. Also standard with Summit® is the new Hufcor Touchpad backlit LCD controller which provides the utmost in security and operation of use in a simple, easy-to-use platform.
Aesthetics are essential, and we offer a wide range of finish and construction options which will meet design and functional criteria for virtually any project. Surface finish selections include vinyl, fabric, carpet, murals and other custom surfaces — Hufcor can even factory-apply a surface treatment provided by the customer.
Accommodates Large Openings
Opening heights up to 17′ 6″ (5.33m) and widths up to 40′ (12.1m) cover a wide range of movable partition openings.
Out of Sight Storage
Proprietary design allows panels to stack above ceiling and to cascade down through a narrow slot — the least obtrusive and most aesthetically attractive vertical lift wall system in the market.
Interlocking panel edges and track seals contributes to a 51 STC acoustical rating for excellent sound management. Sound absorbent surface treatments are also available to minimize reflected sound.
Automation and Safety Systems
Standard with Summit® is the new Hufcor Touchpad backlit LCD controller which provides the utmost in security and operation of use in a simple, easy-to-use platform.
Focused on Customerization
When it comes to space, there is no such thing as one-size-fits all. At Hufcor our talented team of engineers will provide their expertise and work collaboratively to deliver modifications or custom solutions to meet your needs. No challenge is too big or too small. We’re always eager and willing to understand the specific requirements of your project to deliver exactly what’s needed.
Architecture starts with flexibility and base of design which is why Hufcor created Partition Studio™. This proprietary software program allows for easy input of operable partition dimensions and design criteria and produces quick turn around CAD drawings including partition storage options, track systems, support punching templates and pricing to keep projects on budget and on time.
When it comes to space, there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all. At Hufcor, our talented team of engineers will provide their expertise and work collaboratively to deliver modifications or custom solutions to meet your needs. No challenge is too big or too small – we’re always eager and willing to understand the specific requirements of your project to deliver exactly what is needed.
Recessed or Exposed Vertical Guide Rails
Summit® vertical lift can be installed with vertical guide rails built-in for a clean, professional finished look, or exposed. If exposed, the vertical guide rails are available in a range of anodized or painted finishes.
If desired, the panels in the Vertical Lift Walls package can incorporate dry erase and other working surfaces.
Standard & Master Key Switches
Vertical Lift Walls come standard with the Hufcor Touchpad backlit LCD controller, but lower tech standard and master keys switches for operation are also available.
Aesthetics are essential and we offer a wide range of finish options that will meet your design criteria for any project. Summit® partitions are finished with a monolithic, untrimmed vertical edge. Finish selections include vinyl, fabric, acoustical fabric, murals and other custom surfaces, including some customer supplied materials. Also, we have other options such as markerboard surfaces that allow for added functionality for finished surfaces.
The standard vinyls below are included in the price of Hufcor partitions. Hufcor vinyls are manufactured to ensure the highest quality, durability and environmental safety.Download Complete Selector Guide HERE
Revelations is our line of high-performance, woven-fabric finishes for operable partitions and accordian doors, and is available for an additional charge. All Revelation fabrics are VOC, ODS, and PVC free and contain no heavy metals or formaldehyde. Each style is available in a wide array of colors to match your environment and interior design.Download Complete Selector Guide HERE
Stratus high-performance woven fabric for Hufcor operable partitions is available for an additional charge. It's treated with Teflon Fabric Protection by DuPont which, with its soil and stain resistance, adds years to the life of your fabric.Download Complete Selector Guide HERE
Hufcor Standard Carpet is available for an additional charge. Hufcor continually searches to offer finishes that are friendly to the environment. Hufcor’s HytexRib carpets are made from EcoSpun®, a high quality polyester fiber made from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles.Download Complete Selector Guide HERE
Acoustical Harmony wallcarpet is available for an additional charge and may be used on our operable partitions and accordion doors. It has been thoroughly tested for factory application. Its made from eco-fi® Polyester staple fiber (100% recycled content from water & soda bottles), high strength fibers that are resistant to shrinking and stretching.Download Complete Selector Guide HERE
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