Bi-fold doors are a key product in every portfolio these days and leading aluminium systems house Exlabesa’s version is proving to be a popular choice amongst fabricators. Derek Hodgson, Exlabesa’s General Manager, comments: “The qualities of our bi-fold door means it’s attracting new customers for us every day. Quite simply, it offers everything that’s needed from a bi-fold and much more.”
The bi-fold door has the classic slim sightlines of a typical aluminium bi-fold and is available with a sculptured or a square sash, making it attractive to both the commercial and the domestic market. The total manufacturing time for the door is up to 50% quicker than other doors in the market, saving time in the fabrication process.
The door offers exceptional quality and innovative features that add value to both installer and homeowner. There are hinge adjustments to make installation easier. Lead times are four days for a standard mill finish, seven days for any RAL colour and just 10 days for dual colour. It has also been designed with practicality in mind. Beads, cills, chevrons, drainage covers, corner cleats, gaskets and screws can all be used across multiple Exlabesa systems, reducing stock holding levels and so saving money on product inventory.
The U values are excellent: a 2700mm x 2400mm three pane door typically has a U value of just 1.5 which can be further improved with Triple Glazing, while the bespoke interlocking gasket system improves weather-fastness.
Exlabesa’s support is designed to add value to its customers’ businesses too. It supplies punch tooling if required. The company also provides ongoing technical training ensuring that fabricators continue to deliver the best possible product quality to their customers.
Like all Exlabesa products, the bi-fold door is extruded in the UK and the company is able to offer a one stop shop solution because milled, painted and anodised finishes are all supplied from its Doncaster headquarters.
Derek concludes: “Bi-fold doors are one of the must-have products of the moment. I’m proud that we’re the go-to supplier for many fabricators in the UK.” There’s a reason why Exlabesa is the choice for so many companies: the bi-fold door offers market-leading qualities and backs that up with a service that’s genuinely valuable.