They can be pre hung or in kit form for site assembly. The frames may not be timber, but MDF or metal, and may form part of a partitioning system. The door leaves may have hardboard or non timber faces.
Timber doorsets can be covered by various product standards. External doorsets without fire resistance can be CE marked to EN14351-1. From 1st July 2013 all external doorsets will be CE marked. prEN14351-2 for internal doorsets and pren16034 for fire doorsets are soon to be published.
Timber doorsets offer a number of performance characteristics including thermal properties, acoustic, security, air tightness, fire resistance, fire escape as well as basic durability. Each of these can be proved by testing to various standards some of which form part of CE marking.
For in-depth information on timber doorset products click here to go to our Timber Doorset Group page
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