Archiexpo Architectural Products – aluminium doors
Archiexpo Aluminum Doors News
ArchiExpo is a permanent online Architectural Exhibition which allows you to search through leading brands for products such as aluminium doors, attractive commercial carpets and acoustic panels.
Entrance doors not only serve as the principal threshold between interior and exterior, but create a strong first impression. Properties such as level of transparency, finish and type of operation can help express the function of the building. While busy public facilities may opt for robust glazed automatic sliding doors to facilitate passage, residential entrance doors are often opaque to guard privacy and ensure security.
There are a wide range of parameters to consider when selecting Double doors: interior or exterior, residential or commercial, they may require special hardware to serve a particular purpose. When choosing commercial double doors for highly trafficked areas, consider whether the doors will require a particular fire rating or extras such as vision panels, kick plates and door closers. The type of operation chosen (i.e swinging, sliding, automatic or manual), may depend on factors such as the level of use and function.
Decorative panels may be functional as well as aesthetic. They may, for example, be designed to absorb sound and control noise levels. While some designs may blend seamlessly into the existing decorative scheme, others may create a focal point or a design feature. Finishes available include perforated metal and wooden battens with forms ranging from orthogonal panels, organic shapes to original 3D designs.
For more information follow these links:
CPD: doors and windows, Architectural acoustics, A Buyers Guide to Aluminium Doors and Windows
Aluminium or aluminum (in North American English) is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13. It is a silvery-white, soft, nonmagnetic, ductile metal. Aluminium is the third most abundant element in the Earth’s crust (after oxygen and silicon) and its most abundant metal.
Despite its prevalence in the environment, no known form of life uses aluminium salts metabolically, but aluminium is well tolerated by plants and animals. Because of their abundance, the potential for a biological role is of continuing interest and studies continue.
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