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Ordering Procedures

Frame ordering Procedure

When ordering metal Door frames Australian Architectural Fire Doors Pty Ltd requires the following information:

1. Frame Profile

Block sizeType of WallThroat size wrap around

2. Fixing Method

New or existing masonary wall? New = Wire ties, Existing = Dyna bolt provisionsStud Walls? Strap fixings or stud clips.

3. Rebate Size

The rebate size is determined by the door thickness.

35mm thick door = 41mm rebate40mm thick door = 47mm rebate

Standard Rebate sizes are 41mm, 47mm & 51mm.

4. Reveal Sizes

Reveal height = Door height + clearance gaps + allow for floor finish thickness.Reveal width = Door width + 4mm clearance gaps (double doors allow 6mm)Standard reveal height non rated frames = 2065mm (stock frames)Standard reveal height rated frames = 2055mm (stock frames)

5. Handing

When determining the door handing of a door frame, pull the door open towards you and which ever side the hinges are on is the handing.

6. Hinge Type

Specify Quantity, TypeFrames are supplied standard with 2 x Zinc Plated 2.5mm Butt screw fixed hinges.

External doors, solid core doors and steel doors typically have three hinges or more depending on the size and weight of the door.

7. Assembly Method

Metal door frames can be supplied in three options.

Knockdown formWelded dressed and primedSaw mitred

8. Order Reference Details

Order numberContact namePhone numberTransport detailsDelivery addressDate required

Fire Door Ordering Procedure

When ordering Fire doors Australian Architectural Fire Doors Pty Ltd requires the following information:

1. Door height

Reveal height and reveal width less clearances – generally 4mm from width and 7mm from height

Note: measure height from the top of floor finish or allow for finish if not down.

2. Door Thicknesses available

35mm Thick = Mini Fire Door45mm Thick = Maxi Fire Door

Note: if doors are to be metal clad add 4mm to finish thickness. Double Fire doors are 45mm only and are supplied with aluminium meeting stiles

3. Hour rating

1, 2, 3 or 4 hour fire rating.35mm thick doors are generally for unit residential buildings – 1 to 2 hours only45mm thick doors are generally for commercial buildings – 1-4 hours

4. Internal or external

Specify if the door will be internal or external.

5. Door finish

MDF, PLY, Special veneer or metal clad.

6. Special reinforcing

All fire doors are manufactured with reinforcement plates to accept lock, closer and 3 x hinges in standard positions.

f alternative or additional hardware is to be fitted, please specify as this will ensure that when installing fire doors, all hardware has correct fixing provisions.

E.g. 4 or more hinges fitted to doors.

7. Order Reference details

Order numberContact namePhone numberTransport detailsDelivery addressDate required

Non-Rated Door Ordering Procedure

When ordering Non-rated Doors Australian Architectural Fire Doors Pty Ltd requires the following information:

1. Door height

Door frame Reveal height and reveal width less clearances – generally 4mm from width and 7mm from height.

Note: measure height from the top of floor finish or allow for finish if not down.

2. Door Thicknesses Available

35mm, 40mm, and 45mm

Other thicknesses are available on request

Note: if doors are to be metal clad add 4mm to finish thickness. Double doors are 45mm rebated or non rebated.

3. Internal or external

Specify if the door will be internal or external.

4. Door finish

MDF, PLY, Special veneer or metal clad, material type and thickness.

5. Order Reference Details

Order numberContact namePhone numberTransport detailsDelivery addressDate required

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