The self assembled frame is when your Bi-folding door will arrive in kit form. This is then to be screwed together. This is ideal for areas with restricted access. The fully assembled frame will come all built ready to be installed.
Information About Your Primary Door
This is automatically selected fo Bi-folding doors and shows where the independent door is located within the Bi-fold. Where there is a choice of location for your primary door, this will be viewed externally and is shown as two 'P's on the image above.
Information About Your RAL Colour
This is a colour chart where you can find the code for an exact colour match, if required. If you do not know your RAL colour, then choose from the external frame colours below.
If a RAL colour is selected, this is then sprayed and baked onto the aluminium frame.
Information About Your External Colour
This is the colour selected for the outside of your Bi-folding door.
Common RAL colours include Jet Black matte (RAL-9005), high gloss Pure White (RAL-9010) and Anthracite Grey (RAL-7016).
Information About Your Internal Colour
This is the colour selected for the inside of your Bi-folding door.
Colour options are white or the same colour as the external frame colour. If you require dual colour please email your request to [email protected].
Information About Your Handle Type
This is the shape of the handle that will be on your products. The handle will have a lever either side of the main opening door which will work independently.
Information About Your Handle Colour
This is the colour of the handle that will be on your products.
The push out buttons will be the same colour as the hinge colour selected.
Information About Your Hinge Colour
This is the colour of the hinges that will be on your products.
Information About Your Cill
The cill is the material that the frame sits on external, if required. The height of the cill is 25mm, the different depth options will distinguish the overhang from the frame, which will be 70mm shorter than the size stated as this is the width of the frame.
Information About Your Trickle Vent
A trickle vent is an opening that is fitted into the sash relative to the magnetic holding.
A trickle vent allows a small amount of ventilation,that can be opened or closed.
It is ideal for people who do not like to open their windows often, if no air bricks are in the room, or if your property suffers with condensation. our standard size for the trickle vent is 4000mm2 and 2500mm2 dependant on the sash size.
Information About Your Thumb Turn
This changes the appearance of the barrel on the inside of the property.
The keyhole on the internal of the property is replaced with a knob which you turn to lock the door internally.
These are usually required on new build installations. They are metal brackets which are longer than the door and you can screw into the frame and the inner brick course or wood.
Information About Your Frame Packers
These are extensions of profile, clipped onto the external frame. Trade often refer to these as knock-ons or add-ons.
These will be required should there be a difference between internal and external measurements due to plaster lines etc.
Information About Your Glass
All units supplied with Bi-folding doors are clear. Should you require an obscured glazing quotation, please email [email protected].
Toughened glass is required in all doors due to building regulations, with the option of Laminated glass which is two pieces of annealed glass which is stuck together with a film. Laminated glass is classed as a safety glass usually used for extra security such as shop fronts and part Q building regulation requirements.
The U-value of your glass represents how energy efficient your glass is.