Special-Lite Introduces “All-Fiberglass” Doors

New AF Series products offer corrosion and impact resistance; also support healthcare and food industry sterilization requirements. DECATUR, MI – Special-Lite, Inc. has announced the addition of two new All-Fiberglass (AF) series of doors and frames to the Special-Lite® line of heavy-duty entrance systems. Included are AF-100 Series doors, the industry’s only unitized, hermetically sealed,…Read More»

Building the Special in Special-Lite

With a name like “Special-Lite,” we have a certain reputation to uphold.  So, we took stock of what’s special about Special-Lite and came up with a long list of items.  Not surprising, many product-related features appeared on the list as did many process-related components.   Still, we knew there was a critical element missing—the wonderful…Read More»

SecureLite Now Available with Muntins

SecureLite has become the go-to product for security glazing and intrusion-resistant applications. This lite kit offers a secure ½” or 1” glass bite, is flexible in terms of glass thicknesses (¼” to 1”), and is appealing visually with no visible fasteners despite its strong through-bolt assembly. New for SecureLite is the presence of integrated muntins…Read More»

Thermal Barrier Exception

Thermal Barrier Exception The International Code Council (ICC) is responsible for the International Building Code (IBC).  According to IBC section 2603, foam-filled building products, such as walls and doors, must use an approved thermal barrier between the foam and the interior of the building. But there are exceptions.  When the door need not be fire…Read More»

Special-Lite Upcoming Trade Shows

Special-Lite participates in many trade shows throughout the year. Here are the trade shows we are looking forward to yet in 2017 (check back for updates):   Jul 21 – 23: APPA/PCAPPA 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition | San Francisco, CA APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA 2017 is the platform for discussion, information share, networking, and much more! Join…Read More»