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Aluminum Entrance Doors, Aluminum and FRP Doors, Fiberglass (FRP) Entry Doors, Aluminum Frames, and Fiberglass Frames

We manufacture high quality eco-friendly, commercial aluminum doors and frames for over 40 years. We have also produced aluminum and fiberglass FRP entry doors for more than three decades. We are the original innovators of Aluminum FRP Entrance Doors. The quality commercial architectural doors and frames, withstand active use and the harshest environments. The SL-17, FRP Door illustrates of our expertise in the commercial door manufacturing arena.

Aluminum Doors

Our aluminum entrance doors set the standard for superior craftsmanship. Some of the products we make are the SL-14, Narrow Stile and Rail Door and the SL-15, Wide Stile and Rail Door. We also make the SL-16 Aluminum Flush Door and the Aluminum Plank Door. We produce aluminum entrances using 100% recycled aluminum. After many years of use, if you no longer need the door or frame – you can recycle it.

FRP Doors

An FRP Door is a Fiberglass Reinforced Polyester (FRP) Door encased in an Aluminum or Fiberglass Framing System. It is made for exterior openings in high use and abuse areas such as schools and hospitals. Special-Lite was the first company to create an Aluminum FRP Flush Door, namely the SL-17 FRP Door, using pebble grain face sheets in 1981 and is the largest volume producer of FRP Doors in the United States.

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We continue to make great strides in perfecting our FRP Aluminum door system. The SL-17 FRP Aluminum Door is one of our most famous doors. Introduced into the market as the School Door the SL-17 is true to its name. It has stood up to the challenge of environments with a high level of abuse and high volume traffic. The advantages of owning this door include its light weight and ease of installation. It is gentle on hardware use, and corrosion/dent/scratch resistance. The SL-17 SpecLite3™ pebble grain coating on the FRP Door is long lasting and durable. It also eliminates the need for painting and is available in other colors. Other FRP Aluminum Doors we offer have the same robust aluminum interior construction. They only have a different FRP face ‘look.' These doors include the sandstone grain, wood grain, and a wood grain colonial. Some of the hardware items we make are Aluminum FRP Doors are flush pulls and continuous gear hinges. We also make the SL-301 Adjustable Door Bottom. Our FRP door models have amazing thermal performance, complimented by our Thermal Broken Framing. When you need Hurricane or HVHZ doors, with minor manufacturing changes, we can make one for you. Our doors have the Florida Building Code and Miami-Dade County approvals. Contact Special-Lite for more information. Also, for up to 90-minute fire door locations, we have ‘matching’ door products. These doors are also available with door lites and louvers. They even come oversized and with different sizes odd sizes and also curved configurations. Why would you want any other door?

Fiberglass Entry Doors

We manufacture our 100% Fiberglass Doors and Frames with processes to meet your needs. The pultruded AF-100 Fiberglass Door and Frame are resistant to warping, fading or cracking. Pultruded Fiberglass Doors are completely sealed against moisture for ease of cleaning and sterilization. The pultrusion process utilizes a high glass content. Our fiberglass doors are second to none when it comes to strength and quality. They will never succumb to rust. They are the perfect choice for laboratories or sterile facilities. Such facilities include restaurants, food processing, hospitals and water treatment facilities. The AF-100 Door is the only door manufactured using the pultrusion process. The Pultrusion process is an industry-exclusive technique pioneered by Universal Pultrusions, LLC. We have four Composite Fiberglass Door models. All four models have the same design but offer a broad range of door face textures. The AF-200 is smooth; AF-217 is pebble grain, and the AF-220 has a sandstone texture. A wood grain option is coming soon. Our entrance doors all meet or exceed the demands of architects, engineers, and dealers. They have also met the standard of designers, and contractors. They are suitable for commercial, governmental, educational, industrial, recreational, or transportation demands. Special-Lite is a manufacturer and an innovator.
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Aluminum and FRP Entrance Doors

Since 1971 Special-Lite has engineered and manufactured custom fabricated commercial aluminum entrance door systems and architectural product solutions. For over 40 years Architects, General Contractors, and Facility Managers have relied on Special-Lite for quality engineered, high-performance entrance systems, designed to hold up under extreme use and abuse, delivering the lowest total life cycle cost.

Special-Lite is recognized for its expertise in the processing and production of aluminum and FRP entrance doors and door frames. Our comprehensive product portfolio has solved a broad set of needs in both standard and custom applications for interior and exterior entrance door requirements. From our heavy duty commercial aluminum entrance doors and interior glass framing systems, our industry leading fiberglass flush door family of products, to our interior aluminum glass office fronts, we offer an extensive best-in-class product offering.

Our standard and custom products support most any building type, with special expertise in educational, governmental, healthcare, food/chemical/pharmaceutical production, retail, commercial office space, and or large event or sports venues.

Special-Lite offers a wide variety of products to solve your door entrance challenges.

Monumental Stile and Rail Doors
Aluminum and FRP Doors
Fiberglass Entry Doors
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Fire Rated Doors
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