A little puzzled by our terminology? Take a look at the sectors below to find out their reference and specification.
You might find reference to various names, products, processes or organisations when exploring our internal door set range. So we have collected some together in a short glossary and given a brief explanation of what they mean.
Double unequal leaves
Hospital Door Set
Single Leaf & over panel
Panel above Single Door
Double Leaf & over panel
Panel above Double Door
Double unequal Leaf & over panel
Panel above Hospital Doorset
Single Leaf & glazed vision panel
Single Door featuring Glazed Aperture
Double Leaf & glazed vision panel
Double Doors featuring Glazed Aperture
Double unequal Leaf & glazed vision panel
Hospital Doors featuring Glazed Aperture
Molded decorative strips that are fitted to the door frames to cover any gaps between the frame edge and the wall.
Any type of opening in the door where glass is fitted.
The specification of material used internally to make up the body of the door.
Each core has varying properties and is tested in various ways depending on where the door will be placed and the requirements it must meet.
When we refer to our “door finishes” we are referring to the visible surface of the door. We offer a range of different door finishing options including Real Wood Veneers, Laminates and Paint Grade.
The Forest Stewardship Council is an independent organisation that promotes the responsible management of forests worldwide and is recognised on a global scale.
Doors that have been tested by an accredited under the IFC Certification and BM TRADA ‘Q’ Mark Fire Schemes with 30-minutes resistance to the passage of fire.
Doors that have been tested by an accredited under the IFC Certification and BM TRADA ‘Q’ Mark Fire Schemes with 60-minutes resistance to the passage of fire
Doors that have been tested by an accredited under the IFC Certification and BM TRADA ‘Q’ Mark Fire Schemes with 90-minutes resistance to the passage of fire.
Doors that have been tested by an accredited under the IFC Certification and BM TRADA ‘Q’ Mark Fire Schemes with 120-minutes resistance to the passage of fire.
Materials described as ‘intumescent’ have the additional property that, upon reaching a certain temperature they expand dramatically.The intumescent seal/ strip works by sealing around the edges of a door way to prevent exposure to elements.
Specifying what the edges of the door are covered or not covered with, normally edges will be covered on each side of the door (the width) as the cores will show upon opening.
Covering these sides is typically called ‘C2LE’ concealed 2 long edges.
All sides being covered would be called CL4E. made of internally.
Medium-density fibreboard (MDF) is a manufactured wood product constructed from wood fibre and resins which is then pressed out into sheets to vary the products thickness.