Hinged & French Doors WeatherTight™

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Maximum sizes for hinged doors vary by width, height, wind zone, and glazing requirement. Your local Nulook fabricator will be able to advise you whether a configuration is possible or contact Altus Technical support.

As a guide, hinged door panels up to 2.2m height by 0.9m wide are recommended. 

Frame Types

  • Open in and open out frame with a 19mm facing cover and 24mm glazing pocket (available only as screwed frame).
  • An over light transom and coupling bar options are available for over light fixed or opening sashes.
  • Two frame cover extensions that increase facing cover by 21mm are also available when required.

Glazing, Beads and Panel Types

  • Beaded standard (76mm) and wide (119mm) rails and beaded standard (76mm) and wide stiles (119mm) can be used to provide for a wide range of glazing options from 4mm to 24mm.
  • A range of 11 beads are available to accommodate glazing options from 4mm to 24mm and to provide a variety of finishing styles from sloped to square.
  • Fully flush beaded panel option for double glazing is available.
  • A French door adaptor and sash adaptor are available in the range.
  • Special stiles to accommodate multi point locks are available.
  • Beaded door panels enable accurate and effective blocking of glass to avoid doors dropping.

Sidelight Windows: Mullions and Transoms

Mullions and transoms are often chosen to add strength
to side light windows to cope with higher wind loads.

  • Special overlight transom for overlight windows or a coupling bar can be used.
  • Vision rails are available to improve safety in high use areas.

Window Ventilation

Aluvent passive ventilator enables passive ventilation to be included into most doors. Refer to the Aluvent section.


A standard range of flashings include 95mm, 84mm, 71mm, 68mm, 63mm, 58mm, 53mm, 48mm, 45mm, 41mm, 38mm, 31mm, 25mm and 14mm. These have been designed to comply with E2/AS1 Amendment 6 requirements. Refer to the flashings section. 


Proprietary Altus NZ Limited Parliament hinges are used. Refer to the hardware section.


Hinged Door cavity construction wide bottom rail, sill detail.
Hinged Door cavity construction head detail.
Hinged Door cavity construction wide bottom rail, sill detail.