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Smartwood Hinged & French Doors
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Description

Hinged doors are available in open-in and open-out formats. Bottom rails are larger than top rails and can be doubled in height for a true hinged door or French door of classic proportions.

French doors have rebated meeting stiles for a flush internal and external face. Optional sightline adaptors are available for sidelights.

Key Features
  • Recommended maximum 2100mm high doors in Very High wind zones 
  • Rebated meeting stiles give a flush appearance where French doors overlap and provide superior weathering
  • Open-out and open-in frames available
  • Bottom rails are larger than top rails and can be doubled in height for a true hinged door or French door proportions
  • Sightline adaptors are available for adjoining sidelights 
  • French door flush bolts are concealed from view in the leading edge of the 'lazy' door panel
  • Parliament hinges are available which allow recessed doors to open a full 180º if preferred
  • Overlights and sidelights are possible
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for most residential environments
  • 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 doors
  • Recommended maximum 2100mm high doors in Very 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 1997
  • Some design upgrades implemented
  • 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
  • Smartwood products need sealing after installation with an appropriate finish e.g. oiled, varnished, stained or painted; regular care and restoration recommended
  • Aluminium 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
Specifier Guide
Span Tables
Producer Statement / Warranty

2017

Vantage Care & Maintenance Guide

2017

Manufacturer Contact List
WGANZ Guide to E2/AS1

1 August 2019

Vantage Brochure
APL and Sustainability

2019

CAD/PDF Details
Full Set of Drawings
Vantage Smartwood Hinged Door, Open In and Open Out Cross Section

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Vantage Smartwood Hinged Door, Open In and Open Out Cross Section

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Vantage Smartwood Hinged Door with Open In Adaptor, Sidelight and Vision Rail

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Vantage Smartwood Hinged Door, Open Out with Sidelight Adaptor and Sash

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Vantage Smartwood Hinged Door, Open In with Sidelight Adaptor and Sash

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Vantage Smartwood French Door

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Vantage Windows & Doors supplies modern aluminium profiles as one of the national brands of APL Window Solutions, New Zealand’s largest window systems company.

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