Sliding doors are used on nearly every building in each and every sector of our industry. Entrance doors to a public building, a residential building, a breakaway area or courtyard, which has become more apparent on high rise commercial buildings.
These glazing products are been installed in locations which will test them and their limitations to the absolute maximum, mainly the structural strength due to increased wind loads higher up the building as well as water tightness.
- Describe the different types of sliding doors suitable for project applications 4:4.6.
- Document the performance requirements when selecting sliding systems 4:4.7.
- Describe how building movement can affect the performance & operation of sliding doors 3:3.3.