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All About Special Purpose Doors

FSE Special Purpose Doors is an industry recognised specialist in the supply and installation of Special Purpose Doors and Fire Doors. FSE Special Purpose Doors is based in Sydney and service clients throughout Australia. Due to the vagaries and complexities of various buildings and their uses, the function and purpose of the doors installed can vary

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All The Sliding Fire Door Options

Providing the safest environments possible for your building project and its future occupants is of utmost importance for any architect or builder. Let’s take a look at sliding fire door options. Sliding fire-rated doors are excellent solutions when it comes to designing and managing your fire risks. Sliding Fire Doors are also widely used to

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Why You Should Choose E-Core Doors

E-core doors are a revelation in door technology. But what is an e-core door, and why should you choose it for your build? In past times, fire doors were heavy, difficult to construct and often made from unsafe materials, such as fibre-cement and asbestos. Thankfully, in the 1980s, E-Core® doors were developed in response to

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The Best Sliding Fire Door For You

One of the biggest concerns many clients encounter when incorporating sliding fire doors into their projects is the availability of space. Let’s take a look at what kind of sliding fire door is right for you? If your building has a limited amount of space, you will need to consider which sliding door system will

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Ballistic Doors Explained

Ballistic doors can be incredibly beneficial for any build that requires reliable security and protection. In this article, FSE Special Purpose Doors presents an overview of ballistic doors and the options available to you. What Are They? Ballistic Doors are bullet and blast-resistant doors that protect things such as: Weaponry assaults Forced entry and other

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How To Fireproof Your Heritage Doors

Many heritage buildings in Australia were constructed before the writing and implementation of Australian building codes. As a result, many of today’s heritage buildings must be upgraded to meet the current fire-resistant ratings set by the BCA (AS1530.4). We take a look at how to fireproof your existing heritage doors. Challenges in Fire Proofing Heritage

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The Importance of Biothermic Doors

Biothermic doors, meaning they are gas-tight, are considered essential in various building projects. This is particularly true for clients who operate in manufacturing, freight, mining, research or the defence industries. What Are Biothermic Doors? Biothermic doors are designed to prevent gas flow between rooms or compartments by creating an airtight (gas-tight) seal. These specialised doors

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Double Action vs Hinged Fire Doors

When planning your next construction project, the time will come when you will need to make some key decisions around the types of fire doors you need. Double action or hinged fire doors. What’s best for you? One of the most common questions we are asked at FSE Special Purpose Doors is whether Double Action

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Backfilling Fire Door Frames Explained

There has been a high level of confusion in the marketplace regarding backfilling fire door frames. We take a look at the ins and outs of the subject. A Little Background In 2005, there were changes made to Australian Building Code Standards (AS1530.4) that required measurement of temperature rise on the fire door frame and

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