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Doors Types and Options
Sliding Doors - As
the name implies, sliding doors open by
sliding horizontally and by design consist of at least two glass panels -
one fixed and the other operable. They may consist of as many as four separate panels,
two fixed and two operable.
Hinged Doors - Hinged
at one side, these doors are available in single or double configurations.
Width - The overall width
of the product desired in feet and inches
Height - The overall
height of the product desired in feet and inches
Materials - The material
composition of the door frame (Vinyl, wood, aluminum, etc.)
Handing - If the
has a pane or panel that slides horizontally handing is used to specify
which pane is the operable side. This method is base on looking at the
door from the outside (exterior) looking inside (interior). It is notated
as follows: A two panel door will be either XO or OX where O is the fixed
glass panel and X is the sliding panel. A three panel door is available in
O/XO where the operable panel slides from the center to the right and OX/O
where the center panel slides to the left
Color - The color of the
door frame. Typical colors are white, almond, tan and green and will
change depending upon manufacturer and product type.
Frame Type - Various
frame options are available depending upon how the door will be installed
and the material of the wall it is installed into. The three most popular
frame types are defined below:
Nail On - Used for a new construction project.
Block Frame -A block frame door is used when replacing an old wood
Glass Type - There
are a multitude of glass types and thicknesses available for various
here for descriptions of the glass types we offer.
Grid/Grille Pattern -
A term referring to the pattern created by windowpane dividers or muntins,
usually a type of assembly which may be detached for cleaning or is
installed between two panes of glass. See Grid Pattern Page for
Breather Tubes - A
small metal tube that is placed into an insulated unit's spacer to
equalize pressure differences. Breather tubes can allow moisture to enter
into the insulating unit.
Argon Gas - Argon is
a safe, odorless, colorless, non-toxic, non-flammable inert gas that is
commonly used in place of air between the glass panes of an insulated
Low-E glass unit to reduce temperature transfer.
Low E - A common term
used to refer to glass which has low Emissivity due to a film or metallic
coating on the glass or suspended between the two lights of glass to
restrict the passage of radiant heat.
Tempered Glass -
Glass manufactured to withstand greater than normal forces on its surface.
When it breaks, it shatters into small pieces to reduce hazard. Standard
on all doors and large fixed windows.
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