An Overview of Bullet Resistant Doors

For buildings that require heavy-duty protection against forced entry and weaponry assaults, bullet resistant doors (also known as bulletproof doors) are an excellent choice. 

There are some kinds of buildings that require extra security measures to be put in place to ensure protection against criminal attacks. When it comes to defending against weaponry assault, ballistic doors are an excellent option. These are bullet resistant and blast resistant, providing reliable security for your staff and patrons.

Our bullet resistant doors (including frames, hinges, locks and viewing panels) are fully tested and certified to ensure they can withstand different attack levels. We provide a range of doors that adhere to Australian building standards outlined by the BCA (AS/NZS2343:1997).

What Are The Different Types of Bulletproof Doors Available?

Bulletproof doors are versatile and can be customised to suit a number of different requirements and environments:

• They can be installed as simple hinged doorsautomatic swinging doors or even sliding doors.

• They can be manufactured and installed in a range of sizes, to suit a variety of operations.

• They can be fitted with various accessories, such as locks, fixings and glazed viewing windows (these are factory fitted to ensure the required resistant is met).

Who Requires Bullet Resistant Doors?

Bullet resistant doors are designed to protect against more serious threats than what might be common in residential circumstances and are suitable for more specialised environments.

  • Financial (e.g. banks, loans businesses, cash rooms)
  • Mining, Construction and related operations
  • Retail (e.g. service stations, ticketing agencies)
  • Security, Law Enforcement (e.g. police stations, prisons)
  • Government and Public (e.g. embassies, schools or hospitals)
  • Private Sector (e.g. some homes)
  • Commercial Buildings (e.g. office buildings, hotels, and other hospitality venues)

What Materials Are Bulletproof Doors Made From?

Bulletproof doors can be made from a variety of materials depending on their application, such as aluminium, glass, concrete and timber. The type of material you decide to use will depend on the type of protection you require and the appearance you desire in your building design.

Steel is the best option for heavy-duty applications. Steel is extremely strong, and resilient.

Types of Finishes

These kinds of doors are very versatile and can be aesthetically tailored to suit many types environments. Bullet resistant doors can be installed so that they integrate effortlessly with walls, panels and overall design themes, allowing them to fulfil their function, without giving away their actual purpose.

Please get in touch with us if you require custom specifications for your doors. Contact FSE Special Purpose Doors on 1300 4 DOORS to discuss your bullet resistant doors, fire doors or other door needs.