Standard Panel Model

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standard panel bottom drawing with pet doorFlaps: Double flaps (one flap on each frame) made of flexible 3/16" clear PVC vinyl.  

Inner Frame:  Inner frame made of two separate metal extrusions.  Three sides entrap the security cover.  Both extrusions are .063" wall thickness.

Outer Frame: Extruded 6063-T5 aluminum with .063" wall thickness.  Designed to sleeve into the inside frame.

Alnico5 Magnets: A 1/4" rod magnet 1 1/2" long made from an aluminum, nickel and cobalt alloy known for strength and durability. Door size determines number of magnets.

Strikes:  Made of ferrous stainless steel. 1 1/2" long, 3/4" tall and 1/32" thick.  U shaped with interior prongs, when pressed onto the vinyl flap, the barbed prongs hold firmly.

Weather-stripping:  Flap is surrounded by 1/2" black nylon pile for maximum insulation. Nylon is woven into a backing 9/32" wide and 1/32" thick.

Security Cover: Standard cover is 1/4" thick King Starboard® polymer sheet available in choice of opaque Black, opaque White, opaque Sanshade or opaque Dolphin Gray to coordinate with our four frame colors. Extremely shock and impact resistant.  Has a 3/8" diameter locking hole.

Cover Handle: A lightweight zinc alloy cabinet knob pull type handle in a satin nickel finish that is 25/32” wide, 19/32” tall and 53/64” deep with a 1/2” deep and 21/32” wide finger hole. It is attached to the cover with a 12 mm long zinc coated steel flat head Philips screw with a .70 thread size that is countersunk to prevent scratching the frame.



Pin Lock: A 1/4" diameter positive action steel pin encased with 5/32" thick fabricated plated steel.


standard panel model pet door drawingstandard panel pet door top drawingJamb: Two heavy extruded pieces of aluminum extending the entire length of panel on each side. 1/16" walled 1 5/8" x 7/8". Top of jamb members are cut at installation to allow panel to fit door opening.  Screws are set into jamb through door channel at top, outer edge and/or bottom of panel.

Locking Strip:  Separate metal strip to be attached to leading edge of sliding glass door for panel door lock to secure into.

Panel Door Lock:  Patio style door lock on panel that secures into the locking strip.

Infill Adjustment:  Two pieces of 1/16" aluminum extrusion, 3 1/2" tall with 1/2" flange on inner side. Fastened together at flanges with two 1/8" x 3/16" pan head screws.  They are raised to cover  the open area once the panel is installed and held in place by tightening 3/16" x 3" pan head screws located on outside of the panel.

Glass:  Double pane insulated tempered glass.

Vinyl Weather-stripping:  Unit comes with extra length of 1 7/8" x 1/16" black vinyl weather-stripping to attach to either the leading or back edge of one of the patio doors to prevent air leaks.