a groove is cut into the bottom of the door which runs over this guide, preventing lateral movement of the door. with a glass door the panel runs through the guide as illustrated. because the door is always engaged in the guide, when the door is open the floor is clear, hence 'clear threshold'.
frame and panel construction, also called rail and stile, is a woodworking technique often used in the making of doors, wainscoting, and other decorative features for cabinets, furniture, and homes.the basic idea is to capture a 'floating' panel within a sturdy frame, as opposed to techniques used in making a slab solid wood cabinet door or der front, the door is constructed of several .
a car door is a type of door, typically hinged, but sometimes attached by other mechanisms such as tracks, in front of an opening which is used for entering and exiting a vehicle.a vehicle door can be opened to provide access to the opening, or closed to secure it. these doors can be opened manually, or powered electronically.
glass panels mullioned or single-pane. often found as sliding doors in two grooves outside the engawa porch , but inside the ama-do. also used in interiors. 1800s- 1960 plate glass, 1960-present with float glass: maira-do 舞良戸
millwork building materials are used for both decoration and function in buildings. exterior doors and windows are typically tested by independent agencies and rated for energy efficiency. they can also be impact rated, fire rated and can be specified to reduce sound transference. interior millwork products are not rated for energy efficiency .
in architecture, a transom is a transverse horizontal structural beam or bar, or a crosspiece separating a door from a window above it. this contrasts with a mullion, a vertical structural member. transom or transom window is also the customary u.s. word used for a transom light, the window over this crosspiece. in britain, the transom light is usually referred to as a fanlight, often with a .
a pocket door is a sliding door that slides along its length and disappears, when open, into a compartment in the adjacent wall, or as in terms of vehicles, into the vehicle's bodywork.pocket doors are used in some delivery vans, as well as renault estafette and morris j4 and train carriages such as the london underground 1973 stock, but rarely in cars.
muntins can be found in doors, windows and furniture, typically in western styles of architecture. muntins divide a single window sash or casement into a grid system of small panes of glass, called 'lights' or 'lites'. in uk use a muntin is a vertical member in timber panelling or a door separating two panels.
fire-resistance rated door, with wire mesh glass vision panel. industrial grade fire door rated to hydrocarbon curve and blast resistance. double fire door immediately after 3 hour fire test inside a 4-hour rated durasteel wall. double fire door after 3 hour fire test in a 4-hour durasteel wall, during successful 45psi 3.1 bar hose stream test leading to a ul listing. a fire door is a door .
a sliding glass door, patio door, or doorwall is a type of sliding door in architecture and construction, is a large glass window opening in a structure that provide door access from a room to the outdoors, fresh air, and copious natural light. a sliding glass door is usually considered a single unit consisting of two panel sections, one being fixed and one a being mobile to slide open.
tempered or toughened glass is a type of safety glass processed by controlled thermal or chemical treatments to increase its strength compared with normal glass. tempering puts the outer surfaces into compression and the interior into tension.such stresses cause the glass, when broken, to crumble into small granular chunks instead of splintering into jagged shards as plate glass a.k.a .
glazing, which derives from the middle english for 'glass', is a part of a wall or window, made of glass. glazing also describes the work done by a professional 'glazier'.glazing is also less commonly used to describe the insertion of ophthalmic lenses into an eyeglass frame.
a door handle or door knob is a mechanism used to open or close a door. the traditional door knob has a bolt or spindle running through it that sits just above a cylinder, to which the spindle is connected. turning the knob pulls the cylinder in the direction of the turn.
the vertical members of the frame are called stiles while the horizontal members are known as rails. a basic frame and panel item consists of a top rail, a bottom rail, two stiles, and a panel. this is a common method of constructing cabinet doors and these are often referred to as a five piece door .
glass window; pillar; power door locks, which can work on a remote system; interior storage compartment; door locks and latches. most vehicle doors are secured closed to the vehicle body with latches which may be locked to prevent unauthorized access from the exterior. there are a variety of car door locking systems.
a sliding door is a type of door which opens horizontally by sliding, usually parallel to a wall. sliding doors can be mounted either on top of a track below or be suspended from a track above and some types 'disappear' in a wall when slid open. there are several types of sliding doors such as pocket doors, arcadia doors, and bypass doors.sliding doors are commonly used as shower doors, glass .
spontaneous glass breakage is a phenomenon by which toughened glass or tempered may spontaneously break without any apparent reason. the most common causes are: minor damage during installation such as nicked or chipped edges later developing into larger breaks normally radiating from point of defect.
a french door has two rows of upright rectangular glass panes lights extending its full length and two of these doors on an exterior wall and without a mullion separating them, that open outward with opposing hinges to a terrace or porch, are referred to as a french window.
it is a door with lites where all or some panels would be in a casement door. a french door traditionally has a moulded panel at the bottom of the door. it is called a french window when used in a pair as double-leaved doors with large glass panels in each door leaf, and in which the doors may swing out typically as well as in.