aïr 800 bi fold doors explained

Posted on 20.03.2023

aïr 800 bi fold doors are the Rolls Royce of aluminium bi-folding doors. There are endless design possibilities, whether you have a new build or are in the process of a home renovation, they’re the perfect fit for any project. They are also a great option for replacing sliding or French patio doors as they completely open up your living space to the outdoors, flooding it with natural light.

In this blog, we explain all there is to know about aïr 800 bi fold doors…


air bifold from inside

aïr 800 bi fold doors will make a stylish statement in your home with next to no disruption to your view, thanks to the sightlines being as slim as 108mm. Offering lots of design flexibility, there is the option of up to 10 panels, which can be up to 3m high and 1.2m wide, meaning your bi fold doors could span across up to 12 metres wide. This instantly brightens up a room, creating the illusion of extra space.


air 800 bifold door indoors

Have full control over the configuration of the door. This includes the size, number of panels and whether you would like the doors to fold internally or externally, open at the right hand side, left hand side or the middle.


For even more design flexibility, aluminium frames can be selected in any RAL colour with an aïrcoat finish. You can upgrade the coating to be scratch and dirt resistant paint too. Accompanying hardware is also available in a wide selection of colours to contrast with or complement your doors.


Designed to be long lasting, aïr 800 bi fold doors are expertly manufactured with Teflon®-coated weather seals which wrap around the hinges and frame, making them watertight up to 600pa. This provides an added layer of protection against dust, so dirt doesn’t stick to the rubber seals.

Making the switch to aïr 800 bi fold doors offers you and your home a wealth of benefits thanks to aluminium being resistant to corrosion, twisting, rusting, warping and fading. This results in them being very easy to maintain, all they need is a quick wipe down with a microfibre cloth and hot soapy water and they will be restored to their original look.


air bifold doors from the outside

aïr bi fold doors are designed with safety at the forefront, so have been tested to PAS 24 standards and are fitted with the 3-star Ultion cylinder lock as standard, which is one of the most advanced on the market. It features an 11-pin configuration, that when an attack is detected, triggers lockdown mode.

Thermal efficiency and weather resistance

Offering impressive energy-saving performance aïr 800 bi fold doors has 1.4 W/m²K U-Values. The lower the U-Value, the more energy efficient a bi fold door is. There is also a wealth of glazing options include 28mm, 36mm, and 42mm and they feature outstanding weather resistance and can also withstand wind pressure up to around 120mph, ensuring your home is kept draught-free and warm.

Easy to use

Engineered with exclusive aïrglide technology these bi fold doors can be opened with just two fingers, thanks to stainless steel rollers that allow a smooth opening so that panels can glide and fold in a super smooth and easy motion.

Choose aïr 800 bi fold doors from Bowalker Doors

Get in touch with our expert team at Bowalker Doors to get your aïr bi fold door project started.

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