Introducing SAFTIfire Framing AL20 Full-Vision Aluminum Doors

ByDiana S
| May 1, 2012

SAFTI FIRST® introduces full-vision aluminum doors

Introducing SAFTIfire Framing AL20 Full-Vision Aluminum Doors

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Diana San Diego
888.653.3333 ext. 756



20 minute full-vision aluminum stile and rail doors with SuperLite I clear specialty tempered glazing

SAN FRANCISCO (May 1, 2012) – SAFTI FIRST®, leading USA-manufacturer of fire rated glazing and framing systems, is pleased to announce the addition of SAFTIfire Framing AL20 to its growing product line. SAFTIfire Framing AL20 by SAFTI FIRST® is a 20-minute, full-vision, stile and rail aluminum door that incorporates SuperLite I clear specialty tempered glazing. SuperLite I with PPG Starphire® Ultra-Clear and SuperLite I pattern glass are also available glazing options. Fully listed and labeled by Intertek-Warnock Hersey, this product meets NFPA 252, UL 10C for positive pressure and CPSC Cat. II impact safety.

“We’re excited to offer the only fire rated aluminum door designed specifically for the U.S. 20-minute market,” says Jeff Griffiths, Director of Business Development for SAFTI FIRST®. “The profiles easily accommodate the entire range of readily available commercial hardware options.”

SAFTIfire Framing AL20 by SAFTI FIRST® is available up to 4’0″ x 9’0″ for both single and pair doors. It will also have 5″ stile, 5-1/2″ top rail, 1-3/4″ depth and 10″ ADA-compliant, adjustable bottom rail that can accommodate irregular floor conditions. These doors are delivered factory-glazed and prepped for hardware for easy installation.

Specifications, standard details and a list of standard hardware and finishes can be downloaded from Custom hardware, finishes and glazing options are available upon request.

For more information, please call 888.653.3333 or visit


Founded in 1981, SAFTI FIRST® Fire Rated Glazing Solutions ( has been serving the architectural and building communities and is the recognized leader in manufacturing fire rated glass and framing for over 30 years. As the premier source for fire-rated glazing, SAFTI FIRST® was the first to introduce transparent fire rated walls to the U.S. market. Our SuperLite™ product line, fire rated from 20 minutes to three hours, includes fire-retardant filled glass units, safety ceramics, safety wired glass and SuperLite I-XL, a patented breakthrough fire protective product that significantly reduces radiant heat transfer (does not meet ASTM E119 and requires AHJ approval for 45 and 60 minute applications). SuperLite™ products can protect against noise, attack, impact, bullets, blast, hurricane and UV rays and is available in any custom architectural make-up, including enhanced energy performance applications. SAFTIfire GPX Framing is fire rated from 20 minutes to 2 hours. Our products are manufactured in the U.S. for fast lead times. For more information, call 888.653.3333.

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