ForceField® Security Doors & Screens
It's almost invisible, still it's near impossible to get past.
ForceField® security doors and window screens are welded instead of being held together by screws or rivets. A weld is stronger than
any screw or rivet… and it looks better too. With its seamless corners, ForceField® is the best looking security screen on
the market. The heavy duty aluminium frame and the marine grade stainless steel mesh are joined
together in a mechanical and chemical bond. It is virtually unbreakable and provides complete insulation of the two metals…eliminating
a major cause of corrosion. ForceField® has passed every imaginable test – and a few you would never imagine.
Door & Screen Types
A single door panel that swings on hinges mounted on the left or right side of the door jamb.
A pair of adjoining doors that swing on hinges mounted on opposite sides of the door jamb, opening in the middle.
Single Sliding Door
A door that slides across an opening.
Double Sliding Door
A pair of adjoining doors that slide open, from the middle, to opposite sides of the door opening.
Double Stacking Sliding Door
Multiple door panels that slide in one direction and stack on a fixed panel.
Corner Single Sliding Door
Corner single sliding doors opening away from the corner connection, leaving no corner post in the centre.
Corner Double Stacking Sliding Door
Corner double stacking sliders have multiple door panels, on each side, that slide away from the corner connection, leaving no corner
post in the centre.
A window that opens by sliding horizontally.
Double Sliding Window
A window that has two opening panels that slide horizontally.
Single Hung Window
One sash in the window frame is operable and moves up and down.
Double Hung Window
Both sashes in the window frame are operable and move up and down.
Composed of parallel blades set in a frame, joined on a track so they tilt open and shut in unison.
The window pane is hinged at the top and opens from the bottom, swinging upward.
The window pane is hinged on one side and swings outward.
Door & Screen Additions
3 Point Lock
1 Point Lock
ForceField® has passed every imaginable test... and a few you would never imagine. The standard security tests almost seem trivial compared
to being hit by five steel balls less than a centimetre in diameter at 170 km/h plus. Or by a 4 kg timber block at more than 100 km/h. You
are safe behind a ForceField® security screen.
The Australian Standards (AS 5039-2008) test consists of six separate tests that all have to be passed by the same test sample. The
tests include dynamic impact test, jemmy test, pull test, probe test, shear test and knife shear test.
Cyclone, and hurricane and pressure cycle testing (AS/NZS 1170 and AAMA 506-06/ASTM E1996/ASTM E1886) are the toughest tests a security
screen can go through. These tests include the missile test, ballistics test, and a pressure cycle test.
Bushfire prone zones require that openable windows must be screened with corrosion-resistant steel, bronze or aluminium mesh with an
opening of less than 2 mm x 2 mm (AS 3959-2009). The fire attenuation test (FS 4302/3572) shows the reduction in radiant heat flux
level provided by the screen.
Energy UV Light
Screens provide ventilation but can also keep solar heat and UV light out during summer, and reduce heat loss during winter. WERS testing
and testing to the European Standard (EN 14501) show the reduction in solar heat and damaging UV light, and reduction in heat loss,
provided by the screen.
Whenever two different metals interact there is a risk of corrosion. The tests (AS 2331.3.2 and AS 2331.3.1) to show corrosion-resistance
are the acetic acid salt spray test and neutral salt spray test.
The mosquito protection test tests a screens ability to keep mosquitoes out over an extended period of time.
Allow unassisted access for pets or people, through the addition of optional access control accessories, such as keying locks alike,
pet doors for family pets and solid panels for easier wheelchair accessibility.
The National Construction Code (NCC) (BCA 2013) requires that window openings be either restricted or screened, in certain circumstances,
to prevent children falling. Screens that resist an outward horizontal action of 250 N meet the code and mean that window restrictors,
that prevent the window being open more than 125mm, can be removed.
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