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Residential Hinged & French Doors
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Description

FIRST doors are rated to 2.1m high in very high wind zones. For larger sizes consider using the Metro Series or APL Architectural Series.

For French doors rebated meeting stiles give a flush appearance and provide superior weathering. Parliament hinges allow doors to open a full 180° in a brick veneer application. A bottom rail extender is available to create a deep look in the classic French door style.

Key Features
  • A flat-face frame, rails and stiles for a clean, contemporary look
  • Recommended maximum 2100mm high doors in Extra High wind zones
  • Flush meeting stiles for French doors
  • Open-out and open-in frames available
  • Frame facing adaptors available
  • Parliament hinges allow doors to open outwards a full 180° in brick veneer situations
  • French door flush bolts are concealed from view in the leading edge of the 'lazy' door panel
  • Overlights and sidelights are possible
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most residential environments in larger sizes
  • Need to be used in defined maximum sizes according to the wind exposure
  • Single panels ideal as utility doors
  • Overlights and sidelights are possible
Limitations on Use
  • Open-in frame available but open-out applications will generally be preferred for utility and French door
  • Recommended maximum 2700mm high doors in Extra High wind zones
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
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
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

FHD

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out Stepped and Parliament Hinge

FHD01-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In with Sash

FHD02-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In and Out with Bottom Rail Extender

FHD03-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out coupled Sidelight and Vision Rails

FHD04-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out, Sidelight and 62mm Vision Rails

FHD05-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door, Sidelight Mullions and Coupling Bar

FHD06-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door, Open In and Out with Overlight Transom

FHD07-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door, Open Out with Overlight Sash

FHD08-0

FIRST Residential French Door, Open In and Open Out

FHD09-0

FIRST Residential French Door, Open In and Out, 120mm Wide Stiles

FHD10-0

FIRST Residential French Door, Fold Away

FHD11-0

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Coupling Bar Options

FHD12-0

Installation Details
FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Board and Batten

FRHIBB

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Brick Veneer

FRHIBV

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Bevelback Weatherboard

FRHIBW

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Flat Sheet

FRHIFS

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on No Cladding

FRHINC

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Profile Metal

FRHIPM

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Rusticated Weatherboard

FRHIRW

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open In on Stucco

FRHIST

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Board and Batten

FRHOBB

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Brick Veneer

FRHOBV

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Bevelback Weatherboard

FRHOBW

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Flat Sheet

FRHOFS

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on No Cladding

FRHONC

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Profile Metal

FRHOPM

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Rusticated Weatherboard

FRHORW

FIRST Residential Hinged Door Open Out on Stucco

FRHOST

BIM
First French Door Open Out
First French Door Open Out with Sidelight
First Hinged Door Open In
First Hinged Door Open In with Overlight
First Hinged Door Open Out
First Hinged Door Open Out with Overlight
First Hinged Door Open Out with Sidelight

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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