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Quotation requests are required in writing and prices cannnot be provided over the phone. Trade Prices require a company letter head or purchase order.

What Information Do We Require?

In order to process your quotation request and provide you with an accurate price, we require the following information (click here to see an example of the information we need):

  • The product you wish for us to quote. (i.e. aluminium windows)
  • The system you wish for us to quote. (i.e. Premium Plus Windows)
  • The product details, including; sizes, colours, glass, styles and designs for each item.
  • Any additional information, requirements or specialist instructions. (For example... I require; direct fix outerframes, internally glazed sashes, trickle vents, a 150mm projection cill etc.).

Please note: All of our products are bespoke and made-to-measure, to your exact specifications.

For more help and advice on specifying or pricing our products please call us on (01268) 681612.

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Continental Bifold Technical

The sizes detailed below are for guidance only, maximum widths can vary depending on your chosen height and vice versa. Aluminium Bar lengths are 7000mm, so although widths over 6250mm can be achieved, they may require a mechanical join. Heights of up to 3000mm can be achieved with these doors, subject to panel width and location (your postcode will be needed in order to carry out wind loading calculations). Panels can be made less than 700mm wide - please ask our technical department for advice.

Recommended Sizes
Min. Width (mm) 1400
Max. Width (mm) 6250+
Min. Height (mm) 1000
Max. Height (mm) 2750
Max. Panel Width (mm) 1200
Max. Weight (Kg) 100
Key Profile Dimensions
Outerframe Depth (mm) 70
Sash Depth (mm) 70
Glazed Sealed Units (mm) 24, 28, 32
Projection Cill Height - Optional (mm) 25
Head Extension - Optional (mm) 20, 40
Transom / Mullion - if Required (mm) 32
Door Panels 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
Min Width 1400 2100 2800 3500 4200 4900 Please
Max Width 2400 3600 4800 6000 7200 8400 Ask

Please Note:
Please remember all sizes are for guidance only and are subject to location of the fitted product. Please contact us for more information.

*Please Be Advised: Doors over 2500mm tall may be subject to a wind loading check. In which case we will need to know the location, postcode and facing of the doors.

Bifolding Door Performance
U Value
600 Pa
600 Pa
2400 Pa

These statistics apply for:
Open out doors, double-glazed units, 90% argon gas filled (4mm Planitherm total +, 3mm Planilux), 16mm or more, Swiss V warm edge spacerbar (1.2 Glass - U Value centre Pane*). Achieving air permeability Class 4, water tightness meets & exceeds requirements for class 9A, wind resistance meets class AE2400. Weather tested in accordance with BS6375 part 1 & 2.

Specifying - Suitable Applications
  • Can be specified for residential / domestic applications.
  • Meets building regulations for new build. (For Oct 2010)
  • Meets building regulations for replacement and refurbishment projects. (For Oct 2010)
  • Standard fully weather rated threshold; suitable for use up to second floor and exposed locations.
  • Flush low threshold options; suitable for use on the ground floor only, not recommended for use in exposed locations or properties situated by the coast.
Technical Downloads
(Technical drawings of profiles, combinations & section sight-lines)
4.3 Mb
(Folding door Assembly, Fitting Instructions, Toe N' Heel Positions)
1.9 Mb
(Thresholds Options, Floor Levels & Drainage Paths)
0.8 Mb
(Technical drawings of profiles, combinations & section sight-lines)
0.8 Mb
Sight Lines
Head / Top (mm) 110
Jamb / Side (mm) 110
Meeting Stiles (mm) 140
Bottom - Std. Rebated Threshold (mm) 130
Bottom - Low Flush Thresholds (mm) 130
Bottom - Room Divider Threshold (mm) 118

Please Note:
The details for the bottom sight-lines and step height are the optimum / best case scenario for open out doors that have been sunk / dropped into the floor.

AutoCAD Drawings - Downloads
Technical drawings can be provided in DWG or DXF format, please contact us.
Opening Styles

Please Note:
Doors shown are all viewed from the outside, all doors can be made to open in or out. (there is no cost implication to choosing open in or open out doors)

available opening styles for up to a 7 panel bi-fold

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