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Aluminum Doors and Fiberglass FRP Doors

Since 1981, Special-Lite has been a leader in providing high-quality commercial aluminum doors, with American materials and assembled in Decatur, Michigan. We manufactured the first Aluminum FRP Doors in the USA and are experts in quality aluminum doors and frames that withstand the harshest environments without failure. This Aluminum FRP Door is the SL-17 and established us as a leader in the door industry. The SL-17 FRP door has also been called “The School Door,” after being installed in many K-12 schools and college and university campuses in USA and Canada. We are the leader when it comes to FRP Doors. Second to no other manufacturer in the level of expertise, door performance, quality and volume of FRP doors sold. The aluminum FRP doors, the (SL-17 and the SL-20 FRP Doors)respectively, are resistant to scratches, dents, graffiti and have through color FRP face sheet. Between the SL-17 FRP Door and SL-20 FRP Door, a large variety of FRP colors (23) are available. Restaurants, Government Buildings, Sports Arenas, Pools, Hospitals, and many high traffic locations are using our Aluminum and FRP Doors. Our Fiberglass Reinforced Polyester (FRP) doors have scalable; independent laboratory tested performance that meet the needs of today’s Standards: ASHRAE Energy, Blast Resistant, Ballistic Resistant, HVHZ, GREENGUARD, and FDA. Special-Lite's commercial aluminum and FRP Doors are a perfect replacements for deteriorated hollow metal or steel doors because they are resistant to rust or the effects of oxidation. Our FRP doors are very easy to clean and are commonly used in bathrooms and shower stalls (the aluminum louvered door is a good example of this). For many types of installations, interior or exterior, if you need a beautiful door with beast performance, our aluminum entrance doors and FRP doors will thoroughly satisfy your need.

The Fiberglass Reinforced Polyester (FRP) Door System

The FRP Door System is a Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic face sheet on an aluminum door chassis. This type of FRP door, which has a mixture of aluminum and fiberglass, is also known as an Aluminum FRP Door. An FRP Door System can also be a fully pultruded Fiberglass FRP Door installed in an all fiberglass FRP frame. These FRP door systems are found in corrosive environments such as food manufacturing or prep areas, water/wastewater treatment facilities, restaurants, gyms, shower rooms or ANY location that has the challenging environment.

FRP Fire Rated Doors

The fire rated FRP Door has a fire-resistant composite or mineral core that is used in openings rated up to 90 minutes. It can also come as a Fire Rated Fiberglass FRP Door that can also be used in openings up to 90 minutes.