Commercial Series | Series 51

Commercial Series | Series 51

Light Commercial Door

Light Commercial Door
Maximum Panel Height* 3000mm
Maximum Panel Width* 900mm
Maximum Glass Thickness ≤ 10.38mm
BAL40 Testing Certified

* Subject to individual site conditions and wind loads. Contact AWS Technical Support for more information, e-mail

Key Features / Performance Characteristics

  • 50mm thick aluminium door stiles are significantly stronger than industry standard 44mm thick stiles.
  • Series 51 aluminium doors have removable snap-on glazing beads on horizontals and wrap around stiles.
  • Stiles are screwed to rails using 10# Pan head stainless steel self-tapping spline screws and custom aluminium backing plate.
  • Hinged door glass can be blocked with custom stile glazing block and adjustable setting block.
  • Series 51 hinged doors will accept glass up to 10.38mm thick.
  • Horizontal rails can be fitted with square or splayed glazing beads.
  • 19mm high glazing beads ensure that the glass gets the right bite.
  • These commerical hinged doors can be security glazed with captive external glazing wedge.
  • Four midrail options 50mm, 115mm, 125mm and 200mm deep.
  • Lock stile wide enough to accept most lock types.
  • Rebated French meeting stiles option available.
  • Note: Series 50 and 52 door joinery is stronger than Series 51.
  • Series 51 hinged doors can be fitted with Centor S1E Eco Screen

Resources & Downloads


    • Beading

      Variety of beads available for single glazed applications.
    • Stiles

      Selection of stiles for varying applications including a wide stile as detailed.
    • Hinging

      AWS designed hinged backing plate for extra strength and security.
    • Wheels

      Heavy duty adjustable double bogey wheel assemblies.
    • Interlocks

      Specially designed interlocking extrusions for multiple doors and frame interlock.
    • Strength

      Strong 50mm thick doors are 70% stronger than conventional 44mm thick doors.

    AWS hardware options designed for use with Series 51 Light Commercial Door.


    AWS systems designed to share similar aesthetic and performance qualities to Series 51.


    AWS systems which offer a similiar function to Series 51 but differ in aesthetics and performance.