FSE is a wholly Australian owned company specialising in the manufacture and design of door systems solutions for commercial, industrial and special purpose applications.

Eco Friendly Green Star Fire Doors

We take a look at environmentally friendly fire doors – what they are, why you should choose them, and some tips for working with Green Star Fire Doors. Fire doors come in all shapes and sizes. They are available in a range of materials and finishes and with various functionality and fire-resistant ratings. But sometimes,

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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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Fire Resistant Rating: Fire Doors

The National Construction Code is stringent on fire door regulations. We take a look at how fire doors are tested to achieve a Fire Resistant Rating in Australia. In Australia, the National Construction Code stipulates that all fire doors must be tested to certain specifications (i.e. AS1530.4) to meet resistance approvals and certification. If relevant

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Decorative Door Veneers: 5 of the best options

We take a look at the basics of decorative door veneers, and five of the best options when it comes to choosing the right design for your door. What is a Door Veneer? A veneer is a flat, thin piece of wood – usually, no thicker than 6mm – that is used to cover a

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Installing Fire Doors: The Requirements

While choosing the right fire doors for your construction is critical, you should keep in mind that installing fire doors correctly is just as important. Why Is the Right Fire Door Installation So Important? The process of installing fire doors must comply with the current national standards and requirements set out by the Building Code of

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Custom Fire Doors: What Material To Pick

Installing the right fire doors in your buildings will be a significant part of your project’s success – and custom fire doors must consist of the right material if they are to provide you with the required level of fire protection. But how do you know which material to select when creating your custom fire doors?

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FSC Certification and why you need it

You have probably heard the acronym FSC thrown around a lot in the building and construction world. But what does FSC actually mean? And why do you need FSC certification?  All About FSC FSC stands for the ‘Forest Stewardship Council.’ Founded in 1993, the FSC is an international not-for-profit body (with an Australian branch) that

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