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Slider Rollers for heavy patio doors

A home owner from Danbury CT says:
Replacing all rollers for two very heavy wood and glass Norco patio sliders. What is the weight recommendation for the 81-018?
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for contacting us. You may want to consider our stainless steel 81-149. It was tested to be able to hold 150 pounds per roller.
A home owner from Danbury CT says:
Appreciate the suggestion of the 81-149. However, as they are 3X the cost of the 81-018, I'd like to know the weight capacity of the less expensive rollers before deciding to upgrade that much. My doors are wood not vinyl but well below 300 lbs. each. Thanks
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for getting back to us! Both rollers actually have the same weight capacity. Less than 300 pounds should be okay since you would use two rollers per door.
A home owner from Danbury CT says:
Ideal. Thanks for the helpful insight!
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