The benefits of bi folding doors are there for all to see, a fantastic product which has moved the market away from traditional patio or French doors. Sliding doors manufactured by Express however are so much more than a traditional patio door, and are proving a superb alternative to our other ranges.
The capabilities of our industry leading door systems create more of a moving glass wall than a door. The system is attractive and slender, yet secure and robust enough to house a double glazed unit weighing in excess of 200kg, despite these massive glazed areas the door system is manufactured and engineered to such a level that it glides at the lightest touch.
Boasting a number of benefits when compared to a bifold door, a moving patio door undoubtedly boasts superior aesthetics when closed. Supersized patio doors boast massive glass areas which completely open up a room or property, flooding it with light, and allowing you to enjoy views without the obstruction of the vertical transoms which are required on bi folding doors. An aluminium sliding door offers a feasible alternative to bi folding doors, the largest sash width which can be offered on the XPView is 1200mm, this is the widest of any folding door system in the world, our sliding doors however can easily double this! A sliding door is boasts minimal aluminium and truly maximises glass areas while still offering large clear openings.
The system can be manufactured with any number of panels, with a traditional twin track system offering the option of two or four panels, and a triple track option offering between three to six sliding door panels.
A triple track system can offer a 66% clear opening, while our unique face fixed additional panel can create a 75% clear opening with four panels stacked behind one another on a triple track system. Our sliding door systems offer a solution which is the very loosest definition of the humble patio door.