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Hurricane Impact Rated

Aluminum HD82

Thermally Insulated Aluminum
Bi-fold Door System

Ultimate performance in High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) conditions and other wind-borne areas with an outstanding Cat 5 hurricane testing and DP70 rating.

10 Year Manufacturers Warranty

10 Product Warranty


The HD82 Impact rated bi-fold door is the ultimate choice for hurricane areas, offering total peace while protecting your family.

With Florida Building Code approval, the HD82 Impact Rated system from FSDC Global met and exceeded the performance requirements set forth by the organization which tests products designed and manufactured to comply with requirements of the Florida Building Code including the High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ), listed below are the tests the HD82 Impact were subjected too:

  • Large Missile Impact test procedures
  • Uniform Static Air Pressure Loading testing for impact and non impact resistant building envelope components
  • Cyclic Wind Pressure Loading test procedures
  • Water Infiltration and Resistance test procedures, dynamic and passive
  • Forced entry test procedures

The HD82 bi-fold door is similar in appearance to our AA72 system, but with hidden additional features to increase it’s strength to enable this a High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) condition status.

The main difference is that the thermally broken aluminum profile is reinforced with steel running throughout all of the door panel perimeter, additionally the interlocking tongue & groove feature is solid and the glass units are laminated to resist missile break through during a hurricane. Exceptionally durable, versatile and strong, the HD82 can work within any living arrangement or commercial situation, providing the ultimate WOW factor, in terms of aesthetics, functionality in hurricane prone areas.

Thermally insulated profiles provide a product that is also highly thermally efficient, ensuring your property stays the right temperature throughout the year, keeping your heating and cooling bills low, saving you money!

The HD82 is custom made to your exacting requirements - meaning as a customer you get to specify; dimensions, product style, opening style, configuration, color, finish, hardware, thresholds, glass specification, glazing options, magnetic stops, ventilation and internal blinds.

Our HD82 aluminum system can also be manufactured in as little as five days, when using our standard colors; Jet Black (RAL 9005 matt), Traffic White (RAL 9016 satin) and Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016 matt).

A matching range of windows and doors are available to complement the HD82 bi-fold door.

HD82 profile drawing


Key Features
  • Available in any RAL, special color/texture, anodized color, or dual color option
  • Available with or without external cill
  • Buying direct from the manufacturer
  • Child friendly/fitted with finger safe gaskets
  • Choice of nine threshold (bottom track) options
  • Contemporary modern appearance
  • DP70 Impact Rating
  • Dual running (top and bottom) encapsulated rollers for even weight distribution
  • Easy to operate - effortlessly smooth
  • Finger safe gaskets - so no need to worry about fingers getting caught
  • Hard wearing powder coated finish / resistant to scratching and denting
  • Heavy duty corner connectors for increased strength, durability and rigidity
  • Improved structural integrity
  • Inward and outward opening options
  • Low threshold - zero trip hazard / ADA compliant
  • Maintenance free, life expectancy of up to 25 years
  • Matching range of windows and doors available
  • Secure roller system, encapsulated within the track
  • Security hinges - non surface mounted
  • Slim flat handles for reduced stacking for when the doors are in use
  • Slim sightline of just 130mm (60/5/5/60) - 5 1/8” (2 3/8” / 3/16” / 3/16” / 2 3/8”)
  • Steel reinforced profile
  • Slim sight lines and a choice of frame designs
  • Thermally broken for greater thermal efficiency
  • Finger safe and severe weather rated seals and gaskets
  • Marine treatment available for salt water environments
  • Dual running roller system, encapsulated in the track
  • Hidden Rollers and locking
  • Corner posts can be incorporated to produce corner openings
  • In-line out of sight track offering a practical functionality
  • Marine treatment available for salt water environments
  • Outlet Water escape
  • Pull handle(s), to enable ease of operation and easy closing
  • Resistant to scratching & denting
  • Robust hardware using our own ‘Fold N Slide’ hardware range
  • Steel wheels sealed bearings for maintenance free use
  • Structurally strong - built to last
  • Thicker, stronger aluminum profiles than most competitors


