Plant Room Doors
Designed to be strong and durable to cope with harsh environments, providing fast and easy access for facilities staff and contractors. Anti-Vandal design with a range of locking options, and louvre panel options for ventilation
Commercial and residential plant room doors
A plant room is an area of a commercial or residential building housing many mechanical and electrical services. Examples include heating, gas, electric facilities, communication, servers and I.T. All these areas call for security and in many cases, entry only by authorised personnel also they often require permanent ventilation which is provided by louvres within the door leaves.
- Strong, resilient doors
- Various sized louvre panels can be built into the door leafs
- Fully louvred aluminium doors for maximum airflow
- Hardware & locking options
- Limit stays and hold open options
- Bird mesh and fly mesh to inside
- Threshold options ramped and rebated etc
- Calculations for free airflow provided
- Panels & posts allow various configurations
- Security, Fire and Acoustic options
Plant room doors for commercial & retail premises.
A plant room door is required to achieve various levels of security and function to meet the requirements of the building. Choosing a quality-made, steel plant room door offers many advantages over other types of doors.
- Steel plant room doors are more robust than PVCu or timber doors.
- Steel doors come in a choice of colours, styles and designs.
- Many options for locking and closing systems are available.
- Different levels of ventilation to suit the location and equipment.
- Steel plant room doors are suitable for internal or external use.
The range of steel plant room doors from Maxium Doors offers commercial, residential and public buildings a choice of door solutions with the option of glazed, partially glazed, fully louvred or solid panelled doors.
Specification considerations for plant room doors.
We can design a steel plant room door for virtually any type of use. Plant room doors are not always just secure doors to machinery and equipment. Server and computer rooms may require fire protection and an approved method of fire-exit. Plant room doors may also be personnel doors calling for strong locks and door closing devices.
External plant rooms may need protection from insects, birds or rodents. These outside doors can be provided with insect and bird mesh, a deep rebate and a durable paint finish for weather protection.
Plant room doors are available in stock sizes or made to order to suit the building apertures. All door sizes feature the same durable construction, pleasing aesthetics and high security.
Where ventilation is required, the louvre panels fitted to steel plant room doors should be designed, so they do not compromise security. Louvre plant room doors are available with full width and height louvres or smaller louvre panels within the steel door skin. The size and choice of louvre will largely be determined by the various ventilation requirements.
For plant rooms in remote and exposed locations, consider a punched steel door with higher grade steel and hardware designed to resist prolonged external exposure.
ISO and CE accredited plant room doors
All our plant room door ranges are manufactured to approved quality standards, such as ISO and CE marked. Our doors are designed to meet the needs of any high use, increased traffic and multi-occupancy buildings. Whether you choose a solid, louvred or partially panelled design, all our plant room doors are vigorously tested and guaranteed for a minimum of 1 year.
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Security considerations for plant room doors.
The construction of a steel plant room door means it is stronger and more durable than the mechanical cleat construction of an aluminium residential door. An outward opening door is usually specified for plant rooms. Whether opening in or out, both types of doors offer excellent security.
Door hardware should comprise stainless steel hinges, heavy duty dog bolts and the right quantity to suit the door width and height. Door handles should be suitable for heavy duty use with quality fixings.
Plant room door security is enhanced with applied door rebates and anti-jemmy strips. Locking systems should feature multiple locking points, durable lever handles and high-security door cylinders where a key operation is needed.