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Single Glazed Doors Technical Specification

Our single glazed doors are perfect for internal use, balcony enclosures, commercial partitions and room dividers. Using high quality components and safety glass, they come with high performance and long-service life. 

Single glazed doors don’t rely on the more stringent thermal and other specifications of our double glazed exterior patio doors.  However, we design and manufacture your doors to give the best possible user experience wherever you choose to have them in your home. 

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Single Glazed Doors Technical Specification

In this section, we give an explanation of our single glazed oors and their various technical aspects. 

These cover profile dimensions, glass type and other useful information. 

Specification of Bottom Track – 40mm x 61mm, with 13mm gap, which is thermally broken.

Specification of Top Track – 40mm x 61mm, thermally broken and 4 x Schlegal strips.

Profile Sizes – 33mm High, 40mm wide and have inserts 4x Schlegal and unique, purpose-designed wheeled system.

Glass – 10mm or 12mm Toughened Glass Polished all-round. British Standard Kite Marked. Schlegal is fitted as standard between glass or alternatively clear PVC for better weather performance and weather sealing. Sound proofing effect of approximately 70%.

Head Deflection – 12mm

To open and close doors – You can have either stainless steel lock or a poppit which is opened by pulling a clear acrylic rod.

Design Specification

On Single glazed units, all glass used is 10mm or 12mm toughened with BS Kite mark and is polished on long edges. Schlegel is fitted between doors or you can have a clear PVC seals, which give a complete weatherproof seal. The tracks and profiles are made of aluminium produced in the United Kingdom.

The profiles on doors are connected to the tracks by means of a flag, including spacers which slide inside along the tracks. The tracks contains top and bottom turning mechanisms which automatically tell us where the doors are to open. Doors can only be opened at gates, which are 6mm by 5mm, which makes them extremely secure.

The door locking mechanism is a stainless steel (satin or polished) privacy lock or a poppit which is opened by pulling a clear acrylic bar towards you.

The framework is produced from powder coated aluminium, manufactured in the UK and can be supplied in any RAL colour you specify. The sides are sealed with a grey PVC plastic.

How our single glazed doors slide and fold. 

All doors slide on PTFE (Pure Teflon), and all the weight is at the bottom, it doesn’t hang, there are no wheels, and it slides by kinetic energy. You can only open the doors when they are in the correct position at the gate, which are in the first door opening only and are 6mm wide x 5mm deep. There is a turning mechanism in the top and bottom track, on which the flags fit into. This allows you to open each door as it automatically touches and locks into position. Once open the doors stack neatly side by side with just 5mm between each door, with the profile being 40mm wide. Doors can stack all one side or both sides any combination.

Contact us for more information about how our single glazed internal or external doors work in your home.

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What our customers say

Highly recommended

From the first moment of making contact we were given a very personal and friendly service. The survey, fitting and installation were all carried out by helpful and pleasant people. Follow up service was equally good. I am extremely pleased with the results.

Valerie smith
Valerie

Hugely impressed by your level of service.

I just wanted to say that I remain hugely impressed by your level of service. The two chaps who came out to service our doors were once again marvellous.  They are very polite and clearly very skilled. It’s very easy these days to complain and sometimes it’s nice to pass on credit where it is

ABCO, Southampton

On the day of installation your fitters arrived on time and commenced with the installation. They were courteous and polite and left the work area clean and tidy. I would be happy for you to use the installation as a promotional example of your work. 20150218

Impressed with your team and with the final result.

I have to say that although I was not on site to see the finished result, the photographs of the work is remarkable and to add to that compliment, our master builder Chris Seviour reported back to me yesterday that he was so impressed with your team and with the final result. Thank you all

Claire Menzies

Brilliant!

We are absolutely delighted with our frameless glass doors. They have transformed our living area in terms of light and space, giving a contemporary feel. The whole process has been very efficient and the fitters who came to install the doors were excellent. I would definitely recommend!

Angie Barker
Angie

STUNNING!

FGC patio doors have replaced Georgian windows overlooking my garden, bringing the outdoors into my upper ground living room all year round. Opening out onto a balcony with steps down to the garden, they’ve transformed the whole flat. Elegant and easy to use, they also let in loads more light and keep out far more

Tessa Evelegh
Tessa

Excellent product and service

We have just had sliding doors fitted to a barn conversion and are delighted with the result. The ordering, measuring and supply all went very smoothly, very creditable given the present difficulties. The fitting team arrived exactly on time and did a very professional job with great attention to detail…and very nice chaps too. I

Paul Gregory
Paul

Look Great and Slide Beautifully

As it happens, we are still sadly not in the house. We should be however at the end of February which will be great! I can however pretty much respond to the below as I have been able to test the doors. 1. Your performance was excellent from what has been reported by the builders.

Fantastic service

Great all-round service. From measuring, communication to installation.
Not a speck of dirt left in our shop (we are a retail space). Installed in no time at all, staff were very polite and friendly.
Very pleased. Finished door looks amazing.

A Springer
Pearspring

Brilliant, on time and tidy

I just wanted to follow up as I was in the gallery this morning.  The guys were brilliant, on time, tidy, efficient and they fitted the door perfectly. We are very pleased   20151107

Give a wow factor to our house

We recently bought our house with Frameless glass curtains installed and they certainly give a wow factor to our London Victorian cottage – admired by all our visitors – the aftercare service and warranty has been excellent . Many thanks

Jayne Banks
JAYNE

MF

We are absolutely delighted with the doors, they are so classy and modern. Paul (FGC) was excellent and knew his job. The workmanship is superb. All our friends and family think they are fantastic. Thank you once again. 20150113

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