Shopfront Doors

Product Description

Shop front doors into any of our Thermosash Suites may be:

  • Side Hung with stainless steel hinges.
  • Pivot Hung on either floor springs or overhead closers.
  • Automatic sliding or pivoted these doors are automatically fitted with panic break-out, fail-safe, or automatic opening in fire alarm activation as specified.
  • Safe mechanisms.
  • Sliding doors on overhead tracking or bottom rollers.
  • Vertical lift counter weighted.
  • Total vision doors on floor springs or with patch hinges (or rails) may be used in lieu of shopfront framed doors.
  • Revolving doors: details for various types are available on request.

Performance / Testing

Thermosash owns and operates the largest façade testing facility in New Zealand where we test our systems and custom designed suites to ensure compliance with the below codes or project specific requirements:

  • AS/NZS1170 (Structural Design Actions)
  • NZS4223 (Glazing in Buildings)
  • NZS/AS4284:2008 (Water / Air Pressure/ Air Leakage - Meets and exceeds minimum requirements)

All the Thermosash suites are independently laboratory tested to IANZ (International Accreditation New Zealand). Test certificates are available on request.


  • Unless specified otherwise, standard Lockwood lock sets are fitted to all doors and with doors on closers, standard pull & push handles 300mm are fitted.
  • All types of locks can however be fitted, including card controlled electronically operated locks but which must be specified with enquiry.
  • Face mounted or integral crash rails may be fitted including Formica faced, metal faced or tiled with mosaics. Our standard crash (vision) rail is 150mm.
  • Coats of Arms, names or castings may be incorporated in all types of crash and vision rails.
  • Stainless steel tube full length handles or special handles may be requested.

Maximum spanning ability

Thermosash specifically engineers the best suite option for your project taking into consideration span, structural system, and environmental loads (e.g. wind). The spanning ability will vary depending on the above.

Thermosash Suites are recognized as having the largest spanning systems on the market due to our specific engineering capability and the customised nature of the work we complete.


The standard warranty is 5 years from the date of practical completion for these products. This covers workmanship and weather tightness, providing the subcontract includes fabrication, installation and glazing of all components.

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Key Features

  • All shopfronts and doors are mechanically jointed with stainless steel screws and fittings – where exposed sill trays are automatically fitted.
  • Any type of glass from 4-28mm can be used and must be glazed on packing blocks with Santopreme pressure gaskets and wedges.


Aluminium shopfronts are produced in 6060 T5 Alloy. T4 alloy may be used if shopfront sections are required to be curved or rounded.

We recommend using Masterspec 4251TS Commercial Windows when specifying this suite.

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Shopfront Slider SF100 - Single Track - Double Glazed Double Door

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Shopfront Slider SF100 - Double Track - Double Glazed Triple Door

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Shopfronts can be supplied in 20 or 25 micron anodic films for external use and 12 or 20 micron finish for internal use. Clear, light bronze, mid bronze, dark bronze and black anodised finished can be supplied and specials on request. Electrostatic polyester powdercoating finishes can be supplied in a number of colours and architectural grades.

  • Polyester powder coat - both standard and special colours available.
  • Anodised - all anodised colours available - commercial grade 20 micron finish recommended.
  • PVF2 Fluorocarbon finishes - Available on request.

Colour brochures from paint companies can be provided on request