High-Performance Doors – Need Of The Hour For The New Normal
The last two years of mandatory Work from Home have highlighted the poor performances of most doors with heavy distractions noticed by everyone causing low concentration levels and inefficiencies. The day-to-day household noises from TV sets, music systems, pressure cookers, mixers, blenders, children playing at home etc. cause a high amount of noise pollution, which is heard on video conferences even if one closes the Door to keep such noises out.
Doors installed with the ideology of a panel to close the hole in the wall showcase Poor Performance in terms of reducing sound transmission. Indians have accepted defects observed in a door like swelling, warping, bending and high sound transfer as natural characteristics of doors, similar to how potholes have been accepted to be an integral part of the Indian roads.
The actual Privacy Function of a Door is fulfilled only when the Door provides Privacy of Sight + Privacy of Sound.
Modern Doors are expected to offer the below-mentioned performance as a Basic requirement:
• Guaranteed Impact Resistance of 20 kgs/cm2
• Low Burning Rate for Non-FRD of min. 20 minutes
• Thickness Precision of +/-0.1 mm of the Infill offer Doors with Perfect- Surface
• No Bending or Warping
• Climatic Stability
• Acoustic performance from 27 dB and above
• Screw Holding of min. 50 kgs per fully threaded screw
• Environment Friendly
• Low Formaldehyde Emission
• Ideal Weight Doors
In addition, Fire Doors should always offer dual performances concerning Acoustic Performances of a minimum of 34 dB together with 60 Fire Rating for Residential or Apartment Entrance/ Main Doors. Sauerland Spanplatte from Germany – World’s Largest Door Component Supplier, exporting to 90+ Countries with more than 100,000 doors produced daily using the Sauerland Technology has brought globally appreciated performance Driven solutions to India. Sauerland Spanplatte has geared their customers PAN India to offer the need-of-the-hour solutions by launching the Work from Home Doors concept with Acoustic Ratings from 27 dB up to 47 dB. Sauerland Spanplatte offers a unique solution to the End customers to procure performance Driven and Aesthetically Superior Doors from their Indian Partners.