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Manufacturer introduces the AA®190 TB door to its portfolio.

An entrance door withclass-leading thermal performance that is so robust it is offered with a lifetime guarantee has beenlaunched by Kawneer, the leading UK manufacturer of architectural glazingsystems.

Kawneer's AA®190 TB door featureswelded corner construction - the strongest aluminium door constructionavailable, with each corner having four separate weld points, each of which hasa 'lifetime guarantee'. Rigorous testing has verified its exceptional strengthand durability, making it suitable for use in severe-duty applications asdefined in BS 6375-2: 2009.

With regards to weather performance,the system has Class 2 (300 Pa) air permeability, Class 3A (100 Pa)watertightness and Class C2 (800 Pa) wind resistance, results that are based onan open-in double door with butt hinges and rebated threshold.

An all-purpose door for use inhigh-traffic areas and automatic entrances, it is as suitable for internal asit is external applications, for refurbishment as well as new-build, and forall sectors, particularly education, healthcare, commercial, and leisure andretail. With security hardware it meets Secured by Design criteria.

The door is designed to accept glass unitsup to 43mm thick, with a maximum leaf weight of 120kg with an overhead closerand a maximum of 200kg using the floor closer, all with leaf sizes up to 1320mmwide and 3000mm high.

As well as its high strength and robustproperties, the AA®190 TB door also provides improved thermal performance. Awhole-door thermal transmittance of Uw = 1.7 W/m2K can be achievedwith a glass centre pane of Ug = 1.0 W/m2K.

The AA®190 TB door is offered with a fingerguard pivot stile as standard, providing child-friendly reassurance,safeguarding against injury to fingers that might be accidentally caughtbetween the hinge stile and frame.

Independently tested to PAS 24: 2016for the enhanced security performance of single and double-leaf external doors,the enhanced security is available for both pivot and butt hung doors which canfeature panic hardware.

A range of multi-point lock optionsprovides security solutions for all applications including panic doors andelectronic access control. There is also a range of thresholds including drainedlow thresholds compliant with the Equality Act 2010.

For ultimate design flexibility theAA®190 TB door is available as single-leaf and double-leaf in open-in, open-outand dual-action swing doors suitable for automatic powered operation.Additionally, the AA®190 TB door can be used with automatic sliding orbi-parting entrance systems.

Naturally, the door is available withits own thermally broken framing system - 451PT, which suites with otherKawneer fenestration solutions.

All door options are available in anextensive range of single or dual-colour finishes.

The AA®190 TB door is extruded andthermal breaks added before painting and in-house fabrication - all in theKawneer factory at Runcorn.

Kawneer's new AA®190 TB doors have alreadybeen specified by architects Foster + Partners at Central Square in Cardiff,including on BBC Cymru's HQ.


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