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The Low Friction Manual Sliding Door System That Can Be Operated By Fingertip Control
Specifically designed for the new Alder Hey Children's Hospital to provide child friendly, full width, glazed bedroom and ward doors. The average opening force of the 200+ Flo-Motion® doors installed at Alder Hey was 10N - less than 50% of the original specified force requirement.
Flo-Motion® doors feature recirculating ball guides on a special low resistance linear track with a damper mechanism. The door sets are fabricated using extruded aluminium profiles and include a self-supporting "goalpost" frame. The standard doorset will be fixed to suitable and solid supports or structural steels installed by the Building Contractor.
The sliding door panels should easily be operated by hand. Once installed, every sliding door is digitally force tested 3 times as specified and a certificate issued showing the mean average opening & closing force with test data in graph format.
The system will work in conjunction with doors of a larger mass and weight – please refer to product literature. In addition to the standard formats and glazing options, be-spoke designs can also be offered.
Axis are the proud manufacturers of the multi award winning Flo-Motion® manual sliding door system that was designed specifically for BDP Architects and installed at the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. With a variety of bespoke designs, the Flo-Motion® has now been installed in 12 UK hospitals and specified for many more future builds.
Specialising in pedestrian entrances and independently owned, Axis is also the sole UK distributor for Stanley Automatic and Healthcare Doors as well as Manusa Healthcare Doors. Axis is an active member of ADSA (Automatic Door Suppliers Association) and recommends that all installations comply with EN16005 with regards to safety. Our range of automatic door products includes sliding and swing door systems, all tailor-made to suit specific applications.
Our product portfolio also includes low level aluminium facades, curtain wall and manual door sets. From a central UK operation, Axis offer a complete fabrication, installation and maintenance service.
Axis has extensive knowledge and experience in the Construction and Automatic Door industries, dealing with a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors.
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