  • Five point multi-locking to access door with ‘Secured by Design’ (SBD) security cylinders
  • Three star diamond ABS TS007 euro cylinders (anti-snap, anti-pick, anti-bump, anti-drill)
  • Encapsulated rollers/running gear within the track, preventing it from being attacked
  • End panels and access doors are fitted with high security locking mechanisms
  • Hardened steel hook locks and dead bolts
  • Impact (laminated) glass
  • Intermediate panel joints are held closed by internal shoot-bolts top and bottom
  • Internally glazed/beaded (option to upgrade to laminated impact glass)
  • Option of key locking shoot-bolts are available for added security and external access
  • Passed tests equivalent to a 300lb man trying to force entry
  • Security hinges (non face fixed) to prevent the pins from being removed and the hinge being forced from the door
  • Solid tongue and groove (interlocking) door panels to prevent lever opening
  • Secure roller system, encapsulated within the track
  • Shoot bolts - Top and bottom, locate directly into both top and bottom track
  • Steel reinforced aluminum profile
  • Stronger/thicker (1.75mm) aluminum profile

Threshold Options

We currently offer nine threshold options to satisfy all applications and current building regulations, with all options available as either inward or outward opening. But for the many, the most popular option is our flush threshold that blends the inside floor with the outside floor, especially those with children, elderly or wheel chair users.

Our flush track is ADA compliant, fully weather-rated and the profile itself is available in a choice of 2 colors / finishes; anodized silver (standard) and bronze.

HD82 threshold showing flush track option

Flush track
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing flush track with rebate option

Flush track with rebate
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing flush track with cill option

Flush track with cill
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing flush track with cill and rebate option

Flush track with cill and rebate
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing raised track option

Raised track
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing raised track with rebate option

Raised track with rebate
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing raised track with cill option

Raised track with cill
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing raised track with cill and rebate option

Raised track with cill and rebate
Threshold option

HD82 threshold showing raised track with double cill option

Raised track with double cill
Threshold option


  • High performance seals/gaskets
  • PVC Nitrile (synthetic rubber) gaskets, fitted as standard and used to seal the double glazed units into the panels and protect the door from water ingress
  • PVC Nitrile seals between each panel (including top and bottom of the panel) to prevent water, wind and noise from entering the property
  • Tested for water ingress, wind resistance and air permeability
  • Weather head drip bar - moulded top profile
  • ASTM E283 tested for air pressure
  • ASTM E331 tested for water penetration
  • ASTM E330 tested for structural load

The main properties of PVC Nitrile is its outstanding heat, acoustic and thermal resistances.

Thermal efficiency
  • No condensation
  • Super Spacer® bars fitted as standard to glass units
  • Thermally insulated aluminum profiles
  • Thermally insulated aluminum track
  • U-Value of complete unit from 1.42 W/m2k
  • U-Factor of complete unit from 0.31
  • UKAS PAS23 weather tested
  • Weather tested to over 5000 pascals


Frame width: 60mm / 2⅜in
Frame depth: 70mm / 2¾in
Maximum opening width: 18300mm / 60ft
Maximum opening height: 4000mm / 13ft (Max. tested 2440mm / 8ft)
Panel height range (min/max): 305mm / 1ft - 4000mm / 13ft (Max. tested 2440mm / 8ft)
Panel width range (min/max): 305mm / 1ft - 1100mm / 3ft 7 1/2in
Material: Aluminum (thermally insulated)
Stock colors: 9016 Traffic White (Satin)/9005 Jet Black (Matt)/7016 Anthracite Grey (Matt)
Optional colors: Any RAL color/dual color/anodized or special finish
U-Value of complete unit - W/m2k: 1.42 - 1.83
U-Value of center pane (Glass) - W/m2k: 0.92
U-Factor of complete unit - Btu/h·ft²·°F: 0.31 - 0.57
Aluminum thickness: 1.75mm / 1/16in
Warranty (Product): Up to 10 years
Warranty (Manufacturers): 10 years
Glass units, standard: 28mm / 1⅛in double glazed, low-E tempered
Glass units, optional: Triple glazing, laminated, anti-sun tinting (grey, bronze, green and blue), turtle glass, krypton gas


HD82 General Arrangement Drawings
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HD82 Bi-fold Track Detail (inc. drainage)
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