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AS 2688:2017


Timber and composite doors

Sets out requirements for the selection, identification, installation, finishing, and maintenance of timber and composite doors and doorsets for internal and external application.
Published: 19/10/2017
Pages: 30
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Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Definitions
2 Selection, classification and identification
2.1 Selection
2.2 Classification of door types
2.2.1 Location Internal External
2.2.2 Construction Glazed door Flush panel door General Hollow core door Semi-solid core door Solid door Joinery door General Framed door Framed and braced door Framed and ledged door Framed, ledged and braced door Ledged and braced door Louvred door
2.2.3 Operation
2.3 Security considerations for doorsets
2.4 Environmental considerations
2.5 Identification
2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Labelling
3 Door surfaces
3.1 Specification of surfaces
3.2 Abnormalities in door surfaces
3.2.1 Surface undulations
3.2.2 Joints in the surface of the door
3.2.3 Grain
3.2.4 Colour variations in timber
3.3 Surface preparation
3.3.1 Sanding
3.3.2 Cross-grain sanding
3.4 Applied finishes to door surfaces
3.4.1 General comment on timber products
3.4.2 Priming/sealing
3.4.3 Stain/clear finishes
3.4.4 Paint finishes
3.4.5 Other finishes
3.5 Exterior finishes
4 Standard sizes
4.1 Standard sizes and dimensions
4.1.1 Door leaves
4.1.2 Doorsets
4.1.3 Number of hinges
4.2 Door jamb sizes
5 Structural and construction criteria
5.1 General
5.2 Structural requirements
5.2.1 Flush panel doors
5.2.2 Joinery doors
5.2.3 Glazing
5.3 Physical requirements
5.3.1 Dimensional manufacturing limits
5.3.2 Squareness
5.3.3 Flatness General Twist Bowing Bowing in the width
5.3.4 Strength of door face
5.3.5 Balanced construction
5.3.6 Moisture content
5.3.7 Provision for hardware General Flush panel doors Joinery doors
5.3.8 Reinforcement points General Identification of reinforcement points (labelling)
6 Storage, handling and maintenance
6.1 Storage
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Stacking
6.2 Handling
6.2.1 Transport
6.2.2 Sealing
6.3 Maintenance
7 Installation of doorsets
7.1 Installation criteria
7.2 Clearances for hinged doors
7.3 Door seals
7.4 Fittings and hardware
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Size and quantity of hinges and pivots
7.4.3 Door controls and closers
7.4.4 Locksets
7.4.5 Hardware installation
7.5 Special purpose doorsets
Appendix A
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Principle
B3 Apparatus
B4 Test specimen
B5 Procedure
B5.1 Determination of twist
B5.2 Determination of bowing
B6 Report
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Principle
C3 Apparatus
C4 Test specimen
C5 Procedure
C6 Report
Cited references in this standard
Plywood and blockboard for exterior use
Timber — Methods of test, Method 1: Moisture content
Locksets and hardware for doors and windows, Part 5: Controlled door closing devices (EN 1154:1996, MOD)
Locksets and hardware for doors and windows, Part 2: Mechanical locksets for doors and windows in buildings
Locksets and hardware for doors and windows, Part 1: Glossary of terms and rating system
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