1 DOOR. FRAMES LOW MAINTENANCE SEALANT. CONTENTS CONTENTS. INTRODUCING OUR DOOR FRAMES . Swartland offers a comprehensive selection of door FRAMES in our Cape Culture, Winsters and Kayo collections to suit any application and budget. Cape Culture and Winsters door FRAMES are also available pre-finished, as part of our new Ready-2-Fit concept. Maxicare, our German engineered water-based sealant, is applied in our factory and Ready-2-Fit FRAMES are available in five colour tints: White, Mahogany, Imbuia, Teak and Light Oak. Our FRAMES are manufactured to the highest joinery standards and engineered for guaranteed performance and durability. Not only is wood a renewable resource, it's also one of the most environmentally-friendly building materials available.
2 It's an extremely efficient insulator and to make it compliant with the new energy-efficient building regulations, Cape Culture and Winsters FRAMES are fitted with composite gaskets. Accessorize your door FRAMES by adding fan lights, arches, side lights and top lights or even design your own custom frame . Swartland wooden door FRAMES are the Natural Choice. 108% GUARANTEED TIMBER. As part of our environmental responsibility, we strive to make quality products that are durable and long lasting. Door FRAMES are 100% guaranteed, which is why we kiln-dry our wood to a moisture content of 8%. This process helps keep the wood in perfect balance with atmospheric conditions, stabilising the timber and minimising movement or warping.
3 CONTENTS. ABOUT DOOR FRAMES 3. CAPE CULTURE DOOR FRAMES 7. WINSTERS DOOR FRAMES 11. KAYO DOOR FRAMES 13. BUILDERS SECTION 15. INSTALLATION GUIDELINES 17. 2. CHOOSING A DOOR frame CHOOSING A DOOR frame . DOOR frame TERMINOLOGY DOOR frame OPTIONS AVAILABLE FROM OUR STANDARD RANGE. Door FRAMES are fixed or built in to openings to provide a point for doors to be attached. Swartland offers various types of door FRAMES to satisfy both your functional and aesthetic needs. Swartland manufactures an assortment of wooden door FRAMES , which vary in size and section. Once you have selected your Swartland door, use the information below to assist you to match They can be combined with side lights, top lights and opening fanlights as required.
4 Door and frame . Tip: Ensure that the rebate on the door frame and door thickness is compatible. Door frame components are made with mortice and tenon joints which are glued and nailed together. PIVOT DOOR FRAMES SINGLE STANDARD DOOR FRAMES DOUBLE DOOR FRAMES (PAIRS). A door frame consists of the ANATOMY OF A DOOR frame . following main components: Jambs: Two vertical sides. Top light Top rail Head or Top Rail: Horizontal top component. Cill: Horizontal bottom component. without cill with cill without cill with cill without cill with cill Transom: Transom Horizontal component between the head Our pivot door FRAMES are available with These door FRAMES are available with Suitable for standard size door pairs.
5 And cill to form a top light above the door. Side light cill and without cill and are manufactured cill and without cill and are manufactured 2032 x 1612 & 1210mm, available with cill and specifically for our range of pivot doors . specifically for standard size doors , without cill. These FRAMES are commonly used No cill door FRAMES are generally used internally and These FRAMES are reversible and can be 2032x813 & 762 mm. Cills should be used where doors open onto an entertainment area. also where clear access is required at floor level in used for an open-in or open-out application. for exterior doors , while no cill is used for Pivot FRAMES have our thickest timber internal doors .
6 Door FRAMES are available public buildings for wheelchair access. We recommend frame section. in a variety of section thicknesses. that the no cill door frame is only used externally where Recommendation: Recommendation: Recommendation: Use open-out FRAMES on the weather side the building design prevents driving rain from reaching of a house to prevent water from running Mullion Pivot doors should not be exposed Match the door with the frame , check door the door to prevent water from entering the structure. directly to weather and should be thickness and frame rebate. Where a cill is into the home. Open-in should not be used installed under an overhang. required is the door open-in or open-out.
7 Where direct rain reaches the doors . Recommendation: Where no cill door FRAMES are used externally, Centre rail be sure to fit a weather bar with sweep to keep SIDE LIGHT DOOR FRAMES TOP LIGHT DOOR FRAMES ARCH/ROUND TOP JAMB LINING AND ARCHITRAVES. water from running under the door. Door FRAMES that incorporate a cill, also called a Jamb threshold, are used as external door FRAMES mostly on residential housing. A frame with cill will be referred to as opening in or opening out, which indicates the Double direction the door will open when hung to the frame . Cill kick rail Note that stable doors are also referred to as opening in or out and must be accommodated in a corresponding frame .
8 OPEN-IN OR OPEN-OUT CILLS A practical and decorative Top lights are designed to These stand alone arched Jamb linings are designed to cover the feature, which allows allow in additional light top lights add light and width of the wall and are usually fitted to additional light in at and can also be fitted with character to door FRAMES . existing internal openings. Architraves are FRAMES are manufactured with cill to suit an inward or entrances and patios. opening sashes to improve Available as full glass or decorative mouldings applied to cover any OUTSIDE. OUTSIDE Available to fit standard ventilation. These are sun ray (divided lights). gaps between the jamb lining and wall as outward opening door.
9 DOOR single or double doors with constructed as part of well as providing an aesthetic feature. DOOR. Open-in door FRAMES are not recommended for areas a single side light positioned the door frame . to the left or right or a exposed to driving rain. double side light. Open-out door FRAMES by design prevent water from Recommendation: entering, even when exposed to wind driven rain. DOOR frame DOOR frame Match small pane patio Recommendation: doors with small pane side Recommendation: An accessory that can be Recommendation: lights and full glass doors This feature can be used fitted to standard door The wall thickness will determine OPEN-IN CILL OPEN-OUT CILL with similar side lights.
10 Internally and externally. FRAMES for decoration. the type of jamb lining. 3 4. CHOOSING A DOOR frame CHOOSING A DOOR frame . THE SWARTLAND DOOR frame RANGE OFFERING. STANDARD DOOR. CAPE CULTURE DOOR FRAMES WINSTERS DOOR FRAMES KAYO DOOR FRAMES frame RANGE. Ten Year Guarantee: Our exclusive collection with thicker wood Five Year Guarantee: A natural choice, complying with building One Year Guarantee: Unbeatable combination of quality and Pivot FRAMES sections, extra strength ensuring durability. regulations and offering a variety of sizes and applications. value for money. Single & double (w & w/o cill). Timber: Solid Laminated Hardwood. Timber: Solid Laminated Hardwood Timber: Solid Laminated and Finger Jointed; Available in With side lights Hardwood and Pine.