14 Point Locking System
A secure lock which holds 14 points of contact between the door and the frame
Anti Jemmy Strip
A strip of folded steel which runs along the full length of the door edge for increased security and resistance against attack
BS EN 10152
A European Standard which refers to the electrolytically zinc coating of metals
BS EN 1935
A European Standard which refers to the requirements of single-axis hinges for window and door openings in a singular direction.
A British Standard which refers to the insurance standard for security door locks
BS476 part 22
A British Standard which refers to the fire testing of products to ensure they are safe for use
An independent, third party certification scheme that ensures all fire protection products are fit for purpose
Chiltern International Fire
A Product testing group working within the fire protection industry
An oval or circular lock which requires a key for use.
Disability Discriminations Act 1995.An act which focussed on ending the discrimination on those with disabilities and gave rights in the areas of employment, education and access amongst others.
DDA Compliant Threshold
A floor mounted threshold which does not exceed 15mm in height so to comply with the DDA with regards to their regulations of access for those with disabilities.
This type of bolt can also be referred to as a ‘Security Stud’ or a ‘Hinge Stud’. The term refers to an integral pin within the hinge plate which, when the door is closed, slots into a hole on the opposite corresponding plate to create a secure connection between the door and frame.
Two door panels of equal height and width which fit inside the frame to completely fill the desired entry
Dufaylite are the sole manufacturers of the recycled paper honeycomb that we use in our doors
Emergency Escape Sash Lock
An Emergency Escape Sashlock refers to a lock which is automatically engaged when the door is closed but can be easily released via the handle.
Doors which hold a fire rating have been tested and certified by an approved company who burn test the products to BS476 part 22 to ensure that they are safe for protective use within buildings. A fire rating is given in terms of minutes – this rating refers to the minimum amount of time that that door can resist flames from spreading.
Steel coated in a protective zinc layer to prevent the mental from rusting
The side post or surface of a doorway
Leaf and a Half
Two door panels of an equal height but – one smaller width – which fit inside the frame to completely fill the desired entry
A vent or grill that is positioned with the leaf of a door to allow ventilation between spaces.
The Loss Prevention Certificate Board (LPCB) are an established company within their field and have been working with industry and government for over 100 years. LPCB work to set the standards for fire and security products to ensure that they are fit for purpose.
A British Standard which refers to the strength of a door
A polyester powder coating which is applied to a steel door
A singular door panel which fits inside the frame to completely fill the desired entry
A metal and rubber strip which is used to form a shield against weather or unwanted light from beneath the doors. This strip is attached to the door between the jambs.
Steel coated in a high quality zinc to a level approved by BSEN10152 which is used to protect against corrosion