Perfectly suited for residential and commercial developments, AluK bifolding doors are robust, attractive, secure and energy-efficient. One of the most popular bifolding door brands in the UK, the Aluk bifold range comprises a standard, heavy-duty and slimline contemporary model.
Information about Aluk bifolding doors
Aluk bifolds are extruded by the systems company and manufactured by a nationwide network of approved fabricators. These are then installed by quality home improvement companies. As well as this, Aluk bifolding doors are widely available through builder merchants, trade counters and the supply only route.
The products come in a wide variety of configurations and specifications and their popularity with installers and the wider trade market makes these some of the best in terms of value and features.
All products come in open in or open out configurations, with optional low thresholds, styling choices, a vast range of colours and high quality hardware.
For the homeowner, the AluK bifolding doors benefit from both a square or soft line profile on the outside meaning it can have either a flat contemporary look or a more traditional rounded appearance.
For commercial premises, many sets of bifolding doors can be connected together to create entire glass walls. Suitable for properties of all types and styles and especially new extensions, Aluk bifolding doors are tried and tested, super-reliable and form part of Aluk’s significant product portfolio.
AluK presently offers the following bifolding door products and versions.
Aluk Optio BSF70 bifold door
The market-leading AluK BSF70 bifolding door is a homeowner and trade favourite for its quality, excellent price point and high specifications and feature set.
Instantly recognisable with its innovative pop-out T-handle, it also comes with a pleasing 140mm mullion sightline and 110mm dimension to the head and jambs.
Aluk Optio BSF70 HD bifold door
There is also a heavy-duty version available that is great for commercial applications or where a more robust sliding folding door is needed.
The Optio BSF70 HD model has heavier duty rollers ensuring the door remains reliable in applications where it’s likely to be opened more times than in a typical dwelling.
The heavier duty model has all the features of the standard version with the same sightlines and options avialable. It’s especially useful for retail premises, car showrooms, restaurants, cafes and bars.
Aluk Luminia F82 Bifolding Door.
The latest in contemporary Aluk bifolding doors, Luminia F82 with thin sightlines of just 122mm at the mullions, ranking it amongst the thinnest bifolds you can buy. AluK Lumina F82 is redesigned, with designer door handles and excellent styling.
Capable of larger panel sizes, standard or modern colour finishes, very low U-Values and a premium look and feel.
The Aluk bifold T-Handles and hardware
AluK doors feature distinctive pop-out handles that unlock the sliding leaves. The advantage of these handles is that they have less protrusion than many other systems meaning that when the doors are folded back they stack much closer together and in the neatest possible way. It maximises the overall space offered by the doors.
The complex nature of bifolding doors requires robust hardware for long and reliable service life. AluK bifolding doors feature very high quality running gear and guide mechanisms at the top of the doors. The bottom rollers consist of a set of four stainless steel wheels giving a light, smooth and quiet operation.
High security comes as standard with multi-point locking mechanisms, high quality door handles and the doors tested to the latest security standards. The high security glazing beads are internal and offer the glazing option of either 28mm double glazing right up to 44mm units either triple glazed or to accommodate integral blinds within the glass.
Additionally, low threshold options are available whether you want an ultra-flat threshold or to meet the needs of the Equalities Act 2010 in commercial applications or where the doors are being used as room dividers.
Prices and where to buy Aluk bifolding doors
The trade can get in touch for details of manufacturers supplying Aluk bifolds on a trade supply only basis. Homeowners can get more information on the products and where to buy them.