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Performance Requirements Weather Exclusion Security Fire Resistance Thermal and Sound Insulation Privacy Functional Durability
Definitions Frame The surround of a door opening which also supports the door and the surround to the door itself. Head The horizontal member of the frame above the door. Jamb or stile The vertical member of the door frame. Architrave The trim around the joint between the frame.
Solid Timber door Glass Middle rail Stile Solid timber panels Bottom rail 220mm x 45mm Muntins 120mm x 45mm Top rail 120mm x 45mm This type of door is usually fitted with glass panels held in position by slips on the inside. This door is usually hung using one and a half pair of solid brass butt hinges. Suitable timber could be Ash, Oak, Mahogany or Redwood.
Internal door frame (lining) Brace Temporary distance piece to keep stiles parallel Head Stile A BHead Stile Housing thickness ½ the width of the stile and a 1/3 the thickness. Door frames are squared by measuring the diagonals from head to points A & B as shown by the red line. A & B are an equal distance from the head.
Position when Hanging a door 250mm 150mm Architrave Hinges Uniform margin of approximately 1mm round door
Ledged door Basic types of door used mainly for external use. Timber should be treated with preservatives if possible; otherwise the tongued and grooved joints should be primed before assembly. Ledge Timber boards (usually soft wood)
Ledged and braced door Brace Framed Ledged and braced door Frame
Timber French doors Internal Flush door A domestic flush door has a thin skin of plywood or hardboard on either side. The central core is made from a lattice/cellular core (egg crate). A decorative veneering can be applied to both sides.
Six panel solid timber door. Materials from which external doors can be made. Plastic uPVC (unplasticized polyvinyl chloride) Powder Coated Aluminium Steel (security and industrial doors)