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Folding Doors

Visofold can be used in domestic applications as either an alternative to sliding doors, or to open up an entire wall as part of a conservatory; the system will make the most of a beautiful view or bring a garden into the home.

Used commercially in a bar, café or restaurant, Visofold can create a glazed screen that allows in the maximum ingress of light in inclement weather, and will also easily glide to open up an entire wall in warmer weather. Visofold doors offer a choice of opening configurations to suit any application. Choose to fold the sashes internally or externally, place the opening at the side so the sashes all fold one way, at one end, to create a single entrance door for easy access, or in the middle to give the option of a double door.

All Visofold profiles feature a polyamide thermal break that enhances the thermal performance of the profile and improves the overall U-Value. Profiles feature EPDM high quality gaskets and weather brushes to aid weather resistance. Visofold complies with the requirements of Building Regulations Document L 2010. Security is assured by multi-point lock mechanisms on main opening sashes, and shoot-bolt locking on floating mullions.

All Visofold doors have the option of either low thresholds for unimpeded, easy access, or rebated thresholds that offer improved weather resistance. Visofold doors are available in a choice of standard or non-standard colours, including metallic, wood-structure, dual colour and Smart’s unique Sensations range of textured finishes.


  • Polyamide Thermal Break for superior insulation
  • Security locking on main doors and intermediate stiles
  • Maximum sash weight up to 85 kg
  • High performance weathering
  • Internally beaded
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • Attractive, slim-line profiles offer reduced sightlines
  • Profiles available in either square or rounded edge options
  • Fabricated using mitred corners
  • Lock mechanism available with domestic style ‘lift-up’ handle and an adjustable, one-piece keep
  • Manufactured using Smarts punch tooling


  • Opening inside or outside of building
  • Accommodates glazing from 6mm to 38mm units and panels
  • Choice between standard cill or 1ow cill profile allowing levelling of frame with floor
  • Accommodates many styles and opening options
  • Single or dual colour finishes
  • Slides left or right in opening


The Visifold system can be made in various configurations as well as a number of various colours. Some of the solid colours are shown in the colour palette below, plus there are another 20 metallic colours and wood grain effect available.

Dual colours are also available (that is a different colour inside to out to match your decor) and we can produce matching handles as well.

palette 1015m


Aluminium: Constructed of aluminium alloy extrusion to BS EN 755, extruded from 6063 T6 alloy.
Co-extruded profiles: According to DIN 7863, TV110, BFP 85301, ISO 3994, tested and approved according to an artificial ageing test of “Plexi glass” combined with vulcanised rubber.
Thermal break: Polyamide strips PA 6.6.25% reinforced with glass fibre.


Electrostatic Powder coating: According to the guidelines of A.P.A.- Qualicoat in most of the current RAL-colours. The composed profiles (with thermal break) can be coated with different inner and outer colours (Dual Colour). Anodisation in satin or bronze colours with EWAA/EURAS-Qualinod quality label.

Also available in woodstructure finish to imitate different woodstructures (Powder coated according to Qualicoat standards).


The profiles consist of 2 aluminium extrusions which are separated from one another by polyamide strips PA 6.6.25 reinforced with glass fibre. A gluing thread, rolled and pushed in together with the thermal break profile ensures a strong adhesion after melting and flowing, when the profiles are heated in the hardening furnace.


  • Air Permeability: Class 4 600Pa
  • Resistance to wind load: Class A4 1800Pa
  • Watertightness: Class E 750Pa


  • Built-in depth: – outer frame 82mm, sash 74.5mm
  • Sealings: – with extruded E.P.D.M. rubbers and PP brushes
  • Glazing: – from 24 to 38

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