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APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Doors
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Description

Bi-fold doors and windows share the same profiles and operating system. Panels are bottom rolling with the weight carried on the sill.

The roller and guide are pivoting inserts within the door stiles thus optimising overall ease of operation. Door panels are 50mm deep and are bead glazed externally on all sides for glass thicknesses of 4-28mm.

Key Features
  • Recommended maximum 2700mm high doors in Extra High wind zones 
  • The system is bottom rolling with an in-frame track for optimum panel support
  • A high-performance series of windows and doors designed for suitability for Extra High and Specific Design applications
  • A unique split stile feature ensures panels move smoothly when built in large sizes
  • The track uses an aluminium insert (black anodised) for roller wear
  • A flush sill track is available for sheltered locations.
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most residential environments in larger sizes
  • A good option for maximum opening and ventilation
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
  • Designed for suitability for Extra High and Specific Design applications
Limitations on Use
  • Recommended maximum 2700mm high doors in Extra High wind zones
  • Open bi-folds need to be monitored in windy conditions 
  • In closed position bi-fold door stiles impact views
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Designed, tested and manufactured to meet NZS 4211: Performance of Windows, and NZS 4233:  Glazing in Buildings, Parts 1-4
  • Designed and tested to conform to NZ Building Code, including Clause E2
In-Service History
  • Launched in 2004
  • Design upgrades regularly released
  • Widely used by homeowners, builders and specifiers
Other Performance Attributes
  • Window and door warranty provided under normal conditions of use against failure of materials and workmanship for a period of five years
  • Surface finish is covered by a separate performance warranty dependent on the actual finish selected
  • A hardware/componentry warranty is offered against defects in manufacturing, functionality and surface finish for a period of five years, provided care and maintenance guidelines have been followed
Documents
Data Sheet
Span Tables
First Care & Maintenance Brochure

2017

Producer Statement / Warranty

2017

Specifier Guide
Full Specification
Specification Clause
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1

1 August 2019

Manufacturer Contact List
APL and Sustainability

2019

CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
FIRST APL Architectural Series F600AS Bi-Fold Door 2 + 2 Panel

FABD02-0

FIRST APL Architectural Series F600AS Typical Bi-Fold Door

FABD03-0

FIRST APL Architectural Series F600AS Bi-Fold Door 2 + 1 Panel

FABD04-0

FIRST APL Architectural Series F600AS Bi-Fold Door 2 Panel

FABD05-0

FIRST APL Architectural Series F600AS Bi-Fold Door 3 Panel

FABD06-0

FIRST APL Architectural Series F600AS Bi-Fold Door 3 + 1 Panel

FABD07-0

Installation Details
FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Board and Batten

ASBO106BB

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Brick Veneer

ASBO106BV

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Bevelback Weatherboard

ASBO106BW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Flat Sheet

ASBO106FS

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on No Cladding

ASBO106NC

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Profile Metal

ASBO106PM

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Rusticated Weatherboard

ASBO106RW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 106mm Bifold Door Open Out on Stucco

ASBO106ST

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Board and Batten

ASBO158BB

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Brick Veneer

ASBO158BV

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Bevelback Weatherboard

ASBO158BW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Flat Sheet

ASBO158FS

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on No Cladding

ASBO158NC

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Profile Metal

ASBO158PM

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Rusticated Weatherboard

ASBO158RW

FIRST APL Architectural Series 158mm Bifold Door Open Out on Stucco

ASBO158ST

BIM
FIRST APL 106mm Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door, Flush Sill
FIRST APL 158mm Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door (2D only)
FIRST APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door 2 Panel
FIRST APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door 2+1 Panel
FIRST APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door 2+2 Panel
FIRST APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door 3 Panel
FIRST APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door 3+1 Panel
FIRST APL Architectural Series Bi-Fold Door 4 Panel

FIRST Windows & Doors is a brand of APL Window Solutions offering a comprehensive range of residential, high specification, and commercial window and door products.

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