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Metro Series Sliding Doors
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Description

Metro Series sliders move on an external track with fixed sidelight. External sliding doors optimise weathertightness and ensure suitability in demanding locations.

Extra sill support is available in stacking sliders with projecting external tracks. Note that because of the external sliding feature opening windows cannot be placed in adjoining sidelights. Over-lights are possible.

Key Features
  • Recommended maximum 2400mm high doors in Extra High wind zones — For larger sizes consider using the APL Architectural Series
  • Metro occupies an intermediate position between First Residential and the APL Architectural Series
  • Features an exterior sliding track as standard
  • The sill frame has a flush track to optimise inside-to-out plane
  • Interlocker stiles and mullions are flush in the closed position
  • Corner sliders (90°) are available with no corner post (exterior and interior corners)
  • An overwall slider option is available
Categories / Ranges
Sliding Doors FIRST Metro Series
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most residential environments in larger sizes
  • A good option for maximum views and ventilation
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
Limitations on Use
  • Open bi-folds need to be monitored in windy conditions 
  • Recommended maximum 2400mm high doors in Extra High wind zones — For larger sizes consider using the APL Architectural Series
  • 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 2006
  • Design upgrades regularly released
  • Widely used by homeowners, builders, Group home 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

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

1 August 2019

APL and Sustainability

2019

Manufacturer Contact List
CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings

FMSD

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Two Panel FS

FMSD02-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Two Panel FS

FMSD03-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Four Panel FSSF

FMSD04-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Three Panel FSF

FMSD05-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Three Panel SFF

FMSD06-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Three Panel FSF

FMSD07-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Coupled Sidelight Options

FMSD08-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Three Panel SSF

FMSD09-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Three Panel SSF

FMSD10-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Six Panel FSS / SSF

FMSD11-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Overlight Options

FMSD12-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Overlight Options

FMSD13-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Single Panel Overwall

FMSD14-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Single Panel Overwall

FMSD15-0

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door Single Panel Overwall

FMSD16-0

First Metro Series Sliding Door 90° Corner Options

FMSD17-0

First Metro Series Ventient Sliding Door

FMSD18-0

First Metro Series Ventient Multisliding Door

FMSD19-0

Installation Details
FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Board and Batten

MSMDBB

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Brick Veneer

MSMDBV

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Bevelback Weatherboard

MSMDBW

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Flat Sheet

MSMDFS

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on No Cladding

MSMDNC

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Profile Metal

MSMDPM

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Rusticated Weatherboard

MSMDRW

FIRST Metro Series Multislider Door on Stucco

MSMDST

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Board and Batten

MSSDBB

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Brick Veneer

MSSDBV

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Bevelback Weatherboard

MSSDBW

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Flat Sheet

MSSDFS

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on No Cladding

MSSDNC

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Profile Metal

MSSDPM

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Rusticated Weatherboard

MSSDRW

FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door on Stucco

MSSDST

BIM
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door 3+1 FSSF
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FS
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FS vision Rail
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FSF
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FSSF
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FSSF 90° External Corner
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FSSF 90° Internal Corner
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door FSSSSF
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door SF with Overlight
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door SFS
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door SSF
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door SSF Vision Rail
FIRST Metro Series Sliding Door with Overlight SSF

First Windows & Doors have a high-performing range of solutions for all homes and commercial projects, from entrance doors to windows, sliders, bi-folds and thermally efficient options.

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