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types of Doors


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types of Doors

  2. 2.  A door is defined as an openable barrier secured in a wall opening. It is provided to give access to the inside of a room of a building. It is connection portion of between two buildings or a room
  3. 3.  There are 18 types of doors.  Battened & ledged door  This is simplest type of door  Suitable for narrow opening.  Door is formed of vertical bond,known as battens and is fixed by horizontal support know as ledged .  Three ledged are provided at top,botton and in middle.
  4. 4.  This door is modification of battened,ledged & braced door.  To increase its strength,durability & appearance, brace is placed diagonally between ledges.  Thus this door consists of 3 ledges & 2 braces.
  5. 5.  This type of door is improved form of battened and ledged door.  In this frame work for shutter is provided in form of two verticals, known as style.  Total thickness of style is adjusted equal to thickness of ledges.
  6. 6.  This type of door are almost used in all types of buildings.  This door consist of a frame work of vertical members called style and horizontal members called rails.  Panel are made from timber,plywood and block board.
  7. 7.  This type of door is used in residential as well as public places.  Door may be fully glazed or partially glazed and partially paneled.  Ratio of glazed portion 2 panel portion is 2:1
  8. 8.  Louvered door provide free ventilation through them & at the same time they provide privacy in room.  This doors are generally used in bathrooms.  Door may be louvered to full height or partially height.
  9. 9.  Such doors are provided in public buildings where there are constant visitors.  This door is suitable for air conditioning buildings.  Such a door provide entrance and exit together.
  10. 10.  In sliding door the shutter slides on the sides with the help of runners and guide rails.  The door may have one,two or three sliding shutter or more depending upon the size of opening and place available.
  11. 11.  Flush door are becoming popular these days because of their pleasing appearance, simplicity of construction, low cost, better strength.  Flush door are of two types:- 1)solid core flush door. 2)hollow and cellular core flush door.
  12. 12.  This door consist of solid or semi-solid skeleton or core covered on both side of plywood, presenting flush which can be neatly polished
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