Sliding Doors

DSS automatic sliding doors are one of the most popular types of automatic door on the market. Sliding doors are available in a variety of formats including single sliding, bi-parting, telescopic or curved. An automatic sliding door is extremely flexible and very versatile and therefore suited to a variety of locations.

The principal feature of an automatic sliding door is a highly intelligent microprocessor which monitors all door movements in real time. This creates a high level of performance and a safe and reliable door system. 

This is complemented by an emergency fail safe system, which allows the sliding door to be operated in the event of power failure.

Key features and benefits
of automatic sliding doors:

  • Suitable for most building types
  • Microprocessor controlled
  • DSS warranty
  • Highly reliable
  • Energy efficient
  • Low running costs
  • User friendly
  • Can incorporate mechanical breakout therefore suitable for means of escape
  • UPS fail safe system
  • Available in a range of finishes
  • Suitable for secure areas allowing for access control electrical and mechanical locking systems.

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Kirklands NHS, Lanarkshire

When the entrance to a department at the NHS Kirklands Hospital was at the planning stages, the architect wanted to introduce as much light as possible into the reception area. To assist him, DSS was able to glass mount the operator for the bi-parting doors using discrete stainless steel fixings, making the operator float over the door leaves and side screens, allowing as much light as possible into the area.