Group company Lietzke Doors has developed a new adjustable door frame ideal for speedy installation to precast or masonry door openings. The door frame includes sliding capping channels and adjustable jacking screws that wind out, pressing the capping channels tight to the masonry/concrete opening. The jacking screws are then screw fixed with masonry screws to the wall structure fully securing the door frame.
The jacking screws can be wound in or out prior to final fixing to set the door rebate square and true, no matter what the shape of the wall opening is. The wall openings can vary in opening size by 20mm or more and when installed the frame will leave no gaps to the masonry and not affect the door leaf size, making them ideal for use with standard size door leaves. The holes to access the jacking screws are hidden in the door rebate and capped with plastic caps. The location of these points are therefore not only hidden from sight but also tamper proof.
This ingenious door frame not only makes fitting door frames to irregular openings easy, but also the speed of install makes them overall very cost effective.
Frames are available powder coated, prime painted or raw and come complete with jacking feet, masonry anchor screws and frame hole plugs.
Lietzke Doors, Australia’s premier manufacturer of portable switchroom door units, was recently asked to provide door units for buildings heading to the South Hedland Power Station project, located in the north west of Western Australia. The Cyclone Rating for this location is Region D with the terrain rating Category 2 which indicated the doors needed to withstand the highest wind and impact rating on the Australian Mainland.
Lietzke already manufactures certified wind rated door units for this region but now has passed the impact tested option as well. The door units were tested at Azuma Testings NATA certified lab with an impact test speed of 44 metres per second. The door design passed with flying colours.
Lietzke is now in the manufacture and delivery phase of 31 specialised door units to Mayfield Industries, manufacturer of the switchroom buildings for the project.
Group company Rivers Locking Systems has recently being chosen to upgrade the door security at the Melbourne Remand Centre.
The 420 Series four point lock was chosen as a part of this overhaul, but was required to be modified to allow the existing mortice locks to be useable for daytime operations.
As Rivers locks are made to order locally in Australia, our design engineers were able to quickly adapt the standard 420 set up to suit the customers specified requirements. This included adjusting the width of the lock, having the central cross bar lowered and vertical strut moved across.
Group company Austral Monsoon Building Products (AMBP) has recently completed the Energex Depot at Berrinba Queensland, working with the head contractor FKG Group to achieve a tight construction program.
AMBP manufactured and installed vertical and horizontal large format Sun Fins to provide shade to the office glazing areas. The Sun Fins where finished in Dulux “Teal” and “Blue Ridge”.
AMBP have a large range of Sun Fins and other architectural shading products including elliptical and square profile blades. Sizes range from 70mm to 1100mm deep.
Group company Austral Monsoon Newcastle has recently completed the supply and installation of two Rapid Roll doors for the Newcastle Agri Terminal.
Working directly with the client, the project was completed to allow rapid entry and egress of grain trucks.
Group company Mirage Doors have recently completed the supply and installation of a Fiesta door at the Oroton shop in Sydney’s T3 Domestic Terminal.
Oroton wanted a product that is easy to use and that would showcase their latest airport store. The Mirage Fiesta Stacking Door fitted those requirements and was selected.
The door stacks off to a stacking portal on one side via our Parallel tracking system. This type of tracking system allows for the doors to be moved in a parallel state and then simply stack back at 45 deg in the cupboard.
Each panel is unique and consists of 6.38mm laminated glass encased in an aluminium powdercoated frame. The product can be tailor made to suite any size opening or application.
Group company Mirage Doors has recently completed the supply and installation of a Fiesta stacking door for the new Sephora shop in Macquarie Centre, North Ryde.
As an upmarket retail brand, Sephora wanted a high end shopfront to reflect their image.
The Fiesta spans an impressive 11 metres wide and 3 metres high. During trade, the door stacks off to a side closure via a 90 degree chicane track system. When in the closed position, store access is made possible by a single egress door.
Each panel consists of 6.38mm laminated glass encased in an aluminium frame, powder coated in a Satin Black.
The Fiesta door is made to order and can be customised to suit individual customer needs and any shop front size.
Group company Austral Monsoon has recently completed the supply and installation of twelve Austral Monsoon H20 Hold Open Fire Rated Roller Shutters at St Patrick’s College in Strathfield.
The shutters were required to be fixed over the windows in order to achieve the building’s fire rating.
The guides, curtains and hoods were all finished in a Dulux “Ironstone” powder coat to match the Colourbond on site.
Working with Co-Wyn Building Group Austral Monsoon supplied on time and on budget.
Group company Austral Monsoon have recently completed an installation comprising of twenty-six roller shutters working in conjunction with Watpac Speciality Services at Oakburn Protein Plant in Tamworth.
The site itself consists of 3 buildings – Main Building (twenty 100 x 1.0 chain operated and electrically operated steel roller shutters), Boiler House (four E85 Panorama electrically operated aluminium roller shutters) and Storage Building (two 100 x 1mm electrically operated roller steel shutters).
Most of the roller shutters within the Main Building were designed specifically to meet the criteria of minimal airflow requirements through the curtain when the roller shutters are closed.
Group company Ansa Doors has recently completed the supply and installation of a one off car park roller shutter at the new boutique hotel and serviced apartment development at Hawthorn East. The premises will be completed by October 2015 and will include base building works comprising of fully undercover car parking.
The project initially presented some challenges. The design brief called for an over-sized roller shutter to be installed in the narrow driveway lane alongside the building. Ansa Doors designed and constructed the door, then together with its experienced installation crew carefully maneuvered the door into position and successfully completed the installation without a hitch. The door measured 12.9 m wide by 3.0 m high.